Tournament Chairman Dr. Michael Golding announced today Scottsdale native and current Arizona State Sun Devil standout golfer Preston Summerhays will receive the first of five available sponsor exemptions for the 2022 WM Phoenix Open Presented by Taylor Morrison, which is scheduled to be played February 7-13 at TPC Scottsdale. Summerhays will compete in “The People’s Open” as an amateur much like fellow Sun Devil Jon Rahm in 2015, where he finished T-5.
“Preston is one of the top amateur golfers and an extremely accomplished player, especially for his young age,” Golding said. “He has put together a remarkable junior and amateur career and has taken on some of golf’s biggest stages, including the U.S. Open. We are excited to see what he can do at ‘The People’s Open’ in 2022.’”
In this video, Neil Tappin talks slow play! In some recent data revealed by Arccos golf, the extent to which pace of play affects the quality of your score has come to light. Neil talks through the data and shows how different handicap categories are affected by slow play. You'll find out here just how much a slow round of golf is likely to affect your score.
LARRY FITZGERALD, ALEXANDRA O’LAUGHLIN, EMMITT SMITH AND ROB RIGGLE AMONG EARLY LIST OF CELEBRITIES TO PLAY IN ANNEXUS PRO-AM AT THE 2022 WM PHOENIX OPEN
Arizona Cardinals all-time leading receiver Larry Fitzgerald, Golf Channel correspondent Alexandra O’Laughlin, the NFL’s all-time leading rusher Emmitt Smith and actor/comedian Rob Riggle are among the early list of celebrities who will be playing in the Annexus Pro-Am at the WM Phoenix Open Presented by Taylor Morrison on Wednesday, Feb. 9, at TPC Scottsdale’s Stadium Course.
A routine fixture at the Annexus Pro-am, Fitzgerald played 17 seasons in the NFL – all with the Arizona Cardinals. During that time, Fitzgerald was named to 11 Pro Bowls, one First Team All-Pro (2008), twice led the NFL in receptions (2005, 2016), twice led the NFL in receiving touchdowns (2008, 2009), won the Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year Award in 2016 and is currently ranked second all-time in NFL receiving yards with 17,492.
Check out the top 20 shots of all-time from the annual golf courses of The American Express, featuring PGA WEST'S Stadium Course, Nicklaus Tournament Course and La Quinta Country Club. Phil Mickelson, Arnold Palmer and multiple celebrities are prominently featured alongside incredible clutch moments, unbelievable hole-outs and multiple hole-in-one’s.
Get ready to go low with these 5 easy fitness tips from PGA Coaches.
From nutrition to stretches to strength training, it's important to prepare your body for the rigors of the golf course in order to score better and avoid injury. The winter is a great time to find a new routine so that you'll be in peak form come the summer months. To help you along this journey, we have 5 fitness tips from PGA Coaches that will help you perform at top level when you tee it up. As with any new fitness routine, it's important to take it slow and consult with your medical professionals to help keep you safe.