Sarasota Florida and her Islands on the Gulf of Mexico with expansive sandy beaches, lodging, vacation rentals, condominiums, cottages, homes, hotels and motels, offering fun eco-friendly activities, nearby attractions, restaurants, shopping, nightlife and trolley.
Sarasota Florida and her Islands on the Gulf of Mexico with expansive sandy beaches, lodging, vacation rentals, condominiums, cottages, homes, hotels and motels, offering fun eco-friendly activities, nearby attractions, restaurants, shopping, nightlife and trolley.


Sarasota Sports
Golf, Tennis, Baseball, Football & Ice Hockey

  Accommodations
  Arts/Entertainment
  Arts Festival
  Baseball
  Beaches
  Biking & Hiking
  Birding
  Boats & Kayaks
  Botanical Gardens
  Chalk Festival
  Cheap Eats
  Circuses / Animal Acts
  Cultural Events
  Dining
  Dog Parks / Beaches
  Drum Circle
  Family Fun
  Film Festival
  Fishing
  Free, Cheap & Chic
  Nightlife
  Off-Shore Racing
  Polo
  Real Estate
  Relocate & Reinvent
  Retirement
  Sand Sculpting
  Sculling
  Shelling
  Shopping
  Snorkeling / Scuba
  Sports
  Tennis Events
  Things To Do

Thanks to the wonderful climate, the greater Sarasota area is a golfing/tennis players’ dream come true!

Over 60 Golf Courses and numerous tennis courts are available for play and some "members only" clubs are allowing at least some form of public participation. Below is a sampling near Sarasota’s Downtown.

Golf Courses

   Stoneybrook Golf & Country Club - 18 holes over 6,820 yards with a par of 72 (Public), 8801 Stoneybrook Blvd., Sarasota, FL 34238-5803, (941) 966-1800, 2 miles from the center of Sarasota.

   Serenoa Golf Club – Serenoa Course - 18 holes over 6,270 yards with a par of 72 (Public), 6773 Serenoa Dr., Sarasota, FL 34241-9276, (941) 925-2755, 3 miles from the center of Sarasota.

   Village Green Golf Club - 18 holes over 2,810 yards with a par of 58 (Public), 3500 Pembrook Dr., Sarasota, FL 34239-6705, (941) 922-9500, 4 miles from the center of Sarasota.

   Bent Tree Country Club - 18 holes over 6,863 yards with a par of 72 (Private Equity), 4700 Bent Tree Blvd., Sarasota, FL 34241-6039, (941) 371-8200, 5 miles from the center of Sarasota.

   Sarasota Golf Club - 18 holes over 7,066 yards with a par of 72 (Public), 7280 N Leewynn Dr., Sarasota, FL 34240-9643, (941) 371-2431, 6 miles from the center of Sarasota.

   Bobby Jones Golf Club - 18 holes over 6,039 yards with a par of 71 (Municipal), 1000 Circus Blvd., Sarasota, FL 34232-1228, (941) 955-8041, 7 miles from the center of Sarasota.

   The Meadows Country Club - 18 holes over 6,707 yards with a par of 72 (Public), 3101 Longmeadow, Sarasota, FL 34235-6999, (941) 378-5153, 8 miles from the center of Sarasota.

   Tatum Ridge Golf Links - 18 holes over 6,757 yards with a par of 72 (Public), 421 Tatum Rd. N., Sarasota, FL 34240-8945, (941) 378-4211, 8 miles from the center of Sarasota.

   Rolling Green Golf Club - 18 holes over 6,343 yards with a par of 72 (Public), 4501 N Tuttle Ave., Sarasota, FL 34234-5021, (941) 355-6620, 9 miles from the center of Sarasota.





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Itinerary Planner

Attn. Intl. Visitors


 Nearby Communities
  (north to south)
  Anna Maria Is.
  Bradenton
  Longboat Key
  St Armands
  Lido Key
  Siesta Key
  Casey Key
  Venice
  North Port
  Englewood
  Manasota Key
  Port Charlotte
  Punta Gorda
   Legacy Golf Club - 18 holes over 7,067 yards with a par of 72 (Public), 8255 Legacy Blvd., Lakewood Ranch, FL 34202-2514, (941) 907-7920 , 11 miles from the center of Sarasota.

   University Park - 18 holes over 3,548 yards with a par of 36 (Public), 7671 The Park Blvd., University Park, FL 34201-2201, (941) 359-9999, 11 miles from the center of Sarasota.

   Oakford Golf Club - (three nine hole courses), 18 holes over 3,404 yards with a par of 35 (Public) , 1552 Palm View Rd., Sarasota, FL 34240-8814, (888) 881-3673, 12 miles from the center of Sarasota.

    Pinebrook Ironwood - 18 holes over 3,964 yards with a par of 61 (Public), 4260 Ironwood Cirle, Bradenton, FL 34209-6820, (941) 792-3288, 17 miles from the center of Sarasota.

Tennis

Below are public tennis facilities where a few require a nominal fee for play.

   ARLINGTON PARK - 2650 Waldemere St., Sarasota, FL 34237, (941) 316-1346, Four hard courts with lights.

   BEE RIDGE PARK - 4430 S. Lockwood Ridge Rd., Sarasota, FL 34237, (941) 316-1267, Two hard courts with lights.

   COLONIAL OAKS PARK - 5300 Colonial Oaks Blvd., Sarasota, FL 34237, (941) 316-1330, Two courts with lights.

   FRUITVILLE PARK - 5151 Richardson Rd., Sarasota, FL 34238, (941) 316-1172, Two courts with lights.

   GILLESPIE PARK - 710 North Osprey Ave., Sarasota, FL 34236, (941) 316-1172, Three courts.

   LONGWOOD PARK - 6050 Longwood Run Blvd., Sarasota, FL 34243, (941) 316-1383, Two courts

   PAYNE PARK TENNIS CENTER - 2050 Adams Lane, Sarasota, FL 34236, (941) 954-4884, Nine green clay courts with lights.

   POTTER PARK - 8587 Potter Park Dr., Sarasota, FL 34237, (941) 316-1172, Four courts with lights.

   RIVERVIEW TENNIS COURTS - Riverview High School, One Ram Way, Sarasota, FL 34231, (941) 316-1772, Eight courts with lights, available for public use in the evenings and weekends.

   SIESTA BEACH - 948 Beach Rd., Sarasota, FL 34242, (941) 346-3207, Four courts with lights.

   TWIN LAKES PARK - 6700 Clark Rd., Sarasota, FL 34237, (941) 316-1194, Two courts.

Baseball

Mid February, baseball is the main attraction in Sarasota. ED Smith Stadium hosts the Baltimore Orioles spring training schedule from February through March.

Head to Bradenton’s McKechnie Field for the Pittsburgh Pirates Spring Training while the Bradenton Marauders fill summers with minor league play.

Football

Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Ice Hockey

Tampa Bay Lightning

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