Amelia Island Resort Hosts Golf Channel’s “Big Break Florida” Series

Watch trailer for “Big Break Florida” TV series on the Golf Channel. Episodes of this golf reality show were filmed at Omni Amelia Island Plantation on this barrier island at the Florida-Georgia border.

Omni Amelia Island Plantation Oceanfront Golf
Omni Amelia Island Plantation Oceanfront Golf

Female golfers compete at the beach (including 5 oceanfront golf holes)

Watch trailer for “Big Break Florida” series on the Golf Channel. Episodes of this golf reality TV show were filmed at Amelia Island’s largest golf resort, Omni Amelia Island Plantation. “Big Break Florida” premieres on the Golf Channel February 24, 2014 at 9 pm. The show features 12 young female golfers vying for cash prizes plus “a chance to launch their career in professional golf.”

According to the Golf Channel, the “BIG BREAK show pits highly skilled golfers against each other in a variety of challenges that test their physical skills and mental toughness. One contestant will be eliminated each week, with the last player standing awarded her BIG BREAK, an opportunity to compete on the LPGA Tour.”

Omni Amelia Island Plantation features one of the top golf courses for women in America

The largest golf resort and residential community on the island, Amelia Island Plantation (AIP) 904-261-6161, features 54 championship holes at Oak Marsh, Ocean Links, and Long Point. Golf Digest has ranked the “female-friendly” Ocean Links golf course in the top four American golf courses for women.”

According to Golf Digest, the criteria for getting on the list of the best golf courses for women includes “a design that puts strong players to the test yet offers an enjoyable outing for shorter hitters…. we emphasize course layout the most.”

For further information about Omni Amelia Island Plantation, visit their website. The resort also offers golf instruction at Omni Amelia Island Plantation Golf Academy.

While only about 2 miles wide and 13 miles long, Amelia Island, Florida is a golfer’s haven. Boasting a total of six golf courses plus two more located just off the island within 10 minutes, Amelia offers golfers a very nice variety of play.