Saturday, February 17th, 2018 / Francisco Grande

Francisco Grande, the legendary Arizona golf resort, is located halfway between Phoenix and Tucson and is just 45 minutes from the Phoenix airport and an hour drive from Scottsdale. The Francisco Grande Hotel & Golf Resort offers its guests luxury accommodations in the Tower, superb food, outstanding golf, and excellent value. This traditional 7400 yard Arizona golf course is one of the most historic in the Southwest and is overseeded every winter and has over 1500 mature trees and three lakes in a parkland setting. The Arizona Hotel & Golf Resort has recently undergone an $ 8 million renovation of its hotel rooms and suites, including the golf course and all its dining and meeting facilities. Out of the 101 guest rooms, 64 are in our tower, including spacious suites overlooking our golf course and pool area. Every guest room in the tower is oversized and has a large, inviting balcony with expansive views of the golf course and the mountains in the distance. The resort’s restaurants and watering holes provide a variety of casual and upscale dining and entertainment options.

Well well well, look who came storming back to action. Margaret Storms is back and winning the Francisco Grande event today by tieing Mike Roether and capturing the 1st place prize on the scorecard playoff. Mike gathered up 2nd place also on the scorecard playoff. Bill Heller and Chad Olberding tied at 67 net with Chad taking 3rd place on the scorecard playoff and Bill rescued the Atta Boy. Rest of the field’s scores click here.

Pos. Player Total
To Par
1 Storms, Margaret

Valley Golfers Association
98 -6 66 5.00
2 Roether, Mike

Valley Golfers Association
75 -6 66 3.00
3 Olberding, Chad

Valley Golfers Association
83 -5 67 1.00
4 Heller, Bill

Valley Golfers Association
97 -5 67 0.00

 Next up for VGA, Wednesday, February 21, 2018, Foothills 8:30 AM $48.00. 

The Foothills Golf Club truly represents what desert golf should be and caters to both power and course management-minded players. The par-72 Championship, links-style course, was designed by internationally acclaimed architects Tom Weiskopf and Jay Morrish. The Foothills Golf Club stretches to almost 7,000 yards with lush rolling fairways, blue lakes, and 65 bunkers set against the rough rocky desert terrain. With four sets of tees, The Foothills Golf Club has appeal for golfers of all skill levels and has earned a four-star ranking from Golf Digest, along with being listed as one of Phoenix’s top golf courses.

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