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Address: 25510 National Blvd, Venice, FL 34293-8858
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+1 941-496-8676
06:30 - 18:00
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First rate facility, first rate staff

Played Sarasota National for the first time on vacation and came away truly impressed with the course as well as all the staff we came into contact with, from the pro shop to the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 9 November 2016
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95 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

Played Sarasota National for the first time on vacation and came away truly impressed with the course as well as all the staff we came into contact with, from the pro shop to the starters to the wait staff. Before the round, we took advantage of the practice green, pitching green, practice bunkers and driving range, (where balls are supplied).... More 

1 Thank Sid2140
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11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

This is a great golf course - very big wide open great fairways and challenging greens no complaints however when visiting the 19th hole for a drink and snack when it comes to asking if they have wi fi - yes they do but the server didn't know the password - when we got the bill we were told 18%... More 

Thank Mike W
Venice, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

From the bag drop at the start, to the cart return at the end of the round was faultless. The course is in excelent condition. the fairways are wide, the greens are well maintained , fair, true and sometimes difficult There are tees for all caliber of players. Cannot say enough about the organisation of the course and all the... More 

Thank kenneth g
Sarasota, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

This is a fun course with forgiving fairways and difficult greens. There are several sets of tees that allow you to take on as much as you want. The back tees play 7344 yards and is painfully long, especially on the par threes. The course is in EXCELLENT condition (Aug 2016). The greens, although difficult, putt very true and are... More 

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Pelham, New Hampshire
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

Enjoyed the beautiful views, green fairways, clean well trimmed bunker, even though there is a lot of building going on the course was quiet to enjoy nature. Club house is huge and beautiful.

Thank Glenn C
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105 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

We golfed here a few times. Grounds and course are nice, but the some of the staff are rude and condescending. There are other courses in the area with nice grounds and friendlier personnel. Will give it another try in future to see if there are any improvements, but for now, will visit some of my other favorites.

Schaffhausen, Switzerland
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70 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 May 2016

Golf course was in excellent shape when we played. Greens and fairways are top notch. The course is challenging and forgiving at the same time. Pricing was reasonable as we booked through golfnow.

Thank Andreas K
Brampton, Canada
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117 reviews
39 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016

Play this now if you haven't done so, as it is likely to go private in the near future. There are more houses popping up around the course every week, as their sales program is now in full swing, but the course still gives the feeling of wide open spaces. Wide fairways beckon from most tees, but the difficulty factor... More 

Thank Doug J
Fort Wayne, Indiana
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62 reviews
18 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 April 2016

Sarasota National is one of the latest courses. It is in a WCI (I think) community and they always seem to have great courses. Sarasota National is an exceptional track. Very WIDE fairways. Smooth and true greens. Undulating greens, but rolled very smooth and true. Really enjoyed the round.

Thank Keith O
Hamilton, Montana
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198 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 April 2016 via mobile

Still maturing. Back nine more interesting and challenging. Water hazards common, but no forced carries. Greens not very good and slow, but that is not uncommon in the area. Usually accessible. Reasonable price.

1 Thank chuckatbigsky

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