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The Dye Course at the PGA Village


The PGA Center for Golf Learning and Performance is a 35-acre golf practice and training facility at the PGA Village in Port St. Lucie. Students are able to discover their weaknesses and receive training from the nation’s top PGA professionals. At the one of a kind facility, each student receives proper instruction in all areas of golf, including mental, physical, technical, equipment, and on course application.

The practice training facilities that are found at the PGA Village are some of the most impressive in the entire country. The practice facilities feature more than 100 full swing practice stations, a world class fitness and performance center, nine bunkers that simulate play from around the world, and a 7,000…

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A pair of Jupiter brothers are bringing an National Football League experience to local football players ages 7 through 18 on June 28 and 29 at Jupiter High School.

Matt and J.B. Clark are both graduates from Jupiter High School and former football players. After graduating high school, J.B. went on to play at LeHigh University before briefly playing for the Buffalo Bills of the NFL.

The two brothers, both standouts at the high school level, will be hosting the first annual Get Liive Football Camp this weekend in Jupiter.

“This first annual Get Liive Football Camp is the first time that we’ve brought the camp to Jupiter,” said Matt, who founded Get Liive Football Camp with J.B.

The two-day event, which is sponsored by S.A.S. Sports Training in Jupiter and…

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On Wednesday, the Miami Dolphins announced the dates and times of the fourth annual Dolphins Cycling Challenge or DCC. The DCC is a two-day cycling event with ten ride options ranging from 13 miles to 170 miles. The event will encompass Palm Beach, Broward, and Miami-Dade counties and will benefit the University of Miami’s Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center.

The two day cycling event will take place on November 2nd and 3rd with 100% of rider-raised funds going to the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center. Since 2010, the DCC has raised nearly $4 million and will look to add to that with this year’s two-day event.

On the first day of the ride, participants will have three riding options that will include…

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While most of the golfing world will descend on Congressional Country Club this week for the AT&T National, there will be one big name that surprisingly will not be found on the tee sheet.

No it’s not Tiger Woods. The world number one and Jupiter Island resident announced last week that he was going to be pulling out of his own tournament due to an elbow issue. The name missing from this week’s event in Bethesda, Maryland is world number two Rory Mcllroy.

After all, it was Mcllroy who won his first major at Congressional when he won the 2011 U.S. Open with a record score of 16-under par. Instead, the Palm Beach Gardens resident is opting to play overseas in The Irish Open. This will be the seventh time in his career that Mcllroy will play in the event…

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Jupiter Lighthouse

The Jupiter Lighthouse offers a unique blend of fun events and tours each month. Whether you are a local from Jupiter or you this is your vacation spot, the Lighthouse has been an iconic symbol for old Florida and the rich history of Jupiter. The events are tailored according to the weather and time of year.  

For the month of July here are a list of tours and events:  

Hike Through History
July 6, 8-10am 

This tour takes you on a winding, 2-mile hike through the grounds of the Lighthouse. You will learn about the topography of the 120-acre preserve. The tour guides recommend bringing a hat, full water bottle and appropriate active wear. RSVP is required. You even have the option for a kayak tour immediately following your Hike Through History. 

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Tiger Woods and Greg Norman at the 1995 Masters. Photo courtesy of the Associated Press.

 

“PGA Tour 2013: Visionaries presented by Visionworks” is a one hour special that will chronicle the stories of some of the game’s most creative minds who have helped define golf’s modern revolution.

The special will feature Gary Player, Pete Dye, Tiger Woods, and Greg Norman. Here is a look at some of the ways that each of these golfers changed the game of golf.

Gary Player- The Jupiter Island resident was golf’s first global player. Nicknamed the Black Knight the South African born Player collected more than 165 worldwide over his career including nine majors. In addition to his wins on the course, Player also revolutionized fitness travel off the course. The…

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Ernie Els had an impressive showing at the U.S. Open two weeks ago. A final round of 69, one of the low rounds of the day, gave him a fourth place finish. Els took that solid play into this weekend’s BMW International Open in Munich as the Jupiter resident recorded his first win of the season.

The Jupiter resident shot rounds of 63, 69, 69, and 69 to record the wire-to-wire victory at the European Tour event. It was his 28th European Tour title and came just one week after his first top 10 finish of the year at Merion.

The win was also the first by a South African born player in the 25 year history of the event. Entering the weekend with a one shot lead, Els entered the final round in a three way tie at the top. As the other two golfers faltered, Els…

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The Lighthouse Cove mini-golf course will be a 36-hole facility located in Jupiter and is expected to open in the fall.

Land clearing has begun on the vacant 2-acre property on the east side of State Road A1A, across the street from the Jupiter River Park mobile home park. Located just north of Jupiter Beach Road, the facility will also feature a 2,000 square foot, two-story building that will have a restaurant and ice cream store in it. In addition, there is also a plan in the works for an 8,000 square foot preserve area on the property.

The mini-golf facility is said to fit the “funky fishing village” feel that the town is trying to create along A1A between U.S. 1 and Jupiter Beach Road. The complex will be open seven days a week from 10am to 10pm and…

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On Saturday night, baseball fans and movie buffs can convene on Roger Dean Stadium in Abacoa for a baseball and movie night.

At 5:35pm the Palm Beach Cardinals will take on the St. Lucie Mets. After the game, fans will be treated to a showing of the movie “Rise of the Guardians” on the 35-foot video board in the outfield. Discounted soft drinks, bottled water, candy and popcorn will be available for the movie.

Tickets to the game and movie are $8.50 for adults and $6.50 for children and seniors. To purchase tickets for Saturday night and all other Florida State League Games contact the Roger Dean Stadium box office at (561) 775-1818 or www.rogerdeanstadium.com.

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At last week’s U.S. Open, Tiger Woods seemed to show a noticeable wince when he hit out of the thick Merion rough and now we know why.

On Wednesday, Woods announced on his website that he has a left elbow strain and will take some time off over the next few weeks to recover.

"I was examined after I returned home from the U.S. Open, and the doctors determined I have a left elbow strain,'' Woods said on his website. “I have been advised to take a few weeks off, rest and undergo treatment. I'll be ready to go for the British Open, and I'm looking forward to playing at Muirfield.''

While Woods was not specific about when or how the injury happened, it is believed that he injured his elbow on his way to winning The Players…

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