AGA launches new homepage
The Arizona Golf Association would like to introduce its new, and improved, homepage! With the growing reliance on online social networking, blogging and media, the AGA has made sure that access to everything is located in one, easy to find location for the convenience of our current and future members. Follow along with Bill Huffman as he posts weekly blogs on golf in Arizona and throughout the country, or follow our staff members as they post on local events, rules and decisions of golf and the handicap system. Become a fan of the AGA on Facebook or follow us on Twitter and receive all the up-to-date information on AGA tournaments and special AGA events. Best of all, now you can get all your golf news in one convenient location, as the new page offers news feeds from azcentral.com and Golfweek, along with current AGA news. While we have had a facelift, our great specials remain the same; be sure to stop by and check out our highlighted golf specials – updated weekly, or peruse our member specials page for deals available only to AGA and ACCESS azgolf members. Comments or questions? We would love to know what you think! Feel free to contact us at 602-944-3035 with any questions or comments you may have regarding the new site.
Attn: AZ Golf Hall of Fame Inductees!
A great new exhibit is being created in honor of Arizona Golf, and we are in need photos of all Hall of Fame inductees for murals that will be showcased at Fry’s Electronics in Tempe! If you have a photo that you would like to be used, please be sure to contact Kristen Fuller at the Arizona Golf Association.
Please Note: We are especially in desperate need of photos for those inducted between 1968 and1975; if this is you, or if you have photos of someone who was, please contact us at the AGA – 602-944-3035!
Don’t know who has been inducted? Click Here for a complete listing of all 72 inductees through 2009.
Legends Tour Announces New Tournament in Tucson
The Legends Tour announced today the debut of the Women’s Senior National Invitational to be held at the challenging Omni Tucson National Resort Catalina Course April 23 – 25, 2010. With a unique two-day event format, the event will attract 18 top Legends of the LPGA to Tucson this spring. This marks the sixth event on The Legends Tour’s calendar in 2010 and its third new event in nine months.
The field will include LPGA and World Gold Hall of Famer Pat Bradley, 2011 U.S. Solheim Cup Captain Rosie Jones as well as Tucson area LPGA Legends Christa Johnson and Cindy Rarick. Rarick will serve as the Tournament Ambassador. “I am excited and honored to have some of the greatest players in women’s golf returning to Tucson for the Women’s Senior National Invitational,” commented Cindy Rarick, “The Tucson community is thrilled to host these legends of women’s golf and as Ambassador, I am looking forward to having them enjoy my home course, the Omni Tucson National Resort and Spa.” Rarick added. “This gorgeous venue combined with such accomplished players will provide great entertainment for spectators not only this year, but for years to come. In addition, The First Tee Program will receive a significant charitable contribution from the proceeds of the event. See you in April!” The tournament will feature practice rounds on Friday, April, 23, a Legends Pro-Am on the Catalina Course at Omni Tucson National Resort on Saturday, April 24th and an 18-hole Legends Shootout on Sunday, April 25th. “The efforts of Omni Tucson National Resort, The Legends Tour and The First Tee of Tucson have combined to create tremendous excitement in the community for women’s professional golf’s return to Tucson in this exciting inaugural event,” noted Women’s Senior National Invitational Tournament Director Dave Garcia. For sponsorship information, contact Dave Garcia (913) 707-4653. For more information about the event, including ticket information and a full field announcement, please visit www.thelegendstour.com. About The Legends Tour The Legends Tour is the Official Legends Tour of the LPGA. The tour began in 2000 by LPGA professionals to showcase the talents of some of the greatest women’s golfers of all time. The Legends Tour has over 100 members, including ten LPGA and World Golf Hall of Fame members. Legends Tour players have a combined 625 LPGA Tour victories, including 65 major championships. In its seven seasons, The Legends Tour donated more than $8.8 million to charity. The Legends Tour has hosted events in Connecticut, Florida, Indiana, Iowa, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Jersey, Wisconsin, Japan and Australia. For additional information on The Legends Tour, log on to www.thelegendstour.com.
AGA Night with the Diamondbacks
The D-backs welcome the Arizona Golf Association, family and friends to enjoy discounted Golf Night through the ease of our D-backs Ticket Dugout. Grab your glove and don’t miss this exciting game in April as the D-backs open the 2010 season.
Tuesday, April 6, 2010 – D-backs vs Padres @ 6:40pm **OPENING SERIES**
Seats: Located in the Insight Diamond Level, Club Bullpen & Club Reserve
For any special requests of 12 or more tickets or accessible seating, please contact Melissa Wright at 602-462-4104 or [email protected] Check out other special discounted games listed online. Dates will be added throughout the season, so don’t forget to check back. Please contact Melissa for any team building, suite options or family celebrations.
To access the D-backs Ticket Dugout, click on the link below and the instructions will follow: (Don’t forget to add this link to your favorites!)
Saturday Golf League accepting new members
The Saturday Golf League is now accepting new members. The league is a co-ed club located in the greater Phoenix metro area, and is a member of both the Arizona Golf Association (AGA) and the Arizona Women’s Golf Association (AWGA. Membership consists of male and female players from young adults to seniors. Join them for weekly golf tournaments all around the Valley of the Sun offering prizes, cash pay outs and lots of fun and excitement. Members may also apply for a USGA handicap through the club. Check out The Saturday Golf League at saturdaygolfleague.com and join them for valley-wide golfing events.