The “Wycliffe Stiffs” Make their Big-Screen Debut at the Palm Beach International Film Festival

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If you’ve ever played Stickball as a kid in Brooklyn, NY, then you’d know the joy and excitement it brings. The “Wycliffe Stiffs” of Wycliffe Golf & Country Club in Wellington, FL. have brought that nostalgic feeling right back to Palm Beach County. The “Stiffs” as most call them, have recently made a short video documentary, showcasing their incredible talent and love for the game. We are proud to announce that this short film entitled “Meet the Wycliffe Stiffs” has been accepted into the 21st Palm Beach International Film Festival!

The film festival, which goes from April 6-14, 2016, showcases some of the best up and coming film Directors, Producers and Actors in the business.

The Wycliffe Stiffs are possibly the funniest group of athletes in South Florida. They are re-creating a special time from their past in Brooklyn, N.Y. by playing Stickball – competitively. They have something very special that others don’t have. It’s called the magic formula for staying young – laughing everyday and staying active!

“It’s truly exciting to be able to share a fantastic film about a bunch of guys re-living their childhood and playing the game that they fell in love with. It’s an honor to be part of the festival. Thank you to all involved in making this happen for the team,” said league player Marty Ross (The Commish).

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BoardRoom magazine Nominates Wycliffe Golf & Country Club as a Distinguished Club for 2016

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Wycliffe Golf & Country Club is very proud to announce its Distinguished Clubs nomination by Boardroom magazine for 2016. To be one of a highly select group of private clubs that have been recognized as providing an absolutely excellent member experience is an honor in itself. Only the top 10 percent of private clubs throughout the nation are nominated. Over the last three years, Boardroom Magazine has awarded this status to 165 of the finest clubs in the world. This is a wonderful distinction to have and is very special to Wycliffe.

Providing a member experience that is memorable, unique and having the willingness to constantly improve is what this award is all about. This is something that Wycliffe embraces. A good lesson is to never just be satisfied, but rather always wanting to go the extra mile for your members and show them how important they are.

How does a club get nominated? Boardroom Magazine has strict guidelines as well as a lengthy evaluation process which includes a member experience rating system. Making sure our service and quality is impeccable, are just two of the many parts to this system. “Being nominated as a Distinguished Club is something  very important to us. This is a wonderful honor and to be included in the top 10 percent of clubs that provides excellent service, makes it is even more extraordinary” said Darrell Wilde, General Manager/COO of Wycliffe Golf & Country Club.

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Wycliffe Golf & Country Club Providing a Touch of Elegance to Your Wedding or Special Event

Imagine planning the wedding of your dreams or a special event at a club that caters to your every need and wish, creating a day that’s perfect in every way. Wycliffe Golf & Country Club, in Wellington, FL, provides a lush, natural ambience for a rich blend of romance and elegance in a private golf and country club setting.

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Wedding and special events at a golf and country club are special. To many, they are considered to be a classic venue, with sweeping golf course views, verdant foliage and vibrant landscaping.

Wycliffe Golf & Country Club has always prided itself with its first-rate dining experience for members and we are proud to share the talents of our inspired culinary team with the community. Our Certified German Master Executive Chef, Michael J. Schenk and his culinarians create a custom wedding menus for you and your guests for a personal, and very special event.

“A wedding or special event at Wycliffe Golf & Country Club is all about our guests! Our Club understands the importance of having the experience of a lifetime, with our exceptional culinary and catering team making sure you and your guests are fully taken care of. There is nothing like having two gorgeous championship golf courses as a backdrop adding beauty and style to complete your day.” said Christine Bostley, Food & Beverage Operation Catering Sales

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From L to R: President, Irwin Tepper and Wycliffe Golf & Country Club General Manager/COO, Darrell Wilde

Wycliffe Golf & Country Club is very proud to announce that our Club President, Irwin Tepper has been named one of Boardroom magazine’s Top 20 Private Club Presidents for 2015.

BoardRoom magazine annually recognizes the world’s top Private Club Presidents for their outstanding work, their understanding of the industry, and their role and responsibilities of the club’s board of directors.

This award, now in its eighth year, has attracted board president nominations from clubs and other nominators around the world. Proudly, Wycliffe Golf & Country Club President, Irwin Tepper is among one of BoardRoom magazine’s finest candidates to receive this award. He truly exemplifies leadership, accountability and management of the board. Irwin is highly effective and efficient with the volunteer board which shows the dedication necessary to fulfill his presidential duties and create memorable experiences for club members.

Since arriving at Wycliffe in 2008, Irwin has been one of many members who takes “the bull by the horns” and goes above and beyond for a member or for the Club. The other way, is .

“Irwin Tepper is a one-of-a-kind President. His dedication, loyalty and commitment to our Club and membership is fantastic. He is a good listener to members. I am so proud of him for receiving this award, not just as our Club President, but as my friend.” said Darrell Wilde, Wycliffe Golf & Country Club General Manager/COO

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Here’s to Health and Wellness in 2016!

Here’s to Health and Wellness in 2016!

For many people, fitness can be a passion and a strong confidence builder. Expressing your passion through fitness is a great way to feel alive and exuberant. For Wycliffe Golf & Country Club, our philosophy of “Think well, Live well and Be well” are words to live by. Simply put, it means that we want our membership to think positive, live their lives to the best of their ability while staying active and healthy.

Fitness at Wycliffe is a priority to our staff and membership. Our team of experts come from different backgrounds, teaching an array of activities, such as: Pilates,TRX, Aerobics, Personal Training, Tai Chi and more. We strive to give our members the absolute best health and wellness information, coupled with various classes designed to make them feel invigorated, inspired and happy to have a healthy balanced lifestyle. Now that we offer members nutrition advice with a nutritionist, our members now have a full, well-rounded wellness experience.

“Our new fitness philosophy of Think well, Live well and Be well is a motto that we strongly believe in. It’s so important that we send a positive message to our membership embracing health and wellness and the importance of continuous education and training” said Lynn Mandigo, Fitness Director at Wycliffe Golf & Country Club.

“I’m very excited to work with the team in implementing our new fitness motto. I strongly believe in health education and continuously working on self-improvement.” said Gabriela Baker, Pilates Coordinator at Wycliffe Golf & Country Club.

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Gabriela Baker, Pilates Coordinator at Wycliffe Golf & Country Club

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Fits Like a Club!

Golfers come in all different shapes and sizes and there are plenty of clubs to suit every imaginable body type. However, not all these clubs are available ‘off-the-rack,’ which is why there is custom-fitting. Just like the name suggests, custom-fitting is the building of individual golf clubs that are designed specific to a golfer’s size, shape and swing.

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One of the most common questions members ask our golf professionals is “Am I using the right club or would I hit lower scores with a set of custom clubs?”

“Custom-fitting clubs can provide a great advantage to a player. When you’re comfortable on the course, you’re going to play better, it’s that simple. Having custom-fitted clubs can provide a player with a wide range of advantages, the major benefit is being able to drive the ball farther with more ease. Other important factors include: length, lie, shaft flex, grip size, and shaft weight. We are now very happy to offer our members this service.” said Head Golf Professional at Wycliffe Golf & Country Club and PGA Member, Paul Rifenberg.

Keep in mind that if you do decide to go this route, you should start to notice slight improvements to your game once you get comfortable with the new clubs. It just takes time getting used to.

Wycliffe members can directly contact our Golf Professionals directly to set up an appointment or ask any questions. Learn more about the Golf Professionals at Wycliffe Golf & Country Club as well as services offered to members by clicking here.

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Wycliffe Welcomes LPGA Member & Teaching Professional Christi Dorece

Wycliffe Welcomes LPGA Member & Teaching Professional Christi Dorece

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