Mark Metzger Appointed to GM/Director Of Golf at Palm Valley

Mark MetzgerGOODYEAR – OB Sports Golf Management recently announced the appointment of Mark Metzger as the General Manager/Director of Golf at Palm Valley Golf Club. 

Metzger is responsible for all golf operations, food and beverage, marketing, merchandising, tournaments, budgeting and staff training for this popular golf facility located in the west Phoenix suburb of Goodyear. Palm Valley Golf Club boasts 36 holes of golf including the 18-hole, par-72 Arthur Hills-designed Palm Course and the 18-hole par-62 Hale Irwin-designed Lakes Course.

Prior to joining OB Sports, Metzger was the Head Golf Professional at Powder Horn Golf Club in Sheridan, Wyoming for more than 13 years and served the same leadership role at Yellowstone Country Club in Billings Montana for five years. Metzger is very familiar with Phoenix area golf scene having served as the director of golf at Country Meadows in Peoria and also holding various golf professional positions at The Wigwam in Litchfield Park, Tatum Ranch in Cave Creek and Camelback in Scottsdale. He also played competitively for Scottsdale Community College prior to transferring to UCLA.

Metzger has been a ‘Class A’ member of the Professional Golfers Association of America for over 20 years. He resides in Phoenix with his wife Marla and has three sons whom are also golfers as well.

“I am pleased to join the OB Sports team and direct our golf operations at Palm Valley Golf Club,” stated Metzger. “It is truly a pleasure to be back in Arizona at one of the busiest courses in the West Valley. I am very excited about all of the opportunities we have here at Palm Valley to serve up a great Arizona experience to visiting golfers, to introduce more players to the game and to provide tremendous value to our frequent players through our new Palm Card program.”

Palm Valley Golf Club recently unveiled their new Palm Card frequency program which offers dramatic savings for frequent golfers. Now on sale for only $99, the Palm Card offers the cardholder and up to three guests the best rates at Palm Valley year round, plus a ton of other money-saving benefits like complimentary tournaments, a complimentary round on your birthday, discounts in the golf shop, travel benefits to play the other OB Sports courses at preferred rates and a host of other benefits.

Palm Valley Golf Club is located just one mile north of I-10 at 2211 North Litchfield Road in Goodyear. Boasting what is arguably one of the “Valley’s most complete golf experience,” the Palm Valley facility includes: multiple putting greens; chipping greens; practice tee areas; green-side bunker practice areas; an 18-hole, par 62, 4,750-yard Hale Irwin designed mid-length course (Lakes); and an 18-hole, par 72, 7,100-yard Arthur Hills designed championship golf course (Palms). The clubhouse at Palm Valley boasts a well appointed golf shop, popular eatery at the Fairway Grille and Waterfront Pavilion banquet complex that is a popular wedding and special event venue. Located only nine miles from University of Phoenix Stadium and arena, Palm Valley Golf Club is perfect golf destination to take in a pre-game round of golf prior to attending a prof! essional sporting event.

For tee times and more information on Palm Valley Golf Club or the Palm Card program, visit or call the golf shop at 623-935-2500. Become a Fan of Palm Valley on Facebook at or follow Palm Valley on Twitter at

Palm Valley 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 31 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 about OB Sports Golf Management, visit or call (480) 948-1300, become a Fan of OB Sports on Facebook at or follow OB Sports on Twitter:


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