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Experience Pope Golf Championship Golf Courses

Visiting golfers to the area are invited to play any of Pope Golf’s eight championship golf courses located in the Sarasota, Manatee, and Charlotte county region. You can even reserve advance tee times at any of Pope Golf’s private country clubs! Offering exceptional value and a great opportunity to experience great service and amenities at a variety of challenging golf courses.

Pope Golf Public Golf Courses

To schedule a tee time at any of the following public golf courses call 941.444.6600 ext. 3, or call the course directly.

Buffalo Creek Golf Course
Perfect for all skill levels, this challenging par-72 Ron Garl designed course in the Scottish links tradition with lakes, waterways, and broad rolling fairways. Features new TifEagle greens, 300-yard range multi-tiered grass tee, putting and chipping green and practice bunkers. Staffed by PGA professionals with lessons, mini camps, and clinics available. The snack bar is open daily.

Join Player Improvement Program at Buffalo Creek Golf Course and lower your score!

Player Improvement Program Benefits include:

Unlimited range balls anytime, free Early Bird 9-hole–pay cart fee of just $15, free Twilight Special–pay cart fee of just $15, Juniors 17 years and under play for free, discounts on special order merchandise, USGA GHIN fees included, and more. Contact Buffalo Creek Golf Course at 941.776.2611 for additional information.

Buffalo Creek Golf Course is located at 8100 69th Street East, Palmetto, FL 34221 Phone: 941.776.2611 Get directions Map

Manatee Golf Course
Located just east of Bradenton Beach and Anna Maria Island on State Road 70, Manatee Golf Course offers a challenging layout with five sets of tees to test even the most experienced player. The course has full practice facilities with new TifEagle greens. The snack bar is open daily.

Join the Player Improvement Program at Manatee Golf Course and lower your score!

Player Improvement Program Benefits include:

Unlimited range balls anytime, free Early Bird 9-hole–pay cart fee of just $15, free Twilight Special–pay cart fee of just $15, Juniors 17 years and under play for free, discounts on special order merchandise, USGA GHIN fees included, and more. Contact Manatee Golf Course at 941.792.6773 for additional information.

Manatee Golf Course is located at 6415 53rd Avenue West, Bradenton, FL 34210 Phone: 941.792.6773 Get directions Map

Kings Gate Golf Club
Golfers of all abilities will enjoy this beautifully landscaped 18-hole executive course with natural preserves, and picturesque lakes located approximately 1 mile west of I-75. The course features practice putting green, private and clinic lessons and rental clubs. The Lion’s Den restaurant serves lunch and dinner. Kings Gate Golf Club is located at 24000 Rampart Blvd., Port Charlotte, FL 33980 Phone: 941.625.0680 Get directions Map

Pope Golf Private Country Clubs

Golfers are welcome to play these courses while they fill membership rosters. For an advance tee time at any of the following private golf clubs call 941.444.6600 ext. 3, or call the course directly.

Bent Tree Country Club
Challenging for golfers at all levels, this very walkable par 72 first-class championship golf course has tree-lined fairways with towering oaks, expansive greens, and acres of lakes and streams creating a tranquil and idyllic setting. The course underwent major renovations during the summer of 2015 with new TifEagle greens, newly excavated and filled bunkers as well as modified fairways and tee boxes. The club features a well-stocked Pro Shop, multiple hitting cages, chipping area and putting green. Bar and grill open daily to enjoy a drink or meal after your round. Bent Tree Country Club is located at 4700 Bent Tree Blvd., Sarasota, FL 34241 Phone: 941.371.8200 Get directions Map

Esplanade Golf & Country Club
The area’s newest country club, nestled on 600 acres just north of SR70, awaits golfers of all abilities. With resort-level service designed in an eco-friendly fashion, the course features large greens, varying elevations, generous fairways, and majestic oaks. Enjoy 18 holes of championship golf, a comprehensive practice facility including driving range and short game practice areas, fully stocked Pro Shop, and PGA Professional instruction offering a variety of lessons and clinics. Dining options currently include a full-service snack bar and casual dining on the patio. Read Esplanade Golf & Country Club’s featured blog postEsplanade Golf & Country Club is located at 12825 Malachite Drive, Lakewood Ranch, FL 34211 Phone: 941.306.3500 Get directions Map

Mission Valley Country Club
Centrally located between Sarasota and Venice, this member-owned club is situated on more than 200 acres with tree-lined fairways and lakes scattered throughout. The course is very walker-friendly and designed for all abilities with six sets of tees. Practice facilities include a 3-tiered driving range, putting, chipping and sand practice areas. Classic clubhouse with casual and fine dining available. Mission Valley Country Club is located at 1851 Mission Valley Blvd, Nokomis, FL 34275 Phone: 941.488.7747 Get directions Map

Misty Creek Country Club
Located just 3.5 miles east of I-75, the course is set in a 350-acre wildlife preserve with lakes, live oaks, hammock forests, resident bald eagles and a variety of other Florida native wildlife. Amenities include a Pro Shop, land-based driving range, chipping area, sand practice range and large putting green. Individual or group instruction, including short game clinics and on-course playing lessons are available. Misty Creek Country Club is located at 8954 Misty Creek Drive, Sarasota, FL 34241 Phone: 941.922.2188 Get directions Map

Twin Isles Country Club
Located 5 minutes south of the historical district of Punta Gorda, this 18 hole, par 72 course has wide fairways, an extensive lake system and is a challenging but fair course for players of all abilities. Home to a wide variety of wildlife, the course is a Certified Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary with a pledge to provide a sanctuary for wildlife on the golf course through continuing environmental efforts. Features a fully stocked Pro shop, full grass driving range, putting and chipping greens and practice bunker. On-site PGA Golf Professional offers lessons, clinics, and youth programs. Twin Isles Country Club is located at 301 Madrid Blvd., Punta Gorda, FL 33950 Phone: 941.637.1232 Get directions Map

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