Sarasota, Florida

The Founders Club

Community Information

$1,240,500 - $5,000,000
$595,000 - $1,150,000

The Founders Club
The Founders Club is an established Southwest Florida country club community that combines a member-owned Robert Trent Jones, Jr. golf course and other exclusive amenities with a limited selection of luxury homes and lots for sale. The gated community is conveniently located just three miles east of Interstate 75, just minutes from Florida Gulf Coast beaches and Downtown Sarasota’s wide array of shops, restaurants, and entertainment options.

With a maximum of 275 golf memberships available, tee times are not required to play the classic links-style course, which is playable year-round. Additional amenities include a spacious clubhouse and fitness center, extensive golf practice facilities, tennis courts, on-site dining, and scenic recreational paths winding through lush wetlands and nature preserves.

New homes for sale at The Founders Club include golf cottages and single-family fairway homes ranging from 2,119 to 5,000+ square feet, as well as highly customizable luxury estate homes on large lots. Some pre-built homes are available. Request More Information now!
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  • Acreage

    700 acres (283 hectares)

  • Club Structure

    Equity membership, with a limit of 275 golf memberships to prevent congestion on the course

  • Golf

    Member-owned links-style golf course designed by Robert Trent Jones, Jr., with gently rolling terrain and a backdrop of mature oaks, natural wetlands and nature preserves, plus a full-service teaching facility and traditional caddie program

  • Clubhouse

    24,000-square-foot clubhouse with a choice of formal and casual dining options, lounge areas, locker rooms, a pro shop and a spacious veranda overlooking the 18th green

  • Tennis

    Two Har-Tru tennis courts with professional instruction available

  • Concierge

    Concierge service available for members in the golf clubhouse

  • Recreation

    Miles of walking and biking trails, basketball and sand volleyball courts, a picnic pavilion and an active program of special-interest clubs, social events, and professionally managed activities for Founders Club members

  • Spa & Fitness

    Full-service fitness center located in the clubhouse, with exercise classes, personal trainers, and massage services available

  • Shopping & Dining

    10 minutes from a selection of shops and services, including supermarkets, pharmacies, banks, and local restaurants; additional retail and dining options available throughout the Sarasota area

  • Boating & Fishing

    Nearby marinas and charter operations provide access to sailing, cruising and sport fishing on Sarasota Bay and the Gulf of Mexico; in-season reciprocal partnership available with the historic Sarasota Yacht Club at Lido Key

  • Area Attractions:

    Less than 30 minutes from Sarasota's many cultural and recreational attractions, including public access Gulf Coast beaches on Siesta Key and Lido Key; about one hour south of Tampa and St. Petersburg, two hours from Orlando, and just over three hours from Miami

  • Healthcare

    Three major hospitals providing 24-hour emergency care and other medical services are located within a 10-mile radius – Doctors Hospital of Sarasota, Lakewood Ranch Medical Center, and Sarasota Memorial Hospital

  • Airports

    25 minutes from Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport, and one hour from Tampa International Airport and St. Petersburg-Clearwater International Airport

  • Lots For Sale

    Priced from $595,000 to $1,150,000

  • Homes For Sale

    Priced from $1,240,500 to $5 million

  • Disclaimer: Prices subject to change. Void where prohibited.

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The Founders Club

3001 Founders Club Drive

Sarasota, Florida 34240

27.334491 -82.3894933
Community News

The Founders Golf Club to host inaugural Heroes Ladies Intercollegiate tournament
Sarasota, FL (January 21, 2021) The Founders Golf Club will be the host site for the inaugural Heroes Ladies Intercollegiate tournament Feb. 7 through 9. Fifteen women’s NCAA Division 1 golf teams from the Big 10, Big 12, SEC, and ACC Conferences will join for a 54-hole stroke play charity tournament benefiting the Army Ranger Lead the Way Fund.
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DeCarle Named Executive Chef at The Founders Club
SARASOTA, Fla. (Oct. 31, 2018) – The Founders Club, Sarasota’s premier golf and social club community, has appointed Mac DeCarle as executive chef. With years of country club and local restaurant experience, he promises to be an exciting addition to The Founders Club management team.  [ read more ]

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