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Communities On the Water & the Golf Course
March 5, 2021 – March 7, 2021
> Sea Trail Plantation, Sunset Beach, NC – 54 holes of golf, beach access
> Ocean Ridge Plantation, Ocean Isle Beach, NC – 72 holes of golf, beach, Atlantic Ocean & ICW access.
HOMES FOR SALE THIS WEEK ON GCH
Golf Retirement Planner
> Piper’s Landing Visit Packages for 2021
> Top 10 Reasons to Retire to Grand Haven – Video
> Retire to Harbour Ridge, FL – Top 10 Reasons
> Top 10 Reasons to Retire to Coastal Georgia & Osprey Cove
> Top 10 Reasons to Retire to Babcock National & Punta Gorda
> Retire to West Palm Beach, FL & The Club at Ibis (13 Reasons)
Getaways & Stay ‘n’ Plays
Grand Haven Stay & Play
Grand Haven, FL: Golf, dine and more.
> Grand Haven, Palm Coast FL is offering a special Stay and Play package for two so you can experience this world-class community firsthand. The package includes one round of golf per person on the Grand Haven members-only Jack Nicklaus Signature golf course.
Also enjoy lunch voucher for two at the Grand Haven golf clubhouse, unlimited access on the day of golf round to the practice area and driving range, access to golf club amenities and a real estate tour with a Grand Living realty representative. Lodging is at the award-winning Hilton Garden Inn at Palm Coast Town Center. Price is just $96 per night per couple. Send me more information about Grand Haven!
WHAT’S GOING ON AT…
Golden Ocala Hosts Tour
Golden Ocala, FL: Hosts tournament this month.
> Golden Ocala Golf & Equestrian Club, Ocala FL will host an important event on the LPGA Tour beginning Thur., Mar. 4 and running through Sun., Mar. 7. The tournament is the 2021 LPGA Drive On Championship presented by Volvik, with a 120-player field and total prize money of $1.5 million. The format is 72 holes of stroke play, to be shown live on Golf Channel all four days.
Golden Ocala’s highly regarded Ron Garl-designed golf course will be set up at or close to its 7,063-yard back-tee distance. The course is well known for its collection of “tribute” holes, modeled on famous holes to be found at St. Andrews, Muirfield, Royal Troon and other iconic layouts. Send me more information about Golden Ocala!
COMMUNITY NEWS AND UPDATES
The Landings Renovations
The Lndings, GA: Completes extensive renovations.
> The Landings, Savannah GA announced the completion of a $25 million, multi-year capital improvement campaign, upgrading and revitalizing Landings Club amenities across the board. The campaign included three major projects, Marshwood Clubhouse, the Franklin Creek Sports Complex, the adjacent The Deck at Franklin Creek and, lastly, expansion of the community’s Oakridge Wellness Center. One of the first elements completed, Marshwood Clubhouse quickly took a third-place award in the Golf Inc. magazine 2020 Best New Private Clubhouse category. It features a resort-style pool complex, a cabana bar, a full-service pro shop, an event lawn and two new dining options. The Franklin Creek Sports Complex is year-round, pool complex with zero entry point, children’s splash pad and unique water feature, plus pickleball and bocce courts and a new player’s lounge, along with The Deck at Franklin Creek, is a new dining facility that offers an abundance of space to gather with friends and family.
The Oakridge Wellness Center is now a 50,000-square-foot facility with a complete range of cutting-edge fitness equipment. Members can take part in cardio, group exercise and strength training studios and programs. A Wellness Bar serves up smoothies and juices, and we’ve expanded the childcare facility in the new family area. Send me more information about The Landings!
Ibis Announces TopTracer Technology
The Club at Ibis, FL: Now includes TopTracer Technology.
> The Club at Ibis, West Palm Beach, FL announces the addition of TopTracer Range technology to its driving range. TopTracer Range delivers the same ball-tracking technology that traces the shots of the game’s best players on TV. It redefines the driving range experience from a functional training day to an exciting experience for everyone, according to the manufacturer. Send me more information about the Club at Ibis!