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Address: 301 Gulf of Mexico Dr, Longboat Key, FL 34228-4034
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+1 888-237-5545

Designed by Bill Mitchell, this 6,792-yard "watery challenge"...

Designed by Bill Mitchell, this 6,792-yard "watery challenge" borders along the scenic Gulf of Mexico, and is a challenge for golfers of all skill levels.

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Classic Florida golf at its finest

Islandside acts as a great foil to Harbourside with expansive views and some of the best birdwatching you'll find on any golf course. The course was in terrific shape and is... read more

Reviewed 3 January 2017
Chicago, Illinois
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Chicago, Illinois
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 3 January 2017

Islandside acts as a great foil to Harbourside with expansive views and some of the best birdwatching you'll find on any golf course. The course was in terrific shape and is challenging with shoreline winds and water everywhere. Its close proximity to the beach leads to a scenic setting amongst the high rises and mansions. A great course where it's... More 

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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

Fun and very well maintained resort course. Classic old school Florida course that is extremely playable for all levels of golfers. Vast array of seaside birds around the waterways. I saw an eagle, ospreys, rosette spoon bills, and skimmers to name a few. Really close proximity to the hotel.

Thank turfmonkey
Longboat Key, Florida
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14 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 December 2015

Islandside is a demanding course and not particularly long but features lots of water and some tricky par threes. Ocean Properties (who bought the resort from the Loeb Group 3 years ago) spent a fortune in totally redoing both of its golf venues on Longboat Key . Unless you have played Augusta National I doubt you have ever played on... More 

1 Thank curmudgeon7430
Longboat Key, Florida
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11 reviews
Reviewed 3 June 2015

Now referred to as The Links on Longboat, the course is very playable and in excellent condition. A good test of golf for all levels of golfers. Friendly and helpful staff.

Thank David G
Sarasota, Florida
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21 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 May 2015

The Islandside and Harbourside golf courses at the Resort at the Longboat Key Club have just recently been renovated. Challenging, yet forgiving for beginners, you will love the views of the Bay along the bayside holes and peeks of the Gulf on islandside.

2 Thank charlotte04050
Cumberland Center, Maine
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 April 2015

Both Island Side and Harborside (all 45 holes) are manicured and challenging. We played more than 10 rounds this year and had a great experience each day. The grounds surrounding all property is extremely well kept, without any intrusion from sounds of mowers, weed cutters or any other noise.

1 Thank Marla L
Howey in the Hills, Florida
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2014

Islandside has been completely renovated and is now an outstanding golf course. New greens are amazing. Like putting on a pool table.

1 Thank Patrick B
Corinth, Texas
2 reviews
Reviewed 19 May 2014

Food was very good, & the service was great. The view was wonderful because it overlooked the golf course.

Thank Kristi316
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11 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 November 2013

This is a difficult *water on all 18 holes) course whose conditioning has improved somewhat in l;ast 2 years, but the price at $100 is way to high for the quality and condition particularly when compared to courses within a 30 minute drive in Sarasota and Bradenton.

1 Thank Orrin B
Evanston, Illinois
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74 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2013

Nice venue but needs a little rehab. Cart paths need new blacktop and, in some cases are getting it.

Thank sommersboy

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