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The WGA bans golf equipment that makes golfers look foolish

With increasing evidence that that USGA and R&A banned achored putting as a move to force Adam Scott (pictured) and other golfers appear less foolish, the WGA embraced the spirit of that move my banning any and all equipment that might make a golfer "look like a mamby pamby idiot". More information


With two of the best desert courses in the U.S., We-Ko-Pa offers the best golf/resort/ casino combo

With resort choices and great golf that includes Shadow Creek, MGM/Mirage is a no brainer

Primm Valley is close enough to Vegas to be a great casino destination, with two Tom Fazio courses

Near San Diego, Barona Creek Resort combines great gaming with a mini-tour quality course

There is only one on-strip resort with their own connected world class golf course - Wynn Resort

Have your world class course managed by Troon North, and your casino by Harrah's, and you get Ak-Chin

The best small tribal destination resort casino is Little Creek, thanks to the Salish Cliffs Golf Course

World famous Caesar's Palace's ownership of Cascata makes this a great golf destination

Sycuan Casino and Golf Resort is a good tribal casino resort with 36 holes of quality golf

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The Western Golf Alliance bans the use of really ugly golf equipment

To remain consistent with the USGA and R&A, the WGA adopted a rule that captures the true spirit of the anchored putter ban, eliminating the use of any and all eqipment that may make a golfer look foolish.

New regional structure influences the 2016 "Where You Can Rip It" course rankings

The WGA's biennial rankings of public golf courses has been greatly influenced by changes to the club's regional structure, which included the creation of new regions and mergers of other, thus rewarding new courses.

The 2016 Western Golf Alliance Open headed to the capital of desert golf

The Scottsdale, Arizona area - a location rich with desert golf tradition - will host the 2016 Western Golf Alliance Open. This is the first time the Western Golf Alliance has taken its major championship to Arizona.

Western Golf Alliance releases new biennial rankings of western golf resorts

As part of this golf organization's ongoing service to golfers and the golf industry, the Western Golf Alliance publishes its biennial ranking of the top 12 golf and casino resort destinations in the western United States.



Casino Del Sol and Sewailo Golf Course were built from the ground up to be a premier destination

Northeast of San Diego, Pechanga Resort offers a golf destination in SoCal wine country

For some time, Talking Stick Resort has been one of the "name" golf desti-nations in Scottsdale