Sarasota Sarasota Golf Events

Upcoming tournaments

What: Special play date for the Muscular Dystrophy Association
When and Where: 8:30 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 20 at the Ritz-Carlton Members Club
Entry fee: $75 for Big Summer Card holders, and $95 for non-holders. Payments will be accepted day of play. Foursomes and individuals are welcome.
Amenities: Includes golf, carts, lunch and a $50 donation to MDA.
Contact info: 941-309-2900

What: Bobby Jones Women's Golf Association golf tournament to raise money and awareness for Multiple Sclerosis.
When and Where: 8 a.m. shotgun start on Oct. 9 on the British Course at Bobby Jones Golf Club.
Format: Two better balls of four.
Entry fee: $60 per person (women only), includes golf, lunch and prizes. Checks are to be made payable to: Bobby Jones Women's Golf Association and mailed to Bobby Jones WGA care of Doris Smith, 1000 Circus Blvd., Sarasota, Fla., 34232.
Contact person: Abby Vanderwood at 941-379-2279.

What: Sarasota National Men’s Fall Classic
When and Where: Tee times starting at 8 a.m. Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 3-4 at Sarasota National in Venice
Format: 36-hole stroke play, amateurs only. Field will be flighted after first round.
Entry fee: $100 per person
Contact person: Charlie Darbyshire at 941-493-5192

What: Eighth Annual Ron Gordon¹s Humane Society Golf Tournament
When: Saturday, Sept. 22, 2012
Where: Bent Tree Country Club
Entry fee: $85
Format: 4-man scramble
Charity: Humane Society of Sarasota County
Contact person: Ron Gordon 941-266-0526 or




Aug. 19-21 --- Tony Jacklin/ West Florida Golf Tour Championship at the Ritz-Carlton Members Club.
Aug. 29 --- The U.S. Women’s Mid-Amateur qualifying will be held at the Laurel Oak Country Club. Entry deadline is Aug. 15.


Sept. 17-20 --- North Florida PGA Section Championship at The Ritz-Carlton Members Club.


Oct. 1 --- Donald Ross Invitational at Sara Bay Country Club.
Oct. 1-2 --- The 17th annual Venice City Championship at Lake Venice Golf Club.

TBA --- The 2012 Charlotte County Open will be held in October at Longmarsh Country Club and the Kingsway Country Club.
Oct. 6-7 --- City of Sarasota Junior Championship at Bobby Jones Golf Club.
Oct. 9-12 --- LPGA Qualifying Tournament at Plantation Golf and Country Club.
Oct. 20-21 --- City of Sarasota Men’s Better Ball Championship at Bobby Jones Golf Club.

Nov. 1-4 --- Tony Jacklin/West Florida Golf Tour $50,000 Longboat Key Open at the Longboat Key Golf Club.
Nov. 10-11 --- The 15th annual City of Bradenton Men’s Amateur Championship at the River Run Golf Links.
Nov. 19 --- Joe Turnesa Memorial Scholarship Tournament at Sara Bay Country Club.

TBA --- The Founders Club with host Fisk and Friends Celebrity Golf Classic. Proceeds go to Suncoast Charities.


Dec. 1-2 --- Capri Isles Partners Championship at Capri Isles Golf Club.
TBA --- The third annual RBC Bank Pro Challenge golf tournament will be held at the IMG Academies Golf & Country Club in December. This two-day professional event consists of two-player teams playing two different formats --- a better-ball format and scramble.


TBA --- The Tony Jacklin/West Florida Golf Tour Manatee County Open at River Wilderness Country Club.


TBA --- The Concession will be hosting the Big Ten Match Play Championship.
TBA --- The Orioles Birdland Classic at The Founders Club. Proceeds benefit Miracle League of Manasota.
TBA --- NCAA Women’s Tournament at River Wilderness Country Club, 14 teams.
Feb. 20-21 --- Plantation Foundation Celebrity Classic at Plantation Golf and Country Club.
TBA --- Tony Jacklin/West Florida Golf Tour Lakewood Ranch Open at Lakewood Ranch Country Club.

MARCH 2013

TBA ---The Concession Charities will host the Archie Griffin Celebrity Golf Classic at The Concession Golf Club in Bradenton. The event will benefit the Boys & Girls Clubs of Sarasota County, which has played an integral role in the community for more than 41 years, providing after-school and summer programs to youth 6 -18 years of age, and a safe, positive environment for kids to learn and grow. For more details or sponsorship opportunities please visit:

APRIL 2013

TBA --- The 17th annual Meadows Cup will be held in April at The Meadows Country Club. Proceeds go to the Easters Seals.