suncoast golf center

@BR Boxtext bold lede colon:LOCATION: 7741 15th St. E., Sarasota.

PHONE: 351-2666.


WHO PLAYS HERE?: Golfers with limited time and budgets, juniors and retirees.

RATES: $7.50 (pull carts and riding carts, extra). Range balls: $4 small bucket, $7 medium, $9 large.


HOLES: Nine.

PRACTICE FACILITIES: Full range, putting and chipping areas. Named one of the top 100 practice facilities by Golf Range Association of America.

PAR/YARDAGE: Back tees, 27/840; Forward tees, 27/750.

HEAD PRO: Jon Bullas.

CLUB FITTER: Vinnie Mulvaney.

DIRECTIONS: At the corner of Tallevast Road and Old 301, adjacent to the airport.

HOLE TO REMEMBER: No. 7 is 145 yards with a big lake in front of the green.

UNFORGETTABLE: No. 8 features a stream in front of the green, and the 85-yard shot leaves many players between clubs.

INSIDE INFO: The center has a full-service, lighted range in addition to the course. You can walk up virtually any time and get a lesson.

DID YOU KNOW?: LPGA player Paula Creamer visited here with The First Tee of Sarasota/Manatee.