It was the golf course view that drew Phil and Barb Shapkin to their second-floor condominium, in the Century Village retirement community in suburban West Palm Beach.
The couple left Long Island, N.Y., more than two decades ago and retired to their unit in the community’s Southampton section. They turned their patio into a second living room, never thinking that the privately owned golf course beyond its screened sliding doors would one day be developed.
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