ATA Honors Arizona

The Tucson Conquistadores, The Phoenix Thunderbirds and the Southwest Section PGA will be honored at the 7th Annual Arizona Tourism Unity Dinner on Tuesday, March 8, 2011 at The Westin Kierland Resort & Spa, in Scottsdale, AZ.


The Tucson Conquistadores and the Phoenix Thunderbirds showcase Arizona by hosting Professional Golf Tournaments to promote tourism and benefit youth charities. Currently the Tucson Conquistadores host the World Golf Championships – Accenture Match Play Championship and the Phoenix Thunderbirds host the Waste Management Phoenix Open.

The Southwest Section PGA is one of forty-one sections of the Professional Golfers’ Association of America. Its boundaries include the state of Arizona and Clark County, Nevada. Within the Section is a Southern Nevada Chapter and a Southern Chapter to further facilitate programs within those areas.

Their membership is a group of professionals dedicated to making golf a better game. The Section is the local delivery system for the PGA of America programs and activities to promote the game of golf in this region and to enhance the skills of its members.

The Arizona Tourism Alliance (ATA) is an independent, non-profit organization based on unifying Arizona’s many travel-related businesses. Its mission is to ensure the future growth and success of tourism through our collective efforts. ATA and its partners work throughout the year to advocate, educate and unite the tourism industry.

Since 1996, ATA continues to serve as a catalyst and a voice for the various elements of Arizona’s tourism industry. It is dedicated to providing advocacy, generating awareness of the tourism industry through education and leadership, promoting the economic well being of Arizona tourism and working to increase public funding of tourism.

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