Severe storms that included lightning and winds of up to 60 mph stopped play for the day, sent golfers and fans scrambling for safety and even knocked down the huge, iconic scoreboard that sits on a platform in a lake near the 18th green.
Daniel Berger, a true South Floridian born in Plantation and now residing in Jupiter, did his hometown fans proud as they followed him on the course in the first round of the Honda Classic on Thursday.
After the golf mogul proposed a $10 million rehab of the Crandon golf course in exchange for a management deal, Mayor Carlos Gimenez pushed for a prompt answer. He also said he had recused himself from the matter.
A legend showed up at Trump National Doral on Friday and explained how he became a legend. He sat in a villa named after him, and the walls were bedecked with pictures of him in various stages of his career.
Trump had filed a lawsuit against the City of Doral, accusing the city of having an “unconstitutional” noise ordinance. Trump’s legal team told the Miami Herald that since August 2014, the city’s code compliance department has issued more than 100 violations to his resort. On Thursday, he withdrew the suit. “We look forward to productive discourse regarding this matter,” said Ed Russo, a Trump representative in South Florida.
Just weeks after Donald Trump was given a key to the city, which also hosted his Miss Universe pageant, the billionaire filed a complaint accusing Doral of having an ‘unconstitutional’ noise ordinance.