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“Home” Acrylics and Old Photos

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Born in St. Augustine, FL, Diana Patterson is the first of four daughters born to Robert "Jack" Mier and Pearl Pringle Mier. Earlier Mier families were Catholic and through the records of the church, the family's ancestry was traced to the 1400's to the southern tip of Spain. Moving from St. Augustine in the early 1800's, Diana's great grandparents came to Palm Valley, then a small settlement nestled between the Atlantic Ocean and the Intra-Coastal Waterway north of St. Augustine. They built the first "Mier" house just a few hundred feet from where her grandparents later built the "big house" where Diana was brought after her birth.

Tom Coughlin Hosts 16th Annual Jay Fund Golf Classic

Tom Coughlin Hosts 16th Annual Jay Fund Golf Classic

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. -- Former Jaguars head coach Tom Coughlin is back in town to host the 16th Annual Jay Fund Foundation Celebrity Golf Classic.

Coughlin's charity which is named for one of his former players at Boston College, Jay McGillis who passed away from Leukemia, has raised millions of dollars for children with cancer on the First Coast.

On Sunday night, a dinner and auction was held at the TPC Sawgrass Clubhouse.  On Monday morning, the celebrities and other benefactors will be playing golf on the Stadium Course.

A few of the notable celebrities that are on hand for this year's festivities are:

City Rescue Mission Seeks Community Support for Golf Tournament

City Rescue Mission (CRM) will host the third annual Champions Challenge Golf Tournament on Monday, August 29, 2011 at TPC Sawgrass in Ponte Vedra Beach. The tournament raises money to fund programs and initiatives that help the homeless and needy in Northeast Florida get off the streets and back on their feet. City Rescue Mission does not receive any local, state or federal funding and is currently seeking supporting sponsors and tournament teams.

JacksonDeville Swings by THE PLAYERS

JacksonDeville Swings by THE PLAYERS

Jacksonville Jaguars mascot JacksonDeville spent some time on the green Tuesday afternoon at THE PLAYERS. Community member Todd Arnold snapped some action shot of JacksonDeville showing off his golf skills and fashionable golf attire.

Tiger Woods Feeling Better at PLAYERS, Slides in Scale

Tiger Woods Feeling Better at PLAYERS, Slides in Scale

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PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. -- About all Tiger Woods can say about the injuries to his knee and Achilles' tendon is that he is "good enough to play" in The Players Championship.

Woods says he practiced on the range Monday for the first time since the Masters. His first round of golf since he tied for fourth at Augusta National was on Tuesday at the TPC Sawgrass, though that was only nine holes.

Tim Tebow Joins Students at THE PLAYERS

Tim Tebow Joins Students at THE PLAYERS

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. -- Tuesday morning, Tim Tebow surprised about 1,200 students at The Players Championship Tuesday.  

Tebow, who starred at nearby Nease High School prior to a record-setting four years at the University of Florida, visited the 4th graders participating in the Area Wide Junior Clinic sponsored by PGA Tour Charities during The First Tee Tuesday at The Players.

He spoke for a few minutes, telling the students the guidelines he said have led him to success.

"Do what's right, do your best, and treat others as you would like to be treated," he said to the excited, screaming crowd. 

Tebow announced that his tournament last weekend raised about $100,000.

Tim Tebow Hosts Celebrity Golf Tournament on Saturday

Tim Tebow Hosts Celebrity Golf Tournament on Saturday

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. -- Tim Tebow will be back on the First Coast this weekend to host a celebrity golf classic to benefit his foundation.

This event begins at 9:00 a.m. at Dye's Valley Course at TPC Sawgrass.  For more information, click here.

The following celebrities are scheduled to participate in this event:

Tim Tebow
Urban Meyer
Adrian Peterson
John Lynch
Jason Taylor
Will Muschamp
Fred Durst
Danny Wuerffel
Scott Van Pelt
Christian Ponder
Elvis Dumervil
Brandon Spikes
Fred Taylor
Sam Jones
Mike Pouncey
Maurkice Pouncey
Leon Washington
Artis Gilmore
David Garrard
Richie McDonald