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WINTER/SPRING 2020

EXPERIENCE THE MEMBER MAGAZINE

Membership: Passing on a Club Tradition

American Women's Tennis

On The Rise Again

Longboat Ke y Clu b Mo ori ng s The Best Kept Secret


COLLECTIVE, EXCLUSIVE VENUES ALL IN ONE EXCEPTIONAL LOCATION

From the moment your toes hit the sand, you’ll know you’ve arrived in paradise. Let us provide the backdrop for your dream wedding. 2


ARE YOUR LOVED ONES PLANNING FOR THEIR BIG DAY?

With over 400 acres of property we have a variety of venue options for the Big Day! Whatever the wedding style, from vibrant lawn spaces, intimate dining rooms, a Tuscan-inspired courtyard, marina views, white sand beaches, and lavish ballrooms– there is surely something to please!

MEMBER REFERAL PROGRAM

As a member, when you refer a friend or relative that holds an event at Longboat Key Club,

YOU WILL RECEIVE 10% OF THE EVENT VALUE! The value amount will be applied to your Food and Beverage minimum after the event has actualized. *This offer may not be redeemed for cash. Restrictions apply.

FOR MORE DETAILS CONTACT 941.387.1609 | EVENTS@LONGBOATKEYCLUB.COM


Membership / Moorings / Dine / Tennis / Golf / Spa / Fitness / At a Glance

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P l e a se Joi n Us I n Welcomi n g Ou r

Newest Members SOCIAL

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Darrell & Betsy Horn – Memphis, TN Richard & Kim Lyons – Longboat Key, FL Arnold Berns – Sarasota, FL Ron & Cathy Darilek – Longboat Key, FL Frank & Kathleen Garcia – Houston, TX Livingston & Saranne Kosberg – Houston, TX Jeffrey & Tracy Tushar – Newtown, PA Michael & Karen Leone – Geneva, IL John & Lisa Ring – Alexandria, VA David & Suzanne Moore – Glenview, FL Mark & Meg Hausberg – Longboat Key, FL Bill & Kathleen Humphrey – North Easton, MA Marshall & Laura Dinerman – Atlanta, GA Rick & Joan Kay – Franklin Lakes, NJ Robert Viragh – Pacific, MD Joseph & Barbara Justiz – Roslyn, NY Marci Carter & Kerwin Silfies – Sarasota, FL Sandra Palmer – Sarasota, FL David & Sheila Rocchio – Carmel, IN Sharyn & Glen Gale – Sarasota, FL Simon & Monica Gill – Darien, CT Ales & Lenka Graf – Longboat Key, FL Alan & Ruthie Shor – Dallas, TX

GOLF Jeff & Joanie Spalter – Chatham, MA Andrew & Jill Anderson – Piney Point, MD Steve & Nancy Goldstein – Ann Arbor, MI Stephen & Mary Golia – Verona, NJ Victor Keen – Philadelphia, PA Bruce & Jen Natale – Great River, NY Allan & Sherri Goldman – Brielle, NJ Tim & Susie Randall – Longboat Key, FL

James & Vikki Black – Scarsdale, NY Henry & Jennifer Wang – Longboat Key, FL

UPGRADES Ken & Diane Richter – Upgraded to Full Matt & Sharon Price – Upgraded to Full Brian & Amy Rivotto – Upgraded to Full Christopher & Cathy Goglia – Upgraded to Full Jay & Jacklyn Dedrick – Upgraded to Full Bruce & Ann Miller – Upgraded to Full Jim & Janet Riehl – Upgraded to Golf George & Lynda Repchick – Upgraded to Golf Leon & Marysue Wechsler – Upgraded to Golf Stephen & Barbara Mason – Upgraded to Golf Doug & Carolyn Ann Holder – Upgraded to Golf Michael & Elaine Chicon – Upgraded to Golf Joe & Holly McDonough – Upgraded to Golf Don & Susan O'Callaghan – Upgraded to Golf Les & Lori Ireland – Upgraded to Golf David & Pam Sowder – Upgraded to Golf Richard & Nancy Rae – Upgraded to Golf Bob & Amanda Farnsworth – Upgraded to Golf Joseph & Kathleen Schena – Upgraded to Golf Grant & Carolyn Kief – Upgraded to Golf Lee-Ann Corry – Upgraded to Tennis

REFERRALS

TENNIS Darryl & Maria Levine – Longboat Key, FL Dan & Kristi Matula – Longboat Key, FL Dan & Peggy West – Clayton, MO Clare & Roberto Arguedas – Sarasota, FL Joe & Julie Bradley – Gilford, NH David & Caroline Bartholomew – Nashville, TN Danene & Paul Jaffe – Webster, MA

Allen Lichter Barbara Miller Damian Bruschi David Citron Derek & Rhonda Lambert Don Kreiss George & Maureen Watterson Ingrid Caruso Janet & Steve Walter Jerry Bergman Jerry Flum & Barbara Schwartz John King, Michael Hargarten John McDonnell

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Judy Kepecz-Hays Julie Klick Ken & Mary Bennett Kenneth Seitz Lee Rugh Mark Smotkin Michael Leone Michael Miller Noel Flagg Nora Johnson Paul & Cathy Tomass Richard E. Perlman Roger & Linda Lutz Steve & Janet Walter


Inside This Edition page 12. key player winners

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THE MEMBERSHIP REPORT

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DEPARTMENTS

Join Us In Welcoming Our Newest Members

THE TOTAL PACKAGE At Longboat Key Club

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MEET OUR NEW MANAGING DIRECTOR

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KEY PLAYER WINNERS

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2020 MEMBERSHIP UPGRADE PROGRAM

Longboat Key Club Contacts

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page 30. what is a pilates reformer?

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Rick Konsavage

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FOOD & BEVERAGE OUTLET DRESS CODE

Incentives & Information

A MESSAGE FROM JONATHAN LESTER Director of Membership


page 38. passing on a club tradition

page 52. terry's news from the course!

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SPA SPECIALS

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MEMBERSHIP:

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LONGBOAT KEY CLUB MOORINGS

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AMERICAN WOMEN'S TENNIS... ON THE RISE AGAIN

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MEET TINA STRALEY

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January – April 2020 The Best Kept Secret...

Marina Service Manager

WHAT IS A PILATES REFORMER? MORE IMPORTANTLY, WHY SHOULD YOU USE IT? by Danielle White

Passing on a Club Tradition

by Briana François

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TERRY'S NEWS FROM THE COURSE!

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AT A GLANCE

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Improve Your Game At The Club Membership Events Revisited

Winter/Spring 2020


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Th e s e a r e r e s o r t r e n d e r i n g s o f a p l a n n e d 2 0 2 0 r e n o v a t i o n a t Th e R e s o r t a t L o n g b o a t K e y C l u b d o n e b y Tr u E x C u l l i n s A r c h i t e c t u r e a n d I n t e r i o r D e s i g n . R o o m f e a t u r e s a n d d e s i g n a r e s u b j e c t t o c h a n g e .

Photography

Graphic Design Manager LIZ BRIGHT

Lead Graphic Designer SHANNON YODER

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PAPPHOTO / SHANNON YODER DAN WADE / ALISA SUE PHOTOGRAPHY CHRISTOPHER MCNAMARA


DE pa rtm e n ts GOLF

MEMBERSHIP

Accounting . . .................................................................... 941-387-1593 Sales and Information................................................. 941-387-1661 Member Events.............................................................. 941-387-1662

Links on Longboat Pro Shop....................................941-387-1632 Harbourside Pro Shop ................................................ 941-387-1631

RESORT

The Tennis Gardens.......................................................941-387-1633

Resort. . ................................................................................ 941-383-8821 Concierge. . ...................................................... 941-383-8821 ext. 1110 Resort Reservations......................................................941-387-1597

MARINA

Sales and Leasing ....................................................... 941-383-8383

TENNIS

F I T N E S S A N D S PA

The Fitness Center........................................................ 941-387-1656 The Spa.. ..............................................................................941-387-1587

DINING

Portofino Ristorante................................................... 941-383-1900 Spike ‘n Tees.................................................................... 941-387-1640 The Tavern & Whiskey Bar......................................... 941-387-1650

MEMBER & HOLIDAY EVENT RESERVATION POLICY: Event reservations/cancellations are required 5 days prior to the event. A 7 day cancelation is required for New Years Eve. Holiday events and most member events will be open for reservations beginning 60 days in advance. Times and locations subject to change. Final confirmation email will review dates, times, and locations, and will serve as an acceptance of attendance.

Please note: If you are eligible for The Platinum 20% Food & Beverage member discount, it is not applicable to most Member events. For event reservations and more details, call the Membership office at 941-387-1662, email Membership@longboatkeyclub.com or sign up online via the Members Only Website or Phone App.

RESTAURANT OUTLET HOLIDAY RESERVATION POLICY: A 48-hour cancellation notice is required for holiday reservations in Club restaurants to avoid a charge of $75 per person for a no-show reservation. All reservations/cancellations must be made directly through the restaurant. The cancellation policy applies to the following holidays: Easter Weekend including Friday, Mother’s Day, July 4th and Weekends nearest, Thanksgiving and Weekend to include Friday, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day.

CLUB MEMBER RESORT BENEFITS Don’t forget! If you stay at the hotel, be sure to use your Longboat Key Club app or member card for charging in lieu of your room key to ensure the F&B spending is applied to your minimum.

Exclusive offerings are available to you when you book a stay at The Resort at Longboat Key Club: Best Available Rate Upgrades upon arrival (based on availability) • •

Please Mention the Owner & Club Association Discount.

For more information, call Jonathan Lester, Director of Membership, (941) 387-1661 or email jl@longboatkeyclub.com. 9 | CLUB EXPERIENCE MAGAZINE

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Membership / Moorings / Dine / Tennis / Golf / Spa / Fitness / At a Glance

The Total Package AT T H E LO N G B O AT K E Y C LU B

• BEACH VIP EXPERIENCES: Take advantage of beach VIP experiences with Champagne, king size beds, kayaks, paddleboards, cornhole, connect 4, volleyball, and cabanas. • BOATING: Boat in for lunch and/or dinner at Longboat Key Club Moorings (see pg. 22 for more on the Marina) • BOCCE BALL COURT: At the Marina. • COMPLIMENTARY GOLF PRACTICE: Social and Tennis Members may use the golf practice facilities complimentary. Lessons and clinics are available at a fee. • SOCIAL MEMBERS: Take Tennis lessons and clinics all year at Harbourside. • CUSTOM CONFECTIONS: Our bakeshops professional pastry team makes about 95% of our desserts and confections from scratch! Did you know you may order cakes and other desserts including custom cakes? • BEACH YOGA: We hold yoga almost every morning between the Mind & Motion Studio and the beach, during season. • MEDITATE: Meditation labyrinth at Islandside • THE PIZZA CRAFT AT PORTOFINO: Our pizzas at Portofino are made from scratch and by our very own Pizza Chef. • CARD TABLES: Permanent card tables have been added to the Ladies Locker Room at Harbourside. • WEDNESDAYS GAME DAY: We hold a Game Day every Wednesday (in season) where you may have fun playing anything from Bridge and Mahjungg to Scrabble and Chess.

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MEET OUR NEW MANAGING DIRECTOR AT THE LONGBOAT KEY CLUB.

Dear Valued Members, It is with excitement, honor, and pleasure that I join you as your New Managing Director at the Longboat Key Club. I am looking forward to meeting everyone and getting to know you and your family. I have high expectations for a bright, fun, and enjoyable club experience now and into the future. I would also like to take a moment to thank all the members I have had the pleasure of meeting thus far. Your warm welcomes are appreciated as I make my transition into the Longboat Key Club family. This is now my new home and I will strive to keep our Club one of the premier clubs in the country! We have an exciting 2020 on the horizon with all the new upgrades and additions coming soon! As we undergo this world-class renovation, I plan to focus on Member feedback and ensure continuous communication on the transformation of the resort center and pool. I truly appreciate your membership and I will continue to work hard to provide our members with a most enjoyable club experience. Let the good times roll in 2020!

Rick Konsavage Managing Director


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to our 2019 Q2 Key Player Winners The purpose of the Key Player program is to recognize employees who have worked in an exceptional manner by exemplifying outstanding service through his or her work and exhibiting a positive and supportive attitude.

HEART OF HOUSE: left Beatriz Padilla

FRONT OF HOUSE: middle Dennis Vargo

MANAGER OF THE QUARTER: Right Nancy Purvis

DROPBOX LOCATIONS: Longboat Key Club Moorings, The Tennis Gardens, and the Island House Membership Lobby.

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Fo o d & B e v e ra g e O u t l e t

DRESS CODE

As a reminder to our Members, please be aware of the following dress code guidelines in other areas at the Club.

Golf and Country Club attire. Dress denim, denim couture, dress shorts and collared shirts with sleeves for men are acceptable. Frayed, ripped or torn denim is not acceptable. Tank tops for men or T- shirts with vulgar or suggestive logos are also not acceptable.

Fitness Center and Mind & Motion Studio: Appropriate dress is required at all times. No swimwear, midriff baring shirts, cutoff jeans, belts or street wear. Members must wear a rubber soled athletic shoe. The Spa Check-in and Island House Public Areas: Shirts and footwear are required. Appropriate cover-ups must be worn over bathing suits.

Slacks or dress shorts, collared shirts or appropriate T-shirts. Dress denim and denim couture are acceptable, frayed, ripped or torn denim is not acceptable. Tank tops for men and T-shirts with vulgar or suggestive logos are also not acceptable.

Golf Courses and Driving Ranges: Golfers must wear appropriate attire. Soft spike or spikeless shoes will be required of all Members and guests without exception. Shorts are permissible for both men and women golfers provided they are in keeping with good taste. Swimwear, short-shorts, blue jeans, cutoff tee shirts, halter tops and mesh shirts will not be permitted. Shirts, blouses or sweaters must be worn at all times. All men’s shirts must have a collar or mock-style collar.

Casual wear. Shirts, pants or skirts and shoes required.

The Owner reserves the right to determine the appropriateness of all attire and will refuse play to individuals in violation.

Harbourside Ballroom: Resort Casual* and Country Club attire. Dress denim and denim couture are acceptable only.

The Tennis Gardens Courts: Tennis attire only will be permitted on the courts. No swimwear, cutoffs, gym shorts, street pants or Bermuda shorts. Appropriate tennis footwear is required. The Owner reserves the right to determine appropriateness of attire and will refuse play to individuals in violation.

*Resort casual is defined as slacks or dress shorts and collared shirts with sleeves for men. For women, casual dresses or a blouse with slacks, skirt or dress shorts is appropriate. Footwear and shirts are required at all of the above outlets. Hats may not be worn in the dining rooms during dinner service.

Resort Lobby: Shirts and footwear are required. Appropriate cover-ups must be worn over bathing suits.

Cell phone use is not allowed in the dining rooms. Please silence your phones upon entering the dining rooms.

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BOOK CLUB JANUARY, 9 TH 2020 The Library Book by Susan Olean, Facilitator Maureen Shea-Rosenfield

FEBRUARY, 13 TH 2020 The Nickel Boys by Colson Whitehead, Facilitator Karen Case

MARCH, 5 TH 2020 Say Nothing, by Patrick Radden Keefe, Facilitator Tina Lieberman

APRIL, 2 ND 2020 The Winter Soldier, by Daniel Mason, Facilitator Andy Hartman For location and additional information or to make a reser vation,

VISIT THE MEMBERS ONLY WEBSITE OR APP, CALL 941.387.1662 OR E M A I L M E M B E R S H I P @ L O N G B O AT K E YC L U B . C O M


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M E M B E R S H I P U P G RA D E P RO G RA M I NC E N T I V E S & I N FO R M AT I ON U P G R A D E Y O U R M E M B E R S H I P T O D AY !

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GOLF MEMBERS enjoy:

• Unlimited golf play with 3 day advance tee times • Golf reciprocal play at 26 local private clubs May - October.

UPGRADE

UPGRADE

(up to $10,000 value based on '19/'20 dues)

FULL MEMBERS enjoy:

• Unlimited tennis play with 3 day advance court reservations and unlimited golf play with 7 day advance tee times • Golf reciprocal play at 20+ local private clubs May - October. • Option to add adult children to Membership

UPGRADE

SOCIAL

TENNIS TO GOLF MEMBERSHIP

Pay initiation difference of $15,000 Pay only tennis dues for Oct. 2019 to Sept. 2020 dues year.

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SOCIAL TO GOLF MEMBERSHIP

Pay initiation difference of $16,000 Social dues through September, 30th 2020 dues year.

SOCIAL TO FULL MEMBERSHIP

Pay initiation difference of $21,000 / Pay only social dues for Oct. 2019 to Sept. 2020 dues year.

(up to $10,000 value based on '19/'20 dues)

UPGRADE

TENNIS TO FULL MEMBERSHIP

Pay initiation difference of $20,000 / Pay only Tennis dues for Oct. 2019 to Sept. 2020 dues year.

(up to $10,000 value based on '19/'20 dues)

UPGRADE

GOLF TO FULL MEMBERSHIP

Pay initiation difference of $5,000 / Receive a $1,000.00 spending credit.

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UPGRADED MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS BEGIN IMMEDIATELY Upgrade period ends September 30, 2020.

FULL

FOR ADDITIONAL DETAILS CONTACT Jonathan Lester, Director of Membership at (941) 387-1661 or email jl@longboatkeyclub.com

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A SEASON IN FULL SWING! have common threads where you will find a bevy of similarities and become the best of friends. In my two years as our Membership Director, I have been captivated by their journeys. So please take advantage of our social outings and get to know your fellow members as they have amazing stories to tell!

Our season is in full swing already and our Beach Club Reception building is about to open! Our Brand-new Restaurant and two new lounges are a game-changer for all of us. We are truly turning a corner here at the Club with the investments made by the Club ownership and the experience promises to be the envy of the town. Be sure to explore the new facilities and also bring your friends and family to visit the Club to show off our new reality! Connections are what make us the most unique Club in southwest Florida. The diversity of our membership is what sets us apart from other clubs where we are not a homogenous Club. I mention that to say our Members are from all over the planet and have had fascinating and compelling stories about their journey to Longboat Key. Even though we are tremendously diverse, our Members

Another way to get to know your fellow members are our opt-in groups. We now have over 40 groups that get together. Opt-in events, in addition to our 250+ Member Events each year, include outings like trips to The Who, the Arcadia Rodeo, shows at the Asolo Rep Theater, Van Wezel, the Met at Cinebistro, the Dali Museum, and future outings like trips to hockey games, concerts, and shows at Amelie Arena. So come and join us, and take part in this year’s activities and welcome to the New Year. See you around the Club! Yours in hospitality,

Jonathan Lester

Director of Membership

NEW MEMBER REFERRAL REWARDS PROGRAM W E R E WA R D Y O U T H E F O L L OW I N G S P E N D I N G C R E D I T S : • $1,000 for Social/Tennis Members

• $2,000 for Golf Members

• $2,500 for Full Members

There are TWO ways to claim a referral. ONE, contact the Membership Office with the name of your prospect. We will register you for the referral after checking if the prospect was in contact with the office previously. or TWO, by having the prospective member mention YOU on the Membership Application upon joining.

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JANUARY/FEBRUARY • 100-minute Couples Ritual Immerse yourself in all things relaxation during this massage ritual. Enjoy a relaxing scalp massage, invigorating foot scrub, and back masque to compliment this full-body Swedish massage. $

550 per couple + service charge

MARCH/APRIL • 80-minute Berry Mimosa Facial Whether you’re looking for a facial to target anti-aging, brightening, or acne the Berry Mimosa will be beneficial. The Superberry antioxidant mask will leave your skin healthy and glowing. Enjoy 25% off all Circadia products with purchase of the Berry Mimosa Facial. $

230 + service charge

*No additional discounts apply. 18% service charge added in addition to cost of packages. 19 | CLUB EXPERIENCE MAGAZINE

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20TH ANNUAL

PRO-MEMBER

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$55++ PER PLAYER

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A TREASURE TROVE AWA I T S D I S C O V E R Y.

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Ship’s Store

There’s something for everyone at Longboat Key Club’s best kept secret. Men’s and women’s swimwear, sun protection clothing, children’s swimwear and toys, hostess gifts, great sunglasses and fun stuff you cannot do without.

Only at the Marina.

C O M E J O I N U S B Y T H E WAT E R ! 2630 Harbouside Drive 941.383.8383

OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK FROM 8 AM - 5 PM


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Harbourside PORTOFINO RESTAURANT AND BAR Always delish for dinner Tuesday through Sunday. Now, add in lunch Thursday through Sunday after your Pickleball match. BOCCE COURT - Invite the gang over for Saturday morning bocce and then take a dip in the pool. BATH HOUSE - Enjoy a hot shower before drinks and dinner at Portofino. POOL SERVICE - Until 5 pm at the marina village Heated pool and hot tub is available from dawn to dusk. PICKLEBALL - Club meets on Tuesday and Thursday at 9. Beginner play, first Monday of the month.

And no more hunting around if you are a boater. We've got what you need! ON-SITE SERVICE DEPARTMENT - Open Monday through Friday for parts and service. SALES AND LEASING OFFICE - Keep your boat at the marina, easier and you will use it more! YACHT BROKERAGE - Ready for a change? See what yachts the Club brokerage has listed. FUEL DOCK - Valve-Tech fuels available 7 days a week (members only take advantage of a 10% discount.)

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COMPLIMENTARY SHUTTLE throughout the Resort and to St. Armands. COMPLIMENTARY BICYCLES - Just sign out at the marina office and off you go!

Driving Range

FANTASTIC BIRD WATCHING along the east side of the marina in the mangroves COIN LAUNDRY - An added convenience

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Meet Tina Straley

MARINA SERVICE MANAGER AT LONGBOAT KEY CLUB MOORINGS

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ife, Mother and Service Manager are all titles Tina Straley, Marina Service Manager says she doesn't take lightly.

In 1992, Tina recalls "I was a young newlywed with little experience but on the recommendation of a fellow classmate, I took a chance and interviewed for the position of accounting assistant. I overwhelmingly found myself the newest addition to the Marina." In just two short years, Tina made the transition from accounting into the role of Assistant Harbourmaster. During that time she welcomed a new addition to her family. Now well on her way, Tina had become a mother to Mackenzie, now 23. In 2002, ten years into Tina's time at the Marina, a decision was made to add a full-service department offering repairs and maintenance to their boaters. "Although nervous, I was older, wiser and prepared but most of all excited for the opportunity to structure and organize this new department," Tina said. "After 27 years, I still wake up excited to come to work and welcome every challenge," Tina notes with a proud smile. It’s fair to say the service department has been a tremendous success–now with seven valued team members. Today, Tina is confident in saying she has found what she was called to do as she cherishes everything about Longboat Key Club Moorings.

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Overnight & Long-term Dockage, Slip Sales & Yacht Brokerage Latitude 27°22.36N, Longitude 82°36.96W at ICW Marker 15, MM 79.5

48’ Sabre Express 2012

28’ Pursuit 280CC 2017 Asking $164,900

Asking $785,000

65’ Tollycraft Cockpit Motoryacht 1996 Owner is taking offers. $495,000.

Premium Slips Available Now!

53’ Hatteras MY 1987 Asking $275,000

42’ Manta Mark IV 2008 Asking $339,000

Slip O-12 for $110,000 50 x 22.5

Slip J-10, 70 ft x 21 ft. Asking $150,000

112’ Westport Pilothouse Motoryacht 2007

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112’ Westport Pilothouse Motoryacht 2016

Priced reduced to $4,995,000

Slip P-10, 45 ft. x 20 ft. Asking $74,000

Resort Amenities / Concierge / Ship’s Store / WiFi Heated Pool / Full, On-site Service Department

36’ Little Harbor/Hinckley Express 2002

46’ Robertson & Caine Powercat

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Contact Jennifer Wilson, Lic. Real Estate Broker jennifer.wilson@longboatkeyclub.com

60’ Hatteras Motoryacht 1989 Price reduced to $349,000

44’ Meridian 441 Sedan 2012 Asking $399,000

35’ Highlander Powercat 2006 Price reduced to $199,000

941.383.8383 • LongboatKeyMarina.com • TheMarina@LongboatKeyClub.com


Belleview Inn J A N U A RY 3 1 S T - F E B R U A RY 2 N D

Play golf at the oldest golf course in Florida at the BelleAir Country Club or spend a day at the Opal Sands and beach. To sign up, register on the Members Only Website or App, call 941.387.1662 or email membership@longboatkeyclub.com

Opal Sands Resort

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Nights WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 5TH | 6:00 PM HARBOURSIDE BALLROOM Line dancing, country music and cowfolk in boots. Entertainment, open bar, and dinner stations are included in the event price.

To sign up, register on the Members Only Website or App, call 941.387.1662 or email membership@longboatkeyclub.com

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TENNIS MIXED DOUBLES CHAMPIONSHIP F E B R U A RY

Bring your “A” game to this exciting club tournament.

FOR DETAILS, CALL 387-1633. FULL/TENNIS MEMBERSHIP NECESSARY

$55++

per person.

7 TH - 9 TH

9 AM | TENNIS GARDENS


Dinner & Dance Friday,

February 14th, 6 pm ďż˝ Harbourside Ballroom An elegant three course dinner with a live four-piece band playing your favorite dance songs.

$75++ per person includes dinner, dancing and open bar.

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What is Pilates Reformer? More importantly, why should you use it?

by Danielle White

The Pilates Reformer The Reformer has the potential to make a dramatic impression in the gym when you first see it, but even more on the body when you utilize it. Pilates Reformers have a bed-like frame with a flat platform called the carriage, which moves back and forth. This machine uses the Pilates technique incorporating springs, leverage and body weight creating resistance and targeting specific muscle groups for a challenging and intense workout. Exercises can be created in multiple positions based on which muscle groups you would like to target.

Pilates Reformers are probably the more recognized piece of pilates equipment known in the pilates fitness community–and there's good reason, but what is a Pilates Reformer?

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What are the key benefits of using the Pilates Reformer? The Reformer has the benefits of strength, balance, flexibility, and coordination which will dramatically improve after Reformer sessions. Overtime this is known to improve movement, posture and even pain relief related to physical imbalances in the body.

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Pilates Reformer instructor.

One of the best things about the reformer is its versatility. Most of the exercises deal with the pushing or pulling of the carriage and holding the carriage during an exercise. A variety of positions ranging from: sitting, standing, lying down, to perching on the ​ foot bar, and the shoulder blocks, offer a wide range of muscle groups to target. Exercises can be aimed at your core and abdominal muscles, hips, inner and outer thighs and your back.

LAUREN O'STRANDER

What muscle groups are most impacted by a Pilates Reformer workout?

Lauren O'Strander is our featured Pilates Reformer instructor. Lauren received her Comprehensive Pilates Certification from Studio 1 Pilates & Performance in Washington. Lauren has taught nationally and internationally since 2015. Lauren is a professional ballerina with the Sarasota Ballet and formerly with the National Ballet of Canada. Lauren also holds certifications for Personal Training and Fitness Nutrition for ISSA. Private sessions are available by appointment only with Lauren at The Fitness Center at Longboat Key Club.

50-minute $80/session

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50 ++

$

15.95 ++

$

per adult per child (5 - 12) Reservation Required

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70

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MEN’S CLUB

CHAMPIONSHIP

LUNCH provided each day. Full/Golf Membership necessary. $100 PER PLAYER. (All inclusive)

FRIDAY MARCH 6

SATURDAY MARCH 7

Day 1 18 holes Links on Longboat

Day 2 18 holes Harbourside

FOR DETAILS, CALL 941.387.1631.

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Wine Dinners

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AMERICAN STYLE February 21st

6:30 pm | Island House Dining Room This progressive dinner showcases great American Cabernet Sauvignons.

VivaEspana March 20th

6:30 pm | Resort Pool Deck Join us as we celebrate wines of Spain on our newly remodeled pool deck with tapas bar reception, Spanish inspired dinner and paired wines to follow.

ARGENTINE table Saturday, April 18th

6:30 pm • Longboat Key Club Beach Enjoy the beach sunset while sipping selected wines of Argentina at this churrasco style dinner.

$

140++ per dinner, per person

TO SIGN UP, REGISTER ON THE MEMBERS ONLY WEBSITE OR APP, CALL 941.387.1662 OR EMAIL MEMBERSHIP@LONGBOATKEYCLUB.COM


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e c n a D & r e nn i D Tuesday, March 17th 6 PM Harbourside Ballroom Come sing along and dance as we celebrate St Patrick's Day. Live Irish music by Trinity.

50++ per adult.

$

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MEMBERSHIP:

Passing on a club tradition

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embership Clubs have always been known for being prestigious, private, and filled with activities shared with friends old and new that hold common interests. Our exclusive membership experience has not only been enjoyed by members and their families, many of those; extended family members have gone on to become legacy members and continue to enjoy the Longboat Key Club lifestyle. Bill and Cathy Bishop, and Susan Vicari are just two examples of how the Longboat Key Club Legacy Membership is carried on. Joining the Longboat Key Club family in 2009, Bill and Cathy Bishop both found a membership lifestyle that suited their desires. Bill enjoys the benefits associated with the golf membership while Cathy delights in the more social aspects of the spousal Social Membership. 38

Following in Bill's and Cathy's footsteps, their daughter Jennifer Shimek and husband Rich also joined the Club just two years ago as summer members, and plan to upgrade once they retire. Kaitlin and Ryan, are the third generation, who love everything about the club, with hopes that they too carry on the family tradition of joining the Club. "Our experience with the club has been wonderful for our 10 years of membership. Our favorite activities include all golfing events, regular golf–3 times a week with the Bandits, tournaments and of course Twilight," says Bill. Cathy always tries to join Bill at the social following golf. "We actively participate every month in Trivia with our group called Luv n Par. We love to win but still have a great time if we don’t," he continued. The Bishops also enjoy attending many social events such as Bacchus on the Beach–an annual celebration event of food and wine held at the Club, Octoberfest, music events, and special bus activities. "We keep very busy," Bill states, decidedly.


Building memories create a lasting foundation for the future at the Club. Some of Bill and Cathy's best memories include representing their Club as Ambassadors for 2 years. "Terry’s Twilight events, especially this summer when I put together a family team of Jennifer, Kaitlin, Ryan and me. We won some great prizes and had a great time," Bill said. As for keeping up with traditions, the Bishop family joins together for a holiday dinner at Portofino every Christmas day. "Our memories must also include the countless number of people we have met during the years who have become close friends," Bill said.

Philip and Virginia M onnig

Bill Kathy, Ryan, Jennifer, & For the last two years, Jennifer and Rich have enjoyed a summer membership. "Jennifer loves our beach and restaurants, and Rich uses the gym every day when he is here. Kaitlin also is a beach person and loves the pizza at Portofino," Bill said with a reminiscent smile. "Ryan is our other golfer. You can find him on the practice range or golf course every day during the summer. He still beats his Grandpa," Bill exclaims. "Jennifer and Rich can’t wait to upgrade to a full-time membership. We hope our future with the Club is just as much fun as the last decade. More golf, more trips, more Trivia, more activities with our family and good health. We are so happy that we joined." Bill finishes.

Susan Vicari and her husband Joe, also legacy members at Longboat Key Club, have been members for several years now, following Susan's parents. Philip and Virginia Monnig joined the Club in 1987 when Philip retired. They had moved from Sioux City, Iowa and settled into the tropical lifestyle of Longboat Key. Philip and Virginia enjoyed the club amenities, often dining at The Grill–now The Tavern and Whisky Bar, and Spike 'n Tees for breakfast or lunch. "My mom passed in 2007, however, my dad remained a member until the fall of 2012. He broke his hip and resolved to move into a nursing home," Susan remembers. Philip passed in 2016. Philip loved to golf several times a week at the club with his regular group. His golf buddies were club members, Austin Dwyer, Jim Greer, Bob O’Brien, and Daniel Meehan. "His golf partners became his friends on Longboat Key–they socialized together and attended the same church, St. Mary Star of the Sea," Susan said.

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arina,thtehe m e h t d n a Portofintoaken over one ofts and w o n is t a h "w was aren boat picatsurveacations with– mSuy sap n Vicari. m Christm 1989." a c ir c , y il a f

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The large Monnig Family comprised of 7 children, their spouses, and their children–Philip and Virginia's grandchildren, celebrated Christmas together every other year on Longboat Key. "We have many years of wonderful memories from those times," Susan recalls. "My family still celebrates Christmas every year on Longboat Key," she continued.

Susan and her family also enjoy all the various dining options Longboat Key Club offers. They also enjoy various amenities such as The Spa, art classes, and the gym and fitness classes. At the top of their list are social events–especially Bacchus on the beach wine events. "We attended Bacchus last year for the first time and loved it. We’re attending again this year with friends," said Susan. "Everyone from the club has been so nice and helpful. We’re looking forward to enjoying the new and improved club for many years," Susan finishes.

Susan and her husband Joe joined the club several years ago when they heard about the legacy membership. They also have owned a condo on Longboat Key since 2003. "We try to spend as much time as we can here. Our two daughters have grown up with Longboat Key as their second home. Obviously, we love it here," Susan says. 40


LADIES’ MEMBER GUEST GOLF TOURNAMENT Thursday, March 19th “Let The Games Begin” Olympic Theme!

18 HOLES

9 HOLES

7:00 am Tavern Porch Photos, Shoe Fitting, Breakfast

Tavern Porch 8:30 am Photos, Shoe Fitting, Breakfast ..

8:30 am Harbourside Tee Time

Harbourside 10:00 am Tee Time...

12:30 pm Harbourside Ballroom Lunch $

100 (18-Holes) inclusive per person

Full/Golf Membership necessary.

Harbourside Ballroom 1:00 pm Lunch .. $

80 (9-Holes) inclusive per person Full/Golf Membership necessary.

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Men’s Member Guest

Golf Tournament Thursday, March 19th Practice Round Harbourside or Links 1:00 pm

MARCH

“Stag Night” 5:30 pm

19TH 21ST

Friday, March 20th Breakfast Harbourside Ballroom

THROUGH

7:30 am - 8:30 am Play 18-holes Links on Longboat 9:00 am Lunch 11:30 am Saturday, March 21st Harbourside Breakfast 7:00 am - 8:00 am 27-Holes 8:30 am Grand March 3:00 pm Awards 4:00 pm

FULL/GOLF MEMBERSHIP NECESSARY.

650 inclusive for Member and his guest.

$

FOR DETAILS, CALL 941-387-1631 OR EMAIL TERRY.OHARA@LONGBOATKEYCLUB.COM


TENNIS DOUBLES

CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP Friday, March 20th through Sunday, March 22nd 9:30 am The Tennis Gardens

$55++ per person

includes lunch and open bar.

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American Womens Tennis... On The Rise Again by Briana François

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f you've seen headlines recently or read tennis recaps from the Opens a consistent theme has formed: American womens tennis has seen a resurgence. Resurgence may be a bit of a misnomer as American women (or more specifically the Williams sisters) have consistently been at the top of WTA tennis rankings. American mens tennis may be due for a resurgence and we've been long-suffering in that area, but nothing looms on the horizon.

Keys has been ranked in the top 25 since 2015 and her highest ranking was #7. Keys best tournament was in 2017. That year she made it to the finals of the U.S. Open. Next on the ever-growing list is 18-year-old Amanda Anisimova from Aventura, Florida. She is the second-youngest player ranked in the top 100 by the WTA. Amanda won her first tour tournament in April 2019. If you're trying to spot a trend, it's not too hard. All of these players are young and are beginning to mature at a relatively early age in their careers - in many cases you see this happening earlier than their predecessors. This makes the possibility of becoming even more formidable players as time passes more and more likely. These players are disciplined, showing great versatility in playing offensively and defensively, and are exhibiting a level of consistency in play that's reminiscent of the Williams sisters.

When you look at American womens tennis, the winning and success has started to spread out more broadly. The Williams sisters may have been a catalyst, but these women are holding their own and exceeding expectations in a variety of ways. Sofia “ Sonya� Kenin, 20 years old from Pembroke Pines, Florida has had an unbelievable year. She has won three WTA singles titles as well as two in doubles, all five of which came in 2019. These impressive stats bring her to #12. Right behind Kenin is #13 Madison Keys. 44


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Cori “CoCo” Gauff of Delray Beach, Florida, as an example, is the youngest player ranked in the top 100 by the WTA. She has a career-high ranking of No. 69 in the world. She's been the breakout player this year in singles and doubles with her partner Caty McNally of Cincinnati, OH. Were it not for the age eligibility rule of the WTA (no more than 13 pro tournaments before age 17 in one year), Gauff would have had more time seasoning on the circuit. Although Naomi Osaka represents Japan, her roots definitely spring from the United States as she's lived most of her life in Boca Raton. Coming off of wins in the China Open, Osaka is already the second highest paid woman in the sport, behind Serena Williams. It looks like the trend of Americans competing and oftentimes dominating the tour will continue with this new generation of players.

BRIANA FRANÇOIS

riana François is a USPTA Professional with over 20 years of experience. Throughout her tenure, Briana has served as the Summer Camp Director and Teaching Professional at Longboat Key Club. She also has served as the Director of Junior Tennis at Celsius Tennis Academy in Sarasota.

As the Founder of B. Kids 501 (c)3, a free youth tennis and tutoring program done for needs-based and at-risk kids in the community of Sarasota, Briana has impacted over 200 students. Briana also has experience coaching. She coached at the University of Akron and has worked as a private personal coach. As a former Women's Tennis Association (WTA) player, Briana ranked in singles and doubles competition and was top 10 NCAA Division. In addition to her teach­ing and playing experience, Briana has developed both Youth and Adult Tennis and other Sports Programs for organizations such as Carnival Cruise Line, Learning Care Group, and non-profit organizations in the United States. Briana also holds a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology from Ohio State University. We are excited by the wealth of experience and energy Briana brings to The Tennis Gardens. We ask for your support and enthusiasm as Briana transitions into her new role. Please join us in officially welcoming Briana to Longboat Key Club.


MAR 28TH

4 PM ISLAND HOUSE FOYER

TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING

$

325.00

Beer, wine and snacks served on the bus ride to Tampa. Each ticket includes a Club Level seat in a private loft. A catered premium meal, full bar and round trip transportation from Longboat included. All Ticket Sales are Final!!

BUS TRANSPORT TO TAMPA

NEW YORK RANGERS

TO RSVP PLEASE CALL 941-387-1662 OR EMAIL MEMBERSHIP@LONGBOATKEYCLUB.COM.


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Local craft beers, a bourbon bar, and mouthwatering barbecue combined with classic American fare sets the stage for a perfect night under the stars. Live blues performance by Skyway. To sign up, register on the Members Only Website or App, call 941.387.1662 or email membership@longboatkeyclub.com

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60.00 ++

per person

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Passover Seder

Dinner

Read, Sing, Dine, & Celebrate The Festival of Freedom! Wednesday, April 8, 2020 Harbourside Ballroom Gathering & Cocktails 6:00 pm Seder Service 6:30 pm Dinner 7:00 pm

$65++

per adult

$25++

per child (ages 5-12)

Includes dinner, wine service and open bar. Seder led by Roz Goldberg.

To sign up, register on the Members Only Website or App, call 941.387.1662 or email membership@longboatkeyclub.com

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LOBSTER BEACH DINNER Friday, April 10th

Enjoy an old fashioned seafood dinner on the beach featuring grilled New England Lobster, clams, peel and eat shrimp and steamed corn. $

65 ++ per adult / $30 ++ per child (ages 5-12) includes live entertainment and open bar.

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Sunday, April 12th Links on Longboat Practice Tee 9 am • Childrens Easter Activities 10 am • Egg Hunt Begins (Complimentary) Enjoy an Easter egg hunt and children’s activities. Meet the Easter Bunny. Complimentary pastries and beverages. For information call 941-387-1662 or email membership@longboatkeyclub.com.


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Sunday Brunch Sunday, April 12 th Harbourside Ballroom Seatings Start 11:30 am seatings proceed each half hour

Keepsake family photographs are included in this extravagant brunch offering carving stations, salad stations, raw bar and an elaborate dessert display. There is something for everyone.

TO RSVP, CALL 941-387-1662 OR

65.00++ per adult $

25.00++ per child $

MEMBERSHIP@LONGBOATKEYCLUB.COM.

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Terry's News from the Course!

As many of you are returning for another season at the club, this is a great time to start thinking about kicking off the season with the correct fundamentals. Our amazing Club teaching professionals consist of Director of Instruction, Barry Cheesman (right), Jane Sirmons (center) and Steve Arnold (left). Mark Arnold (not pictured) will be returning the end of January for a three-month stay. Between the four of our teaching professionals, they have over 110 years of teaching experience. Barry Cheesman Director of Instruction

Club Pro players. He also has been a PGA member for over 30 years. Using Flightscope technology for all of his lessons, Barry helps all of his students improve their gold game. Barry is available seven days a week and offers both private and group lessons.

Barry enters his fifth year in his current role at the club and has spent twenty years between the PGA and the Nike Tours. Barry's best PGA Tour was a 3rd place finish winning two Nike Tour events. For the past ten years, Barry has won numerous titles in the North Florida PGA and is known throughout the country as one of the best

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IMPROVE YOUR GAME AT THE CLUB Steve Arnold

Jane Sirmons

Stephen Arnold is a full-time instructor, originally from Langhorne, Pennsylvania, and has been teaching in Florida for the last eight years. After playing collegiately for East Tennessee State and Villanova University, he turned professional in 2008 and played full time for three years before moving to Sarasota and starting his teaching career in 2011. As a former player, Stephen takes a holistic approach to golf instruction. Utilizing technology like Trackman, SAM Puttlab and Kmotion he is able to assess a student's game and create a plan for progress. Stephen's instruction works on every area of the game from full swing and technique to short game, putting, biomechanics, course management, club fitting, and statistical analysis. In an effort to reach their goals and lower their handicap as quickly as possible, every plan that Stephen creates is designed specifically for each student. Stephen is PGA Class "A" professional, certified Trackman Level II, SAM Puttlab Level II, Callaway Fitting, Edel Fitting and is currently working on certifications in TPI and Kmotion to be better able to help every type of student and body. As someone who still competes regularly, Stephen knows how important golf is to every one of his students and continues to improve and add to his teaching toolbox to be able to have a solution to any issue for any student. Stephen is a year-round teacher at Longboat Key Club. Lessons can be booked for an individual issue, a full evaluation and program design, club fitting or playing lesson. To book an appointment Call (215)-813-0237 or email StephenArnoldFGPC@gmail.com

A Florida native, Jane began playing golf at age 10. After a successful junior golf career, she attended Florida International University. It was there she honed her skills as a player and developed a passion for instruction, a passion that has not faded through the decades. She was privileged to study under Mary Oagraedt, the only person ever to receive all three LPGA Teaching and Club Professional top honors: National Teacher of the Year, National Coach of the Year and National Professional of the Year. After graduating from college, Jane qualified for the LPGA Tour. Her career was cut short by injury, but led Jane back to teaching, and directly to the Longboat Key Club. While here Jane has taught thousands of students, from age 3 to 98, beginners to elite, some legally blind and also those who spoke no English (one both!). It was here that Jane won PGA Teacher of the Year for the Southwest Chapter. Along with teaching, Jane believes it is important for PGA Professionals to keep their playing skills sharp. She played in several tournaments over the summer, winning the 2019 Lincoln Women's Senior Met Open by three strokes. Junior Golf is very special and important to Jane. She received Honorable Mention in the Top 50 US Kids Instructors in the world. She coaches a very successful PGA Junior League team at Cold Spring, undefeated this season, winning the League. Jane was also selected as Captain of the All-Star team. We welcome PGA Professional, Jane Sirmons returning November 1st for her 30th season at the Longboat Key Club! Jane looks forward to returning to the beautiful Longboat Key Club, seeing old friends and making new ones. She will be returning from her summer position at Cold Spring Country Club on Long Island, where she serves as Director of Instruction. Jane can be reached at 941-720-4589 or by email at JaneSirmons@pga.com

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TENNIS April 6 - April 17 Monday - Friday | The Tennis Gardens Little league: 2:30 pm - 3:00 pm Juniors Clinics: 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm Great fun in a learning environment. Our young players learn stroke production, footwork, strategy, the need for good physical conditioning and much more during their fun in the sun clinic. Sign up for one day or for a week and enjoy learning and playing tennis. Truly a sport for a lifetime.

25++ per player, per one hour clinic

$

Spring Junior Clinics

FOR DETAILS OR TO REGISTER, CALL 941-387-1633.

GOLF March 17 - April 11 2:00 pm • Tuesdays | 1:00 pm • Saturdays Harbourside Golf Junior golfers get out on the courses to learn the fundamentals of the game while having a great time with their buddies! Topics will include safety, putting, chipping, how to read the course as well as learning the art of club selection. After an initial skills evaluation with one of our Golf Pros, well-matched groups will be formed and taken out for real-time practice on the courses or driving range. This is a great way to keep the younger players engaged and help advance their skills in a relaxing and challenging way.

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Thursday, April 30th The Tennis Gardens “Let The Games Begin” Join us for a fun filled day of tennis, fashion, great food and friends.This 2020 Olympics themed event is sure to be a hit! 9:00 am Check-In and Team Photo 10:30 am Tournament 1:00 pm Lunch 65.00++ per person.

$

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Pumpkin Carving Lunch (Oct. 2019) Tennis Association Fall Frolic (Nov. 2019)

Men's Member Guest Golf Tournament (Mar. 2019)

Tennis Association Fall Frolic (Nov. 2019)

Firepit Beach Barbecue (Mar. 2019)

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Memorial Day Beach Barbecue (May. 2019)

Pumpkin Carving Lunch (Oct. 2019)

Tennis Association Fall Frolic (Nov. 2019)

Memorial Day Beach Barbecue (May. 2019)

Halloween Tennis Round Robin (Oct. 2019)

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Tennis Association Fall Frolic (Nov. 2019)

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Halloween Tennis Round Robin (Oct. 2019)

Men's Member Guest Golf Tournament (Mar. 2019)

Tennis Association Fall Frolic (Nov. 2019)

Fork & Vine: Plancha & Paella (May. 2019)

Pumpkin Carving Lunch (Oct. 2019)

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Pumpkin Carving Lunch (Oct. 2019)

Men's Member Guest Golf Tournament (Mar. 2019)

Halloween Tennis Round Robin (Oct. 2019) Tennis Association Fall Frolic (Nov. 2019)

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Pumpkin Carving Lunch (Oct. 2019)

Halloween Tennis Round Robin (Oct. 2019)

Arcadia Rodeo (Oct. 2019) Twilight Golf (Oct. 2019)

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Men's Member Guest Golf Tournament (Mar. 2019)

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