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Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort Launches Golf Academy Packages

June 26, 2017 – Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort has partnered with The Amelia Island Club Golf Academy at Long Point to offer access to world-class coaches and top-tier teaching facilities.

The Golf Channel Academy at the Tom Fazio-designed Long Point Golf Course is a hands-on extension of the cable network’s instruction programming and is directed by Ed Bowe.

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In tandem with the partnership, the Amelia Island resort has introduced newly launched Golf Channel Academy packages that include:

Full Day Golf Channel Academy Package: Starting at $1,719, through March 31, 2018

  • Oceanfront accommodations
  • Daily Art of Breakfast buffet in Sunrise Café
  • 50-minute Swedish massage per person
  • Full day Golf Channel Academy School that includes 5 hours of instruction per person, lunch at the members-only Long Point Clubhouse and 9 holes of on-course instruction on the Long Point Golf Course
  • Complimentary rentals and beverages during instruction in addition to commemorative gift from Long Point Golf Course per person — Golf Academy hat, golf glove, personalized golf bag tag and sleeve of golf balls

Half Day Golf Channel Academy Package: Starting at $1,069, through March 31, 2018

  • Oceanfront accommodations
  • Daily Art of Breakfast buffet in Sunrise Café
  • 50-minute Swedish massage per person
  • Half day Golf Channel Academy School that includes 2.5 hours of instruction, lunch at the members-only Long Point Clubhouse and 9 holes of on-course instruction on the Long Point Golf Course
  • Complimentary rentals and beverages during instruction in addition to commemorative gift from Long Point Golf Course per person — Golf Academy hat, golf glove, personalized golf bag tag and sleeve of golf balls

The Golf Channel Academy program offers a private practice range featuring grass tees, pyramid-stacked balls and a well-targeted landing area. The short-game area includes a sand bunker for practicing fairway recovery shots.

The program hosts the latest in teaching technology with video swing analysis and a FlightScope launch monitor providing the most accurate feedback available as well as a TOMI putting training system.

Bowe is a Class A PGA member with more than 25 years of teaching experience. He has traveled throughout the world learning from World Golf Hall of Famers John Jacobs and Hank Haney. Prior to relocating to Amelia Island in 2007, Bowe worked with Hank Haney Golf as a PRO5 Certified Instructor, as the Director of Instructor Training for ESPN Golf Schools and as Director of Instruction at the Golf Digest Schools. He also has been a featured instructor for ESPN Classic’s “ESPY Celebrity Golf Classic.”

The Long Point Golf Course rolls past lush marshland along waves of the Atlantic waters and winds around rich live oaks, stretching across 6,775 yards. Recognized as one of the “Best Places to Play” by Golfweek, the 72-par course challenges golfers with tight fairways and elevated greens.

For information on The Amelia Island Club Golf Academy, call 1-904-277-5908 or visit www.ameliaislandclub.com. Follow the Golf Academy on Facebook.

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