Annika Sorenstam watches her ball after hitting from the fairway on the 18th hole during the first round of the LPGA Tournament of Champions at Magnolia Grove golf course in Mobile, Ala., Oct. 10, 2002. Sorenstam shot a 6-under 66 for the round. (AP Photo/Mobile Register, Bill Starling)
UA golfer Lorena Ochoa hits out of the seventh green sand trap during the final day of the Wildcat Invitational tournament at The Raven Golf Course on Feb. 26, 2002.
Cienega girls coach Tim Nichols, left, and Salpointe boys coach Jim Flannery, right, are prep all-star golf coaches of the year, Nov. 23, 2003 in Tucson, Ariz.
Salpointe's Sara Brown hits off the fairway on Sept. 25, 2003, at Fred Enke Golf Course in Tucson, Ariz.
The allure of living on the links is dimming.
The northwest side may have lost a pro golf tournament, but it wasn’t left holding the bag.
Jenna Daniels tees off on the 16th hole during the 2004 Welch's/Fry's Championship at Dell Urich Golf Course on March 14, 2004.
Seeing people walk and run the trail at Randolph Center in midtown Tucson has always given me a bittersweet feeling.
Jim Carter holds up the Touchstone Energy Tucson Open Trophy after winning the Tournament. Photo taken on 2/27/2000.
A San Tan Valley man wanted for failing to pay child support tried to flee from sheriff's deputies by running through a golf course.
Facing declining membership and the threat of foreclosure, Skyline Country Club recently turned to homeowners in the surrounding gated community — Skyline Country Club Estates — to save the private club, according to documents provided to the Arizona Daily Star.
Every February, Marana becomes the center of the golf world when dozens of the sport’s top players arrive to compete at the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship.
El Rio Golf Course attracted luminaries Ben Hogan, Bobby Locke and Jimmy Demaret to the 1947 Tucson Open. Celebrities have always been part of Tucson tournaments; both Dean Martin and Joe Garagiola loaned their names to the events in the 1970s and 1980s.
Johnny Miller shot a tournament-record 61 on his way to a win in the 1975 Dean Martin Tucson Open.
Beware of the Catalina Mountains when playing at La Paloma. Their beauty may distract you as you try to make a putt or carry a tee shot over a desert stretch.
Four city employees lost their jobs when the city ceded management duties to a private company this past weekend.
Don Pooley hits out of a sand trap on the third hole during the final round of the U.S. Senior Open at Caves Valley Golf Club in Owings Mills, Md., Sunday, June 30, 2002. (AP Photo/Roberto Borea)
Disabled riders on the city’s Sun Van service are closer to catching a break on fares, while at the same time putting more money into city coffers.
LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — Jim Furyk has become the sixth player in PGA Tour history to shoot a 59.
Bob Gaona, Tucson High School Class of ’58, played on the PGA Tour’s Senior Tour for 10 years.