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Over Par: Arizona’s golf scene thrives during COVID-19 pandemic

By Nick Hedges | February 22, 2021 Even as courses throughout Arizona stayed open, COVID-19 robbed local golfers of some of the smaller delights of a day at the links. For example, pulling the flagstick is...
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...

Teeing Up: Patriot All-America tournament now to include women

By Joe McHugh | November 8, 2021 The Patriot All-America golf tournament has opened its field to women for the first time in its 11 years. Held at the Wigwam Golf Club starting December 28, this...

It’s Perfect: Helicopters, poker are part of The Wigwam golf experience

By Christina Fuoco-Karasinski | February 4, 2021 The Wigwam has been a longtime “buddy trip,” says Leo Simonetta, the resort’s director of golf. Like each season, the Litchfield Park destination offers upgrades to the golf experience...

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...

‘Fore’ the Fans: The People’s Open returns with new features

By Joe McHugh | February 3, 2022 With a competitive field and a multitude of golf and charity experiences, the Waste Management Phoenix Open is returning to the TPC Scottsdale. “It is going to be great...

Giving Back: Despite pandemic, Troon continues its charitable ways

By Kristine Cannon | March 30, 2021 When the COVID-19 pandemic shuttered businesses, like bars and event venues, and pushed people to pursue more socially distanced outdoor activities, none benefited more than golf courses —...

Talking Stick Golf Club offers two different games

By Tim J. Randall With the massive Topgolf facility in the foreground, and the bustling Talking Stick Resort and Casino casting a wide shadow across the desert landscape, the unique golfing treasure of 36-holes...
Las Sendas Golf Club

Las Sendas Golf Club is a true masterpiece

By Tim J. Randall Golf course architect Robert Trent Jones Jr. has dazzled professional and high handicappers alike with his challenging and picturesque designs around the globe. Northeast Mesa’s Las Sendas is no different, sitting...

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