Golf News

Director of Golf & Grounds Report – February 2019

by Brian Duthu Pro Shops Our demo day is scheduled for March 4 from 9am to 2pm and will be held at Riverview Golf Course. New this year is PXG Parsons Extreme Golf. In addition to PXG, representatives from Ping, Cobra, Taylor Made, Wilson Staff and Callaway Golf will be […]

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Director of Golf & Grounds Report – January 2019

by Brian Duthu Pro Shops In reviewing 2018, it was a mixture of ups and downs disrupted greatly by the closure of Willowcreek and Willowbrook. During the first quarter of 2018, golf rounds were 2,707 ahead of the first quarter of 2017. The last three quarters combined produced 9,998 fewer […]

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Director of Golf & Grounds – December 2018

by Brian Duthu Pro Shops The Beat the Pro event held on December 13 raised $2,091.05 for the Sun City Foundation. Once again the event lived up to its name with 47% of the field playing well enough to “Beat the Pros”. Thank you to volunteers John Dockham and Marty […]

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Director of Golf & Grounds – November 2018

by Brian Duthu Pro Shops On December 13 we will be hosting a fundraising tournament to raise money for the Sun City Foundation. The format will be Beat the Pro(s), which will be Brian Duthu (PGA) and Chris Linam (Pro Shop Manager) and will be made up of two person […]

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Director of Golf & Grounds Report – October 2018

by Brian Duthu Pro Shops We will be hosting a tournament on December 13 to raise money for our chosen Winter Celebration Charity, the Sun City Foundation. The Beat the Pros format will include Brian Duthu (PGA) and Chris Linam (Pro Shop Manager) and will be made up of two […]

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Director of Golf & Grounds – September 2018

by Brian Duthu  Pro Shops Free golf clinics are scheduled to start Saturday November 10 at Lakes West Golf Course. The remaining clinics will be held over the following three Saturdays. All Classes begin at 9:30 a.m. and are taught by PGA and LPGA professionals. Topics covered are chipping, putting, […]

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Director of Golf & Grounds – August 2018

by Brian Duthu Pro Shops Total rounds for July decreased by 8.9% compared to prior year, due in large part to the closure of Willowcreek and Willowbrook. Though rounds were down, daily green fee and cart fee revenue exceeded budgeted goals. For the year, total revenue has exceeded both budget […]

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Patriot Golf Day Fundraiser at Lakes West

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Recreation Centers of Sun City, Inc. is proud to invite West Valley golfers to participate in our Patriot Golf Day Fundraiser to be held on Friday, August 31, 2018 at the Lakes West Golf Course benefitting the Folds of Honor Foundation. The 12th annual Patriot Golf […]

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Director of Golf and Grounds – July 2018

by Brian Duthu Pro Shops We will be participating in Patriot Golf Day once again this year. Patriot Golf Day was organized, with the help of PGA of America to raise funds for the Folds of Honor Foundation. The money raised is used to fund scholarships for spouses and children […]

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Director of Golf & Grounds Report – June 2018

by Brian Duthu Pro Shops Rounds year-to-date are now slightly behind prior year through May due to 1,627 fewer rounds played in the month of May. Rounds increased on all courses that are open, however, the increase was not enough to offset the 5,453 rounds played between Willowcreek and Willowbrook […]

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