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Sarasota National Golf Course

Address: 25510 National Boulevard, Venice, FL 34293
Phone Number: 941.496.8676
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Ranked #16 of 29 Activities in Venice
Type: Golf Courses, Sports
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Type: Golf Courses, Sports
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Sun - Sat 6:30 am - 6:00 pm

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Naples, Florida
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408 reviews 408 reviews
216 attraction reviews
143 helpful votes 143 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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Halesowen, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

A very averagely maintained course in the middle of nowhere. Don't be fooled by the photos on their website. Rude shop manager (I see he's been negatively commented on several times) who seemed to think he was doing me a favour by taking my hard-earned. Carts with no ice boxes or towels. Miles from anywhere you might expect to be... More 

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Poynton, United Kingdom
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44 reviews 44 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

The course is excellent and the greens are"interesting" - 3 putting was easily done !!! The only downside is that there is only a Pro shop and no clubhouse. If you get the chance to play it I'm sure you will enjoy it.

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Nashville, Tennessee
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29 reviews 29 reviews
10 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

I played this course on Friday, May16th & it was in great shape....at least in the places I hit it :-) The club house staff & the starter were very nice & friendly. Not much to eat at course & the cart girl was nice whenever we saw her which was about three times for the round. The greens were... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

This is the worst experience I've ever had at a gold course. The course is a barren wasteland in the middle of an undeveloped golf community. The staff was rude to my friend and I, and the amenities was next to nothing. I understand not allowing coolers on the course, that's fine. But the first time we saw the beverage... More 

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New England
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

This course is set in a wide open area with building lots and future roads separating the holes, but few houses to date. The layout and course conditions are above average for a daily fee course in this area. A spacious practice area and small pro-shop complete the set up. Overall, it's better than most.

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Venice, Florida
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

We love Sarasota National. We have played it for several year. We are now excited that they are beginning to build homes on the course. It's just a fun course to play.

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Venice, Florida
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20 reviews 20 reviews
14 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

A great course that is very challenging. Lots of natural grasses and flora and fauna. The pro shop is well staffed and equipped. There is no restaurant on site but there are lots of choices in eating places within 5 minutes.

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Venice, Florida
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014 via mobile

Had a flyer from Sarasota which showed a $37 price for after 3 pm play....picked it up from the clubhouse in early January.... when I arrived the price was $53..beware prices here are set daily based on market demand...kind of like lobster at a restaurant but they do not tell you that in advance...

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