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4.5
743 Reviews (743)
5 Stars
422
4 Stars
250
3 Stars
52
2 Stars
10
1 Stars
9
Conditions
4.5
Value
4.3
Layout
4.5
Friendliness
4.6
Pace
4.1
Amenities
4.3
93.5%
Recommend this course
691 out of 743 reviews
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4.4
59 Reviews (59)
5 Stars
38
4 Stars
13
3 Stars
5
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
2
Conditions
4.6
Value
4.2
Layout
4.5
Pace
4.0
Amenities
4.3
StaffFriendliness
4.6
88.1%
Recommend this course
52 out of 59 reviews
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4.5
119 Reviews (119)
5 Stars
78
4 Stars
31
3 Stars
7
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
2
Conditions
4.6
Value
4.4
Layout
4.6
Pace
4.2
Amenities
4.4
StaffFriendliness
4.7
94.1%
Recommend this course
112 out of 119 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 72
Length 7344 yards
Slope 129
Rating 74.2
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Sarasota National Golf Club
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Course Details

Year Built 2008
Golf Season Year round
Architect Gordon G. Lewis (2008)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Metal Spikes Allowed No
Dress code Proper golf attire required.

Accolades

  • Golf Advisor: Top Courses in Florida (2014 #22)

Reviews

4.5
743 Reviews (743)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 10
Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 91
Undulating Greens 90
Water Hazards 74
This course/club is great for:
Advanced Golfers 75
Locals 57
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 50
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 71
Convenient to the City 49
In the 'Burbs 24

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First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Handicap 15-19
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Plays Once a week
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4.0
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very enjoyable

lush fairways, not so great greens, loved the lay out. Very friendly staff everywhere. Would go again

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

A great afternoon round.

A hot deal tee time and a 3 1/2 hour round on a great track makes for a great afternoon.

Can’t wait to come back and play it again.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Used cart

Some greens could use some work

Very nice staff. The course was designed well with some unique holes but it was not an extraordinary course and I didn't walk away thinking wow, that was a cool hole like I have done at other courses. Many of the greens were very nice and moderately fast but there were several that were not in good shape. If the greens had been good I would have rated the course 4 stars.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Nice Layout

Friendly Staff. Nice Layout. A few rough spots, greens and fairways but very few. I would come back.

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

RJOwner

It was a perfect day for Great Golf with 3 new Freinds.

Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 250 Contributor
Previously Played

Almost perfect

Terrific course, everything was top notch.
Wonderful practice facility.
There were some splotchy rough spots in the fairways, but that’s a minor, very minor complaint.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Windy weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Sarasota National

Fun layout in very nice condition. Generous landing areas off the tee, nice pace to the greens. Wind is a primary defense to scoring. Very enjoyable round!

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

Another windy day

Every time I play lately the wind is killing me. Today was no exception but we had fun and the coarse was great didn’t take advantage of any coarse amenities so I can’t say how they are from the guy at the gate cart people pro shop and starter were all great hope I get a chance to come back

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 500 Contributor
Previously Played

Fantastic!

Great course but greens are tough--hilly, fast, very discouraging. Course in good shape. Course was crowded, but we got around in 4 hours and 15 min. Several groups only played n in ne, so it was a little faster on the back. Back nine is harder than the front.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Range is nice practice green needed some help

The course was excellent but Mother Nature was not with us all day . We had 25 to 30 mile an hour winds all day on the front nine 7 holes were in the wind it wasn’t fun at all my brother was down from Pittsburgh we had a tough time. We even played from the ladies tees not funny we are in are mid 60 s and play fairly well. Went to back which use to be front played a few holes then it got cool and dark

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

RJOwner

`The course was in fine shape and it was great day for Golf with 3 new friends.

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

A Favorite

It used to be this course was so much more expensive then all the other course around. Others have raised their prices now. The only problem is getting a tee time. It is a popular place but they regulate play so you are not playing hit and wait golf. Love it!!!

Green big, lots of water and bunkers but, all in great shape.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Good layout

This course has a good layout. Several tee boxes to accommodate all levels of golfers. Generous landing areas off the tee with well bunkered greens. Water can be an issue with wayward tee shots & approach shots. The speed of the greens was good. The greens have significant undulation and a couple of the pin placements were questionable. Alligators everywhere.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great Day at Sarasota National

This was my 3rd time playing the course over the years. I was paired up with 3 others that were really fun to play with. The course was in great condition and there was very little wind, which I gather doesn’t happen too often there. It really couldn’t have been a nicer day of golf (although I could have played better)!

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
4.0
First Time Playing

Pace

Love the course style and layout but pace of play is very very poor

Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Top 1000 Contributor
Previously Played
Cold weather
Used cart

Very enjoyable round of golf, as usual

Based on this round, Sarasota National members only play 9 holes after 1 pm. Front 9 with members was 2 hours & 15 minutes. Back 9 saw worker filling divots on hole 10 & 5- some on 12 that let me play through. Back 9 took - 1 1/2 hours. Cool & windy conditions could be a factor, as well.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good

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