Putt-Putt Amelia Island

History

Putt-Putt Amelia Island is located in the City of Fernandina Beach in Nassau County. This course opened in 1959 and is recognized as one of the longest continually operating franchises of Putt-Putt of America. In the early 1970s the course was called Bounceland Putt Putt Golf.

Today

Putt-Putt of Amelia Island is a "competition" style course with two 18-hole courses right along the beach. The home of several championships, it hosted the 2015 National Putt-Putt Championship with over $50,000.00 in prize money and in 2018, was the site of the Professional Putters Association’s Amelia Island Open, John Connor Memorial, and Florida State Championship.

Local Knowledge

Senator Aaron Bean was the former owner of the course. Senator Bean is a Florida Senator representing District 4, which includes Duval and Nassau Counties. As a teenager, Senator Bean worked at the course and is still in the record books for recording the lowest score on 9 holes with a 10!

FUN FACT: Another common name for miniature golf is “putt putt golf,” however Putt-Putt® is the only patented game of miniature golf. Started by Don Clayton in 1954 in Fayetteville, North Carolina, one year later, Putt-Putt® franchises were being sold across the United States. Although Putt-Putt® has continued to test and add new attractions at its franchises over the years, the classic Putt-Putt® miniature golf remains the heart of each location. Today the Putt-Putt® brand is worldwide, and celebrated its 60th anniversary in 2014.

A Short Putt Away

  1. Discover local history at Fort Clinch State Park.
  2. Grab a board and surf the area's beaches. Florida is known for producing some of the world's greatest professional surfers, like Kelly Slater and CJ and Damien Hobgood.
  3. Play a historical game of petanque (pronounced "pay-tonk"), one of Europe's most popular outdoor games; Fernandina Beach area is home to the Petanque America Open.

Kids Coloring Page

Download a Putt-Putt Amelia Island Coloring Page here!

Location

6 North Fletcher Avenue
Fernandina Beach, Florida 32034
Website: https://puttputt.com/amelia-island/
Phone: 904-261-4443