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4.5
615 Reviews (615)
5 Stars
378
4 Stars
200
3 Stars
25
2 Stars
8
1 Stars
4
Conditions
4.5
Value
4.3
Layout
4.5
Friendliness
4.5
Pace
4.2
Amenities
4.3
95.6%
Recommend this course
588 out of 615 reviews
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4.5
49 Reviews (49)
5 Stars
28
4 Stars
18
3 Stars
2
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.5
Value
4.5
Layout
4.5
Pace
4.3
Amenities
4.3
StaffFriendliness
4.4
98.0%
Recommend this course
48 out of 49 reviews
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4.5
135 Reviews (135)
5 Stars
81
4 Stars
45
3 Stars
6
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
2
Conditions
4.5
Value
4.3
Layout
4.5
Pace
4.3
Amenities
4.3
StaffFriendliness
4.4
94.8%
Recommend this course
128 out of 135 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Semi-Private
Par 72
Length 7152 yards
Slope 137
Rating 74.7
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University Park Country Club
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Course Details

Year Built 1991
Fairways Bermuda Grass
Greens Tifdwarf Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Ron Garl (1991)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Caddies No
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Discover Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Dress code Men: collared shirts & slacks/shorts for men. Women: dresses, skirts, slacks & shorts with a sleeved shirt without a collar/a sleeveless shirt with a collar. No denim, tank tops & athletic wear and cut offs.

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Reviews

4.5
615 Reviews (615)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 31
Patio Dining 25
Brunch 14
Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 67
Water Hazards 61
Undulating Greens 34
This course/club is great for:
Advanced Golfers 57
A Weekend Splurge 33
Playing Multiple Courses 30
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 65
Near the Airport 43
Worth the Drive 42

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Handicap 15-19
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser

Rained out in a great course

Had to stop st the front nine because of rain and thunder. Got a rain check, and it’s a shame having to cut it short in a wonderful course.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great track

Shame we got rained out after 9 holes better luck next time

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great course

Awesome course greens great , well maintained you will not be disappointed with any aspect of this course , trust me !

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

University Park Country Club - Beautiful Course

First time playing University Park and I can tell you we will play this course again soon. Beautiful layout and the course was in excellent condition. Unlike many other courses in the Sarasota area the fairways are wide enough to be a bit forgiving for those without single digit handicaps.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Had to cancel, but I had to reveiw anyway.

I was very disappointed . This is a great course and I hope to play it soon. Before season prices.

Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Review The The

The coarse is one of the best in the area. But today it played very slow

Conditions Fair
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Nice Course

Personable staff. Slow play was addressed by ranger and improved. Course layout was nice. Course in great condition.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Wet weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Fine layout but slooow greens

This is a favorite course - three great nines, superb practice area, well looked after. All that was true today except the greens were really slow - honestly running around 7 stimp. It made chipping really easy but putting a little frustrating. These aren’t especially contoured greens so they can hold a lot of speed and they’re usually pretty quick. It’s nice to be able to get up and down from anywhere but I hope they get back to their typical speed soon

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

One of the best around the area.

I enjoyed the course and will play it again whenever I have the chance to. Great friendly staff from the cart staff to the marshalls on the course. Pro shop is not large but the people are very nice. There is enough drinking water available on the course as the weather can be very hot.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

I love this place

It's down the a piece and it ain't cheap. Hot deal, rewards, yada yada had to make the trip.

Conditions were awesome. One green was having a bit of trouble but that's about it. I almost didn't want to mar the fairway with a divot.

The people are really friendly to boot.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Review

This course is in the best shape I’ve ever seen it. It’s got to be ranked at one of the best in this area.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Not quite a $60 course

Overall good conditions but for $60 on a private “country club” gone public the grass around the greens should have been cut daily (thin layer of weeds growing above the grass line on some holes, left uncut). The greens are not “country club” quick.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

Loved it!

Wonderful, beautiful course, wonderful employees, great amenities! If you get the chance play it, you'll love it!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Wet weather
Used cart

Rained after 7 holes and did not stop so it was a short round.

The course is in nice shape for this time of year and the greens have almost completely healed after being aerated earlier this year.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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