Stacy Lewis Ascends to No. 1 – Just What the LPGA Needed

Stacy Lewis Ascends to No. 1 – Just What the LPGA Needed

Say this about the RR Donnelley LPGA Founders Cup — it has produced some great champions in its brief history. But of those three winners, Stacy Lewis certainly delivered the most inspiring story at Wildfire Golf Club, overcoming what looked like a disastrous two-shot penalty Saturday and a seemingly invincible…

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LPGA Women Take Center Stage Starting with Symetra Tour – “Huff’s Stuff” Arizona Golf Blog by Bill Huffman

LPGA Women Take Center Stage Starting with Symetra Tour – “Huff’s Stuff” Arizona Golf Blog by Bill Huffman

If you like women’s golf, the next month in the Valley of the Sun is going to shine when it comes to the ladies’ game. First up is the VisitMesa.com Gateway Classic at Longbow Golf Club. They like to say that the road to the LPGA starts on the Symetra Tour, and for over 100 young women who’ve got game that is certainly…

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Mickelson Wins Third Waste Management Phoenix Open “Huffs Stuff” Arizona Golf Blog by Bill Huffman

Mickelson Wins Third Waste Management Phoenix Open “Huffs Stuff” Arizona Golf Blog by Bill Huffman

With his wire-to-wire win at the Waste Management Phoenix Open on Sunday, Phil Mickelson joined some famous names in the tournament’s history. But asked what it meant to move alongside legends like Arnold Palmer and Johnny Miller, Lefty took the more practical approach rather than the philosophical…

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Arizona Golf – Ready or Not, Big Changes for 2013 “Huff’s Stuff” Arizona Golf Blog by Bill Huffman

Arizona Golf – Ready or Not, Big Changes for 2013 “Huff’s Stuff” Arizona Golf Blog by Bill Huffman

All four of Arizona’s survivors from PGA Tour qualifying school – Matt Jones, Jin Park, Chez Reavie and Aaron Watkins — get to start their seasons at this week’s SONY Hawaiian Open, meaning perhaps the 2013 season won’t be quite as ominous as first predicted — despite last weekend’s wacky weather at Maui’s…

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Dickey was “first” First Tee of Phoenix – Bill Huffman’s Arizona Golf Blog

Dickey was “first” First Tee of Phoenix – Bill Huffman’s Arizona Golf Blog

They say you can learn a lot about a man by the confines of his office, and maybe that’s why I took the time to drive into Phoenix this week, to stir my memories of William “Bill’’ Dickey, one of golf’s great gentleman. Mr. Dickey, a leader among black golfers and a champion of minority youngsters everywhere, died early…

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Arizona Golf – Phoenix Needs To Get Out of Golf Business

Arizona Golf – Phoenix Needs To Get Out of Golf Business

Once upon a time, when golf ruled the recreational scene in Arizona, they couldn’t build the courses fast enough. It took 75 years to get to approximately 50 courses in Arizona, another 10 to get to 100, 10 more to get to 200 and 10 more to get to 350. Today, we are holding steady at 350 (give or take a few) and there hasn’t…

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Arizona Golf – Chandler’s Kyung Kim Wins U.S. Women’s Publinks – Bill Huffman’s Golf Blog

Arizona Golf – Chandler’s Kyung Kim Wins U.S. Women’s Publinks – Bill Huffman’s Golf Blog

Kyung Kim wins U.S. Women’s Amateur Publinks Championship, Eyes U.S. Women’s Open — Kyung Kim only laughed when someone mispronounced her first name. She said she hears a lot of versions these days about how to pronounce “K-Young,’’ as it is correctly pronounced in Korea. “But I like the…

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Arizona Golf Courses – Bill Huffman’s Golf Blog – Moon Valley Country Club Chooses Bankruptcy

Arizona Golf Courses – Bill Huffman’s Golf Blog – Moon Valley Country Club Chooses Bankruptcy

Over the last five years, the depressed economy has played havoc with private golf in Arizona. The latest episode involving members of a long-time Phoenix country club voting to give up ownership through a bankruptcy court. Call it crazy, and we’ve seen a bunch of that since things went south, but that’s basically…

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Arizona Golf Courses – Bill Huffman’s Golf Blog – Scottsdale’s Allen is “A Man on Fire”

Arizona Golf Courses – Bill Huffman’s Golf Blog – Scottsdale’s Allen is “A Man on Fire”

Scottsdale’s Allen is “A Man on Fire” – Last weekend, shortly after Michael Allen had pulled off back-to-back wins on the Champions Tour, the Golf Channel’s Curt Byrum put the rare double in perfect perspective. “Michael Allen is a man on fire,’’ Byrum said of his fellow Scottsdale resident. “He’s scorching the…

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