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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...
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...
Spring Training Team Logos

Get to know your 2018 Spring Training teams

The crack of the bat, snap of the glove and roar of the crowd return to the Valley for another annual Spring Training. This year, Arizona hosts 15 teams for the Cactus League. Fans from all...
the wrigley field baseball stadium is home of the chicago cubs since 1916.

Crushing the Curse: Chicago Cubs’ blueprint foreshadowed a World Series victory

Baseball is a game of chance. There are thousands of scenarios and hundreds of moving parts. It can be won on an unpredictable fluke play or lost on a single pitch. Despite following the...
wrigley field night game pitting the chicago cubs against the washington nationals. black and white.

Chicago Cubs: 100 Years of Futility

As the Cubs’ 2017 Spring Training gears up in Mesa, stop and think about this: Prior to its World Series victory, Chicago hadn’t won a championship since before Arizona was a state. In the 108...
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...

The Windy Desert

Chicago specialties in the Valley for Spring Training fans to enjoy By Taylor O’Connor As Spring Training season approaches, many Chicago residents will flock to Arizona to appreciate baseball and the sunshine. Heck! Minus the cold...
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...

5 hidden golf gems around the Valley

By Tim J. Randall With so many phenomenal golf courses around the Valley—more than 200 in Greater Phoenix—players have a tour bag of options on where to “tee it up.” But how to choose? Here...

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