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Historical Fact Sheet

Historical Fact Sheet

FATHER OF THE PHOENIX OPEN: Robert W. Goldwater Served as Tournament Chairman from 1934-1951 FIRST TOURNAMENT: 1932 FIRST WINNER: Ralph Guldahl, won $600 FIRST FEMALE PARTICIPANT: Babe Zaharias (1945) FIRST…

75 Years By The Numbers

75 Years By The Numbers

BY THE NUMBERS 75 YEARS OF PHOENIX OPEN HISTORY 1 – Number of hole-in-ones on the par-4, 17th hole in tournament history 2 – Total number of wins on the…

The Greatest Champion of All Time?

The Greatest Champion of All Time?

By BILL HUFFMAN Johnny Miller captured two Phoenix Opens in record fashion during the prime of his career, including a then record-setting 14-shot victory over Jerry Heard at Phoenix Country…

Father of the Phoenix Open

Father of the Phoenix Open

Robert W. “Bob” Goldwater, Sr., The Father of the Phoenix Open, passed away on November 4, 2006. As Arizona golf heroes go, Bob Goldwater is a combination of King Arthur,…

The Thunderbirds – 75 Years of Memories

The Thunderbirds – 75 Years of Memories

By JEFF SIMON Has it really been this long? Something this good, this positive, this fresh can’t last this long can it? But the Phoenix Open has survived. No, the…