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5 Relocations from Burton Barr Central Library

By Leah Gilchrist The Burton Barr Central Library has been closed indefinitely after the monsoon on July 15. Water damage to the roof leaked into the library, drenching materials on multiple floors. According to the Phoenix...
Boccieri Golf

Scottsdale golf-equipment maker counterbalances the industry norm

Little more than a Heavy Putter tap away from TPC Scottsdale, Scottsdale Airpark-based Boccieri Golf is changing the way professional golfers in the Waste Management Phoenix Open, as well as weekend-warrior amateurs, play and...
Longbow Golf Club

Longbow Golf Club: The essence of Arizona golf

Longbow Golf Club is a tournament-tested track that hits the target When describing golf courses, the word “championship” often surfaces. Although this term can be somewhat ambiguous, at Longbow Golf Club it fits. Literally. After...
Crowds at the Waste Management Phoenix Open

Reinventing golf: Course operators battle flat growth

Last year, the Waste Management Phoenix Open brought in a record $222 million in gross state product, a formula that Arizona State University’s W.P. Carey School of Business tallies based on ticket sales, hotel...
Goflpay

Scottsdale man unveils new way to book tee times

Three years ago, Scottsdale entrepreneur Dale Merritt had a vision that one might say was a bit more than modest: He set out to transform the golf industry. After noticing a slump in customer service...
Arizona Golf Resort

Arizona Golf – Resort Style

Exceptional golf is a tradition at the Arizona Golf Resort. Well known for some of the most picturesque and challenging par three holes, the Arizona Golf Resort offers 18 holes of PGA-rated championship golf. The...
McDowell Mountain Golf Club

Phil Mickelson surpasses goals with McDowell Mountain Golf Club

When the investment group led by Hall of Fame golfer Phil Mickelson bought McDowell Mountain Golf Club and immediately renovated it, the goal was as clear as it was simple. “I want to see the...
casual kids at a golf field holding golf clubs studing with trainer. sunset

Changing course(s) could bring first-timers, new options

Last year I attended the opening of the Jack Nicklaus Signature 12-hole Golf Park at Red Ledges, a private community in Heber City, Utah. The holes ranged from 85 to 180 yards, with full-sized greens,...
PXG Golf Pros

Scottsdale’s PXG signs 12 touring pros to play $5,000 set

PXG is the only brand of golf clubs in the world that come with this warning: “Our clubs are amazing but expensive.” That is its advertising pitch and, in a nutshell, the message the...
Peter Kostis

Peter Principle(s): Kostis talks TV career, cancer recovery, old-school golf swing and U.S. presidents

Anyone who has watched live golf telecasts quickly recognizes the voice of Peter Kostis and marvels at his ability to break down the components of a golf swing. The Valley resident, who is regarded as...

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