Located just south of Clearwater Beach, Sarasota is home to some of the most scenic views that Florida has to offer. This being said, Sarasota, Florida, golf courses are beautiful and with so many options, your biggest issue will be narrowing down which one to visit first. Here’s a short list of some of the top golf courses that Sarasota has to offer:
- Bobby Jones Golf Club
The Bobby Jones Golf Club was named after renowned golfer, Robert Tyre Jones, Jr. The original 18 holes were designed by Donald Ross in 1925 and have since expanded to a now whopping 45-hole municipal facility. Visitors from around the world come to tee up and play where many of the golfing greats once played. With early birdie specials on Saturdays and Sundays before 10am and 9 Hole Walking Specials after 3pm, the great deals and scenic views will keep you golfing day in and day out.
- Serenoa Golf Club
If you’re looking for a unique course you’ll want to visit the Serenoa Golf Club. The course designer, Mark Alden, worked hard to utilize the natural Sarasota wetlands of the area to create the masterpiece that is Serenoa Golf Club. The club earned the name of being one of the top 100 courses in Florida and was called one of the top three in Sarasota by Florida Golf News. The layout itself appears to be an easy day, however once you’re into the game, the course proves to be fairly challenging.
- The Groves Golf Course
The Groves Golf Course sits just off of the I-75 and University Pkwy. Designed by golf course architect, Arthur Hills, the 18 difficult holes that are surrounded by tight fairways and greens that make you feel like you’re on a championship par 72 course instead of its par 63. The 50 plus acres of gorgeous Florida scenery give you an unforgettable golf experience allowing you to relax and enjoy all that Groves has to offer.
When planning for a day out on the green you’ll want to be sure to check the weather. While Florida might be the sunshine state, be sure to look out for the occasional rainy day. All things considered, you’ll want to pack yourself some sunscreen as well as water so that you can protect yourself against the sun’s rays as well as keep yourself hydrated and feeling alert as you experience all that Florida golfing has to offer. Now it’s time to enjoy your day exploring the Sarasota greens.