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The 2016 Charles Schwab Cup Championship returns to Desert Mountain November 9-13

The Charles Schwab Cup Championship, the season-ending event of the PGA TOUR Champions, returns to beautiful Desert Mountain in Scottsdale November 9-13 on the award-winning, Jack Nicklaus Signature Cochise course.

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Private Club experience at public golf courses in Tucson

There’s nothing most Arizonans can do about the summertime weather – 110 degrees and a chance of a monsoon storm is your rinse and repeat forecast.

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Butt on the Wall

There are so many ways to swing the golf club and I have witnessed many of them. What this tells me is that each individual is different and needs to, as the King Arnold Palmer says, “Swing your swing.”

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Which Short Game Shot Should I Play?

Here are two important questions to ask yourself before deciding which shot you should be playing.

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Swing Thoughts That Don’t Work

There are several phrases or myths I hear a lot when I’m playing with my members or from the amateurs I play with in Pro-Ams.

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My Olympic Dream

At some point in many lives, as youngsters we dreamed of being an Olympic Athlete who represents the USA in competition with the rest of the world. 

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I was texting back and forth with a junior golfer I work with, and he was talking about wanting to win a tournament or tournaments. 

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How to carry the golf ball farther with a driver has been a topic written about since distance became the focal point of the modern game. 

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September/October 2016 Articles

Carl Lee Howard

July 12, 1944 – August 20, 2016

Girl’s team from Arizona places third against elite international field in the Girls Junior America’s Cup

Arizona Boys’ team finishes 12th

Jay Larscheid joins the Southwest PGA Board of Directors as Secretary

Newly elected Board Members include Doug Hodge, Trent Rathbun, Mike Scully and Al Sutton

Charles Schwab Cup Championship offers Pro-Am and volunteer opportunities, enhanced fan experiences for 2016 event

Davis Evans and Toni St John win the IHop Invitational at GCU

Evans goes 8-under par on the front 9 over two rounds on way to victory at final Junior Master Series event of the season

2016 Overseeding Schedule

JGAA hosts 100-Hole Golf Marathon to raise funds for local junior golf

Mike Reinecke hired as Eagle Mountain Golf Club Superintendent

Reinecke comes to Eagle Mountain from Cave Creek Golf Course

Long-time Valley sports public relations and marketing professional inks first novel

“A Season With Hope” is now available online

Downs wins the 2016 Southwest PGA Professional Championship

August 8-9, 2016 at Talking Stick Golf Club

John Stahlschmidt Returns

Kyle Draper has been selected as the new General Manager for The Country Club at DC Ranch

Hayden Sayre and Isabella Cantwell win the Arizona Junior Match Play Championship

Brian Cooper wins the Southwest PGA 72nd Arizona Open Championship

Took place at Troon Country Club on August 20th

ASUMensGolf names Van Williams as Assistant Coach

Local teen selected to play in Nature Valley First Tee Open at Pebble Beach

Vistancia ranked in Top 20 for Best-Selling Master Planned Communities in the Nation

Arizona Golfer Now In Its 25th Year of Publishing![close]