The Ford Plantation is a premier private sporting club and residential community located at 12511 Ford Avenue, Richmond Hill, Georgia, approximately 18 miles southwest of the City of Savannah. Our 1,800 acres include nearly a mile of deep water frontage on the Ogeechee River, which twists and turns and ultimately empties out into the Atlantic Ocean, 14 miles downstream. The Ford Plantation is located just south of Richmond Hill on Highway 144, and is approximately 15 miles via I–95 from Savannah-Hilton Head International Airport. If you have any questions or need further information on The Ford Plantation, please contact Shannon GaNun, Director of Communications and Marketing, at or 912-756-3291.

Golf Course Coverage

Golf Vacations: Pete Dye's Ford Plantation Course (March-May, 2015)

Golfweek: Re-engineered Ford: Dye's Technical Wizardry and design tweaks revive a Georgia retreat (February 23, 2015)

South Africa’s Compleat Golfer: Dye Still Digging (March 2015)

Golf Georgia: Ford Plantation Unveils Redesign (January 12, 2015)

Golf Advisor: New golf courses opened in late 2014 (January 7, 2015) Firm fairways, fast greens a top request by modern golfers (January 2015)

Links Magazine: Best Renovation (Private) (December 2014)

Florida Golf Central Magazine: Southern Hospitality at its Finest (December 2014)

Golf Course Industry: Pete Dye remakes The Ford Plantation (December 16, 2014)

Golf Course Industry: Pulling it all together (December 8, 2014)

FORE Georgia: Ford Plantation among state's best layouts (Fall 2014)

Post and Courier: Ageless golf architect Dye remains 'hands-on' in reshaping course he designed nearly 30 years ago south of Savannah (November 29, 2014)

USA Today: Pete Dye, 89, remains one of golf's great architects (November 28, 2014) Course Review: Ford Plantation Golf Club (November 2014)

Golf Course Industry: Dye redoes Dye (November 2014)

Links Magazine: New Model Ford (November 2014)

Richmond Hill Reflections: The Ford Plantation's Next Chapter (Fall 2014)

Golf Digest’s Best New Courses 2014 (October 2014)

Golf Course Architecture: Suppressing the ego and designing to please the boss (July 2014)

Links Magazine: A Mellower Dye? (July 2014)

Golf Georgia: Redesign Continues at Ford Plantation (July 2014)

FORE Georgia: Pete Dye’s Redevelopment of The Ford Plantation’s Golf Course to be Complete in October (June 2014)

Golf Digest: This Is What It Looks Like When Pete Dye Redesigns a Golf Course (May 2014)

Southeast Discovery: Pete Dye Redesign Promises Golf Splendor at The Ford Plantation (May 2014)

Atlanta Journal Constitution: Redesign Continues at Ford Plantation (May 2014)


Articles in Publications

Savannah Morning News
February 5, 2015
Ford Plantation chef trains Fort Stewart soldiers for culinary competition


Georgia Magazine
February 2015
Henry and Clara Ford’s legacy in Georgia


Style Me Pretty
February 2, 2015
Ford Plantation Wedding with Southern Elegance


Links Premier Property Guide
Winter 2015
Best of the Best


Savannah Morning News: Ford Plantation Sponsors Fish with Friends
October 26, 2014
Ford Plantation Sponsors Fish with Friends


The South Magazine: High Riders Equestrian Luxury in Richmond Hill's Ford Plantation
August/September 2014
High Riders Equestrian Luxury in Richmond Hill's Ford Plantation Kicking Back in a Relaxing Lowcountry Boathouse
July 2014
Kicking Back in a Lowcountry Boathouse


Savannah Homes Magazine
Fall/Winter 2013
A Brighter Outlook


South Magazine
Aug/Sept 2013
Success 101 (Elaine Seabolt Feature)


Golf Vacations Magazine
Jun-Aug 2013
The Ford Plantation


Boardroom Magazine
May/June 2013
A Seed Is Planted: Edsel's Experimental Farm at The Ford Plantation


Savannah Magazine Homes
Spring/Summer 2013
The Mason-Dixon House


Southern Living Weddings
January 2013
Bridget & Rob March 24, 2012 The Ford Plantation


The Southern Way of Life (The Retirement and Second Home Blog): We Like What We Are Seeing at The Ford Plantation
January 17, 2013


The Knot Georgia
January 2013
Great Estates


The Southern Way of Life (The Retirement and Second Home Blog): The Southeast Region Real Estate Market Report - Trending Up
December 9, 2012 region-real-estate-market-report-trending-up?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+ SoutheastDiscovery+%28Southern+Way+Of+Life%29


Weddings Unveiled
Fall 2012
morgan & brooks 11.19.11


Savannah Magazine
November/December 2012
The Gift of Childhood


Richmond Hill Magazine
September 2012
The Oyster House


Hilton Head Monthly
June 2012
The Tides That Bind


Wall Street Journal
February 13, 2012
Golf, Water Sports and Cultural Scene Draw Home Buyers to Lowcountry


Weddings Unveiled
Winter 2011
Get Married There: The Ford Plantation


Destination Weddings & Honeymoons
September/October 2011
Southern Soiree


Southern Weddngs Magazine
Fall 2011
Ginny & Todd


Homes on the Water
Spring/Summer 2011
Strolling Style


The Southern Way of Life (The Retirement and Second Home Blog): The Ford Plantation Displays the American Spirit and a Commitment to Good Health
July 2011 /2011/07/the-ford-plantation-displays-the-american-spirit-and-a-commitment-to-good-health


Savannah Magazine
July/August 2011
Fuzzy Davis: Angler Extraordinaire


Savannah Magazine
Spring 2011
The Bird House 


The Southern Way of Life (The Retirement and Second Home Blog): An Easter Celebration to Remember
April 2011


South Magazine

February March 2011
Answering a Higher Call: Ford Member Bill Maloney and the Chilean Mine Rescue


Decor Magazine

Fall Winter 2010
Natural Allure


Coastal Living
November 2010

Rescued from Ruin 


South Magazine
December 2009/January 2010
Estate Escape
Top 30 Best Places to Retire

The Ford Plantation


Paula Deen Magazine
September/October 2009

Peaceful Plantation


Richmond Hill Reflections - Tom Johnson
Fall 2009

Behind the Stripes


Travel & Leisure Golf
January 2009

One of America's Top 100 Golf Communities


Savannah Magazine
May/June 2006
Traditional Oyster Roast


News Releases

November 10, 2014

 The Ford Plantation Unveils Pete Dye Golf Course Redesign


September 5, 2014

 The Ford Plantation Club Hires New Head Golf Professional


April 24, 2014

 Pete Dye’s Hands-on Efforts Lead The Ford Plantation’s Multi-million Dollar Course Restructuring Project: Latest milestone reached this week as sod is rolled out

September 26, 2013

 The Ford Plantation Partners with Seabolt Brokers LLC to Open Community Real Estate Sales Office


August 15, 2013

 The Ford Plantation Signs Golf Course Restoration Contract with MacCurrach Golf Construction


January 24, 2013

 The Ford Plantation Announces an Increase in Home Sales in 2012


December 7, 2012

The Ford Plantation Hires Nick Cassala as CEO and General Manager


November 7, 2011

The Ford Plantation, Award-Winning Sporting Community, Announces Calendar of Special Events for 2011-2012


September 19, 2011

Culinary Partnership with Military


June 22, 2011

The Ford Plantation Offers Pete Dye Agronomic Scholarship and Internship Program to Top Students


March 28, 2011

The Ford Plantation Reports Strong Increases in Real Estate Sales for 2010


February 21, 2011

The Ford Plantation Wins 2011 WeddingWire Bride's Choice Award for Best Wedding Venue


January 26, 2011

The Ford Plantation Re-Launches Equestrian Center, Announces Expanded Equestrian Programs for 2011


January 24, 2011

Edsel's Experimental Farm Harvests Fresh Organic Produce, Adds New Herb Garden, Flower Garden and Chicken Barn


January 20, 2011

Savannah Angler Wins Top Prize at Prestigious Bisbee’s Black & Blue Marlin Tournament