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Spend Mother’s Day on Florida’s First Coast of Golf

The kids, the house, work, family, friends– she seems to juggle it all with the strength of a pro. This year, show Mom your appreciation by planning a golf getaway to Northeast Florida.

Our coastal golf, miles of beaches, family friendly activities and 5 destinations to choose from including Amelia Island, Jacksonville and the Beaches, Clay County, Palm Coast and Flagler Beaches, and St. Augustine and Ponte Vedra Beach makes Florida Coast the perfect Mother’s Day destination. 

Pamper her at the spa, surprise her with a shopping spree at the pro shop, or plan the perfect family-friendly vacation with something for everyone on Florida’s First Coast of Golf. 

1. Pamper Her Like The Queen She Is

Relaxing ocean views? Golf on the beach? Spas for mom? You’ll find it all. Book a stay at one of our many luxury resorts and enjoy serene waterfront views from the hotel and from the golf course. 

For a luxury resort experience with breathtaking views and beachfront golfing, visit Hammock Beach Golf Resort & Spa. The resort has world-class golfing at its Jack Nicklaus-designed Ocean Course and an award-winning team of spa experts ready to pamper Mom at the exclusive on-site spa.  Or explore Omni Amelia Island Resort. With 402 oceanfront hotel rooms, Mom can wake up to the calming sound of waves from your private balcony or sip an evening cocktail with a view. Spend the day at the resort’s Oak Marsh course set between the tranquil beaches of the Atlantic and the tidal marshes of the Intracoastal Waterway or find your oasis at the spa with a couples massage and return to the world refreshed and rejuvenated.   

Omni Amelia Island Resort spa | Photo credit: omnihotels.com

 

Play where the players play at TPC Sawgrass. Suites at the Sawgrass Marriott Golf Resort & Spa overlook the lush greenery of the lagoon and marshland that the golf course sits on. With picturesque views, a spa and cabana beach club, your Mother’s Day vacation will include equal parts relaxation and adventure.

2. Surprise Her With a Shopping Spree

As caregivers, Moms are always thinking about everyone else and often don’t have time to put themselves first. Let her know how much you appreciate her and give her a special “thank you” gift with a shopping spree during your golf getaway. 

For the golf-loving mom, bring her to the PGA TOUR Superstore. Pick up a one-size-fits-all gift certificate so she can pick up those new clubs or an outfit fit for the fairway. Stop by the PGA TOUR Superstore Studio for a premium club fitting experience. Work with the experts to pick out the perfect clubs as well as instruction and techniques to optimize her performance. 

With so many courses in Northeast Florida to choose from, let Mom pick a place to play and after the game, surprise her with a shopping spree conveniently located nearby. Visit the Shops at Omni Amelia Island featuring a wide selection of one-of-a-kind boutiques, restaurants and souvenir stores located minutes from 4  different golf courses, Oak Marsh, Amelia River, Golf Club of Amelia Island and the Fernandina Beach Golf Club. For upscale shopping, visit St. John’s Town Center in Jacksonville, located close to Hidden Hills Golf Club, St. Johns Golf & Country Club and Cimarrone to name a few. After playing a few rounds, spoil mom with the many shops at nearby St. Augustine Premier Outlets or take a drive to the Orange Park Mall after a challenging game at the Eagle Landing Golf Club in Clay County

Let her know she’s the #1 Mom by treating her on and off the green – she deserves it!

3. Get the Whole Family Involved

When the kids are happy, Mom is happy. Northeast Florida may be known for its world-class golf courses but there is so much more to explore. Plan a family-friendly vacation filled with activities to keep everyone entertained. 

Share the ultimate golf experience with the entire family at the World Golf Hall of Fame. Celebrate the game of golf and learn more about the legacies who have shaped the sport. Or after a day on the course head to Sawgrass Marriott Golf Resort’s Mighty Oaks Kids Zone and enjoy the various family-friendly activities. Take the family to Jacksonville Beach Golf Club where junior golfers play free on Sundays from 3 to 5 pm. 

From parent to golf pro, Mom can work on her shot using Top Tracer technology at the Lighthouse Driving Range at Fernandina Beach Golf Club. Compete against the kids, play virtual courses and get instant feedback on your form. Try Topgolf in Jacksonville, perfect for all ages and skill levels. From chipping, putting and full swing, to the rules and etiquette, kids will learn everything they need to know to improve their game. 

Lighthouse Driving Range | Photo credit: Fernandinabeachgolfclub.com 

 

4. Plan a Fun-Filled Mother’s Day Experience

Mother’s Day weekend is filled with exciting happenings in Northeast Florida. Bring Mom to one of the country’s most beautiful and historic cities and experience a culinary celebration during St. Augustine’s Food + Wine Festival at World Golf Village. 

The festival offers a variety of events that Mom will love. Enjoy a World Golf Hall of Fame Winemaker’s Dinner with celebrity guest golfers and winemakers, master classes and cooking demos, a Friday night barbecue extravaganza, and the main tasting event around the lake which surrounds the World Golf Hall of Fame, the World Golf Renaissance Resort, and World Golf Village. 

 


King & Bear Course

 

While taking advantage of the weekend’s festivities, be sure to schedule tee times at the properties renowned courses, Slammer & Squire and King & Bear for unbeatable courses designed by golf legends, Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus, Bobby Weed, Sam Snead, and Gene Sarazen. 

Close the weekend out with a spectacular, family friendly Mother’s Day, Sunday Jazz Brunch. Eat, drink, and dance along to the smooth sounds of jazz with the whole family- an experience she won’t forget! 

5. Leave the Kids at Home and Show Her How Much You Love Her

Sometimes all Mom really wants is some peace and quiet and a break from it all. Take advantage of a weekend away from all the household responsibilities and book the PGA Tour Golf Package. With one round of golf per guest and unlimited use of the driving range, a $100 resort credit, and PGA TOUR swag including golf balls and branded hat, go ahead and get away—you've earned it.

Spend some much needed one-on-one time with each other. Experience love and luxury at Omni Hotels & Resorts with their Romance Package. Enjoy two mini bottles of Champagne paired with a sweet treat, late check-out and more, all specially arranged by our concierge to ensure your stay is the perfect romantic getaway.

 

From shopping to spas, beachfront courses to family golf outings, make this Mother’s Day the most memorable one yet with a trip to Northeast Florida.