Best Places to Stay in the Southeast Valley

Best Places to Stay in the Southeast Valley

You’re thinking about a golf trip to Arizona, good choice. As traveling golfers, we know firsthand that once you decide where to play, you have to decide where to stay. So we’ve tried to take the mystery out of this step for you.

The Valley of the Sun is what we locals call the Phoenix metro area. It includes Phoenix, Scottsdale, Mesa, Tempe, Glendale, Fountain Hills, Carefree, Cave Creek, Chandler and several others. Here’s the inside scoop on Tempe, Chandler and Mesa.

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Best Places to Stay in Southern Arizona

You’re thinking about a golf trip to Arizona, good choice. As traveling golfers, we know firsthand that once you decide where to play, you have to decide where to stay. So we’ve tried to take the mystery out of this step for you.

We classify Southern Arizona as Casa Grande south. This area includes Tucson, Green Valley, Tubac and Rio Rico. Like the Phoenix metro area, all towns are within close proximity to each other, with your longest drive being from Tucson to Rio Rico, about 40 minutes. This area of the State provides a little cooler weather all year and a much slower-paced atmosphere. But like its big sister, it provides just about any type of golf experience you desire, from great resort courses to challenging municipal options and everything in between.

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7 Scottsdale Pros in TOUR Championship

7 Scottsdale Pros in TOUR Championship

With the downfall of Tiger Woods and “off years’’ by name players like Padraig Harrington, Sergio Garcia, Vijay Singh, Lucas Glover and Angel Cabrera, to name a few, opportunity has come knocking at this week’s TOUR Championship for Scottsdale’s “Magnificent Seven’’ – Paul Casey, Martin Laird, Geoff Ogilvy, Bubba Watson, Tim Clark, Ryan Moore and Kevin Streelman.

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Best Places to Stay in Phoenix/Scottsdale

Best Places to Stay in Phoenix/Scottsdale

You’re thinking about a golf trip to Arizona, good choice. As traveling golfers, we know firsthand that once you decide where to play, you have to decide where to stay. So we’ve tried to take the mystery out of this step for you.

The Valley of the Sun is what we locals call the Phoenix metro area. It includes Phoenix, Scottsdale, Mesa, Tempe, Glendale, Fountain Hills, Carefree, Cave Creek, Chandler and several others. The entire Valley is approximately 75 miles wide by 45 miles deep. Since we figure you probably don’t want to spend your vacation time driving all across town, we want to help narrow your focus and pick a spot providing convenient access to the courses you choose. So, here’s the inside scoop on Phoenix and Scottsdale choices.

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Meet Derek Crawford – An Arizona Golf Star

Meet Derek Crawford – An Arizona Golf Star

There are many things unique about Derek Crawford. He is a third generation Arizonan. He is an identical twin. He can’t talk about himself without talking about his brother. He played catch with Willie Mays. He believes you must treat people right. And he is the first Arizona Golf Authority Golf Star.

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TPC Scottsdale To Raise Funds For U.S. Troops And Their Families

TPC Scottsdale To Raise Funds  For U.S. Troops And Their Families

Most all of us go about our daily lives rarely giving thought to the fact our troops put their lives on the line every day to keep our country free and safe. So we applaud and encourage you to support TPC Scottsdale for hosting Birdies for the Brave. This annual event is part of the PGA TOUR’s national military outreach program supporting the brave men and women of the U.S. Armed Forces and their families.

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Sure PURE Grips

Sure PURE Grips

Just as the team at the Arizona Golf Authority has a passion for golf, so do the founders of PURE Grips. They were always trying to improve their own games and it is what brought them together as a group. They had an idea to give golfers an edge by designing a new kind of grip.

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Troon Golf Launches Troon Golf & Travel

Troon Golf Launches Troon Golf & Travel

Scottsdale, Ariz. (September 10, 2010) – Troon Golf,® the leader in upscale golf course management, development and marketing is proud to announce the launch of Troon Golf & Travel, an online magazine combining vivid imagery and insightful reporting with cutting-edge digital technology.

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Steaks, Chops, Ribs & Baseballs

Steaks, Chops, Ribs & Baseballs

It might seem an odd combination, but not for Don & Charlie’s, an iconic Scottsdale restaurant and one of our favorite hangs. Don Carson is a Chicago boy, so he is no stranger to good food. After moving to Scottsdale, he opened Don & Charlie’s in 1981 with the mission to open a restaurant that provided a great atmosphere, with great food and great hospitality. Mission accomplished!

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