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Tiger Woods To Open Sports And Dining Club In Jupiter Florida!

Posted by on Oct 1, 2014 in Florida News, golf, Real Estate | 0 comments

The professional golfing star Tiger Woods is to open a new sports and dining club in Jupiter’s Harbourside Place. This restaurant and sports bar will boast a whopping 5,900 square feet and it is designed to be a wonderful destination for people to go visit with family and friends while enjoying a fabulous meal or just enjoying a cold drink while watching sports on the television. The opening is planned for early 2015 and is sure to become one of South Florida’s most desirable establishments and Jupiter, FL most frequented dining destinations.

Being a Jupiter Island resident Woods told the press “I’ve been watching Harbourside Place’s development since it broke ground more than two years ago, and know that it is the perfect location for my sports and dining club.” and “I wanted to build it locally where I live and where it could help support the community.” There is no word out yet of what the menu will look like but we are sure it will exceed any and all of your expectations. Sounds like lots of fun for the great city of Jupiter, FL.

The Jupiter Elks Annual Fundraiser Golf Tournament!

Posted by on Sep 24, 2014 in Florida News, golf | 0 comments

Jupiter Elks Golf TournamentThe Jupiter Elks Lodge is a nonprofit organization that is committed to giving back to the South Florida community. This Saturday the 27th they will be hosting their annual Fundraiser Golf Tournament at the outstanding country club paradise of the Eastpointe in Palm Beach Gardens. The tournament will be set up as a scramble and with a hole in one contest and numerous other special course activities this event is billed to be a fun and exciting time for everyone involved. There will also be a fantastic complimentary full spread BBQ dinner for the players hosted at the Jupiter Elks Lodge including chicken and NY Strip Steak. Don’t want to golf, no problem you can just enjoy dinner for $15 and even sponsor a hole or just make a flat out donation to the organization.

Eastpointe Country Club
13535 Eastpointe Boulevard
Palm Beach Gardens, Florida 33418

Date and Time:
Saturday, September the 27th 2014 at 1:00 pm

Phone: (561) 744-8689

11902 Palma Drive l Old Palm l Palm Beach Gardens

Posted by on Oct 2, 2013 in golf, New Listings, Palm Beach Gardens Homes For Sale | 0 comments

20131001192427509561000000This gorgeous four bedroom Mediterranean Golf Villa is located in the prestigious Old Palm Golf Club. The home offers beautiful views overlooking the lagoon and waterfall off the 18th green of the golf course.

Old Palm, located in western Palm Beach Gardens, boasts an 18-hole, Raymond Floyd designed championship course, a 33-acre practice area, a full fitness center with various classes, and a full service spa and salon.

For more information on this house or to set up a showing contact Michael Bellemeur at (561) 222-2462  or michael@wfpcc.com OR Chris Tamasi at (561) 222-2597 or chris@wfpcc.com.

Kris Blanks To Make Return At Web.com Playoffs

Posted by on Aug 21, 2013 in golf | 0 comments

Kris Blanks has missed most of the 2013 PGA Tour season while he has been recovering from a shoulder injury and surgery. Up to this point, Blanks only teed it up once when he missed the cut at the Waste Management Phoenix Open back in February.

Photo courtesy of Getty Images

Photo courtesy of Getty Images

Well, the sabbatical has finally ended as the Palm Beach Gardens resident announced on twitter earlier this week that is using his medical extension and returning to golf in order to try and keep his PGA Tour card for another year.

Blanks will participate in the Web.com Tour Finals starting next week. The four week playoff event is comprised of golfers that finished 126-200 in FedEx Cup points and missed out on the FedEx Cup playoffs as well as those that finished 1-75 in earnings on the Web.com tour this season. In addition, golfers with medical extensions are also eligible to participate.

The top 25 in points at the end of the four week playoff will all earn or retain PGA Tour cards for the 2014 season. The Web.com Tour Finals begin August 29 at Sycamore Hills Golf Club in Fort Wayne, Indiana and wrap up with the Web.com Tour Championship which will be held September 26-29 at the TPC Sawgrass in Ponte Vedra Beach.

For more information on the Web.com Tour Finals, visit www.pgatour.com/webcom.

Rory Mcllroy Adds Australian Open to End of Year Schedule

Posted by on Aug 15, 2013 in golf | 0 comments

While Rory Mcllroy is getting prepared for the FedEx Cup Playoffs that start next week, the Palm Beach Gardens resident took a few minutes to get his end of the year plans in order.

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Photo courtesy of Getty Images

On Thursday, the two-time major winner and former world number one committed to playing in the Australian Open in Sydney, Australia. Mcllroy last played in the tournament “down under” in 2007 when he shot rounds of 74, 74, 76, and 77 to finish in a tie for 59th.

“It is pretty much locked in place I will be playing the Australian Open in Sydney,” Mcllroy said. “It’s been a couple of years since I last competed in an Australian Open. I competed in 2006 when I was still an amateur and then a year later after just turning pro. Both were in Sydney and I’ve always enjoyed myself in Sydney so I am very much looking forward to returning to Royal Sydney.”

The Australian Open is put on every year by the PGA Tour of Australasia and awards Official World Golf Ranking points as a result of it being a “national open”. This year’s contest will be held November 28 to December 1 at the Royal Sydney Course.

In addition to the Australian Open, Mcllroy had previously committed to playing in Tiger Woods’ tournament, the Northwestern Mutual World Golf Challenge, December 5-8 at Sherwood Country Club in Southern California.

Jason Dufner Wins 95th PGA Championship

Posted by on Aug 12, 2013 in golf | 0 comments

Two years ago, Jason Dufner came to the 15th tee at the Atlanta Athletic Club with a four shot lead at the PGA Championship. Dufner hit his tee shot on 15 in the water and the collapse had begun. Dufner lost his five shot lead and ended up in a playoff with Tequesta resident Keegan Bradley, who he eventually lost to in the three hole playoff. The collapse was so severe that someone with thin skin would probably never get over it the rest of his or her life, but not Dufner.

“I was probably over what happened in Atlanta, 95 percent of it, by the time we got back home at Auburn,” Dufner said.

That five percent stayed with him. It was the motivator he needed to fuel the fire. The constant reminder that he was good enough to win a major but hadn’t been able to accomplish it.

Photo courtesy of Getty Images.

Photo courtesy of Getty Images

Well, that five percent disappeared on the 18th green Sunday at Oak Hill Country Club when Dufner, holding a two shot lead over runner up Jim Furyk, tapped in his bogey putt to win the 95th PGA Championship and finally get his first major.

Known as “Duf” by most on the tour, the stoic and stoned faced Dufner started the week off by breaking the course record with a 63 on Friday. Needing to sink his birdie putt on 18 to be the first golfer ever to shoot 62 in a major, Dufner left the putt short before tapping in for par. It didn’t matter though as he took the lead into the weekend on his way to winning the Wanamaker Trophy. Bradley even hung around on Sunday after his round to congratulate the newly crowned PGA Champion on his way back to the clubhouse.

As for Bradley’s play on the course, it was an up and down week. Paired with Jupiter Island resident Tiger Woods for the first two days, Bradley entered the final 3-over par before shooting a 66, good enough to finish in a tie for 19th. As for Woods, it was yet another major that was won by someone other than him, extending his majorless streak to five years. Woods shot a four day total of 4-over and finished in a tie for 40th.

Defending champion Rory Mcllroy had another strong performance at a PGA Championship. The Palm Beach Gardens resident managed to shoot three rounds under par on the week and finish in a tie for eighth.

In the end though, the man who had become more well known for his “dufnering” pose than his play on the course as of late now has a new trophy to pose with.

USGA Partners With Fox in New Deal

Posted by on Aug 9, 2013 in golf | 0 comments

On Wednesday, the USGA and Fox Sports announced a partnership deal between the two entities for the next 12 years.

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Photo courtesy of PRWeb

Starting in 2015, Fox and the newly created Fox Sports 1 will become the principal domestic media partner of the USGA and its national championships. As part of the deal, Fox will broadcast the U.S. Open, U.S. Women’s Open, U.S. Senior Open, as well as other USGA national amateur championships.

The deal is believed to be worth $100 million a year and will call for Fox and Fox Sports 1 to air a total of 146 hours of championship golf, including a minimum of 70 cumulative hours of live event coverage of the three professional Opens.

This is the first time Fox has entered into the major-championship golf spectrum, ending NBC’s run as the exclusive home for USGA Championship coverage. NBC and the USGA started their partnership in 1995 when NBC aired its first U.S. Open at Shinnecock Hills.

NBC’s last U.S Open will be next year at Pinehurst No. 2 with Fox taking over the following year when the Open is played at Chambers Bay outside of Seattle.

Rory Mcllroy Looks To Repeat at PGA Championship

Posted by on Aug 6, 2013 in golf | 0 comments

Most people would agree that Rory Mcllroy has not had the year that golf fans expected him to have. Mcllroy himself has said that he has felt “lost” on the course on more than one occasion. A missed cut two weeks ago at the British Open once again raised questions on whether or not Mcllroy was truly focused on golf. That coupled with him walking off in the middle of his second round at the Honda Classic, the poor performance at the U.S. Open, and missed cuts in both of his European Tour events and people are starting to chalk this season up as a lost one for the young Northern Irishmen.

All you have to do is go back to last year to see that this season is anything but lost as Mcllroy heads to the PGA Championship this week.

Rory Mcllroy won the 2012 PGA Championship at Kiawah Island. Photo courtesy of Getty Images.

Rory Mcllroy won the 2012 PGA Championship at Kiawah Island. Photo courtesy of Getty Images.

While the Palm Beach Gardens resident had a win heading into the season’s final major, just like this year he struggled to find consistency in his game. After winning The Honda Classic at PGA National, he finished in a tie for 40th at the Masters, failed to make the cut at The Players and the U.S. Open, and finished in a tie for 60th at the British Open. Throw in a missed cut at the BMW PGA Championship on the European Tour and his middle of the season stats looked very similar to this year.

That was, until he arrived Kiawah Island, South Carolina and the site of the 2012 PGA Championship. Mcllroy showed up at the Ocean Course and torched the field, winning the final major of the year by a record eight shots, breaking the old record of seven shots held by North Palm Beach resident Jack Nicklaus.

That win at the PGA Championship jump started Mcllroy in a way that most hadn’t seen from the Bears Club member. Mcllroy went on to win the Deutsche Bank Championship and the BMW Championship, the first two legs of the FedEx Cup Playoffs, as well as the Tour Championship on the European Tour on his way to earning Player of the Year honors on both tours and his first career world number one ranking.

Mcllroy heads to Oak Hill as more than just the defending champion. He looks to have the same success at the event with the hopes that just like last year, this will be the tournament that turns around his season. For complete coverage of the 95th PGA Championship, visit www.pga.com.

Stacy Lewis Headlines Solheim Cup Team

Posted by on Aug 5, 2013 in golf | 0 comments

Just hours after Stacy Lewis became the first American golfer to win a major in 10 tries, the British Open champion received some more good news for her country.

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Photo courtesy of Getty Images

For the second straight time, the Palm Beach Gardens resident and Medalist member will be representing the United States in the Solheim Cup. While there was not much doubt that she would make the team, her win at the LPGA British Open guaranteed her the top spot on the Solheim Cup points list.

Joining her on the American squad will be Paula Creamer, Cristie Kerr, Angela Stanford, Brittany Lincicome, Lexi Thompson, Jessica Korda, Brittany Lang, Lizette Salas, Morgan Pressel, and captain’s picks Michelle Wie and Gerina Piller. With an average age of 25.9 years old, it will be the youngest American team in the history of the event.

The Solheim Cup is the women’s equivalence to the President’s Cup on the men’s side and puts an American team against a team from Europe.

Hosted by Colorado Golf Club, the event will take place August 16-18. For more information on the Solheim Cup, visit www.solheimcup.com.

Louis Oosthuizen To Miss Next Two Months Due To Injury

Posted by on Jul 30, 2013 in golf | 0 comments

For the last several months, Louis Oosthuizen has been battling several different injuries that have caused him to either miss or withdraw from a major chunk of the PGA and European Tour season.

Photo courtesy of the AP.

Photo courtesy of the AP.

On Tuesday, the Old Palm resident essentially called it quits for the remainder of the 2013 season by ruling himself out of competition for the next two months.

Oosthuizen will take the next two months to recover from neck, back, and hip injuries that have caused him to withdraw from the U.S. Open and the Open Championship in the last month alone. Treating the injuries with rest and rehab, the 2010 British Open champion will target the Dunhill Links Championship in Scotland at the end of September.

Oosthuizen is currently ranked number 147 in the current FedEx standings meaning that he will not be eligible to compete in the FedEx Cup playoffs. The top 125 players in the FedEx Cup standings will be eligible to compete in the first playoff event at the end of August.