Golf News

PGA of America and World of Golf Coming to Las Vegas For Major Show

Las Vegas, Nevada (July 3o, 2015)–Once again much of the golf world will descend upon Las Vegas when the annual PGA Fashion and Demo Experience hits Las Vegas August 17-19, 2015, at Cascata and The Venetian. “The best names in golf fashion, equipment and technology providers are creating a PGA Fashion & Demo Experience in Las Vegas that is primed to excite retailers and help grow business,” said PGA Golf Exhibitions Senior Vice President and General Manager Ed Several. “Strong vendor support, complemented by valuable business programming and educational opportunities have attracted many of the most influential PGA Professionals and retailers
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2015 SNGA Pacific Links Amateur Decided on Three Private Vegas Courses

Las Vegas, Nevada (July 23, 2015)–The Southern Nevada Golf Association Pacific Links Amateur was played over three courses in three days and champions in four divisions were determined. The tournament was played at SouthShore Golf Club, Southern Highlands Golf Club and DragonRidge Country Club. Shane Sigsbee won the Championship Division while 2015 Las Vegas Golf Hall of Fame inductee Doug Pool won the Senior Division. Gerald Kring won the Super Senior Division while Daniel Rinaldi won the Net Division. For all scores, click to the official website at SNGA.org. –By Brian Hurlburt Pacific Links International provides golfers with a premium
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World Stars of Junior Golf Tournament Hits Las Vegas Golf Courses

Las Vegas, Nevada (July 21, 2015)–Some of the top junior golfers from around the globe in several age divisions are in Las Vegas this week for the annual IJGA World Stars of Junior Golf tournament that is being played at TPC Las Vegas, Angel Park Golf Club, the Las Vegas Paiute Golf Resort and Badlands Golf Club. Players from such locales as Hawaii, United Kingdom, Trinidad and Tobago, Vietnam, Mexico, Canada, Singapore, Nevada and several other states and countries are in the field. –By Brian Hurlburt According to the official website and tournament director Marty La Roche, the “World Stars
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Las Vegas’ Royal Links Golf Club Offers Key To Playing British Open’s Road Hole

Las Vegas, Nev. (July 19, 2015)–Chances are you’re watching players struggle with weather and course conditions on the Old Course at St. Andrews during the Open Championship this week. And, chances are you’re wondering how you might fare on a links-style course like the Old Course with all of its nuances. Well, you’re in luck. Tee it up at Las Vegas’ Royal Links Golf Club and you’ll experience 18 of the toughest–and most impressive–golf holes anywhere. And you can also visit the official Royal Links website to learn the tips on how to play the infamous Road Hole at St.
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Shadow Creek, Cascata, Wolf Creek Top Golfweek Best of Nevada Rankings

Las Vegas, Nevada (June 21, 2015)–Las Vegas is the Ultimate Golf City and five of the region’s courses are listed as the top courses in the state in the Golfweek Best of Nevada rankings. The list is topped by Shadow Creek and followed closely by Cascata and Wolf Creek. Wynn Las Vegas and the Wolf Course at the Las Vegas Paiute Golf Resort round out the top five. Cascata, Wolf Creek and Paiute are official course partners of GolfLasVegasNow.com and LasVegasGolfInsider.com and you make tee times at the courses from official links. –By Brian Hurlburt Since beginning its rating system
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Rounds 4 Research Benefit Offers Vegas Golfers Terrific Golf Deals, Access

Las Vegas, Nevada (June 14)–From now until June 21, all golfers can help support the future of golf by playing great and exclusive Las Vegas Golf Region courses at terrific values when they participate in the annual Golf Course Superintendents Association of America “Rounds 4 Research” online Golf-rounds Auction. Vegas Golfers have the opportunity to bid online for the opportunity to play some of the best and most exclusive golf courses in the Las Vegas Golf Region and support the future of golf at the same time. Foursomes at such courses as TPC Summerlin, The Las Vegas Country Club, Spanish Trail Golf
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Zane Thomas Wins SNGA Southern Nevada Amateur, a Major

Las Vegas, Nevada—Zane Thomas, a former Arbor View High School player and a member of the UNLV golf team for a brief time, shot a final round even par 72 at Spanish Trail Golf and Country Club to win the Southern Nevada Amateur. Thomas held off former PGA TOUR player and UNLV All-American Edward Fryatt to win the tournament. The tournament is a major championship on the Southern Nevada Golf Association Championship Series. Fryatt recorded a 3-under par 69 in the final round, including birdies on three of his first five holes, and both he and Thomas ended regulation tied
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2015 Shriners PGA TOUR Event To Open With Las Vegas Golf Hall of Fame Induction

Las Vegas, Nevada (June 7, 2015)–For the fourth consecutive year, the Las Vegas Golf Hall of Fame Night of Induction will be the first official event of PGA TOUR week in Las Vegas. The event is scheduled for Friday, October 16, at The Hill at TPC Summerlin and kicks off the annual Shriners Hospitals for Children Open. The new inductees for 2015 are Las Vegas Golf and Tennis Founder Voss Boreta (1934-2013), lifetime volunteer Barbara Christensen, Golf Channel analyst Jerry Foltz, and top amateur Doug Pool. The first official event of the year for the HOF is the Las Vegas Golf
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Two-For-One Tickets Available For Shriners Hospitals For Children Open, Vegas’ PGA TOUR Event

Las Vegas, Nev. (May 28, 2015)–It’s never too early to plan for an exciting golf event. And when that event is the PGA Tour’s Shriners Hospitals For Children Open, that just adds to the entertainment value, especially when there are great deals to be had. The tournament, scheduled for Oct. 19-25, 2015, at TPC Summerlin, is giving patrons the chance to buy 2-for-1 tickets to the golf tournament. Whether it’s for one day or all week, you’ll see many of the world’s best golfers on display in fabulous Las Vegas. Click now to view the wide variety of ticket plans. UPDATE: This
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Golfer Up: Team Golf Concept Boosts PGA Junior League Golf In Las Vegas

Las Vegas, Nevada (May 24, 2015)–There are a lot of media reports out there about the demise of golf. Well, this past Saturday at Boulder Creek Golf Club there was plenty of evidence to the contrary. About 190 Las Vegas area youth golfers, filling up 16 teams that represented 13 golf courses and country clubs, kicked off the PGA Junior League Golf schedule with a ‘Tee Off’ event that was similar to the long-standing tradition of Little League opening day. Last year, the inaugural year in Las Vegas for the organization, there were five teams, each with 12 golfers. This
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