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LPGA Tourney Showcases Northwest Arkansas

by Marty Cook 7/6/2015 12:00 am

The ninth edition — now officially the Wal-Mart NW Arkansas Championship Presented by P&G — was won by Na Yeon Choi on June 28 in front of large crowds, most of whom were rooting for former University of Arkansas star Stacy Lewis, who finished in a tie for third.

Wal-Mart Gives $450,000 Grant to NWA Council

by Marty Cook 6/30/2014 12:00 am

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. of Bentonville announced a $450,000 grant to the Northwest Arkansas Council on Tuesday at Pinnacle Country Club in Rogers.

Jim Harris' Golf Notebook: Southern Amateur Will Draw Top International Players

by Jim Harris 7/3/2012 3:04 pm

The Southern Amateur Championship began and continues to be a a major amateur golf event bringing together an array of skilled players from clubs that are members of the Southern Golf Association. For example, the great Bobby Jones from East Lake Country Club in Atlanta won the event three times. Most recent U.S. Open winner Webb Simpson is a two-time Southern Amateur champion hailing from Raleigh, N.C. But the field also includes qualifiers and other invitees, include many from beyond the United States. This year's event, set for July 18-21 at Chenal Country Club's Bear Den course, will include 15 international amateurs.

Miyazato Wins NW Arkansas Championship To Notch Another LPGA Victory

by The Associated Press 7/2/2012 8:21 am

Ai Miyazato added another LPGA win to her resume on Sunday with a closing birdie at the NW Arkansas Championship. The Japanese star shot a 6-under 65 to overcome a five-shot deficit and hold off a crowded leaderboard for her second LPGA Tour victory of the year and ninth overall.

Influx of Workers Transforms Northwest Arkansas

by Todd Traub 7/2/2012 12:00 am

From highways to airports, from homes to banks, from dining to the arts, the Wal-Mart presence is felt mightily in the Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers Metropolitan Statistical Area anchored by the three cities plus Wal-Mart’s home in Bentonville.

Jim Harris: LPGA's Tournament in Rogers Has An Amazing Field

by Jim Harris 6/27/2012 3:14 pm

That's why the LPGA's Northwest Arkansas Classic (presented by Wal-Mart) has the best field that could be assembled in all of golf. If they wanted to call it an LPGA major, they could — it has that great an assemblage of talent, starting with the one-two punch of Yani Tseng and our own Stacy Lewis.

Private Course Voters Pick Alotian As Favorite in 2012 Readers Choice

by Jim Harris 4/16/2012 12:00 am

Warren Stephens’ Alotian Club, the only Arkansas golf course ranked in Golf Digest’s Top 100 U.S. Courses (No. 14 in the 2011 list), is also No. 1 in the state among private courses in a survey taken of top Arkansas golfers.

Signature Holes: 8 Of Our Favorite Greens in Arkansas

by Executive Golfer Staff 4/16/2012 12:00 am

Don’t get taken in by the view. Signature holes offer an enticing combination of scenery and challenges for the discerning golfer. Here are some of our favorites from around Arkansas.

How to Host an Event People Actually Want to Attend

by Lindsay Irvin 11/7/2011 12:00 am

Skip the standard boardroom gatherings. Instead, borrow the following ideas from your Arkansas event-planning peers to create a memorable meeting or event that fulfills its purpose.

Former Arkansas Golfer Stacy Lewis Tied For Lead At Rogers LPGA Event

by The Associated Press 9/9/2011 9:48 pm

Stacy Lewis was able to turn the 18th green at Pinnacle Country Club into another gathering point of University of Arkansas fans. The former All-America at Arkansas made a 5-foot birdie putt on the par-5 18th to cap a 5-under 66 that tied Yani Tseng, the world's No. 1 player, for the first-round lead at the LPGA Northwest Arkansas Championship.

LPGA Events Under Way in Rogers

by The Associated Press 9/6/2011 9:01 am

Taylore Karle and Jean Bartholemew have played their way into the Walmart Northwest Arkansas Championship in Rogers.

LPGA Plans Return to Northwest Arkansas in 2011

by Special to ArkansasSports360.com 11/5/2010 5:28 pm

For the fifth consecutive year, the LPGA Tour will return to Northwest Arkansas and to Pinnacle Country Club in September 2011, tournament officials said Friday. Similar to the timing of this year’s tournament, the 2011 event will take place Labor Day week, Sept. 5-11. The 54-hole professional competition will take place Friday through Sunday, Sept. 9-11.

Rains Cancel LPGA Pro-Am in NW Arkansas

by The Associated Press 9/9/2010 10:56 am

Heavy rain from the remnants of Tropical Storm Hermine has led to the cancellation of the Pro-Am rounds of the LPGA's P&G Northwest Arkansas Championship in Rogers.

Wie, Gulbis, Lewis Among Field For LPGA'S NW Arkansas Championship

by The Associated Press 8/31/2010 9:55 pm

The LPGA Tour's NW Arkansas Championship is scheduled for next week in Rogers. The tournament announced its field Tuesday.

P&G NW Arkansas Tournament

by Tre Baker 7/28/2010 9:30 am

The LPGA will feature its current champion at its sole September showcase in Rogers.

LPGA: Top-ranked Jiyai Shin To Play in P&G NW Arkansas Championship

by The Associated Press 7/27/2010 1:20 pm

Top-ranked Jiyai Shin will defend her championship at September's P&G NW Arkansas Championship on the LPGA Tour.

Bringing a Golf Course Back to Life

by Jim Harris 3/8/2010 12:00 am

Most golf course development focuses on restoring and renovating existing facilities.

Arkansas Signature Golf Holes

by Jim Harris 3/8/2010 12:00 am

Arkansas’ best golf courses feature holes that provide magnificent views and spectacular challenges.


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