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1552 Palm View Rd
Sarasota, FL  34240-8814
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Palms Course

9 hole regulation length course

Public golf course

36 par | 3,349 yards

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Palms Golf Course

The 9-hole "Palms" course at the Oak Ford Golf Club facility in Sarasota, Florida features 3,349 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 36. Designed by Ron Garl, the Palms golf course opened in 1990. John Trextler manages the course as the General Manager/Golf Professional.

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Time5am - 9pm
Price $0 - $500
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Reviewed February 17, 2009

Greens were great! The fairways were very hard and had very little green grass. The course is fair over-all and a good challange. It is out in the middle of nowhere and takes longer to get to than you think it will. It was a good value when we played. (may go up from $40 price that we payed on Feb. 3) It was very crowded the day we played and round took too long due to congestion. Food and drinks were expensive.

Reviewed February 07, 2009

Great wildlife. Great Course and not too busy because it's a little out of the way. I'm a local and it's one of my favorites! Course was bad in 06 and early 07 but great now.

Reviewed January 18, 2009

Great value,well maintained,friendly staff.
Fun to play. I will return and recommend to friends.

Reviewed November 08, 2007

Played the course in early Oct, 2007. YTD rainfall about 20" below average. Greens so so but slow, fairways, bunkers were VG. 18H w/ a cart cost $36 AM and 25 PM, what the hell do you want? it was still a solid 3 star course at the time I played it and probably 4 star in prime time (winter).

Reviewed December 12, 2006


This track is out of the way and not worth the trip. The layout and scenary is great, but needs alot of work. The greens were very bad, with some totally burnt and down to dirt! Clubhouse is a dump! Don't believe the write-up in Golfguide. It's too bad, since the course has potential.


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  • Latest Scores
  • Overall
Rank Golfer Name Handicap Gross Net Date
1 Craig P. N/A 41 41 01/05/08
2 Kenneth A. N/A 41 41 04/10/10
3 JAMES S. N/A 43 43 01/18/09
4 Matt N. N/A 45 45 03/18/09
5 Gerald B. 20 88 68 01/04/09
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Golf Course Information

About Oak Ford, Palms

Oak Ford Golf Club

Community facility

20 tees driving range

27 regulation holes

Awards at Oak Ford, Palms

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Tournaments of Oak Ford, Palms

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Course Staff

John Trextler, General Manager/Golf Professional
Don Henz, Superintendent
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