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Southwest PGA PING Anser Award

The Anser Award was created by the Southwest PGA and PING in 1991 as a way to recognize individuals who have made significant and impactful contributions to advancing or promoting the game of golf throughout the state of Arizona.  Over the past years the list of recipients has grown to include some of the most influential names in history of golf in Arizona

2018 - Tim Kloenne
2017 - Dave Engelking
2015 - Tom Cunningham
2014 - John A. Solheim
2013 - Ron McPherson
2012 - Tucson Conquistadors
2011 - Brian Whitcomb
2010 - Dot Straw
2009 - George Boutell
2008 - Heather Farr
2007 - Louise Solheim
2006 - Al Birmingham
2005 - V.O. “Red” Allen
2004 - Willie Low
2003 - Jay D. Woodward
2002 - Sister Lynn Winsor
2001 - Thunderbirds
2000 - Bill Dickey
1999 - Linda Vollstedt
1998 - Lyle Anderson
1997 - John Riggle
1996 - Harry Cavanaugh
1995 - Arch Watkins
1994 - Ed Updegraff
1993 - Bill Farkas, Sr.
1992 - Bob Goldwater
1991 - Karsten Solheim

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