With three regional qualifiers down and 11 more to go, the 2009 Troon Challenge is moving on to Talking Stick Golf Club in Scottsdale Ariz., which is still taking entries through Thursday for this Sunday’s competition.
Steven Blackford and Joe Fox held off a challenging field of players at the latest event held at the Golf Club of Estrella in Goodyear, Ariz. on May 24. Blackford and Fox won the Gross Division with a score of 67. Chris Park and Jeff Jennings played well enough to advance to the finals in the Net Division, scoring an impressive 62.
After the Talking Stick qualifier is held on June 7, the tournament will return to Florida for the final time this season at Legacy Golf Club on June 19.
Entry forms and information on fees and qualifying dates for the remaining events are available at www.troonchallenge.com.
The Troon Challenge is a series of amateur golf tournaments held May through August at 14 Troon Golf courses in Arizona, California, Florida, Nevada and Texas. Teams of two players compete in local qualifier events for a chance to earn a spot at the Troon Challenge National Finals. The entry fee at local qualifying events includes your green fee, cart, practice balls, one dozen Callaway golf balls, event prizes and a post-tournament awards reception.
Troon North Golf Club located in Scottsdale, Ariz. will host the 28 teams that advance to the National Finals August 29-30, 2009. Each participant in this two-day tournament will receive a Callaway Golf gift pack and be eligible for prizes including award winning Callaway Golf products and more.