The Amelia River Club

4477 Buccaneer Trail,

Amelia Island, Florida FL 32034

  • Office

    +1 (904) 491 8500
  • Pro shop

    +1 (800) 305 6647 (toll free)
  • Academy

    The Amelia River Club Performance Center

About the course

  • The Course:

    18 holes. Tree-lined & open parkland. Relatively flat terrain - easy to walk.

  • Surroundings:

    Woodland and rural countryside.

  • Designer:

    Tom Jackson

SSS or slope






How to get there:

38 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 o.7 mls golf entrance is on your right.

The Amelia River Club

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

Est. 2000

The Amelia River Club (formerly known as Amelia River Golf Club, and before that Royal Amelia Golf Links): Amelia River is a well laid out, varied and always challenging design. Although located close to Fernandina Beach Municipal Airport, you would never guess that fact, given the very natural and quiet environment in which these well crafted holes unfold.

The rather open and linksy theme of the good-length opening par-5 returns from time-to-time, interspersed with more wooded stretches, where pines, oaks, palmettos, stylish bunkering and rippling earthmounds attractively frame the holes.

The excellent collection of par-3s, usually with water in close attendance, culminate with a real gem at the 17th. This fabulous island-green par-3 bears an uncanny resemblance to the infamous par-3 17th at TPC Sawgrass; the slightly larger green at Amelia River is set 30 yards farther back than the TPC's.

The small lakes and ponds that threaten at several holes are ably supplemented by Alligator Creek, which meanders through part of the course, most notably crossing the fairways at the closing hole on each of the two nine-hole loops. Having safely navigated your ball over the creek at the 18th, you are rewarded on the final green with expansive views over marshlands, as well as the river that gives the course its name.

List of courses: Florida - North East


Who can play and when?

Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.

Must book in advance.

Green fees

Visitor fee, 18-holes, peak rate in high season, for non-Florida-Georgia residents: $169; discounts may apply at certain times. Golf cart included.

Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc. [Last updated: 2024].

Other information

Non-metal spike facility. Golf carts are fitted with GPS. Walking permitted at certain times (contact Pro Shop for information).

Practice facilities


Did you know?

The Amelia River Club was formerly known as Amelia River Golf Club. It was originally called Royal Amelia Golf Links when it was established in 2000 by golf professional Jim Stoffel and co-owner Don Hite.

Amelia Island is one of the southernmost of the "Sea Islands", a chain of barrier islands that stretch along the USA's east coast from South Carolina to Florida. The island, which faces out onto the Atlantic Ocean, is separated from the mainland by the Amelia River.


  • Omni Amelia Island ResortAAA 4-Diamond

    39 Beach Lagoon Rd, Fernandina Beach, Florida 32034.

    +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 Resort includes two 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 relax and take things easy beside the ocean.

    • Golf at this hotel:

      Amelia Island (Oak Marsh).

    • Golf within 5 miles:

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

    • Golf within 20 miles:

      North Hampton

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