Golfing on Amelia Island

The Best Amelia Island Golf Courses & Country Clubs

Golf enthusiasts know that Amelia Island is a premier destination for golf. With beautiful coastal scenery and challenging courses, it’s no wonder why this island has become a hotspot for golfers from all over the world. Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced golfer, we’ve curated the top golf courses on Amelia Island to provide you with a great experience! 

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Experience the 7 Best Public Golf Courses Near Amelia Island

Golf courses on Amelia Island are a paradise of Florida’s natural scenery, sub-tropical weather, and unique challenges. Golfers of all skill levels will enjoy putting and chipping their way through the best greens on the island. Here are some of the best golf courses on Amelia Island.

municipal golf courses on amelia island

Municipal & Public Courses
on Amelia Island

1. The Golf Club at North Hampton

(904-548-0000) 22680 N. Hampton Club Way Fernandina Beach FL

Golfing on Amelia Island is a dream for any golfer with greens like these. The Golf Club at North Hampton is a shining star of the Amelia Island golf scene. This 72-par championship course, designed by Arnold Palmer himself, wraps around ten crisp, spring-fed lakes lined with coquina boulders. The wild grasses and rolling hills give you the feel of an Old Scottish Links Course. Between the elevation challenges, intricate course design, and beautiful scenery, every golfer should have this course at the top of their bucket list.

2. The Amelia River Club

(904-491-8500) 4477 Buccaneer Trail Fernandina Beach FL

Known for its incredibly smooth TifEagle greens, manicured fairways, and challenging pin positions, The Amelia River Club is one of the most prestigious courses in all of North Florida. Although there’s a variety of courses to choose from, this is one of the best Fernandina Beach golf courses that you won’t want to miss. Sculpted around a forest of live Oaks, Sabal Palms, Pines, and Wax Myrtles, this Tom Jackson designed track offers an exciting experience. Whether a true beginner or a single-digit handicapper, this par-72 course will present a new challenge at every stroke. Take a piece of this esteemed golf club with you by visiting the pro shop and a clubhouse. The Amelia River Golf Club is also home to the annual Amelia Island Invitational, so you can see some of the best golfers in the world compete! 

3. Fernandina Beach Public Golf Course

(904-277-7370) 2800 Bill Melton Road Fernandina Beach FL

The third course on our list is the Fernandina Beach Golf Club. Schedule a tee time at for phenomenal golf with the proximity to many of Fernandina Beach’s most popular attractions. The sub-tropical climate and warm Florida sun make the impeccable greens that much more enjoyable and enticing. As Fernandina’s most popular municipal golf facilities, generous fairways, and native foliage decorate each course’s smooth green. Each course measures well over 3000 yards from the championship tees, presenting a welcome challenge. The Fernandina Beach Golf Club also has a driving range, a pro shop, and a clubhouse. 

4. Oak Marsh at Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort

(904-261-6161) 39 Beach Lagoon Road, Fernandina Beach, FL
The fourth course on our list is the Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort Golf Course.  This course is a true Pete Dye classic and offers golfers a challenging and fun experience. Oak Marsh is a true beauty, featuring 14 holes, water hazards, and bulk-headed greens. In addition, this course has also incorporated native plant life and preserved habitats for the local wildlife. The Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort Golf Course also has a pro shop and a clubhouse

5. Little Sandy Shore Course

(904-277-5910) 96 Amelia Village Circle | Amelia Island, FL 32034

Experience 10 holes surrounding Red Maple Lake! Little Sandy Shore Course features a traditional feel, but also offers plenty of fun. Little Sandy Shore Course was specifically designed for families and beginners to the sport, so come and enjoy a relaxing and beautiful course! 

6. Golf Club of Amelia Island

The six golf course on our list is the Golf Club of Amelia Island. This course is perfect for beginners as it offers a wide variety of challenges and obstacles. The Golf Club of Amelia Island also has a driving range so you can work on your swings before heading out onto the course. 

people playing a round on one of the private golf coures on Amelia Island

Private Courses
on Amelia Island

7. Amelia National Golf Course

(904.274.673195211 Clubhouse Road, Fernandina Beach, FL 32034 

This 18-hole course was designed by Tom Fazio and is the perfect place for a round of golf! Amelia National golf course was designed for championship play but is also a great place for golfers of all skill levels. Come see the natural beauty of Fernandina Beach and get your tee time in! 

a beautiful picture of amelia island at sunset

Spend Your Days
on Amelia Island

How else will you spend your day before or after your round? Exploring the restaurants, soaking up the sun, relaxing in your accommodation, or having a romantic date night are all fantastic ways to enjoy your next trip. Get the Vacation Guide and have turn-by-turn directions that’ll surely assist you with creating the perfect getaway!