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June 12, 2018 by Linda Dillenbeck

Troon North Golf Club’s Pinnacle Course Undergoing Enhancement Project

Troon North Golf Club’s award-winning Pinnacle Course is undergoing a four-month course enhancement project. The course closed on June 5, 2018 and is expected to reopen in October. The Monument course, which underwent a similar improvement project last summer, will remain open for daily-fee play this summer.

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USGA Announces 118th U.S. Open Championship Tee Times

June 08, 2018 by Linda Dillenbeck

USGA Announces 118th U.S. Open Championship Tee Times

The United States Golf Association (USGA) today announced tee times for the first two rounds of the 2018 U.S. Open Championship, Thursday (June 14) and Friday (June 15), at 7,440-yard, par-70 Shinnecock Hills Golf Club.

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USGA Announces 23 Additional Players Exempt for 118th U.S. Open Championship

May 21, 2018 by Linda Dillenbeck

USGA Announces 23 Additional Players Exempt for 118th U.S. Open Championship

The United States Golf Association (USGA) today announced that 23 additional golfers, including U.S. Amateur champions Matthew Fitzpatrick, Bryson DeChambeau and Peter Uihlein, have earned full exemptions into the 2018 U.S. Open Championship, to be played June 14-17 at Shinnecock Hills Golf Club in Southampton, N.Y. These exemptions bring the number of fully exempt players to 77.

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USGA Accepts More Than 2,700 Entries for 39th U.S. Senior Open Championship

May 17, 2018 by Linda Dillenbeck

USGA Accepts More Than 2,700 Entries for 39th U.S. Senior Open Championship

USGA Accepts More Than 2,700 Entries for 39th U.S. Senior Open Championship

The United States Golf Association (USGA) today announced that it has accepted 2,738 entries for the 39th U.S. Senior Open Championship, scheduled for June 28-July 1, 2018 at The Broadmoor (East Course) in Colorado Springs, Colo. Eleven past champions are among the 75 players who are currently fully exempt into the championship.

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May 07, 2018 by Joselyn

USGA Increases Commitment to Growing the Game Through Play9 Program

This year, in collaboration with its Allied Golf Association network, the USGA will host and invite local communities to participate in dedicated regional PLAY9 days each month, beginning on May 9. Golfers can find a golf course in their community that offers a nine-hole rate at usga.org/play9. The course finder identifies nine-hole facilities as well as 18-hole golf courses that offer a nine-hole rate.

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Ak-Chin Indian Community Brings World Long Drive to AZ!

May 02, 2018 by Joselyn

Ak-Chin Indian Community Brings World Long Drive to AZ!

Thanks to the Ak-Chin Indian Community the World Long Drive Association is making its first ever tour stop in Arizona, bringing 400+ yard drives and national television coverage on Golf Channel to the Grand Canyon State. The “Ak-Chin Smash in the Sun” will be taking place May 11-15, 2018, adjacent to Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino and the Ultrastar Multi-tainment Center at Ak-Chin Circle. Register to participate or enjoy the show for FREE!

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April 17, 2018 by Joselyn

It’s Back!

View results from the 2018 Western Amateur

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April 16, 2018 by Joselyn

Enjoy a Vacation without Leaving

No need to travel hours to enjoy a vacation. Arizona Golf Association has partnered up with countless resorts and golf complex's to provide you with vacation on a budget. 

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April 10, 2018 by Joselyn

Brown Captures 2018 AGA Championship

Rusty Brown (70-71-71—212) captures AGA Championship, after three-for-one playoff. The 2nd annual AGA Championship was hosted by Randolph Golf Complex– North Course, April 6-8, 2018 and is the first of five AGA Major Championships of the 2018 AGA TOUR Season powered by True Spec Golf. Brown outlasted 36-hole leader Nick Hedman (68-71-73) and Chad Wilcox (71-71-70) in two playoff holes, sticking his approach close and sinking the clinching, birdie putt, on the second go-round.

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April 10, 2018 by Joselyn

2018 Player’s Cup Series powered by True Spec Golf

As the official sponsor of the 2018 Players Cup Events, True Spec Golf will provide on-site fitting services at select AGA Players Cup events throughout the year. Each player will also receive a complimentary driver or putter fitting of their choice through September 30th, 2018.

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Imperial Partners with the Arizona Golf Association

April 04, 2018 by Joselyn

Imperial Partners with the Arizona Golf Association

Imperial is the “Official Headwear of the Arizona Golf Association” under the new agreement and provides headwear to participants in the AGA’s premier competitive events in 2018.

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April 02, 2018 by Joselyn

PGA Jr. League is a #GameChanger

GA Jr. League registration is now open at golf facilities in the Arizona & Las Vegas. Spots are limited and the season starts soon, so sign up today!

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March 23, 2018 by Alex Tsakiris

Registration is now open for the second Major of the year

Click here for more information on the Stroke Play Championship

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Opening Day Tickets Available Now!

March 15, 2018 by Joselyn

Opening Day Tickets Available Now!

Arizona Golf Association is excited to announce exclusive discounted tickets for Arizona Diamondbacks games throughout the 2018 season. AGA members can receive special discounts on tickets to have experiences that last a lifetime to our Major League Baseball team the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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Golf’s New Rules Have Arrived

March 12, 2018 by Joselyn

Golf’s New Rules Have Arrived

Watch and read the biggest changes to the rules since 1984! 

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March 02, 2018 by Joselyn

Enter to Win Cavalia Odysseo VIP Tickets

Cavalia Odysseo is a Cirque Du Soleil-style equestrian show with spectacular acrobats, beautiful horses and a multimedia show that will be an experience of a lifetime. Enter to win a pair of VIP Gold Tickets to Cavalia Odysseo 

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Why a World Handicap System?

February 28, 2018 by Joselyn

Why a World Handicap System?

The World Handicap System (WHS) aims to bring six different handicap systems together into a single set of Rules for Handicapping, enabling golfers of different abilities to play and compete on a fair and equal basis, no matter how or where they play.

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February 19, 2018 by Joselyn

Golf’s New World Handicap System

The way golfers around the world will calculate their handicaps is set to be transformed by a new system developed by the USGA and The R&A, with key features. 

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February 16, 2018 by Joselyn

2018 AGA Player Awards Winners

Please join us for the 2018 Annual Meeting and Awards dinner to be held Thursday, February 15th at Phoenix Country Club. The meeting begins at 4:15pm. If you just want to join us for the Awards dinner, that begins with cocktails @ 5:00pm and dinner at 6:00 pm. Those who received an invitation to join us, the evening is compliments of the Arizona Golf Association. The cost for guests and other interested members is $40.00. 

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