Why Fall is the Perfect Time for a Northeast Florida Golf Trip

Northeast Florida's mild fall temperatures make it the perfect destination for a Florida golf vacation.

Hammock Beach Golf Resort & Spa in Palm Coast


Fall is the best time of the year to plan a golf trip. When the leaves turn brown and the temperatures start to fall, many avid golfers are looking for a place where they can extend their season. With an average daytime high of over 60 degrees and nearly 1,000 of the best golf holes of the Sunshine State, Northeast Florida is the perfect fall destination.

The region’s shining star is the TPC Sawgrass, a highly acclaimed Pete Dye masterwork that hosts the annual THE PLAYERS Championship and is generally considered among the best public access courses in the country. This course should be at or near the top of everyone’s “must play” list.

Other notable courses include the Ocean Course at Hammock Beach Resort (also ranked one of Golfweek's 2020 Top 100 Resort Courses), the Conservatory Course at Hammock Beach, the King & BearOmni Amelia Island Resort's Oak Marsh, and the Amelia River Club.

Little Sandy short course during the sunset in Amelia Island FL
Little Sandy Short Course in Amelia Island


Lodging options range from waterfront inns to super luxurious resorts. Choose between some of the top golf destinations in the state including Amelia Island, Clay County, Jacksonville and the Beaches, Palm Coast and Flagler Beaches, St. Augustine and Ponte Vedra Beach  The area is home to a cornucopia of golf courses and resorts that fit every budget.


Golf Instructor pointing to top tracer technology at PGA TOUR Golf Academy in Florida
Instructor at PGA TOUR Golf Academy


If you're looking to improve your game, there are a number of golf schools that offer a wide range of lessons and schools. From a quick swing fix to a multi-day total game makeover, work on your swing at places like the PGA TOUR Golf Academy with guidance from some of the most nationally recognized teaching professionals in the game of golf.

Northeast Florida is home to the most coastal golf holes in the Southeast. Playing golf with ocean views is an experience that is hard to beat so start planning your Florida golf vacation with these fall golf vacation packages.