You’re standing at the first tee. Above you, a sky of brilliant blue. Ahead, a sea of verdant green. Ancient oaks rustle softly, like whispers from a distant foursome. Then, the woosh of your swing takes over, the ball soaring through the air. You’re playing on one of Amelia Island’s five championship golf courses, and you’re about to make your own game—legendary. It seems as though you have found your Island thing.
A true golfer’s paradise
With 99 holes of championship golf, Amelia Island is one of LINKS Magazine’s “Top 25 Golf Islands in the World.” See this sample itinerary to help you plan your fairway getaway, complete with places to dine, drink and stay.
Little Sandy Short Course
At Little Sandy, Amelia Island’s new 10-hole short course at Omni Amelia Island Resort, playability and a fun atmosphere are emphasized to cater to families and those new to the game, but the course also offers strategic tests of golf and bold and contoured greens that will challenge more experienced golfers.
Plan a luxurious getaway on the beach at The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island, and take advantage of five-star resort amenities including world-class dining, spa treatments, upscale shopping, and playing privileges at at The Golf Club of Amelia Island — a challenging, 18-hole course that offers spectacular views of Amelia Island's many natural treasures.
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Little Sandy Short Course at Omni Amelia Island Resort
Omni Amelia Island Resort’s new short course provides a traditional, yet fun-focused golf experience for all ages and abilities.
Moments in Nature on Amelia Island, Florida
On the northeastern tip of Florida lies Amelia Island, a barrier island offering an unspoiled setting for natural escape.
Have a question about Amelia Island? Whether you're curious about the best times to visit, things to do, or recommendations for dining and accommodations, you're likely to discover the information you need here. Take a look at our most frequently asked questions to the right. If you can't find what you're looking for, send a message to Info@AmeliaIsland.com and we'll get back to you as soon as possible.
How many golf courses are on Amelia Island?
Amelia Island is home to five championship golf courses: Fernandina Beach Golf Club; The Golf Club of Amelia Island; The Amelia River Club; and Oak Marsh, Long Point and Little Sandy all located at the Omni Amelia Island Resort.
Does Amelia Island allow golf carts?
Golf carts are offered at certain resorts for easy transport while on the property. On the rest of the island, driving golf carts that are street legal is allowed as long as they’re being driven on roads with a speed limit of 35 mph or less.
Are there golf lessons and clinics available on Amelia Island?
The Fernandina Beach Golf Club offers the Lighthouse Driving Range, powered by the Toptracer app where you can work on your swing, enjoy friendly competition, and play virtual courses. Additionally, The Amelia River Club Performance center offers private lessons and quick fixes.
Can I rent golf clubs and equipment on Amelia Island?
If you don’t have clubs or prefer not to travel with them, equipment rentals are often available at the golf courses on Amelia Island. This provides convenience for those who don’t wish to travel with their own clubs. Contact the course you plan to play at to inquire about rental options and availability.