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Old Palm is perfectly located in the heart of the Palm Beaches
February 17, 2012

Location. Location. Location. Itâs a primary consideration when buying a home, and the reason so many of our residents chose Old Palm Golf Club. Our location in the Palm Beaches, specifically in the sophisticated paradise of Palm Beach Gardens, is ideal Superb restaurants, exquisite shops, cultural attractions and all sorts of other enviable amenities surround Old Palm Golf Club. You can find every cuisine imaginable within easy driving distance, from waterfront cafés serving fresh seafood to venerable steak houses to authentic ethnic restaurants. Nearby Gardens Mall is a veritable Whoâs Who of designer stores such as Tiffany & Company, Louis Vuitton and Gucci. Just minutes away on world-famous Worth Avenue in Palm Beach, more ultra-fashionable shopping beckons For culture, there are intimate live theaters, large venues such as the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts, esteemed museums, and countless boutique art galleries. Festivals and outdoor events are prevalent,…

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Mark My Words
February 15, 2012

by Mark Hackett, Director of Instruction, Old Palm Golf Club One of the most notable trends with golf equipment these days is the use of hybrid or rescue clubs. Even pros are using them to replace their 1-irons, 2-irons and, in some instances, 3-irons. Players of all skill levels are switching to hybrids for several reasons, including (a)   Theyâre more forgiving than long irons (1-5 irons). A mis-hit shot with a hybrid club will fly farther in the air than a mis-hit iron shot. The technology and construction of hybrids have e nhanced the meaning of âgame improvementâ equipment. (b)  Hybrid shots fly higher in the air than long iron shots, which most golfers have difficulty getting airborne for long. Thatâs because hybrids have a lower center of gravity that produces a higher launch angle, ensuring that the ball flies higher and stays in the air…

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Old Palm Golf Club helps Stop! Children's Cancer of Palm Beach County
February 13, 2012

More than 100 people recently visited Old Palm Golf Club to tour four of our most magnificent estates and enjoy a phenomenal afternoon tea at the Club. But there was more to their visit than just socializing. The exclusive House Tour and Tea event sponsored by STOP! Children's Cancer of Palm Beach County, an organization deeply committed to the prevention, control and cure of cancer in children was a fundraiser for the charity It was a win-win all around. The group had the opportunity to tour a collection of four extraordinary residences in our Grand Estates and Custom Estates neighborhoods and proceeds were donated to the charity to help stop childrenâs cancer The first home, known as the Platinum Palette, is a spectacular private estate that earned the American Society of Interior Designers 2010 Award of Excellence. Its transitional interiors were created by Lorraine Rogers Bolton of Rogers Design…

Old Palm Golf Club offers the rare luxury of one-acre home sites
February 08, 2012

Of all the unique aspects of Old Palm Golf Club, the availability of one-acre home sites may well be the most distinguishing feature. Old Palm is one of the only luxury golf club communities in the Palm Beaches offering new homes on one-acre estate home sites. Buyers can select from several model homes already built on one of these generously sized lots in the Custom Estates neighborhood, or simply purchase the land and then build the custom home of their dreams âA one-acre home site gives the buyer much more flexibility for the design of the home,â explains Connie McGinnis, Director of Sales at Old Palm. âThey might choose to add a guest house, motor court, or expanded swimming pool and cabana area. The additional space also allows for the expansion a home theater or club room. There are very few limitations when you have a one-acre home…

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Now open, our Junior Golf Academy is a big hit
February 06, 2012

Golf is a game you can play for life, and youâre never too young to start enjoying it. Thatâs what the kids at Old Palm Golf Club found out recently with the opening of this seasonâs Junior Golf Academy. It was a blast for everyone, as the kids learned the fundamentals of the game with a major emphasis on fun To keep the instruction entertaining and pressure free, the kids were grouped together according to age. During their one-hour session, they began to learn the varying aspects of the game, including the full swing, short game and putting. There was even time to introduce them to the basic rules of golf and course management As an added incentive, once the kids develop their skills, they can play in our Junior Club Championship and competitions with juniors in neighboring clubs. The Old Palm Junior Golf Academy runs every…

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