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Red, White, & Booze. The Brews & Drinks of Choice.

The 4th of July has become a staple for launching fireworks, barbecuing, and sipping alcoholic beverages. It’s the American way.

Whether it’s craft beer or hard liquor, everyone has their drink of choice. And as it turns out, each state has their preference too.

Check out the info maps below to see what poison people prefer in each state.

Beers-By-States

With no surprise, Bud Light is the American King of beers, with 33 states naming it its favorite beer. While Blue Moon, Corona, Guinness, Heineken, and Pabst Blue Ribbon all receive a participation award.

Taking home the “most unique” award, Nebraska prefers Founders Brewing Curmudgeon Old Ale and Utah prefers Polygamy Nitro Porter.

And for all the craft beer enthusiasts, check out the info map below.

Craft-Beer-By-States

Liquor By States

On the liquor side of things, 42 states named a whiskey brand as their most popular. America loves its whiskey. Tying for the number one brand is cinnamon-flavored Fireball and made-in-America Jack Daniels.

Only Maryland and Virginia drink enough vodka for it to be a top choice, while other states are an even mix of rum and tequila.

Drink responsibly this 4th of July.

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Finding The Best Deal: Self Storage Finders

Relocating to a new home, no matter where it is, can be incredibly stressful. There are so many things to think about and so many things to do.

If you’ve ever needed to find a self-storage unit,  whether you’re moving a couple miles down the road to your new home, relocating across the country to a different city, or just need to temporarily store some of your things locally until you get around to spring cleaning, Self Storage Finders makes it incredibly easy for you to compare thousands of storage facilities nationwide and to rent an affordable storage unit that meets your needs.

It’s as easy as three simple steps.

Step 1. Find a storage unit near you.

It’s as easy as providing your zip code or city and voila, thousands of units to compare and find the best deal and providing you with information like the available unit sizes, the hours of operation, prices, and any current deals.

Amenities Include:

  • RV storage
  • Wine storage
  • Mobile storage
  • Mini storage
  • Climate control
  • And even more

Step 2. Reserve the unit online.

Once you’ve found the best deal for the storage unit you need, provide some basic information and you’re all set. Just relax and you’ll be contacted to confirm your rental. How stress-free is that?

Step 3. Move in.

When it’s time to move in, simply bring your confirmation and you’ll be good to go to start hauling boxes.

How easy is that?

Check out their recent blog post featuring Winter Haven, Florida and a few of the area highlights (our favorite is LegoLand).

Winter Haven, Florida


We’re not your typical Orlando Realtor. We’re a real estate team consisting of different talents, strengths, and backgrounds. Coming together to achieve a common goal. Helping you.

Contact:
Tania Matthews Team
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Clermont, FL 34711
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Golf Course Roundup: Clermont, FL

 

Real Estate Golf Homes in Clermont FL

It’s Tee Time somewhere.

Unlike most ball games, Golf, doesn’t actually require a standardized playing area. The game is played on a course with an arranged progression of either nine or 18 holes. This is exactly why golfing is so attractive to many athletes.

Not all golf courses are created equally.

The folks over at Prescott Lakes says “most avid golf enthusiasts understand that generally no two courses are the same.”  Each game can be entirely different by simply choosing a different golf course to play in – completely changing the scenery and even the difficulty of the game.

Let’s take a closer look at some of these local Golf Courses here in Clermont, FL.

Bella Collina Golf Course

Although technically located in Montverde, Bella Collina is nestled amongst orange groves, woodlands, and emerald rolling greens, Bella Collina overlooks the vineyards of Central Florida and two lakes, Lake Apopka and Lake Siena. The Nick Faldo’s luxury golf  course design measures more than 7,500 yards from its longest tees. Faldo, using the Highlands rolling terrain as his inspiration, has created a traditional valley-style golf course featuring open fairways and sweeping dunes, taking advantage of the long sweeps of the hillside and natural forest unique to Clermont, FL.

Bella Collina’s Golf Course offers several golfing packages ranging from difference price points.

  • Golfers Delight
  • Elite Group Special
  • Golf & Spa
  • Play With A Pro
  • Bella Golf Academy
  • Stay & Play

Bella Collina’s Golf Course also provides an invitational golf membership. This allows you to enjoy unlimited golf, use of their state of the art practice facilities and lifestyle amenities. You’re also allowed to participate in all Club Golf Events (Members and Guests Invitations, Club Championships, and Tournaments) that are scheduled every month.

And for children, Bella Collina offers a Junior Golf Program for all ages and skill levels, offering a variety of programs through the year to train, challenge, and motivate young golfers to not only enjoy the game but to improve as well. However, their primary goal is to provide a positive and fun learning environment where children are able to flourish under the experience and direction of highly skilled instructors while having an awesome time.

In addition to learning the fundamentals of golf, the program also builds on character development and life skills to help kids and teens as they grow.

Bella Collina also offers unique custom built luxury real estate homes in Clermont, FL.

Palisades Country Club

Located on the North Side of Clermont, the Palisades Country Club is considered one of the most spectacular piece of golf property in Central Florida and has been named as a “4 Star Award Winner Places to Play.” Designed by Joe Lee, renowned for his work in nearly 200 championship golf courses nationwide, the Palisades requires golfers to use every club, accommodating golfers of every handicap level.

The rolling hills of South Lake County provide beautiful scenery that is unique to Central Florida and Clermont’s golf courses with spectacular views and challenging terrain for every golfer. Palisades Country Club also offers membership opportunities, player development, and tournaments.

Green Valley Country Club

Conveniently located in the hills two miles west of Clermont, the Green Valley Country Club is known for its tranquil green scenery, lovely vistas, superior year-round conditions, and boasts a full practice facility that includes a range, putting green, and practice hole with an onsite restaurant, the Green Valley Bar and Grill.

A Lloyd Clifton design, the Green Valley Country  Club is a  6,645-yard, par-72 vintage championship layout that plays longer than its yardage, offering a mix of challenges and opportunities for every player. Testing every facet of a golf players game as they play these 18 dynamic holes.

The Green Valley Country Club also offers its own membership and professional instruction to improve your game.

Swiss Fairways Country Club

Swiss Fairways golf course truly utilizes Clermont’s wide open and hilly terrain and its overabundance of lakes. Large amounts of green and welcomes low handicappers while strategic bunkering is incorporated throughout the entire layout to add several challenging holes. There are over seventy-five sand traps in total and ten water hazards on the course.

With a relaxed and casual atmosphere that is far from the typical country club environment, the Swiss Fairways golf course has affordable rates and a truly interesting layout. The lakes in Swiss Fairways golf course are man-built to serve the nearby Swiss Ski School. A training ground for aspiring and professional water skiers and wakeboarders.

Legends Golf & Country Club

One of the finest accomplishments of famous golf course designer Lloyd Clifton, this beautiful Clifton-Ezell-Clifton 18-hole course located in Clermont stretches 6,911 yards from the gold tees and is a challenge for every golfer. The Legends golf course is a par 72 with a Slope Rating of 131 and Course Rating of 73.

Carved from former citrus groves, the Legends golf course boasts a multitude of rolling fairways and dramatic elevation shifts that are bordered by perimeter mounding, leading to large, well-bunkered greens throughout. Water is found on just six holes with a number of challenging doglegs and is most memorable for its extremely challenging par three’s.

With a panoramic view of Lake Louisa in the background, the Legends Golf & Country Club has an expansive “mountain-top” driving range boasts elevation drops of 75 to 100 feet. Also located on site is Legends Grille & Tavern. Open daily offering a truly relaxed golf-themed setting with a distinctive personality and setting.

Kings Ridge Golf Club

The Kings Ridge Golf Club in Clermont, FL offers two unique golf courses.

The first, the Kings Course is an 18 hole, par 71, 6,269 yard Lloyd Clifton designed South Course and is often recognized as one of the most exceptional courses in the Central Florida area. According to Clifton, the Kings Ridge golf course is designed to challenge the golfer to think and use every club in their bag. Capitalizing on the naturally rolling hills of Clermont’s countryside, seasoned golfers will enjoy the surrounding panoramic views while encountering rolling fairways, elevated tees, and undulating greens. A true test of any golfer’s putting skills.

The second, the Ridge Course is a par 57, 3,660 yards, Ron Garl design course. Exceptionally design with pot bunkers, precise landing areas, protected multi-tiered greens, water hazards, grassy hollows, and deep Bahia grass roughs will test the skills of every golfer.

With an all-American and golf themed setting, The Snack Shop at Kings Ridge is open daily for lunch and dinner in a relaxed and comfortable setting.

Sanctuary Ridge Golf Club

Considered one of the most exceptional golf courses in the area, the Sanctuary Ridge golf course in Clermont, FL is an 18 hole, par 73 mountain course design by Terry LaGree. With significant elevation shifts and no parallel fairways, Sanctuary Ridge provides golfers a challenging and one of a kind experience.

The Sanctuary Ridge Golf Club also provides adult group golf lesson program called The Casper Golf Academy, covering the fundamentals of the full swing, chipping, putting, pitching, bunker & on course play. Their clubhouse also provides a golf shop with all the gear you need and an on site restaurant called The Grille.

What’s truly neat about the Sanctuary Ridge Golf Club is a phenomena called Foot Golf. A new dimension to the sports universe, combining the passion, energy and fun of soccer with the distinction, elegance and precision of golf into a fantastic sport full of life.

Did we miss a golf course that should be on this list? Let us know in the comments below. Or if you’re looking for a golf front home or a golf club community, feel free to get in touch.


We’re not your typical Clermont Realtor. We’re a real estate team consisting of different talents, strengths, and backgrounds. Coming together to achieve a common goal. Helping you.

Contact:
Tania Matthews Team
info@TaniaMatthewsTeam.com
1200 Oakley Seaver Rd. Suite 109
Clermont, FL 34711
407.917.7190