Las Vegas is kind of like Kevin Bacon. No matter what, in some number of degrees, everything has some kind of tie or relationship with Las Vegas. You know, like the six degrees of Kevin Bacon theory. In this case, 2007 Masters Champion Zach Johnson was a member of the winning team of the made-for-television Wendy's […]
March 29, 2007–UNLV freshman Natasha Krishna was part of New Zealand team that finished fourth in the 29th Queen Sirikit Cup for the Amateur Ladies Asia-Pacific Invitational Golf Team Championship in 2007 which was played in the Philippines. Korea won the tournament with a three-round score of 414 (-18), followed by the Phillipines (434, +2), […]
March 28, 2007-The nationally-ranked UNLV Rebel Mens Golf Team won the prestigious Morris Williams Intercollegiate played at Austin Country Club in Austin, Texas, by six shots ahead of Tulsa and Texas A&M. It marked UNLV's second team title of the spring and the fifth top-five finish of the season. "We have had a chance to […]
The UNLV Rebel basketball team is playing in the NCAA sweet sixteen for the first time in 16 years, and several notable Las Vegas golfers are along for the ride. In fact, golf might have played the biggest role in the resurrection of the UNLV Hoops program. The story goes that the deal to bring […]
UNLV Rebel golf star, junior Jarred Texter, has been named Co-Golfer of the Month by the Mountain West Conference along with Colorado State player Aaron Weston. Texter had top 10 finishes a the PING Arizona Intercollegiate and the Burns Invitational in Hawaii.
The seventh-ranked UNLV Rebels Mens Golf Team entered the final round with the lead at the Burns Invitational but stumpled and finished second behind the University of Texas. The event was played at the Leilehua Golf Club in Hawaii. Rebel junior Jared Texter was the best UNLV finisher with his sixth place-finish.
The Southern Nevada Golf Association recently held the Las Vegas Review-Journal Golf Classic at Sunrise Vista Golf Club. Winners were determined in the Net, Senior Net and Senior Gross divisions.
Rhodes Ranch Golf Club, a Ted Robinson design, located minutes from the Las Vegas Strip in Southwest Las Vegas, was recently included as one of the Top 5 best golf values in Las Vegas. The list was compiled by GOLF Magazine and GolfOnline Course/Architecture Editor Joe Passov.
Tuscany Golf Club has been named Golf Magazines #1 Golf Course in Las Vegas in its annual BBQ (Best Bang for the Buck Quotient) rankings two years running. Tuscany is a Ted Robinson design located about 25 minutes from the Las Vegas Strip.
The Badlands Golf Club, designed by golf legend Johnny Miller, debuted in late 1995, and immediately had Las Vegas golfers buzzing. The course was tough, some say tortuous, but it was nothing like anybody had seen before. Dazzling, delicious, and dastardly desert golf had arrived in Las Vegas. And right now you can book complete […]
The private TPC Summerlin is the host course for the Justin Timberlake Shriners Hospitals for Children Open, played every October. In 1996, Tiger Woods won his first PGA Tour event, the Las Vegas Invitational, that was played on the course.
The first week of the PGA Tour’s 2007 full-schedule season has kicked off, and Paul Goydos is the first champion. One former Rebel with Las Vegas golf ties finished in the top 50, but the rest of the Las Vegas Golf Nation failed to make the cut, unless you count a few notable past Las Vegas […]
Las Vegas' best PGA club pros and a few Las Vegas golf courses were honored for excellence at an award event held at TPC Summerlin, home of the FRYS.com Open, the PGA Tour event held in Las Vegas.
Yes, Tito Ortiz–the Huntington Beach Bad Boy, arguably the biggestif not baddest name in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), got whipped by Chuck Liddell to end 2006, but since we dont think Chucky Boy is a golfer, Tito still retains his unofficial status as worlds toughest golfer.
The pro shop at The Revere at Anthem in Las Vegas was recently honored by Golf World Business Magazine as a Top 100 Golf Shop in the United States. The award comes on the heels of several other honors including a VegasGolfer Magazine award for best restaurant (Buckman's Grille), and Golf Digest recently rated the course 4.5 stars […]
If ever there was an aptly named golfer from Las Vegas, it was Monte Carlo Money. As a guy who qualified for three U.S. Opens, Money inevitably faced reporters in the Open press tent who thought his name had to be a ruse.
By Jeff Jensen, GLV Now contributor Designed by world renowned architect Ted Robinson, Rhodes Ranch Golf Club is highlighted by a series of treacherous par-3 holes. Masterfully designed, the holes feature lakes and streams, well placed bunkers and vary in length from the 191 to 227 yards. Finding a better set of par 3 holes […]
By Jeff Jensen, GLV Now contributor As experts on Las Vegas golf, we often hear about how far the Tuscany Golf Club and other select golf facilities are from the Las Vegas Strip. Contrary to popular belief, Tuscany is just a short drive. Jump on the 215 interstate and head east to Henderson and you […]
By Jeff Jensen, GLV Now contributor This article was written in 2007 and is outdated. Click now for up to date info on Tuscany Golf Club Tuscany and Rhodes Ranch Director of Golf Tom Vold faces a lot of daily challenges operating 36-holes of golf, but the longtime PGA Professional still keeps a positive […]