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AZ Golf:  $6 Billion with 2% Water

In 2021, Arizona’s golf industry produced $6 billion in economic activity while only using 2% of daily statewide water to serve 16.6 million golf rounds. This supported nearly 66,200 jobs, provided $2.3 billion in wages and generated $518 million in state and local tax revenues.

Arizona Golf Community:  Champion for Children

Raising money for children and families, the WM Phoenix Open is the biggest charity fundraiser in Arizona, with many more charity golf tournaments in the state every year. Torrrie Taj of Child Crisis Arizona explains how Arizona golf supports the local community’s most vulnerable.

Golf is good for business, not only the golf business

Golf brings visitors to Arizona who spend money at more places than just golf courses. Their tourism dollars are spent on resorts, restaurants and even bars like the Cave Creek Roadhouse, where Taylor Bradshaw confirms and appreciates their patronage.

First Tee of Phoenix student shares passion for golf

One day Ashley Shaw’s dad bought her clubs and told her to have fun. Since then, she’s been a member of The First Tee of Phoenix where she not only learned how to play, she learned the lessons golf teaches. She now  introduces others to the game while dreaming of a professional career.