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Talking Stick Golf Club – Convenient Location, Unique Heritage and Unforgettable Golf

Just over 20 years ago, Bill Coore and Ben Crenshaw took a flat and relatively featureless part of the desert just east of Pima Road off of Indian Bend Road and turned it into one of the best golf experiences in Arizona.

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2019 Arizona Summer Troon Card!

The Arizona Summer Troon Card is back for the second year in a row! 


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Golfers Are Good People – Especially…

People are happy when they get to the golf course.

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Make Golf Fun!

First I want to thank Nancy Howard the Editor and Publisher for allowing me to write for the Arizona Golfer for the past 20 years. 

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Let’s Go to Idaho

Rugged mountain terrain in Idaho gives way to forested hills and fertile valleys with lakes, rivers and fresh air for a special reprieve from our summer heat. 

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Well, as Arizona Golfer comes to an end, I thought it would be a good time to share what I love most about our sport.

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It’s High School Season Everywhere!

I have shared that coaching high school players is a unique and worthwhile experience.

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Lessons From The Lesson Tee

Golf is a game for life. For all of us that play it, it becomes part of our life in so many ways.

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May 2019 Articles

LPGA Founder and Arizona Local Marilynn Smith Dies at 89

“Marilynn has always been a giver. She worked so diligently as president of the LPGA, out selling the tour to sponsors,” said fellow LPGA Founder Shirley Spork

Arizona Golfer says “Good Day” to the Arizona Golf Community

With 27½ years of publishing, May 2019 Issue completes the publication’s service to the community

Arizona Golfer’s Sincere Gratitude to Our Dedicated Team

104th annual Southwestern Amateur tournament scheduled June 12-15 at Desert Mountain Club

Troon announces 2019 Troon Challenge Schedule

22nd annual Shriners Golf Classic presented by Sanderson Ford scheduled for May 19th at Gainey Ranch Golf Club

U.S. Air Force Veteran Edward Britton of Arizona earns PGA Master Professional designation

PGA Member who once led Arnold Palmer on an F-16 training mission earns the PGA’s highest educational achievement

2019 Cologuard Classic makes big impact on Southern Arizona

Waste Management Phoenix Open extends partnership with MillerCoors through 2025

Extension includes continued title sponsorship naming rights of Coors Light Birds Nest

Summerhays siblings top the leaderboard at the Bryce Molder Invitational

Preston wins by five; Grace prevails in playoff

Phillis Meti, Tim Burke win 2019 Ak-Chin Smash in the Sun World Long Drive

Meti’s 413-yard Blast in finals sets new World Long Drive Women’s Division Record; Burke defeats Kyle Berkshire with 474-yard Drive in finals

CEO of Daphne’s Headcovers joins The First Tee of Phoenix board of director

Best-known product is “Frank” the famous head cover in Tiger Woods’ bag

Nonprofit Gabriel’s Angels names Tami Butcher & Kari Yatkowski as Co-Chairs for Salud! 2019 at the Omni Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Montelucia

The Thunderbird International Junior celebrates 20-Year anniversary

Grayhawk Golf Club hosts top junior golfers worldwide for two decades 

5th Annual Ronald McDonald House Charities Pro-Am Golf Tournament is set for May 16 at Grayhawk’s Talon and Raptor courses

2019 Waste Management Phoenix Open and The Thunderbirds raise record-breaking $13.2 Million for Arizona charities

Thunderbirds eclipse $13 Million mark for first time, 8th straight year breaking record

Pronghorn Resort announces debut of high desert, design-forward Huntington Lodge

Tees for Touchdowns fundraiser – Gridiron Golf Classic

May 18th at McDowell Mountain Golf Club to benefit Desert Mountain High School’s football program

Monster 413 yard drive sets new World Record by Phillis Meti and Exotics EXS Driver

Johnny Miller Golf Academy 2019 dates at Silverado Resort and Spa in Napa Valley

The Spirit International Amateur Golf Championship announces LPGA standout Stacy Lewis as USA Team Captain

Lewis also named ambassador for the Inaugural Spirit Charity Challenge

Troon acquires OB Sports Golf Management

Perfect ProAms to host its first event of 2019 in Scottsdale, Arizona

Award winning Sandia Golf Club receives site-wide tee enhancements and drainage upgrade 

Fairmont Caddie Confidential

The inside scoop on getting the most from your caddie
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