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Trump golf course ordered to pay $5.7 million to ex-members

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A Florida golf course owned by President Donald Trump must immediately repay $5.7 million to 65 former members who had been denied membership refunds after he bought the club in 2012, a federal judge ruled Wednesday. District Judge Kenneth Marra ruled that Trump National Golf Club in Jupiter violated contracts the members had signed with the previous owner, Ritz-Carlton. The average payment will be about $87,000 if the ruling is upheld. Attorney Brad Edwards, who represented the members, said Wednesday…

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Jupiter golf club members seek $6M from Donald Trump as trial begins

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Donald Trump says he transformed a Florida golf club that he bought from the Ritz-Carlton and that most members like the changes — despite a $6 million federal lawsuit brought by disaffected members. “I can say right now members are very happy,” Trump testified in a videotaped deposition played Monday, the first day of trial on the lawsuit, the Palm Beach Post reported. The deposition was recorded in April 2015. The Republican presidential candidate bought the club for $5 million…

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