New LPGA Event in Phoenix a “Head-Scratcher”

New LPGA Event in Phoenix a “Head-Scratcher”

As soon as Arizona hosts the Waste Management Phoenix Open (Feb. 3-6) in Scottsdale followed by the WGC-Accenture World Match Play Championship (Feb. 23-27) in Tucson, professional golf in the desert as we know it will take a huge twist with the all-new RR Donnelley LPGA Founders Cup in Phoenix (March 18-20).

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Antigua Announces NFL License Agreement

Peoria, AZ – The Antigua Group, Inc., one of the nation’s leading designers and marketers of apparel under their distinguished Antigua brand, announced today they have signed a multi-year license agreement with the National Football League.

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Garmany Returns as Troon Golf CEO

Garmany Returns as Troon Golf CEO

Scottsdale, AZ – The Troon Golf Board of Directors announced on January 5, 2011 that Dana Garmany would return to lead the company, replacing former CEO Hud Hinton. Garmany returns to his familiar role of CEO, a position he held from the company’s inception until last year when he announced his retirement. The company’s current executive team remains in place as Garmany re-assumes leadership of Troon Golf.

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Phoenix Open Lacks Vast Majority of World’s “Top 20”

Phoenix Open Lacks Vast Majority of World’s “Top 20”

Nice move by Mike McQuaid and the Thunderbirds, giving the first of five sponsor’s exemptions into the Waste Management Phoenix Open to local pro Tom Lehman, the 2000 champ. Too bad everything can’t go so “green’’ for McQuaid, the tournament chairman for the WMPO, which tees off Feb. 3-6 at the TPC Scottsdale. Actually, the T-birds never can grumble because Waste Management has

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