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Rascal Flatts, Dierks Bentley, Robin Thicke headline Birds Nest

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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 →

Waste Management Phoenix Open advances sustainability

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Waste Management announced that the 2015 Waste Management Phoenix Open (WMPO) diverted 100 percent of tournament waste away from landfills for the third consecutive year. According to the Company’s WMPO 2015 Sustainability Report, in addition to achieving a zero waste validation, Waste Management improved the tournament’s overall sustainability results at the “Greenest Show on Grass” amid a record… Read More →

WM Phoenix Open tops $100 million in charity giving


Waste Management Phoenix Open hosts, The Thunderbirds, announced that proceeds raised through the 2015 WM Phoenix Open will help them surpass the $100 million mark in charitable giving.  The exact charity dollars from the 2015 tournament are still being calculated and will be announced in a few months, but Tournament Chairman Danny Calihan verified that… Read More →

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 →

Phoenix Open most tech-friendly event on PGA Tour


With a new and improved tournament mobile app and increased on-site Wi-Fi and cell coverage and capacity, the Waste Management Phoenix Open remains the most technology-friendly golf tournament on the PGA TOUR. Improved technology at the 2015 Waste Management Phoenix Open includes: • More than a dozen new Wi-Fi wireless access points have been added… Read More →

Celebrities lined up for Phoenix Open Pro-Am


The list of athletes and celebrities playing in the 2015 Waste Management Phoenix Open Annexus Pro-Am on Wednesday, January 28th includes: ·       Arizona Cardinals Head Coach Bruce Arians ·       Country music star Dierks Bentley ·       ESPN sportscaster Chris Berman ·       Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher Josh Collmenter ·       ABA and NBA legend Julius “Dr. J” Erving ·      … Read More →

Keegan Bradley, Brandt Snedeker join Phoenix Open field


2011 PGA Championship winner Keegan Bradley and 2012 FedExCup champion Brandt Snedeker are among the latest commitments to the 2015 Waste Management Phoenix Open — to be played the week of January 26 through February 1 at TPC Scottsdale. A field of 132 players will vie for the $6.3 million purse, the $1,134,000 first-place check… Read More →

Hiring military veterans adds competitive edge


During his military career, Capt. Eric Engquist negotiated mortar attacks, roadside bombs, ambushes and rocket grenades in the Iraqi desert, employing strategic planning and problem solving skills under extreme pressure. After eight years as an Army infantry officer, Engquist left the military to join corporate America, bringing those skills with him. Today he is the… 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 Golf.com 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 →

An open letter to Phil Mickelson

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Dear Phil, I read your recent comments about the crushing tax burden California has imposed on wage earners like yourself. You said that you might even move out of California. Allow me to suggest Arizona – your former home – as your next home. Though my time playing golf is usually limited to courses where… Read More →

Waste Management Phoenix Open: More Than Just A Golf Tournament

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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

2013 Waste Management Phoenix Open
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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 →