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THE MEADOWS COUNTRY CLUB

@BR Boxtext bold lede colon:LOCATION: 3101 Longmeadow, Sarasota.

PHONE: 371-6000.

WEB SITE: www.meadowscc.org.

WHO PLAYS HERE?: Meadows and Highlands courses are private; Groves open to the public.

RATES: $37.25 before noon to play The Groves, $31 after noon.

YEAR BUILT/ARCHITECT: 2004 (redesign of private courses by Ron Garl); 1983 (Groves designed by Arthur Hills).

HOLES: 54.

PRACTICE FACILITIES: A driving range, two putting greens, a chipping area and a separate teaching area.

PAR/YARDAGE: Meadows—Gold, 72/6,716; Blue, 72/6,314; White, 72/6,037; Green, 72/5,545; Red, 72/5,245. Highlands—Gold, 72/6,669; Blue, 72/6,375; White, 72/6,024; Green, 72/5,545; Red, 72/5,090. Groves—Blue, 65/4,182; White, 65/3,807; Red, 65/3,268.

HEAD PRO: Mike McClellan.

DIRECTIONS: Take I-75 south to University Parkway exit and head west to Honore. Turn left on Honore and travel to Longmeadow. Turn right and the club is 1 mile ahead on the left.

HOLE TO REMEMBER: The 387-yard, par-4 14th on the Groves course has bunkers surrounding the green and out of bounds left — along with a lake on the right — making this a hole that can ruin a scorecard.

INSIDE INFO: Memberships are available for the private courses. Call the main number for details.

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