Las Vegas, Nevada (July 11, 2015)–Craig Barlow, who played the PGA TOUR for several years and currently plays on the Web.com Tour, is a true Las Vegas local, and is organizing the inaugural Craig Barlow Charity Classic slated for the prestigious Cascata, a luscious Rees Jones design. The first event will benefit Barlow’s stepson, who was recently diagnosed with cancer. Barlow is a member of the Las Vegas Golf Hall of Fame and a former Southern Nevada Golf Association Player of the Year. Teams of four players are $1,200 or individuals are $300. To reserve your team or more info email firstname.lastname@example.org. –By Brian Hurlburt
Nino was diagnosed with Peritoneal Carcinomatosis recently and treatment is expensive and grueling. As of this writing, Barlow is currently 59th on the Web.com money list as he attempts to earn back exempt status on the PGA TOUR. The top 25 on the final Web.com money list earn status for the 2015-16 season. Barlow who grew up in Las Vegas has always lent a helping hand to other charities so now the local golf community is helping his family.
Barlow graduated from Basic High School in Henderson and was a top-level tennis player prior to becoming a golf star. He qualified for the 1995 U.S. Open at Oakmont, which jump started his career, and has played in four additional U.S. Opens. He has played in 297 PGA TOUR tournaments during his career.
Cascata is owned and operated by Caesars Entertainment and was designed by the U.S. Open doctor, Rees Jones. The course is annually ranked in the Top 100 nationally and second in the state of Nevada, but is the favorite for many golfers. Visit the official Cascata website to view the course then come out and play to support a good cause and enjoy a special day of golf.