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Some of the biggest names in local golf will be among the sponsors of this year’s Palm Beach County Golf Association season of amateur events. 2013 will mark the 38th season of PBCGA Events that take place at some of the best golf courses and clubs in the county.

The season will kick off this weekend with the Spring Four-Ball event at the Fountains Country Club’s North Course in Lake Worth. There will be 25 events in total and the season will go through the middle of November. Some of the events featured will either be hosted or sponsored by local professional golfers.

Jupiter Island Resident Nick Price will host The “Pricey” Par Three Shootout on Friday April 12 at Jupiter Dunes. North Palm Beach Resident and World Golf Hall of Famer Jack Nicklaus and

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Local golfers Tiger Woods, Keegan Bradley, and Rickie Fowler will all be taking advantage of their off week by competing in Medalist Golf Club’s Member-Guest tournament in Hobe Sound.

A Jupiter Island Resident and Medalist Club member, Woods will pair with Golf Channel host Ahmad Rashad. The two will face off against Hall of Fame basketball player and Jupiter resident Michael Jordan and his guest, Tequesta resident and PGA tour pro Keegan Bradley.

Also participating in the tournament is defending member-guest tournament champion Rickie Fowler. The Loxahatchee River Resident will once again pair up with his business manager Sam McNaughton, with whom he won last year’s trophy. Fowler just defended his title at the other club where he is a member, Seminole

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The Palm Beach International Boat Show

Can you imagine yourself walking along the water in the warm sun with endless sights of super yachts and super cars? Well, you can do just that at the Palm Beach Boat Show. The legendary event is a super show that has been the most popular event put on in Palm Beach for years and a top 10 show in the nation. This year is sure to be a chart-topping success with over $350 million worth of luxury vessels, cars and equipment. 

The boat show is designed for all tastes and interests and features inventory for everyone whether or not you are looking to buy a boat. So, if you need a boat, just want a boat or want to dream about boats, you can’t miss this jaw-dropping event. There will be everything from super ships, Cigarette boats, power cats, cruising and

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Keep Our Beaches Clean!
GREAT OPPORTUNITY TO DO A GOOD DEED!  It is time for the monthly beach clean-up…Please join Lynne Wells and her group of Blue Friends Society on Saturday, March 16th, 2013 at 8:00am – 9:00am at the back gate of the Loggerhead Marinelife Center.  This is a perfect opportunity to keep our beautiful Juno beaches and ocean environments clean.  The clean-up lasts one hour and it is open to everyone who is interested.  Following the one hour clean up, volunteers are invited to join for a light refreshments sponsored by Whole Foods Market in Palm Beach Gardens. Please help keep the beach that the turtles call “home” free from liter and debris.

Loggerhead Marinelife Center, located in Juno Beach, is one of 12 sea turtle rehabilitation facilities in the state of…
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For the third consecutive year, Els for Autism will host its golf challenge at 21 golf courses in the United States and Canada. The super-regional events will take place from April through September.

Teams will be playing for their “Honorary Captain”, a child on the autism spectrum who they play and fundraise in honor of. A team’s fundraising ability is valued as much as their performance on the course. Teams will compete for a selection of first class Regional prizes and all groups raising at least $13,000 will enjoy a two-day extravaganza of golf and entertainment in Las Vegas hosted by Ernie and his wife Liezel in October.

The trip will include entrance into the Grand Finale golf tournament for two players, a pro clinic with PGA Tour professionals, an

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Burt Reynolds to be Honored in Jupiter!
Photo Courtesy of the Palm Beach Post The historic Lake Worth Playhouse Honors iconic Burt Reynolds with the inaugural Lifetime Achievement Award. On the commemoration of the playhouses 60th anniversary, Burt Reynolds returned to the stage where his acting career began.  He was just a college student when he started acting in plays, which included performances at the historic playhouse on Lake Avenue in Lake Worth.
 
The stage of the historic Lake Worth Playhouse was transformed into a formal dining room on Saturday, February 9, 2013 for the diamond jubilee anniversary. Sitting at the head of the table, happily entertaining guests was Palm Beach County resident and entertainment legend Burt Reynolds.
Reynolds, the charismatic Tequesta resident, was…
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Tiger Woods fought off a star studded field for four days to win the World Golf Championship-Cadillac Championship at Doral. The Jupiter Island Resident went wire-to-wire, shooting 19 under par in the four day event to win by two strokes. The win was Woods’ 76th of his career on the PGA tour and now puts him six wins behind Sam Snead for the all-time record.

It was more than just another win for Woods, who now has two tour wins this season. His play was reminiscent of the Tiger of the mid 2000s and his putting was some of the best of his career. He fought off a leaderboard Sunday that featured some of the best players in the world, including Phil Mickelson and Tiger’s weekend playing partner Graeme McDowell.

Woods has now won two tournaments (Torrey Pines…
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It is almost springtime, and since 1918, it is that time of year when we lose that one hour of sleep. 

Daylight Savings Time kicks in this weekend on SUNDAY, MARCH 10th, 2013 at 2:00am.

It sounds so cheery and uplifting, “spring forward”,  but why is everyone so irritable?  It is only one little hour.  Did you know that Hawaii does not observe Daylight Savings Time?  Nor does every part of Arizona – the Navajo Nation does not observe daylight savings time.  U.S. overseas territories of Puerto Rico, America Samoa, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands and the U.S. Virgin Islands also do not observe daylight savings time.

You could just blame it on Benjamin Franklin.  He suggested it back in 1784 in an effort to save on candles.   It wasn't until 1918

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The Anquan Boldin Foundation Charity Golf Celebration will be held at BallenIsles Country Club on Thursday April 11th. The shotgun start tournament will be a part of the three day Q-Festival that Boldin and his foundation will put on for the ninth consecutive year.

The Anquan Boldin Foundation, also known as Q81 for the #81 that he wears on the field, is dedicated to expanding the educational and life opportunities of underprivileged children as well as benefiting youth programs in Boldin’s home state of Florida. The Foundation exercises scholarship and dental programs for children. It also serves the community by awarding great scholastic and community achievement in youth.

A native of Pahokee, Boldin played college football for Florida State before going

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The World Golf Championship lived up to its name on Thursday. 65 of the top golfers in the world descended on Trump Doral Golf Resort and Spa in Miami and the top of the leaderboard is full with some of golf's biggest names including several local golfers.

Tiger Woods (Jupiter Island) and Freddie Jacobson (Hobe Sound) both shot 6-under 66s in the first round and share the lead with defending Masters Champion, Bubba Watson, 2010 US Open Champion, Graeme McDowell, and Sergio Garcia. Several other big names are not far behind, with Phil Mickelson and Hunter Mahan leading a group of four golfers one off of the lead at -5.

Keegan Bradley (Bears Club) and Dustin Johnson (Loxahatchee River) are just two shots back, both firing rounds of 4-under 68. Johnson’s…
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