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The climate in Palm Beach County can be challenging when trying to garden.  Perhaps you are a full time gardener or a weekend garden warrior fitting it in when you can, succulents are an easy fit.  Whether your goal is just maintaining a healthy landscape or creating an ever-changing tropical paradise, knowledge is the key when it comes to South Florida gardening.  

Gardeners interested in current trends identify and appreciate the intense sculptural qualities of succulents. Now might be the time to consider adding succulents to your garden.   Gardeners' may want to should know they can add breathtaking varieties of succulents anywhere.  Succulents are a stress-free solution for any circumstance. Add them to an intimate balcony, formal space, or a

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Sandra Angulo Minarro of Port St Lucie earned Co-Medalist Honors on Monday at Quail Ridge Country Club in Boynton Beach Monday to earn a spot at the U.S. Women's Open this summer.

Minarro, who is a native of Mexico but has called Port St Lucie home for the past three years, shot rounds of 70 and 67 on Quail Ridge's South Course to share Co-Medalist Honors with Amateur Mika Liu in the 36-hole qualifier. Minarro plays mostly out of the PGA Golf Club but will venture to Dye Preserve to work with renowned instructor Jeff Leishman. Leishman's list of pupils include PGA Tour pros Will McKenzie, reigning Rookie of the Year Daniel Berger and Steve Marino. Minarro added her name to the list a little over two years ago when she came down for a visit from

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Green Cay Wetlands and Nature Center


Green Cay Wetlands and Nature Center in Boynton Beach is a gorgeous, big park offering tons of opportunity for outdoor adventure. The park is centered on nature and offers a 1.5-mile boardwalk that you are allowed to bike on. The boardwalk hovers over the native wetlands and while on it you can see some amazing Floridian wildlife you may have never seen in person. From bobcats to alligators to birds of prey, you won’t want to miss this park experience. The park also features an indoor educational center with animal exhibits, a lecture hall and a gift shop.

Size: 100 acres
Location: 12800 Hagen Ranch Road, Boynton Beach
Hours: Wednesday-Saturday from 9 am-3 pm; boardwalk open daily from 7 am-sunset
Contact: 561-966-7000

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Jack Nicklaus, who is known as one of the greatest golfers to ever play the game as well as an acclaimed golf course designer, is adding video game creator to his list of accolades.

The 18 time major winner and North Palm Beach resident has launched Jack Nicklaus Perfect Golf, which has been described as the "most realistic golf computer game the market has ever seen". Jack Nicklaus Perfect Golf will allow golfers and gaming enthusiast to design, and play on, their own custom golf courses, just like Nicklaus has been doing for the past five decades.

“We have developed a number of innovative technologies bringing together the virtual and real worlds into a seamless environment,” said Robert Samuels, the Chairman and CEO of Perfect Golf. “We are

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It's no secret why many of the top golfers in the world call South Florida home. Weather, no state income tax, and an endless list of courses and practice facilities for them to work on their games are just some of them. Well now, seven of the biggest of those names in professional golf have teamed up to tell the rest of the country, and world, why they should come visit South Florida, and specifically Palm Beach County.

Tiger Woods, Jack Nicklaus, Rory Mcllroy, Ernie Els, Rickie Fowler, Camilo Villegas, and reigning PGA Tour Rookie of the Year Daniel Berger have created a series of new videos that local tourism officials will use in hopes of luring more prospective vacationers. Each video features one of the golfers talking about why they live

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America’s Happiest Seaside Town of 2016 is on South East Florida’s “Treasure Coast”.  Stuart, Florida ranked number #1 of America’s Happiest Seaside Towns according to Coastal Living Magazine on April 6, 2016!  The travel and beach living magazine directs subscribers to the United States happiest coastal places to live. The magazine based their criteria on a several fundamental influences including the Gallup Healthways Well Being-Index, number of sunny days, beach excellence, countless educational opportunities, low crime index, and other factors.

The hidden gem of the Town of Stuart is on the Atlantic Ocean’s shoreline and nestled between two flowing rivers.  Mayor Jeffrey Krauskopf describes the old-fashioned feel of the town of Stuart as

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The PGA Tour's anual stop at Riviera Country Club has always been one of the better events on the West Coast Swing. In addition to the history and lure of the course itself, including the backdrop of the famed clubhouse on 18, it regularly attracts one of the better fields in golf.

The event, which has been held yearly at Riviera since 1973 got some extra fire power this week when the Tour announced that the Tiger Woods Foundation will become the new host of the event, bringing Tiger back to his roots. The Jupiter Island resident grew up in the Los Angeles area, and his foundation's headquarters are located in nearby Irvine, California.

While a name for the event has not been announced yet (it was the Northern Trust Open dating all the way back

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Abacoa Golf Club recently completed $700,000 in improvements, just in time for the golf course's most popular time of the year.

Some of the updates and improvements included improving the driving range, refurbishing the restaurant, moving tee locations, increasing the length of the course, and modernizing the golf carts.

“Our golfers want to finish 18 holes in four hours. They have so many things to do. Their kids are playing sports. They want to go to the beach, out to dinner, meet with friends,” said co-owner Robbie Dew.

The course, which was built in 1999, is one of many public municipal golf courses in Palm Beach County. West Palm Beach, North Palm Beach, Lake Worth, and Palm Beach Gardens all have public municipal courses. Those courses

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On Wednesday, the PGA of America, which keeps its offices at PGA National in Palm Beach Gardens, announced that they have permanently cancelled the PGA Grand Slam of Golf effective immediately.

The four man, 36 hole exhibition began in 1979 and typically had that year's four major winners compete against each other in tropical environements. However, in recent years, with the way the schedules have changed and golf is played close to year round, the PGA of America had trouble filling the spots, with major champions choosing to bow out more times then not.

The final straw seemed to come last year. After it being played for the previous eight years in Bermuda, the event was slated to head stateside, being held at Trump National Lost Angeles in

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These days, a Tour Pro hitting a hole in one isn't much to write home about. When the hole in one is made with $1 million on the line though, it might be worth a mention.

Loxahatchee River resident Rickie Fowler joined several other PGA Tour pros on Monday at Old Palm Golf Club in Palm Beach Gardens for the Els For Autism Foundation charity outing. The day featured a hole in one contest on Old Palm's famous par 3 19th hole. Anyone who made an ace on that hole would win $1 million for Ernie Els' charity. Fowler stepped up to the 111 yard hole and jarred one, causing the entire course to erupt. A video of the shot is below:


"Saw a bunch of good shots before me," Fowler told the Golf Channel after. "Having fun, nothing to lose. It's a small

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