Waterfront Properties | Real Estate News, Information & Blog - Blog Archive: November, 2015

For only the second time in the over 100 year history of the United States Golf Association, one of the top golf organizations in the world will have a female president.

DIana M. Murphy will be officially named the next USGA president at the USGA's annual meeting February 6th, 2016. Murphy will join Judy Bell as the only women presidents in the history of the USGA. Bell was president from 1996 to 1997. Murphy will succeed current USGA president Thomas J. O’Toole Jr., and will serve a one-year term in the position.

Murphy, who is the managing director of Rocksolid Holdings, LLC, as well as the Georgia Research Alliance Venture Fund, has been a member of the USGA executive committee for nearly five years.

Murphy is no stranger to the top spot…

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The USGA already made changes to its Rules of Golf in an attempt to simplify the rules that go into effect January 1st. They have now gone back to the drawing board to revise the rules for their handicap system that will also go into effect at the start of the New Year.

“The USGA handicap system is constantly evolving to ensure that the system works for the game today and tomorrow,” said Steven Edmondson, the USGA’s managing director of handicapping & course rating, in a release. “As we examine the game domestically and globally, these revisions support the integrity and reliability that millions of players around the world expect of this system. We continue to explore substantive changes as we work toward a world handicap system in the years…

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The week of Thanksgiving is typically one of the more exciting weeks during the college football season. Most schools either play their in-state rival or a rival from their conference. The result is a heated battle on the field, and a bevy of trash talking off the field from each team's fans. As a result, the City of West Palm Beach is turning its downtown waterfront area, specifically Myer Amphitheatre into "South Florida's Largest Tailgate Party".

The event will kick off Saturday, November 28th at high noon when the amphitheatre gets a football field makeover and football fans from all around can spend the day watching their favorite team play on one of two large screens that will be set up on the stage.

The day will feature Michigan vs Ohio…

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For the second straight year, and the third time in his career, Bernhard Langer won the season long Charles Schwab Cup on the Champions Tour. 

The Boca Raton resident entered the final tournament of the season third in points, but after a playoff loss to Billy Andrade in the Charles Schwab Cup Championship, Langer easily won the Schwab Cup, beating out Colin Montgomerie and Jeff Maggert by almost 400 points. 

"Obviously, my goal was to win the overall Schwab Cup, this trophy here, coming into this tournament," Langer said.

With players receiving a point for every $500 in the $2.5 million tournament, Langer earned 508 points with his $254,000 check to earn the $1 million bonus for the season long championship. 

Langer also won the money…

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Regarded as one of the most desirable aviation communities in the nation, Tailwinds of Ranch Colony has something special to offer. Tailwinds is not only acclaimed for its unique airpark theme but it offers the beautiful real estate and lavish amenities that people are looking for. Comprised of only 51 home sites Tailwinds is an intimate neighborhood yet it has a great sense of community. All of the homes rest on five-acre parcels of land and have access to the private runway. This private runway spans 3,000 feet, is nicely paved and lighted for night flights as well. A variety of aircrafts arrive and depart for their adventures from the Tailwinds runway including: helicopters, private jets, turbo-prop planes, multi engine aircrafts and more!

The…

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This year’s Palm Beach Food & Wine Festival is selling out quickly, says festival organizer David Sabin. “We just counted five events sold-out in the last two weeks,” he says. “We’re about 60 percent sold-out.”  The festival will be held at the Four Seasons Resort Palm Beach and select eateries on Palm Beach.

The gastronomic feast festival includes “Chef Talk Discussions”, to five course meals with exceptional wine pairings, to evenings of carefree cocktails, and much more. From “The First Bite” dinner to the festivals “Grand Tasting Finale” on Sunday night, the Palm Beach Food and Wine Festival serves up a dozen opportunities for foodies to visit and experience an epicurean extravaganza with some of the nation’s top chefs – and sample their…

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It seems like something that occurs 4,500 miles away from us would not affect us.  Nothing is further from the truth.  A series of terror attacks erupted in Paris on Nov. 13, 2015, leaving an estimated 129 people dead, 352 people seriously injured and a nation and world in sorrow.  Americans are shocked and saddened by the recent tragic events in Paris, France.

Local area businesses have responded to recent terrorist attacks in Paris by raising money and relief. Perfect Vodka, a Palm Beach Gardens-based company with a French distillery, announced plans Sunday to raise money for the French Red Cross.  Owner and CEO, Dennis Cunningham, said the company would donate $3 or $5 — depending on bottle size — to the French, Red Cross Relief Organization…

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Waterfront on the Ocean at Juno Beach is a luxurious oceanfront condominium community,located at 800 Ocean Drive, Juno Beach. This is where the wide white sand beaches and tranquil blue waters of the Atlantic Ocean just happen to be the resident’s back yard.  Waterfront on the Ocean is one of Juno Beach’s premiere elegant oceanfront condominiums located in Northern Palm Beach County offering sunrise as well as sunset views.

Relaxing at this beachside residence is stress-free and well appointed.   Spectacular east and west views await the homeowner.  This oceanfront condominium demands your attention with its expansive 9-foot ceilings and 9 foot sliding glass doors, which allow the breathtaking ocean views into the residence.  The stunning building…

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The most expensive home in the United States is back on the market and listing price is $159 million! The beachfront mansion is located at 935 Hillsboro Mile, Hillsboro Beach, Florida.  The luxe digs feature over 60,000 square feet with 11 bedrooms and 17 bathrooms sprawling over 4.4 acres from the Atlantic Ocean to Intracoastal Waterway.  It includes an IMAX Theater, a 4,500-square-foot infinity edge pool, a $2 million grand staircase, gold leaf finishes, a putting green, a 26-foot tall fountain, and a 30-car garage.

Le Palais Royal just became the most expensive listing in America — again. Le Palais Royal originally was listed a year ago for $139 million. At the time, it was the most expensive formal listing in America. Then a California…

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Lee Trevino and the late Payne Stewart were amongst the seven golfers inducted in the PGA of America Hall of Fame Thursday at PGA National in Palm Beach Gardens. The induction ceremony was the culmination of the PGA of America's annual meetings that began Tuesday. 

Trevino is a six time major winner, including two U.S. Opens, two PGA Championships, and two Open Championships. Trevino also played on six Ryder Cup teams spanning three decades, posting a 17-7-6 record, and served as captain in 1985. Trevino has also been quite the philanthropist in his lifetime. On three separate occasions, he donated his winner's check to he St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Many might also remember him for his role he played in the 1996 Adam Sandler golf comedy…

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