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The PGA Tour announced last week that a new tournament was coming to northwest Tucson. The Tucson Classic, a PGA Champions Tour event, will be played in Tucson’s Omni Tucson National Resort between March 16 and 22, next year.
With the announcement of the PGA Champions Tour coming to Arizona, the long rumored demise of the World Golf Championships-Match Play event in Marana is finally reality.
There were a few upsets during the opening round, including both first- and second-ranked PGA players Rory McIlroy and Tiger Woods.
On Tuesday, Tiger Woods announced he will play in the 64-player Accenture Match Play Championship, to be held at Dove Mountain's Ritz-Carlton Golf Club on Feb. 20-24. Woods is returning from a 17th-place finish last year.
It’s only a month away. Do you have your tickets?
The Accenture Match Play Championship warm-ups started Monday and Tuesday. On Wednesday, 64 of the top golfers pair off in Marana at the Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain.
The five-day Accenture Match Play Championship golf tournament at Marana’s Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain wrapped up Sunday with a new winner crowned.
It is always a bad sign when the people you are golfing with start hunting for golf balls in the desert because you have lost all of your own. Last week, I was that golfer.
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, PGA Rookie of the Year Rickie Fowler talks about his growing golf career during media day for the Accenture Match Play Championship. The event attracts the world’s best golfers, such as Tiger Woods and Ian Poulter. It will take place Feb. 21-27 at the Ritz-Carlton Golf Club, Dove Mountain.
For the record, Wade Dunagan and Judy McDermott did not call an Australian newspaper to plant a story that Tiger Woods may come out of seclusion to play in the World Golf Championships – Accenture Match Play Championship next week at the Ritz-Carlton Golf Club, Dove Mountain.
A year ago, Tucson wondered – Will Tiger Woods, recovering from knee surgery, play in the World Golf Championships / Accenture Match Play tournament at the Ritz-Carlton Dove Mountain?
Wade Dunagan would love to see Tiger Woods, the best golfer of his generation, perform at next week’s World Golf Championships – Accenture Match Play championship at Marana’s sparkling Ritz-Carlton Golf Club.
Marana’s new Steak Out Restaurant and Saloon opened Monday, just in time for the World Golf Championships Accenture Match Play Tournament.
April 26, 2006 - Wherever Tiger Woods plays, crowds are sure to follow.