Orange Tree Golf Course Plans New Practice Facility

Orange Tree Golf Course Plans New Practice Facility

Great news from Shelby Futch, Scottsdale Golf Group CEO: Orange Tree Golf Club practice facilities will receive a complete makeover this summer by Ken Kavanaugh Golf Course Design. Ken Kavanaugh is a local design hero in these parts and the master golf course architect has worked with SGG for over 15 years. We have…

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Troon Privé Adds Pine Canyon & Torreon Clubs

Troon Privé Adds Pine Canyon & Torreon Clubs

After five years of relatively sluggish-to-no growth, or in some cases financial disaster, the private golf scene in northern Arizona seems to be on a bit of a resurgence. Amazing, when you consider that pretty much every club north of Payson but Forest Highlands in Flagstaff has been through the wringer…

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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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LPGA Returns to Wildfire Golf Club for RR Donnelley Founders Cup March 14 – 17

LPGA Returns to Wildfire Golf Club for RR Donnelley Founders Cup March 14 – 17

Entering its third consecutive year, the RR Donnelley LPGA Founders Cup will be played March 14-17, 2013, at Wildfire Golf Club at the JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort and Spa. This full-field, four-day event will be televised live on The Golf Channel all four days and features a $1.5 million purse, with $225,000 going…

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Symetra Tour Winner to Earn Exemption into RR Donnelley LPGA Founders Cup

Symetra Tour Winner to Earn Exemption into RR Donnelley LPGA Founders Cup

The Road To The LPGA Tour starts next week with the VisitMesa.com Gateway Classic at Longbow Golf Club, February 22-24! Compliments of Visit Mesa, admission is free for all tournament spectators. Watch Mallory Blackwelder, Sara Brown, Blair O’Neal, Birdie Kim, Tiffany Joh and other Symetra Tour stars…

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COOL CLUBS – Scottsdale AZ – Amateur Golf is Good; Visiting the Expert Club Fitters at Cool Clubs Makes it Even Better

COOL CLUBS – Scottsdale AZ – Amateur Golf is Good; Visiting the Expert Club Fitters at Cool Clubs Makes it Even Better

We can’t play golf every day, so what’s the best way to get better on your day off? A visit to Cool Clubs will give you the opportunity to play more enjoyable golf, immediately. Right now. The next time you tee it up – Now. We just watched it happen again, yesterday, although CEO Mark Timms and his professional staff…

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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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Eight Countries – 32 Players to Compete for New LPGA International Crown

Eight Countries – 32 Players to Compete for New LPGA International Crown

The Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) announces the International Crown, a first-of-its-kind, biennial, global match play competition commencing in 2014 that will feature teams from eight countries battling for the right to be “Crowned” the world’s best golf nation…

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