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Florida Archives - Hart Howerton

Who will be the winner of the south Florida golf boom?

Ken Bakst, the founder and developer of Friar’s Head on Long Island, crouches into the driver’s seat of a two-man Gator utility vehicle and cranks the engine. We’re off to explore what will become The Ranch, his soon-to-be 36-hole golf club in Martin County, Florida. We drive for half a mile across barren pastureland and through a series of steel

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Inside the newly renovated Vinoy

The first phase of an ongoing renovation of the 100-year-old historic Vinoy Resort and Golf Club is now completed. The extensive transformation project of the resort, operated by Marriott International, kicked off 2021, with the initial renovation of the Palm Court Ballroom and The Vinoy Grand Ballroom. The first completed phase entails upgrades to The Vinoy’s legendary veranda (its front

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Naples Beach Club presents new plans for mixed-use multifamily development

Naples Beach Club in partnership with Hart Howerton architectural firm presented a preliminary design concept for multiple buildings across what will be a Four Seasons resort at the site of the demolished Naples Beach Hotel. The Athens Group, which owns luxury hotels across the country, purchased the property in 2021 for more than $362 million, but Naples Beach Club still

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Historic Vinoy Resort unveils renovated lobby, patisserie, and veranda

One of St. Petersburg’s most iconic destinations is making quick progress on renovations to further enhance its beauty. In the fall of 2021, the historic Vinoy Renaissance began a “comprehensive transformation” of its property through a series of renovations and redesigns, and this week the hotel unveiled its newly-completed lobby, patisserie and veranda. Locals who frequent The Vinoy’s veranda and

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Florida’s Cabot Citrus Farms unveils a new 21-hole golf course concept

BROOKSVILLE, Fla. – Cabot Citrus Farms will open a new 21-hole golf course concept this winter in the rural, rolling hills of Florida just north of Tampa. The Cabot brand already has golf resort communities in various stages of development in Scotland, British Columbia and St. Lucia, but the Florida site may be its most innovative. A new course routing

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9 New U.S. Course Openings in 2023

Given the wealth of golf options in the U.S., which has more places to play than the next 10 best-supplied countries combined, new course openings are exceedingly limited. As a result, it’s only natural there’s added excitement among golfers when it comes to the latest and greatest in new design. A glance around the golf landscape shows that many recent

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Inside the newly renovated Vinoy

The first phase of an ongoing renovation of the 100-year-old historic Vinoy Resort and Golf Club is now completed. The extensive transformation project of the resort, operated by Marriott International, kicked off 2021, with the initial renovation of the Palm

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9 New U.S. Course Openings in 2023

Given the wealth of golf options in the U.S., which has more places to play than the next 10 best-supplied countries combined, new course openings are exceedingly limited. As a result, it’s only natural there’s added excitement among golfers when

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