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From First Tee Shot to Final Putt, NBC Sports’ Live Coverage Includes Golf Channel’s First-Ever Telecast of a Men’s Major Championship and Return of The Open to Broadcast Television on NBC

With the most live hours of tournament coverage ever dedicated to one of golf’s major championships, The R&A and NBC Sports Group’s long-term media partnership kicks off its inaugural year with a record number of planned programming hours. The 145TH Open will return to U.S. live broadcast coverage through Golf Channel and NBC’s nearly 140 hours of television coverage from Royal Troon Golf Club throughout the week. It also will represent Golf Channel’s first coverage of a men’s major championship.

GolfTEC's 200th Center worldwide and 5th Center in Arizona is coming soon to 7342 E. Shea Blvd Suite 106 Scottsdale, AZ 85260! GolfTEC would like to invite Arizona Golf Association members to their Grand Opening celebration on May 21st. As an attendee you will have a chance to win a Complete Golf Makeover! The event will be filled with great coaching, contests, and specials. We encourage you to bring your friends and family interested in golf and improving their games.

Event Details:

  • Location: 7342 E. Shea Blvd Suite 106 Scottsdale, AZ 85260
  • Day: Saturday, May 21st
  • Time: 12 PM - 6 PM
  • Cost: Free. Plus, light food and drinks will be provided.

Golf Performance: 5 Stretches To Stop Doing On The Course & 5 Exercises to Replace Them

Check out Ando's recommendations on the best stretches to do on the course, and why your current stretches might not be cutting it!

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Golf Channel continues to build upon its momentum with four consecutive quarters posting year-over-year growth.  Golf Channel’s first quarter in 2016 was up +15% vs. 2015 for viewership, building upon last year’s increasing growth in second quarter of +3%, third quarter of +8%, and fourth quarter of +13%. For 24-hour Total Day (6AM-6AM), 110,000 average viewers per minute were tuned into Golf Channel in the first quarter, representing the 15% year-over-year increase, as well as a 19% increase with people 25-54 (31,000), according to data released by The Nielsen Company.

NBC’s PGA TOUR coverage is off to a strong start in 2016 with average viewership +32% and people 25-54 +31%. Through 12 broadcasts, NBC is averaging 2.64 million average viewers and 657,000 people 25-54.*

April is here, which for many of us means just one amazing thing: It's golf season!

Hopefully the white stuff is gone, or at least close to gone, depending on where you're reading this.

Before you get settled into your favorite chair for the start of Masters week (we can't wait either), here's a look at nine items you might want to consider getting yourself for your new golf season. 

Each year, more than 15,000 kids and young adults are diagnosed with cancer. The Chiera Family Foundation has teamed up with Bridgestone Golf, so now, by playing golf with a special golf ball, you can make a difference. By purchasing a N.I.C.K.'s CAMP golf ball, you can help kids who are battling cancer attend a special summer camp called NICK's CAMP, send young adults who have beaten cancer to college, and even teach young cancer patients life lessons and golf through The First Tee of Broward.

Once you purchase the golf balls, take a photo or video hitting a N.I.C.K.'s CAMP golf ball in the most unusual place. Use your imagination - strike a pose, hit with a group of people, or even a celebrity! The top photos or videos posted will be judged with the winner receiving a free trip entry to the N.I.C.K.'s CAMP golf tournament in South Florida. Just e-mail your entry to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or use #playitforward on social media. Then, play it forward by buying another dozen to send to a golf buddy!

But that's not all! Bridgestone Golf merchandise will be awarded to people who send in photos and videos. Also, when people visit ChieraFamilyFoundation.org, they can order the golf balls to be shipped to them monthly or quarterly. Companies or country clubs can also logo the balls on the opposite side for co-branding at other charity golf tournaments.

Check out these three fundamental exercises to get your muscles and joints ready for your game! This warm up will increase performance, prevent injury and eliminate pain!


Premier Fitness Systems has put together a revolutionary golf-performance program that brings together top golf instruction, fitness, flexibility, and some of the best in TPI training. Most programs focus on basic flexibility and a few golf specific exercises. Premier’s Golf Performance Program takes it to the next level by taking an educational approach to teaching players how to understand the different facets of fitness (strength, flexibility, posture, balance, alignment, and body position), and how they can take their game to the next level by improving within each segment. These results coupled with taking a preventative approach to injuries has allowed their clients to stay at the top of their game.

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When: Saturday April 9th 6:00PM

Where: Continental Executive Golf Course

Cost: $45 per person, cash only. 

Please pay by April 4th in the studio. Please make sure you state who you want to play in your 4some if you care. Drinks will be sold at the bar at the course before and after the event!

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