One of Us: Bernard de Raad

Bernard de Raad has owned Cap’s on the Water in St. Augustine for 20 years. He is also a co-owner of 3 Palms Grille in Ponte Vedra Beach.

One of Us: Pablo Alfaro

Pablo Alfaro is a regional sales manager at Pacific Southern Wine Co. who has lived in Ponte Vedra for 21 years.

Why I Serve: Kit Carryl

On this edition of Why I Serve, the Recorder sat down with Kit Carryl to discuss her time as a riveter and in the military, her most memorable experiences and more. Carryl is currently a resident at The Windsor at San Pablo.

One of Us: Commander Brian Harrington

Brian Harrington is the Northeast District commander of the St. Johns County Sheriff’s Office.

One of Us: Robin Tomkunas

Robin Tomkunas is the owner of Jax DogWatch Hidden Fences, which offers invisible fencing and training products. She and her family live in Nocatee.

One of Us: Mike Taylor

Mike Taylor is a regional vice president for GreenPointe Communities, which is currently building the new EvenTide community in Ponte Vedra Beach.

Why I Serve: Ronald 'Doc' Renuart

Ronald Renuart is featured on this edition of Why I Serve.

One of Us: Chris Condon

Chris Condon is a longtime photographer with the PGA Tour who lives in Jacksonville Beach.

Tesori discusses win at THE PLAYERS

Webb Simpson is the winner of THE PLAYERS Championship 2018, and his caddie, Nocatee resident Paul Tesori, is victorious at a course he grew up playing and in a tournament he dreamed of winning.

Webb Simpson closes out another historic day at THE …

Ponte Vedra Recorder Editor Jon Blauvelt talks with Orlando Sentinel golf writer Edgar Thompson and longtime producer of the Golf Show Kathy Bissell about Webb Simpson's historic performance on day three of THE PLAYERS and what it means for the rest of the tournament.

Tiger Woods discusses third round of THE PLAYERS

In the third round of THE PLAYERS Championship, Tiger Woods finished 7-under 65, which is his lowest performance at this tournament and lowest round since the 2015 Wyndham Championship.

Cantlay, Hadley, Day and Stenson address media after …

Patrick Cantlay, Chesson Hadley and Jason Day are all near the top of the leaderboard at THE PLAYERS, and Henrik Stenson is not far behind.

Tiger addresses media after Round 2 of THE PLAYERS

Tiger Woods is 1-under par after Round 2 of THE PLAYERS.

Monahan talks THE PLAYERS, TPC Sawgrass

PGA Tour Commissioner Jay Monahan discusses THE PLAYERS Championship and TPC Sawgrass.

Fred Funk shares insight on TPC Sawgrass, THE PLAYERS

PGA Tour Champions golfer and Ponte Vedra resident Fred Funk shares some insight on TPC Sawgrass and THE PLAYERS Championship, a tournament he won in 2005.

One of Us: Derek Sprague

Derek Sprague is the general manager of TPC Sawgrass. Appointed to the position in October 2017, Sprague previously served as managing director at Liberty National Golf Club in Jersey City, New Jersey.

One of Us: Murray Beard

Murray Beard is a local realtor who served as the tournament chairman of THE PLAYERS Championship in 2000.

Word on the Street: Leading up to THE PLAYERS

With less than two weeks remaining until THE PLAYERS Championship, our second episode of "Word on the Street" focuses on Tiger Woods, March or May and some fun trivia related to the tournament.

One of Us: Damon Olinto

As chairman of THE PLAYERS Championship 2018, Damon Olinto oversees the operations of thousands of volunteers whose efforts enable the tournament to donate millions of dollars to Northeast Florida charities each year.

One of Us: Jim McCarthy

A Ponte Vedra resident, Jim McCarthy is the president of North Florida Land Trust, as well as a volunteer at THE PLAYERS Championship for 34 years. With the tournament only a few weeks away, the Recorder decided to speak with Jim exclusively about his volunteer experience over the years.

Word on the Street: Leading up to THE PLAYERS

We kick off our new video series, Word on the Street, about one month away from THE PLAYERS Championship. Who's going to win? Tacos on 12 or Wine and Dine on 9? We asked these questions and more to people in the community.

One of Us: Bill McClure

A Ponte Vedra Beach resident, Bill McClure is the president and chief operating officer of 1st Rescue Mission Critical Aerial Emergency Support Systems, a Jacksonville-based company that makes incident system software for police, fire rescue/EMS, hospitals, utilities, the Department of Homeland Security, the Department of Defense, pipelines and railways, universities and more.

One of Us: Laura Morey

Laura Morey is a public relations professional, founder of, actor and Ponte Vedra resident.

One of Us: Todd Hickey

A Ponte Vedra Beach resident, Todd Hickey is the general manager of The Sawgrass Marriott Golf Resort & Spa.

One of Us: Dr. Esra Weisheit

Dr. Esra Weisheit is the owner of Nease Animal Hospital, which opened in August 2017. A veterinarian for more than 20 years, Dr. Esra takes a very personal approach when it comes to taking care of animals.