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War on Slow Play

August 03, 2015 by Lorraine Thies

There's a war brewing on slow play - and the USGA is speerheading an intiative play golf faster. It's not just about the players! Many factors go into spending less time on the golf course. The Spring issue of AZgolf Insider featured some of the initiatives being taken by the USGA...Read More

August 03, 2015 by Lorraine Thies

91st AZ Amateur at Ak-Chin Southern Dunes

Cody McManus leads the field after the first round with a 6-under par 66. Today's round will determine the 64 players that will advance to match play.

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Special Olympics Charity Tournament

July 24, 2015 by Joselyn

Special Olympics Charity Tournament

Support the Special Olympics with a game of golf at The Lodge Ventana Canyon! 

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July 09, 2015 by Lorraine Thies

Where Did it Come From

Ever wonder where the terms Birdie, Eagle and Albatross came from? We recently found a fun article on yourgolftravel.com that explains just that.

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Golf Goes Greener

July 01, 2015 by Joselyn

Golf Goes Greener

This week being designated as Sustainability- Resource Consumption week on behalf of the USGA.

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June 25, 2015 by Lorraine Thies

2015 UNC-Mayan Palace

Come join us for the Uniting Nations Cup at the fabulous Jack Nicklaus designed golf course in Rocky Point where you have views of the water on almost every hole.

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June 22, 2015 by Joselyn

2015 Falcon Amateur Champion

Congratulations to Sam Triplett who shot a 68 and 64 to finish as the overall 2015 Falcon Amateur Champion. 

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June 16, 2015 by Lorraine Thies

Kelley’s Win the Pro Division of the Father Son

Congratulations to Kevin and Brandan Kelly - winners of the pro division of the 2015 Father Son Tournament.

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June 16, 2015 by Joselyn

Unlock Your Golf Game

Learn how to play better from the finest instructors in the valley. Their goal is to teach you the skills and strategies that will help improve your game. The Legacy Golf Channel Academy is equipped with the most advanced technology available in the industry today.

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June 04, 2015 by Joselyn

WE Are On Your Side

Arizona Golf Association is teaming up with Nationwide! A Fortune 100 company that offers a full range of insurance and financial services across the country, including car, motorcycle, boat, homeowners, pet, farm, life and commercial insurance, as well as administrative services, annuities, mortgages, mutual funds, pensions, long-term savings plans and specialty health services.

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June 02, 2015 by Joselyn

Proud to Introduce our New Sponsor

Students now have the access to all the top technology that the pros use! The Legacy Golf Academy offers it all, to help improve your game.

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100 Years of the Southwest Amateur

June 02, 2015 by Joselyn

As the highest ranked amateur golf tournament in the Southwest, which has helped launch the careers of many PGA Tour players, will be held June 8-13 at the Desert Mountain Golf Club in Scottsdale, AZ. 

May 29, 2015 by Lorraine Thies

2015 Senior Match Play at The Wigwam

After the qualifying round 16 players advance in the Masters and Legends Division and 32 advance in the Senior Division.

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May 28, 2015 by Lorraine Thies

USGA Museum Opens Jack Nicklaus Room

The Jack Nicklaus Room officially opened on Wednesday, May 27, the newest addition to the USGA Museum commemorating the career of the 18-time major champion.

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World Wide Handicap System a Possibility

May 18, 2015 by Joselyn

World Wide Handicap System a Possibility

The golf handicapping systems used in Scotland and are different from the ones used in the U.S. and elsewhere in the world. But the USGA is leading an effort to make handicapping systems uniform throughout the globe

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May 13, 2015 by Lorraine Thies

Hannah O’Sullivan and Robynn Ree Runners-up

Chandler's Hannah O'Sullivan and partner Robynn Ree were runner-up at the inaugural Women's Four Ball Championship. Congratulations on a great week of golf!

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April 04, 2015 by Lorraine Thies

Hannah O’Sullivan Wins Again

The AGA sponsored a team in the Junior Am Event held at the Winn Grips Heather Farr Desert Classic held this weekend at Longbow GC in Mesa. Proceeds benefited local junior programs...More information.

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Time for Nine

March 14, 2015 by Lorraine Thies

Time for Nine

In 2013 the USGA launched a campaign to encourage golfers to play nine holes. Several other organizations have jumped on the band wagon to promote playing less than 18 holes - eighteen is great but nine is fine.

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March 11, 2015 by Alex Tsakiris

2015 AZ Public Links Championship

Congratulations to Eric Ghim for his 5-stroke victory over Greg Cesarek at the AZ Publinks Championship held at Randolph GC.

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