February 2013

There are 28 blog entries for February 2013.

This week some of golf’s biggest and best names congregate in beautiful Palm Beach Gardens for the PGA Tour’s Honda Classic. The Champion’s Course at PGA National will host the event for the seventh consecutive year. Local golfers such as Tiger Woods (Jupiter Island), Rory Mcllroy (Palm Beach Gardens), Keegan Bradley (Tequesta), and Dustin Johnson (Loxahatchee River) will join the star studded field that include some of the top players in the world. The tournament itself runs from Thursday to Sunday but there are great events taking place at PGA National all week. Here is a list of events that will be taking place this week.

Monday, February 25, 2013: 

  • 12:30pm-5pm- Miami Dolphins Pro-Am (Champion Course)

Tuesday, February 26, 2013: All Day- 

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    Round one was pushed back a day due to a freak snow storm and it didn’t get much better for some of the top local golfers after play resumed on Thursday.

    After Wednesday’s weather transformed Dove Mountain from a golf course to a winter wonderland full of snow and ice, golfers returned Thursday to either finish or start their first round matchups in the WGC Accenture Match Play Championship. Just like they did the day before, they waited around for hours on Thursday as they waited for conditions to become favorable enough to play as well as course staff to finish shoveling snow off of most of the fairways and greens. It ended up being a one-and-done day for 32 golfers, several of which are some of the top golfers in the world. Here is a recap from day one,…
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    Admirals Cove is one of South Florida’s most distinguished and luxurious golfing, tennis, and yachting residential communities.  Ideally located in the coastal town of Jupiter, many of the Admiral’s Cove residents are avid boaters, golfers, and tennis players.  Admirals Cove is considered by many to be the most notable real estate in the area.  Today’s Palm Beach Post indicates the “housing market tilts in favor of sellers” and Admirals Cove is no exception.  Residences in the private, gated community are sought out by discerning homebuyers looking for a well-appointed lifestyle.  The Club at Admirals Cove offers over six miles of inland waterways through the community with backyard docks and ocean access.  A 72 dock operational marina and marina café

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    Attention, Jupiter anglers...pick up the latest in fishing strategies and techniques, as well as ideal locations, learn tides, moon phases, and the “how to” of catching any salt water game fish.  The educational course is the longest running course in the nation and will take place at the Jupiter High School Performing Arts Center, 500 North Military Trail, Jupiter, FL 33477  from 9am – 4pm on March 2nd.

    The seminar is now in its 26th year with Jupiter as its final destination.  The series began its eight coastal city tour with a stop in Atlantic City, NJ, Brookville, NY, Virginia Beach, VA, Wilmington, NC, Providence, RI, Charleston, SC, and Biloxi, MI.

    A team of top recognized saltwater fishing authorities combined with leading experts, boat

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    A stretch of three tournaments in three weeks for local PGA Tour pros Tiger Woods and Rory Mcllory begins on Wednesday with the WGC Accenture Match Play Championship. The bracket style heads up tournament is being held at the Dove Mountain Golf Club in Marana, Arizona and will feature the top 64 professional golfers in the World.
     
    Broken into four brackets, it is set up the exact same way as the NCAA Basketball Tournament with each bracket being broken down into 1-16 seeds. The tournament features eight of the top local golfers spread out throughout the star studded field. Below you will find a breakdown of seeding, opening round matchups, and previous results.

    Rory Mcllroy (Palm Beach Gardens) - #1 in the World Golf Rankings, Mcllroy is the overall number…
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    The Maltz Theatre in Jupiter

    The Maltz Jupiter Theatre, located in Jupiter, Florida, is now celebrating its 10th season as a not-for-profit professional theatre.  The theatre continues to be committed to maintain its distinguished status as the state’s largest award winning regional theatre with collaborations with local and national artists. 

    The talented troop will be performing a lighthearted musical entitled “THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE”.   If you are looking for a high-spirited show, full of intrigue, this is the musical for you!  The production won six Tony Awards in 2002, including best musical.  It tells the story of a small town girl who comes to New York City in the roaring 1920’s to marry for money instead of love.   

    Enjoy all the trials and tribulations that ensue

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    For the next month, the city of Jupiter, Florida will be home to hundreds of professional athletes and thousands of fans. They will all flood the community of Abacoa to see their favorite Major League Baseball teams and players train and prepare for the upcoming 2013 season.

    Spring training home of the Miami Marlins and St Louis Cardinals, Roger Dean Stadium has hosted the two teams as well as their minor league counterparts since 1998 and starting Saturday will host some of the biggest stars and teams in all of baseball. Teams such as the Boston Red Sox, New York Yankees and New York Mets will all visit Roger Dean Stadium within the next month. With such a small and intimate environment, the stadium holds just under 7,000, you are guaranteed to get a great…
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    President Barak ObamaPresident Barak Obama will be spending some time in Palm Beach County this weekend and like many others who come and visit the area will look to get a round of golf in. People from all over the world come to South Florida to play our beautiful courses and the President of the United States is no different.

    The President is expected to play the Tom Fazio designed course at the Floridian Golf Club in Palm City. The par 72 course was opened in 1996 and originally designed by Jupiter Island resident and former PGA Tour pro Gary Player. It was redesigned and reconstructed by Fazio in 2011 and features a Butch Harmon School of Golf on the grounds. It is considered to the one of the country’s premier golf clubs. President Obama won’t just be playing a round of…
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    The Honda Classic got a big boost in player notoriety as local residents Rory Mcllory and Tiger Woods both committed to playing in the event held at PGA National.


    Ranked number one and two in the world respectively, Mcllroy and Woods join a high profile field featuring other local residents such as Lee Westwood (Old Palm Resident), Rickie Fowler, Dustin Johnson, Keegan Bradley (Loxahatchee river residents), and many other of the top names on the PGA tour.


    Last year, Woods and Mcllroy battled it out on the final day as Woods shot an eight-under 62 including an eagle on 18 but came up two shots shy of the victory.


    Tiger Woods released a statement on his website announcing his return to the Honda Classic. “I’m excited to be playing in The Honda

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    The 2013 LRE Symposium in Spain

    Rob Thomson, Managing Partner, of Waterfront Properties and Club Communities attended the 2013 Luxury Real Estate International Symposium held in Valencia, Spain this year.  Luxury Real Estate (LRE) is one of the world’s leading international networks of real estate professionals. Waterfront Properties is one of the organization's longstanding and respected members.  This symposium welcomes a large contingent of prominent luxury real estate brokerage firms from across the globe, including North America, South America, Europe, and the Far East.

    photo-109_269Connecting at this conference allows Rob and his team at Waterfront Properties, to look towards the future and provide insights for successful relationships with clients and colleagues.  Speakers and

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