The Oak Marsh Golf Course at Amelia Island Plantation will reopen next Monday, February 15th. The Pete Dye-designed course is noted for its tight fairways and small greens, meandering along serpentine salt marsh creeks and through the moss draped oaks for which Amelia Island is famous. The original closure from early summer was extended due to the effects of reduced golf rounds in the industry.
At par 72, this 6,500- yard course has 14 holes with water hazards and numerous bulkheaded greens. A variety of bunkers are placed throughout the course to add to the challenge and a natural approach has been maintained as well with the use of coquina shell cart paths, native plant life and preserved habitats for the local wildlife.
Oak Marsh’s par-four eighth hole is a typical Dye design, challenging players to cross two tidal creeks before reaching the raised narrow green. The 171-yard sixteenth is an ideal layout for the novice and presents the more skilled golfer with a tantalizing risk-reward proposition, confronting each player’s skill level.
Amelia Island Plantation, Florida’s natural island destination, is nestled between the Atlantic Ocean and the Amelia River, just 29 miles northeast of Jacksonville International Airport. Request more information.
The 1,350 acre resort property features:
- 3½ miles of wide, uncrowded beach
- 49,000 square feet of flexible meeting space
- 72 holes of golf
- a full service, holistic spa
- 23 tennis courts
- 20 pools
- an old Florida-shopping village
- state-of-the-art Health and Fitness center
- 9 dining opportunities
- age-specific youth programs.
The resort offers more than 600 accommodations that range from deluxe hotel rooms in the all oceanfront, 249-room Amelia Inn & Beach Club to 1-, 2- and 3- bedroom villas featuring ocean, golf or resort views. Real estate includes homes, villas and homesites available with a variety of settings, views, starting at $199,000. Request more information.