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Sarasota National Golf Course

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Address: 25510 National Boulevard, Venice, FL 34293
Phone Number: 941.496.8676
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Very tricky greens

My wife, our two sons and I were made up to a fourball by a very likeable USA couple from near the Skyway bridge (the wives being non-golfers). This interesting course was in... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 1, 2015
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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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Essex, Connecticut
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

I've played all over Florida and this has to be one of the best in the state. Beautiful layout with great views. The 18th let's you see the magnificent clubhouse under construction that will make this a world class facility. Can't wait to get back there this winter!

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Easy to make a convenient tee time. Very friendly and informative pro shop manager and starter. Course was in excellent condition and very well marked. A great day as enjoyed. Nice picturesque holes with a decent amount of wildlife, including alligators in the adjacent areas. Somewhat of an open course, with greens that were in great shape, as were the... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Played twice this past week...over 5 hours each round! Very poor pace of play, rangers are clueless! On one hole there were 5 groups...one on the green, one in the fairway and three waiting to tee off!!! I will never (yes, never) make a tee time there again! Course is not in good shape, greens are rocks and the staff... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

You are treated like Royalty from the moment you arrive to drop off your bags. Everyone is so friendly and helpful. The course itself is in very fine shape. The tee boxes and fairways are in excellent shape as are the greens. The greens are very challenging with a lot of contour

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

My wife, our two sons and I were made up to a fourball by a very likeable USA couple from near the Skyway bridge (the wives being non-golfers). This interesting course was in very good condition and (as advised by the starter) relatively easy to play . . . until you reached the challenging greens. They were faster than we... More 

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Sarasota, Florida
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151 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

A warm staff greets you as you register. The starter is full of local information...and this course that cuts thru the wilderness becons. While there are several short par fours...some driveable...the penalty for missing can be severe. Undulating greens challenge the best putters...and the par threes are demanding. This is a fun course from all the tees...and will not break... More 

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Brampton, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

We play this course at least once per week during the winter season. The course is always in excellent condition. Wide fairways invite you to let out the shaft on the tees, but the greens take it all back with subtle breaks that will challenge the best putters. During your round, you will see Alligators, Osprey, White Pelicans and other... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

Played late February while on vacation from Rhode Island and the course was is great shape. Best greens I've played on in the area. Plenty of room off the tee. Many of the greens are multi tiered, forcing you to hit the right part of the green to avoid a long, difficult putt. A must play!!

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Winnipeg
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

This is a very beautiful golf course, fairly wide fairways but lots of trouble around in the form of sand traps and water. It is very enjoyable to play with a lot of natural vegetation surrounding each hole. There are many new homes being built around the course now which is nice to see.

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Horley, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Beautiful course, but advoid weekends very very busy. Starter sets you off exactly on time so dont be late. Wildlife on this course is amazing. Cant wait to play it again.

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