Beachfront golf course closes at Amelia Island

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One of the two golf courses at the Amelia Island Plantation is closing, the resort confirmed on Tuesday. 

Bulldozers could be seen digging up the Bermuda greens on the course. Five of the holes were set along the beach, making it one of the only courses in Northeast Florida with beachfront views on a golf course. 

The course was a short par-70 and played just over 6,000 yards. 

The resort sent out this statement: 

"Omni Hotels & Resorts has decided to close Ocean Links as a golf course. We have been very open and communicative regarding our intent. Omni is acting consistent with its rights and commitments and is excited about the anticipated changes. At this time, however, we are unable to discuss this matter in detail, so we will not be able to respond to your specific inquiries.”

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