44% of Florida boating accidents in 2020 were due to operator error, stats show
Of 836 boating accidents in Florida last year, 402 involved collisions and 44% of those were due to the operator’s inattention or failing to maintain a proper lookout, according to Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission’s 2020 statistical report.
Need to burn your kids’ energy? Try golf -- as in, real golf
But if you’re in need of more ideas, how about this one: Have you tried taking your kid golfing? Depending on which part of the country you golf, other wildlife such as deer and alligators can also easily be present on a golf course. On a side note, you don’t have to have your kid hit EVERY shot. Golf courses know the value of introducing the game to youngsters, and thus, will often offer heavy discounts for kids to play, if they even charge them at all for a round. Some golf courses also will offer discounts for families who want to play.
Golfing on a Jewel: 5 reasons why playing this course on Mackinac Island is an experience like no other
Here are five reasons why a round of golf on Mackinac Island’s Jewel Golf Course is an experience like no other. The ferry rideSome ferry rides to Mackinac Island will take you underneath the Mackinac Bridge. Spectacular viewsViews from the Jewel Golf Course on Mackinac Island. The Jewel Golf Course on Mackinac Island. The Jewel Golf Course on Mackinac Island.
More than 10,000 sign on to reopen St. Johns County beaches
ST. JOHNS COUNTY, Fla. – A petition to reopen beaches in St. Johns County with 10,000 plus signatures is growing. The petition is addressed to St. Johns County Leadership from ‘The Surf Community’. It asks for beaches to be reopened with restrictions including,only open for county residents with valid I.D. The creator of the petition is urging signers to contact County Administrator Hunter Conrad. The petitioner, identified as Eric Hires, did not offer a plan on how the restrictions could be enforced and at what cost.