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How to Have the Perfect (Golfing!) Bachelor Party

Have a buddy getting married soon? Take charge and make his bachelor party an event to remember – with plenty of golf and sunshine along Florida’s First Coast.

Have a buddy getting married soon? Take charge and make his bachelor party an event to remember – with plenty of golf and sunshine along Florida’s First Coast.

From ocean breezes and world-renowned golf courses, your friends (and especially the soon-to-be groom) can enjoy a relaxing getaway and have time to perfect their golf swings too.

Here’s a look at some ideas for planning the ultimate golfing bachelor party here in Northeast Florida.

Where to Play

From Amelia Island to Palm Coast and places in between, you’ll find a variety of difficulties throughout the region for your group.

In Ponte Vedra Beach, take the ultimate challenge and play the TPC Sawgrass course, along with the famed 17th island hole, as seen on television each year during THE PLAYERS Championship. At 7,215 yards, this par 72 course is quite a challenge for even the world’s best golfers.

Further inland, challenge your buddies to a ‘closest to the hole’ game at the Julington Creek Golf Club or pay respect to legends Jack Nicklaus and Arnold Palmer when you play the King & Bear at the World Golf Village.

Where to Stay

Choose from a variety of accommodations from oceanfront resorts to hotels nearby numerous courses – perfect for any group getaway.

In the Amelia Island area, choose to stay along the oceanfront in a luxurious resort or opt for the Hampton Inn & Suites Amelia Island in the  historic district where you’ll be within walking distance of bars and restaurants – perfect for catching up with friends after a day on the course.

In Jacksonville, choose to stay near the nightlife in Downtown at the Doubletree by Hilton – Jacksonville Riverfront or take in the Jacksonville Beach nightlife with a stay at the Courtyard by Marriott Oceanfront.

Where to Celebrate Off the Course

Off the course, grab a bite to eat at one of Northeast Florida’s great seafood restaurants. Dine overlooking the Intracoastal Waterway at Safe Harbor Seafood Restaurant or opt for fine dining at the Omni Amelia Island’s Verandah restaurant with southern inspired seafood pairings.

For more fun out on the town, visit one of the area’s eight craft breweries along the Jax Ale Trail. And leave the driving to the Jax Brew Bus, available for fun and educational group tours of the breweries around our region.

Let Us Help Plan Your Trip

Let us help you plan the ultimate golfing bachelor party for you and your group. For more information and to inquire about tee times and golf packages across Florida’s First Coast, call (800) 530-5248.