Jupiter, Fla. (PRWEB) June 21, 2012
Jupiter resident Ernie Els – one of several professional golfers who calls Palm Beach County home – placed ninth in the 2012 U.S. Open, finishing with an impressive four over. The 42-year-old shot a final-round score of 72.
Hobe Sound resident Fredrik Jacobson followed Els, further down the scoreboard, with six over par. Jacobson, 37, tied for 15th place in the Father’s Day weekend tournament with K.J. Choi, Martin Kaymer, Adam Scott, Steve Stricker and Aaron Watkins.
Jupiter Island’s Tiger Woods, an early-on leader, crowd favorite and announcers’ darling, tied for 21st place with Blake Adams, Raphael Jacquelin, Justin Rose, Jordan Speith and Nick Watney. The 35-year-old finished at seven over with a final round score of 73.
Three more Palm Beach County residents traveled to San Francisco for the historic major and finished it out in the fog.
Rickie Fowler, who lives in the Jupiter / Loxahatchee River area, tied for 41st place with Patrick Cantley, Alex Cejka, Zach Johnson and Ian Poulter. The 23-year-old upstart finished at 11 over and shot a final round of 72. Steve Lebrun, a West Palm Beach resident, shot a 75 to finish at 12 over. LeBrun, 34, tied for 46th place with Angel Cabrera, Bob Estes, Hunter Hamrick and Matteo Manassero. Another Jupiter pro, Keegan Bradley, wrapped up his appearance at the U.S Open with a final-round score of 77. Bradley, 26, shot 18 over par and tied Stephen Ames for 68th place.
Palm Beach County has become a hotspot for players on the PGA Tour. One estimate puts the number of pro golfers living locally at more than 50, and it’s no wonder why. With such intricately designed and immaculately kept golf courses as those in the club communities of BallenIsles and Old Palm Golf Club in Palm Beach Gardens, and T he Bear’s Club in Jupiter, cardholders have flocked to the area, bringing with them not only their clubs, but also their boats, surfboards, fishing poles and beach gear.
The famed Gold Coast has a paradise-worthy offering of waterways and beaches, as well as excellent deep-sea fishing, especially during the winter months. Its miles of pristine beaches are some of the finest in the state, according to the Travel Channel.
Interested in living amid beauty of what has become the capital of the golf world? Homes for sale in Palm Beach Gardens are available in all shapes and sizes, from golf villas and patio homes, to single-families and estates. Waterfront Properties and Club Communities maintains an updated network of Web sites to help customers find their new home in northern Palm Beach County. Real-estate specialists in every neighborhood are available to assist you in your search and can provide detailed information about neighborhoods, schools and things to do in the area.
For information about BallenIsles, call Brian Merbler at (561) 625-5742.
For information about Waterfront Properties and Club Communities, call Rob Thomson at (561) 746-7272.