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DAY PLANNING A day in the life at WaterSound Beach Club.

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HAPPY TRAILS Exploring the network of trails in Northwest Florida.

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MAP OF US Our Members hail from all over the country.

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CBA The Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance monitors and protects local waters.

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MARGARITAVILLE New building project could bring food, fun — and music, of course.

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FRIENDLY SKIES Take a peek at where Members have been jetting.

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EMPLOYEE SPOTLIGHT Get to know Barry Webb, Director of Tennis.

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GROUPER DELISH Chef Preetam gives you a behindthe-scenes look at one of the Beach Club’s most popular dishes.

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GIFT GUIDE What looks cool as winter approaches?

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MEMBERSHIP Find out what Membership in The Clubs by JOE means for you.

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CAMP CREEK At long last, a refurbished Camp Creek is open for business.

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TIPS FROM THE PROS Don’t let greenside bunkers slow you down.

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MEMBER SPOTLIGHT NFL standout Ricardo Allen and wife Grace have found their forever home, while still helping those in need. EVENT CALENDAR Take a look at what’s on tap as 2021 rolls around.

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In 1986, an ad agency hired a little-known talent who would become the voice of one of the simplest, yet effective, marketing campaigns in hotel history. Motel 6’s “We’ll leave the light on for you” campaign, known for its catchy tune and the distinct voice and ad-libbing talent of Tom Bodett, reassured you that they would do what they say. Why did such a simple slogan resonate so deeply, not only with the hotel’s demographic but also with most people who heard it? Having someone “leave the light on for you” sends a heartfelt message that someone you care about knows you’re coming, and that they are genuinely looking forward to having you. I would be remiss in failing to note that 2020 was indeed a unique year. For one, we discovered that our world as we know it can be rocked in an entirely new way. We feared the unknown and

grasped tightly to the known. Many learned that they could effectively operate businesses from places they love and with people they love. The peacefulness of the beach became a welcome escape from many of the year’s uncertainties. The common message heard from Members among the staff was, “If we have to quarantine, we decided to do it at the beach!” Before long, that message became, “We decided to stay.” Thank you, on behalf of management team and staff of The Clubs by JOE, for choosing to come home to your Club time and time again. While you won’t hear Tom Bodett’s voice in and around the Club, you will hear the voices of Tommy, Chris, Andy, Martin and FJ — among many other impassioned team members — letting you know that you were missed and that your arrival was anticipated with zest. At The Clubs by JOE, our proverbial “light” may be manicured greens and a shiny cart, fresh grouper waiting to be seared, or a perfectly positioned beach chair and umbrella — but the sentiment is the same. We’ll leave the light on for you every time.

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DAY PLANNER How to schedule the perfect day at WaterSound Beach Club

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Feel like sticking closer to home? There’s a wealth of activities and experiences waiting for you at the Beach Club.

THE VERDICT IS IN, and it’s unanimous — there’s no better place for a full day of family fun than at WaterSound Beach Club! With so much to offer the entire family, it can be hard to choose how to spend your day. We’ve created the perfect itinerary to soak up every bit of excitement at the Beach Club.

MORNING Longtime Members know that morning is one of the best times to enjoy WaterSound Beach Club. The gates open at 9 a.m., so get there early and head straight to the beach. The Beach Services team is sure to set you up with a comfortable spot to serve as your family’s home base in the sand. Complimentary kayaks and paddleboards are an ideal way to explore Camp Creek Lake or, if the water is flat, the Gulf of Mexico. If listening to the surf with a good book in hand is more your style, you are in the right place. The towering sand dunes and the turquoise Gulf waters that stretch far past the horizon create the perfect atmosphere no matter how you choose to enjoy the beach.

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LUNCH By the time midday rolls around, everyone will probably be ready to get out of the sun and grab a bite at one of the Beach Club’s two dining venues. 30°86°, the Club’s original eatery, has served up classic coastal favorites for years. If the family prefers flavors from south of the border, Costa Chica Tacos & Treats is the way to go. And with several large TVs, it has become a gameday favorite for every sports fan in the family. The kids, and the young at heart, won’t be able to resist finishing the meal with one of Costa Chica’s signature giant ice cream cookie sandwiches!

AFTERNOON With beach time and lunch checked off your itinerary, the choices at WaterSound Beach Club cater to everyone’s tastes. Surely the kids will want to grab a tube and float on the lazy river’s tranquil waters, which will offer mom and dad the perfect opportunity to get some shade under an umbrella placed between two well-positioned poolside lounge chairs. For those looking to burn off some of those lunchtime calories, this would be the time to hit the basketball or tennis courts — maybe even getting in a tennis lesson to sharpen those backhand skills.

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EVENING As day turns to night, you might discover that there’s no reason to leave the Beach Club. The Sunset Bar at 30°86° provides one of the coast’s most Instagram-worthy spots for taking in a beach sunset. Of course, putting your feet back in the sand will also give you an ideal vantage point of the colorful sky while the kids enjoy one last splash in the calm Gulf waters. Chef Preetam and his team create unique dinner features on most nights, and dinner will provide an opportunity for you to visit whichever dining venue you passed up for lunch. Be aware of the Club’s event schedule because you might find yourself competing in a trivia or bingo night, or listening to live music and watching the kids dance the night away. WaterSound Beach Club offers such a variety of memory-making opportunities that it can be tough to choose how to spend your day from morning to night. Rest assured that the staff will be there day after day to welcome your family back to enjoy all that makes the Club special for you.

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TRAILS Exploring Northwest Florida’s Vast Network of Trails and Paths BY SUSAN VALLEE

What comes to mind when you think about Northwest Florida? The white sand beaches? More time spent with family? What about the coastal dune lakes that dot Scenic Highway 30A? Or the longleaf pine forests?

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“The thing that makes our local trail system so unique is the diversity and interconnectivity of the various trail networks.” — J.T. Tollett, Founder and President of 30A Trails

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The beauty of South Walton is unparalleled, and one of the best ways to experience it is on foot or from the seat of a bicycle. Did you know more than 40% of South Walton’s nature is protected? Extensive trail systems cut through forests, leading to cypress domes, coastal dune lakes and the Choctawhatchee Bay. Scenic Highway 30A’s Timpoochee Trail, named after an influential Euchee Indian Chief, (and commonly known as the 30A bike path) stretches for approximately 19 miles and runs parallel to the full length of Scenic Highway 30A. The paved path meanders through famed beach towns and crosses rare coastal dune lakes, providing glimpses of dunes and the Gulf of Mexico beyond their outfalls. For countless families, the thin string of pines bordering the southern edge of Western Lake is one of South Walton’s most iconic views. Standing on the pedestrian bridge that crosses Western Lake, watching the sunset paint the sky in bold strokes of pink, orange, purple and red, with the Gulf breeze rippling across the lake, rustling

the palmettos that border the trail — it’s an experience like none other. This area of the Timpoochee Trail connects to the Grayton Beach Hike and Bike Trail, which offers a 1-mile or 9-mile loop through the northern section of Grayton Beach State Park. On the opposite side of Western Lake from the state park is the WaterColor® community. Here you’ll find the breathtaking beauty of Cerulean Park and a series of nature trails that wrap around the edge of the lake before twisting back through the community to connect to Scenic 30A’s Timpoochee Trail. Several thoughtfully designed pavilions and bridges offer unforgettable views of the lake’s dark blue waters, water lilies, black needlerush and cordgrass. A little farther east down Scenic 30A, hikers can access the popular Eastern Lake Trail system from a Point Washington State Forest trailhead on County Road 395. This state forest encompasses more than 15,000 acres. There are three trails of varying difficulty (3.5-mile, 6-mile and 11-mile) that slice through the flat Point

Washington State Forest. Hikers will traverse longleaf pine flatwoods, sand hill ecosystems, and cypress swamps, home to several rare species like the gopher tortoise, flatwoods salamander and the lovely American kestrel. North of Highway 98 near the Eastern Lake Trail Head is Eden Gardens State Park. An entry fee per bike or car is required to enter, but the small fee is worth it. The Wesley Homestead takes center stage at Eden, but the surrounding nature trails that cut through the 163-acres of state land are not to be missed. Secluded picnic tables offer serene views of Tucker Bayou, while the sand trails are shadowed by towering oaks and thick pine forests. And, fun fact, when the Wesley Homestead is open for tours, you may view the second largest collection of Louis XVI antique furniture in the country. If you prefer the ease of hiking close to home, the Watersound Origins® community boasts miles of paved paths (and a few gravel trails) that provide connectivity within the neighborhood and to the rest of the area’s trail system.

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Cyclists can access the Timpoochee Trail safely by utilizing the paved trail along Watersound Parkway. Neighboring communities provide paved paths and views of the Gulf of Mexico and noted architecture. “The thing that makes our local trail system so unique is the diversity and interconnectivity of the various trail networks,” said J.T. Tollett Founder and President of 30A Trails, a local nonprofit working to promote and preserve the local trails. “On any given day, you can be secluded on dirt trails through wildlife-rich pine forests or on smooth paved paths that traverse the unique towns of Scenic Highway 30A. As a resident in the Watersound Origins community, I love that I can hop on my bike, follow the path along Watersound Parkway and in minutes connect to the Timpoochee Trail along 30A. From there, my options are endless. I can head to the beach or easily explore the vast trail networks in the state forests and parks. The possibilities to explore are limitless.” For a more secluded adventure, cyclists and hikers may look east of Lake Powell to discover the Panama City Beach Conservation Park. This park is relatively new and offers 12 trail options to explore amid its vast 2,900 acres of forest. The marked trails vary in length from a 1.7-mile green trail to an 11.2-mile red trail. Dotting the forest are cypress domes, ponds and several boardwalks. A trailhead provides restrooms and additional parking. Whichever adventure you prefer, a bike ride close to home, a day spent hiking through forests, or a quick jaunt down a sandy path to catch the sunset, South Walton and neighboring Panama City Beach have it all. Grab a water bottle and get out there and make your own adventure. For more information on the 30A Trails organization, visit 30Atrails.com.

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IT’S NO SECRET that The Clubs by JOE is a wonderful place to create memories with family and friends. Our community is made up of people from all over the country who have found something to love at the Clubs. This map shows where our members call home. We are thrilled that you have found your home away from home at The Clubs by JOE!

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WATER Volunteers, education help Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance monitor the area’s waterways BY HANNAH BURKE

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A bird’s eye view gives you a look at the freshwater outfall from Western Lake as it flows into the Gulf of Mexico. At right, Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance director Alison McDowell.

WHEN ALISON MCDOWELL started doing field work for her environmental science class in college, she knew she found what she was meant to do. Through volunteering for the Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance of Northwest Florida State College (CBA), McDowell was able to monitor the very waters in which she grew up fishing, swimming and boating in Okaloosa and Walton counties. In 2007, she accepted a role as the organization’s marine scientist and director. “It’s my goal to help endorse the CBA’s mission of promoting swimmable, fishable waterways now and for future generations,” said McDowell. “We’re here to provide education and experiences to empower everyone to take action in their everyday life and become active participants in local water stewardship.” CBA, an entirely grant-, donor- and contractfunded nonprofit organization, began in 1996

as members of the Florida Department of Environmental Protection, local and state level environmental protection agencies and the business community collaborated to identify methods of sustainable ecosystem development. Today, the CBA is responsible for a network of “citizen scientists” who help monitor and restore Choctawhatchee waters through various recycling and research programs. One of the organization’s biggest initiatives, said McDowell, is that of “Living Shorelines,” a nationwide movement that replaces harmful seawalls with structures utilizing live plants, recycled and fossilized oyster shell and other natural structures to reduce property erosion. “Living shorelines are healthier alternatives to hardened shorelines, like seawalls and bulkheads, which can be harmful to the environment as they cut off the intertidal zone and can potentially lead to the erosion of adjacent properties” said McDowell. “By creating oyster reef breakwaters, we help slow down and reverse shoreline erosion while also providing a habitat for oyster settlement.” According to McDowell, just one adult oyster can filter up to 50 gallons of water per day while contributing to a structure that serves as a feeding and hiding habitat for an assortment of juvenile creatures. Native vegetation is planted behind the oyster reef breakwaters to help hold down sediments, filter stormwater as it comes over land and provide refuge for fauna, such as snails and wading birds. Seagrass, one of

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“The St. Joe Community Foundation has also helped us extend our education programs through their funding of SHOALS: — Alison McDowell Students Helping Oysters and Living Shorelines.”

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A map of the 15 coastal dune lakes in the area. Very rare worldwide, these lakes are bodies of freshwater that sit mere feet from the Gulf of Mexico. As one of their duties, CBA volunteers will adopt lakes and monitor the waters for any changes.

the biggest indicators of estuary health, is grown in the classrooms of over 20 Okaloosa and Walton county schools that participate in the CBA’s “Grasses in Classes” program. Third and fifth graders are responsible for nurturing seagrass throughout the year, then embark on planting field trips. “The St. Joe Community Foundation has also helped us extend our education programs through their funding of SHOALS: Students Helping Oysters and Living Shorelines,” said McDowell. “We teach students about oysters, oyster gardening and aquaculture by providing cages with clean shells for them to hang under docks. Once live oysters settle, students monitor their growth, rid them of barnacles and, at the end of the year, move their mature oysters to permanent residence at our oyster reefs.” The foundation of these reefs are also supported through a CBA recycling initiative termed OYSTER: Offer Your Shell to Enhance Restoration. For the past 10 years, local seafood restaurants and oyster houses have offered the CBA

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shucked shells, which otherwise would have been tossed in a landfill. McDowell estimates that, by the end of 2020, the CBA will have recycled over 100 tons of oyster shells to serve as the building blocks of reef sites. “One of the easiest ways for people to get involved is through water monitoring, which is sort of the bread and butter of what we do,” McDowell said. “We’re a part of the University of Florida’s Florida LAKEWATCH program, recording data from over 130 stations in our watershed. Our trained volunteers, who we call citizen scientists, simply adopt a body of water and venture out each month to collect water quality data and samples.” McDowell said these samples are then sent to UF labs for analysis, providing the University with long-term, baseline data sets for the coastal dune lakes, bay, river and tributary creeks that flow into the Choctawhatchee. Future studies may help identify help identify areas of poor water condition, identify possible causes of water degradation, and pinpoint solutions to improve water quality. This water quality is important in the area’s rare coastal dune lakes — a rare phenomena where bodies of freshwater sit mere feet from the Gulf of Mexico. Two of The Clubs by Joe’s properties border these coastal dune lakes, making them an important resource for Members.

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the process of transitioning and figuring out how to execute oyster reef building postpandemic. But planting days will soon be upon them in Walton County, and the CBA is in the process of constructing virtual curriculum to reach students both inside of the classroom and out. “A lot of what we do is hands-on,” said McDowell. “We’re a boots-on-theground, hands-in-the-mud organization, and we like to be able to point to improved sustainment in our basin and be able to say we played a part. “We have a project in Live Oak Point, the largest salt marsh in the Choctawhatchee Bay, that we did a Living Shoreline project on in 2011 — and it’s flourishing. We’ve built back shoreline, there’s grasses growing and birds thriving. We have kids now that have been through Grasses in Classes and now find themselves in our high school SHOALS program, so they’re growing up with us. We’ve changed people’s perception of how important it is to take care of our waterways and, for us, that’s satisfying.”

“A lot of what we do is hands-on. We’re a bootson-the-ground, hands-in-the-mud organization, and we like to be able to point to improved sustainment in our basin and be able to say we played a part.” — Alison McDowell

Led by Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance director Alison McDowell (left), students from Okaloosa and Walton county schools participate in the CBA’s “Grasses in Classes” program. Third and fifth graders nurture seagrass throughout the year, then plant them during field trips.

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Camp Creek Lake’s outfall — where the lake’s freshwater mixes with the Gulf’s saltwater — adds to the beach water along WaterSound Beach Club. Another dune lake, Lake Powell, makes up the shore along Shark’s Tooth Golf Club. Five of the course’s holes border the lake, making its health paramount to the health of the turf and the course. By joining the CBA and signing up for their newsletter at BasinAlliance.org, the community can be made aware of upcoming volunteer opportunities, including participation in public outreach events and festivals, oyster reef construction and invasive species removal. In the case of the latter, grant funding supports the CBA as they remove harmful plants from sensitive areas of shoreline along the basin, replacing them with supportive seagrass and other native vegetation to fortify habitats. Anyone who joins the CBA can help sustain their programs. At this interview, McDowell said the organization is still in


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FOOD, FUN, MUSIC, ESCAPISM St. Joe Company, Minto Communities building project of municipal proportions BY STEVE BORNHOFT

AFTER SUCCESSFULLY UNDERTAKING the development of agerestricted, active-adult communities in Daytona Beach and Hilton Head, South Carolina, the master builder Minto Communities USA commenced looking around for its next large-scale opportunity. “We have learned that there are four or five elements that every successful active-adult community must have,” said Bill Bullock, a Minto division president. Enumerating them, Bullock touched upon the need for sufficient land, proximity to an airport, a coastal location, convenient retail and service businesses, and a nearby medical facility. Inevitably, one might suppose, Minto found itself sizing up the vast land holdings of the St. Joe Company, now headquartered in Panama City Beach, and especially its real estate along ı5 miles of the Intracoastal Waterway close to the Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport. Minto approached St. Joe with an interest in buying some dirt, but a relationship that might have been transactional became a partnership instead. Today, the parties are united in a joint venture — the third Latitude Margaritaville community in the United States — a project of a scope so large it is not easily comprehended. The hook-up represented a merging of like visions. St. Joe had been considering an active-adult component as part of its Bay County plans for more than ı0 years. “They had the land asset teed up, they had done their strategic research and believed in the concept,” Bullock said. “And we already had grabbed a tiger by the tail in teaming up with Margaritaville Holdings.” Margaritaville Holdings, in which the beachy balladeer Jimmy Buffett has an ownership interest, is the brand licensee and brand steward for what will be known as Latitude Margaritaville Watersound, currently in development on ı00,000 acres north of Panama City Beach and west of State 79. The project’s first phase will encompass 3,500 homes, most all of them ranging in price from

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“That’s pretty eyeopening, to have that level of interest at this stage. At Daytona, we’re in our third year of home sales. We sold 60 homes last month (November), and we expect to do even more volume at Watersound.” — Bill Bullock, Minto Communities


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The St. Joe Company, Minto Communities and brand licensee Margaritaville Holdings have teamed up on an active-adult development, Latitude Margaritaville Watersound, located north of Panama City Beach on State 79 opposite its intersection with what will be rerouted State 388.

the low $200s to about $450,000, on 50-foot and 60-foot lots. Homes will range in size from approximately 1,200 to 2,400 square feet. To date, Minto has not sold any lots to other builders on its Latitude platform, and it has no plans to do so at this time. The notion of Margaritaville resonates well, Bullock said, with people seeking lives of “food, fun, music and escapism” — the lifestyle embraced by the brand — and old enough to remember the prominence of “sex, drugs and rock ’n’ roll” as a motto. “To engage with a partner like St. Joe, which is so fully in sync with

our long-term vision for Latitude Margaritaville Watersound really was a perfect alignment,” Bullock said. “We have always said that we make money with our partners, not off our partners.” A sales center is under construction and will open next spring, Bullock projected, but not before model homes are ready for inspection. Minto started clearing land for its first production lots in June. Customers will be able to buy a house at the development’s grand opening and can expect construction to begin immediately. “It’s a massive undertaking when you are talking about laying the

groundwork for a city that, based on plat approvals, will include upwards of 170,000 houses when it is built out,” Bullock said. “It doesn’t happen overnight.” The Paradise Club provides subscribers with monthly updates on the Daytona Beach, Hilton Head and now Watersound projects (see LatitudeMargaritaville.com). Among 400,000 club members, 20,000 have expressed interest specifically in Watersound. “That’s pretty eye-opening, to have that level of interest at this stage,” Bullock said. “At Daytona, we’re in our third year of home sales. We sold 60 homes last month

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(November), and we expect to do even more volume at Watersound.” Bullock said visitors to the sales center will be introduced first to the JV partners, their strength and their history with a presentation he expects to be confidenceinspiring. As they proceed through the center, visitors will learn how the development incorporates the Latitude lifestyle. They will hear the familiar strains of Jimmy Buffett standards. Amenities — marina,

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bandshells, restaurants, retail, fitness center, miles of walking, bicycling and multi-modal trails — will be described. Environmental aspects of the property will be showcased. “People start asking themselves, ‘Why would I go on planning vacations when I could live every day on vacation?’ ” Bullock said, speaking from experience. “When people realize that the development checks all of their boxes, they ask, ‘Where do I sign?’”

Bullock said residents of Latitude Margaritaville developments readily find common ground. “It isn’t about how much you paid for your house; it’s about a whole bunch of people having a great time and forming some of the best friendships they have ever had,” Bullock said. “I’m stunned at some of the prices paid for properties along the Emerald Coast, but that’s not the market we’re after. How are you going to get through tens of thousands of

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Latitude Margaritaville Watersound’s developers anticipate opening a sales center — and model homes — in the spring of 2021. The first phase of the project is planned to include 3,500 homes.


houses if you’re trying to get a million bucks a piece for them?” Bullock said Latitude Margaritaville Watersound will be able to separate itself from The Villages in Central Florida and the best adult communities in Arizona on the strength of its “worldclass amenities,” its location ı5 minutes from Florida’s best beaches and its Intracoastal Waterway setting. There is no waterway in Scottsdale. Amenities will reflect current desires. “If you ask people what they want

and you deliver it, you really can’t go rooftop dining, a resort-style pool and wrong,” Bullock said. “It used to be activity centers. that golf was No. ı, and other things “They will be the first collection of were down at the bottom. In the last amenities to be built, and we will add ı0–20 years, we have seen almost a more as our footprint expands,” he said. complete reversal. Wellness, exercise The developers plan to leave and walking trails are the top three or undisturbed natural areas of a character four. We will have an extensive trail that hasn’t changed for thousands of years network where people can exercise, while also employing new technologies. maintain their health and appreciate “We are working on autonomous the environment.” vehicles,” Bullock said. “We’re going “The marina location has been to deploy them at Daytona first and identified, and it will be open to the quickly add them to Watersound as public,” said Bridget Precise, St. Joe’s soon as we get everything figured out.” senior vice president for residential The vehicles, Bullock anticipates, real estate. A Marina Village including will be used first as delivery vehicles retail, food and beverage will adjoin and eventually will carry passengers. the waterfront amenity. A second com“The Villages is an amazing place,” mercial “village” Bullock said. “You will be developed can’t knock what they “We have carved along State 79. do. But why wouldn’t “People hear you go to the out approximately about the developPanhandle? We have 40 acres on a bluff ment, and they come a unique opportunity that overlooks to us and try to fighere in a setting that the Intracoastal ure out if it reprepeople enjoy, and we sents an opportunity Waterway. You look are proceeding from for them,” Precise with sound out from there, and scratch said. “We work very master-planning you feel like you openly with anyone techniques. And we’re who has an intergoing to put a lot of have stepped back est. We are not gopeople to work.” 200 years in time. ing to sole-source Bullock said Minto Developers say you believes in using everything with pre-determined should never fall in local tradespeople, people — and it’s until the supply love with a parcel not going to be 100 runs out. of land, but I love percent organic. We “To get the trade have spoken with that piece of dirt.” base built up to multiple medical where it needs to —Bill Bullock, Minto services providers, be for the kind of Communities including Ascension volume we are going and HCA. We try to to be doing, you be inclusive. Those have to start pulling conversations are ongoing, and there regionally, for sure,” he said. has been a lot of interest from differPrecise spoke to the development’s ent corners.” future economic impact on the Bullock noted that extensive private community. amenities will be reserved for residents. “Our economy has always been “We have carved out approximately tourism and hospitality dependent.” 40 acres on a bluff that overlooks the Precise said. “Latitude Margaritaville Intracoastal Waterway,” he said. “You Watersound will bring more yearlook out from there, and you feel like round stability to our economy. you have stepped back 200 years in Businesses will have a bigger base of time. Developers say you should never year-round residents.” fall in love with a parcel of land, but I Added Bullock: “Our residents don’t love that piece of dirt.” have school-age children, but they all The bluff, Bullock said, will be will pay ad valorem taxes. That will be home to a two-story restaurant with a huge benefit to local government.”

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IN ITS FIRST YEAR OF SERVICE, our Members have truly embraced the addition of private air charter as a membership amenity. From out of town business trips to weekend beach getaways, The Clubs by JOE’s Pilatus PC-12 NG has taken Members to and from destinations all over the Southeast and beyond. We have compiled some interesting numbers from the Pilatus’ first several months of service.

‣ 105 Trips Taken ‣ 89 Members Flown ‣ 176 Hours in Flight ‣ 33,055 Nautical Miles Flown ‣ 20 Golf Bags in Board ‣ 10 Shopping Bags Flown ‣ 32 Paws on Board (7 dogs and 1 cat) ‣ 50 Glasses of Champagne

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In arranging flights in the aircraft, St. Joe Resort Operations, LLC (the “Club Owner”) acts solely as an air charter broker. The Club Owner is not a direct air carrier nor a direct foreign air carrier in operational control of aircraft. The air service referred to herein will be provided by Western Aircraft, Inc. dba WestAir Charter, a properly licensed direct air carrier. Refer to Western Aircraft, Inc.’s Terms and Conditions of Transportation for Members of The Clubs by Joe. Membership subject to the Membership Plan, the Membership Agreement and addendums thereto and the Rules and Regulations of The Clubs by Joe. Flights subject to availability.

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Preetam Pardeshi, executive chef of WaterSound Beach Club, shares the recipe and inspiration for the Club’s hottest dish. BY ABIGAIL ABESAMIS DEMAREST

YOU CAN FIND GROUPER on almost every menu on 30A, but chef Preetam Pardeshi has come up with something truly unique for Club Members to enjoy. The dish is blackened grouper with wilted baby spinach and Parmesan risotto, topped with blue crab and lemon beurre blanc. Is your mouth watering yet? Chef Preetam explained that the dish features Italian influences, drawing upon his experience working in a fine dining Italian restaurant under his mentor, Giovanni Parella. “At that time it was a pasta and seafood restaurant, so we used to pair different items with risotto,” he said. His grouper dish for 30°86° at WaterSound Beach Club is a twist on a recipe he’s been playing around with since 2006. He’s swapped out the ricotta cheese in the risotto and creamed spinach for aged Parmigiano-Reggiano and spinach sautéed with garlic and olive oil. The resulting dish is much lighter and packed with flavor. It’s topped with lemon beurre blanc, which melds the flavors of the grouper, spinach and risotto together, and blue crab — a 30A favorite for crab cakes. “We use the same crab meat as a topping to add to the seafood variety in the dish,” chef Preetam said. “I’ve gotten great feedback from our Members since I’ve started putting the dish on the new 30°86° menu,” chef Preetam said. “We’ve kept it on there because guests tell us they will make a special trip to the Beach Club just to eat that dish. On a recent weekend, we had around 35 to 40 orders (of grouper) a night.” He noted that the grouper dish is here to stay and will continue to be a 30°86° dinner feature. For anyone cooking up this dish at home, chef Preetam recommends substituting grouper with any white fish if you’re unable to find it at your local grocery store. You can also go big and throw grilled lobster on top instead of blue crab.

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Parmesan

Blackened Grouper with Wilted Baby Spinach, Parmesan Risotto, Blue Crab and Lemon Beurre Blanc (Yields 4 servings)

FOR THE PARMESAN RISOTTO

5 cups vegetable stock 1 1/2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 1 cup onion, diced 1 1/2 cups Arborio rice, uncooked 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon unsalted butter 1/2 teaspoon white pepper 4 ounces Parmesan, grated 1 tablespoon fresh parsley, chopped ‣ In a large saucepan, bring vegetable stock to a simmer. ‣ Heat a Dutch oven over medium heat. Add oil to the pot and swirl to coat. ‣ Add onion and cook for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. ‣ Add the Arborio rice and salt. Cook for 1 minute, stirring frequently. ‣ Add 1/2 cup of warmed stock. Cook for 2 minutes or until the liquid is absorbed, stirring frequently. ‣ Stir in 1 1/2 cups of stock. Cook for 4 minutes or until the liquid is nearly absorbed, stirring constantly. ‣ Add in the remaining stock 3/4 cup at a time, stirring nearly constantly. Wait until each portion is absorbed before adding the next, about 20–25 minutes total. Reserve 1/3 cup of stock for the last addition. ‣ Stir in the reserved stock, butter, white pepper and cheese.

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2 tablespoons dried thyme 2 teaspoons onion powder 1 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt 1 1/2 teaspoons garlic powder 1 teaspoon ground black pepper 1/2teaspoon dry mustard 1/2 teaspoon ground red pepper 1/2 cup butter, melted 4 6-ounce grouper fillets 1 tablespoon olive oil

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‣ Preheat a 12-inch cast iron skillet for 10 minutes. ‣ In a small bowl, stir together paprika, thyme, onion powder, salt, garlic powder, black pepper, mustard and red pepper. Pour melted butter in a shallow dish. ‣ Dip each fillet in butter, turning to coat. Sprinkle both sides of each fillet with the spice mixture, then pat gently to coat. ‣ Add olive oil to the skillet; the oil should smoke. ‣ Place fish in the hot skillet, skin side up. Cook, covered, until browned; 3-4 minutes. ‣ Flip the fillets and cook, covered, until the fish flakes easily with a fork, 3-4 minutes more. Remove from heat. FOR THE WILTED BABY SPINACH

4 teaspoons olive oil 4 garlic cloves, peeled and smashed with the side of a knife 1 pound fresh baby spinach, washed and drained kosher salt and fresh ground pepper, to taste

Spinach

‣ Heat a large skillet over high heat until hot. When hot, add the olive oil and garlic. ‣ Sauté for 3–4 minutes until the garlic is golden on both sides. ‣ Add the spinach to the skillet and toss with oil to coat. Reduce the heat to medium and stir. ‣ When the spinach is just wilted, about 2 minutes, remove from heat and season with salt and pepper. FOR THE LEMON BEURRE BLANC WITH BLUE CRAB

1 1/2 cups good quality dry white wine

1/2 cup fresh lemon juice 1/2 teaspoon lemon zest, minced or very finely grated 1 teaspoon shallots, minced 1 teaspoon garlic, minced 1 teaspoon fresh thyme leaves, minced 2 tablespoons heavy cream 3 1/2 sticks cold unsalted butter, cubed 1 teaspoon kosher salt (or to taste) 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1 cup jumbo lump blue crab meat ‣ In a heavy, nonreactive saucepan, combine the wine, lemon juice, Lemon Zest lemon zest, shallots, garlic and thyme. Cook over medium-high heat until the liquid in the mixture reduces to 1-2 tablespoons, about 4 minutes. ‣ Add the heavy cream and cook until the liquid in the pan reduces to 1-2 tablespoons, about 4 minutes. ‣ Reduce the heat to medium-low and add the butter one cube at a time, whisking constantly, until all the butter is incorporated into the sauce. Each addition of butter should be almost completely melted in before adding more. This will take roughly 10–15 minutes total. ‣ Remove sauce from heat, then whisk in the kosher salt and pepper. ‣ Add the crab meat and serve warm. TO ASSEMBLE

‣ Place the hot Parmesan risotto in the center of the plate. ‣ Place the wilted baby spinach half on the risotto and half on the plate. ‣ Carefully place the blackened grouper on top of the risotto and spinach. ‣ Top with beurre blanc sauce with chunks of crab meat, then garnish with fresh chopped flat leaf Italian parsley.


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With only 3 homesites remaining, now is the time to build your home in the WaterSound West Beach community. WAT E R S O U N DW ES T B E AC H .C O M | H O M ES I T ES S TA R T I N G AT $525, 0 0 0 8 0 0 .9 8 4 . 4 9 8 0 | L O C AT E D O N S C E N I C H W Y 3 0 - A © The St. Joe Company 2020 All Rights Reserved. “JOE®”, “St. Joe®”, “St. Joe (and the Taking Flight design)®”, “WaterSound®” and the “WaterSound (and boat design)®” are registered service marks of The St. Joe Company or its affiliates. The materials, features and amenities described above are based upon current development plans, which are subject to change without notice. Access to and use of certain recreational facilities and amenities are not included in the purchase of homes or homesites and require separate club membership. Membership in The Clubs at JOE is subject to application, approval, and payment of applicable fees and dues. This material shall not constitute a valid offer in any jurisdiction where prior registration is required and has not been completed. Void where prohibited by law. Equal Housing Opportunity. The St. Joe Company does not guarantee the obligations of, nor provide any warranties for unaffiliated parties who build homes or offer services in the Watersound™ community.

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WITH A COLLECTION OF UNIQUE properties located in South Walton and Bay counties, The Clubs by JOE offers Northwest Florida’s best in beach, golf and lifestyle amenities to Members. Whether you prefer to spend your days practicing your swing on the course or soaking up the white sands and emerald waters by the beach, Membership with The Clubs by JOE affords countless opportunities to experience unforgettable memories with family and friends. Members enjoy:


‣U nlimited rounds of golf at The Clubs by JOE’s three award-winning golf courses: 1 C amp Creek Golf Club Recently renovated 18-hole Tom Fazio design 2 S hark’s Tooth Golf Club 18-hole Greg Norman design on the shores of Lake Powell 3 O rigins Golf Club Davis Love III design that plays as a six-hole regulation or 10-hole par-3 course ‣A ccess to WaterSound Beach Club with private beach access, complimentary beach setups, a 14,000-square foot pool deck with two zero-entry pools, a children’s arcade, a basketball court and an event lawn ‣E xceptional dining options at Shark’s Tooth Golf Club and WaterSound Beach Club ‣A ccess to private air charter aboard The Clubs by JOE’s Pilatus PC-12 NG ‣R obust Membership

programming including holiday and social events, dinners and golf tournaments ‣F our tennis courts located at Shark’s Tooth and two tennis courts at WaterSound Beach Club​ ‣P referred offerings at The Powder Room Shooting Range & Training Center, a full-service indoor shooting range and training facility in Panama City Beach ‣M embers-only savings on room rates and dining outlets at the area’s only Forbes Four-Star Hotels, The Pearl Hotel and WaterColor Inn ‣M embers-only savings at the InnSpa at WaterColor Inn ‣C omplimentary access to the WaterColor Workout Facility offering group fitness classes and state-of-the-art fitness equipment ‣P referred Member pricing on numerous outdoor amenities, including beach bonfires, kayaks and YOLO board rentals

Information in this section provides a summary of The Clubs by JOE membership program. As this information is only summary in nature, you should read the Membership Plan and Rules and Regulations for a complete understanding regarding Membership rights and privileges. Membership privileges and benefits are subject to change from time to time.

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The seven-month renovation at Camp Creek Golf Club has resulted in a new grass type for the course — Platinum TE™.

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MEMBERS WHO HAVE RETURNED to Camp Creek Golf Club for a round of golf since its reopening in November have seen a noticeable difference in the course. In fact, there is a remarkable difference as a result of a seven-month renovation program. Now, after nearly 20 years, previous El Toro Zoysia and Bermuda grasses are nowhere to be seen; they’ve been replaced with a state-ofthe-art grass, Platinum TE™, also known as Platinum Paspalum. Recent course upgrades go far beyond the playing surface, however. According to Ryan Mulvey, General Manager of Golf Operations for The Clubs by JOE, over 95 acres of the new grass have been installed on the course. “Our Members and their guests have found that the new grass presents a much better platform on which to play because the grass can be mowed down to one-eighth of an inch, which reduces stickiness that is common in

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“Our leadership team decided early on that it would not be enough to just regrass the course. We wanted to elevate the entire golf experience for our Members.”

— Mike Jansen, Managing Director of The Clubs by JOE

other grasses,” said Mulvey. Many turf experts say that it is perfectly suited for excellent ball setup and play, and Members have agreed. What has long been considered one of the top golf courses on the Gulf Coast now has the feel of a brand new course — while staying true to the original Tom Fazio design. Because the grass blades are wider and the color deeper, the grass promotes ribbon cutting, making it visually appealing. Just imagine the dew on the fairway with a low blanket of fog rising to meet the sunlight and the noticeable ribbons of color accenting the course. “This new feature is more aesthetically pleasing and complements what we have done beyond the grassing project,” Mulvey explained. Throughout the course, golfers have enjoyed aesthetic changes, including previous areas of overgrowth that have been thinned significantly, thanks in part to new equipment that can reach into and penetrate the thick underbrush. One

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benefit has been a more noticeable unimpeded gentle breeze, which can be a welcomed respite some days. “This course renovation was a major undertaking, and our leadership team decided early on that it would not be enough to just regrass the course,” said Mike Jansen, Managing Director of The Clubs by JOE. “We wanted to elevate the entire golf experience for our Members.” The course consultants that were engaged to develop the renovation plan suggested a holistic approach be taken, looking at and considering numerous items needing to be addressed. “There was a keen desire to open up the course, allowing for better views. The removal of overgrowth then allowed us to lay pine straw in feature areas, adding another interesting layer of natural elements,” Mulvey said. Additionally, every bunker has new sand. G-angle Bunker Sand was selected because it reduces washouts, provides excellent

drainage and stays in place longer on steeper bunkers. Most Florida sand is round in shape and can create softer playing conditions within the bunkers due to its structure and ability to compact. The “G Angle” meets the USGA recommendations for bunker sand. This new sand, due to its varying angles, resists compaction and, as such, doesn’t allow the ball to sink into the profile. Members had been missing Camp Creek Golf Course since March, but there is no doubt that the reward was worth the wait. When playing a round now, it is like playing on a new course altogether. “We are excited about the results,” Mulvey concluded. “Members who have played the course have been enthusiastic, which was our objective from the outset, which is very rewarding. We can’t guarantee that it will up your game, but we can guarantee it will lift your spirits.”


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By Matt Hipps, PGA Head Golf Professional, Shark’s Tooth Golf Club

Greenside bunkers can be challenging for any golfer. Approaching the shot with the right mindset and getting comfortable with a few basic skills will help lower your score and ultimately lead to a more enjoyable golf experience.

PROPER SETUP

‣ A nice wide stance with a fair amount of knee bend

will give you a good base. Aim your clubface towards the target and open your stance slightly while putting a little more weight on your left foot (for right-handed golfers). Ball position will vary based on the length of the shot, however a good rule of thumb is to play it slightly forward of the middle of your stance.

THE SWING

‣ Make sure to keep your weight forward through the

entire shot. Falling back, or away from the target, will cause the club to bottom out too early leading to the dreaded “bladed” shot. Work on being able to hit the same spot in the sand over and over again. Once you are able to do that, adjust your ball position to vary the distance of your shot. The less sand you take before the ball, the farther the ball will travel and vice versa.

ACCELERATION IS KEY

‣ A great visual is to try and hit the sand from

underneath the ball out of the bunker. Greenside bunkers are the only place on the golf course where you don’t want the club to make contact with the ball, so you’ll need to generate enough speed for the sand to carry the ball out of the bunker for you.

MANAGE EXPECTATIONS

‣ Don’t get caught up in trying to hit the perfect shot.

The number one goal with any greenside bunker shot is to get the ball out of the bunker on the first attempt. The PGA Tour average for sand saves in 2020 is 49.5%. So the best players in the world only get the ball up and down half of the time. Matt is available for private and group instruction. Set up a lesson by contacting the Shark’s Tooth Golf Shop at (850) 249-3041 or sending Matt an email matthew.hipps@stjoeclub.com.

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Barry Webb DIRECTOR OF TENNIS What led you to your current job?

I’ve been in the tennis industry for 25 years. My first head professional position was at Coosa Country Club in Rome, Georgia, which then led to a director’s position at The Country Club of Birmingham. The next transition led to my current role as Director of Tennis here at The Clubs by JOE. I consider it a privilege to bring my prior experience with country clubs to a private club in a resort setting. Describe a typical workday?

It consists of teaching private, semi-private and group lessons for both adults and juniors. I also address any Member needs, concerns or questions, recruit players for participation in tennis events, monitor the facilities, and manage merchandise and operational needs for the tennis department — all while trying to make each Member experience better than the day before. What I really enjoy most is seeing players improve their game and watching them learn things on the court that translate into life lessons when off the court.

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What is your favorite part about what you do?

I’m passionate about helping people. I appreciate the fact that I have the opportunity to lift people up when they are down, encourage them to keep pressing forward when times are challenging and to believe in themselves no matter what situation they may encounter. What three words would best describe you?

Driven. Grounded. Connected. I’m driven by working hard and take great satisfaction from being busy and productive. I’m grounded by my core values that are unchanging and define purpose for my life. I’m connected by meeting new people and building relationships. What’s the biggest change you’ve seen during your time here?

The biggest changes I have noticed is the growth and engagement of the membership over the past three years. With more growth of our membership, we obviously see more utilization of Club amenities; and with increased engagement, we have seen more participation in our various Club events. What motivates you to work hard?

I’m motivated by knowing that I can make a difference. What I mean by that is I know that if I work hard and do the best job I can, I will continue to grow the Clubs’ tennis program, cultivate strong relationships, create support for events and ultimately improve our Members’ experiences. What advice would you give your younger self?

Respond to principal not pressure, be very particular about your choices and decisions, always believe in yourself and abilities and be yourself because everyone else is already taken.


Director of Tennis Barry Webb poses with some students from his junior class. Webb teaches private, semiprivate and group lessons for both adults and juniors.

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Grace and Rico Allen find their dream home — and find time to help those in need BY TIM LINAFELT


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PHOTOS COURTESY OF GRACE ALLEN

BEFORE HE WAS A STAR with the NFL’s Atlanta Falcons, before she branched out to become a renowned lifestyle blogger and podcaster, and before they became parents of three children, Ricardo and Grace Allen were college sweethearts. After a promising first season on the Purdue University football team, Ricardo had become something of a big man on the school’s West Lafayette, Ind., campus. He was among the Boilermakers’ best defenders, and his image and likeness were featured on a slew of promotional materials — including a few billboards and busses. Grace, however, wasn’t much of a football fan. After meeting through a friend, Grace got Ricardo confused for someone else — another friend of a friend named, “Albert.” And she referred to Ricardo by that name. Frequently. “He never had the heart to correct me,” she remembered with a laugh. It wasn’t until hours later that a young boy, who Grace had been babysitting, revealed her football faux pas. “I don’t know who this ‘Albert’ person is,” the boy told her, “but that’s Ricardo Allen. You should know who he is.” The football player with his face on billboards and busses asked her out for ice cream the next day. And “that was it,” Grace said. “We spent every day together after that.”

That first date has since led to nine years as a couple, five years of marriage and three children: son Luca, 4, daughter Lennon, 2, and newborn daughter Luna. Along the way, the Allen family has balanced Ricardo’s seven-year career with the NFL’s Atlanta Falcons, Grace’s blossoming online presence — she has more than 33,000 Instagram followers thanks in large part to her blog — and, most recently, a new, family-focused podcast featuring both Ricardo and Grace called “All in with the Allens.” All of that — on top of mom and dad duties to Luca, Lennon and Luna — makes for a jam-packed calendar in the Allen household. “It’s a grind, to say the least, but it’s cool,” said Ricardo. “It builds you up. You’ve got to learn to be in the present moment, and where you’re at right now is what’s most important.” A Place To Call Home

With so much going on — not the least of which being an NFL season that started in September — the Allens don’t often have time to unwind. But they’ve found the perfect place to do it. A native of Chicago, Grace vacationed along the Emerald Coast as a child. While searching for a familyfriendly vacation spot within driving distance of Atlanta, she had the idea to go back. The Allens arrived at WaterSound Beach Club expecting a relaxing week by the water before Ricardo reported to training camp with the Falcons. It didn’t take long to realize that they had found so much more. “We hadn’t even been there 24 hours,” Grace said, “and we were like, ‘This is a great place.’ ” So great that, a day after arriving at the WaterSound Beach community, Ricardo was browsing real estate listings and making calls to agents. Just a day after that, Ricardo and Grace Allen

NFL star Rico Allen and wife Grace say they have found the perfect home for them and their growing family, including son Luca (4) and daughters Lennon (3) and Luna (now 5 months).

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found themselves under contract for what they called a “magical” home by the beach. How’s that for an eventful vacation? “It was really crazy,” Grace said with a smile. The Allens quickly found a lot to love about the WaterSound Beach community. The white picket fences, the architecture of the homes, the tennis courts — and the golf courses that Ricardo says he’s saving for his post-football life. “You can really picture an enchanting time with your family in that neighborhood and at the beach club,” Grace said. When the Allens close their eyes and dream of their home in WaterSound, their thoughts immediately drift to the beaches. “For us, it’s just taking the kids to the beach and letting them have those days to build sandcastles and play,” Grace said. “There’s nothing like it. The beach is undefeated when it comes to entertaining children.” As much as Grace and Ricardo cherish their beachside adventures with Luca, Lennon and Luna, they’re also thrilled to know that their home in the WaterSound Beach community will be a part of their family’s story for generations to come. “To give our children those memories of growing up there together is going to be something that’s so special,” Grace said. “There’s something about being out there,” Ricardo added, “just sitting at the ocean and feeling like you’re free from the world for that bit of time that you have. It’s a beautiful place.” PHOTOS COURTESY OF GRACE ALLEN

Paying It Forward

For all that Ricardo has done on the football field, it was a recent recognition away from the gridiron that moved him most. This past December, Ricardo and Grace went to the Falcons’ Community Honors Dinner expecting nothing more than an evening among friends and teammates. The Falcons, though, had a surprise in store.

Grace Allen said her husband leads by example when he gives back to the community, which provides a positive role model for their children.

After recognizing several members of the franchise for their charitable efforts and service in the community, the Falcons bestowed their biggest honor on Ricardo, naming him their nominee for the 2019 Walter Payton Man of the Year award. The award honors those players with a passion for service and charity work. “It was just a blessing,” said Ricardo, who has donated more than $45,000 to the Atlanta Falcons Social Justice Committee and who holds a free football camp each summer in his hometown of Daytona Beach, Fla. “It was a big surprise. It was something that I never thought I could get, to tell you the truth. “To be the Man of the Year for the Falcons, it was one of the coolest awards that I’ve ever gotten. Because that’s not just about being a football player. That’s about making a change in the world.” Ricardo knows the value of a helping hand. One of four children in a home with a single mother, he grew up in what he calls a “rough” neighborhood. But rather than look back on his childhood with sadness or resentment, Ricardo instead has fond memories of his neighborhood community. And he can’t help but smile when he thinks of how each neighboring family rallied around each other.

“My family, we don’t come from very much,” Ricardo said. “When I was growing up, neighbors always came together. If one family had some chicken, the next family had some rice, the next family had some potatoes — we’d come together and make a dinner so all of us could eat. “It would be three or four families surviving together. Sometimes we didn’t have it, and other families would come help us. And they never looked down on us.” All the while, Ricardo dreamed of a career in pro football — and the opportunities he would have to pay forward the good he had received as a child. “I said to myself, once I got the opportunity and once I got put in this position to help other people, I made sure I kept that true,” he said. That might be an understatement. “He represents ‘team’ to the highest level,” Falcons coach Dan Quinn said in a news conference last year. “And so, (recently), we were in our team meeting. And I asked the team, if you’ve been mentored, supported or encouraged by Ricardo Allen, please stand up. “And the entire room stands up.” “It’s just really cool for our kids,” Grace said. “It’s going to be cool for them to know that their dad played in the NFL. But I think it’s going to be even better for them to realize that their dad was a great person in the midst of it all, too.”

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January 23

FAMILY BINGO NIGHT 4 – 6 p.m. | WaterSound Beach Club Enjoy a family night out full of fun, games and prizes! Play a series of games with cash, prizes and raffles. Select food and beverage features will be available. Register your team at clubsbyjoe.com/events.

March 11–13

SHOOTOUT AT THE CREEK MEMBERGUEST GOLF TOURNAMENT Camp Creek Golf Club The Annual Shootout at the Creek is sure to be a memorable weekend! The format will be two-man best-ball match play. Members & Members’ guest welcome.

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April 4

EASTER BRUNCH 10 a.m. & 12:30 p.m. Seatings Shark’s Tooth Golf Club Friends and family gather for a fun-filled afternoon to enjoy a large selection of delicious buffet items, live music, children’s activities, an Easter Egg hunt, and photos with the Easter Bunny! Members & Members’ guests are welcome. Reservations are required, clubsbyjoe.com/events.

JANUARY JANUARY 1

NEW YEARS MEMBER BONFIRE & POLAR PLUNGE 9 a.m.–12 p.m. | WaterSound Beach Club

JANUARY 4

SPAGHETTI DINNER 4–8 p.m. | WaterSound Beach Club

JANUARY 9

CHILI COOKOFF 11 a.m.–4 p.m. | Shark’s Tooth Golf Club

JANUARY 23

February 14

FAMILY BINGO NIGHT 4–6 p.m. | WaterSound Beach Club

JANUARY 30

VALENTINE’S DAY MIXOLOGY DINNER 5–8 p.m. | WaterSound Beach Club

February 14

WINE TASTING 5–7 p.m. | WaterSound Beach Club

FEBRUARY February 7 11 a.m. | Shark’s Tooth Golf Club

February 7 5–9 p.m. | WaterSound Beach Club & Shark’s Tooth

FARM TO TABLE DINNER 4–7 p.m. | Shark’s Tooth Golf Club

March 5

All Day | Shark’s Tooth Golf Club

COUPLES NINE & DINE 4–8 p.m. | Shark’s Tooth Golf Club

February 16 4–7 p.m. | Shark’s Tooth Golf Club/ WaterSound Beach Club

February 20

SUPER BOWL PARTY

March 3

VALENTINES DAY BRUNCH

FAT TUESDAY CELEBRATION

SUPER BOWL SCRAMBLE

MARCH

FAMILY BINGO NIGHT 4–6 p.m. | WaterSound Beach Club

March 11–13

SHOOTOUT AT THE CREEK MEMBER-GUEST GOLF TOURNAMENT All Day | Camp Creek Golf Club

March 17

ST. PATRICK’S DAY CELEBRATION All Day | WaterSound Beach Club

February 13

February 27

March 17

VALENTINE’S LADIES LUNCHEON

MARDI GRAS MASQUERADE PARTY

ST. PATRICK’S DAY SCRAMBLE

10 a.m.–1 p.m. | Shark’s Tooth Golf Club

6–9 p.m. | WaterSound Beach Club

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March 18

FAMILY FUN GAME NIGHT 5–7 p.m. | Shark’s Tooth Golf Club

March 20

NEW MEMBER MEET & GREET 4–6 p.m. | Shark’s Tooth Golf Club

March 25

APRIL April 1

APRIL FOOLS DAY FEST All Day | WaterSound Beach Club

April 3

BREWMASTE 10:30–11:30 a.m. | WaterSound Beach Club

May 28–31

CARIBBEAN DATE NIGHT

April 4

5–8 p.m. | WaterSound Beach Club

EASTER BRUNCH

MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND

10 a.m. & 12:30 p.m. Seatings Shark’s Tooth Golf Club

All Day | WaterSound Beach Club

March 26

CANVAS & COCKTAILS

April 7

7–9 p.m. | WaterSound Beach Club

PAR 3 CONTEST

March 27

April 8

PUTTING CLINIC

POKER NIGHT

10 a.m. | Camp Creek Golf Club

Tee Times | Origins Golf Club

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June 4

COUPLES NINE & DINE 4 p.m. | Shark’s Tooth Golf Club Enjoy pre-golf cocktails and a 4-person/9-hole scramble, followed by dinner. Members are encouraged to bring a guest couple to participate. Register online at clubsbyjoe.com/events.

April 9

April 22–24

COUPLES NINE & DINE

JOE CUP MEMBER-MEMBER GOLF TOURNAMENT

4–8 p.m. | Shark’s Tooth Golf Club

All Day | Shark’s Tooth & Camp Creek

April 11

April 24

PARENT-CHILD TENNIS ROUND ROBIN

CRAFT THE BOOK

2–4 p.m. | Shark’s Tooth Golf Club

11 a.m.–12 p.m. | WaterSound Beach Club

April 15

April 29

FAMILY FUN GAME NIGHT

LADIES LUNCHEON & DERBY HAT MAKING

5–7 p.m. | Shark’s Tooth Golf Club

10 a.m.–1 p.m. | Shark’s Tooth Golf Club

April 17

April 30

CHIPPING & PITCHING CLINIC

COUPLES NINE & DINE

10 a.m. | Shark’s Tooth Golf Club

4–8 p.m. | Camp Creek & WaterSound Beach Club

April 17

FAMILY BINGO NIGHT 6–8 p.m. | WaterSound Beach Club

MAY

April 18

KENTUCKY DERBY WATCH PARTY

BREWMASTE 10:30–11:30 a.m. | WaterSound Beach Club

All Day | Shark’s Tooth & WaterSound Beach Club

April 20

May 4

EARTH DAY CELEBRATION

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May 5

CINCO DE MAYO CELEBRATION All Day | WaterSound Beach Club

JUNE June 1

CLOSED FOR AERIFICATION

May 7

All Day | Shark’s Tooth Golf Club

TENNIS MARGARITA MIXER

June 3

5–7 p.m. | Shark’s Tooth Golf Club

5–7 p.m. | WaterSound Beach Club

NATIONAL FITNESS DAY

June 4

COUPLES NINE & DINE

May 9

4–8 p.m. | Shark’s Tooth Golf Club

COFFEE & CANDLES

June 8

10 a.m.–1 p.m. | WaterSound Beach Club

WORLD OCEAN DAY CELEBRATION

May 10

All Day | WaterSound Beach Club

CLOSED FOR AERIFICATION

June 10

All Day | Camp Creek Golf Club

LADIES LUNCHEON

May 13

10 a.m.–1 p.m. | WaterSound Beach Club

SURF & TURF DATE NIGHT

June 12

6–10 p.m. | WaterSound Beach Club

BATTLE OF THE CROWN CHESS TOURNAMENT

May 14

12–3 p.m. | WaterSound Beach Club

COUPLES NINE & DINE

June 14–18

4–8 p.m. | Shark’s Tooth Golf Club

KIDS CAMP

May 20

All Clubs

FAMILY FUN GAME NIGHT

June 18

5–7 p.m. | Shark’s Tooth Golf Club

COMEDY NIGHT

May 21

5–8 p.m. | Shark’s Tooth Golf Club

FULL SWING CLINIC

June 19

10 a.m. | Camp Creek Golf Club

BUNKER PLAY CLINIC

May 27

10 a.m. | Shark’s Tooth Golf Club

BEER TASTING

June 20

3-6 p.m. | Shark’s Tooth Golf Club

PARENT-CHILD GOLF TOURNAMENT

May 28–31

9 a.m.–12 p.m. | Origins Golf Club

MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND

June 20

All Day | WaterSound Beach Club

May 31

SHARKS & STRIPES 9 a.m. | Shark’s Tooth Golf Club

EVENTS

KIDS ART CLASS

May 8 10 a.m.–4 p.m. | WaterSound Beach Club

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DONUTS WITH DAD FATHER’S DAY CELEBRATION 11 a.m.–2 p.m. | WaterSound Beach Club

June 23

BRUNCH Sundays JANUARY 3–FEBRUARY 28 All Day | Shark’s Tooth

FAMILY FUN NIGHT Third Thursday of the Month MARCH 18–MAY 20 5–7 p.m. | Shark’s Tooth

TACOS, TEQUILA AND TRIVIA Tuesdays MARCH 23–MAY 25 6–8 p.m. | WaterSound Beach Club

WATER AEROBICS Wednesdays MARCH 23–SEPTEMBER 1 8–8:45 a.m. | WaterSound Beach Club

WINE DOWN WEDNESDAY Wednesdays MARCH 24–MAY 26 6–8 p.m. | WaterSound Beach Club

COMPLIMENTARY BEACH BONFIRES Fridays MARCH 26–MAY 28 6–8 p.m. | WaterSound Beach Club

May 31

SNAPPER HOOK & COOK

OYSTER BAKE

5-7 p.m. | Shark’s Tooth Golf Club

MOVIE NIGHT

June 25–26

First Saturday of the Month

CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP TOURNAMENT

MARCH 6–AUGUST 7

7 a.m.–4 p.m. | Shark’s Tooth & Camp Creek

8–10 p.m. | WaterSound Beach Club

11 a.m.–1 p.m. | WaterSound Beach Club

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Lifestyle Membership

Experience unlimited golf at Camp Creek Golf Club, Shark’s Tooth Golf Club and Origins, as well as access to WaterSound Beach Club. Find private air charter on The Clubs by JOE's Pilatus PC-12 NG. You’ll enjoy fitness facilities, tennis and and a robust calendar of social events throughout the year. Topping things off is a multitude of dining options and an extensive list of outdoor amenities the whole family will enjoy!

Signature Golf Membership

If golf is your passion, a Signature Golf Membership is the perfect match for you. You’ll enjoy endless rounds of golf at any of The Clubs by JOE’s courses including Shark’s Tooth, Camp Creek and Origins Golf Clubs. To join today or for more information about each Membership, please call 850.213.5181 or send an email to memberships@stjoeclub.com. *Information in this Membership section provides a summary of The Clubs by JOE SM Membership program. As this information is only summary in nature, you should read the Membership Plan and Rules and Regulations for a complete understanding regarding Membership rights and privileges. Membership privileges and benefits are subject to change from time to time.

To celebrate the announcement of a proposed multimilliondollar expansion at the renowned Tom Fazio-designed Camp Creek Golf Club, The Clubs by JOE designed the Perfect 10 Lifestyle Membership Drive, a special promotional offer for new Members. The Perfect 10 is a unique opportunity to enjoy all of the luxuries that The Clubs by JOE affords for a fraction of the cost up front. Instead of the requirement that the initial Membership fee of $30,000 be paid upon joining, new Members who qualify will be able to join for just $10,000 up front! THE PAYMENT PLAN IS AS FOLLOWS:

• $10,000 due upon signing Membership Agreement • $10,000 due upon completion of Camp Creek Lifestyle Village Phase I • $10,000 due upon completion of Camp Creek Lifestyle Village Phase II

The Perfect 10 Lifestyle Membership Drive was launched in connection with the Camp Creek Expansion — currently planned to include a health and wellness center, a kids club and playground, casual dining, tennis courts, a pool with expansive deck and a 75-key boutique inn — but it includes so much more. A Lifestyle Membership at The Clubs by JOE also offers access to world-class golf, tennis, dining, wellness and events at Shark’s Tooth Golf Club and WaterSound Beach Club. New Members who join through the Perfect 10 offer get to enjoy all of The Clubs by JOE properties, perks and events while making only one-third of the total initiation fee up front. The Perfect 10 offer is a limited-time offer that is subject to change or expiration without notice. Payment plan offer does not apply to existing members. Membership quantity is limited. Other restrictions apply. Contact The Clubs by JOE for complete details. 80

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Havana Beach Bar & Grill ��������������������������������������������������� 850.588.2882 Havana Beach Rooftop Lounge �������������������������������������������� 850.588.2882 Spa Pearl ������������������������������������������������������������������������������ 850.460.9041

REHEARSAL DINNERS/WEDDINGS/MEETINGS WaterColor Inn �������������������������������������������������������������������� 850.231.7773 WaterSound Beach Club ������������������������������������������������������ 850.249.3042 Shark’s Tooth Golf Club ������������������������������������������������������ 850.249.3042 Watersound Origins ������������������������������������������������������������ 850.249.3042 The Pearl Hotel �������������������������������������������������������������������850.460.9040

CONCIERGE Concierge Service ���������������������������������������������������������������� 850.534.5008

SERVICES DINING Camp Creek 19th Hole Grille ������������������������������������������������ 850.231.7603 Fish Out of Water ��������������������������������������������������������������� 850.534.5050 Havana Beach Bar & Grill �������������������������������������������������� 850.588.2882 Havana Rooftop Lounge ����������������������������������������������������� 850.588.2882 Shark’s Tooth Clubhouse ������������������������������������������������������ 850.249.3015 The Gathering Spot & Sushi Bar ����������������������������������������� 850.534.5025 WaterSound Beach Club ������������������������������������������������������ 850.534.2500

RELAX WaterColor InnSpa �������������������������������������������������������������� 850.534.5010 Spa Pearl ������������������������������������������������������������������������������ 850.588.2881

GOLF Camp Creek Golf Club ��������������������������������������������������������� 850.231.7601 Shark’s Tooth Golf Club ������������������������������������������������������� 850.249.3041 Origins Golf Club ���������������������������������������������������������������� 850.213.5090

OUTDOOR The BoatHouse at WaterColor ��������������������������������������������� 850.419.6188

ACTIVITIES WaterColor Fitness �������������������������������������������������������������� 850.534.5950 Bike Barn ���������������������������������������������������������������������������� 850.534.5959

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