Blakeley & Associates Realty

4802 Lena Rd.  #103

Lakewood Ranch, FL 34211

Serving Florida's
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Sarasota/Bradenton & Surrounding Areas
Where Your Expectations Become a Reality!

BOBBY JONES GOLF COMPLEX 941.955.8097 (Sarasota)

A 45-hole municipall golf copplex that provides great golf at a very afford- able price. Bobby Jones himself dedicated the facility in 1927. This course has had many updates over the years and maintained a status of one of the best municipal courses in the country. There is also a snack shop, a pro shop annd a practice tee.

RIVER RUN GOLF COURSE 941.708.6331 (Bradenton)

Originally opened in 1987 and one of the most popular Gulf Coast municipal courses, the Bradenton Municipal Golf Course went through a complete facelift in 2005 with a design by Lewis and Azinger.. There is also a full Pro shop and Snack Bar.

EL CONQUISTADOR COUNTRY CLUB 941.758.1464 (Bradenton)

The natural beauty of IMG Academies Golf & Country Club at El Conquistador is both rivaled and complimented by a great golfing experience. Golf at IMG Academies Golf & Country Club at El Conquistador has always been challenging, rewarding and convenient for players of all skill levels. Opened in 1972 and chartered in 1980 as a private country club, the original course was a 6,673 yard, par 72 layout. Following a $2.5 million renovation by Gene Bates Golf Design of Palm Beach Gardens, FL, the ¿new¿ IMG Academies Golf & Country Club at El Conquistador reopened as the region's most playable, scenic and technically advanced golf course. The course has been lengthened to 6,855 yards from the back tees, and the routing of Nos. 10 and 18 was reversed. resulting in a spectacular "island" green for No. 10 and an all-around "new course feel" for our members. The new grass is a state-of-the-art hybrid developed specifically for southern courses. 'TifEagle' was planted on the greens and 'TifSport' on the fairways, tees and rough. These thicker, denser grasses can be cut shorter and allow the golf ball to "sit up" better. The renovation project also included replacement of the irrigation-drainage system, rebuilt sand traps and a larger practice facility.

FOREST LAKES GOLF CLUB 941.922.1312 (Sarasota)

A dramatic, in-town golf community featuring 189 condominium residences and 11 spectacular single family homes. All built on the site of the Historic Forest Lakes Golf Club spanning each side of Beneva Road. Established in 1964, the 18-hole Forest Lakes course was built by architect Roy Albert Anderson and for years was host to the Otto Graham Sports Legends Classic.

FOXFIRE GOLF CLUB 941.921.7757 Sarasota

Excellent golf experience at an exceptional value. Top 20 of SW Florida golf courses. You'll love the manicured condition of the greens, undeveloped scenery of this 27 hole complex. Any level of golfer will surely enjoy the challenges of the course. Also onsight, a practice tee, pro shop and fine dining...make nthis a vacatiion stop!!

HEATHER HILLS GOLF COURSE 941.755.8888 (Bradenton)

The 18-hole "Heather Hills" course at the Heather Hills Golf Course facility in Bradenton, Florida features 3,521 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 61. Designed by Roy Albert Anderson, the Heather Hills golf course opened in 1963. Rick Copeman manages the course as the General Manager.

LEGACY GOLF CLUB 941.907.7067 (Bradenton)

A real gem! Top 10 golf courses in the Florida. This is an award winning Arnold Palmer designed course that is managed by Troon Golf. The Legacy is an upscale 18 hole championship course that is beautiful to see, but can be difficult to play. Some advise playing it twice¿once to find trouble and again to keep score! The course design features elevated multiple tees with the hole well framed with sand and water leading to expansive greens. Generous fairway widths do allow for some margin of error. All in all, while it is expensive to play, it is one of the premier golf experiences in Florida. 24 hour tee times.

LINKS @ GREENFIELD PLANTATION 941.792.4159 (Bradenton)

The natural beauty of IMG Academies Golf & Country Club at El Conquistador is both rivaled and complimented by a great golfing experience. Golf at IMG Academies Golf & Country Club at El Conquistador has always been challenging, rewarding and convenient for players of all skill levels. Opened in 1972 and chartered in 1980 as a private country club, the original course was a 6,673 yard, par 72 layout. Following a $2.5 million renovation by Gene Bates Golf Design of Palm Beach Gardens, FL, the ¿new¿ IMG Academies Golf & Country Club at El Conquistador reopened as the region's most playable, scenic and technically advanced golf course. The course has been lengthened to 6,855 yards from the back tees, and the routing of Nos. 10 and 18 was reversed. resulting in a spectacular "island" green for No. 10 and an all-around "new course feel" for our members. The new grass is a state-of-the-art hybrid developed specifically for southern courses. 'TifEagle' was planted on the greens and 'TifSport' on the fairways, tees and rough. These thicker, denser grasses can be cut shorter and allow the golf ball to "sit up" better. The renovation project also included replacement of the irrigation-drainage system, rebuilt sand traps and a larger practice facility.

MANATEE COUNTY GOLF COURSE

The 18-hole par 72 public course earned good reviews, convenient driving range and practice putting greens. Tee times two days in advance at this public course, Par:72 Ydg:6747 Rating:71.6 Slope:122

LIVE OAKS @ OAK FORD GOLF CLUB 941.371.3680 (Sarasota)

Oak Ford Golf Club, a Florida Country golf course, is part of an 850 acre nature preserve. Designed by world class Architect, Ron Garl, the three 9-hole courses wind through Live Oak, Myrtle, and Palm Forests skirting ponds, swamps and marshes. All levels of play are challenged in a mix of doglegs, tight impenetrable woodland borders, and wetland carries. The emphasis at Oak Ford is based on skill over raw power. Oak Ford Golf Club's 27-holes bring water into play 16 times, with 'carries' required on 7 occasions. Each 9-Hole Course plays from four sets of tees.

PALMA SOLA GOLF CLUB 941.792.7476 (Bradenton)

Designed by Andy Anderson in 1967, this public, user friendly 18 hole, par 72 golf course is located within minutes from the Gulf Beaches and features Bermuda grass, as well as a golf pro shop.

PERIDIA GOLF & COUNTRY CLUB 941.758.2582 (Bradenton)

Founded in 1986, Peridia Golf and Country Club is the home of Manatee County's Premier Executive Golf Course. The Club was turned over to the members in 1990 and has been governed by the members since that time. Peridia is located on State Road 70, three miles west of Interstate 75 and includes 649 home sites and condominiums. As a semi-private Club, non-members are encouraged to use the golf course and restaurant. Golf outings and special dining events are always welcome at The Terrace On The Green restaurant, a full service food and beverage facility. Peridia is a par 60, 3,344 yard course sitting on 60 acres of land. The greens were completely renovated in 2002 and meet the USGA specifications. Various golf events are welcome and can be arranged through our PGA professional. Associate and Social memberships are available to non residents that entitle them to many benefits that are enjoyed by equity members. Information may be obtained by contacting the Business Office, Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

PINEBROOK/IRONWOOD GOLF COURSE 941.792.3288 (Bradenton)

Pinebrook/Ironwood Golf Club is one of the areas finest courses nestled inside a beautiful community in the heart of Bradenton. The greens were renovated in the summer of 2003 with "Champion Ultra Dwarf Bermuda". This putting surface is far superior to the traditional bermuda grass seen on most courses. If you would like a true roll, then come putt our greens. Sixteen of our fairways are bordered by water with 37 bunkers surrounding the eighteen greens. Our course will offer a challenge to golfers of all ages and handicaps. The amenities include a pro shop, snacks, refreshments, putting green and lessons. After playing a round of golf you can travel a short distance to enjoy a sunset dinner on one of Florida's serene beaches. For additional information send an email to: jking@pinebrookironwood.com

THE RIVER CLUB 941.751.4211 (Bradenton)

A lot of tricky holes on this 18-hole, par 72 semiprivate course make it quite challenging, including a par 4 with an island green. Holes 10 and 18 impressed one golfer with the degree of difficulty. A good driving range. Call one day in advance for tee times.

RIVER ISLES GOLF COURSE 941.746.8650 (Lakewood Ranch)

Lakewood Ranch's newest Golf Course opened 2006 and has created a flurry with the meticulous greens and long exploding fairways, many of which are bordered with water. State of the art facility with all the bells and whistles!

ROSEDALE GOLF & TENNIS CLUB 941.756.0004 (Bradenton)

Rosedale Golf Club in Bradenton is a Ted Mcanlis par 72 championship design that is known as one of the most challenging and best maintained courses on the Suncoast. Lush, fairways are bounded by an upscale residential development, featuring manicured greens and magnificent natural surroundings that create a feeling of serenity. Thirteen holes present water hazards and 47 sand bunkers dot the layout, with mildly sloped, medium size putting surfaces landscaped with contoured mounding that is often located greenside.

STONEYBROOK GOLF & COUNTRY CLUB 941.966.1800 (Sarasota)

The 9-hole "Timber Creek" course at the Timber Creek Golf Course facility in Bradenton, Florida features 1,043 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 27. Designed by Roy Albert Anderson, the Timber Creek golf course opened in 1978. Bob Wilkins manages the course as the General Manager.

THE PRESERVE @TARA GOLF COURSE 941.756.2944 (Bradenton)

The Preserve Golf Club at Tara is located just outside Bradenton and opened for play April, 2001. This Ted McAnlis designed course measures 7,000 yards from the back tees and plays to a par of 72.This course has somewhat of a "linksy" feel, and places a premium on club selection, accuracy, and above all strategy. It is paramount for golfers to choose the appropriate tees to suit their game. However, large landing areas and generally flat, moderate speed greens will favor high handicappers as well.Constructed over a large wetland area including approximately 52 lakes, water is always nearby and will directly affect play on 9 holes. As it meanders through the course, the cart path crosses 11 bridges.Walking is permitted, but not encouraged as the course is quite long. Although a semi-private facility, the course is open to public play for a slightly higher green fee, and guests of club members receive discounts of this fee. For current green fees contact the pro shop at (941)756-2944.

UNIVERSITY PARK COUNTRY CLUB 941.359.9999 (University Park

Considered one of the finest golf courses on the west coast of Florida with recent rating of #1 in SW Florida and in the top ten in the state. This 27 hole course was designed by Ron Garl. It has one of the finest practice facilities around, including golf instruction by PGA professionals. Course is always immaculate, reasonably priced and challenges all skill levels. It features many amenities beyond golf including Braden River Nature Trail and Fitness Park, the Tennis and Fitness Center, croquet and bocce.

VILLAGE GREEN GOLF COURSE 941.792.7171 (Bradenton)

The 9-hole "Timber Creek" course at the Timber Creek Golf Course facility in Bradenton, Florida features 1,043 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 27. Designed by Roy Albert Anderson, the Timber Creek golf course opened in 1978. Bob Wilkins manages the course as the General Manager.

WATERLEFE GOLF & RIVER CLUB 941.744.9771 (Bradenton)

Considered one of the finest golf courses on the west coast of Florida with recent rating of #1 in SW Florida and in the top ten in the state. This 27 hole course was designed by Ron Garl. It has one of the finest practice facilities around, including golf instruction by PGA professionals. Course is always immaculate, reasonably priced and challenges all skill levels. It features many amenities beyond golf including Braden River Nature Trail and Fitness Park, the Tennis and Fitness Center, croquet and bocce. (expected to go private in Nov 03).

TIMBER CREEK GOLF COURSE 941.794.8381 (Bradenton)

The 9-hole "Timber Creek" course at the Timber Creek Golf Course facility in Bradenton, Florida features 1,043 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 27. Designed by Roy Albert Anderson, the Timber Creek golf course opened in 1978. Bob Wilkins manages the course as the General Manager.

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