Thanks to a wonderful climate, Longboat Key and the greater Sarasota area are a golfing/tennis players’ dream come true!

Longboat Key’s single golf/tennis club is “private” and available to members and guests of their resort. Yet, there’s no need to despair as there are 60+ Golf Courses and tennis facilities eager for you to play. Mainland private clubs are currently allowing for some form of public participation. Below is a sampling.

Golf Courses:

Pinebrook Ironwood
18 holes over 3,964 yards with a par of 61 (Public)
4260 Ironwood Cir., Bradenton, FL 34209-6820, (941) 792-3288

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

LONGBOAT KEY TENNIS CENTER
Ten soft clay courts, teaching professionals & matchmaking service.
590 Bay Isles Road, Longboat Key, FL 34228, (941) 316-8367

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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