The Founders Club
Sarasota, Florida Golf Community
Welcome to The Founders Club
The Founders Club is a private, traditional Golf and Social Club Community that expresses and encourages communion with nature, camaraderie among neighbors, and connection to the timeless traditions of Scottish links golf. The Founders Club is nestled amid 700 acres of verdant natural landscape on the outskirts of Sarasota, Florida – the renowned cultural and vacation destination on Florida’s West Coast. The area’s world-famous Gulf beaches and keys, its sophisticated arts, culture, spa and dining scenes are just a short distance from The Founders Club and its elegant gated community of custom built homes.
Robert LeFever has extensive experience in managing private golf clubs in various places in the Eastern United States, including Pittsburgh, PA, Greenville, SC, and West Middlesex, PA. In addition, Robert was at one time a restaurant owner in Cuyahoga Falls, OH. For the past ten years Robert has been General Manager of the Portage Country Club in Akron, OH, which is the premier private club in that area.
Robert is a Certified Club Manager and Certified Club Executive. In addition, he serves on the Advisory Board for Hospitality Food Service Management at Kent State University and also on the Advisory Board of the Clinic for Child Study and Family Therapy at Akron University.