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Adena Golf and Country Club…A Platinum Class Facility

Published January 19, 2018 in Florida , United States - 0 Comments
Adena Golf & CC - FL

Adena Golf and Country Club…A Platinum Class Facility

By John Mooshie

7 years in the development and a brainchild of Canadian developer Frank Stronach, Adena Golf CC, located just north of Ocala, should easily rival the heralded Streamsong golf courses.

Opened in July 2015, the initial thrust to build a world class golf course began back in 2008 and was carefully crafted yard by yard by Stronach, himself, who is neither a golf course architect nor a landscape designer. No, there is no pedigree of a well-known architect. Rather, Stronach is a man of vision, of purpose, and has the financial wherewithal to see his concepts evolve.

The name Adena refers to what were probably a number of related Native American societies sharing a burial complex and ceremonial system. Stronach, amassed his fortune in auto parts manufacturing, founding Canadian giant Magna International, a $35 billion automotive parts supplier. Owner of several racetracks, including Santa Anita in California and Gulfstream Park in Florida, Stronach is a successful thoroughbred horse breeder with farms located in Central Florida and throughout the USA.

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Top 5 Reasons to Play TPC Sawgrass

Published January 27, 2015 in Florida , United States - 0 Comments
TPC Sawgrass Ponte Vedra FL

Top 5 Reasons to Play TPC Sawgrass

Home of The Players Championship in Ponte Vedra, FL By Tim Cotroneo

If you’re a golfer, there are certain courses around the world that are considered sacred ground. One such layout is the TPC Sawgrass Stadium Course in Ponte Vedra, FL. This Pete Dye-design is where The Players Championship is held each May. The Players is believed by many to be the PGA tour’s fifth major. There aren’t too many courses on the planet whose clubhouse alone will stop you dead in your tracks. Built in 1982, this Mediterranean style icon is no less than 77,000-square feet.  This Taj Mahal-like presence has a golf history all its own. Continue reading

Amiable Amelia Island Florida

Published January 25, 2015 in Florida , United States - 0 Comments
Omni Amelia Island Plantation

Amiable Amelia Island Florida by Dave Finn

Summer Beach Resort Amelia Island

“Golfing on Amelia Island is the best.
We love to visit when we need a rest.”

Fernandina Beach, FL – Amelia Island is located in the northeastern coastal region of Florida. Even though it’s only two miles wide and thirteen miles long, it’s a naturalist’s wonderland. Anchored by park reserves at each end, the city is bordered by the expansive white quartz sand beaches of the Atlantic Ocean and mounded sand dunes that naturally protect the fauna and wildlife. On your strolls you may encounter nesting loggerhead or green turtles, egrets, herons, whitetail deer and bobcats. Small in size but big on stature, it’s no wonder Amelia Island was voted one of the “Top 25 Islands in the World” by the readers of Condé Nast Traveler in 2013 and for eight consecutive years has been awarded a spot in the “Top 10 Islands in the United States”.

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Synergy Florida Keys

Published November 17, 2014 in Florida , United States - 0 Comments
Key West Florida

Synergy in the Florida Key West Tropics by Bruce Bishop

Closer geographically to Cuba than Miami, Key West is perfectly off the beaten path

Vacationing at the tip of the United States on the island of Key West affords the most spectacular sunsets. They’re so strikingly beautiful that people sit on the beach nightly and applaud the celestial handiwork in the multihued western sky.

The city of Key West also attracts visitors who might describe themselves as more than a little individualistic, which is an apt description of the destination itself. On this island, you’ll find all manner of wanderers and mavericks, hungry for a party, a quick buck or new experiences.

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