Bobcat Trail Golf Club - One of Florida's Top Public Golf Courses

Bobcat Trail Golf ClubOne of Florida’s top public golf courses earns its high ratings through a commitment to excellence.

“It’s apparent from the time you I pull through the gates, gliding down the wide boulevard that bisects plush carpets of green and leads to Bobcat Trail’s Florida style clubhouse that you are in for an extraordinary day of golf - a true escape from reality into a golfer’s dream. Although the clubhouse may have a distinct coastal Florida architectural flair, the course that revolves around it is anything but typical Florida.

How good is Bobcat Trail? Good enough to merit numerous awards, host major local tournament events and earn a 4-1/2 star rating from Golf Digest. With wide, rolling, meticulously maintained fairways, the course boasts plenty of water and sand to rate a reputation as a shot-maker’s course with ample opportunities for risk and reward. The introduction of the latest hybrid grass Champion Ultra Dwarf, on all 18 greens supports fast and true rolling conditions on putting surfaces that present distinct challenges with multiple tiers and slopes. Recent renovation of numerous sand bunkers scattered strategically throughout the course enhance the playability and serve as reminders not to stray from the lush fairways.

Designed by eight-time PGA TOUR winner Bob Tway, “The Cat’s” design flows seamlessly through 18 holes with an abundance of movement controlled through mounding and elevation changes. Tway took advantage of native vegetation, sculpting fairways lined with gracious oaks, towering pines and incorporated numerous plantings of tropical foliage into the configuration.

Bobcat Trail Golf Club

The keys to scoring well at Bobcat Trail are well-placed tee shots, accurate iron shots and confidence around the large, undulating, well-bunkered greens. A new fleet of Club Car Precedent golf cars with state-of-the-art Ranger Plus GPS systems, featuring high-quality hole-by-hole graphics and accurate immediate yardage descriptions are priceless in helping golfers with proper club selection and navigation of the course.

The new lounge area is a great place to meet and mingle or just relax after a great round.With the experience of operating two upscale golf clubs in Indiana, owner Roger Delagrange’s goal has been to bring the golf club’s service to another level.  It’s the attitude you’ll encounter from every employee you meet—from the time you pull up to the bag drop to when the bartender pours your drink at the 19th hole. Delagrange attributes the service oriented relationship with customers as one of the reasons the club has gathered accolades as one of the top Florida golf clubs.

Recognizing the need to stay cutting edge and offer the best possible golfing experience, Bobcat Trail totally renovated the 10-year-old clubhouse to offer a superior club lounge atmosphere to its members and guests.

The grill room and lounge area capture the views of the surrounding golf holes and large practice facility and accommodate informal diners,  golf leagues, or neighbors just stopping by to check sports scores on several of the large, flat screen TV’s.

The lounge area is a great place to meet and mingle or just relax after a great round.The adjoining dining room is open for lunch with a variety of exceptional menu items. The casually elegant setting is available for a variety of private parties, weddings or business functions.

Memberships are available at this semi-private club, so if you are looking for an active golf club with great golf, good people, a place to host a wedding or a future place to call home, visit Bobcat Trail soon to experience first hand the high standards because... “It’s a beautiful day at Bobcat Trail!”

Bobcat Trail Golf Club is conveniently located in South Sarasota County just three miles south of I-75 on Toledo Blade Boulevard (Exit 179). Call the Golf Pro Shop: (941)429-0500, or visit: www.bobcattrailgc.com.

 

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