OB SPORTS ANNOUNCES NEW WINTER STAY-AND-PLAY GOLF PACKAGES IN PHOENIX/SCOTTSDALE-AREA
Three rounds/nights beginning at $250 and five rounds/nights at $350, valid 1-1-13 through 3-31-13
OB Sports Golf Management announced two new winter stay-and-play packages valid January 1, 2013 through March 31, 2013 that feature a selection of golf courses in Phoenix/Scottsdale under their management. The “Top 20” golf package offers accommodations at The Inn at Eagle Mountain and golf at three courses currently ranked in the top twenty in Golf Magazine’s 2012 ranking of the “Best Courses You Can Play in Arizona.” They are the Scott Miller-designed Eagle Mountain Golf Club and both courses at We-Ko-Pa Golf Club—Cholla (also designed by Scott Miller) and Saguaro, designed by Bill Coore and Ben Crenshaw.
The new Scottsdale “Breaking Winter” golf package offers accommodations at The Hotel Valley Ho and golf at ASU Karsten Golf Course (designed by Pete Dye), Eagle Mountain Golf Club, Longbow Golf Club (designed by Ken Kavanaugh), We-Ko-Pa Golf Club’s two courses and The Raven Golf Club – Phoenix (designed by David Graham and Gary Panks). Both packages can be customized and additional courses may be added.
Packages may be booked online at www.obsportsgolfvacations.com. For more information or personalized reservation assistance, call 866.561.4653 or email email@example.com.
"Top 20” AZ Golf Package
4 Days and 3 Nights, 3 Golf Rounds
3-Night Stay at The Inn at Eagle Mountain
3 Rounds of Golf at courses named to Golf Magazine’s 2012 list of the: “Best Courses You Can Play in Arizona”— Eagle Mountain and We-Ko-Pa’s Cholla and Saguaro Courses
Packages starting at $250 per person per night, based on double occupancy, valid 1/1/13 through 3/31/13
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Scottsdale "Breaking Winter" Golf Package
5-Night Stay at The Hotel Valley Ho
6 Rounds of Golf (ASU Karsten, Eagle Mountain, Longbow, We-Ko-Pa (Cholla and Saguaro) and The Raven
VIP Access at Local Scottsdale Nightclubs (Axis Radius and Revolver Lounge)
6 Days and 5 Nights, 5 Golf Rounds
$35.00 of any 90 minute regularly priced Spa treatment
Shopping booklet worth $700.00 in coupons to Westcor Properties
Packages starting at $350 per person per night, based on double occupancy, valid 1/1/13 through 3/31/13
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OB Sports Golf Vacations is a new comprehensive golf vacation service developed by OB Sports Golf Management that offers guests the convenience of booking on-line (OBSportsGolfVacations.com) or the personalized service of booking over the phone (866-561-4653) with a reservation specialist. The selection of golf courses includes OB Sports-managed facilities in each destination as well as other featured partners. Plus, golf travelers are able to reserve lodging at hotels and resorts, on-line or by phone. OB Sports currently manages 45 premier country clubs and golf courses throughout the United States and Mexico. Known for its comprehensive and personalized services since 1972, OB Sports has become widely acclaimed as the leader in boutique-style golf course management. For more information on OB Sports, visit www.obsports.com or call 480-948-1300. To book a golf vacation with OB Sports Golf Vacations, visit www.obsportsgolfvacations.com or call (866) 561-4653.
FOUR PHOENIX-AREA GOLF CLUBS DONATE $5,000 TO THE FIRST TEE OF PHOENIX
ASU Karsten Golf Course, Eagle Mountain Golf Club, Longbow Golf Club and Raven Golf Club-Phoenix
Four Valley golf clubs recently donated $5,000 to The First Tee of Phoenix as part of a special program called Tee It Up at 10 For The First Tee. Each of the participating clubs (ASU Karsten Golf Course, Eagle Mountain Golf Club, Longbow Golf Club and Raven Golf Club Phoenix) set aside one tee time Monday – Friday, June 11, 2012 – August 31, 2012 in the 10 o’clock hour available to the public for $100. The entire $100 was then donated to The First Tee of Phoenix.
"We are happy to pitch in to raise well deserved funds for The First Tee of Phoenix,” said Daryl Crawford, Director of Golf for ASU Karsten Golf Course. “Through the years, The Thunderbirds and Hugh Smith have made a positive impact on thousands of kids through the game of golf. We’re proud to support their efforts."
The First Tee of Phoenix teaches youngsters the game of golf by focusing important core values such as responsibility, respect, integrity and confidence, all of which are key to success on and off the golf course.
“We truly appreciate the positive boost that our local chapter received from these clubs,” said Hugh Smith, Executive Director of The First Tee of Phoenix. “Their generosity ensures a host of youngsters will pick up the game as well as the many valuable life lessons that go hand-in-hand.”
About The First Tee of Phoenix
The First Tee of Phoenix is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization made possible by The Thunderbirds that provides educational programs that build character, instill life-enhancing values and promote healthy choices through the game of golf to young people who would not otherwise be able to have affordable access to the game. It was designed to serve as a place for participants to learn valuable life skills and character lessons through creative activities and instructional programs that incorporate the fundamental teachings of golf. Currently, The First Tee of Phoenix is impacting over 70,000 youth ages 4-17yrs each year through regular programming at 5 area locations, The National School Program and special Outreach Programming with allied organizations like Boys & Girls Clubs, YMCA, church groups and many others. For more information on The First Tee of Phoenix call 602.305.7655 or log on to their website at www.thefirstteephoenix.org.
About ASU Karsten Golf Course
Located at 1125 East Rio Salado Parkway, Tempe, Arizona 85281, ASU Karsten Golf Course is a 7,002-yard, par-70 classic Pete Dye design reminiscent of a Scottish links course. ASU Karsten has attracted the attention of prominent NCAA golf events and coveted tournaments such as the Phoenix Thunderbirds and PING Invitational. Managed by OB Sports, the ASU Karsten Golf Course is also home to the Arizona State University men’s and women’s NCAA golf teams, both multiple national championship winners. For more information on the ASU Karsten Golf Course, visit them on the web at www.asukarsten.com or call (480) 921-8070, follow ASU Karsten on Twitter at www.twitter.com/asukarsten or “Like” ASU Karsten on Facebook at www.facebook.com/asukarstengolfcourse
About Eagle Mountain Golf Club
Perched high above Scottsdale, Arizona in the city’s iconic McDowell Mountains, the 18-hole, par 71, Scott Miller-designed golf course weaves its way around mountain peaks and through desert arroyos loaded with Mesquites, Palo Verdes and Saguaros making Eagle Mountain the quintessential Sonoran Desert track with a bit more character than most. The views from the golf course are stunning with the entire southeastern Valley of the Sun on display. To learn more about Eagle Mountain Golf Club visit www.eaglemtn.com, call (480) 816-1234, follow Eagle Mountain on Twitter at www.twitter.com/eaglemtngolf or you can “Like” Eagle Mountain on Facebook at www.facebook.com/eaglemountaingolf.
About Longbow Golf Club
Longbow Golf Club and Business Park is a 330-acre, mixed-use commercial development that incorporates office, light industrial, retail and hotel uses surrounded by desert vegetation and a main street transportation design and features the award-winning Longbow Golf Club. Longbow Golf Club features a 7,050-yard Ken Kavanaugh-designed golf course that was recently ranked as one of the “Top 100 Resort Courses in The Country” by Golfweek magazine for 2009. Daedalus Real Estate Advisors, LLC is a Phoenix-based commercial real estate services company that provides investment, development and communications consulting to corporate real estate clients in Arizona and the Southwest. For more information about Longbow Golf Club visit www.longbowgolf.com, call 480.807.5400 or “Like” Longbow on Facebook at www.facebook.com/longbowgolfclub, or follow Longbow on Twitter at www.twitter.com/longbowgolfclub.
About The Raven Golf Club - Phoenix
Just minutes from Sky Harbor Airport and downtown Phoenix, the Raven Golf Club-Phoenix was designed by David Graham and Gary Panks, and provides a unique golf experiences in the desert. With 6,000 Georgia pine trees that line the meandering fairways, intriguing green complexes and shimmering water features, the Raven playing experience cannot be duplicated in Arizona. Through the years, the facility has earned numerous, prestigious awards including "Top 50 Public Courses in the Country" by Golf World's 2009 Reader Choice Awards and, a 4.5 Star (out of five) rating from Golf Digest. The Raven Golf Club - Phoenix is a premier special event venue, and a popular destination for weddings, banquets and other special gatherings. The club's banquet facilities include a full service restaurant and grill as well as an expansive special event pavilion that is the perfect venue for a wedding reception or post tournament awards banquet. For more information on The Raven Golf Club - Phoenix, call (602) 243-3636 or visit www.ravenPHX.com, “Like” Raven Golf Club – Phoenix on Facebook at www.facebook.com/ravenphx or follow Raven Golf Club – Phoenix on Twitter at www.twitter.com/ravenphx
About OB Sports Golf Management
Scottsdale-based, OB Sports Golf Management is a diversified, golf-oriented company with a long history of success. OB Sports manages premier golf courses and country clubs throughout the United States. Known for its comprehensive and personalized services since 1972, OB Sports has become widely acclaimed as the leader in boutique-style golf course management. For more information about OB Sports Golf Management, visit www.obsports.com, call 480.948.1300, “Like” OB Sports on Facebook at www.facebook.com/obsports or follow OB Sports on Twitter: www.twitter.com/OBSportsGolf, or view the OB Sports You Tube Channel at www.youtube.com/obsportsgolf.
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Photo: From Left To Right - Bottom Row: First Tee of Phoenix Participants: Christian David, James David, Timmy Briones, MaryAnna Jones, Catherine Jones, Top Row: Bret Greenwood, General Manager at Eagle Mountain; Jay Larscheid, General Manager at Longbow; Hugh Smith, Executive Director of First Tee of Phx; Derek Crawford, General Manager at Raven GC Phx; Joey Jones, Head Golf Professional at ASU Karsten
GOLF ON THE ROCKS AT SEDONA GOLF RESORT!
Just 90 minutes north of Scottsdale lies one of the world's most most scenic destinations and one of the most dramatic golf experiences in the region: Sedona Golf Resort. This jaw-dropping facility is located in the heart of one of the most captivating regions of the Southwest. The club boasts a thrilling par – 71, 6,646 yard layout that is widely considered among the world's most unforgettable golf experiences. Dramatic elevation changes that range from 3,960 feet to as much as 4,260 feet, is the highlight of the routing that also serves up elevated tees, slick undulating greens and numerous risk-reward approach shots. Winding around the famed red rocks of Sedona, each hole provides spectacular vistas and a unique adventure, in its own right. No wonder this high country favorite receives a continuous four-star rating from Golf Digest and is truly THE “must play” in ‘Red Rock Country’. Your round is truly one of Arizona Golf’s more memorable journeys as the course winds around Sedona's crimson cliffs and through rugged high desert terrain that Sedona is known for around the globe. Recently, Golf Magazine’s travel editor, Joe Passov summed up the Sedona Golf experience in one sentence when he stated: “There is no golf in the Grand Canyon, but the next best thing is Sedona Golf Resort.”
“There is no golf in the Grand Canyon…but the next best thing is Sedona Golf Resort.”,
Joe Passov – Travel Editor, Golf Magazine
After golf, be sure and check out Sedona Golf Resort’s recently enhanced Juniper Bar & Grille that is a popular dining venue for golfers and non-golfers alike. You’ll be sure to enjoy sipping on a cool drink while taking in the awe inspiring views of the Red Rocks from Juniper’s wide open picture windows. Or better yet dine al fresco on Juniper’s expansive patio that captures more of the views of the rock outcroppings as well as sweeping views of the meandering golf course.
We would be remiss in mentioning that Sedona is now managed by Scottsdale-based OB Sports Golf Management. Widely regarded as the leader in boutique upscale golf management, OB Sports is well known for providing memorable golf experiences, friendly service and values that are second to none. So what are you waiting for? Head up to Sedona and Sedona Golf Resort!
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For more information on Sedona Golf Resort or to book tee times, visit www.sedonagolfresort.com or call the Golf Shop at 1.877.733.6630. You can follow the conversation about Sedona Golf Resort at www.facebook.com/sedonagolfresort.
PLAY THE PALM! 36 REASONS TO TEE IT UP AT PALM VALLEY GOLF CLUB!
Now Managed By OB Sports, Palm Valley offers value and newly renovated Waterfront Grill!
Valley of the Sun golfers that have come to know Palm Valley Golf Club are in on a little secret…a secret that is bound to get out with all of the exciting “going-ons” at Palm Valley! Boasting what is arguably one of the “Valley’s most complete golf experience,” the Palm Valley facility is headlined by the par 72, 7100 yard Arthur Hills-designed Palm Course and the 18-hole, par 62, 4,750-yard Hale Irwin designed mid-length Lakes Course. Both courses offer a creative blend of desert and resort style golf all at a value that is second to none. This area favorite is rounded out by complete practice facility that includes multiple practice tees, short game area and one of the largest practice putting greens in the West Valley. Sports enthusiasts will appreciate Palm Valley’s great location (1 mile north of I-10 off Litchfield Road in Goodyear) that is minutes from the Cleveland Indians spring training facility and only nine miles from University of Phoenix Stadium and Jobing.com arena. All of which makes Palm Valley Golf Club the perfect golf destination to take in a pre-game round of golf prior to attending a professional sporting event.
Newly Renovated Fairway Grill
The popular Fairway Grill at Palm Valley Golf Club has always been a favorite lunch destination and locale for weddings and special events. ‘The Grill’ is bound to be even more popular with the recent renovations that include fresh paint and the addition of the huge sixty inch flat screen TV’s bordered by five more fifty inch flat screens. The recent enhancements make Palm Valley the perfect place to take in a post round appetizer or libation while taking in the big game! For those looking for a unique venue for a wedding, reception or special event, the event pavilion features unobstructed views of the shimmering water features and the surrounding courses.
Now Managed By OB Sports
At the turn of the new year, a new era began at Palm Valley when Scottsdale-based, OB Sports Golf Management was selected to manage the facility. The addition of Palm Valley marks the sixth OB Sports-managed facility in Arizona and the third 36-hole facility they operate in the greater Phoenix/Scottsdale market. Other OB Sports facilities in the ‘Grand Canyon State’ include Eagle Mountain Golf Club, Longbow Golf Club, Superstition Mountain Golf & Country Club, Talking Rock and We-Ko-Pa Golf Club.
“We are excited to manage this popular West Valley facility and expand on our presence in Arizona,” stated Phil Green, president of OB Sports Golf Management. “We feel there is a great opportunity to continue to deliver a quality experience for golfers of Palm Valley and make the value even stronger for our loyal, frequent players.”
So whether you are a “first timer” at Palm Valley, or a frequent player, you are sure to enjoy this distinctive Arizona Golf experience that just got even better. For tee times and more information on Palm Valley Golf Club, visit www.palmvalleygolf.com,call the golf shop at 623-935-2500. You can also become a fan of Palm Valley on Facebook (Search Palm Valley Golf Club) or follow Palm Valley on Twitter at www.twitter.com/palmvalleygolf)
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