Siesta Key has a ton of amazing sites and attractions for you to experience.
With pristine beaches, incredible restaurants, and even better family attractions, you’ll never run out of things to do. But what about your passion for golf? Your home-away-from-home vacation shouldn’t mean that you have to sacrifice your golf game! Florida is the perfect place to experience and play golf year-round! Whether you’re staying with family or friends, make sure to bring your clubs! If you’re looking for a quick round or a full day’s game, Siesta Key golf courses are hard to beat!
Best Golf Courses Near Siesta Key
Sarasota is considered one of the best places in the country to go golfing. It’s an absolute golfing goldmine! Some say that the first golf courses in America originated right here in Sarasota. There are a ton of Florida golf courses here to give you an epic golfing experience. Each golf course has fully-stocked pro shops. They offer all the equipment and clothing needed for your next tee-time. You can golf year-round in sunny Sarasota. While the Siesta Key beaches here in Sarasota, if you’re looking for golf, then you’ve come to the right place!
Sarasota/Longboat Key Golfing
The Resort at Longboat Key Club
The Resort at Longboat Key Club has been named as one of the best golf courses in America. This course is a luxurious AAA four-diamond beachfront resort with 45-holes. Champions have played here! Club members can tee-off on the tree-lined harborside courses of Sarasota Bay. You can also tee-off overlooking the crystal waters by the Gulf of Mexico. Golf Digest has awarded them “Best Places to Play.” This course has 45 award-winning holes for you to challenge yourself! And if you want to practice your drive, come swing at their 2 full driving ranges!
The Historical Bobby Jones Golf Club
But Sarasota has so many golf courses for you to choose from to get your swings in. The Historical Bobby Jones Golf Club is another must-stop when looking for amazing places to golf. This amazing 45-hole golf course in Sarasota is perfect for golfers of all skill levels. Their “American” course is easier and less demanding than their “British” course. Their final nine courses are 1,716 yards. It’s perfect for the golfers who want a quick game before heading back to their Siesta Key rentals.
Venice and Nokomis Golfing
If you plan to golf in Venice, you can play at one of the three “anyone can play” courses. These courses are open to the public. You can choose from the Capri Isles, Calusa Lakes, or Waterford Golf Club.
Capri Isles offers 18-holes of the best, yet challenging layout in the Venice area. This challenging course will test even the best of golfers. If you’re looking for a somewhat private round, this semi-private course is the perfect option for you. Set your tee time and enjoy your round at your leisure. The courses at all Golf in Venice are par 72s with slopes that range between 120 and 135.
Calusa Lakes prides itself on its “Champion Grass greens.” They make sure to provide the greatest golfing experiences. This Nokomis golf course is nestled in wooded terrain. You’ll get a wildlife experience while you golf. This community is perfect for those golfers looking for time in a beautiful, healthy, safe, and natural environment. The course has 18-holes and is semi-private.
Waterford Golf Club
Waterford provides relaxing scenery while you Tee-off at their extended 27-hole golf course. You can tee off at any of their 3 courses, or enjoy a combination of the three. The course has rolling fairways with hazards and water to build your skills as a golfer. Every time you play a round at Waterford, you’ll notice your game getting better. And when you’re done with your round, stop by their restaurant for some amazing food. You can stop by for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
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There are a ton of amazing golf courses in the Bradenton area for you to find tee-time at.
Heather Hills is an amazing 18-hole golf course that is open to the public. The entire course spans 3,521 years from the back tees. Designed by Roy Albert Anderson, the Greens of Manatee is a staple public course for golfers. Make sure to stop by when visiting Siesta Key to get your swings in.
Links at Greenfield Plantation
If you’re looking for a championship-level golf course at an affordable rate, the Links at Greenfield Plantation is the place to go. This course is beautifully maintained with outstanding conditions and all-natural beauty. You can golf through wildlife-rich wetlands and lakes. There are four sets of tees from you to choose from! Each tee offers a different challenge for you as a golfer. So, if you want to take it easy, or push your limits, they have the options for you! And if you’re looking for a bite to eat after your round of golf, stop by their full-service deli. They’ll be waiting for you with your favorite sandwiches. The back tees measure 6,719 yards and total with a backslope of 128. This course is open to the public, so stop by whenever you want to get in a round of golf!
The Legacy Golf course at Lakewood Ranch
The Legacy Golf course at Lakewood Ranch is another Bradenton staple. If you’re in the area and looking for more of a challenge, Legacy is the place to go. This course was designed by Arnold Palmer and opened in 1997 and will give even champions a challenge. This public course is open to anyone who is willing to test their hand at one of the best courses in the Bradenton area.
Siesta Key Beach Rentals
When you come to golf at one of the best golf courses in Florida, you’re going to need a luxurious place to stay. Why not choose a Siesta Key vacation rental? When you stay at our Siesta Key resort you get all the comforts of home in your rental. The fully-stocked kitchens come with kitchen supplies, a microwave, and full dinnerware. You’ll also have a refrigerator, stove, and even a coffee maker. If you’re planning to have a meal in your rental, you’re more than prepared. You can cook right in your rental or order food for the evening! There are a ton of great restaurants for you and your family to enjoy.
Our amazing Siesta Key rentals also give you free Wi-Fi and cable TV! You can enjoy all your favorite shows and sports on the premium channels. With 2-hour bike rentals daily you can hit the trails and pedal through Siesta Key! And if you’re looking to lounge on the beach, every rental comes with free beach towels for your use.
When you book a rental, it’s like you’re getting the comforts of a hotel, but in your own home! Daily housekeeping comes to keep you stocked with what you need and to make sure your rental is clean. Free parking on-site is available for your cars or rentals.