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Top 5 Things to Know About TPC Champions

1. There are two different rates – non-resident and Arizona resident.  Resident rates are about 40% off the non-resident rates.

2.  Residents may book tee times within a 7 day booking window.

3.  The Champions course is home to the PGA Tour’s Champions Q-school every other year.

4.  Friends and Family rate is December 11-25.  It is $49 to play with promo code “friends.” This is a summer rate!

5.  The Champions course is an excellent venue for the charity and golf fundraising events.

To learn more about TPC go to www.tpc.com/scottsdale

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Club News – OT Ruling

A federal district court judge in Texas ruled that the Department of Labor’s (DOL) new Overtime Rule should be stopped.  The ruling means that the rule WILL NOT go into effect on December 1, 2016 and that all clubs may keep their employees at their current salary and schedule without the concern of additional payroll expense. This ruling will be in effect until a final decision on the merits of this lawsuit is reached.  Whie DOL may wish to appeal this injunction, the fact remains it will be extremely difficult for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit to hear that appeal within the next 18 days.  To read the full article, click here.

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2017 Short Course – Final Results

The Wigwam’s Patriot Course has been selected as the new host site for the 2017 Short Course.

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Bird Golf Academy

For Immediate Release
ORO VALLEY/NW TUCSON, ARIZONA, Nov. 11, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Bird Golf Academy, a premier provider of personalized golf instruction to golfers of all ages and abilities, is pleased to announce a new partnership and a new Tucson golf school at the Hilton Tucson El Conquistador Golf & Tennis Resort.
As a spokesperson for The Bird Golf Academy noted, El Conquistador Golf & Tennis Resorthas earned a well-deserved reputation for being one of the most scenic golf courses in the country, blending natural fauna seamlessly throughout the course. Thanks to the new partnership with Bird Golf Academy, El Conquistador Golf & Tennis Resort will be the location of one of the best golf schools in Arizona.
“We are extremely pleased to be partnering with Bird Golf at El Conquistador Golf & Tennis Resort,” said El Conquistador Golf & Tennis Club General Manager, Tom Meade. “Troon Golf has had great success at other properties working with the Professional team at Bird Golf. I look forward to the opportunity to grow the game with Bird Golf and El Conquistador Golf & Tennis Resort.
Bird Golf student packages will include a private appointed Junior Suite, renovated in 2016, with rooms overlooking the surrounding Santa Catalina Mountains. The package will also include unlimited practice and play at the El Conquistador course, a player evaluation, work on the Mental Game, lunch with a PGA/LPGA professional every day, and 18, 24 or 30 hours of instruction with a Bird Golf Academy professional. Bird Golf students will also have access to private El Conquistador practice facilities, while still being able to enjoy the superb layout of the two courses.
When done for the day, Junior Suites feature luxury bedding and private balcony views of the picturesque mountain ranges surrounding El Conquistador Golf & Tennis Resort.
El Conquistador blends the stunning natural beauty of the area with a premier parkland setting. The recently renovated par-71 course designed by Greg Nash is framed with mesquite and Palo Verde trees indigenous to the region, weaving vibrant native flora and incredible views with top-notch course quality. The par-72 Cañada course features breathtaking mountain views and subtle elevation changes complimenting the amazing vistas of the surrounding desert wildlife.
About Bird Golf Academy:
Bird Golf Academy is a leader in personalized golf instruction, providing one-to-one and two-to-one golf classes to golfers of all ages and skill levels. With 21 locations throughout the U.S., the Bird Golf Academy connects golf students with acclaimed PGA and LPGA instructors in 10 states. The academy’s teaching staff includes an LPGA National Teacher of the Year, 2 US Open Champions, PGA Master professionals and multiple award-winning PGA professionals. It is the format and quality of golf instruction that separates Bird Golf Academy from other golf schools.
For more information, please visit http://www.birdgolf.com/
Contact: Skyler Malley [email protected] 3039096698

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Improve Your Health and Your Game

Arizona Golf Association & CERULEAN Advanced Fitness and Wellness have partnered to deliver performance, wellness and recovery packages for golf athletes of all ages & skill-levels. With a unique approach focusing on cellular level health and conditioning, these packages were developed to focus on the (5) major problems that golfers face with regular play:

Back Pain
Knee Pain
Tendinitis- Foot, Ankle, Elbow & Shoulder
Rotator Cuff Injury/Bursitis
Arthritis
Strategic application of:

Whole Body & Localized Arctic Cryotherapy 
Sport Recovery Compression 
Cellular Repair Therapy 

focuses on reducing inflammation throughout the body, which leads to increased flexibility/range of motion, allowing the person to PLAY MORE ROUNDS WITH LESS PAIN!!!
These benefits are not limited to the fitness realm, and extend to general health and wellness, including improved circulation, better cellular health and decreased risk of many conditions associated with the aging process.
CERULEAN will not only allow an athlete to perform better with less pain, but can also extend the longevity of a golfer’s playing career.
Golf Monthly Recovery Membership (unlimited sessions on a one per day basis)
(1) month $399 (3) month commitment: $349/month
Golf Weekly Recovery Package:
$149 (unlimited sessions on a one per day basis)

Click to view their website