The Places to Play that are higlighted in this issue are all managed by Troon Golf.
Below are the answers to the second wave of questions that were posed by Larry McLennan and Joe Hume of the Papago Men's Club and Papago Loyalists Group.Villa Monterey Golf Course
Rancho Sahuarita Golf Course
Can the AGA get funding to do the restoration at Papago?
What about the proposed building?
The City of Phoenix answers the Papago Men's Club's concerns about access and pricing. One must understand that an RFP is a Request for Proposal. The City of Phoenix felt that our proposal best suited their overall vision for Papago Golf Course and the relationship with a non-profit entity. Once chosen as the recommended organization, the specific details of the contract still need to be negotiated. As in any negotiation process, the final product will most likely be different than originally proposed.
PMGA Tournament Round Requirements
Non-Tournament Weekend and Holiday Access
Pricing and Mandatory Summer Carts
Golf Cart Pricing
Funding for the Proposed Expansion
Proposed Starting Times(early walk-on times)
Days of Operation
Proposed Operating Budget
Use of the Name of Papago Golf Course
The current conditions are in a state of severe disrepair and in need of considerable improvements. The following have been highlighted by the City of Phoenix as needing immediate attention and repair.
(Report to Parks Board by City Staff on the state of Papago Golf Course.)
Why did the Phoenix choose the Arizona Golf Foundation?
How was the AGF selected?
Will rates at Papago Golf Course go up after the renovation?
How much access will residents have following the renovation?
What is the future of the Papago Men’s And Women’s Golf Association?
How is the AGF going to pay for the renovations?
Who will oversee the restoration?
Will the city have approval and oversight during construction? Who will operate and maintain Papago Golf Course when the renovations are completed?
What happens if the AGF fails?
What partners will the AGF bring to Papago?