Arizona News & Events

  • World Golf Championships-Accenture Match Play Championship again to diverse international field

    MARANA, Ariz. – The World Golf Championships were created in 1999 with the goal of bringing the world's best players together throughout the year and, with three weeks remaining before the field is finalized, the 2011 World Golf Championships-Accenture Match Play Championship should continue that tradition. The top 64 in the Official World Golf Ranki ...

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  • World Golf Championships-Accenture Match Play Championship launches Dress Ian Campaign

    Ian Poulter finished the final round of the 2010 World Golf Championships-Accenture Match Play Championship victorious, hoisting the Walter Hagen Cup wearing pink slacks, a pink sweater complemented by white shoes, belt and visor for his first victory in the United States. In 2011, he will open his title defense by allowing fans to choose ...

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  • TaylorMade Golf Company to Give Away 20,000 Burner 2.0 6-Irons in 2011

    Last year, TaylorMade Golf launched a unique and exciting product seeding initiative unlike any in the company's history with the introduction of "Project Burner," a campaign that put free Burner 6-irons in the hands of 20,000 eager consumers. Although a high amount of registrants were anticipated for the remarkably successful and ...

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  • Longbow Golf Club to host 7th Annual Golf Fest

    Longbow Golf Club will host the seventh annual Longbow Golf Fest on Saturday, January 29, 2011, beginning at 9 a.m. This family-oriented community golf event features a variety of golf-related activities geared towards juniors, novice and expert golfers alike.  Among the offerings, golfers will be able to test (and purchase at prefe ...

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  • Tempe-based DNA Golf Signs Licensing Agreement with University of Oregon

    The BCS Championship is days away and Tempe’s DnA Golf, manufacturer of the only patented detachable-face driver, announced a new licensing agreement with the University of Oregon. This deal allows DnA Golf to provide custom Oregon team logos on its Alpha 610 Driver. Could a BCS Championship driver be in the works? DnA Golf’s licensing agree ...

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  • Sixth Annual UMPS CARE Charities Golf Classic January 20th at Raven South Mountain

    Major League Baseball umpires will host the 6th Annual UMPS CARE Charities Golf Classic at Raven Golf Club at South Mountain on Thursday, Jan. 20. UMPS CARE Charities is a 501c3 non-profit organization established by Major League Baseball umpires.   Proceeds from the Golf Classic help to provide Major League Baseball experiences for childre ...

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  • TaylorMade's Pre-Launch Campaign for its New R11 Driver "Not like the Others"

    TaylorMade Golf Company is tapping a Sesame Street song “One of These Things is not like the Other” as the theme to introduce its revolutionary R11™ driver. The television advertisement challenges the traditional golf paradigm, just as the R11 driver is bucking industry standards with its iconic white crown and black clubface. The ...

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  • Rear Foot Back Drill

     One of the most common swing faults for the majority of golfers is coming over the top which is going to cause the dreaded slice. A slice produces a ball flight that robs the golfer of valuable distance as wellas the ability to control the direction of the shot – especially in windy conditions. A great drill I use with many of my students is the ...

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  • Your Old Balls on Display at the Waste Management Open

    Dixon Golf will be holding a recycling event this weekend, Dec. 18-20 at the PGA Tour Superstore on Shea Blvd and the Loop 101 in Scottsdale. The drive will take place during regular business hours. All the balls collected from the recycling event will go toward the 100,000-plus golf balls Dixon Golf has already collected, and be placed in Waste Managem ...

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  • Arizona Ranks No. 1 for Golf and Gaming

    According to recent rankings released by Golfweek, Arizona is the place to visit for those looking to combine gaming and golf in a single destination. Eight Arizona golf courses were listed among the top 50 in America by the publication in its fifth annual "Best Casino Courses" issue. We-Ko-Pa Golf Club led the charge, placing its Saguaro and ...

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