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The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island is one of the only vacation spots in Florida to offer both world-class on-property golf and Atlantic Ocean beach access. Whether you are meeting a business associate or catching up with friends, this wonderful arrangement gives you the opportunity to improve your game as you enjoy amazing year-round weather.

The Golf Club of Amelia Island offers an exciting 18-hole championship golf course designed by PGA Tour veteran Mark McCumber and legendary golfer Gene Littler.  Lush and meticulously manicured, challenging but never frustrating, this course’s diverse layout rewards patience and good decision-making.

Stands of moss-draped century oaks guard the front nine, rolling marshes and more water on the back nine combine with strategically placed bunkers and shifting ocean breezes to ensure that no two rounds are ever the same.  Helping you to navigate the course are carts equipped with GPS and a friendly, experienced staff willing to make your Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island experience memorable and unique

The Academy at The Golf Club of Amelia Island 

Geared towards improving the game for golfers at all levels, David DeMay and his staff of teaching professionals at The Academy provide individualized instruction focusing sharply on the strengths and weaknesses of your game. The philosophy of The Academy is to develop the highest potential of every player through solid fundamentals and state-of-the-art swing video technology.  The Academy offers individual private lessons, semi-private lessons (2 people), clinics (minimum 3-5 people), and lesson packages.

Guests of The Golf Club of Amelia Island and The Academy may also enjoy equipment fitting, junior camps, demonstration clubs, club repair, fitness programs, and engaging but intensive two- or three-day golf programs. 

To improve your game, please call (904) 277-8015 or (800) 245-4224 for more information.


Dan Hackney
Director of Instruction

Jason Hill
Head Golf Professional

David Demay
Club General Manager / Director of Golf

The Academy Instruction

All lessons include video analysis & personalized e-mail.

                                                                                                 MEMBER                                GUEST

Individual Private Lesson                                                          $100                                     $120
1 hour

Semi-Private Lesson                                                               $55 /golfer                         $65 /golfer
1 hour, 2 golfers

Golf Clinic                                                                                 $40 /golfer                          $50 /golfer
1 hour, 3-5 golfers

Lesson Package                                                                           $450                                      $500
Includes five (5) individual private lessons

Training Package                                                                          $850                                     $1,050
Includes ten (10) individual private lessons

Additional Services

  • Individual instruction
  • Group instruction
  • Private Clinics
  • 2 & 3 Day Golf Camps
  • Junior Golf Camps
  • Golf Fitness Programs
  • Club Fitting
  • Club Repair
  • Demo Clubs, sponsored by Titleist Golf