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Georgia Eye Care Experts Warn Parents of 1,800⁰ F of Holiday Danger & Say Avoid Sparklers on July 4

Georgia Eye Care Experts Warn Parents of 1,800⁰ F of Holiday Danger & Say Avoid Sparklers on July 4
Georgia Eye Care Experts Warn Parents of 1,800⁰ F of Holiday Danger & Say Avoid Sparklers this Fourth of July Georgia Optometric Association Offers Tips to Celebrate the Holiday Safely

BEST SPOTS: To Run in the City

BEST SPOTS: To Run in the City

ATLANTA -- For this week's edition of Best Spots, we have compiled a list of best places to run for beginners, intermediate and advanced runners.

Recently, running has risen in popularity due to people discovering the different benefits it offers. Running has been proven to lessen stress, aid in weight loss and can serve as a method of meditation. According to the Seattle Times, 26.5 million people in the US run 50 days out of the year.

  • Beginners Routes

The Silver Comet Trail is known as “the only truly flat place you can run in Atlanta”. The trail starts near Mavell Road in Smyrna and runs all the way to the Georgia/Alabama line, near Cedartown and Esom. The trail is a favorite among runners searching for a leisurely stroll and good scenery.

$45 for 5 Drop-In Enrichment Classes at Bean Work Play Café (40% off)

$45 for 5 Drop-In Enrichment Classes at Bean Work Play Café (40% off)

Beat the summer heat with 40% off Yoga, Dance & Art classes at Bean Work Play Café in Decatur ($75 value). CLICK HERE TO PAY $45 = 5 classes for kids & adults!

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Beneful to unveil nation's first Dream Dog Park

Beneful to unveil nation's first Dream Dog Park

JOHNS CREEK, Ga.

PGA Championship tickets on sale

PGA Championship tickets on sale

JOHNS CREEK, Ga. -- The PGA Championship returns to the Atlanta Athletic Club for the 93rd PGA Championship August 8-14, 2011.

Tickets are now on sale for the Season's Final Major.

"After hosting a highly successful 2001 PGA Championship at the Atlanta Athletic Club, we know the region will be very excited for the Championship's return," said Ryan Cannon, the PGA Championship tournament director.

There are several ticket packages for different budgets, ranging from $25 for a Monday practice round ticket to $550 for a week-long Wanamaker Club ticket. 

Fans can purchase tickets by clicking here or by calling the PGA Ticketing Center at 1-800-PGA-GOLF (742-4653).

 

PGA Championship History Exhibit coming next week

PGA Championship History Exhibit coming next week

JOHNS CREEK, Ga. -- Golf lovers everywhere are invited to view the PGA Championship History Exhibit, "A History of the Season's Final Major," when it rolls into Johns Creek next week.

The exhibit will be at the Johns Creek PGA Welcome Center (11030 Medlock Bridge Road) Tuesday, June 7 through Sunday, Aug. 14.

It contains artifacts and memorabilia that trace the 92-year history of the PGA Championship and its past and present greats, from Walter Hagen to Jack Nicklaus to Tiger Woods to last year's winner, Martin Kaymer.

Admission to the exhibit is free.

BEST SPOTS: Golf Clubs and Courses

BEST SPOTS: Golf Clubs and Courses

ATLANTA – For this week’s installment of Best Spots, we've compiled a list of the best golf courses in for you to take a break and tee it off while the weather is nice.

The Dunwoody Country Club facility offers 18-holes of golf. The course is nicknamed “Dunwoody” and it features 7,002 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 72. The course is composed of Bermuda grass and it was designed by Willard C. Byrd of the ASGCA.

Membership to this club is invite only as it is seen as a premiere course in Atlanta. The course is located at 1600 Dunwoody Club Drive.

North Fulton Course was first designed in 1937 by Chandler Egan in collaboration with Walter Hagen and Atlanta's greatest golfer, Bobby Jones. The course is located in the heart of Chastain Park, Atlanta's largest park.

The course is also on the site of an ancient Creek Indian Village.