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On Monday, The Club at Ibis in West Palm Beach announced that former tennis great Jay Berger will be the club's new Director of Athletics.
Berger has had quite the resume over his professional career. In addition to being a top-10 player in the world during his time playing on the pro tennis tour, he has also served as the coach of the Davis Cup team and the U.S. Olympic team. Most recently, Berger served as the U.S. Tennis Association Player Development's head of men's tennis. He is also the father of PGA Tour pro and Jupiter resident Daniel Berger.
“I could not be happier with the decision I made to come here, and the decision Ibis made to bring me here,” Berger said. “I truly enjoy working with our members as much as I did working with all…
Jupiter, Florida is known for its miles of sandy beaches and beautiful ocean waters, miles of biking and hiking trails, nature areas and parks, excellent rated schools, award winning restaurants and shopping, numerous outdoor activities, great hospitals, friendly neighborhoods, and some of the best golf courses in the country to name a few.
In February, Jupiter celebrated its 96th year as an incorporated town in the state of Florida. The town was incorporated on February 9th, 1925 and the beachside town is home to more than 65,000 full-time residents. In 2018, Jupiter was rated as the 12th Best Beach Town in the United States by WalletHub and the 9th Happiest Seaside Town in the US by Coastal Living.
Best Things To Do In Jupiter
- Visit the
On Tuesday, a report came out from Eamon Lynch at GolfWeek that the PGA Tour is creating a new program designed at rewarding those players that constantly "move the needle" with an additional bonus payout at the end of the season. The Player Impact Program, as it's being called, is designed to pay out an end-of-the-year bonus to the players finishing in the top 10 based on a variety of requirements. The pool that those 10 golfers will be splitting is $40 million.
The 10 golfers will be determined based on their “Impact Score,” which will be determined based on an algorithm the Tour has created that comprises of 5 categories. The 5 categories are:
- Popularity on Google search
- Nielsen Brand Exposure rating, which measures the value a player
The Abacoa Golf Course is known as one of the best public golf courses in Southeast Florida and truly rivals many private courses. More than simply an amenity to the Abacoa neighborhood, the Abacoa Golf Club is intended to be a community resource. The golf course is an asset that can be shared with the entire community not just Abacoa residents. It is a public course, without membership requirements. Everyone is welcome!
The Abacoa Golf Course was the last course designed by renowned golf course architect, Joe Lee, before his passing. In classic Joe Lee style, Abacoa’s “lakes and bunkers meet its sloping fairways with little obstruction, and you’ll find scenic views with 14 of its 18 holes surrounded by water”. All these features make the tees,…
Just one year after turning pro, Jupiter Island resident Tiger Woods wins the 1997 Masters, shooting a then scoring record 18-under par for the week. The youngest person ever to claim the Green Jacket, Tiger won by a Masters record 12 shots, a record that still stands today.
Woods has since gone on to win the Masters 4 more times, with the latest being in 2019.
Woods' Scores In His 5 Masters Victories Are...
- 1997: 270 (-18)
- 2001: 272 (-16)
- 2002: 276 (-12)
- 2005: 276 (-12, won in playoff)
- 2019: 275 (-13)
The Andrew “Red” Harris Foundation has been artificial reef building over the past 7 years. The Foundation is in Jupiter and pursued the foundation's mission of "enhancing and protecting the marine environment" by raising over $2 million to build over 1.5 miles of new reefs offshore of Jupiter and Juno Beach.
The Foundation was created to honor the memory of Andrew Harris who was struck by a boat while snorkeling in the Jupiter Inlet on June 8, 2014. The foundation’s work will help assure the long-term health and vibrancy of the local marine environment where Andrew loved to dive and fish.
The Andrew “Red” Harris Foundation is a 501C3 founded in July 2014 that strives to build and enhance the marine environment in northern Palm Beach County by…
The weekend is just around the corner and this week was the start of the Masters Golf Tournament in Augusta, Georgia. Golf is one of the most popular outdoor activities not just in the state of Florida but also in Palm Beach County. The county is home to more than 160 golf courses both private and public and the area has earned the title of “Florida’s Golf Capital”.
While playing golf requires some skill, the area is also home to great miniature courses for everyone to play and enjoy the game. According to The Weather Channel, the weather this weekend is supposed to be sunny and in the 80’s which makes a perfect day to get out and enjoy the local miniature golf courses for a day of fun.
Miniature Golf Course To Try:
The 76 Golf World Family Fun…
BallenIsles Charities Foundation, 100 BallenIsles Circle, Palm Beach Gardens will award grants totaling $800,000 to 46 local Palm Beach County organizations in March 2021. Since the beginning of the establishment of the BallenIsles Charities Foundation they have raised over $4.6 million.
When times looked gloomy and the pandemic raged on and people struggled, the BallenIsles community stepped up in a big way to extend a helping hand to communities nearby. In the 10 years of the BallenIsles Charities Foundation’s existence, not a year passed in which they did not host a live fundraising event, whether it be a dinner, a golf outing, or party.
This year, due to COVID-19, the foundation had to rely solely on members big-hearted generosity. BallenIsles
Floridians already knew that this is one of the best states to live in and now it has been confirmed by U.S. News & World Report! Florida ranked No. 10 in U.S. News & World Report’s rankings of best states in the country. It also ranks among the top five states in education and among the top 10 states in the economy and fiscal stability categories. As a Florida resident, it is hard to believe that the beaches of Jupiter, nightlife in South Beach, and infamous Worth Avenue in Palm Beach, that Florida did not rank higher in the standings.
States were ranked in 71 metrics across eight main categories:
- Health care
- Fiscal stability…