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A True 19th Hole
December 06, 2011

  On most golf courses, the 19th hole is nothing more than the bar—a watering hole, so to speak. But at Old Palm Golf Club, you’ll find a real 19th hole, just like the ones in Scotland Traditionally, these holes were built to settle friendly wagers when golf matches were tied at the end of 18 holes, so they had to be challenging yet fair. The 19th or “bye hole” on our course is a devilish, 99-yard Par 3 with an island green. It takes a heroic shot to get close to the pin, and hazards are everywhere. Depending on the wind and your tolerance for risk, you could hit anything from a sand wedge to a 7- or even a 6-iron. Be sure to give it a shot after your round. It’s one of the few Scottish-style 19th holes in America and…

Two new models opening in December
December 02, 2011

This season begins with a splash at Old Palm Golf Club with the opening of two new model homes by Hasey Constructionâthe Castillo II and the Ashford. Both homes are on beautiful half-acre lots in the Grand Estates neighborhood and designed for the outdoors to seamlessly merge with the interior spaces, creating a sense of openness and tranquility Rogers Design Group designed the interiors of the single-story Castillo II with the intent of creating a warm, timeless atmosphere. There is a wonderful integration of natural materials and fibers, including linen, silk and leather. Natural hues in shades of cream, sand and beige radiate throughout, imparting a lightness and contemplative quality to the rooms The single-story, 5,665-square-foot Castillo II features a traditional, split floor plan with four bedrooms, five full baths, two half baths and a comfortable clubroom furnished with a poker table and shuffleboard ready for play. The floor…

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Old Palm Golf Club and Raymond Floyd featured on The Golf Channel
November 30, 2011

Legendary golfer Raymond Floyd has shot countless rounds on the championship course at Old Palm Golf Club. After all, he designed it and remains the Honorary Club Chairman. But just last week, Floyd returned to Old Palm to shoot something entirely differentâa series of instructional golf shows that will air in early December on The Golf Channel A crew of more than a dozen filmed Floydâs segments at the Golf Studio at Old Palm, a separate practice facility with three full-length golf holes that perfectly complement the 18-hole championship layout. âItâs an amazing facility,â says Golf Channel Coordinating Producer Kevin Schultz, who has filmed at Americaâs top private golf clubs The winner of four PGA majors and 22 tour victories, Floyd offered easy-to-follow tips on the key aspects of the game, from driving to putting to bunker shots. Floyd also demonstrated his flawless chipping techniques,…

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Welcome to TeeTimes
November 08, 2011

Hello, there. Welcome to TeeTimes, the Old Palm Golf Club blog. Just launched today as part of our brand-new website, TeeTimes is one of the easiest ways to communicate and connect with the people that make Old Palm the most wonderful private golf club community in the Palm Beaches. Think of it as an ongoing conversation, like hearing from an old friend who knows just the sorts of things that interest you Our blog entries will change all the time, so youâll always be well informed and up to date. You might discover a sure-fire golf tip from Bud Taylor, our Director of Golf. You could read about the Zumba dance-fitness craze starting up in the Clubhouse. Or maybe youâre keen on the new homes being built in Old Palm, so your friends can live here, too. Thereâs no end to the topics, so we encourage you…

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