Jekyll Island has been a heralded golf destination since 1898, when members of the Jekyll Island Club created the Island's first golf course. In the decades that have followed, Jekyll island has maintained its reputation are one of the premiere golfing destinations in the nation, attracting acclaimed golf course designers such as Walter Travis and Joe Lee, among others.
In 1886, Jekyll Island was purchased to become an exclusive winter retreat for America's most elite families, known as the Jekyll Island Club. For more than half a century, the nation's leading families, including the Rockefellers, Morgans, Pulitzers, and Goulds came to Jekyll Island "to secure an escape.
Southern charm meets coastal whimsy to set the ideal backdrop for a fairytale wedding on Jekyll Island. From the live oaks draped in Spanish moss to the dazzling seaside sunsets and picturesque historic venues, the Island is the perfect place to say "I Do."
The finish line has been crossed and the annual Turtle Crawl races are now complete! Congratulations to all of our participants and of course, many thanks to all of our dedicated volunteers and sponsors. Here, we present to you the final race results for each category. We hope to see you all out here next [...]
A nest has been found! Sea turtle nesting season officially began this month, but until earlier this week, no nests had been detected. All that changed Monday night when researchers and nest patrollers found their first sea turtle nest, on Wassaw Island. Below, the Georgia Department of Natural Resources Nongame Conservation Section reports on the finding. [...]