Arizona News & Events

  • Building character one hole at a time

    The mission of the First Tee of Phoenix is to impact the lives of young people in Maricopa County. The program provides learning facilities and educational programs that teach the nine core values which promote character development and lifeenhancing values through the game of golf.  ...

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  • Desert Mountain is honored by Travel+Leisure Golf magazine

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. - For the third consecutive year, Desert Mountain (www.desertmountain.com), a premier Scottsdale Arizona Golf Course Community, has been named among the top 100 golf communities in the United States by Travel + Leisure Golf magazine. The annual list is compiled by the staff at Travel + Leisure Golf and is based on criteria including ...

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  • OB Sports Director of Sales & Marketing, Kris Strauss, honored by American Junior Golf Association

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. - OB Sports Golf Management’s Director of Sales and Marketing, Kris Strauss was honored by the American Junior Golf Association Friday, Feb. 29, at its Annual Meeting with the 2007 “Media Leader Award”. The Media Leader Award is typically given to the tournament or media chairperson that receives exceptional media covera ...

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  • Golf Magazine's readers select Phoenix as No. 1 Golf City in America

    Last year, Golf Magazine and the National Golf Foundation joined forces to compile a countdown of America’s 10 Best Golf Cities. After receiving a slew of feedback, the magazine opened up the ballot boxes to its readers, who in turn produced their own list. After more than 1,000 votes were tallied, Phoenix emerged as the new No. 1. While ...

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  • Two Amazing Courses / One Incredible Event

    foreHim golf ministry proudly presents Golfing For God, a two-day golf event to be held Sunday, April 27 & Monday, 28, 2008. This modified scramble event will be played Sunday at the highly-rated Golf Club at Vistoso and culminate Monday at exclusive Stone Canyon Club. foreHIM is a non-profit organization with the vision for developi ...

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  • Ritz-Carlton Dove Moutain names Kenn Depew General Manager of Golf Operations

    The Ritz-Carlton Golf Club, Dove Mountain has named Kenn Depew as General Manager of Golf Operations. In his new role, Depew will be responsible for golf operations, golf course grounds operations and the property’s golf caddie concierge program. Additionally, Depew will have general management responsibility for the clubhouse, including the concierg ...

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  • Cactus League crowds benefit Arizona golf courses

    Less than a month removed from hosting the second most-watched Super Bowl in history and the one of the most raucous golf tournaments in the world (FBR Open), Arizona is again preparing to host a signature sporting event of national interest. On Thursday, Feb. 28 the Cactus League, which has been an Arizona tradition for over a half-century, opens w ...

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  • Stacie Bryan Named Director of Player Development at Longbow Golf Club

    Arizona State University alum, Stacie Bryan, takes over the newly created position of Director of Player Development at Longbow Golf Club an OB Sports-managed facility located in Mesa, Arizona. As Director of Player Development, Bryan will spearhead a golf outreach program designed to introduce novice golfer to the game as wells as help avid golfers ...

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  • 15th Annual Achen-Gardner/Chandler Horizon Rotary Club Million Dollar Hole-In-One Shootout

    Looking for a fun golf experience? How about participating in a Hole-In-One contest? Not only will you have a chance to win $1 million but by participating, you’ll be helping raise funds for local charities. Here are the specifics: ...

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  • Hybrex Golf Debuts Driver Shafts for 2008 Product Line

    Hybrex Golf is proud to announce the addition of a new series of driver shafts for 2008. The Hybrex brand and its initial Helix Tourä line of premium high-performance shafts was established in 2006 around a patented technology (ExoGridÒ) and the opportunity to create the ideal shaft for the growing category of hybrid clubs. An ...

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