If you are looking for some of the best private and public golf courses, you will find them in southwest Florida. In the Sarasota area there are 32 private and public golf courses and nearly 20 more in the surrounding areas of Bradenton and Venice. You will find courses for any level of ability you desire. There are very challenging courses and golf courses that are just plain fun. Sarasota is a Florida golf town, where there is any type of golf community you might be looking for.
Sarasota has golf and country club resorts that offer all the amenities from the most elegant to the fairly simple. In addition to world class golf, they have tennis, swimming, fine dining, fitness centers, and a variety of social activities. There are country club communities that appeal to families in addition to retirees, and anyone in between. There are course communities on some of the barrier islands that provide the ability to play golf practically in your front yard while your boat is docked behind it.
Sarasota and the surrounding areas have the benefits of a big city lifestyle but the intimate feel of a cozy small town. The Sarasota area is genuinely unique, with an eclectic mix of fine and casual dining, internationally renowned shopping, museums and cultural events, white sand beaches on the glistening ocean, warm year round climate and much much more. So, if you are looking for a competitive golf course or just a home course, the Sarasota area has just the golf course to suit your every desire.