Arizona News & Events

  • Legend Trail hosting Tee It Up For Children's Laughter event

    4th annual Tee It Up For Children's LaughterWhat: Benefit Tournament for Camp Soaring Eagle  raising money to send seriously ill children to camp.When: Saturday, May 4, 2013Where: Legend Trail Golf Club, ScottsdaleFormat: 1 pm Shotgun Start; Two Person ScrambleRegistration: $150 per person or $250 per twosomeIncludes: Greens Fees, BBQ Dinner, Awards, Pr ...

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  • PGA Merchandise Show has industry enthusiastic about 2013

    The 60th PGA Merchandise Show, held Jan. 23-26 in Orlando, Fla., celebrated its six-decade history while launching what many believed to be the most vibrant PGA Show Week in recent history to begin a strong 2013 for the golf industry. The 2013 PGA Merchandise Show brought together more than 1,000 companies and brands introducing new and innovative golf equip ...

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  • PGA Merchandise Show comes to a close

    The 60th PGA Merchandise Show closed Saturday and celebrated its history while launching what many believed to be the most vibrant PGA Show Week in recent history to begin a strong 2013 for the golf industry. The 2013 PGA Merchandise Show brought together more than 1,000 companies and brands along with more than 43,000 PGA professionals, buyers and industry ...

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  • Study: Amateur golfers feel belly putter rule will have minimal impact on game

    Golf Datatech, LLC, an independent research firm for consumer, trade and retail golf trends, has released a first-of-its-kind study developed to evaluate the reaction of "serious golfers" to the U.S. Golf Association's proposed new ruling that would prohibit anchoring the putter to the body while making a stroke. The study, which is being announced prior to ...

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  • Butch Harmon, friends reach out to help wounded veterans of Iraq, Afghanistan

    Butch Harmon is renowned for his profession as a golf coach working with some of the biggest names in the sport. Past pupils include Greg Norman and Tiger Woods. Currently, he works with Phil Mickelson, Nick Watney, Dustin Johnson, Gary Woodland and Natlie Gulbis, and he has recently released an instructional DVD earlier this year titled "Butch Harmon About ...

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  • Rounds Played at Record High Levels For 2012

    Golf Datatech, the golf industry's leading independent research firm for consumer, trade and retail golf trends, announced that rounds played in 2012 have increased significantly and are trending towards record high levels for the year. The trending growth in rounds played, which are at levels not previously experienced since 2006, are backed by findings tha ...

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  • Golf’s Annual Charitable Impact Recorded at $3.9 Billion

    GOLF 20/20 -- the collaboration of leading organizations representing all segments of the United States golf industry -- announced golf’s charitable impact of $3.9 billion in 2011. According to a study conducted by the National Golf Foundation, golf as a fundraising vehicle includes an estimated: * 12,000 golf facilities (75 percent of U.S. total)* 1 ...

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  • Phoenix Resorts Announce Winter Packages

    OB Sports Golf Management announced two new winter stay-and-play packages valid January 1, 2013 through March 31, 2013 that feature a selection of golf courses in Phoenix/Scottsdale under their management. The "Top 20" golf package offers accommodations at The Inn at Eagle Mountain and golf at three courses currently ranked in the top twenty in Golf Magazine ...

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  • Stonecreek Golf Club Unvels Refurbished Greenside Bunkers

    PHOENIX - The regulars at Stonecreek Golf Club in Phoenix have been very happy with their golf experience - for the most. They love the challenge of Stonecreek, designed over 30 years ago by Pete Dye and renovated recently by Arthur Hills. They enjoy the beauty of the layout, and the private-club-like service they receive from the Stonecreek staff.What they ...

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  • Golfer Leaves Audiences ‘Speechless’ With Special Olympics PSA

    Special Olympics is leaving viewers "Speechless" with its powerful new television public service announcement that has begun airing throughout the United States. The spot focuses on Special Olympics athlete and golfer Susie Doyens. Born with Down syndrome, Doyens remained practically mute for most of her childhood due to social pressure and anxiety. In "Spe ...

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