Trimble moves golf instruction operation to Papago Golf Course

Matt Trimble, a Class A-6 PGA of America teaching professional, recently moved his golf instruction operation from ASU Karsten Golf Course to Papago Golf Course. In addition to teaching recreational golfers from 1992 to 2018, Mr. Trimble served as an instructor for members of the nationally ranked ASU Men’s and Women’s Golf Teams as well […]

Xavier golf, cross-country teams earn all-region honors

Xavier College Preparatory’s 2018 state champion golf and cross-country teams earned top honors for their coaches and athletes in the Arizona Interscholastic Association’s Premier Region. “As Xavier’s athletic director, I could not be more proud of our cross-country and golf teams,” Sister Lynn Winsor said in a prepared statement. “Having Coach Tui (Selveratnum) selected as […]

Founders Cup slated for March 2019

The Bank of Hope Founders Cup, an LPGA tournament in Arizona, will be March 18-24, 2019, at Wildfire Golf Club at JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort and Spa, 5350 E. Marriott Drive. The tournament will feature a full field of LPGA players who will compete for a $1.5 million purse, according to a release. The […]

Xavier sophomore verbally commits to ASU women’s golf program

Xavier College Preparatory sophomore Ashley Menne verbally committed to play collegiate golf at Arizona State University on Tuesday, Jan. 9. Miss Menne is one of the nation’s finest junior golfers, according to a press release. She won the prestigious ACDS / Ryan Moore Junior at Oakbrook and had her first hole-in-one in the Lakewood, Wash., […]

Xavier’s golf team wins 7th consecutive state championship

Xavier College Preparatory’s golf team captured its seventh consecutive Division I state title on Tuesday, Oct. 31, at the Omni Tucson National Resort. Xavier’s Gators defeated Chandler Hamilton by nine strokes, with a final score of 591, to win its 35th state golf title in school history, according to a press release. The victory was Xavier’s 130th overall state championship. “The camaraderie of this […]

Second-round fade lead to second-place finish for JGAA’s Team Arizona

The Junior Golf Association of Arizona’s Team Arizona came up 11 strokes short of Team Southern California to finish in second place at the 49th Eddie Hogan Cup Team Matches Aug. 12-13 at Riverside Golf and Country Club in Portland, Ore. Arizona maintained a two-stroke lead after the first round at even-par 216 in the […]

100+ golfers play in Xavier Dads’ Club tourney

The Xavier College Preparatory Dads’ Club hosted its Annual Heather Farr Memorial Golf Tournament on Friday, March 10 at
the Arizona Biltmore Golf Club in Phoenix. More than 100 Xavier parents, alumnae, and friends played, and all proceeds raised will benefit Xavier’s students. At the event, the Dads’ Club also collected donations of gently used clothing for the Society of St. Vincent de Paul, according to a press release.

Xavier students capture skiing, equestrian championships; golf accolades

Xavier College Preparatory freshwoman Erin Cooney captured the Arizona Junior Ski Championship at Arizona Snowbowl on Saturday, March 4. Ms. Cooney won the women’s Slalom and Giant Slalom events, and the combined time of her two Slalom runs beat the combined times of all female and male skiers in the race, according to a press release. In equestrian news, Xavier freshwoman Isabella Risser won three jumping blue ribbons at a recent competition in Thermal, Calif., while freshwoman Kenzie Riddell captured the top junior varsity award in the Interscholastic Equestrian Association’s Zone 8 Hunt Seat Finals competition in Colorado Springs on March 4.

Arizona Small Dog Rescue presents “Putts for Mutts”

Arizona Small Dog Rescue will host its third annual Putts for Mutts charity golf tournament on May 21, at The Stone Creek Golf Club, 4435 N. Paradise Village Parkway South, in Phoenix. The tournament begins at 7:30 a.m. with a shotgun start, and will include a mini-continental breakfast, 18 holes of golf, raffle, silent auction and awards luncheon, according to a press release.

Xavier Dads’ Club to host annual golf tournament on March 10

The Xavier College Preparatory Dads’ Club will host its Annual Heather Farr Memorial Golf Tournament on Friday, March 10 at the Arizona Biltmore Golf Club in Phoenix. Chaired by Xavier parents Wally Hale and Doug Folger, the event will begin at 10:30 a.m. with registration, pre-tournament activities, and lunch. There will be a shotgun start at 12:00 p.m., and an awards cocktail reception following the tournament, according to a press release.