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It might have taken him 40 starts, but Darren Clarke is finally a winner on the PGA Tour Champions.

Needing a birdie on the 18th hole on Sunday at the TimberTech Championship, Darren Clarke safely two-putted from 40 feet to get his first professional win since the 2011 Open Championship and prevent Bernhard Langer from successfully defending his 2019 title. 

“I’ve had a lot of opportunities the last few years, so it’s great to finally win one,” Clarke said. “I wouldn’t be working this hard if I didn’t think I could still win.”

It had appeared that Langer, a Boca Raton resident, was well on his way to back-to-back victories at the Old Course at Broken Sound and three in the last 10 years. He held a 1 shot lead

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Palm Beach County is open for business and the world is listening. In the past few weeks Palm Beach County has secured large investments from two national companies.

Elliot Management, a $41-billion dollar hedge fund out of New York, recent announced plans to move into the Phillips Point complex in West Palm Beach. The short-term lease is temporary space until Elliott can open more permanent offices of at least 25,000 square feet. The likely landing spot, according to the Palm Beach Post is 360 Rosemary, the new office building under construction by Related Cos. at Rosemary Square, according to two real estate sources. By establishing West Palm Beach as its headquarters, the firm will be able to escape New York's high taxes. 

The second was a

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In a move that is largely considered unprecedented, the owners of the Boca Country Club have announced their plans to donate the exclusive country club to the city. 

The club, which features an 18-hole Joe Lee designed championship golf course, tennis courts, a clubhouse, and a pool will now become a public club, with the goal of it going 100% public within the next year. 

The club is currently owned by MSD Partners and Northview Hotel Group who purchased the property in June of 2019 along with the Boca Raton Resort and Club. They are donating Boca Country Club to the city in order to focus more on the Boca Resort and Club and also to help give back to the city and its residents. 

While the club will become public moving forward, those who are

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Already one of the premier events on the PGA Tour Champions, this year's TimberTech Championship might have one of its best fields in a long time.

The event, annually held at the Old Course at Broken Sound in Boca Raton, released some of the names of those who have committed to the event early this week and the list is a who's who on the over 50 circuit. The list is headlined by defending champion Bernhard Langer who also won the event in 2020. Some of the other names on the early commitment list include:

  • Colin Montgomerie
  • Sandy Lyle
  • Vijay Singh
  • John Daly
  • Mark Calcavecchia
  • Tom Lehman
  • Angel Cabrera
  • Rich Beem
  • Darren Clarke
  • Retief Goosen
  • Lee Janzen
  • Larry Mize
  • Corey Pavin
  • Jeff Sluman
  • David Toms
  • Mike
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Southern Living Magazine recently listed their top 10 Snorkeling spots in the Sunshine State and our area was prominent, ranking in 5 of the top 10 spots. Take a look below at some of their favorites in the Palm Beach and Martin County area!

Bathtub Reef Beach, Stuart 

Family-friendly and scenic, Bathtub Reef Beach is located at the northern tip of Hutchison Island in Martin County. The beach gets its name from the water’s bathtub-calm conditions created by the reef system just off the shore. The reef hosts a variety of sea life, including endangered sea turtles. 

Phil Foster Park, Jupiter

 Wildlife abounds under the water’s surface at Phil Foster Park in Palm Beach County, which has a snorkeling trail 200 feet off Phil Foster Beach that

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Some may argue that every day is National Taco Day, because who doesn't love tacos? But the National Taco Day, according to nationaldaycalandar.com, is fast approaching and scheduled for October 4, 2020. Check out a few of our favorite spots in Palm Beach County to enjoy tacos this weekend! 

Blue Water Taco Co. 

2525 Military Trl, Ste 105

Jupiter, FL 33458

https://bluewatertaco.com/ 

PapiChulos Taco – Jupiter

1556 US-1

Tequesta, FL 33469

https://www.papichulotacos.com/

Calaveras Cantina

125 Dockside Cir

Jupiter, FL 33477

https://calaverascantina.com/

Coyo Taco – Palm Beach

340 Royal Ponciana Way #M335
Palm Beach FL 33480

https://coyo-taco.com/palm-beach/

Roccos Tacos

5090 PGA Boulevard,

Palm Beach

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Since 2007 the legends of the game have made a stop in Boca Raton for the PGA TOUR Champions event at the Old Course at Broken Sound Golf Club. This year, the event will return to Broken Sound but not only take place in a month, it will also feature a brand new title sponsor. The TimberTech Championship will be played in front of a national TV audience the week of October 26 to November 1, 2020.

Since its inception, the newly named TimberTech Championship has raised over $2 million for local charities through the Boca Raton Champions Golf Charities (BRCGC), with the Boca Raton Regional Hospital serving as the primary charitable beneficiary.

World Golf Hall of Fame members Ernie Els and Phil Mickelson, as well as 2010 FedExCup Champion Jim Furyk,

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The Marine Industries Association of South Florida, along with show producer Informa U.S. Boat Shows and Broward County, announced Thursday that the 61st version of the annual boat show will go on as planned with new safety protocols. 

Precautions will include contactless ticketing system, 14 entrances, docks widened to up to 30 feet, temperature checks, and sanitization stations. All exhibitors and attendees will be required to wear face coverings, and all customer lines – including entrances, restrooms, and food and beverage stands – will be spaced out, with visual markers every 6 feet. Hygiene stations will be installed throughout the show area.

The Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show is the largest boat show in the world. In 2019, the show

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The sun is out and the windows are down, the excitement is building as you head to the nearest sandy oasis. It's beach day! The car is loaded with all of the essentials, including your very best waterproof speaker. Now all you need is the perfect sountrack to enjoy the day with friends and family. Luckily for you, we have listed ten of our favroites to help you build the perfect beach day playlist. Enjoy! 

1. Son's Gonna Rise - Citizen Cope, Carlos Santana (Rock)

2. Higher Love - Kygo, Whitney Houston (or the orginal Steve Wynwood!) (Dance, Rock)

3. Good Times Roll - Jimmie Allen, Nelly (Country) 

4. Corona and Lime - Shwayze, Cisco Adler (R&B)

5. Beachin' - Jake Owen (Country)

6. Say So - Allen Stone (Rock)

7. Cheerleader - OMI

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Divers across the globe have their eyes on the Jupiter coast for the next few months, as hundreds of goliath grouper -- some the size of golf carts, and up to 10 feet,  make their way off the coast for mating season. This annual phenomena, known as the Atlantic Goliath Grouper aggregation, provides divers for a one-of-a-kind experience right in our backyard!

Jupiter Dive Center offers an extensive diving experiences to see these mammoth creatures. The center runs run regular boat trips for two-tank dives on the MG-111 wreck, the local ledge reef system, and other sites where the Goliaths are known to gather. According to their website, during this time of year, divers can expect to see up to sixty(!) groupers along the “wreck trek”.

For more info

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