March 22, 2009--Las Vegas continues to be recognized as a quality golf destination, as several Las Vegas golf region courses have been saluted by Golfweek for excellence on the esteemed publication's Best of Lists. Tom Fazio's Shadow Creek Golf Club is listed at number 10 on Golfweek's Best Modern (post 1960) list and the private Southern Highlands Golf Club is at number 75. On the Best of Nevada public-access list, there are 13 Las Vegas golf courses listed among the best 15 golf courses in the state, including nine Las Vegas golf courses that are official partners of GolfLasVegasNow.com and that have direct access from this website.
Shadow Creek, operated by MGM Mirage, tops Golfweek's Best of Nevada, followed by the Rees Jones-designed Cascata (pictured), one of three Las Vegas golf courses operated by Harrah's Golf. Rio Secco Golf Club, another Harrah's Las Vegas golf course designed by Rees Jones, is at number 11 in the state. Other Las Vegas golf courses in the listing are Wolf Creek Golf Club (3), a stunning golf course located in Mesquite (77 miles north of the Las Vegas), Wynn Golf and Country Club (5), Reflection Bay Golf Club at Lake Las Vegas (6), Bear's Best Las Vegas (8), Las Vegas Paiute Golf Resort--Wolf Course (9), Boulder Creek Golf Club (12), TPC Las Vegas (13), Las Vegas Paiute Golf Resort--Snow Mountain (14), and Bali Hai Golf Club (15).
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Reflection Bay Golf Club is the crown jewel of the Lake Las Vegas Resort community and is a Jack Nicklaus design with five holes playing along the waters of Lake Las Vegas. The course is a past host of the Wendy's 3-Tour Challenge. Bear's Best Las Vegas is a compilation of several of the favorite holes designed by Jack Nicklaus, as picked by the Golden Bear himself. The Las Vegas Paiute Golf Resort is the home of the only three Pete Dye-designed Las Vegas golf courses including Wolf and Snow Mountain courses that were recognized in the state best of list.
Boulder Creek Golf Club is located in the small city of Boulder City, and is about 30 minutes from the Las Vegas Strip. TPC Las Vegas is a past host of of events on both the Champions Tour and PGA Tour, and is where the Pros Play in Las Vegas. Current PGA Tour and LPGA Tour stars who live in Las Vegas play and practice at TPC Las Vegas. Bali Hai Golf Club is one of three Las Vegas golf courses operated by Walters Golf, and brings tropical golf to the Las Vegas Strip. Beautiful holes shadowed by hundreds of palm tress welcome golfers to this Las Vegas golf course that is located adjacent to the Mandalay Bay on the south end of the Las Vegas Strip.