Ocean Links Golf Course

Amelia Island Resort/Club,

Fernandina Beach, Florida FL 32035

  • Office

    +1 (904) 261 6161
  • Pro shop

    +1 (904) 277 5908
  • Fax

    +1 (904) 277 5990
  • Academy

    Amelia Island Plantation Golf Academy

About the course

  • The Course:

    18 holes. Tree-lined & open parkland. Gently undulating terrain

  • Surroundings:

    Woodland, oceanside and residential

  • Designer:

    Bobby Weed

Back
tees
Club
tees
Front
tees
Yards
6108
5007
4341
Par
70
70
70
SSS or slope
69.3
64.8
66.4

At the same location:

18-hole par-72 Oak Marsh course (6580 yds from back tees).

Location

Latitude:

30.554593

Longitude:

-81.450727

How to get there:

36 miles NE of Jacksonville

North of Jacksonville, leave Interstate-95 at exit 373 and head east on the A1A/200. After 11.2 miles turn right onto Amelia Island Parkway. After 3.4 miles turn right onto Amelia Road. After 1 mile go straight across at traffic light onto First Coast Highway (A1A). After 2.7 miles Amelia Island Resort is on your left. Access to Clubhouse is via the Resort entrance.

Amelia Island Resort/Club (Ocean Links course)

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.

Est. 1973

Amelia Island Resort (Ocean Links course): GOLF COURSE CLOSED IN 2017. As of 2020, it appears the course will remain closed.

[Original Where2Golf description]: If golf courses were limited to 6100 yards in length and had to include six par-3s, the Ocean Links at Amelia Island Plantation Resort/Club would doubtless be hailed as a model for all others. Generally tight and always well-bunkered, you'll need accuracy, good course management and a little local knowledge to prosper on this wonderfully testing and scenic course.

The Ocean Links layout takes you on a roaming seven-mile adventure through corridors of oak, pines and palmettos; alongside the mighty Atlantic Ocean for five holes and finally into an attractive lakeside setting for the closing par-4 17th and island green par-3 18th. The front-nine seaside trio, comprises the short par-4 4th, followed by two beautifully crafted par-3's. All three demand accurately hit irons to find the small and wickedly shelving greens.

On the back-nine you head back out to sea at the wonderful par-3 15th, its elevated green picturesquely tucked into the sand dunes. Perhaps the toughest tee-shot comes at the par-4 16th, especially if a stiff, left to right sea breeze is blowing. Your blind drive over the dunes needs to hit a rolling, links-style fairway, before another challenging approach is demanded to a relatively small, well defended green.

For big (and wayward) hitters, the Ocean Links may feel a tad too constraining. The oceanside holes and natural woodland/wetland stretches have universal appeal, although its more likely to be the technically-minded shot-maker who comes out on top in any match.

List of courses: Florida - North East

Visitors

Who can play and when?

Course closed in 2017. Before closure, visitors were welcome. Uncertain if and when course will reopen.

Green fees

Contact club, if course reopens for play.

Other information

Non-metal spike facility. Golf carts compulsory; carts are fitted with GPS.

Practice facilities

Good

Did you know?

Amelia Island Plantation is a member of the the Omni Hotels & Resorts collection, which operates several prestigious Stay&Play golf resorts across the United States. These facilities include many well-known resorts, some of them regularly hosting PGA and LPGA Tour events. Included in the Omni golf collection are: Tucson National (Arizona), La Costa and Rancho Las Palmas (Calif), Grove Park Inn and Hilton Head Oceanfront (Carolinas), Interlocken (Colorado), Amelia Island Plantation and ChampionsGate (Florida), Mount Washington (New Hampshire), Bedford Springs (Pennsylvania), Barton Creek (Texas), and The Homestead (Virginia).

Where2Stay

  • Omni Amelia Island Plantation ResortAAA 4-Diamonds

    Amelia Island Plantation, Amelia Island, Florida 32035

    +1 (904) 261 6161

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    Located alongside the Atlantic Ocean on a wonderfully natural and tranquil island created by the Amelia River, the Amelia Island Plantation Resort includes four excellent championship golf courses and top-quality practice facilities. Florida's "Premier Island Resort" also provides the full range of tennis and racquet activities, fishing, cycling, jogging, fitness, Spa and Salon, swimming, nature tours, youth programs and great dining experiences. Or you can just takes things easy beside the ocean.

    • Golf at this hotel:

      Amelia Island Plantn (Oak Marsh and Ocean Links courses).

    • Golf within 5 miles:

      Amelia Island Plantn (Long Point); Amelia River; GC of Amelia Island.

    • Golf within 20 miles:

      North Hampton

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