Grab Your Clubs and Hit the Links at These Golf Courses In and Around Siesta Key

Siesta Key is famous for its beaches, but did you know it also has some of the best golf in Florida? Golfers will delight in the many course options near Siesta Key, which also benefits from the extraordinary natural beauty of the area. Golfing is all part of the laid-back Siesta life! Whether you are new to the game or an experienced player, there is a course here for you.

Visiting golfers should be aware of local etiquette on Siesta Key golf courses. Each course may have its own specifics, and upon arrival, it’s best to get acquainted with any rules and regulations. Some clubs have dress codes: for example, denim, tank tops, athletic wear, and cut-offs are sometimes not permitted. If you have your own clubs, feel free to bring them, but if there’s no room for them in your luggage, don’t fret! Rentals are always available. 

Without further ado, here are some of the best golf clubs near Siesta Key. 

Serenoa Golf Club

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Rated as one of the top 100 golf clubs in Florida and among the top three in Sarasota, Serenoa Golf Club was designed to stand out. Visionary architect Mark Alden combined the golf green with existing wetlands and natural lay-of-the-land to create a shot-maker’s course layout. With water present on every hole, this is anything but a boring game! 

Tee times can be scheduled 7 days in advance. Rates vary from $30 to $79, depending on time of day. Visit this one-of-a-kind golf course at 6773 Serenoa Drive. In-season, operating hours are from dawn to dusk. During winter, call ahead for selective hours.

Legacy Golf Club

This upscale, 18-hole championship public golf course offers impeccable service and golf course conditioning. Its layout has generous landing areas, which provide a challenge to golfers while still being playable for all. What’s more, its award-winning Arnold Palmer Signature Design has earned Legacy a reputation as one of the premier golf course layouts in the Southeastern United States! For both locals and tourists alike, Legacy is a favorite. 

Rates range from $29 to $99 and always include a draft beer with a round. The course is open from dawn to dusk. Visit at 8255 Legacy Boulevard.

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Tatum Ridge Golf Links

Skilled golfers and senior players alike enjoy this Scottish-style links course, which consists of preserved wetlands and 11 lakes in a natural setting. Not only do visitors get a good game, but they do so right in the middle of Florida’s finest wildlife and nature! The course’s signature hole is a 504-yard, par-5 13th, a dogleg right, over water.

Tee times can be booked up to 10 days in advance online. Rates vary by month. Tatum Ridge is located at 421 Tatum Road N and is open from 6:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

University Park Country Club

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Just a few miles from I-75 and the Sarasota International Airport, you’ll find one of the premier golfing destinations in Southwest Florida. University Park is a semi-private club, which provides its members with 27 scenic holes of championship golf, 11 lighted Har-Tru tennis courts, a fully equipped Fitness Center, and access to exclusive member events. Daily fee players are also welcome on the green. 

Book in advance on the online tee-time system. Non-member fees can be paid up to three days in advance. 18-hole rates range between $75 and $90 and include cart and green fees as well as unlimited complementary range balls. The University Park Country Club is located at 7671 The Park Boulevard.

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