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Phoenix, Arizona –Where Spring Training Means More than Just Baseball!
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Words and Images By: Grant Fraser - @gfrasergolf 

Although my favourite sport is hockey, I must confess that I've never been a fan of our winter months. In fact, my distaste for our winters parallels my yearning to play golf year-round the older I get. Watching golf on television in January through March just doesn’t do it for me. In fact, seeing the tour pros play in Hawaii, Arizona or Florida makes me dread winter even more.

This past February I’d had enough. After watching a Sunday evening summary of the latest PGA TOUR stop on the Golf Channel, I decided to contact a friend of mine who owns an event planning business in Toronto. I told her that I needed some help planning a trip for a group of sun-starved, golf-depraved 50-somethings desperate for a reprieve from our relentless sub-zero temperatures.

It wasn't long before she got back to me with a recommendation, a personal favourite of several of her clients that included not just golf but baseball and hockey as well. By the end of the week we were enroute to sunny Phoenix, Arizona, for a week of sporting indulgences that would make even a Masters patron green with…

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