Golf News

Las Vegas Golf Show To Feature Vendors, Contests, Las Vegas Golf and Tennis

Las Vegas, Nevada (September 1, 2015)–The inaugural Las Vegas Golf Show hits Cashman Center this weekend, September 5-6, and will feature a variety of exhibitors from golf courses to junior golf associations to Las Vegas Golf and Tennis, Las Vegas’ local golf retailer. The catch of the show is that many Las Vegas golf courses are undergoing overseeding during this time and the show is a way for Vegas golfers to get their golf fix over the weekend. For more, visit GolfShowVegas.com. –By Brian Hurlburt. Special features of the show, according to organizers, will be celebrity appearances, stage presentations, golf demonstrations,
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Under Armour Signs Long Term Deal with Vegas PGA Fashion and Demo Experience

Las Vegas, Nevada (August 14, 2015)–The brand that two-time 2015 major champion Jordan Spieth is repping is coming to Las Vegas in style. Execs with both Under Armour and the PGA of America Fashion and Demo Experience both announced that the brand will be exhibiting at the show through 2018. The 2015 show kicks off August 17-19, and features a demo day at Cascata Golf Club plus a large indoor show at The Venetian. –By Brian Hurlburt “We are pleased to announce that Under Armour is continuing its longstanding tradition of PGA Show participation with a multi-year agreement,” said PGA
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FlightScope, TaylorMade Golf Experience On Display During World Golf Skills Challenge in Las Vegas

Las Vegas, Nevada (August 14, 2015)–The hype is over and the World Golf Skills Challenge is hitting Las Vegas this weekend. There are several events planned surrounding the inaugural event, and FlightScope technology and the world-renowned TaylorMade Golf Experience are a part of the golf education and event platform. FlightScope, a world leader in the development and manufacturing of sports technology, announced today that its Xi launch monitors will be used to track players’ data and performance as they are tested on a variety of skills during the World Golf Skills® Challenge on August 15 that takes place at the TaylorMade
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UNLV Golf Showdown Highlights Nevada State Match Play Championship Final

Las Vegas, Nevada (August 9, 2015)–The prestigious Nevada State Match Play Championship was played at TPC Las Vegas last week, the final duo who competed for the title were a former UNLV Rebel golfer and a current UNLV Rebel golfer. Edward Fryatt, a 3-time UNLV All-American who went on to play the PGA TOUR prior to getting his amateur status back recently, went up against senior A.J. McInerny. A.J. won the title 3 and 1. –By Brian Hurlburt McInerney will be a senior at UNLV Golf this fall. He played in six tournaments as a junior during the 2014-15 season,
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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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