Venetian Golf & River Club – Semi Private

103 Pesaro Dr., Venice, FL 34275

Phone: (941) 486-4259


Head Golf Professional: Chris Souchak

Course Description: This 18-hole, par-72 course, designed by Chip Powell, is bordered by old growth forest and the Myakka River, and participates in the Audubon’s Cooperative Sanctuary Program, which provides a comprehensive approach to environmental planning and education. Five sets of tee markers ranging from 5,000 to 6,900 yards accommodate golfers of all skill levels, with strategy, thoughtfulness and shot-making skills being far more important than strength alone.

Rates: Call for rates.

Course Slope/Ratings: 72.9/127, 71.1/124, 68.5/119, 71.2/120, 69.1/115

Yardage: 6,931, 6,553, 6,028, 5,457, 5,038

Community Description: At the Venetian Golf and River Club, 663 of more than 1,000 acres are devoted to golf course, lakes, wetlands, conservation areas and a 70-acre nature park. The community boasts 20 home designs in four distinct neighborhoods: Castello with its grand villa homes, Stivali and Rialto with their estate homes, and San Marco with its courtyard homes.

Amenities: Driving range, putting green, clubhouse, pro shop, twilight rate, lessons, club rental, snack bar, restaurant, lounge, fitness club, heated resort-style pool, heated lap pool and tennis courts. Reservations required.