The Concession is a Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course designed in association with Tony Jacklin. It has a very nice practice facility consisting of over 23 acres as well a caddy program and top quality Pro Shop. The private 18-hole core golf course spanning 520 acres offers a golf experience without disruption.
Sarasota Golf Course Communities
Country Club East is the newest addition to the Lakewood Ranch Country Club and features the third 18 hole course in the Club, “Royal Lakes.” This area offers great newer construction opportunities and a course that is friendly to all levels of play.
The courses and homes in the Lakewood Ranch Country Club are truly spectacular. With a wide range of varieties, styles, and floor plans, the Country Club is sure to satisfy even the most discriminating tastes.
Laurel Oak Estates features 813 acres with just over 400 homesites. These homes vary in style and architectural innovation. Laurel Oak Country Club has two wonderful courses and an exceptional tennis facility. Located just east of I-75, the location is very serene and private without sacrificing proximity to downtown Sarasota.
Comprised of 302 single family homesites, this quiet and secluded gated community boasts the opportunity to commune with nature and also a fun yet challenging golf course. The course winds mainly through a nature preserve and favors those who are accurate off of the tee.
The Founder’s Club is an idyllic core course designed by Robert Trent Jones Jr. located just three miles east of the Interstate. Situated on 700 acres of prime land with over 90 acres of lakes, this course has a true wild feel to it. With lots of sand, water, and natural hazards to contend with, this is a true shot-maker’s course
The Tournament Players Club at Prestancia is a world class golf and luxury living haven. With two 18 hole championship courses as well as an affiliation with Serendipity, the world class tennis facility located in Country Club of Sarasota, this Club has a lot to offer.
The Longboat Key Club offers two challenging courses, Islandside and Harborside. Both courses are for true shot makers, with water coming into play on all 18 holes of the Islandside course. Real estate in the Longboat Key Club is one of Sarasota’s most coveted addresses.
No community in this area can boast that their golf course has received more accolades than University Park Country Club. Rated 4-star by Golf Digest’s “Places to Play” since 1996, Golfweek and Florida Golf News ranked this challenging and beautiful Ron Garl design among the top 50 in Florida. Sarasota Herald-Tribune and Sarasota Magazine readers have voted it Best Local Golf Course year after year.
The Oaks features a lovely 36 hole golf facility that is private to members to only. Membership is mandatory if you live in the community and there is a variety of housing available from the luxurious high rises of the Meridian buildings, to bayfront estates to luxurious homes that face preserve of golf areas.
Serenoa features a relatively short (6200 yd) course designed by Mike Alden. What makes it challenging and fun however, is the fact that water comes into play on each and every hole. Meandering through homes and lots of wildlife, this course has big views and is a pleasure to play without the big price tag of a lot of other local courses. Serenoa has a nice practice facility as well as clubhouse.