Sarasota Golf Courses

Sarasota Golf

Bradenton and Sarasota are two popular vacations spots for snowbirds, visitors or locals alike to book discounted tee times for the countless golf course options. Golfers can choose from beachside links along on the miles of coastline or parkland style layouts with water hazards flowing from the Manatee River more inland. Whatever golf course they choose in Bradenton or Sarasota, golf enthusiasts can play all year round due to Florida's gorgeous weather. When it is time for tee time seekers to retire their golf clubs for the day, golf lovers can visit the Ringling Museum of Art in Sarasota or fish for their dinner in the Gulf of Mexico near Bradenton.

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Golf Courses Near Sarasota, FL

Bent Tree Country Club

4700 Bent Tree Blvd.,
Sarasota, FL 34241 United States

Bent Tree Country Club, in Sarasota, Florida, offers an 18-hole par 72 golf course initially designed by Bill Lewis and later redesigned by Ward Northrup in 1994. Tree-lined fairways, expansive greens and miles of lakes and streams combine to create a unique environment with an appealing blend of natural beauty and championship golf opportunities. Bent Tree is a very walkable course and provides five sets of tees ranging from 5,465 to 6,863 yards from the back tees. Bent Tree Country Club has an idyllic setting as every effort has been made to retain the natural beauty of wooded areas, sparkling waters found on the property where birds and wildlife abound. Bent Tree Country Club has a full driving range, chipping area and putting green for your pre-round warm up. The on-site grill room is the perfect place to relax and unwind after your round. Daily tee times are available, book yours today.
Bobby Jones Golf Club - American

1000 Circus Blvd.,
Sarasota, FL 34232 United States

A staple of the community, Bobby Jones Golf Club - American in Sarasota, Florida, is a 45-hole golf facility located just west of downtown. Designed by the iconic Donald Ross in 1926, Bobby Jones Golf Club started as an 18-hole course that eventually evolved into the 45 exceptional holes (American Course, British Course, Gillespie Executive) that golfers can play today. Named to commemorate the U.S. leg of Bobby Jones’s historic grand slam in 1930, the American Course provides west Florida golfers with a championship-caliber layout they can play. Boasting four tee boxes and an innovative hybrid setup, the American Course allows players to tailor their rounds to their skillset. With rolling fairways winding through stately oaks, multiple shimmering lakes and a meandering stream, the American Course is an exciting challenge in a beautiful setting.
Bobby Jones Golf Club - British

1000 Circus Blvd.,
Sarasota, FL 34232 United States

Located just a wedge from downtown, Bobby Jones Golf Club - British in Sarasota, Florida, is a 45-hole golf facility that has been a favorite escape for area golfers since it was built in 1926. With its original 18-hole course designed by the legendary Donald Ross, Bobby Jones Golf Club now contains three exceptional golf courses, British Course, American Course and Gillespie Executive. The British Course plays a long 6,710 yards from the tips and proves to be a fun test for golfers of all skill levels. Boasting Ross’ signature domed green complexes, Bobby Jones Golf Club - British requires players to be precise with their approach shots and their putts. Adding to the challenge of the British Course are the tree-lined fairways, multiple lakes and rambling streams. With its engaging layout and scenic location, Bobby Jones Golf Club - British is the perfect spot for golfers looking for a fun and relaxing round.
Boca Royale Golf & Country Club

1601 Englewood Road,
Englewood, FL 34223 United States

Located just east of Lemon Bay in Englewood, Florida, Boca Royale Golf & Country Club is an 18-hole golf course designed by acclaimed architects T.A. Anderson, Steven Smyers and Carter Morrish. Unlike many courses in Florida, Boca Royale is in a secluded piece of land where very few homes can be seen from the course. Featuring towering palm, oak and cypress trees along with almost 150 acres of lakes, Boca Royale’s 6,357-yard layout is accentuated by the beautiful South Florida terrain. And with numerous strategically placed bunkers and intricate green complexes, it’s no wonder why Boca Royale Golf & Country Club is one of the highest rated courses in the Fort Myers area.
Buffalo Creek Golf Course

8100 69th St East,
Palmetto, FL 34221 United States

Buffalo Creek Golf Course, located in Palmetto, Florida, is a spacious, challenging, links-style, championship golf course designed by Ron Garl. The par 72 golf course plays from 5,800 to 7,000 yards and is set in a natural environment with no adjoining houses. Buffalo Creek Golf Course’s 8th hole, a par 4 dogleg over water, is perennially voted one of the top 18 holes in the Greater Bradenton and Sarasota area. Golfers can warm-up for their round at Buffalo Creek Golf Course or work on sharpening their game at the driving range, on the putting and chipping greens or in the practice bunkers. Book your next tee time at Buffalo Creek.
Deep Creek Golf Club

1260 San Cristobal Avenue,
Port Charlotte, FL 33983 United States

Deep Creek Golf Club is a par 70 daily fee course located in Punta Gorda, FL. Designed by Mark McCumber, ASGCA, the 18 hole course opened in 1985.
Hawks Run at Bird Bay

602 Bird Bay Drive W.,
Venice, FL 34292 United States

Located in the quaint beach town of Venice, Florida, Hawks Run at Bird Bay is an 18-hole executive style course with 16 par 3 holes and two par 4s. Nested in what is known as the shark tooth capital of the world, Bird Bay is not nearly as menacing with only a 2,423 total distance from the back tees and a spacious back nine. With well-groomed bermuda grass greens and fairways, this short track is the perfect destination in a state known for its golf.
Kings Gate Golf Club

24000 Rampart Blvd,
Port Charlotte, FL 33980 United States

Located in Port Charlotte, FL, Kings Gate Golf Club is a community that welcomes golfers of all abilities, where your swing can improve with year-round tee times on the magnificent 18-hole executive course. The natural beauty of picturesque lakes and natural preserves on this par 60 will not disappoint.
Lakewood National Golf Club - Championship Course

17605 Lakewood National Parkway,
Lakewood Ranch, FL 34211 United States

Opening in 2017, the Lakewood Ranch’s newest Championship Course, a masterpiece of the Arnold Palmer Design Company is the showpiece of the Lakewood National Golf Club’s master planned community. Lennar’s magnificent community will be built throughout a meandering 36-hole layout which has been shaped through the natural preserves of Manatee County, combining the natural beauty of the surrounding landscape with modern golf course design.
Lakewood National Golf Club - Piper Course

17605 Lakewood National Parkway,
Lakewood Ranch, FL 34211 United States

Opening in 2017, the Lakewood Ranch’s newest Championship Course, a masterpiece of the Arnold Palmer Design Company is the showpiece of the Lakewood National Golf Club’s master planned community. Lennar’s magnificent community will be built throughout a meandering 36-hole layout which has been shaped through the natural preserves of Manatee County, combining the natural beauty of the surrounding landscape with modern golf course design.
Legacy Golf Club

8255 Legacy Blvd.,
Bradenton, FL 34202 United States

Legacy Golf Club, in Bradenton, Florida, is an upscale, 18-hole championship course, different from anything found in the region. Offering conditions found at world-class private facilities, this award-winning, Arnold Palmer-designed course has quickly earned its reputation as one of the premier courses in Southwest Florida. The impeccable service at Legacy makes it a local favorite for visitors and residents. The golf course features multiple elevated tees, and virtually every hole is framed by sand and water. Greens are tucked among grand oaks and meandering streams, and wetlands and grasslands add to the beauty of the course, with water on 16 of 18 holes. The 360-foot-wide fairways on all corridors give the course a dramatic and challenging look, though play here is still approachable to all players.
Links at Greenfield Plantation

10325 Greenfield Blvd,
Bradenton, FL 34212 United States

The Links at Greenfield Plantation, located in Bradenton, Florida, offers an 18-hole, 6,719-yard, par 72 golf course. The golf course combines the rare mix of affordability with outstanding course conditions and natural beauty in a championship golf setting. Generous landing areas off of the tee are coupled with well-bunkered undulating greens as The Links at Greenfield Plantation weaves its way through wildlife rich wetlands and lakes. Regardless of which one of the four sets of tees golfers choose, The Links at Greenfield Plantation provides just the right amount of challenge in a relaxed and friendly environment. Golfers will also enjoy the large aqua driving range, with floating targets, and the undulating practice green. The clubhouse features a full-service deli and a fully stocked golf shop. Schedule your tee time today.
Manatee Golf Course

6415 53rd Ave West,
Bradenton, FL 34210 United States

Manatee Golf Course is an 18-hole championship course and one of the area's best public golf courses located on the west side of Bradenton, Florida. The Manatee Golf Course meanders through the natural wetlands, well-placed water hazards, and many strategically placed fairway and greenside bunkers that will test even the most skilled golfers. Manatee Golf Course offers five different sets of tees for players of all abilities with the back tees measuring 6,355 yards. Golfers can warm-up on the driving range or get in some practice on the practice green before their round. Don't miss out. Play Manatee Golf Course today.
Misty Creek Country Club

8954 Misty Creek Drive,
Sarasota, FL 34241 United States

Misty Creek Country Club, located in Bradenton, Florida, is an 18-hole championship golf course for serious golfers. Designed by Ted McAnlis, the golf course at Misty Creek Country Club covers 6,895 yards from the longest tees, for a par of 72. Set on 350 acres of preserve with lakes and hammock forests, Misty Creek is truly a gem and every hole is memorable. The on-site snack bar and restaurant are open 7 days a week. For an unforgettable round of golf, book your tee time today.
Moccasin Wallow Golf Club

9860 Buffalo Rd.,
Palmetto, FL 34221 United States

For the most satisfying golf experience in the Tampa Bay area, visit the Moccasin Wallow Golf Club. This family owned golf course stretches over more than 500 beautifully wooded acres with 16 lakes, majestic maples, large oaks, swaying palms and rolling terrain. Superbly conditioned year-round and offering championship caliber golf at reasonable rates, Moccasin Wollow has completely replaced and renovated all 18 greens with the same putting surfaces found at the finest of golf courses. In addition to the new greens, several holes have been redesigned for better playability. The 600-yard par-5 18th Moccasin Wallow’s signature hole- is regarded among the finest holes found anywhere in Florida. Our friendly staff will help to ensure that all our guests feel like members. Located at exit 229, directly off I-75, it is just one mile north of the intersection of Intersates 75 and 275.
Peridia Golf & Country Club

4950 Peridia Blvd E,
Bradenton, FL 34203 United States

Peridia Golf & Country Club is a par 60 daily fee course located in Bradenton, FL. Designed by William Luis, the 18 hole course opened in 1987.
Rolling Green Golf Course

4501 N Tuttle Ave,
Sarasota, FL 34234 United States

Rolling Green Golf Course is a par 72 daily fee course located in Sarasota, FL. The 18 hole course opened in 1963.
Rosedale Golf & Country Club

5100 87th St. East,
Bradenton, FL 34211 United States

Rosedale Golf and Country Club, located in Bradenton, Florida, offers an 18-hole championship golf course designed by noted golf course architect Ted McAnlis. Water and sand frequently come into play throughout the 6,714 -ard golf course. At Rosedale Golf and Country Club the fairways and greens meander perfectly though the existing Florida forest. An eight-acre driving range, chipping green, and putting green are available for fine tuning strokes. Be sure to book your tee time today.
Sarasota National Golf Club

25510 National Blvd.,
Venice, FL 34293 United States

Designed by well-known Florida architect Gordon B. Lewis, the Sarasota National Golf Club in Venice, Florida, is a true luxury golf experience. During the initial construction of Sarasota National, Lewis attempted to alter the landscape as little as possible to keep the natural environment intact. This type of care awarded Sarasota National Golf Club an Audubon International Certified Signature Sanctuary because of the native wetlands and preserves in and around the course. This combination of natural environment and championship golf makes Sarasota National Golf Club a top golf course in West Florida.
Serenoa Golf Club

6773 Serenoa Dr,
Sarasota, FL 34241 United States

Serenoa Golf Club is a par 72 daily fee course located in Sarasota, FL. Designed by David Alden, the 18 hole course opened in 1990.
Terra Ceia Bay Golf Club

2802 Terra Ceia Bay Blvd.,
Palmetto, FL 34221 United States

Terra Ceia Bay Golf and Country Club, located in Palmetto, Florida is wonderfully secluded, yet centrally located. Golfers will enjoy a picturesque round of golf on the 18-hole, par 62 golf course. Terra Ceia Bay offers a stunning horizon view of the Gulf of Mexico, Tampa Bay, the Sunshine Skyway and the St. Petersburg skyline. It is possible for golfers to catch a glimpse of dolphins or manatees at play along the pristine coastline, which adds even more excitement to this beautiful track. A driving range, practice bunker and putting green are all available at Terra Ceia Bay Golf and Country Club. Tee times offered daily, don’t miss out!
The Cove of Rotonda

12455 S. Access Road,
Port Charlotte, FL 33981 United States

The Cove of Rotonda Golf Center in Port Charolette, Florida, is a sporty, 18-hole, par 59 course that measures in at a very manageable 3,630 yards from its longest tees. Although fairly short, strategically-placed bunkers, elevated tees and well placed water hazards make the Cove of Rotonda a fun challenge. Plus, The Cove at Rotonda is well-lit at night, so players can golf long after the sun has set.
The Groves Golf Course

3400 Longmeadow,
Sarasota, FL 34235 United States

The Groves Golf Course is a challenging 18 hole golf public golf course located in Sarasota Florida. This pristine golf course is located just off I-75 and University Pkwy and is a short drive from Sarasota, Bradenton, Lakewood Ranch and Venice. Tight fairways and sloping greens reward shot placement and accuracy, making this course feel like a championship par 72 course in spite of its par 63 rating. The Groves provides 18 challenging holes designed by well-known golf course architect, Arthur Hills. With its nine par 4’s, nine par 3’s, the Groves feels unlike any other short course you have ever played, and not one you will soon forget. This is not your usual short course, so be prepared for a challenging and enjoyable round of golf that will make you want to come back again and again.
The Highlands Golf Course

3400 Longmeadow,
Sarasota, FL 34235 United States

The Highlands is a picturesque and challenging par 72 championship course that has only recently been open to limited public play. The course features generous greens and tree lined fairways that reward the well played shot. Play among the mature oaks and massive pines while enjoying The Highlands unique blend of old-Florida style golfing mixed with modern technology. You can now experience the only course in the area with GPS Mobile equipped golf carts that give you a 3D image of the hole with onboard yard information to help you take your game to the next level.
The Meadows Country Club

3101 Longmeadow,
Sarasota, FL 34235 United States

The Meadows Country Club is a par 72 private course located in Sarasota, FL. Designed by Francis J. Duane, ASGCA(R) Ron Garl, the 18 hole course opened in 1976.
The Palms Golf Club at Forest Lakes

1990 Beneva Road,
Sarasota, FL 34232 United States

Nestled in the heart of Sarasota, The Palms Golf Club at Forest Lakes is unlike any golf experience on the Suncoast. This brand new course from renowned architect, Gordy Lewis, features a Par 64 layout that will challenge every aspect of your game. The Palms is maintained in championship condition and features TifEagle greens and Celebration fairways, providing turf surfaces that rival that of many of Florida’s most exclusive country clubs. Two very unique nines provide great variety and ensure that you’ll use every club in your bag!
The Preserve Golf Club

7310 Tara Preserve Ln,
Bradenton, FL 34203 United States

The River Club

6600 River Club Blvd,
Bradenton, FL 34202 United States

Considered one of the most challenging layouts in the Sarasota area, The River Club in Bradenton, Florida, is a Ron Garl-designed track that stretches over 7,000 yards from the tips. The final three holes at The River Club are three of the most fascinating holes in West Florida. This exciting stretch at The River Club starts with the 16th hole, a 416-yard par 4 with water running up the left side of the fairway up to an island green. Following the tricky island green on the 16th is a lengthy, dogleg left par 5 measuring 544 yards with bunkers protecting the two landing areas off the tee and on the layup. Golfers hit the pinnacle of the round on The River Club’s signature par 4, 18th hole which bears a tight fairway and a well-protected green 364 yards from the tee box. With a combination of beautiful scenery and thoughtfully designed holes, The River Club is a must play gem in West Florida.
Village Green Golf Club of Sarasota

3500 Pembrook Drive,
Sarasota, FL 34239 United States

Village Green Golf Club of Sarasota is a par 58 daily fee course located in Sarasota, FL. Designed by William B. Lewis, the 18 hole course opened in 1970.