Golf in Venice Florida

Nearly a dozen fine golf courses are in or near Venice Florida. With so many sunny days, you can embrace your passion for the game as often as you like.

Public & Semi-Private Clubs

These golf clubs allow daily games or short-term memberships for those who don’t want to commit to the longer-term fees of private clubs.

Lake Venice Golf Club

Venice’s oldest and most convenient golf club is on Harbor Drive South just beyond Brohard Paw Park on the way to Caspersen Beach (map). The 27 holes are open to the public with no tee-time reservations, at moderate rates. The scenery is beautiful, and unlike many other courses, Lake Venice Golf Club is not part of a resort housing development.

Venice East Golf Club

Venice East, at 107 Venice East Boulevard just north of Tamiami Trail (map), is another good, small golf club with an 18-hole course open to the public.

Golf in Venice

The Golf in Venice association features three separate clubs in different locations, each of which offers a restaurant, pro shop, rental clubs, electric and pull golf carts, putting green and driving range.

Association memberships giving access to all three clubs are by the month, three months, six months (in summer), or year.

Book your tee times online or by phone five days in advance.

Calusa Lakes Golf Club

Located in Nokomis, six miles north of central Venice, Calusa Lakes Golf Club has an 18-hole course amidst lakes, pine trees, and private homes. Features include rental clubs, a putting green, full pro shop, electric and pull golf carts, and a restaurant.

Capri Isles Golf Course

Capri Isles, 3.5 miles (5.6 km) northeast of central Venice, features an 18-hole, par 72 course.

Waterford Golf Club

Waterford, a semi-private course of 27 holes, is 5 miles (8 km) northeast of the center of Venice in the midst of two upscale

Private Golf Clubs

These clubs, all within gated residential communities, permit golf club and resort membership without home ownership, usually of longer term.

Pelican Pointe Golf & Country Club

Pelican Pointe is a prominent, private gated community five miles southeast of central Venice, with 27 holes.

Venice Golf & Country Club

Located seven miles (11 km) east of the center of Venice, this private club’s 18-hole course is framed by 587 homes in a gated community.

Sarasota National Golf Club

A professional-level 18-hole course provides “a luxury golfing experience” in this semi-private course within a housing development 11 miles (18 km) southeast of central Venice.