Best In Sports: 2017

They shoot, they score! Arizona is home to some of the nation’s top sports team, athletes, and venues. Whether you’re looking for the best course to play a round of golf or the top professional player to root for here are AZ Foothills readers top picks for sports in the Valley.

These are Arizona Foothills Best of Our Valley 2017 contest winners. Winners will be featured in the April 2017 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 2017. Stay tuned for details on the fabulous fete!

Winners, download your 2017 Winners logo here and reserve space for the Collector’s Edition here


Best 19th Hole – Apache Clubhouse at Desert Mountain

Best AZ Cheerleaders or Dance Team – Arizona Cardinals Cheerleaders

Best Clubhouse Spa – Encanterra

Best Custom Golf Clubs – PXG (Parsons Xtreme Golf)

Best Golf Clothing & Shopping – PXG (Parsons Xtreme Golf)

Best Golf Community – The Country Club at DC Ranch

Best Golf Instructor – Rich Prange, Desert Mountain

Best Private Club – The Country Club at DC Ranch

Best Pro Shop – Wigwam Golf Club

Best Pro Sports Team – Arizona Rattlers

Best Public Course – Quintero Golf Club

Best Sporting Event/TIE – NASCAR at Phoenix RacewayWaste Management Phoenix Open

Best Sporting Goods Store – Runner’s Den

Best Sports Venue – University of Phoenix Stadium

Best Spring Training Field – Salt River Fields at Talking Stick

Favorite Arizona Pro Athlete – Larry Fitzgerald, Arizona Cardinals

Favorite Arizona Coach – Kevin Guy, Rattlers

Most Challenging Course – The Gold Course at The Wigwam

Most Philanthropic Athlete – Larry Fitzgerald, First Down Fund

Most Scenic Course – Desert Highlands

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