This Year's Honda Classic is at PGA National

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Real Estate Agent with Boca Executive Realty

 

 Back in 1972, Jackie Gleason started up The Inverrary Classic at The Inverrary Golf Club in Lauderhill, Florida.

 Through the years it has been held at several different courses in south Florida- always in early March.

 Sponsors have also changed: American Motors had it in 1981 but it has been Honda's ever since and should be for at least the next five years.

 This year it will be held at PGA National Golf Club's Championship Course.

 The Tournament will start off at 7 AM March 1st on this par 70, 7048 yard course - the top course of the 5 at the Resort.

 

 

Starting this year, the Classic will have a new beneficiary: The Nicklaus Children's Health Care Foundation run by Jack and Barbra Nicklaus - 2007 should yield at least $1 Million for pediatric health care.

 

  

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Rainmaker
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Chris Griffith
Downing-Frye Realty, Bonita Springs, FL - Bonita Springs, FL
Bonita Springs Fl Real Estate
I will be at Jungle Golf trying to get throught the Windmill....just dreaming of the day they find the gene therapy treatment that will get me on a REAL golf course, just like yours.
January 16, 2007 07:06 PM #1
Rainer
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Teri Isner
Keller Williams Celebration - Orlando, FL
GRI, CRS, CIPS
Great golf course picture could have used this for the cover collage on our new book!  Sold a couple PGA golfers and I don't golf go figure...now miniture golf is anothe story.
January 16, 2007 07:11 PM #2
Rainer
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Marc Blasi
Boca Executive Realty - Palm Beach Gardens, FL
Marc Blasi -Country Club and Waterfront Properties

Chris-

As a great philospoher once said:  Welcome, welcome to the jungle.....

January 16, 2007 07:42 PM #3
Rainer
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Marc Blasi
Boca Executive Realty - Palm Beach Gardens, FL
Marc Blasi -Country Club and Waterfront Properties

Teri-

Thanks - and thank goodness for the auto setting on my camera!

Photography is one of those things I always wanted to learn more about- but for now 'AUTO' is fine.

January 16, 2007 08:03 PM #4
Rainer
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Jay McGillicuddy
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Verani Realty - Exeter, NH
Real Estate Broker

Hey Marc, is that the senior tee box marker you play from?

I like the photo. 

January 16, 2007 08:33 PM #5
Rainer
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Jason Price
Mortgage Financial Group, Inc - Eustis, FL

Jay, See the 2 yellow markers way off in the distance? (just to left of the one palm tree sticking out on the right)  That is where Marc plays from.  (I think it is refered to as the Ladies Tees)  J/K  We usually play from the back tee box or second from the back depending on what kind of day we are having.

Marc, Are you still planning on volunteering for this event?  If so, let me know.  I want to get a couple golf balls autographed to use as give-aways for some contests.  (winner will be me, of course) :)

January 16, 2007 09:55 PM #6
Rainer
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Marc Blasi
Boca Executive Realty - Palm Beach Gardens, FL
Marc Blasi -Country Club and Waterfront Properties

Jay-

I took the pic from the back of the Pro Area.

I might TRY to play from there - look at it this way - you'd have more of an excuse for a bad score!

January 17, 2007 04:41 AM #7
Rainer
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Marc Blasi
Boca Executive Realty - Palm Beach Gardens, FL
Marc Blasi -Country Club and Waterfront Properties

Jason-

Well- look who's talkin' trash!

The guy who has a hard time getting his drives PAST the Ladies tees!

It's OK, the re-match is coming.........

And yes, I still plan on volunteering.

January 17, 2007 04:53 AM #8
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Rule #1 - use a pencil with an eraser

Rule #2 - use the eraser

January 17, 2007 07:39 AM #9
Rainer
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Marc Blasi
Boca Executive Realty - Palm Beach Gardens, FL
Marc Blasi -Country Club and Waterfront Properties

Rob-

When I play golf w/ Jason we use a pen!

January 17, 2007 08:36 AM #10
Rainer
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Jason Price
Mortgage Financial Group, Inc - Eustis, FL

We use a pen because Marc often confuses the pencil with a tee... still trying to teach him the difference. :)

Well, if memory serves, your birthday is coming up... shall we have a gold match to celebrate yourB-Day?  And as your present (no, I will not pay for your round), I will let you win. :)  Okay, maybe I will pay for the round, too.  Or, I will treat you to the final day at the Arnold Palmer Invitational.  Which would you rather have?

January 17, 2007 10:47 AM #11
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Tim Dilworth

Chris,

I thought that your visitors would enjoy learning about a new fan enhancement service available to spectators at this years Honda Classic.

myLEADERBOARD is a wireless handheld device that spectators rent on a daily basis. Users are able to access real-time scoring, player information, venue related information and lots of entertaining features.

To learn more about myLEADERBOARD and reserve yours for the tournament please visit our web site: www.myleaderboard.com .

 Thanks and see you all at the tournament!

Tim

January 21, 2007 04:03 PM #12
Rainer
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Marc Blasi
Boca Executive Realty - Palm Beach Gardens, FL
Marc Blasi -Country Club and Waterfront Properties

Tim-

That's a great idea - thanks for bringing it up.

I don't think I've ever seen these before.

What are the costs like?

January 21, 2007 04:05 PM #13
Rainer
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Jason Price
Mortgage Financial Group, Inc - Eustis, FL

See Marc,

You're not the only one that gets the pencil and the tee confused...  but at least they are still able to keep track of things thanks to technology.  Score cards do not count as technology, still need to use the pen.

January 21, 2007 09:55 PM #14
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