Root, root, root for the home team! Arizona boasts some of the best sports outfits, athletes, and arenas. Keep the team spirit alive with AZFoothills.com readers favorites for sports in the Valley.
These are the winners of Best of Our Valley 2015. Winners will be featured in the April 2015 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. The winners with the most total votes will be featured on the cover, but you will have to wait until March to find out who they are!
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 2015. Stay tuned for details on the fabulous fete!
All those who won this year can download their 2015 Winners logos here.
THE WINNERS LIST: SPORTS
Best 19th Hole – The Dynamite Grille at Troon North
Best AZ Cheerleaders or Dance Team – Arizona Rattlers Sidewinders Dancers
Best Clubhouse Spa – Encanterra
Best Custom Golf Clubs – Ping
Best Golf Clothing & Shopping – PGA Tour Superstore
Best Golf Community – Mirabel
Best Golf Instructor – Jason Reddington, Director of Instruction at Mirabel
Best Private Club – Scottsdale National Golf Club
Best Pro Shop – Troon North Golf Club
Best Pro Sports Team – Arizona Rattlers
Best Public Course – Quintero Golf Club
Best Sporting Event – Waste Management Open (Phoenix Open)
Best Sporting Goods Store – Recreational Equipment Inc.
Best Sports Venue – University of Phoenix Stadium
Best Spring Training Field – Salt River Fields at Talking Stick
Favorite Arizona Cardinals Player – Larry Fitzgerald
Favorite Arizona Coach – Kevin Guy, Rattlers
Favorite Arizona Diamondbacks Player – Paul Goldschmidt
Favorite Arizona Rattlers Player – Marquis Flloyd
Favorite College Athletics – Arizona State University
Favorite Female Golfer – Cristie Kerr
Favorite Male Golfer – Ricky Barnes
Favorite Phoenix Coyotes Player – Shane Doan
Favorite Phoenix Mercury Player – DeWanna Bonner
Favorite Phoenix Suns Player – Goran Dragic
Most Challenging Course – The Gold Course at The Wigwam
Most Philanthropic Athlete – Kurt Warner, First Things First
Most Scenic Course – Troon North Golf Club