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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
JOHN L
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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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274 reviews 274 reviews
35 attraction reviews
145 helpful votes 145 helpful votes
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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52 reviews 52 reviews
15 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 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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144 reviews 144 reviews
9 attraction reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
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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58 reviews 58 reviews
19 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
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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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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32 reviews 32 reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
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 15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
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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Venice, Florida
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155 reviews 155 reviews
46 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

This is an excellent course. Lots of room between the holes and challenging course with sand, water and tricky entries to holes.

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Naples, Florida
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422 reviews 422 reviews
223 attraction reviews
189 helpful votes 189 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

The golf course here is 4/5 but the rest is not. In a partially started development (and stopped several years ago.) the setting leaves much to be desired. Staff is ok. And it's NOT in Sarasota, it's in Venice, at least a 30 minute drive from Downtown Sarasota. Not a value unless you get a discount on Teeoff.com or golfnow.com.

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Sarasota, Florida
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

You will enjoy this course, its very well maintained and cared for. The price is good and they have some summer specials!

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