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INOV8 Golf announces additions to advisory board


INOV8 Golf founder and CEO, John Cioe, announced the addition of two key members to the company’s board of advisors. Tom Schneider and Jerry Hairston officially joined the organization mid-March and are some of the first members of the board, which will continue to strategically grow throughout 2016. “INOV8 Golf is about more than creating… Read More →

Hilton Tucson El Conquistador getting revival

Hilton Tucson El Conquistador Golf & Tennis Resort, the iconic Tucson resort nestled at the base of the Santa Catalina Mountains, embarked on a multimillion dollar renovation that will encompass all areas of the property. Uniquely Southwest experiences are at the heart of the renovations which began this fall to bring new indoor/outdoor amenities, refreshed… Read More →

Troon North makes Priceline golf list

Troon North Golf Club. Photo: Troon North

Most recreational golfers have watched the pros on TV and wondered, what would it be like to play one of those perfectly manicured, and often diabolical courses. Fortunately, many of those same courses are open to the public. has recommended 10 pro-caliber courses where golfers can get a jump on the season, and Arizona’s Troon North… Read More →

Topgolf opens registration for kids’ Summer Academy

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Topgolf opened registration, Tuesday, for its Summer Academy at both of its Valley locations in Scottsdale and Gilbert to help kids and teens from six to 16 fall in love with golf. Summer Academy has 12 positions available for each age group per week so space is limited. Topgolf is also offering 20 percent off the… Read More →

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

Craig Hocknull

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

Phoenix Open
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


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


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


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 →