Longbow Golf Club honored by Golfweek Magazine as one of the Top 25 Public-Access Golf Courses in AZ

Longbow Golf ClubFor the second time in recent years, Longbow Golf Club, made Golfweek magazine’s list of the top 25 public-access golf courses in Arizona (public-access includes resort and daily-fee courses). Moving up four places from last year, Longbow ranked No. 16, ahead of notable clubs such as La Paloma CC, Grayhawk (Talon), and Ventana Canyon (Canyon) to name a few. The list was topped by another OB Sports facility, We-Ko-Pa Golf Club (Saguaro), followed by Troon North Monument and We-Ko-Pa (Cholla), respectively. This state-by-state ranking comes on the heels of Longbow’s inclusion to Golfweek’s list of the Top 100 Resort Courses You Can Play in the Country, 2009.

The team of Golfweek panelists evaluated the golf courses in terms of 10 criteria: Routing; Integrity of Design; Quality of Shaping; Overall Land Plan; Greens and Surrounds; Variety and Memorability of par 3s; Variety and Memorability of par 4s; Variety and Memorability of par 5s; Tree and Landscape Management; Conditioning and the “Walk in the Park” test.

“We very pleased to be included by Golfweek in this ranking,” said Jay Larscheid, general manager for Longbow Golf Club. “Each and every day, we are committed to delivering exceptional playing conditions and engaging service and an overall great ‘Arizona golf experience’. It’s very rewarding to have the Golfweek raters recognize our efforts.”

Longbow Business Park and Golf Club is a 330-acre, mixed-use commercial development that incorporates office, light industrial, retail and hotel uses surrounded by desert vegetation and a main street transportation design and features the award-winning Longbow Golf Club. Longbow Golf Club features a 7,003-yard Ken Kavanaugh-design that was recently ranked as one of the “Top 100 Resort Courses in The Country” by Golfweek Magazine for 2009. Daedalus Real Estate Advisors, LLC is a Phoenix-based commercial real estate services company that provides investment, development and communications consulting to corporate real estate clients in Arizona and the Southwest.

For more information about Longbow Golf Club visit www.longbowgolf.com, call 480.807.5400 or Click Here to become a fan of Longbow on Facebook (search Longbow Golf Club).

Longbow Golf Club is professionally managed by OB Sports Golf Management, a diversified, golf-oriented company with a long history of success. OB Sports currently manages 30 premier golf courses and country clubs throughout the United States. Known for its comprehensive and personalized services since 1972, OB Sports has become widely acclaimed as the leader in boutique-style golf course management. For more information on OB Sports, visit www.obsports.com, call (480) 948-1300 or Click Here to become a Fan of OB Sports on Facebook (search OB Sports Golf Management).


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