Bluegreen’s Florida Keys Resort Excited for the Florida Keys Outfitters 2011 IGFA Inshore World Championship

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Bluegreen’s Florida Keys Resort, The Hammocks at Marathon, is convenient to the Florida Keys Outfitters IGFA Inshore World Championship for fishing.

Bluegreen Corporation (NYSE: BXG), a leading provider of Colorful Places to Live and Play, today announced that its Marathon, Florida Keys resort is ready for one of the most prized trophies in angling, the Florida Keys Outfitters IGFA Inshore World Championship, taking place in nearby Islamorada on July 6-8, 2011. Bluegreen’s Florida Keys resort, The Hammocks at Marathon, is convenient to this world championship Islamorada fishing tournament.

“The Hammocks at Marathon is the perfect retreat from all the action of the Florida Keys Outfitters IGFA Inshore World Championship,” says Carlos De Jesus, General Manager at The Hammocks at Marathon resort in Marathon. “Our resort offers its own marina for boating and fishing charters, as well as a beautiful waterfront setting with an oceanfront pool and tiki bar.”

This year’s IGFA Inshore World Championship in Islamorada features tournament winners from around the world competing in what is considered “The Olympics” of fishing with one of the most desired trophies in all of angling. Islamorada is renowned as the Sportfishing Capital of the World, which is fitting for this IGFA Inshore World Championship.

This championship brings in the winners of IGFA qualifying tournaments from around the world. They come to this inshore fishing top destination to sport fish for bonefish, tarpon, permit, snook and redfish. There are two divisions competing in the tournament–fly and light tackle. At the end of the event, two awards are presented to the Inshore Light Tackle World Champion and the Inshore Fly Fishing World Champion.

Founded in 1966 and headquartered in Boca Raton, FL, Bluegreen Corporation (NYSE:BXG) is the leader in providing Colorful Places to Live and Play through its vacation ownership resort and residential real estate business segments. Our more than 3,500 employees are passionate about delivering extraordinary experiences for our owners, travelers and business partners. Since 1996, Bluegreen has managed, marketed and sold a flexible, real estate-based vacation ownership plan with more than 222,600 owners, over 54 owned or managed resorts, and access to more than 4,000 resorts worldwide. Since 1985, Bluegreen Communities has developed master-planned residential and golf communities primarily in the southern and southeastern U.S., and has sold over 55,000 home sites. We also offer a portfolio of comprehensive, turnkey, fee-for-service resort management, financial services, customer generation and sales solutions to third-party developers and lenders. For more information, visit us online at See what Bluegreen owners are saying on Facebook or follow us on Twitter.


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