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U.S. Senior Women’s Amateur

September 21, 2016 by Joselyn

U.S. Senior Women’s Amateur

Kim Eaton of Mesa, Arizona makes it as a quarter finalist in the 2016 U.S. Senior Women's Amateur in Wellesley, Massachusetts. After playing just 12 holes at Wellesley Country Club to win her first two matches in the 55th U.S. Senior Women's Amateur Championship, Kim Eaton needed 17 holes in the Round of 16 on Tuesday afternoon to reach the quarterfinals for the fourth time.

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2016 Senior Cup Series Results

September 20, 2016 by Joselyn

2016 Senior Cup Series Results

September 15, 2016 was the Senior Cup Series Championship hosted by Alta Mesa Country Club. Congratulations to our overall winners Wiley Davis and Randy Figueroa! 

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Results of the 56th Goldwater Cup

September 20, 2016 by Joselyn

Results of the 56th Goldwater Cup

Monday, September 19th, the Arizona Golf Association and the PGA Southwest Section competed in the Annual Bob Goldwater Event. Click for results.

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USGA Green Section

September 16, 2016 by Joselyn

USGA Green Section

The past month of hot, humid weather has taken its toll on Poa annua putting greens in the southwestern area of the West Region. One of the most frequent questions from golfers in recent weeks is, "Why are the greens so wet?" Admittedly, in some cases the greens are wet; however, in many circumstances the greens are not overwatered but still they seem soft and wet. What causes this situation? Here are three reasons why greens may seem wet when they really aren’t:

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September 14, 2016 by Joselyn

Sign Up for the FINAL AGA Golf Day

The last AGA Golf Day is October 1st at Stoneridge Golf Course. The amenities are nice but the real star of the show at Stoneridge Golf Course is the high quality of the design. 

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JOX Sports AZ AM Highlights

September 13, 2016 by Joselyn

JOX Sports AZ AM Highlights

JOX Sports is a community based, locally founded online sports network dedicated to promoting Arizona Junior, High School, College, Amateur & Professional Golf & Golfers

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Break Par in Paradise

September 13, 2016 by Joselyn

Break Par in Paradise

Stay and Play at the Jack Nicklaus designed course in Rocky Point, Mexico. AGA Members receive a special promo code.

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September 07, 2016 by Joselyn

Photo Album of the 92nd AZ Am.

Did you miss out on the 92nd Arizona Amateur or play in the AZ Am. and want to see the top highlights? Click here now! 

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2016 Overseeding Schedule

September 07, 2016 by Joselyn

2016 Overseeding Schedule

Are you wondering when golf courses will be closed over the next few months in order to plant their winter rye and prepare for the winter season. We have that information for you!

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Introducing the Major Series of Putting

September 02, 2016 by Joselyn

Introducing the Major Series of Putting

MSOP gives golfers from all walks of life and all parts of the world opportunities of a lifetime to show off their mastery with the putter and seize glory on the green. Experience qualifying tournaments, crowds in the thousands, live TV broadcasts and high-stakes putting championships, with electricity and suspense only seen at the highest levels of pro golf.

This is your chance to take part in the MSOP Championship, where competitors will strive to take home a lucrative payday and emerge from the pack as MSOP's inaugural champions.

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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 22, 2016 by Joselyn

92nd Amateur Champion, Cory Bacon

Introducing your new champion of the AZ Amateur, Cory Bacon. Click for full results of the week and the final match. 

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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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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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