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Palm Cup is an Old Palm major tournament
January 07, 2014

The Professional Golf Tours have their majors and so does Old Palm Golf Club. One of the most highly anticipated major tournaments is the Palm Cup, an annual member-member for ladies and gentlemen âWe hold 17 tournaments a year and the Palm Cup is among the most important,â says Bud Taylor, Director of Golf. âHaving an exceptionally robust tournament program enhances the Old Palm lifestyle and offers members numerous opportunities to mingle, build camaraderie and have fun.â The tournament was recently held over two days on Old Palmâs spectacular Raymond Floyd-designed golf course, and everyone in attendance had a terrific time. One of the Palm Cupâs most distinguishing characteristics is that the golfers play a different format each nine holes. The formats are scramble, alternate shot, aggregate score and better ball. Dozens of members participated and enjoyed the snacks on the course while playing, a lunch…

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Old Palm makes golf fun for juniors
December 23, 2013

To keep juniors interested in golf, it has to be entertaining. To that end, Old Palm is offering several fun ways for juniors to enjoy the game when they’re out of school over the holidays On December 26, Old Palm will hold the annual Adult/Child Fishing Derby, followed by nine or 18 holes of golf. Juniors can try their luck fishing in the lakes bordering the practice holes in the Golf Studio, and then head out to Old Palmâs spectacular Raymond Floyd-designed golf course to play. Over the years, the event has been well attended because the fun of fishing carries over into an enjoyable afternoon of golf December 26 also marks the beginning of Old Palmâs three-day golf camp for juniors. To keep the instruction entertaining and pressure free, the kids will be grouped according to age. Itâs sure to be a blast, as the…

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Ladies Book Club begins a new chapter
November 26, 2013

The Ladies Book Club at Old Palm Golf Club started its new season of meetings recently with a discussion of the 2012 bestseller âThe Catâs Tableâ by Michael Ondaatje Set in the 1950s, the book follows the adventures of three boys who travel on an ocean liner from Ceylon (now Sri Lanka) to England. The boys have been relegated to dining at the âcatâs table,â where the shipâs most dubious characters gather for meals The tension builds as the boys recklessly and daringly roam the ship like freed mercury. They sneak into the first-class deck, raid the sun deck breakfast table, and slither through the stateroom transoms to then open the doors. The often forbidden adventures are spellbinding and make for a great discussion. While itâs not necessary to read the book before attending the Ladies Book Club, it is encouraged. The club meets…

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Ladies enjoy Old Palm South Pacific-style
November 22, 2013

The most recent Ladies Night Out at Old Palm revolved around the South Pacific’s beautiful island paradise of Fiji, and the dozens of ladies in attendance had a spectacular time. The event was held at the Old Palm Pool adjacent to the Club, which was decorated in vibrant orange and turquoise. To add to the island flair, tiki torches lined the walkways. After enjoying Planter’s Punch cocktails and an authentic Fijian dinner, the ladies were treated to a demonstration of Pure Fiji products. The Spa at Old Palm now uses and carries the Pure Fiji line, which includes facial care lotions, anti-aging creams, body scrubs, luxurious soaps and nourishing oils. Old Palm’s spa technicians were also on hand to answer questions and explain the benefits of the various natural products. Later, a dance group in Fijian attire performed a traditional fire dance.

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Jewelry Designer Roberto Coin visits Old Palm
November 06, 2013

Old Palm Golf Club and Saks Fifth Avenue Palm Beach Gardens hosted an event featuring Roberto Coin jewelry at Old Palm last week.  VIPs from the jewelry company and Saks were in attendance, including the famed Roberto Coin, who said he draws inspiration for his designs by personally meeting his clientele More than 100 Old Palm residents and guests were also there, all of them aficionados of Coinâs exquisite jewelry. Many of them wore pieces from their own personal collections as they browsed Coinâs newest line, which included jewelry valued at up to $300,000 Although Coin has been creating high-end jewelry since the 1970s, his namesake brand wasnât launched until 1996. Since then, the various Roberto Coin collections have expanded to include necklaces, pendants, bracelets and rings, primarily for women. âCulture and art are the roots of every single piece that I create,â said Coin.…

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