Newly recognized AGAs were identified through a nearly year-long discovery process that encouraged collaboration among existing golf organizations within each state and region, sharing best practices and leveraging programs that have made a positive impact.
PGA members Dick Hyland and Tom Lambie, longtime Titleist sales representative Al Birmingham, and industry pioneers Ron McPherson, President and CEO of Antigua Group, and John A. Solheim, Chairman and CEO of PING, comprise the 2017 class of inductees to be enshrined in the Southwest PGA Hall of Fame. The inductees will be honored at a ceremony celebrating their career achievements on Jan. 19, 2018 at Phoenix Country Club.
The Arizona Golf Association and the Southern Nevada Golf Association have teamed up with Sullivan Golf Travel to create an overseas golf trip to Southwestern Ireland.
PGA/USGA Rules of Golf Workshops on the new Rules of Golf (effective on January 1, 2019) will be held in the Fall of 2018 and the Winter of 2019. Information on the dates and locations for those workshops will be available in the late spring of 2018. Registration will open in the summer of 2018 for those workshops.
San Marcos Golf Resort, located in Chandler, Arizona, announces the addition of an all-new, state-of-the-art virtual golf simulator – the SIM Marcos. Located adjacent to the lobby, the SIM Marcos is the most advanced and realistic indoor golf experience of its kind in the region. Guests will be able to hone their skills, and play on a variety of world-class championship courses any time of the year, regardless of the weather.
The new Fiesta Bowl Par-3 Challenge, presented by Wells Fargo, is an exciting golf extravaganza that combines the favorite elements of the Hole-in-One challenge, the beauty of a picturesque Par 3 golf course, a scramble-style tournament and prizes on every hole.
The Views Golf Club is an 18-hole, desert-inspired championship golf course with breathtaking views in a picture perfect setting. Annual membership and daily green fee play available. This rolling 6,715 yard, par 72 course offers multiple tee placements for golfers of all skill levels. Its design was created in harmony with the natural desert surroundings offering a beautiful view of the Catalina Mountains and an unforgettable round of Oro Valley, AZ golf.
With the worldwide survey and evaluation period now complete, the USGA and The R&A and their respective committees will continue to review all comments received with the goal of finalizing the new Rules next spring and beginning a comprehensive education program later in 2018.
Congratulations to Liam Brace and Jimmy Kozikowski for winning the 2017 Arizona Four Ball Championship!
AGA Golf Days offer all types of golfers and their friends to play in a non-competitive, championship- quality setting at some of the regions finest private & public courses. Events are open to all members and guests of all skill level who want to participate in no pressure golf at a premier course. Bring a group of friends or join us as a single and we'll pair you with some future friends.
Take a test drive at any Valley Acura Dealers and receive a complimentary round of golf AND dozen snell golf balls. Act fast! Offer ends Sept. 10, 2017
Ken Tanigawa and Chad Wilcox will meet for a final match to determine the winner of the 93rd Arizona Amateur Championship.
Joe Porter, 2016 Hall of Fame Inductee, passed away July 3rd 2017. Porter grew up playing golf around Arizona play in junior golf tournaments, leading his high school golf team in consecutive state championships, earning All- American honors on the ASU Men's Golf Team and then joining the PGA Tour.
"Some call Bob Jones the greatest of amateur golfers. When you consider winning majors, yes, he was. If it were only about love of the game, honor, competitiveness, intellect and spirit, then he may very well be in second place to Sandy Tatum, a perfect example of the person we should all aspire to become."
18-year-old Mason Andersen of Chandler proved worthy of competing with some of the best golfers in the world at the 117th U.S. Open Championship at Erin Hills.
GHIN is currently down improving their system to better provide for their members. To post a score, go directly to the GHIN website.
Have you qualified to play in the 93rd Arizona Amateur Championship next week at Moon Valley Country Club? Sign up today!
Representative, Paul Gosar, give speech for Cactus and Pine Annual Meeting.
The two organizations have also established a working group of LPGA, PGA Tour, PGA European Tour, Ladies European Tour and PGA of America representatives to immediately begin a comprehensive review of broader video issues, including viewer call-ins, which arise in televised competitions
The USGA and The R&A are working with golf’s handicapping authorities to develop a single World Handicap System for the game.
Combining the cool mountain air of Lake Tahoe’s best golf courses with the nightlife of Reno, Nevada, we’ve got exactly what you need to beat the heat this summer! Join us for the perfect couples getaway—or bring a buddy—and enjoy three rounds of golf (Old Greenwood, Grizzly Ranch and Gray’s Crossing) and a 3-night stay at the Silver Legacy Resort and Casino in Reno. Two-player packages start at just $965! Give us a call to book your exclusive AZ Golf Association Stay & Play Package
Golf and gin go hand in hand! Pinnacle Peak Country Club has a game six days a week during the season and then usually four or five days a week during the summer break. The highlight of the season is the annual Gentlemen’s Gin championship. This year, the tournament made a few major changes in the scoring format, where players, play a round-robin straight game to 200 points, whereupon the winner gets 9 points, 10% of the difference in the score carried to the first decimal and both players get one point for every box won. The winner in the past has always been decided by just a few points.
On our new segment of Tee Talk Tuesday, you will hear from different athletes and celebrities about how they got involved with golf, their dream foursome to play with and some tips to help you along the way. Stay connected with our Facebook and Instagram Account for special previews!
Wouldn't it be nice to have a driver that allowed your ball to go straight even when you hit the ball near the heel, hosel, sole or toe? Well now you can! The High Heat driver, designed by Dean Knuth, allows golfers of all handicap to improve their golf game by giving you the opportunity to see exactly where impact occured through the patented mirror face.
The Orthopedic Specialist at TOCA treat a wide variety of conditions pertaining to the body, including problems like arthritis, sports injuries, pack pain, leg and foot pain, and carpal tunnel syndrome. Our fellowship-trained and board-certified orthopedic doctors in Arizona are dedicated to the correction of deformities or functional impairments of the skeletal system.