World Golf Champions - Accenture Match Play Championship Played on Arizona Sod
For the past three years the World Golf Championships-Accenture Match Play Championship has been played on one of the best golf courses in Southern Arizona. This Tucson area golf course is location in Marana, Arizona within the Dove Mountain community. The Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain is home to this stunning Jack Nicklaus golf course where Accenture Match Play Championship is played. Evergreen Turf is proud to be the supplier of the local Arizona sod that is played on at this course. The golf course sets the bar when it comes to luxury playing, and staying. As a guest of the Ritz-Carlton resort you can play this course, which is highly sought after considering so many great golfers play here every year at the Accenture Match Play Championship. Or become a member of the Golf Club and have access to play the course year round. If you are a golf fan, this is a course that should be on your bucket list of courses to play, it’s also a tournament that should be on your list of golf tournaments to see in person.
Not only is the Accenture Match Play Championship set in beautiful surroundings, it is played on incredible courses. The two tournament nines are played on the Saguaro and Tortolita courses, for a par 72 measuring 7,833 yards. The courses and their architecture add to the fun of playing at this style of competition. Nicklaus built the courses with both professionals and everyday golfers in mind, where everyone could take to the greens, and possibly cross paths with the likes of Phil Mickelson, Bubba Watson, Luke Donald, and Tiger Woods. Over the years Accenture Match Play Championship has had many talented golfers compete. This year’s players have not yet been announced, but considering the lineup of past years it’s sure to make for a great game.
Unlike most other golf tournaments Accenture Match Play Championship is based on a simple premise, have the best 64 golfers in the world compete in an exhilarating head-to-head match play tournament. To top it off, not only will the players be on very well manicured and beautiful courses they will be surrounded by Arizona’s naturally gorgeous habitat, but it gets even better – the Accenture Match Play Championship is the highest prize-money tournament in the world, last year Luke Donald earned $1.4 million by beating his fellow golfers. Even world renowned golfers, like Rickie Fowler, Bubba Watson, Graeme McDowell, Lee Westwood, and many others, that don’t win, can take hundreds of thousands of dollars home. While there is a lot of money for the players to win, Accenture Match Play Championship also gives back to others. Working with The First Tee charity and the Tucson Conquistadores Charities, which donate to many of the local charities such as Special Olympic, The Boys & Girls Club and more.
Evergreen Turf is looking forward to being a part of this year’s Accenture Match Play Championship at The Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain again. Accenture Match Play Championship is one of Arizona’s premier golf tournaments to see, click here for tickets or more information. Also if you missed this years Waste Management Phoenix Open make sure to read our blog post about it and check it out next year.