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Saturday, February 24, 2018

Archive for the ‘Golf’ Category

How to be good sports parents

We’ve all seen them—parents shouting instructions to their children during a sporting event or criticizing the coach in front of athletes during practice. While these might be obvious displays of bad sports behavior, many parents of children who participate in sports have questions about what’s right and wrong when it comes to their roles on […]

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LPGA Founders Cup benefits girls golf—and fans

Valley families can watch world-class golf and interact with the some of the best women golfers in the world at the LPGA Founders Cup, March 17 through 22 in Phoenix. The annual tournament benefits the LPGA-USGA Girls Golf Program. Top-ranked players will be interacting with fans young and old throughout the tournament, according to Tournament […]

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Helping young golfers get started

junior golf, Arizona

You could have heard a pin drop—and that’s not a typical observation during a youth sporting event. Then again, golf is not your usual youth sport. Where else could you see a dozen boys ranging in age from 8 to 17 quietly lined up with clubs and balls and no intentions of playfully hitting each […]

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Family “all in” for new game

Noochie Golf Ball

The LoBracco household has a foosball, air hockey table and card game table. So it isn’t too surprising that Sal and JoAnn LoBracco, of Phoenix, would design and sell their own game. Four years ago, they took their sons, Tre and Dom, now 9 and 8, to miniature golf. When they got home, the boys […]

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Valley hosts huge volleyball tournament…and more sports news

One of the largest volleyball tournaments in the world kicks off Sunday, June 23 with an Olympics-style opening ceremonies beginning at 5:30pm at US Airways Center. Tournament play begins at 8am Monday at the Phoenix Convention Center. The 30th Anniversary Volleyball Festival is a six-day event featuring guest appearances from volleyball alumni, live entertainment and […]

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