Team Palm Valley Captures 2011 TaylorMade OB Sports National Team Championship Presented by Adidas

teampalmvalley.jpg‘Team Palm Valley' overcame a four shot deficit to capture the 2011 TaylorMade OB Sports National Team Championship presented by adidas Golf. The Palm Valley Team shot a final round 201 to leap past the team from Longbow Golf Club and take the coveted title. Palm Valley's 406 total (205-201) was five better then Longbow's 411 total (201-210). The defending champions from We-Ko-Pa Golf Club finished in third place with a total team score of415 (209-206).

"Every member of our team played great today," stated Team Captain, Jim Hamilton. "We had every two-person team finish ‘in the money' and that led us to the title. We are excited to bring "The Cup" to Palm Valley," added Hamilton.


In total 168 national qualifiers are participating in the event, representing nineteen OB Sports affiliated golf clubs from throughout the United States. Each team fields an eight-person team (grouped together in four, two-person teams) made up of seven qualifiers from the club and the club's golf professional. "The cup" is awarded for the overall TaylorMade/OB Sports Team Championship:  each of the teams post its best three, two-person-team net scores, across both days of competition, and the team with the lowest net score is crowned overall champion.   This 36-hole national event was played concurrently over two courses: Longbow Golf Club and Raven Golf Club - Phoenix.

Past TaylorMade OB Sports team champions include We-Ko-Pa-Golf Club (2010), High Meadow Ranch Golf Club (2009), Tijeras Creek Golf Club (2008) and Sandia Golf Club (2007).

For more information on the 2011 TaylorMade OB Sports National Team Championship, Presented by adidas Golf, visit www.obsports.com/team

About the Title Sponsor - TaylorMade
TaylorMade Golf has led the golf industry's technological revolution since the company was founded in 1979. TaylorMade metalwoods, irons and putters have been used to win hundreds of professional golf tournaments around the world. In 1998, TaylorMade became a wholly owned subsidiary of the adidas Group. adidas Golf creates high-performance, technology-infused golf apparel and footwear worn by hundreds of professional golfers around the world. For additional information about TaylorMade Golf, please visit www.taylormadegolf.com  

About the Presenting Sponsor - adidas Golf
adidas Golf creates high-performance, technology-infused golf apparel and footwear worn by hundreds of professional golfers around the world.  The three-stripes of the adidas golf brand are the most visible on the PGA Tour. For additional information about adidas Golf, please visit www.adidasgolf.com

About the Welcome Reception Sponsor - Ashworth Golf
Ashworth, which became a brand of the TaylorMade-adidas Golf Company in 2008, creates relaxed, lifestyle-oriented golf apparel synonymous with authenticity and quality.  Steeped in heritage, Ashworth captures the soul of the game no matter where and how it is played.  And provides a safe harbor for those who know who they truly are...even if only for a few fortunate hours.  While others are fashion brands with a golf line, this is an authentic golf brand...inspired by fashion.  This is who we are.  This is Ashworth. For additional information about Ashworth Golf, please visit www.ashworthgolf.com

Other supporting sponsors for the event include Imperial Headwear and Sysco Foods

About OB Sports
The clubs participating in the TaylorMade OB Sports National Team Championship are professionally managed by OB Sports Golf Management, a diversified, golf-oriented company with a long history of success.  OB Sports currently manages 43 premier golf courses and country clubs throughout the United States. Known for its comprehensive and personalized services since 1972, OB Sports has become widely acclaimed as the leader in boutique-style golf course management.  For more information about OB Sports Golf Management, visit www.obsports.com, call (480) 948-1300, follow on Twitter at www.twitter.com/obsportsgolf,  become a Fan on Facebook at www.facebook.com/obsports or check out the OB Sports You Tube Channel at www.youtube.com/obsportsgolf    

2011 TaylorMade OB Sports National Team Championships
Final Results
Longbow Golf Club & Raven Golf Club - Phoenix

Team

Round 1

Course Played

Round 2

Course Played

Total

           

Palm Valley

205

Raven

201

Longbow

406

Longbow

201

Longbow

210

Raven

411

WeKoPa

209

Raven

206

Longbow

415

Sandia 1

209

Raven

213

Longbow

422

Eagle Mountain

217

Longbow

206

Raven

423

Tijeras Creek

210

Longbow

216

Raven

426

Angel Park

209

Raven

218

Longbow

427

High Meadow 1

214

Longbow

214

Raven

428

Legacy

215

Raven

214

Longbow

429

Ahwatukee

216

Raven

214

Longbow

430

High Meadow 2

217

Longbow

214

Raven

431

Sedona Golf

217

Longbow

214

Raven

431

Langdon Farms

217

Raven

218

Longbow

435

Raven

221

Longbow

214

Raven

435

Centennial 1

216

Longbow

220

Raven

436

Oaks

225

Longbow

211

Raven

436

ASU

220

Raven

217

Longbow

437

Centennial 2

219

Longbow

220

Raven

439

Sandia 2

219

Raven

221

Longbow

440

OB Sports

216

Raven

231

Longbow

447

Three Crowns

229

Longbow

224

Raven

453

 

 

 

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