Seven OB Sports-Managed Courses Honored By Golfweek Magazine

Longbow Golf ClubSCOTTSDALE, Az. - Seven OB Sports-managed golf courses were honored by Golfweek magazine in several ranking categories including Best New, Best Casino, Top 100 Resort Courses and Top 100 Residential Courses. The David McLay Kidd-designed Tetherow Golf Club and the John Fought-designed Players Course at Indian Wells Golf Resort were honored as 2008 Best New Courses.

Four OB Sports-managed courses were ranked in the Top 100 Resort Courses for 2009 with We-Ko-Pa Golf Club's Bill Coore/Ben Crenshaw-designed Saguaro Course at No. 16 and the Scott Miller-designed Cholla Course at We-Ko-Pa coming in at No. 38. Sandia Golf Club and the Ken Kavanaugh-designed Longbow Golf Club debuted in this prestigious Top 100 ranking at No. 79 and No. 89 respectively. 

The Nicklaus-designed course at Dalhousie Golf Club debuted in Golfweek's Top 100 Residential Courses at No. 51, ahead of notables such as Isleworth (No. 52), Desert Highlands (No. 79) and Lake Nona (No. 90). Sandia and We-Ko-Pa also were included in Golfweek's Best Casino course ranking that ranked the top 30 casino affiliated courses in the country.

OB Sports-managed courses honored included:

2008 Best New Courses
7. Tetherow Golf Club in Bend, Oregon
30. Indian Wells Golf Resort (Players Course) in Indian Wells, California

2009 Golfweek's Top 100 Best Resort Courses
16. We-Ko-Pa Golf Club (Saguaro Course) in Fort McDowell, Arizona
38. We-Ko-Pa Golf Club (Cholla Course) in Fort McDowell, Arizona
79. Sandia Golf Club in Albuquerque, New Mexico
89. Longbow Golf Club in Mesa, Arizona

We-Ko-Pa Golf Club Cholla Course2009 Golfweek's Top 100 Best Residential Courses
51. Dalhousie Golf Club in Cape Girardeau, Missouri

2008 Golfweek's Best Casino Courses
3. We-Ko-Pa Golf Club (Saguaro Course) in Fort McDowell, Arizona
8. We-Ko-Pa Golf Club (Cholla Course) in Fort McDowell, Arizona
19. Sandia Golf Club in Albuquerque, New Mexico

"We are truly honored have so many OB Sports affiliated facilities honored by Golfweek magazine and their rating team," said Phil Green, President of OB Sports. "These honors validate the vision of each of the owners of these distinctive clubs to create a truly Top 100 and 'Best' experiences for their golfing guests. We are honored to be helping them reach and exceed each of their respective visions. Congratulations again to Indian Wells, Tetherow, Dalhousie, We-Ko-Pa, Longbow and Sandia."

Scottsdale-based, OB Sports Golf Management is 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 or call (480) 948-1300. 


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