As one enters the Woodlands County Club in Tamarac, one of the first homes on the left is a large white residence with a stone front and a brown-shingled porte cochère. For many years it was the home of Harold and Claire Oshrey. Harold….
What’s so amazing about living in the Woodlands Country Club is that there is so much history. Once home to millionaires who made it their winter escape, so many residents have a story, and I am fortunate that neighbors told me about the former U.S Representative who lived in mine.
We asked our neighbors what they liked most about living in the Woodlands Country Club.
I’ve written over the years about the many important people that have decided to make their homes in the Woodlands. Many of them were wealthy business owners that spent their winters here enjoying the sun and playing golf for many years before eventually deciding to retire here for good.
By: Sharon Aron Baron Back in the heyday of the Woodlands Country Club, when almost all of the sections were full of retirees and snowbirds, and children were relegated to Section Two, the clubhouses were hopping with activity. It wasn’t just the country club that had all the fun, sections that had clubhouses fully utilized them for social activities, […]
Behring lived in the Woodlands for several years with his wife and his children. His custom home still stands today off of Woodlands Boulevard. It now has a gate in front of it, something his son Jeffrey Behring, who lived there as a teenager, mentioned it didn’t have while he was growing up.
Back in 1972, the Woodlands made national news when a man killed a reported mobster on the golf course.
This article appeared in the Miami Herald back in October 14, 1984.
Ronald and Bonnie Pomerantz bought a $70,000 home in the adults-only Tamarac community in October 1977 with expectations of remaining childless. Then Erika was born July 13 last year. Before the baby arrived, association officials congratulated the couple on the new arrival, then told them the baby couldn’t stay. When they moved in, the association argues, the Pomerantzes agreed to a 10-page package of deed restrictions that prohibits residents younger than 16.
Officials with The Woodlands Home Owners Association think the solution is to start a “safe neighborhoods” program.