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About

Holes 18
Type Private
Par 72
Length 6941 yards
Slope 134
Rating 73.6

Course Details

Year Built 1985
Greens Bermuda Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Ron Garl (1985) Mike Souchak (1985)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Bunker Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted American Express, Visa, Master Card, Diners Club, Discover
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Appropriate golf attire

Food & Beverage

Bar, Grill

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Meeting Facilities, Banquet Facilities, Locker Rooms

Available Activities

Swimming, Billiards

Available Sports

Fitness, Tennis

Reviews

4.7
4 Reviews (4)
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Reviews 82
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Top 250 Contributor
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Lives up to TPC Name

First I would like to compliment the staff - everyone was amazing. I was able to play both courses, and am talking about the Players here. Conditions were excellent tee to green - absolutely beautiful. The front nine is pretty bland, par 4 after par 4, doglegs through homes. The back nine however is truly something special. Here the layout gets very fun with lots more water and sand. I can see why when hosting tournaments they often use 9 from the Stadium course and the back 9 from Players. Bottom line, you are luck if you get the chance to play either course here at TPC Prestancia, but I did prefer the Stadium.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
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Reviews 82
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Top 250 Contributor
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Everything a TPC should be!

I was lucky enough to play both courses in consecutive days. The staff was all fantastic, I enjoyed talking with everyone in the Pro Shop as well as the starter. All super friendly with a visitor from another club. The conditions were PERFECT! I had played another area country club the day before and was very pleased with the conditions there, but the conditions at TPC were a whole class above. The greens were amazing - perfectly trimmed, smooth, well cared for, fast and rolling true. I loved the variety of the layout and all the holes were beautiful. Bottom line - if you are lucky enough to get the chance to play here, you should jump on it!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
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4.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

TPC Prestancia (Stadium) - Solid Sarasota Track but Not TPC Worthy

The Good: The Tournament Player’s Club at Prestancia is a very nice 36-hole private complex that was originally built in 1985 as one of the first in the TPC Network. The Ron Garl & Mike Souchack designed Stadium course is a tale of two nines with a fairly open, wind-exposed front and a tighter, more strategic inward half. Particularly good conditions, especially the large, slick greens that also hold well. Very nice clubhouse and practice area accompanied by a friendly staff. Nice group of Par-3’s and a beautiful, short Par-4 18th with a near island green. Excellent 19th hole patio views and dining area!

The Bad: While the greens putt very true, some of the complexes are downright diabolical. There a few quirky holes that I particularly didn’t like, most notably the Par-4 8th with a very odd, blind landing area off the tee and the 11th hole in which I was completely blocked by an overhanging tree despite hitting the right side of the fairway. The $35 cart fee for guests felt a little excessive.

The Verdict: TPC Prestancia (Stadium) is another solid option in the pantheon of Sarasota area golf courses, but I wouldn’t consider it to the level of most TPC courses based on what I’ve played and seen on the professional tours. It’s a very nice course, but not necessarily anything PGA-Tour level special.

Best Hole: Really liked the 18th hole, a 300-yard Par-4 that calls for a long-iron or hybrid off the tee, but must be aggressive enough to not be blocked out by trees on the right guarding the approach to an island green.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 18
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Great Course

Absolutely loved the course and facilities. If i were to pick a course to play in the area this would be it. Very playable will not beat you up. Course conditions were ideal for scoring only wish i had my "A" game.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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