Arizona News & Events

  • SunRidge Canyon Announced Summer Specials

    Looking for a reason to get out and golf?  SunRidge Canyon Golf Club has it! From now until September 1, 2011, SunRidge is offering enticing Arizona rates; starting at $35, after 9:30 a.m. seven days a week. Home of the “Wicked 6”, a half-dozen devilishly demanding holes, SunRidge Canyon is nationally recognized as a breathtaking, cha ...

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  • Summer Specials at Omni Tucson National Resort

    With summer rapidly approaching, the award-winning Omni Tucson National Resort is offering guests several “Cool Deals” that are sure to please. Golfer’s Guide recommends the “100 Reasons to Resort”. This unique offer gives guests a $100 dollar resort credit good for golf, spa services and food and beverage. What a deal! ...

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  • Eight OB Sports Courses Honored In Golfweek's Best Courses You Can Play, State By State Ranking

    SCOTTSDALE, Arizona - Eight courses at seven golf facilities managed by Scottsdale-based OB Sports Golf Management made the list of 2011 Golfweek's Best You Can Play: Lodestone Golf Club, Langdon Farms Golf Club, Longbow Golf Club, The Oaks Golf Club, Sandia Golf Club, Tetherow, Three Crowns Golf Club and We-Ko-Pa Golf Club (Saguaro and Cholla). We- ...

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  • The Golfer's Grip

    By Mike Malaska – Nicklaus Academies’ World-Wide Director of Instruction Think about the only part of your body – your hands - that comes in contact with the instrument, or club, used to strike the golf ball. The grip is one of the foundations that are required by anyone to swing the club. How you put your hands on the club is ...

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  • Xempt Player Series - Provides Opportunity for Aspiring Pros

    Looking to take your game to the next level? Then look no further! Xempt Players Series (XPS) “It Starts Here” Xempt Player Series was created by PGA pro Gerry Hammond. “One of the main problems many promising golfers have is trying to make ends meet while they’re trying to get their careers established,” said Hammond, Fo ...

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  • World Golf Championships-Accenture Match Play Championship offers fans special ticket package

    World Golf Championships-Accenture Match Play Championship tournament officials today announced the launch of a special ticket package, giving fans the opportunity to play golf on the same course as the world’s best and then attend next year’s event when the Accenture Match Play Championship returns to Southern Arizona and The Ritz-Carlt ...

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  • ASU Karsten to Host Upcoming Collegiate Golf Tournaments

    The ASU Karsten Golf Course will play host to several high profile collegiate events over the next three weeks, including the PING/ASU Women’s Collegiate Invitational, the ASU Thunderbird Men’s Collegiate Invitational and the PAC 10 Women’s Golf Championship. PING / ASU Women’s Collegiate Invitational Thursd ...

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  • Colangelo Sports Legend Golf Classic to Benefit Prostate On-Site Project

    The 10th Annual Jerry Colangelo Sports Legend Golf Classic will be held on Monday, April 18, 2011 at the Arizona Biltmore Golf Club. Golfers will be paired with Hall of Famers and celebrities from all four major professional sports. Most importantly, all proceeds from the Classic will go directly to Prostate On-Site Project (POP). Don’t mis ...

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  • World Golf Championships-Accenture Match Play Championship will return to Tucson in 2012

    The PGA TOUR, on behalf of the International Federation of PGA Tours, and Accenture have announced that the World Golf Championships-Accenture Match Play Championship will again be played at The Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain in Marana, Ariz., in 2012. The event, which is the first of four World Golf Championships of the season, has been played in the ...

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  • The First Tee of Phoenix Honored During Annual National Meeting

    The First Tee of Phoenix was recently honored with five awards during an annual meeting held this year in Austin, Texas (February 17-19) attended by more than 600 principals from the 198 First Tee National and International Chapters. First Tee of Phoenix leaders in attendance to accept the awards included Executive Director Hugh Smith, Director ...

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