Florida Golf & Country Clubs Continued

Some of the finest golf courses in the US are located on the Cultural Coast. Area resort accommodations often include outstanding golf courses. Try the course at the Boca Grand Resort, or the Ritz-Carlton Sarasota. You’ll find public play at Sarasota’s Bobby Jones Golf Complex, SunCoast Golf Center, Sunrise Golf Club, Lake Venice Golf Club in Venice or the Manatee County Golf Course in Bradenton. Voted among the “Best Places to Play” by readers of Golf Digest 2008-2009, The Legacy Golf Club at Lakewood Ranch offers a level of service and greens found at world-class private facilities. This Arnold Palmer Signature 18-hole golf course is open to the public and was also voted one of America’s Top Golf Courses by ZAGAT Survey 2007-2008.

GOLF CLUB AT CAPRI ISLE

The meticulously maintained semi-private 18-hole, par 72, course is open to the public and guarantees a challenge for both the serious and casual player. Numerous water features add the need for strategy at every hole.

THE FOUNDERS CLUB

Committed to the timeless traditions of Scottish links, the Founders Club offers 700-acres of natural beauty and sophisticated amenities. A private club, the fairways of the 18-hole Signature Robert Trent Jones, Jr. course is available to only 275 exclusive golf memberships.

HERON CREEK GOLF AND COUNTRY CLUB

The 27-hole championship golf course at Heron Creek was designed famed architect Arthur Hills. A superb natural design creates a spectacular golfing experience. Meticulously maintained, the course design challenges golfers at every skill level without intimidation.

LEGACY AT LAKEWOOD RANCH


Legacy is an upscale, 18-hole championship, daily fee course. This highly acclaimed and award winning Arnold Palmer Signature Design course offers a challenge for all skill levels, along with a level of service and conditions found at world-class private facilities. The course features elevated multiple tees, and framed with sand and water. A 360-foot wide fairway, on all corridors, appears visually challenging, while still approachable.

MEMBERS GOLF CLUB RITZ-CARLTON RESORT SARASOTA

An 18-hole championship course, designed by Tom Fazio, the course is open to guests of the Ritz Carlton. Located on 315 acres of lush and tropical surrounding, this award-winning par-72 course is a Certified Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary through the Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary Program for Golf Courses.

RIVERWOOD GOLF CLUB

A Golf Digest 4 1/2 star course, with unique design features and tremendous natural beauty, you’ll find an abundance of native vegetation and lush landscape. The front nine, Gene Bates, designed par 72 championship course plays through a heavily wooded terrain, while the back nine offers vistas of incredible wetlands.

STONEYBROOK GOLF AND COUNTRY CLUB

The 18-hole “Stoneybrook” semi-private course features 6,820 yards of golf from the longest tees, for a par of 72. Designed by famed Arthur Hills, ASGCA, you’ll find ample course challenges and superior guest services to make your golfing experience a memorable one.

WATERLEFE GOLF AND RIVER CLUB

An 18-hole luxury golf course, Waterlefe offers an unrivaled natural setting along the Manatee River. A collection of signature golf holes designed by course architect Ted McAnlis provides a competitive layout and challenge for golfers of all skill levels.