4700 Amelia Island Pkwy,
Amelia Island, Florida FL 32034
Office+1 (904) 277 0012 (tee-times)
Pro shop+1 (800) 245 4224
Fax+1 (904) 491 8994
Golf proJason Hill (Head Professional)
AcademyThe Academy at The Golf Club of Amelia Island.
18 holes. Tree-lined & open parkland. Relatively flat terrain.
Woodland, wetland and residential.
Mark McCumber & Gene Littler
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 approx 4 miles turn right into Regatta Drive (having passed Fernandina Beach airport and crossed over the First Coast Highway - A1A).
The Golf Club of Amelia Island: Located in the middle part of Amelia Island, this well-laid out and excellently maintained golf course is open to its members and resort guests staying at the adjacent Summer Beach and Ritz-Carlton resorts. Here is a classic parkland layout, weaving between plenty of oaks and some discreetly distanced, large villas.
The very good front-nine loop is perhaps eclipsed by an even better back-nine, which exudes a slightly more open feel, with some attractive wetland areas and a small hill to climb. The tree-lined front-nine is laid out on relatively flat terrain, with ponds threatening on all but two of the holes. The generally good-width fairways are attractively lined with seasoned oaks; the par-5 2nd and 6th holes both prodigiously doglegging into water protected greens. As you head down the straight, par-4 10th, you'll notice a subtle change of scene, with a more open feel to the course and a greater blend of woodland and wetland habitats.
Among a strong collection of par-3s, the short but seriously water-flanked 5th is an elegant parkland hole, while the downhill, good-length 16th is played to an almost island-green, very attractively but dangerously surrounded by an encircling wetland area. The climb up to the green on the short par-5 15th and tee-shot back down again at 16, infuses a touch of elevation change (but no sea views) into this always well-presented layout.
Resort guests (staying at Summer Beach Resort and Ritz-Carlton Amelia Island) can book to play on weekdays and weekends.
No outside visitor play available.
Credit cards accepted.
Non-metal spike facility.
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 is about 13 miles from north to south, and 4 miles wide at its widest point. It is sometimes referred to as the "Island of Eight Flags", having flown those of the following since 1562: France, Spain, Great Britain, the Patriots of Amelia Island, the Green Cross of Florida, Mexico, the Confederate States of America and the United States.
In 1998 the Liberty Mutual Legends of Golf, a PGA Champions Tour event, was hosted at the Golf Club of Amelia Island.
5456 First Coast Highway, Amelia Island, FL 32034
+1 (904) 277 0905Visit website
Summer Beach Resort, located on the south end of Amelia Island, features the ultimate in luxury accommodations and resort amenities within gated communities, providing exclusive privacy. The Resort's condominiums, townhouses, villas, and penthouses are designed to meet all your expectations.
The GC of Amelia Island; North Hampton; Amelia Island Plantn (Oak Marsh and Long Point); Amelia River.
4750 Amelia Island Parkway, Amelia Island FL 32034
+1 (904) 277 1100Visit website
Discover The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island, and you will experience a place where live oaks and Southern charm meet Florida’s warm ocean waves and white sand beaches. This luxury resort hotel is located on a pristine stretch of Atlantic Ocean coastline, and next door to the Golf Club of Amelia Island.
The Golf Club of Amelia Island
North Hampton; Amelia Island Plantn (Oak Marsh and Long Point); Amelia River.
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