Sports Events Hit Phoenix Area

Sports fans will have reason to head to the greater Phoenix area through March By: Kelly Rosenfeld
The Waste Management Phoenix Open arrives in Phoenix at the end of January. // (c) 2012 The Waste Management Phoenix Open
The Waste Management Phoenix Open arrives in Phoenix at the end of January. // (c) 2012 The Waste Management Phoenix Open

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Greater Phoenix Convention & Visitors Bureau
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The Waste Management Phoenix Open
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Over the next few months, sports fans will find a number of options to celebrate their passions in the greater Phoenix area.

From Jan. 28 - Feb. 3, golf lovers can enjoy The Waste Management Phoenix Open at TCP Scottsdale. The tournament is one of the PGA Tour's best attended events, drawing nearly 500,000 spectators each year, as well as hosting some of the greatest players in the game.

Baseball enthusiasts will then rejoice, when the Cactus League Baseball Spring Training season begins on Feb. 22 - March 30. Fans can see 15 teams in action, including the Arizona Diamondbacks, the Oakland Athletics, the Chicago Cubs, the Colorado Rockies, the LA Dodgers, the San Francisco Giants, the Chicago White Socks, the Cincinnati Reds, the Cleveland Indians, the Kansas City Royals, the LA Angels, the Milwaukee Brewers, the San Diego Padres, the Seattle Mariners and the Texas Rangers.

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