Golf At Tara

Conveniently located between Sarasota and Tampa, Tara is one of the most popular country clubs in Bradenton. With seven sets of tees, ranging from 4,033 – 6,904 yards, players of all skill levels are able to enjoy time on this idyllic 18-hole golf course.  

Our 120-acre, award-winning championship golf course has been built to USGA standards. It features a putting green, driving range, scenic conservation areas, and a state-of-the-art irrigation system.


The course’s stunning beauty paired with Tara’s old south reputation for excellence has made it the perfect location to socialize with friends, work on your swing, or seek respite from the rigors of daily life. Tara Country Club in Bradenton also offers a fully stocked golf shop that carries the most up-to-date equipment and attire so you can play your best and look great both on and off the course.

Tara’s staff of PGA professionals is available to help golfers at all levels with golf lessons and clinics offered throughout the year. On-site technology including Flightscope, V1 & BodiTrak are also available to help you get your golf game in top shape.

Golf Staff

Both of our golf instructors are highly skilled and trained to provide you with hands-on personal instruction so you can take your game to the next level.

Melissa Williams, PGA Professional

Melissa is a PGA Class A Professional. Her mission is to teach the game of golf to every level of golfer. Golf has been a part of her life since birth, playing with her parents on a 9-hole facility in Maine. She played all her amateur golf in Maine, winning the Maine State Junior Championship in 1986.

Bryan Arnett, PGA Professional

Bryan was elected to the PGA of America as a Class A Professional in 2015. He’s been teaching golf for over five years and is ready to share his skills and help make your game a success!

Frequently Asked Questions

Is Tara Golf & Country Club a public course?

No. Tara is a private golf club and a bundled community. This allows all members to enjoy all of the club’s amenities without having to pay separate greens fee, golf equity, or initiation fees. Membership is equity-owned and is attached to property deeds. When a home in the community is sold, membership remains with the property.

I’m not a golfer, will I still enjoy being a member of Tara Golf and Country Club?

Yes! Tara is one of the most well-rounded Bradenton country clubs. In addition to the golf course, members can enjoy a wide variety of sports and fitness amenities, a swimming pool, jacuzzi, and steam room. Tara also offers an array of fun social activities and exceptional dining facilities.

What are the benefits of taking golf lessons from Tara’s staff?

When you take golf lessons at Tara Country Club in Bradenton, you will be able to apply what you learned where it counts most – on the course! Our talented instructors will teach you on-course strategies that you can use both at Tara and on other courses you play.