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CoreNet Global Arizona to host inaugural golf tournament

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by in AZRE Magazine

CoreNet Global Arizona is sponsoring an inaugural golf tournament on Feb. 7, 2017, two days after the Waste Management Phoenix Open wraps up, at the TPC Scottsdale. The event begins with a 10 a.m. shotgun start at the Tournament Players Club, 17020 N. Hayden Rd., Scottsdale. Foursome registration is $2,500 until Jan. 7, 2017; foursome… Read More →

Michael Phelps will headline WM Phoenix Open tee-off luncheon

Michael Phelps
by in Experience AZ Magazine

U.S. Olympic Swim Team legend Michael Phelps will be this year’s featured guest for the Waste Management Phoenix Open Presented by The Ak-Chin Indian Community Tee-Off Luncheon on Wednesday, Dec. 14, at The Phoenician Resort in Scottsdale. This annual fan-favorite event will be emceed by Arizona Diamondbacks President and CEO Derrick Hall and will preview… Read More →

LPGA, PGA team up on ticket deal for golf fans

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The LPGA JTBC Founders Cup in partnership with the Charles Schwab Cup Championship and Waste Management Phoenix Open are offering a Go Green Go Often ticket promotion. For $50 individuals can purchase a single day pass to each of the professional golf tournaments in the Valley – Charles Schwab Cup Championship, Waste Management Phoenix Open and JTBC Founders Cup. Only a limited amount of tickets will be sold.… Read More →

WM Phoenix Open, Thunderbirds raise record-breaking $9.3M

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

The Thunderbirds, hosts of the Waste Management Phoenix Open Presented by The Ak-Chin Indian Community, raised a record $9,369,873 for local charities through proceeds raised from the 2016 tournament, Thunderbirds Big Chief Dan Mahoney announced Thursday. This is the highest single-year charitable donation in tournament history, breaking last year’s total of $9,060,731, and marks the… Read More →

Andy Markham will chair WM Phoenix Open

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

The Thunderbirds, hosts of the Waste Management Phoenix Open Presented by The Ak-Chin Indian Community, have named Andy Markham Tournament Chairman for the 2017 edition of “The Greatest Show on Grass”, which will be played January 30 – February 5, 2017, at TPC Scottsdale.  Additionally, The Thunderbirds announced that Carlos Sugich has been named Assistant… Read More →

Phoenix Open Green Out raises $100k

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by in Experience AZ Magazine | Play

The Waste Management Phoenix Open’s sixth annual Green Out raised $100,000 for three non-profit environmental organizations. For every person who wore green to the tournament on Saturday, The Thunderbirds donated $33,333 each to Bonneville Environmental Foundation’s “Change the Course,” Arizona Recycling Coalition and the Arizona Chapter of Solid Waste Association of North America (AZ SWANA). According… Read More →

BestCompaniesAZ hosts military career event

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Register now for the 2016 BestCompaniesAZ Military Career Event, taking place on Wed., Feb. 17, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., at North Phoenix Baptist Church Conference Center, 5757 N. Central Ave., Phoenix, AZ, 85012. Attendance is free. Advance registration is required at http://bit.ly/BCAZMilitary16. Career opportunities and resources are being offered at this free event, which is open to all active-duty… Read More →

Arizona earns big from major sporting events

Football on field with goal post

When Clemson and Alabama meet in Monday night’s College Football Championship, the two teams and their fans will be contributing to Arizona’s national reputation as America’s best sports tourism market. We have teams from four big-time professional sports that call Arizona home, one of which is playoff-bound and has the whole state buzzing. (I’ve told… Read More →

Donate blood and get a Phoenix Open ticket

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Everyone who donates blood to the United Blood Services from Jan. 1 to 15 will receive a voucher for a free Waste Management Phoenix Open ticket to keep up with January’s high blood demands. The Thunderbirds, host of the Phoenix Open, partnered with the United Blood Services, because blood transfusions are required more in January… Read More →

Jim Nantz named an honorary Thunderbird

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Emmy-Award winning CBS Sports commentator Jim Nantz was made an Honorary Thunderbird at a special induction ceremony held at Camelback Inn prior to the Waste Management Phoenix Open Presented by The Ak-Chin Indian Community Tee-Off Luncheon. Nantz joins a select group of 34 other individuals who have been named Honorary Thunderbirds in the organization’s history,… Read More →

Waste Management Phoenix Open named best tourney

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The Waste Management Phoenix Open was honored by the PGA TOUR as the “PGA TOUR Tournament of the Year” for the 2014-15 season at the TOUR’s Tournament Meetings on December 3. The event also earned two additional awards including “Best Title Sponsor Integration” and “Best New Sales Product.” “On behalf of the PGA TOUR, I… Read More →

Ak-Chin Indian Community sponsors Phoenix Open

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Waste Management Phoenix Open hosts, The Thunderbirds, announced that the Ak-Chin Indian Community has signed on as the local Presenting Sponsor of the Waste Management Phoenix Open, starting with the 2016 tournament, which will be played Feb. 1-7 at TPC Scottsdale. The Ak-Chin Indian Community is the first local Presenting Sponsor in the history of… Read More →

Rascal Flatts, Dierks Bentley, Robin Thicke headline Birds Nest

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by in Eat | Experience AZ Magazine | Play

The 2016 Coors Light Birds Nest entertainment lineup is packed with prime talent as Rascal Flatts, Dierks Bentley and Robin Thicke will take the stage at the popular Waste Management Phoenix Open entertainment venue. Tickets will go on sale to the general public on Tuesday, November 3 at 10 a.m. through Ticketmaster (800-745-3000, and at… Read More →

Thunderbirds eclipse $100 million in charitable giving

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Waste Management Phoenix Open hosts, The Thunderbirds, will hand out $9,060,731 to local charities through proceeds raised from the 2015 tournament, Thunderbirds Big Chief Danny Calihan announced at the Foundation for Blind Children. This is the highest single-year charitable donation in tournament history, helping to reach a historic milestone of more than $100 million that… Read More →