Who We Are


Tom Calvin – President

A resident of the Valley of the Sun for over 32 years, Tom has had the opportunity to visit many beautiful golf courses throughout the state of Arizona playing in various golf tournaments. He was a co-founder of the Shriners Golf Classic in 1997 and has chaired it since. In addition, Tom has chaired many successful charity events, golf-a-thons and night golf events in the Phoenix, Arizona area.

Tom was appointed to the Sports Committee of Shriners International in 2007 and has served on that committee since. He has also earned the title of Certified Consultant with the Golf Tournament Association of America with only 33 people holding this certification across North America. In addition, he was appointed the Arizona Director of the Night Golf Tournament Association.

Danny “Shot Dog” Schott – Sales

A former PGA tour player, Danny is currently involved with local golf courses and is a co-host of NBC Radio’s “For The Love Of The Game”.

Larry Frank – Operations

Larry holds a BS from South Dakota State University and an MS from Southern California University.  After serving in the United States Air Force, he moved to Arizona in 1979 and became Vice President of Business Development for Network Security Products, Motorola Government Electronics Group.  He was also CEO of Telsera International, Inc (a technology company), a restaurant owner and after joining the El Zaribah Shriners in 2010, has been actively involved with the planning and execution of the Shriners Golf Classic.