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JGAA Hosts 100-Hole Golf Marathon

August 25, 2016 by Joselyn

JGAA Hosts 100-Hole Golf Marathon

The Junior Golf Association of Arizona (JGAA) will host a fundraising event to benefit local junior golf programs where participants play 100 holes of golf in one day. In its 15th year, participants first solicit sponsorship pledges from various donors who may contribute anywhere from 50 cents to $50 per hole. Then, on Saturday, October 1, the participants come together at Bear Creek Golf Complex’s Cub Course to play the 100 holes.

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August 25, 2016 by Joselyn

8th Annual Oktoberfest in Puerto Penasco

It's time again for the 8th annual Octoberfest tournament in Puerto Penasco Mexico.  Join us at the Mayan Palace for a weekend of fun, food, drink and great golf on the Jack Nicklaus designed golf course.

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August 23, 2016 by Joselyn

Girls Golf Days Kicks Off Sept. 3rd

 Girls Golf of Phoenix announced that they will host a day-long special event and tournament at Papago Golf Course to celebrate the City of Phoenix’s official proclamation of Saturday, September 3 as “Girls Golf Day.” Open to all girls ages 5-17 for free, the event will cater to Phoenix-area girls and families from 9:30 AM to sunset.
“Growing the game of golf is more than just getting the kids on the golf course,” said Cori Matheson, Director of Girls Golf Phoenix. “It’s about engaging them, empowering them and energizing them to make golf – and all the lessons it teaches – part of their core. This sets them up for success on, and off, the golf course.”

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August 23, 2016 by Joselyn

Patriot Day at Camelback

Grab your red, white and blue gear and come join the AGA to celebrate Patriot Golf Day at Camelback Golf Club on Friday, September 2nd! 

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August 22, 2016 by Joselyn

Pairings and Results Quarter & Semi-Final Rounds

Check out the results of the Quarter and Semi-final rounds of the 92nd AZ Amateur Championship being played at the Country Club at DC Ranch.

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Cecil Morris, Volunteer of the Month

August 16, 2016 by Joselyn

Cecil Morris, Volunteer of the Month

Cecil Morris has been a long time AGA volunteer. The time he has kindly given to the Association includes being a club delegate, running an AGA Member Club (Arizona Sunset GA), competing in numerous Club Team Championships and serving on the Senior Cup Series Committee. Most recently for the 2016 season, Cecil was selected as the Senior Cup Series Committee Chairman. In addition to the extensive duties of managing the series, he also plays in every event to stay on top of his golf game. Congratulations, Cecil! The Arizona Golf Association is lucky to have you on our team.

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First Major of the 2017 Tournament Season

August 15, 2016 by Joselyn

First Major of the 2017 Tournament Season

The AZ Four-ball Championship will be held September 24-25 at the Golf Club of Estrella. The field is open to 48 teams. Click for more information

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Judy Bell to be Honored with 2016 Bob Jones Award

August 10, 2016 by Joselyn

Judy Bell to be Honored with 2016 Bob Jones Award

Receiving the Bob Jones Award is the highest honor an individual can receive from the USGA. Judy Bell received the award this year on June 14th during the week of the 116th U.S. Open at Oakmont Country Club. The award has been presented to deserving individuals since 1955 to recognize those who demonstrate the spirit, personal character and and respect for the game. Bell not only exudes all those traits but her long list of accolades exemplifies why she is also deserving of this award - winner of nine USGA Championships, first female president on the USGA (1996-1997), competed on the victorious Curtis Cup Teams in 1960 and 1962 and many more!

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July 29, 2016 by Joselyn

AZ Senior Match Play Championship Results

After a long, hot and humid week the the AGA has there 2016 AZ Senior Match Play Champions for the Master, Seniors and Legends divisions. Click for Results

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50th Pacific Coast Amateur

July 26, 2016 by Joselyn

50th Pacific Coast Amateur

The 50th Pacific Coast Amateur Championship, hosted by the Washington State and Pacific Northwest golf associations, will take place at historic Seattle Golf Club from July 26-29, 2016.

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Top 5 Things to Know About ASU Karsten

July 20, 2016 by Joselyn

Top 5 Things to Know About ASU Karsten

Read about what's SPECIAL about ASU Karsten Golf Course 

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Jeff Vincent, Volunteer of the Month

July 06, 2016 by Joselyn

Jeff Vincent, Volunteer of the Month

Over the past 5 years Jeff has taken part in well over 100 course ratings throughout Arizona and also represented the AGA at the 2013 USGA National Course Rating Calibration Seminar at Sahalee Country Club in Seattle, WA. He contributes his longevity and overall satisfaction to the rating challenges that are encountered on some of Arizona’s most difficult golf courses as well as the camaraderie of working with a great group of fellow volunteers.

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Lithia Pacific Amateur Golf Classic

July 01, 2016 by Joselyn

Lithia Pacific Amateur Golf Classic

For 20 years, the Lithia Pacific Amateur Golf Classic in Central Oregon has been the epitome of fun, competitive golf in the West. The PacAm is a three-day, 54-hole net, stroke-play tournament hosted by Sunriver Resort and held on eight Central Oregon golf courses.

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June 27, 2016 by Joselyn

Brandon Carlson Shoots 9-under

Falcon Dunes, once again, hosted this years Falcon Amateur Championship. Carlson shot a total of 133 throughout two days to take the title of Champion. Click for full results 

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What was the Correct Ruling on Dustin Johnson?

June 21, 2016 by Joselyn

What was the Correct Ruling on Dustin Johnson?

If you tuned into the final round of the 116th U.S. Open, you witnessed the ruling dabacle with Dustin Johnson and most likely shared in the frustration of all those involved.  Johnson was alerted of a ruling issue once he arrived to the 12th tee for his actions that occurred on the 5th green.  The USGA shines some light on how the events unfolded and what their plans are moving forward.    

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AGA Handicap Seminar

June 20, 2016 by Joselyn

AGA Handicap Seminar

The AGA Handicap Department is pleased to announce an upcoming USGA Handicap Certification Seminar taking place on Wednesday, June 29th at the AGA office in Scottsdale. 

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New Director of Instruction for the PGA Learning Center

June 08, 2016 by Joselyn

New Director of Instruction for the PGA Learning Center

The PGA Tour and the PGA of America decided to come together in a joint effort to create the PGA Learning Centers. The PGA Leanring Center at the Legends of Arrowhead Golf Course welcomes their new Director of Instruction, Wesley Gleason. 

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Antigua Player Development Tour

June 08, 2016 by Joselyn

Antigua Player Development Tour

The new Antigua Player Development Tour (APDT) is set to get underway on July 6-9 at Orange Tree Golf Course. The five event series will be played at some of the finest golf courses in Scottsdale Golf Group's portfolio and will run through early August.  

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June 07, 2016 by Joselyn

AGA Golf Days at ASU Karsten is Sold Out

Spend your Saturday morning with 18 holes of golf, range balls and a cart, an AGA Swag Bag with a sleeve of balls, $50 Tathata gift card & more for only $40!  

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USGA Boatwright Intern

May 27, 2016 by Joselyn

USGA Boatwright Intern

We welcome Mike Mason as the new Boatwright Intern with the Arizona Golf Association. The goal is for Mike to be exposed to as many aspects of the golf industry as possible during his time, but the focus will be on the tournament side of the association. He will also be involved in the event planning and coordinating throughout the year.

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