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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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Saving the Best Holes for Last in Las Vegas Golf

LAS VEGAS, Nev. (January 5, 2017)–We’ve recently shown you some of the best opening holes at Las Vegas golf courses (Bear’s Best, Las Vegas National and Wolf Creek). Now it’s time to show off three of the best closing holes in the Vegas area. These are three holes that can–and will–end your round dramatically. Now, whether that’s with a birdie or par (or one of those dreaded ‘others’) is all up to you and your shotmaking skills. —By Bill Bowman. A great closing hole will force players to think their way through the entire hole. Do I need to hit
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Jack Nicklaus Coyote Springs is Finest Golf Seclusion

Las Vegas, Nev. (Dec. 21, 2016)–There are more than 50 golf courses in the Las Vegas area that can be part of your Vegas getaway plans. Those plans may also include shopping, gaming, sightseeing or many other activities the bright lights of Vegas have to offer. Then there is the golf course that is the getaway. There’s just the golf course…that’s it, at least until the community grows up around it. There are no rides, no shops, no malls, no outside distractions. It’s just you and the golf course. Such is the case with Coyote Springs Golf Club. — By
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Play Three of Pete Dye’s Best at Las Vegas Paiute Golf Resort

LAS VEGAS, Nev. (Dec. 15, 2016)–Whether it’s escaping the hustle and bustle of holiday shopping or a getaway from too much time with the inlaws, there’s world-class golf opportunities aplenty that will soothe those jangled nerves at the Las Vegas Paiute Golf Resort. It’s the perfect time for players to check out how the mind of Pete Dye, one of the game’s design geniuses, works.–By Bill Bowman Dye has put his architectural brilliance on display not once…not twice…but three times at the Las Vegas Paiute Golf Resort, just northwest of Las Vegas. Click to the Las Vegas Paiute Golf Resort to make
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Holiday Gift Auction Features Vegas Golf Deals to Benefit SNGA

LAS VEGAS, Nev. (Dec. 15, 2016)—OK, you’re running out of time and options for that perfect holiday gift. It’s for someone special so it’s got to be unique…and it’s got to be impressive…and it’s got to be golf related. Well, relax, we’ve got you covered. Here’s the chance to bid in an auction for rounds of golf at three outstanding Las Vegas area golf courses: Royal Links, Canyon Gate Country Club and Falcon Ridge. And, don’t forget, you also treat yourself. –By Bill Bowman Receiving golf-related items as a gift is always a welcome joy when opening presents. Imagine the
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TaylorMade for one-stop golf on Las Vegas Strip

Las Vegas, Nev. (Dec. 9, 2016)–It looks like you’re trying to get a lot accomplished as the holidays close in. But, you’re running out of time. You want to play a quick round of golf or maybe put in a little practice time. But, you also want to get fit for that new driver and maybe grab some lunch and a drink. And you’ve got to do some last-minute gift shopping for friends and family. Well, the good news is there’s one spot, right on the Strip, where you can get all of that accomplished in one stop. Welcome to
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