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Golf Club Equipment Buying Guide
July 05, 2017

Golf Digest has released its 2017 Hot List naming this year’s best new golf clubs. Before the residents and avid golfers of our premier Palm Beach golf club community rush out to add these cutting edge tools to their golf bags, they should consult with one of our South Florida PGA Professional golf instructors and review the basic golf club buying guide provided below.

Consider Handicap and Skill Level

The most important thing to remember when buying golf clubs is to find a club that suits the individual player’s skill level, handicap, and other unique characteristics. Old Palm residents have access to an exceptional team of South Florida PGA Professional golf instructors who can make suggestions based on experience, physical traits and playing styles. A player’s unique playing characteristics should direct all golf club buying decisions.

Shaft Length

One of the first…

Fitness Tips For Golfers & Golf Workout
June 29, 2017

Golf is not always seen as a very physically demanding sport, though it does have many health benefits. However, any seasoned golfer knows that being in good shape has a major impact on the golfer’s game. Aside from preventing injuries, working out and stretching improves one’s swing by increasing range of motion and strength. Residents of Old Palm, a premier Palm Beach golf club community, not only have access to a world-class golf experience, but also a state-of-the-art fitness center where they can apply the following fitness tips for golfers to improve their game.

What to Work On

Before hitting the putting greens, hit the gym. Players who boost their physical health and fitness can prevent overuse injuries and muscle imbalances, and simultaneously achieve a stronger swing, improved movement on the course, and an overall better golf game. An ideal golf workout is one…

Rule Changes Coming to Old Palm Golf Course
June 13, 2017

Recently, the USGA and R&A (golf's two governing bodies) announced 24 new proposed rules, which are set to go into effect January 1, 2019. In the meantime, clubs around the world are evaluating the proposed changes to provide feedback to the USGA, which will ultimately influence which rules are adopted. Old Palm Golf Club is one of these clubs, and our course will adopt several of the rules early to improve the golf experience here at home. 

An Overview of the Changes

Of the 24 proposed new rules, there are seven our course will be adopting early. Here are the changes members can expect to see at our luxury country club in South Florida.

  • Elimination or reduction of “ball moved” penalties. There will be no penalty for accidentally moving a ball on the putting green, or for searching for a ball. 
New Homes at Old Palm Golf Club are Limited
June 06, 2017

As the list of new luxury properties available at Old Palm Golf Club continues to dwindle, this is the ideal time to visit for a tour of the community and the few remaining new estate homes. Currently, the Palm Beach Gardens golf club community has five properties ready for immediate move in, each sure to impress even the most discerning of buyers.

“All of the estate residences at Old Palm represent the highest quality of architecture and design,” Director of Sales, Connie McGinnis said. “While resale properties are also available, we only have a handful of new homes remaining.”

The residences McGinnis speaks of boast a wide range of styles, from island-inspired homes to Mediterranean estate homes, each in distinct neighborhoods. 

The Royal Poinciana offers 4,022 living square feet with an expansive covered lanai with a custom heated pool and spa overlooking a 3,485

Practice Makes Perfect At Old Palm Golf Club
May 19, 2017

Old Palm Golf Club has always been highly regarded for its extraordinary golf club homes and an inimitable golfing experience. A course as phenomenal as Old Palm’s, inspires golfers to take their game to new heights. Luckily, this South Florida luxury country club community provides ample opportunities for its residents to hone their skills.

The Golf Studio

There’s a reason why Old Palm’s residents are some of the best in the game. Aside from sheer talent, these individuals understand that practice makes perfect. It also helps that they have access to a wealth of resources in the Golf Studio for enhancing their swing. 

Sitting on 33 acres, the Golf Studio is one of the finest practice facilities in the world. One of its most prominent features is a hitting bay fitted with V-1 and Trackman technology, that provides a golfer with views of their

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