They shoot, they score! Arizona is home to some of the nation’s elite sports teams, athletes, and venues. Whether you’re looking for the #1 course to play a round of golf or a favorite pro player to root for here are AZFoothills.com readers top picks for sports in the Valley.
These are AZ Foothills Best of Our Valley 2020 contest winners. Winners will be featured in the April 2020 issue of Arizona Foothills Magazine, a tell-all guide to the best people and places in the Valley of the Sun, as chosen by its residents.
As a special thanks to the winners and those who helped them attain their Best Of status, a celebratory bash will be held in May 2020. Stay tuned for details on the fabulous fete!
Winners, download your 2020 Winners logo here and reserve space in the annual Collectors Edition here.
THE WINNERS LIST: SPORTS
Best 19th Hole: Brittlebush Bar and Grill at Kierland Golf Club
Best Arizona Cheerleaders or Dance Team: Arizona Rattlers Sidewinders Dancers
Best Clubhouse Spa: Sonoran Fitness, Tennis and Spa at Desert Mountain
Best Custom Golf Clubs: Cool Clubs
Best Golf Community: Superstition Mountain Golf and Country Club
Best Golf Instructor: Shane LeBaron, Mirabel
Best Private Club: Firerock Country Club
Best Pro Shop: Wigwam Golf Club
Best Pro Sports Team: tie between Arizona Rattlers and Phoenix Mercury
Best Public Course: Wigwam Golf Club
Best Sporting Event: LPGA Founders Cup
Best Sports Venue: Salt River Fields
Best Spring Training Field: Surprise Stadium
Best Tucson Golf Course: Sewailo
Favorite Arizona Coach: Kevin Guy, Rattlers
Favorite Arizona Pro Athlete: Larry Fitzgerald, Arizona Cardinals
Most Challenging Course: The Gold Course at The Wigwam
Most Scenic Course: Superstition Mountain Golf and Country Club