Anna Maria Island is only 7 miles long so you may not be too surprised to learn that there is only one golf course on the Island. Would you be surprised that it is absolutely spectacular? The Key Royale Club is members only but they offer Summer memberships to the public. Of course Florida is the golfing capital of the world, well at least that is what Floridians say! The bottom line is the Anna Maria Island area has plenty of Golfing options. The Bradenton and Sarasota area, hosts a massive and diverse number of golf courses most of which are open to the public. You can reach 10 different and unique golf courses within a 30-minute drive from the Island, and although traveling with clubs is not for everyone, if you're visiting Anna Maria Island for more than a few days and enjoy the game of golf it is well worth the effort to pack your clubs. There is nothing better than 18 holes of golf on a beautiful Florida morning followed by some beach time in the afternoon with friends and family.