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                                                    CRCCE Update

                               Coral Ridge Country Club

                  Gets a “Course” Lift

                                                          By Ruth Currie

                  ince April, the CRCC 18-hole Championship course  course architect himself known as the “The Open Doctor”
                  built by famed golf course architect Robert Trent Jones  has been leading the restoration of his father’s design.
              Shas been closed for a $9 million restoration. Coral  Since its’ opening in January 1955, Coral Ridge has been
              Ridge has been the premier golf course of Fort Lauderdale
              for 65 years and is set to reopen later this fall with new  a jewel of the Coral Ridge community. Built on the original
              greens, updated irrigation and improved drainage but with  site of the defunct 1920’s Floranada course (a combination
              the same playability and challenge as a tribute to the man  of names Florida and Canada), the land had laid in wait
              whose vision was carved into the community. The best part  until Jones and members of the Coral Ridge Golf Course,
              of the story is that Rees Jones, son of RTJ and a famed golf  Inc. saw the “ghost course” and pursued the lease of the

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