Desert Classic Golf Tournament Opens EXPO AIGA November 6, 2013 at Sewailo Golf Club

Spectacular New Course is designed by Ty Butler and Notah Begay III

Oct 08, 2013, 12:33 ET from Arizona Indian Gaming Association

PHOENIX, Oct. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- EXPO AIGA, the Southwest's Foremost Gaming & Business Summit and Trade Show, tees up on Wednesday, November 6, 2013 with the Desert Classic Golf Tournament at Sewailo Golf Club in Tucson, Arizona.  Shotgun start is at 9 a.m.  

The name, "Sewailo", means flower world in the Yaqui language.  The new 72-par Sewailo Golf Club was designed by Ty Butler and Notah Begay III and is owned by the Pascua Yaqui Tribe. The course is managed by Troon Golf. 

"We are ready for golfers to come out here for the Desert Classic Golf Tournament," announced Dan LaRouere, General Manager of Sewailo Golf Club. "The course condition right now is spectacular and it will be in top condition in November."  LaRouere describes Sewailo as a blend of a traditional and desert golf. "The scenery is gorgeous and the fairways are generous. We do have quite a bit of water. We have water on seven different holes and a mile of streams run through the property."

Golfers can register as individuals, pairs and foursomes by visiting or calling (602) 307-1570. The tournament fee is $225.00 per golfer and includes 18-holes of scramble format golf, range balls, breakfast and the awards luncheon.  Bank of America Merrill Lynch and Visit Tucson are sponsors for the golf tournament.  Additional sponsorship opportunities are still available.  See the website for details. 

Advance registration rates for EXPO AIGA close October 31, 2103.

The Arizona Indian Gaming Association is producing EXPO AIGA with Red Note, Inc.  AIGA has a membership of 17 tribes representing more than 90% of the Indian people living on reservations in Arizona. AIGA was established November 21, 1994 by Arizona tribal leaders.  The Association is committed to advancing the lives of Indian peoples – economically, socially and politically – so that Indian tribes in Arizona can achieve their goal of self-reliance.  Current membership includes:  Ak-Chin Indian Community, Cocopah Tribe, Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation, Fort Mojave, Fort Yuma-Quechan Tribe, Gila River Indian Community, Havasupai  Tribe, Hualapai Tribe, Kaibab-Paiute Tribe, Navajo Nation, Pascua Yaqui Tribe,  Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community, San Carlos Apache Tribe, Tohono O'odham Nation,  White Mountain Apache Tribe, and the Zuni Tribe.

Contact: Strategies Pam Hait
or Martha Hunter

SOURCE Arizona Indian Gaming Association