Palm-Aire at a glance
Population: 3,500 (estimate)
Number of residences: 2,200 (estimate)
Community established: 1957, as DeSoto Lakes Golf and Country Club
Location: 5601 Country Club Way
Government: Muncipal Services Taxing Unit, Manatee County Commission
Landmark or claim to fame: Many notable golfers played at Palm-Aire during the 1950s and 1960s, including Gene Sarazan, Sam Sneed and Gary Player.