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Private Golf Club Communities

Golf enthusiasts will surely feel right at home when they live in any one of these gated and private golf club communities found throughout the Sarasota, Bradenton, and Venice areas.

Aside from their featured golf courses, most of these private golf club communities create a relaxing natural setting, and feature 24-hour security, bigger than average lots on landscaped streets and cul-de-sacs, as well as country club amenities that include a clubhouse, fitness center, tennis court, swimming pool, and miles of interconnected trails.

Sarasota Golf Communities

Among the more notable private golf club communities in the region are:

  • The Concession Golf ClubThe Concession Golf Club – Named one of “Top 100 Courses in the U.S. 2009” by Golf Magazine, The Concession Golf Course was designed by Jack Nicklaus in association with Tony Jacklin. This 18-hole par 72 course is set on the border of Sarasota and Bradenton in Lakewood Ranch, Florida on 520 acres of ruggedly pristine land. Meticulous attention to detail is evident throughout.Over 1,200 acres of this private gated community in Bradenton feature lovely custom estate homes set among century old oaks, towering pines and wetlands.

7700 Lindrick Ln, Bradenton, FL 34202
Phone: (941) 322-1922

  • The Oaks Club – A jewel on Florida’s peaceful Sun Coast close to downtown Sarasota, this private, member-owned country club offers the finest of amenities. The most attractive feature of The Oaks Club, however, is its celebrated social calendar and community life. Members come from all over the United States and throughout the world to reside in one of three gated communities. This diverse Club is ideal for those seeking the finest location, an enviable lifestyle, and exceptional, sustainable value. Come and make it your home.

    301 Macewen Dr, Osprey, FL 34229
    Golf: (941) 966-2191
    Membership: (941) 966-5415
    Tennis: (941) 966-3605

  • FoundersThe Founders Club – Throughout history, private clubs have been founded by like-minded souls who shared a passion for the game of golf.  The Founders Golf and Social Club honours this heritage through an exclusive offering of only 275 Golf Memberships for those devoted to the game, and a limited number of Social Memberships for those who appreciate our club’s camaraderie, sport and fine dining. With only 275 Golf Memberships, Members of The Founders Golf and Social Club enjoy the coveted privilege of year-round golf with no tee times required.

    3800 Golf Hall Drive, Sarasota, FL 34240
    Golf Shop: (941) 379-3701
    Membership: (941) 371-9720, ext. 302

  • CMS Photography/Chad SpencerLaurel Oak Country Club – Nestled near the outskirts of Sarasota, this prestigious gated residential community features over 400 single-family homes on estate-sized lots with magnificent views of its championship golf courses and wetland preserves. At the heart of the community is Laurel Oak Country Club and the two 18-hole courses which were originally designed by Gary Player. In 2005 Rees Jones was retained to redesign the West course.  Each course has a distinctive style and feel which provides for a variety of playing experiences. The Club also includes a freshly re-decorated 45,000 square foot clubhouse with two member dining areas and banquet facilities for groups of up to 400. There are 12 Har-Tru tennis courts and a heated Junior Olympic pool. Laurel Oak offers an exciting social and recreational calendar to provide its members with an active lifestyle. Property ownership in Laurel Oaks Estates is not a requirement of membership. Residents of this family-friendly neighborhood enjoy 24-hour security and beautifully landscaped streets.

    2700 Gary Player Blvd, Sarasota, FL 34240
    Golf Shop: (941) 378-3600
    Membership: (941) 378-3399
    Tennis Shop: (941) 377-6161

  • CMS Photography/Chad SpencerLakewood Ranch Golf & Country Club – The sense of arrival is profound as you cast your eyes on the dramatic clubhouse awaiting, just inside the gates of the Lakewood Ranch Country Club Village. Such an inspired welcome beckons as the clubhouse rises above the horizon to greet you with magnificent style. Verdant fairways invite you to come play. Along these stretches of green, dazzling custom homes reflect a lifestyle that is casual, comfortable and private. You can belong and yet, not live here. This is a place in life you’ve earned. Indeed, you have arrived.

    7650 Legacy Blvd, Bradenton, FL 34202
    Phone: (941) 907-4700

  • DCIM167GOPROLongboat Key Golf Club – Consistently rated among the country’s finest golf courses, The Resort at Longboat Key Club has earned Golf Digest’s prestigious “Best Places to Play” award and continues to serve as Florida’s premier golf resort. Test your skills on the tree-lined Harbourside Golf Course that runs along Sarasota Bay or the challenging links-style Islandside Golf Coursethat borders the Gulf of Mexico. After you conquer the greens, stop by Spike ‘n Tees for celebratory cocktails and light lunch fare.

    220 Sands Point Rd, Longboat Key, FL 34228
    Pro Shop: (941) 387-1631

  • TPCTPC Prestancia – Old World charm blends with serenity and luxury at Prestancia in Sarasota, which features single-family residences on estate-sized lots, low-rise condominiums, and villas. With an area encompassing more than 500 acres, TPC Prestancia includes two championship golf courses and an Audubon-sanctioned wildlife sanctuary. Created with attention to balance and detail of the PGA TOUR, TPC Prestancia offers a variety of membership packages to meet your needs.

    4409 Tournament Players Club Dr, Sarasota, FL 34238
    Phone: (941) 922-2800

  • SaraBaySara Bay Country Club – Founded in 1926 and designed by legendary architect Donald Ross, Sara Bay Country Club is one of the most venerable and historic golf clubs in Florida. The facilities are for the exclusive use of our members and their guests. The Club maintains a low membership roster which ensures tee time availability and a comfortable pace of play, whether walking or riding. In addition to an outstanding golfing experience, Sara Bay Country Club indulges members with exceptional clubhouse facilities.

    7011 Willow St, Sarasota, FL 34243
    Phone: (941) 355-7658

  • CMS Photography/Chad SpencerPlantation Golf & Country Club – Plantation Golf & Country Club has two 18-hole championship golf courses, Bobcat and Panther, designed by leading golf course architect, Ron Garl. The Bobcat has consistently been ranked among Florida’s top 50 courses by Golfweek Magazine. Plantation Golf & Country Club is proud to offer the finest in golf, tennis, social facilities and personalized service to its members and their guests. The Bermuda style emphasized here at Plantation is most prevalent in the beautiful Clubhouse complex at the center of the property.

    500 Rockley Blvd, Venice, FL 34293
    Phone: (941) 497-1494

  • TheRitzCarltonThe Ritz-Carlton Members Club – Located on 315 acres of lush, tropical landscape, this immensely playable Tom Fazio designed 18 hole championship course is magnificently sculpted to reflect the natural beauty of its environment. It features abundant elevation changes and picturesque lakes throughout, which are so unusual for a Sarasota golf course. Beautiful wetlands, colorful flowering shrubs, informal native grass areas, marshes with aquatic plants, and mature Oak trees enhance the natural setting, which can be easily enjoyed on foot.

    15150 70th Terrace E, Bradenton, FL 34202
    Phone: (941) 309-2521

  • CMS Photography/Chad SpencerVenice Golf & Country Club – Set within 460 acres of tropical beauty along Southwest Florida’s Gulf Coast, this 24 hour gated community and Certified Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary has over 500 single-family homes in a peaceful setting with the company of birds and wildlife in their natural habitat. An 18-hole Ted McAnlis-designed golf course winds around 26 lakes and 13 nature preserves, with water features on 10 holes. The manicured fairways and greens wind throughout the preserves and neighborhoods, as an integrated part of the community.

    250 Venice Golf Club Dr, Venice, FL 34292
    Phone: (941) 492-9600

  • HeritageOaksHeritage Oaks Golf & Country Club – Located in Sarasota just a short distance off of I-75, Heritage Oaks Golf & Country Club is a private, gated, member-owned community with a good selection of homes. These include single-family residences, club homes, golf villas, and veranda condominiums. This private country club has everything: a full range of amenities including 18 hole championship golf course, four lighted tennis courts, 5 pools, an active fitness center and program, a popular social program and a newly renovated clubhouse and dining facilities.

    4800 Chase Oaks Dr, Sarasota, FL 34241
    Phone: (941) 926-7602

  • CMS Photography/Chad SpencerStoneybrook Golf & Country Club – One of three golf communities located in the Palmer Ranch area in Sarasota, Stoneybrook features a challenging 18-hole golf course designed by Arthur Hills. The par 72 layout allows for a challenge of all skill levels as the course plays through a landscape highlighted by mature, wooded wetland preserves and lakes that creates strategic risk/reward holes. It boasts a variety of other amenities such as swimming pools, tennis courts, a fitness center, and a clubhouse with a full service restaurant.

    8801 Stoneybrook Blvd, Sarasota, FL 34238
    Phone: (941) 966-2711

  • Palm Aire Country ClubThis superior Country Club is one of the largest in the greater Sarasota area. Located minutes from downtown Sarasota, our beautiful gulf beaches and virtually adjacent to the Mall at University Town Center, Palm Aire Country Club provides a perfect location for living the good life.   With a wide variety of condominiums, single family homes and villas offered by some of the area’s most respected builders, you will find Florida living at its best when you come home to Sarasota’s  legendary golf, tennis and leisure community.

    5601 Country Club Way, Sarasota, FL 34243
    Phone: (941) 355-9733