Best golf courses: Sarasota

Sarasota: the table below provides brief details about the top golf courses in and around this city. Each golf club has been visited and/or researched by Where2Golf. Click on the course name below to discover more. The course ratings below range from 5 highest, to 2 lowest. They attempt to provide an indication of the golfing experience you might expect at the course (based on its design, condition and surroundings). Hover your cursor above the Rating Key below for the rating definitions.
4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Sarasota
Tway, Bob

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Sarasota

Designer

Bob Tway and Lee Singletary
Private: A course for members and their invited guests only.
Private club
Sarasota
Nicklaus & Jacklin

Visitors?

Private club

Nearest city

Sarasota

Designer

Jack Nicklaus in association with Tony Jacklin.

Unrated: Well regarded course not yet visited by the Where2Golf team.
Visitors welcome
Sarasota
Powell, Chip

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Sarasota

Designer

Chip Powell
3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Sarasota
Hills, Arthur

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Sarasota

Designer

Arthur Hills

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Sarasota
Hills, Arthur

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Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Sarasota

Designer

Arthur Hills
4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Sarasota
Palmer, Arnold

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Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Sarasota

Designer

An Arnold Palmer Signature Course.

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
(Closed in 2013)
Sarasota
Garl, Ron

Visitors?

(Closed in 2013)

Nearest city

Sarasota

Designer

Ron Garl
5-star: Fabulous – courses don’t get much better than this.
Rsrt guests only
Sarasota
Fazio, Tom

Visitors?

Rsrt guests only

Nearest city

Sarasota

Designer

Tom Fazio
4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Sarasota
Hills, Arthur

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Sarasota

Designer

Arthur Hills

4-PLUS: Must play course - excellent standard; worthy of 4½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Sarasota
Bates, Gene

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Sarasota

Designer

Gene Bates

Unrated: Well regarded course not yet visited by the Where2Golf team.
Visitors welcome
Sarasota
Lewis, Gordon

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Sarasota

Designer

Gordon Lewis
4-PLUS: Must play course - excellent standard; worthy of 4½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Sarasota
Garl, Ron

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Sarasota

Designer

Ron Garl
4-PLUS: Must play course - excellent standard; worthy of 4½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Sarasota
Powell, Chip

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Sarasota

Designer

Chip Powell
4-PLUS: Must play course - excellent standard; worthy of 4½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Sarasota
McAnlis, Ted

Visitors?

Visitors welcome

Nearest city

Sarasota

Designer

Ted McAnlis

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Costa’s "Cruise & Golf" allows golfers and their families to combine a unique golfing experience with the relaxation and fun of a cruise on board Costa Smeralda. Golf enthusiasts are offered a choice from 23 top-quality golf clubs; their chosen courses are played during the ship’s port calls in Italy, France and Spain. While the golfers are driving the fairways, accompanying non-golfers are able to enjoy the amenities and activities on-board, or explore wonderful places on day excursions organised by Costa. Read more ...

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