Tee It Up in the Morning and Catch an Afternoon Spring Training Game

Tee It Up in the Morning and Catch an Afternoon Spring Training Game

It’s hard to improve upon a morning at the golf course, but with spring training in town, adding an afternoon at the ballpark makes for an full day of good, clean fun. And with fifteen MLB baseball teams playing in ten baseball parks scattered across the Phoenix – Scottsdale metro area, it’s easy to pair any of several Arizona golf…

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Cave Creek, Encanto and Grand Canyon to Host 2016 Phoenix Championship

Cave Creek, Encanto and Grand Canyon to Host 2016 Phoenix Championship

It’s time to get your game in shape for the 2016 City of Phoenix Stroke Play Championship. Play begins Friday, April 8 at Cave Creek, moves to Encanto Saturday, April 9 and finishes up at Grand Canyon Sunday, April 10. Players must carry a handicap index of 13.6 or below and four flights of competition are available. Players will compete in threesomes with assigned tee times each day, beginning at 6:30 each morning…

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SunRidge Canyon Golf Club – “Wicked Six” is Wicked Good

SunRidge Canyon Golf Club – “Wicked Six” is Wicked Good

Put SunRidge Canyon Golf Club on your near term play list and go enjoy the fruits of the hard work completed there this past summer. Owner’s Don and Cindy Misheff, who purchased the club in 2010, invested in four months of serious improvements this year and the results are spectacular. First, the golf course…

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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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JGAA Hosts Willie Low Invitational at Phoenix Country Club

JGAA Hosts Willie Low Invitational at Phoenix Country Club

PHOENIX, Arizona – The Junior Golf Association of Arizona (JGAA) is set to host the annual Willie Low Invitational, honoring the late Willie Low, one of the Valley’s top golf professionals for nearly half a century. Started in 1969, the event has showcased the talents of junior golfers from across the state. Past winners…

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Is TPC Scottsdale Renovation Really Worth $15 Million?

Is TPC Scottsdale Renovation Really Worth $15 Million?

Brad Williams has been on the job for just a few months as the new general manager and director of golf at the TPC Scottsdale. For the most part, the former boss at the TPC Boston has been low profile since he assumed the reins from Bill Grove, who retired following the 2013 Waste Management Phoenix Open…

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GolfLogix Integrates Tee Time Booking into Golf GPS App

GolfLogix Integrates Tee Time Booking into Golf GPS App

GolfLogix – the No. 1 App for Golf and global leader in GPS and club-tracking technology – has partnered with GolfNow to provide GolfLogix members with exclusive 24/7 access to book tee times at more than 4,000 golf courses worldwide directly within the app. The new portal seamlessly connects to GolfNow”s…

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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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AZGA Goes Social