Golf Real Estate OnLine News
For Immediate Release
January 2011
In this issue
-- Discovery Package of the Month - Belfair
-- Beautiful Frederica Park Gazebo Adds Charm, Style and Increased Outdoor Living Space
-- Home of the Month - Black Diamon Ranch
-- January 2011 PGA Tour Events
-- Fun Sites for the Avid Golfer
-- The Golf Real Estate OnLine Library

Happy New Year and Welcome to the January 2011 edition of Golf Real Estate OnLine News.

The information contained within Golf Real Estate OnLine News is designed to provide helpful information about Golf Real Estate, up-dates on our Communities of Distinction and new features on the Golf Real Estate OnLine site.

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Discovery Package of the Month - Belfair
Discover Belfair

Located just seven miles from Hilton Head Island, both members and guests have access to a wide variety of amenities in this beautiful gated community.

Your Discover Package at Belfair includes:

· Deluxe accommodations for 2 nights/3 days in one of our Golf Cottage Junior Suites
· Lunch for two at the Clubhouse
· Round of golf for each person on each of our Fazio Courses (East and West)
· Use of the Fitness and Sports Center
· Full use of the 29 acre Jim Ferree Learning Center
· Access to our Junior Olympic swimming pool

Package is only $499 per couple!
Credit cards will be accepted for dining and purchases made in our Pro Shop.

Please call 843.757.0700, ext. 249 for reservations and any additional information.
200 Belfair Oaks Boulevard, Bluffton, South Carolina 29910
Phone: 843.757.0700 Fax: 843.757.0707

Beautiful Frederica Park Gazebo Adds Charm, Style and Increased Outdoor Living Space
Gazebo (MS) -- When the St. Simons (GA) Land Trust was looking for a crown jewel for their new Earth-friendly Frederica Park Nature Trail, the choice was simple: a beautifully designed gazebo, constructed of sustainable, locally harvested lumber. The gorgeous structure, designed by Nathan Brock of Wiregrass Studio, Inc., now provides a peaceful, shaded respite to park visitors.

Creating this same peaceful spot is now within reach of homeowners as well: free plans for the Frederica Park Gazebo are now available via download at www.realoutdoorliving.com.

As more and more homeowners search for cost-effective yet attractive ways to add more value to their current home, the popularity of backyard projects continues to grow, even past the traditional outdoor season.

“People tend to associate their outdoor living space as a fun spot during the spring and summer,” explains Brad Staggs, HGTV and DIY show host and a licensed contractor. “There are so many ways to extend the use of your outdoor living area well into fall and winter, too -- it’s a great time to get outside with family and friends and enjoy the cooler weather, beautiful fall colors and changing seasons.”

Consider these additional projects to extend the time spent outdoors with your family: a beautiful wood deck, a porch swing, a picnic table or perhaps some nice planter boxes, brimming will fall blooms.

Once you decide to build the Frederica Park Gazebo, or any other outdoor living project, do your homework when it comes to choosing building products. The market is flooded with options right now, but which one is right for you? For strength, durability, beauty and the best environmental choice, choose pressure-treated wood. Every project listed above can be completed using pressure-treated wood, and you won’t break the bank in the process.

According to Staggs, “It’s always a good idea to use treated lumber in projects that will be exposed to ground contact or outdoor elements on a consistent basis. And the strength and durability of real wood ensures that your project will be around for years to come.”

In addition, choosing pressure-treated wood is a strong environmental decision. The majority of pressure-treated wood available in big-box retailers or through independent lumber dealers will be locally grown wood from sustainably managed forests. Wood is a natural, authentic resource, and our forests are in better shape today than they were a century ago.

Worried about the maintenance of a real wood structure such as a gazebo or deck? No need; while no product intended for outdoor use is truly maintenance free, real wood comes pretty close. Think of it as annual maintenance for your backyard: just as you clean your house or wash and wax your car to keep them maintained, check your backyard structures once a year for any nail pops or wood damage. More information on what to look for and how to treat it quickly is available in the Authentic Deck Guide, available for free download at www.realoutdoorliving.com.

For complete gazebo plans and a materials list, or for more information on pressure-treated wood including projects, plans and podcasts, please visit www.realoutdoorliving.com

Home of the Month - Black Diamon Ranch
Black Diamond Ranch Black Diamond has been rated one of the best residential golf communities in the country. This 1300 acre community, with 45 holes designed by Tom Fazio is located near the Gulf of Mexico just 80 miles north of Tampa.

This charming 2,600 square foot home has 3 bedrooms, 2 1/2 baths and is located on one of the best lots on the “Top 100 Golf Course” the Black Diamond Quarry Course. The home has been remodeled and has a new kitchen with granite countertops, wine room, beautiful master suite with fireplace and updated master bath, wood paneled den with stone fireplace, tiled living areas, wet bar, screened pool and open brick patio with fire pit. The home also has a brick exterior, new roof and lush landscaping.

For Sale By Owner, this property is priced to sell at only $595,000.

Call 352-746-4116 for more information or to schedule a private viewing. Equity Membership available.

January 2011 PGA Tour Events
Jan. 7-10
Hyundai Tournament of Champions
Kapalua Resort; Kapalua, HI
Televised by The Golf Channel

Jan. 13-16
Sony Open
Waialae Country Club; Honolulu, HI
Televised by The Golf Channel

Jan. 19-23
Bob Hope Classic
PGA West-Palmer Private,
PGA West-Nicklaus Private,
La Quinta Country Club,
Silver Rock; Palm Springs, Calif.
Televised by The Golf Channel

Jan. 27-30
Farmers Insurance Open
Torrey Pines Golf Club; La Jolla, Calif.
Televised by The Golf Channel and CBS

For a full list of 2011 PGA Tour Events, go to PGA Tour Schedule

Fun Sites for the Avid Golfer
Eyespygolf.com. A directory of over 16,000 golf courses. Is your favorite course included?

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