Swing With Sinatra

Charity tournament celebrates 25 years

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This month, when not penciling in your own tee times, plan your schedule around the Frank Sinatra Starkey Hearing Technologies Celebrity Invitational. The tournament benefiting Barbara Sinatra Children’s Center celebrates its 25th anniversary Feb. 21-23 at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in Indio.

Up for the Challenge

As title sponsor of the golf tournament once named for Bob Hope, Humana breathes new life into the event with commitment and active participation

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The Coachella Valley’s revived PGA Tour event didn’t simply take one big step toward its reshaped image in 2012. It took 84 million.

5 Training Tips for Better Golf

Get fit before you hit the course

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Preparation for your autumnal return to the golf course begins long before rolling that shiny new Titleist over Tifdwarf greens. Here are five great ways to train for playing at a high level as the desert’s golf season unwinds.

‘I Fight for Everybody Around Me’

Tim Bradley faces his biggest professional challenge — the WBO welterweight world champion — this month at MGM Grand

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Boxer Timothy Ray Bradley Jr., known as “The Desert Storm,” owns an undefeated professional record in 29 bouts. He’s preparing for a June 9 date at MGM Grand in Las Vegas, where he’ll battle 147-pound Manny Pacquiao for the world welterweight title.

Same Greens, Great Rates

Take advantage of summer golf deals

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Golfing opportunists flock to the desert during the summer in search of sizzling seasonal rates. “You can play a lot of golf courses for around half the cost of prices during peak season,” says Colin Gooch, head golf professional at marriott’s Shadow Ridge in Palm Desert.