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Here in Palm Beach County golf and other physical activities are considered excellent forms of stress relief.  Palm Beach County has a surplus of private, as well as public golf courses  available locals to get their respective game on. Golfers who shine in practice often crumble in tournaments because they manage stress poorly. Stress is an inevitable part of life. 

Golf is like no other than in Jupiter, Florida. The area is home to just 60,000 people, but without going more than 10 miles up and down the coast you can get to the home of the world’s top golfers Dustin Johnson, Justin Thomas, Brooks Koepka, Tiger Woods, Jack Nicklaus and many others reside here. Officially, 35 PGA Tour pros live there, but between rentals and second, third, or

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It would take hours to tell of the rich history of Palm Beach County, but here you can quickly read some cool facts that may interest both new and longtime residents:

Ocean & Beaches

The county has 47 miles of pristine Atlantic coastline with a close proximity to the Gulf Stream which gives the ocean a nice refreshing temperature year-round. A diver's dream, there are 20 natural reefs to explore near the shoreline plus dozens of artificial reefs and shipwrecks. The Atlantic coast is nicknamed the Gold Coast because of shipwrecks dating back to the 1800s which still lures treasure hunters in search of gold from sunken Spanish galleons. North Palm Beaches are important sea turtle nesting sites with anywhere from 14-17,000 nests counted every

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Palm Beach County is known as Florida’s Golf Capital and is known for the some of the best golfing in the country. The area is boasting with some of the most acclaimed golf courses and resorts in the world. Palm Beach County is home to over 160 golf courses, both private and public, and in fact some of the “Top 100 Golf Courses in America” and “Top Golf Courses in Florida” are located in Palm Beach County.

Golfers are drawn to the area to play because of some of the PGA National Tournaments such as The Honda Classic that has been played at PGA National Resort and Spa for several years. In May of 2121, The 48th Walker Cup will be held at one of the most exclusive clubs in the area, The Seminole Golf Club in Juno Beach.

Palm Beach County is also home to some

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Brooks Koepka, a Jupiter resident and Cardinal Newman High School graduate, won his second 2018 major title at the 100th PGA Championship on Sunday, totaling three major championships in his young career.

28-year-old Koepka, amongst Tiger Woods, Jack Nicklaus, Tom Watson, and Jordan Spieth, is the one of five golfers in history to win three or more majors before the age of 29.

Sealing the deal with pars on the 17th and 18th hole at Bellerive County Club, he finished with a 4-under-par 66 and set the 72-hole PGA Championship scoring record with a 264, trumping Jupiter Island’s Tiger Woods and crowd favorite Adam Scott.

Koepka has now jumped from number 13 to number 3 on the FedEx Cup Top 5 after factoring in the PGA Championship. The FedEx Cup

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It’s not a secret that Palm Beach County is home to some of the most notable golf professionals and golf courses in the country, hosting big PGA Tour events such as The Honda Classic, which has been played at PGA National Resort and Spa for the past several years. Palm Beach County is also home to many golf courses and programs aimed for children and families who want to golf together.

These public-access golf courses throughout the county are catered to junior golfers, both local and visiting. The courses offer Junior Access, families can buy an annual Junior Golf Card for $50 dollars or purchase a Junior Golf Card Plus for $150 dollars. With the purchase of the pass, Junior Golfers are allowed to play as much golf as they wish, starting at 11:30 am in

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The Palm Beaches offers a healthy lifestyle.  Additionally, a healthy lifestyle requires rest and relaxation.  Time to put down your phones, disconnect from the hustle and bustle of daily life, and treat yourself.

Palm Beach Gardens is home to the PGA National Resort.  It is also home to many professional golf tournaments with five championship golf courses.  It’s more than a resort, PGA National offers an enviable lifestyle in a background that embraces the very best Florida has to offer luxurious homes, wellness, lifestyle and convenient location. 

The Spa at PGA National Resort is well-known in Southeast Florida with its signature Waters of the World mineral pools, body treatments and global massage therapies. They offer beauty

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There's no escaping the fact that when it comes to food trends, South Florida is a bit behind the curve. Boca Raton is a foodie city. Boca Raton residents and visitors expect the trendiest, or at the very minimum, the freshest and best-prepared food.   The Gluttonous Goat is a gastropub in east Boca Raton. A restaurant brings a Florida-focused aspect to the epicurean scene with modern American comfort food with a wicked Caribbean-Creole-Asian twist.  One of the fastest growing restaurant trends today is the gastro-pub. This venue combines imaginative, upscale culinary techniques with the casual dining experience of a pub. The moniker is a fusion of gastronomy and pub, coined in the early 1990’s.    The locations design is…
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Next month a new mini golf course is set to open in downtown Abacoa in Jupiter. The 18-hole mini golf course is going to be called Golden Cub Mini Golf.

The course is designed by Nicklaus Design, a company founded and run by the retired professional golfer and Palm Beach County native Jack Nicklaus. The golf design company brought experts in to create a smaller version of a typical golf course. The mini golf course includes sloped grounds, landscaping and bunkers.

Scattered around throughout the course visitors will find giant yellow bears, which are inspired by Nicklaus’ nickname “the Golden Bear”. The golf course has partnered with Nicklaus Children’s Health Care Foundation and for each full round of golf, $ 1 dollar will be donated to the foundation.

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The Abacoa Golf Club in Jupiter is a place for those who enjoy the fun of the sport. The course features varying elevations, beautiful views, new landscaping and an outside bar at the 18th hole.

The course was the last one designed by renowned course architect Joe Lee in 1999 before his death. Matching his style, the course has many elevation changes, sloping fairways with few hindrances, 14 holes surrounded by water and picturesque views of the surrounding wetlands and wildlife. Recently the course underwent a $1 million renovation which improved the lake banks, created new landscaping and new golf cart paths, and birthed the Abacoa Golf Club Academy. The bar at the clubhouse is also a cool spot for refreshing drinks after the game.

The most

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The Palm Beaches are known as the Golf Capital of Florida for a reason. The county has more than 160 golf courses including PGA National, home of five championship courses played and designed by legends. Jack Nicklaus-designed course, "The Champion," at PGA features the infamous Bear Trap- one of the most formidable three-hole stretches in golf. Every year, top players congregate on the course to compete in the Honda Classic, a prime stop on the PGA TOUR.

Other notable courses in the area include The Breakers Ocean Course- Florida's oldest 18-hole course, Red Reef Executive Golf Course with some of the most picturesque views around, the Ibis Golf & Country Club- the only club in the world with three Nicklaus family-designed 18-hole championship

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