Litchfield Park, Ariz. (December 15, 2021) – The Wigwam’s golf shop has been honored by Club + Resort Business as one of the “Top Ranked Private Club and Resort Pro Shops” for 2021 in the magazine’s December issue. The Wigwam’s golf shop is ranked as the 16th best in the U.S. according to the golf industry trade publication, which covers the operations and management staff of country clubs, semi-private/daily fee, city clubs, yacht clubs and resorts that operate club-like facilities.
Submitted entries for Club + Resort Business’ Top Pro Shop ranking were judged independently by a panel comprised of club professionals from several of the industry’s most well-respected properties and a leader in the world of Pro Shop amenities. The rankings reflect the judges’ scoring of data provided on the size of the Pro Shops, revenue categories photos and more.
With a rich history dating back to 1929, The Wigwam is the only Arizona resort with three 18-hole championship golf courses – The Gold, The Blue and The Red. As such, Wigwam Golf caters to a diverse mix of play, including resort guests, member play from 500-plus members, and outside/daily-fee play which makes up approximately 70 percent of total rounds. In addition, the club hosts numerous charity, junior golf and collegiate events throughout the year. With such a wide range of consumers to serve, The Wigwam golf shop is consistently focused on the latest trends in clothing and accessories, while also featuring the hottest golf equipment and hardgoods.
In 2019, The Wigwam’s golf shop was renovated with hardwood floors added, walls painted and small “concept shops” created within the shop. In creating the concept shops, The Wigwam partnered with major vendors including Adidas, Travis Mathew and FootJoy to brand the shop, offset costs and make shopping easier for consumers. Highly regarded buyer and merchandiser Laura Saiki was also brought on to merchandise the shop and order goods. This increased attention to better merchandising has been successful for the club.
Wigwam Golf is a highly rated amenity of The Wigwam Resort, a 440-acre oasis resort nestled in the West Valley of Phoenix, Ariz. Wigwam Golf features two golf courses designed by legendary course architect Robert Trent Jones, Sr. (Gold and Blue) and the Robert “Red” Lawrence-designed Red Course. Plus, unlike many desert golf courses found throughout the Phoenix/Scottsdale area, The Wigwam’s Gold, Blue and Red courses are all true parkland courses with parallel fairways and greens, which makes finding your ball easier and your round more enjoyable.
For more information on Wigwam Golf, visit www.wigwamgolf.com.
About The Wigwam
With its roots descending deep into Arizona’s early cotton ranching era, The Wigwam opened as a guest ranch on Thanksgiving Day 1929. As one of the most beautiful and popular properties in the West Valley, the resort is a true oasis that caters to a new generation of business and leisure travelers with recently revitalized public areas, including refreshed meeting spaces. Guests of all ages can enjoy three expansive swimming pools, bocce ball and tennis courts, an expansive 26,000-square-foot LeMonds Aveda Salon – Spa, as well as an enhanced golf club. The resort’s signature restaurant, Litchfield’s, offers a unique sense of place through a menu crafted from locally sourced produce.
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