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Bent Tree Golf and Country Club

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Address: 4700 Bent Tree Blvd., Sarasota, FL
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Activities: Golfing
Description: Designed by William B. Lewis, this 18-hole championship course is open...
Designed by William B. Lewis, this 18-hole championship course is open from May to October for non-members.
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Great historic course....in the midst of renovation.

Play the course where Nancy Lopez not only won her first event.....but years later won and went into the LPGA hall of fame. The course is having all the greens rebuilt...cart... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 17, 2015
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Sarasota, Florida
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Sarasota, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Play the course where Nancy Lopez not only won her first event.....but years later won and went into the LPGA hall of fame. The course is having all the greens rebuilt...cart paths and bunkers tweaked, and modifications to several holes. This is one of the best courses you can play in Sarasota...and will not "break the bank".

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Red Bank, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

This is a well kept public course. The course has several interesting holes otherwise it is the typical Florida course. The staff are very pleasant and accommodating. You'll enjoy a day of golf at Bent Tree.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Course is in good shape and has an interesting layout. You just have to get past a crabby starter who hates people.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Myself and my wife played Bent Tree on Sunday November 30th. The course was in very good condition. There was however one big negative playing there in as much as there was a 6 ball playing two groups ahead of us and that really slowed down the second 9 holes, to the point were we were stood around waiting longer... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013

This private course has opened up to non members on a restricted basis. The course is old style, with narrow tree lined fairways, smaller well positioned greens and strategic sand traps. For the price, there are a lot of nicer better maintained courses in both Sarasota and further south. The driving range in not complimentary as are most private courses... More 

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Lake Placid, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013

When we lived in Sarasota this was a private country club. While visiting, we decided to visit the club to see what kind of tee times we could get for the following day. Much to our surprise, there was only 2 cars in the parking lot at 3:00 PM. The course was quite wet and cart path only on 6... More 

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London, Ontario
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013 via mobile

Nice course, though you can tell it was a better course, and possibly a fine country club with tennis courts in its day. Now the tennis courts are overgrown with shrubs. I had asked about club rentals before booking on Golfnow - they said they had Callaways for $20/set. We did rent clubs - they were absolutely terrible, mixed bag... More 

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Bluffton, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2013

I'm not a member but they allowed us to play.....got a 7:58am tee time. Beautiful weather, great course!!! Very well run club, friendly, helpful staff. Easy to find, close parking, nice golf cart, reasonable rate. Will be back!!!

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SARASOTA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2012

I am not a golfer, but I have eaten dinner frequently at the clubhouse. It has always been an enjoyable experience. The food and service are superb, and the view of the course is beautiful.

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