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Wigwam Golf Club to Enhance Famed Gold Course

LITCHFIELD PARK, Ariz. (June 26, 2015) – With a steadfast commitment to continued enhancement of the legendary Gold Golf Course, JDM Partners, owners of Wigwam Arizona, are renovating the bunkers in addition to making course condition improvements of the “Arizona Monster,” nicknamed as such for its well-known degree of difficulty.

The project is being done in collaboration with Tom Lehman, former British Open champion and winner of numerous PGA TOUR events, and will involve a complete renovation of the bunkers. Work will begin Monday, July 6 and is expected to be completed within eight weeks. Though the Gold Golf Course will be closed during this time, both The Patriot and The Heritage courses at the Wigwam Golf Club will remain open.

Outback Golf Academy Expands into Queen Creek Arizona

GILBERT, Ariz. (June 26, 2015) – Led by one of the world’s finest ball strikers and unquestionably one of the game’s finest trick shot artists, the Outback Golf Academy and Craig Hocknull offer a unique level of services for golfers either just starting to play the game or single digit handicappers looking to go even lower on their scorecards

The reigning Southwest Section – PGA of America Teacher of the Year has expanded his popular golf academy into the town of Queen Creek and will offer its participants indoor junior golf camps, private golf lessons and golf fitness training. As an added bonus to the playing package for the Outback Golf Academy, golf fitness guru, Andrew “Fish” Fischer, PGA TOUR trainer will be providing golf instruction and golf fitness training. “We clearly understand that so much goes into being a good golfer away from the course like proper stretching and working the golf muscles of your body repetitively, further creating muscle memory so your swing matches itself time and time again,” said Hocknull, a 1997 graduate of Jackson State University in Mississippi with a Bachelor of Science in Health and Physical Education. Hocknull earned the school’s coveted Walter Payton Award, named in honor of the late NFL Hall of Famer. Payton’s brother, Eddie is the golf coach at Jackson State.

Sedona Golf Resort Hosts the Sedona Bike & Brew Festival

Sedona, AZ – Sedona Golf Resort and OB Sports recently announced that Sedona Golf Resort will be the host of the 2nd Annual Sedona Bike & Brew Festival August 28th – 29th 2015. The Sedona Bike & Brew, believed to be the first of its kind, is a Mountain Bike Race that will be hosted on the Golf Course.

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.

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.

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