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Golf Courses & Golf Travel / Deeds and Weeds

Trouble At Tara

Members of Tara Golf & Country Club in Bradenton, Fla., are up in arms over $7 million in proposed renovations at their course. The upgrade would cause annual maintenance fees to climb by about $1,000,...
Monday, 3/23/2009 at 8:52AM
Golf Courses & Golf Travel / Deeds and Weeds

Anyone Want "A Nondescript Golf Course"?

Lochmoor Country Club in North Fort Myers, Fla., closed for a couple of years, goes on the auction block April 14. This article in the Fort Myers News-Press suggests it will fetch no more than...
Monday, 3/23/2009 at 8:13AM
News & Tours

A rule Florida's Jessica Yadloczky won't soon forget

SORRENTO, FLA.--I'm not a betting man, but if I was I'd wager anyone an all-expenses paid trip to Bandon Dunes that Florida's Jessica Yadloczky will never forget Rule 18 for the rest of her life....
Wednesday, 3/11/2009 at 8:13AM
Golf Courses & Golf Travel / Deeds and Weeds

Florida's Camp Creek Opens to Public

Two days ago we posted a story about a shuttered private club in suburban Chicago, Ravisloe CC, that had been purchased by a private investor and will reopen April 1 as a public facility. Today...
Tuesday, 3/3/2009 at 11:33AM
Golf Courses & Golf Travel / Deeds and Weeds

As Seen On TV

Ever wonder how hosting a televised professional golf tournament in your neighborhood would effect home sales? This morning's Fort Myers (Fla.) News-Press has an article examining what the Ace Group Classic (a Champions Tour...
Wednesday, 2/18/2009 at 7:40AM
Golf Courses & Golf Travel / Deeds and Weeds

Grenelefe Redevelopment Hits Snag

I'm part of a group of eight guys that takes a golf trip every year in March. We've been doing it for more than 20 years now, and some of our destinations have included Amelia...
Monday, 2/16/2009 at 6:29AM
Golf Courses & Golf Travel / Deeds and Weeds

Even The Rich Are Feeling The Heat

A long -- but very interesting -- article in today's New York Times about how the economic downturn has not spared residents of Fisher Island, Fla., a tiny, exclusive island enclave off the coast near...
Sunday, 2/1/2009 at 10:50AM
Golf Courses & Golf Travel / Deeds and Weeds

Have A Look At Chez Madoff

It's not a golf-home, strictly speaking. But Bernie Madoff's Palm Beach abode is just a dozen blocks or so down Lake Way from the Palm Beach Country Club, where the alleged Ponzi-schemer had a...
Thursday, 1/29/2009 at 3:40PM
Golf Courses & Golf Travel / Deeds and Weeds

Housing Scorecard

A couple of thought-provoking housing reports have already landed this week. Yesterday brought news of better-than-expected existing home sales in December, with a month-over-month increase of 6.5 percent. As buyers took advantage of lower...
Tuesday, 1/27/2009 at 12:28PM
Golf Courses & Golf Travel / Deeds and Weeds

Over To You, Owners

Florida's Gulf Harbour Yacht & Country Club, owned for years by WCI Communities, is now owned by its roughly 1,100 members. The transfer took place on Jan. 1, reports the Fort Meyers News-Press. That...
Monday, 1/26/2009 at 8:56AM
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