Arizona News & Events

  • The Importance of Footwork in the Golf Swing

    Many players do not realize the importance that their feet play in the golf swing. Your feet are the only point of contact with the ground and provide the platform from which a fundamentally sound swing is built from. Golf is one of only a few ‘ball and stick sports’ (baseball, softball & tennis for example) where the athlete does not step ...

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  • Hunting For Rare Birds: "The Eagle, The Birdie, and Now The Goose"

    Grey Goose Vodka and golf are closely linked, as Grey Goose sponsors “The Grey Goose 19th Hole” on Golf Channel each Wednesday evening at 8:00 PM (ET), reporting on golf’s latest news and trends. In 2010, Golfer’s Guide Magazine is pleased to debut what is sure to be golf’s newest sensation…“The Goose!” ...

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  • Waste Management to sponsor Tour event

    The PGA Tour has picked up its third new title sponsor of the year with an announcement that Waste Management will be sponsor of the Phoenix Open starting next year. Waste Management replaces FBR, which had said earlier this year it would not renew its contract after 2010. The tournament, which draws by far the largest crowds of the PGA ...

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  • Eagle Mountain Golf Club Offers Additional Value For Golfers Booking In Advance On EagleMtn.com

    Savings up to $140! OB Sports-managed Eagle Mountain Golf Club recently announced a new golf tee time booking offering that provides substantial savings to those who make reservations in advance. Golfers simply save by booking their tee time 8 to 90 days in advance on Eagle Mountain’s official website: eaglemtn.com. “It’ ...

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  • Award-Winning Superstition Mountain Golf Club Now Available for "Member for a Day" Golf

    The award-winning, 36-hole Superstition Mountain Golf & Country Club announced today that it will make one golf course each day available for “Member for a Day” starting times through the addition of a new membership plan that allows for daily fee play opportunities. The second  course will remain exclusive for permanent member play. ...

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  • 2010 Arizona Women's Golf Association Board Elected

    The Arizona Women’s Golf Association’s (AWGA) have elected their 2010 Officers and Board Members. All Districts throughout Arizona are represented by members of the Board. Arizona's leader in women's golf since 1924, the AWGA supports over 25,000 members of all skill levels. The AWGA is a 501(c) 3 not-for-profit organization whose mission ...

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  • Hand Wins the Fiesta Bowl Million Dollar Hole-in-One

    For the seventh year in a row, there was no grand prize, million dollar winner at the finals of the Fiesta Bowl Million Dollar Hole-in-One presented by Fox Sports Arizona. The event’s big winner however was Greg Hand of Scottsdale, Arizona who came within 4’ 9 ¾" and won a three-night golf trip to the Celtic Manor Resort in Ne ...

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  • Interesting Stories Abound at The Fiesta Bowl Million Dollar Hole-in-One

    Now in its final week, the Fiesta Bowl Million Dollar Hole-in-One presented by Fox Sports Arizona has already seen its share of aces and exciting stories.  Thus far, twelve hole in ones have been made on the Fiesta Bowl’s stand-alone, 120 + yard hole. Dwight Thomas of Scottsdale, Arizona recorded two hole in ones on the same day while a t ...

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  • Golf Marathon To Benefit the Southwest Valley Family YMCA

    On Friday, December 4, 2009, a Golf Marathon to benefit the Southwest Valley Family YMCA will be held at the legendary Wigwam Golf Resort. Over 40 golfers will flock to the Wigwam’s Blue Course for this worthwhile, inaugural event. This sporty, Robert Trent Jones design will host these determined players all of whom will attempt to play 100 hol ...

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  • PGA Tour Announces Frys.com Open Relocating to Northern California

    The PGA Tour and Fry’s Electronics recently announced the relocation of the Frys.com Open for 2010 to CordeValle in San Martin, CA, with the tournament to be contested in October and televised in 220 countries on Golf Channel. The PGA Tour Fall Series event had been played the last three years at Grayhawk Golf Club in Scottsdale, Az. Located 30 mi ...

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