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Topgolf expands digital footprint with acquisition

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by in Experience AZ Magazine | Play

Topgolf acquired sports gaming company World Golf Tour (WGT), creating the world’s largest digital golf audience. Topgolf also added two new divisions and is reorganizing its corporate structure with a holding company to support the organization’s rapid growth. The deal represents a convergence of the offline and online golf experience. WGT is the leading web… Read More →

Craig Hocknull will open new junior golf program

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Former Southwest Section PGA of America Teacher of the Year and Youth Player Development award winner Craig Hocknull will begin the spring semester of his Outback Junior Golf Team on February 20. The 15-week schedule will include high-level coaching from Hocknull, who is one of Arizona’s top teachers ranked by Golf Digest Magazine, and in partnership… Read More →

Sharpen your golf game at Topgolf winter league

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If you’re trying to improve your golf game this winter, or are just now picking it up the Topgolf Winter League is there to help you. The league starts Jan. 25 for four person teams, and Jan. 26 for two person teams who are looking to compete and sharpen their skills. Teams will face off… Read More →

Check out who will be playing the 2016 Phoenix Open

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by in Experience AZ Magazine | Play

Bubba Watson, Rickie Fowler and defending tournament champion Brooks Koepka are among the first commitments to the 2016 Waste Management Phoenix Open Presented by The AK-Chin Indian Community, set to tee it up February 1-7 at TPC Scottsdale. A field of 132 players will vie for the $6.5 million purse, the $1,170,000 first-place check and… Read More →

Here’s how to get a grip on golf

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by in Experience AZ Magazine | Play

Golf is a sport that requires patience, practice and dedication. Working at Topgolf, I see players of all skill levels come through our doors constantly trying to improve their golf game. People may love to watch golf, they may have favorite players but before they get to swing their own club, they need to learn… Read More →

Robyn Nordin Stowell joins Sherman & Howard

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The law firm of Sherman & Howard L.L.C. announced that Robyn Stowell has joined the firm as a member. Ms. Stowell practices in the firm’s Scottsdale office. “We are pleased to welcome Robyn to the Sherman & Howard team,” said Gregory Falls, managing partner of the firm’s Phoenix and Scottsdale offices. “Her golf, private club… Read More →

The Phoenician offers family-friendly summer luxury

The Phoenician resort is nestled in the Sonoran Desert, with the breathtaking Camelback Mountain its backdrop. Photo: The Phoenician
by in Eat | Experience AZ Magazine | Play | Stay

The Phoenician, Arizona’s premier AAA Five Diamond resort destination, and its boutique hotel, The Canyon Suites at The Phoenician, are welcoming summer with sizzling rates and signature activities.Beginning Monday, May 25 through Monday, September 7, 2015, guests of the 250-acre Phoenician can take advantage of the best rates of the year, starting from just $159… Read More →

Five family friendly adventures in Sedona

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Spring Break is here and many families find themselves itching to escape the mundane and experience an ultimate getaway —even if it is just to get away from the weather. The Southwest’s answer is a Sedona escape to 75-degree bliss, offering all the fun a family could want, with amenities against a backdrop unlike any other. Sedona… Read More →

GolfNow starts ‘Free Golf For Life’ sweepstakes

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GolfNow, the leading online tee time booking and golf course technology and services platform, has announced a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for one golfer to win free golf for life. The sweepstakes was launched this week, running through Monday, April 13, and will award one winner with a complimentary foursome once per month courtesy of GolfNow. To… Read More →

How to play golf with a celebrity

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What: Legends of the Game Golf Classic  When: Tuesday, January 27, 2015: Private Sponsor/Celebrity/Player Cocktail Party & Auction Wednesday, January 28, 2015: Registration/Breakfast: 8:30 AM, Shotgun start: 10:30 AM; followed by awards dinner ceremony Where: Whirlwind Golf Club at Wild Horse Pass, 5692 W North Loop Rd, Chandler, AZ 85226   The Tournament: Five Man Scramble Tournament: Four amateur players… Read More →

Scottsdale CVB showcases golf destinations

Troon North Golf Club. Photo: Troon North

The Scottsdale Convention & Visitors Bureau continues to promote Scottsdale as “The World’s Finest Golf Destination” with a redesigned golf website. A fresh look, responsive design and a new URL, ExperienceScottsdaleGolf.com, have refreshed the golf campaign that promotes the destination to one of Scottsdale’s most valuable visitors – the golf visitor. These visitors typically travel… Read More →

PGA TOUR Superstore Opens 3rd Ariz. Store

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PGA TOUR Superstore announced the October 25 grand opening of its 20th retail store, which is located at 7000 East Mayo Blvd in North Scottsdale. The new store’s grand opening celebration, which includes $30,000 in product giveaways and a $10,000 grant to The First Tee of Scottsdale, marks the company’s third Arizona location (joining the… Read More →

Topgolf’s Topgolf U Redefines Golf Lessons

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Golf entertainment leader Topgolf International, Inc. today launched Topgolf U, a new golf instructional program developed to help grow the game. With lessons starting at $20, Topgolf® aims to attract a wide audience of player hopefuls, from juniors to adults and novices to experts. Topgolf U combines the fun, high-energy environment of Topgolf with world-class,… Read More →

Topgolf opens first Arizona location

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Golf entertainment leader Topgolf International, Inc. will open its first location in Arizona tomorrow, following its VIP grand opening party this evening. The new 65,000-square-foot facility will be the company’s 13th location worldwide, first in the southwestern United States, and the first to be built on Native American lands. The private VIP grand opening party… Read More →