Phoenix Open Archives

Spectator tips for WM Phoenix Open

Golfers practice Tuesday at TPC Scottsdale for the Waste Management Phoenix Open. Photo by Albert Gossie

After hosting the Waste Management Phoenix Open over many years, the Thunderbirds have developed a few key spectator tips they think will help you enjoy “the greatest show on grass” even more. The 2015 Waste Management Phoenix Open will be held at TPC Scottsdale from January 26 to February 1, 2015. The Waste Management Phoenix Open is the best-attended… Read More →

Tiger Woods playing in Waste Management Phoenix Open


Tiger Woods hasn’t played in the Waste Management Phoenix Open since 2001, but according to a report, that drought will end in about three weeks. A field of 132 players will vie for the $6.3 million purse, the $1,134,000 first-place check and 500 FedExCup points. The 2015 Waste Management Phoenix Open, known as “The… Read More →

Waste Management launches ‘Green in 15’ video contest


Waste Management, the leading provider of comprehensive waste management services in North America, announced today the launch of the “Green in 15” social media video contest in advance of the 2015 Waste Management Phoenix Open. To enter the “Green in 15” contest, participants must creatively demonstrate how they will commit to going green in 2015,… Read More →

Scottsdale prepares for the Super Bowl effect

City of Scottsdale charges into tangential tourism effects of 2015 Super Bowl and Phoenix Open. Pictured: Ornate flood control dike in Scottsdale., Copyright: DesertSolitaire

Although the City of Scottsdale is not the host of the 2015 Super Bowl, there are many events that will attract visitors during their stay for the major sporting event. “Scottsdale’s entertainment district is without a doubt a pull for Super Bowl visitors who are looking to celebrate at bars and clubs,” said Megan Doyle,… Read More →

Sporting events pump billions into Arizona economy

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by in Featured | Sports

If you build it, they will come. We did. And they have. Over the last decade, the Valley has added Arena, University of Phoenix Stadium, built new spring training facilities, upgraded old ones and visiting sports fans have responded by pumping billions of dollars annually into the economy. And when the Super Bowl returns… Read More →

Waste Management Phoenix Open: More Than Just A Golf Tournament

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by in Events

The Waste Management Phoenix Open is an event that draws hundreds of thousands of people to the Valley each and every year. It may boast the largest attendance of any golf tournament worldwide and has an overall economic impact of more than $220 million, but the real conversation piece should be about the millions of… Read More →

All About The 2013 Waste Management Phoenix Open

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by in Events | Play

It’s back — the Greatest Show on Grass. One of the PDA Tour’s most popular tournaments, the 2013 Waste Management Phoenix Open consists of an entire week of golf, drinks and live entertainment, taking place from Monday, January 28 through Monday, February 4. 2013 Waste Management Phoenix Open Who: Phil Mickelson, Bubba Watson, Rickie Fowler and… Read More →

Phil Mickelson, Bubba Watson set for Phoenix Open

by in Business News | Sports

Two-time champion Phil Mickelson and Masters winner Bubba Watson have committed to play in the Waste Management Phoenix Open. The news of the popular PGA players’ participation should be an economic boost for business. The 2012 Waste Management Phoenix Open pumped $222 million into Arizona’s economy — with direct sales tax revenue estimated to be… Read More →