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Falcon Ridge, Wolf Creek Offer Rollercoaster Mesquite Golf

MESQUITE, Nev. (July 6, 2017)–This one’s simple: Pack one bag, grab your clubs and hit the road for an overnight getaway to take on two of the most scenic–and most challenging–layouts you’ll see anywhere. An hour north of Las Vegas in Mesquite are Wolf Creek Golf Club and Falcon Ridge Golf Course, two layouts that are extreme roller coaster rides from start to finish. — By Bill Bowman. From severely elevated tee boxes to deep-blue water features and brilliant white-sand bunkers to a shot-makers paradise, these two courses check all the boxes when players are looking for that must-play course.
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TaylorMade Golf Experience’s Night League, Happy Hour Are Great Deals

LAS VEGAS, Nev. (June 28, 2017)–We know what you’re thinking: It’s too hot to play golf. Well, the folks at the TaylorMade Golf Experience beg to differ. Sure, it’s warm, but how about the chance to tee it up in a golf league and play under the lights. That’s right, night-time golf right on the famed Las Vegas Strip and/or experience Golf Happy Hour under the lights as well. –By Bill Bowman The TaylorMade Golf Experience’s Night League begins July 11. Here’s the chance for you and your buddies to test your game, have a couple of cold drinks (alcoholic
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Options Galore at Golf Summerlin’s Trifecta Of Courses

LAS VEGAS, Nev. (June 21, 2017)–When the summer months hit, the folks at Golf Summerlin roll out the red carpet when it comes to specials. And these aren’t your run-of-the-mill specials. These are really, well, special. And from now until the end of summer, some of the hottest deals in town are available at all three courses. — By Bill Bowman. Here are the deals, gameshow style: Let’s start with Door No. 1. This one’s simple. Buy $50 in merchandise at Highland Falls or Palm Valley or $40 in gear at Eagle Crest and you receive a free round of
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Player Development Month in Full Swing at Club at Sunrise

The new Club at Sunrise is managed by KemperSports, a national company, and courses under their leadership are featuring Player Development Month throughout June and that includes the local venue. Club at Sunrise, formerly Desert Rose, is back to being a local favorite and the month’s festivities include free 15-minute golf lessons, clinics, a Tee it Up Range program and special weekly golf deals. Check out all of the information at the course’s official website, ClubatSunrise.com. The inaugural celebration, which started in 2014, saw more than 3,500 interactions with new golfers at more than 125 KemperSports courses across the country.
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Golf and Craft Beer Fest Weekend is Perfect Match

Golf and Craft Beer Fest Weekend is Perfect Match LAS VEGAS, Nev. (June 5, 2017)–Just when you thought golf couldn’t get any better, along comes the Golf And Craft Beer Festival. That’s right, it’s an official golf and beer event. The festival lets golfers check out some of the latest golf equipment along with some of the best-tasting craft beers. It is set for June 9-10 at the TaylorMade Golf Experience on the south end of the Las Vegas Strip. — By Bill Bowman. But while the beer-tasting portion of the event is limited to those over the age of 21,
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US Open Doctor Rees Jones Renovating Rio Secco Golf Club

LAS VEGAS, Nev. (April 19, 2017)–Golf course architect Rees Jones has made an impact on golf courses around the world…including Las Vegas where his Rio Secco and Cascata designs garner national accolades every year. Well, be prepared for a redesigned Rio Secco as Jones will be giving the course a little facelift. So players now have about a month to take on the course before the changes get under way. — By Bill Bowman. Rio Secco first opened its doors in 1997. Now, 20 years later, it’s time to spruce things up. And Jones is more than happy to lead the project.
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Golf Advisor Survey Claim Paiute Sun Mountain Top 25 Conditions in America

LAS VEGAS, Nev. (May 10, 2017)–There’s nothing like the look and feel of an impeccably groomed golf course. When a staff takes the time and knows what it takes to offer players the best conditioning they can provide, people tend to notice. And they let others know with reviews. Such is the case at the Las Vegas Paiute Golf Resort. In fact, now everyone knows as Golf Advisor has ranked the resort’s Sun Mountain Course as the 22nd best conditioned course in the U.S. — By Bill Bowman. Impressed? You should be. And this award is no fluke as this is
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Loyalty is Always a Priority at Golf Summerlin

LAS VEGAS, Nev. (May 4, 2017)—In real estate, there’s one saying that has been around forever…location, location, location. Well, in Sun City Summerlin, that saying is becoming more and more appealing to those new to the area or those who have lived here for years who may be looking to relocate. And when you look at the golf options that are also nestled in the area, it’s a very inviting spot. And loyalty is key at Golf Summerlin and several membership options are available to help you save while you play. –By Bill Bowman. Whether or not you play golf, the Sun
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Do You Have Short Game? Play in SNGA Championship

LAS VEGAS, Nev. (April 17, 2017)–The saying is simple: Drive for show, putt for dough. But, let’s not forget about the short game that’s required to help players score their best. That’s where the Southern Nevada Golf Association can help out. The SNGA Short Game Championship, set for April 28, 2017, at Desert Willow, will put players’ short-game skills front-and-center with prizes–as well as bragging rights–on the line. And it’s more than just a championship as there will be closest to the pin contests on each par 3 that will feature prizes including hotel stays, gift cards, rounds of golf
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Reserve A Spot in TaylorMade Golf Experience Night League Now

LAS VEGAS, Nev. (April 10, 2017)–A round of golf may be the perfect way to unwind after a tough day at the office or after a great day at the office. Add in food and drink as well as a little competition and camaraderie to top off the festivities. Welcome to the TaylorMade Golf Experience’s Spring League. The league is scheduled to get under way on April 25, 2017. The cost is $150 per person or $600 per team. That breaks down to less than 20 bucks a week and includes cart and range balls. — By Bill Bowman. The
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Golf Summerlin Memberships Offer Options Little, Lot of Play

LAS VEGAS, Nev. (April 5, 2017)–No matter how often you may play golf, the Golf Summerlin family of courses has a membership option that–like their three golf courses–centers around variety. And there’s plenty of it. — By Bill Bowman. Golf Summerlin has three courses to test and impress players. There are two championship length courses (Highland Falls and Palm Valley) as well as Eagle Crest, an executive-length course. No matter which of the three you may prefer to play, the membership choices for Las Vegas residents lets players tee it up at great rates–whether players prefer to tee it up
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Las Vegas Country Club National Memberships Welcome Club to Visitors

LAS VEGAS, Nev. (March 25, 2017)–Just because you may not live in Las Vegas doesn’t mean your golf outings to this great city can’t feature country club-style golf and surroundings. Don’t believe us? Well, check out the membership offerings at Las Vegas Country Club. Along with resident memberships, the club also offers national and international memberships to one of Las Vegas’ oldest and most prestigious and historic country clubs. — By Bill Bowman. One of the best reasons to join a country club is location. Well, this one’s easy. Las Vegas Country Club is just minutes from the Strip. “It’s just
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Arroyo, Siena Offer Two-Day, Two-Course Vegas Golf Packages

LAS VEGAS, Nev. (March 6, 2017)–Whether you’re a resident of our great city or just visiting Las Vegas, the chances are good that golf may fit into your schedule. And, like the rest of us, you’re going to be looking for variety when it comes to courses as well as good deals. Arroyo Golf Club and Siena Golf Club have just the deal for golfers in their two-day, two-round package. It’s simple: Play both courses within a five-day timeframe for one low price. –By Bill Bowman. Click here to check out rates and times (morning, mid-day and twilight). And while prices
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Las Vegas Hospitality Worker Deals Wednesdays at Golf Summerlin

LAS VEGAS, NEV (March 1, 2017)—The Golf Summerlin family of courses is reaching out to lend a helping hand to those who lend a helping hand to visitors. It’s called Hospitality Wednesday and it’s simply their way of giving back to the industry workers. For the reduced rate of $35 at Highland Falls and Palm Valley and $25 at Eagle Crest, players can tee it up and save a little money at the same time. Click here for Golf Summerlin special Las Vegas golf deals. — By Bill Bowman. “We’re just looking to give something back to the people who
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Bear’s Best Vacations Allow Golfers to Take Best Shots at Nicklaus

LAS VEGAS, Nev. (Feb. 15, 2017)—Bear’s Best, a collection of 18 holes from an assortment of Jack Nicklaus’ best layouts in the West, is a course that gives new meaning to the word challenging. We’re talking about from start to finish. And when we say start and finish, it doesn’t get any better than the first and 18th holes at this pristine course.–By Bill Bowman Bear’s Best is 7,194 yards of golf that lets a player’s imagination run wild. Whether it’s the black-sand bunkers on the 4th and 11th holes courtesy of his Old Works Golf Course in Anaconda, Mont.,
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Weekly Night League at TaylorMade Golf Experience Includes Free Golf

LAS VEGAS, Nev. (Feb. 11, 2017)–OK, we get it. Sometimes you’re too busy during the day to play golf. And joining a golf league? There’s no way. Well, we’ve got the answer for you–TaylorMade Golf Experience’s Night Golf League. Play will take place on Tuesday nights starting Feb. 21 and will run for eight weeks. And you will get a free round of golf just for signing up. — By Bill Bowman. The Taylormade Golf Experience features a 9-hole golf course that is lit for nighttime play. It’s you and the golf course under the bright lights with the Las
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Trees Define Las Vegas National Golf Club Experience

LAS VEGAS, Nev. (Feb. 7, 2017)–If players are looking for a great golf challenge, they shouldn’t always look at the length of a course. Case in point: Las Vegas National Golf Club. At 6,721 yards, it’s far from a brute. But, add in fairways that are lined with tall and mature 60-year-old trees and you’ve got a course that’s not only beautiful, it’s downright tough. — By Bill Bowman. Las Vegas National Golf Club was designed by Bert Stamps and opened up for play in 1961. And while it’s a par-71 design, it plays just the aforementioned 6,721 yards from the
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Jack Nicklaus Vegas Course is Worth the Drive

LAS VEGAS, Nev. (Jan. 26, 2017)–Let’s face it: With more than 50 golf courses in Las Vegas to choose from, there has to be a good reason to drive a little out of the city to tee it up. Well, we’ve got two words for you: Jack Nicklaus. Located about 50 minutes north of Las Vegas is one of Jack’s newest endeavors, Coyote Springs Golf Club. — By Bill Bowman. If you’ve played Coyote Springs, which opened in 2008, chances are you’ve been back. If you haven’t made the trip, what are you waiting for? It’s a Nicklaus experience that defies
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Wolf Creek Golf Club Is One of Wildest Golf Rides Around

MESQUITE, Nev. (Jan. 16, 2017)–If you’re looking for that out-of-town golf adventure–one that is filled with challenges and dramatic views–there’s no better place to be than at Wolf Creek Golf Club in Mesquite, Nev., just an hour north of Las Vegas. But beware: Bring your ‘A’ game when you take on this beauty…it’s that challenging. — By Bill Bowman. How challenging? We’re glad you asked. Water comes into play early and often (on 10 of the holes, many times both off the tees and guarding the greens). And it’s not just a little pool of water here or there. Its monster-sized
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Golf Summerlin Offers Players Just What They Want

LAS VEGAS, Nev. (Jan. 8, 2017)—There is plenty to like when it comes to playing golf at the three Golf Summerlin courses located in northwest Las Vegas. Golf there is just three pure golf experiences. From Eagle Crest (a par-60 executive course) to Highland Falls and Palm Valley (both par-72 layouts) players will find tree-lined designed fun and enjoyable courses by Billy Casper and Greg Nash. And best of all–the three courses are located within minutes of each other. — By Bill Bowman. Whether you’re a visitor to Las Vegas or a resident, these three courses should be on your play
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