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Why Golf Pros Flock to Jupiter

Associated Press

There has been such an influx of tour pros over the past five years into the Jupiter area that Isleworth (Tiger Woods' former community in greater Orlando) and Lake Nona (Ernie Els' old U.S. base) have been replaced by Medalist (Tiger's new club) and The Bear's Club (home course for Els, Rory McIlroy and Luke Donald) as stomping grounds for the world's best golfers. There is even talk of a Tavistock Cup-like competition between Medalist and Bear's Club or, on a less public level, a home-and-away series between Tiger and Rory -- loser buys at the Capital Grille. "I think having [McIlroy] down there, I'm sure we'll have a few dinners together and certainly hang out a bit more," Woods says.

Further validation for the area as golf's hot spot came...

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