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August 23, 2012 by Bruce Sandig

Antigua National High School Invitational

The 3rd Annual Antigua National High School Golf Invitational will be played September 7th and 8th at McCormick Ranch Golf Club in Scottsdale, Arizona.

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July 23, 2012 by Bruce Sandig

Jack Nicklaus Golf Academy opens in Nuevo Vallarta, Mexico

Jack Nicklaus’ latest golf academy might just be his greatest yet. Located at the Nayar Vidanta course in Nuevo Vallarta, the Nicklaus Academy is the 15th such facility worldwide and third in Mexico.

The academy opened this month to dazzling reviews from PGA pros, avid golfers and weekend players whose games stand to benefit most from the elite instruction and training program. Tucked inside sprawling Vidanta Nuevo Vallarta, which boasts the Grand Luxxe, Grand Mayan and five more resorts, the academy gives visitors the added luxury of shaving strokes off their score while vacationing in paradise.

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July 23, 2012 by Bruce Sandig

Pioneer Classic commemorates 25 years

On September 21-22, Alliance Beverage celebrates its 25th anniversary of the Pioneer Classic Golf Tournament at the Wigwam Resort and Golf Club. Since 1987, the Pioneer Classic Benefit Fund has been dedicated to raising funds for Arizona charities. The University of Arizona Sarver Heart Center, Arizona Cancer Center, Young Life and the Changing Lives Center for Women and Children will benefit from the 2012 tournament.

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July 16, 2012 by Bruce Sandig

Pacific Coast Amateur preview

Headed by a number of state, provincial and regional golf association champions from throughout the western United States and Canada, a field of 84 of the world's top amateurs will tee it up in the 46th Pacific Coast Amateur Championship, July 24-27 at Bandon Dunes Golf Resort in Bandon, Ore.

The 72-hole stroke-play event will be contested over the Bandon Dunes and Bandon Trails courses at the famed resort on Oregon's Pacific coast. The four-day event is played without a cut. Spectators are welcome to attend with no admission charge.

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July 09, 2012 by Bruce Sandig

Arizona Junior State Championship results

Kolton Lapa, of Mesa, won the Boys State Championship while Saki Iida took home the Girls title. The 2012 Boys and Girls State Junior Golf Championship, featuring 60 boys and 30 girls, was held at Longbow Golf Club, on July 2 & 3, 2012.

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July 06, 2012 by Bruce Sandig

Steve Nosler Passing

Please join with us in mourning the passing of Oregon golf’s Steve Nosler.  A long-time Pacific Coast Golf Association Trustee and University of Oregon golf coach Nosler left us on Friday following a brief illness. He was 74.

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June 22, 2012 by Bruce Sandig

Starr Pass GC honors armed forces

Marriott Golf, one of the world’s premier golf operators and the golf management organization of Marriott International, Inc., recently introduced “Fairways-Fore- FREEdom,” a new military program designed to support the men and women dedicated to protecting America’s freedom. In celebrating America’s armed forces, “Fairways-Fore-FREEdom” provides active, reserve and retired military personnel with both free and discount golf at over 25 acclaimed Marriott Golf courses throughout the United States, including Starr Pass Golf Club in Tucson, Ariz.

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June 19, 2012 by Bruce Sandig

4 Valley courses give back

Four Valley golf clubs announced the launch of a new program to benefit The First Tee of Phoenix called Tee It Up at 10 For The First Tee. Each of the participating clubs (ASU Karsten Golf Course, Eagle Mountain Golf Club, Longbow Golf Club and Raven Golf Club Phoenix) is setting aside one tee time Monday – Friday, June 11 – August 31 in the 10 o’clock hour available to the public for $100. The entire $100 is then donated to the local Valley chapter: The First Tee of Phoenix.

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June 01, 2012 by Bruce Sandig

Splish Splash Golf Bash for kids

The First Tee of Phoenix will hold its 8th Annual Splish Splash Golf Bash Saturday, June 9 at the organization's South Mountain Facility. The free event is open to the public and includes water games and activities, free food and free golf all day.

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May 14, 2012 by Bruce Sandig

Golf Greens Coloring seminar

The USGA and the University of Arizona Cooperative Extension is holding a Golf Greens Coloring seminar Thursday, May 24 from 7 a.m. to noon at Paradise Valley Country Club, 7101 N. Tatum Blvd.

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May 14, 2012 by Bruce Sandig

McCormick Ranch offers junior golf academy

McCormick Ranch Golf Club will hold three golf academies this summer for ages 7-17: June 4-8, June 11-15 and June 18-22.

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May 10, 2012 by Bruce Sandig

Attention juniors

June 2-3 Oro Valley Country Club will host the Optimist Oro Valley Junior Championship...

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May 02, 2012 by Bruce Sandig

JGAA announces upcoming tournaments and clinics

The Junior Golf Association of Arizona has a full slate of tournaments scheduled this summer throughout the state.

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April 30, 2012 by Bruce Sandig

PRSC honored

The Phoenix Regional Sports Commission was named the 2012 Large Market Sports Commission of the Year last week in Hartford during the annual symposium of the National Association of Sports Commissions.

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April 26, 2012 by Bruce Sandig

Superstore hosts junior golf fair in May

The PGA Tour Superstore's Chandler location (corner of Warner Road and Arizona Avenue) will host a junior golf fair Saturday, May 19 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Attendees include The First Tee, Junior Golf Association of Arizona, LPGA Girls Golf, US Kids Golf, Junior Golf Championships and Golf Academy of America. Equipment will be demonstrated by Tour Edge, US Kids Golf, Puma, Adidas and Nike, and food will be provided by Chick-fil-A. Call 480-214-4370 for more information.

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April 24, 2012 by Bruce Sandig

Uniting Nations Cup 2012

Scottsdale amateur Patrick Gravelin was in the middle of a match in last year’s inaugural Uniting Nations Cup when he suddenly got caught up in his surroundings. Gravelin was representing his country in the Ryder Cup style competition against Mexico, but he was having a hard time focusing on golf.

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April 14, 2012 by Bruce Sandig

Uniting Nations Cup

The second annual Uniting Nations Cup golf tournament is set for May 17 – 20 at Mayan Palace Peninsula de Cortez Course. Amateur Teams from Mexico and Southwest United States will compete in this 3-day Ryder Cup format event. Mayan Palace is 20 miles south of Rocky Point and home of a world-class Nicklaus golf course. The golf course has stunning views (several holes on the water), the beaches are fabulous and the hospitality superb. Spots still available. Sign up today!

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April 04, 2012 by Bruce Sandig

2012 Uniting Nations Cup

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March 27, 2012 by Bruce Sandig

JGAA Desert Mashie recap

Over 145 juniors participated in the JGAA Desert Mashie Spring Championship, taking place at the Encanto Golf Course and Encanto 9, March 24-25. This tournament has developed and grown over the years by one of the leading minority golf organizations in the United States, the Desert Mashies.

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March 20, 2012 by Bruce Sandig

MountainView-Preserve Mens Golf Association supports First Tee of Tucson

The MountainView-Preserve Mens Golf Association held a First Tee golf event Nov. 6 that included 36 youth - both girls and boys - from The First Tee of Tucson, paired with 36 men and women from MV leagues. Following the event, participants enjoyed a pizza party and a fun putting contest. In further support of The First Tee of Tucson, the M-PMGA made a $1,000 donation to the organization.

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