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Best Stretches For Your Golf Game

This one stretch can dramatically benefit you golf game. If the hips are tight, especially the hip flexors, your body will be forced into a chronically hunched forward possession. This forward position will dramatically effect your ability to achieve a full back-swing and therefore limit your power. This limiting rotation can and will cause back pain by your body compensating with a reverse spine to get to the ball.

5 Exercises to Open up Your Chest and Increase Your back Swing

5 Exercises to Open up Your Chest and Increase Your back Swing. Check out www.premierfitnesssystems.com for more great exercises and to schedule your free TPI golf screen. If your pecs and anterior delts are tights your golf swing will dramatically be altered. To increase rotational power and drive distance try these 5 exercises that Greg McLean co founder of Premier Fitness Systems a North Scottsdale based fitness company teaches.

Capital Canyon Club Opens For Play July 1st

PRESCOTT, AZ. (June 26, 2015) – After nearly three years of inactivity, one of Arizona’s premier golf courses is set to re-open. The Tom Weiskopf-designed layout at Capital Canyon Club recently underwent extensive renovations and completed a total restoration of the former dormant golf course.

The Par 71, 6600 yard design features magnificent scenery from virtually every hole on the golf course. With dramatic elevation changes throughout the landscape, Capital Canyon Club offers a challenging, yet rewarding 18 holes for golfers of every handicap. Re-shaped and sweeping fairways give way to undulating greens, some widened and even made narrower to improve playability. With the San Francisco Peaks in Flagstaff providing an awe-inspiring backdrop to the golf course, members and guests of the exclusive private country club will be treated to a memorable round on the links in Arizona’s high country. Capital Canyon Club will open up play on July 1 while a celebration event is set for July 4. The Grand Opening is scheduled for August 15.

Desert Forest Golf Club to Host USGA Amateur Qualifying Event

CAREFREE, Ariz. (March 3, 2015) – The United States Golf Association recently announced sectional qualifying sites for the 2015 Amateur Four-Ball Championship. One of the host sites for the USGA Amateur Four-Ball Sectional Qualifying will be Desert Forest Golf Club in Carefree, Arizona on March 23. Played over 18 holes, sectional qualifying will be held at 51 golf courses across the United States with the culmination of tournament action to be held at the Olympic Club in San Francisco on May 2-6, 2015.

One of the nation’s most revered and treasured layouts, Desert Forest which celebrated 50 years of incomparable service and dedication to the game of golf in 2012 will stage the prestigious amateur golf tournament on Monday, March 23.

Chandler Amateur Hannah O’Sullivan and Chandler Professional Jessi White Get Sponsor Exemptions into Gateway Classic at Longbow Golf Club

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., February 5, 2015 – The Symetra Tour, the Road to the LPGA, is excited to announce that Chandler amateur Hannah O’Sullivan and Chandler professional Jessi White have received sponsor exemptions to play in the Gateway Classic at Longbow Golf Club the week of February 16-22.

O’Sullivan, a 16-year-old junior at Hamilton High School and White, a former Oregon State golfer, will compete amongst the top 120 up-and-coming professional golfers from around the world at Longbow Golf Club. The players will be competing for a total tournament purse of $100,000 with the winner earning $15,000.

The three-round tournament begins on Friday, February 20 and concludes on Sunday, February 22. There will be a cut made after second round play on Saturday, February 21.

Director of Golf Leo Simonetta with a Springtime update on The Wigwam.