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Address: 7671 Park Blvd., Sarasota, FL
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Stretching to 7,001 yards, this Ron Garl-design, 27-hole golf challenge was...

Stretching to 7,001 yards, this Ron Garl-design, 27-hole golf challenge was rated a “4-Star” layout by Golf Digest.

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Beautifully Maintained Golf Course

In a dry year where most courses were burnt, the University Park links were lush and manicured. The 5th and 9th holes were particularly memorable. Staff was very pleasant. The off... read more

Reviewed 7 April 2017
Eric B
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16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

In a dry year where most courses were burnt, the University Park links were lush and manicured. The 5th and 9th holes were particularly memorable. Staff was very pleasant. The off season rate was very competitive. The pace of play was great and we finished in just under 4 hours. A really enjoyable round of golf.

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bonita springs fl
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321 reviews
48 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2017

The 27 hole course is open to the public (semi-prvate) . The shop, starter, and range is well run,the course is well laid out, but it needs some watering and attention. Greens were in pretty good shape, fast and sloped making putts challenging.

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 November 2016

We went for brunch today. The setting is lovely - particularly if you get a table somewhere near a window (we did not, despite having reserved). The quality of the food is good but the choices are nothing special. Really this is just a slightly augmented breakfast selection (well there were some cakes and a cherry cobbler dessert, oh! And... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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104 reviews
52 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 November 2016

What a beautiful place for a wedding reception! The grounds were awesome and the food and service were outstanding. I have no idea how much it cost, but it was absolutely amazing!

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Thank Mike G
Florida
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62 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

We happened to go here for a wedding. The place...the grounds, the tented area where cocktails and appetizers were served and inside the main hall...all were beautiful! It is well kept, spacious and very comfortable with cushion seating under the tented area. Inside the chairs were large and comfortable. The buffet was excellent! They had a salmon with bernaise sauce,... More 

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Thank Dee08Florida
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12 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Played the course on 9-19. Very friendly staff from the pro shop to the starter. Only complaint is I wish they would have notified me (email would have been fine), how much rain they received the day before. Florida Suncoast weather is just weird, one side of the bay it's sunny the other side it's pouring. The range was closed... More 

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Thank HiBall6265
Sarasota, Florida
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206 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

From the moment you open the trunk to off load your clubs...friendly staff attend to all your needs. The restaurant serves creative/tasty dishes...and are ready to modify to individual tastes. We only played holes 19-27...the third nine. It was beautiful...fairways were plush, greens rolled true, but we're on the slow side.....and the layout while open, was challenging. You get big... More 

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Thank Mike C
Sarasota
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18 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 May 2016

After playing the Ritz Carlton for the past two years and thinking there was no other course quite as enjoyable overall. I have now found a tremendous rival that gives you everything you could ask for. Played the tips on 19-27/1-9. Incredible views and a true golfers challenge as the winds were gusting 10-20mph. The fact that we paid $55... More 

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Thank John G
North Bay, On
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52 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 April 2016

The greens at UP are the best I have ever played in North America. The overall condition of the turf is amazing, nary a bad section anywhere even alongside the cart paths where you normally see ruts and bare earth. Very scenic course, great par 3s. Houses do not really be in play as the overall fit with course and... More 

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Okemos, Michigan
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98 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2016

Took my son here for a mid-week round of golf. The location was convenient to our downtown hotel. The bag drop guys were great. But this is a country club and there is a dress code so tuck in your collared shirt! We had a quick meal before tee time and the service and food were great. They gave us... More 

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