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2015 Shriners PGA TOUR Event To Open With Las Vegas Golf Hall of Fame Induction

Las Vegas Golf Hall of Fame 2015

Las Vegas, Nevada (June 7, 2015)–For the fourth consecutive year, the Las Vegas Golf Hall of Fame Night of Induction will be the first official event of PGA TOUR week in Las Vegas. The event is scheduled for Friday, October 16, at The Hill at TPC Summerlin and kicks off the annual Shriners Hospitals for […]

Two-For-One Tickets Available For Shriners Hospitals For Children Open, Vegas’ PGA TOUR Event

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Las Vegas, Nev. (May 28, 2015)–It’s never too early to plan for an exciting golf event. And when that event is the PGA Tour’s Shriners Hospitals For Children Open, that just adds to the entertainment value, especially when there are great deals to be had. The tournament, scheduled for Oct. 19-25, 2015, at TPC Summerlin, is giving […]

Golfer Up: Team Golf Concept Boosts PGA Junior League Golf In Las Vegas

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Las Vegas, Nevada (May 24, 2015)–There are a lot of media reports out there about the demise of golf. Well, this past Saturday at Boulder Creek Golf Club there was plenty of evidence to the contrary. About 190 Las Vegas area youth golfers, filling up 16 teams that represented 13 golf courses and country clubs, […]

UNLV Women Golfers Take Top Honors in Mountain West

Dana Finkelstein UNLV

UNLV senior Dana Finkelstein was selected as the Mountain West Golfer of the Year for the third consecutive year and freshman Harley Dubsky was named the MW Freshman of the Year, as the conference announced its 2014-15 individual awards at the conclusion of its championship at the Dinah Shore Tournament Course at Mission Hills Country Club on Wednesday. It […]

Australian Teenager Jack Trent Wins Southern Nevada Golf Association Major Title

Las Vegas, Nevada (April 12, 2015)–Jack Trent, a sophomore at Palo Verde High School, moved to Las Vegas from Australia to pursue golf full time. So far, so good. Trent put together a blistering opening round of 64 to win the Clark County Amateur, a major, by two shots over Zane Thomas. Trent is believed […]

Southern Highlands Golf Club To Host Andson Driving Education Charity Tournament

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Las Vegas, Nevada (April 8, 2015)–The prestigious Southern Highlands Golf Club is the place to be for the Driving Education Golf Tournament hosted by Andson on May 12. Southern Highlands is the official home course of the UNLV Golf team and is a past host to the PGA TOUR’s Shriners Hospitals for Children Open. The […]

UNLV Southern Highlands Collegiate Masters Shines Again as Texas Claims Trophy

Las Vegas, Nevada (March 12, 2015)–Year after year, the Southern Highlands Collegiate Masters shines as the top golf tournament on the collegiate golf schedule. The list of teams and players who tee it up at the pretigious Southern Highlands Golf Club during the UNLV golf home tournament reads like a who’s who of college golf […]

Southern Nevada Golf Association Announces Las Vegas Junior Golf Tour

Las Vegas, Nevada (March 9, 2015)–The Southern Nevada Golf Association (SNGA), the official arm of the United States Golf Association in the Las Vegas Golf Region, has announced the launch of the Las Vegas Junior Golf Association. According to the board and staff of the SNGA, the new tournament series will offer young golfers an […]

Best in College Golf to Play in Las Vegas During Southern Highlands Collegiate Masters

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Las Vegas, Nevada (March 5, 2015)–Many of the nation’s top collegiate golf programs and golfers will showcase their talent next week at the Southern Highlands Collegiate Masters. The event takes place Monday-Wednesday, March 9-11, at the prestigious Southern Highlands Golf Club in Las Vegas. The Rebels have won the home tournament seven times in the […]

Former Las Vegas Junior Golfer Mackenzie Mack Publishes Book, Gives Back to Game

Las Vegas, Nev. (Feb. 23, 2015)—It seems like it was just yesterday that Mackenzie Mack  was toiling in the fairways of Las Vegas golf courses as a high school student. Flash forward some 10 years and the transformation from a student looking for a path to follow to a woman leading others down a path […]

Pete Dye and Las Vegas Paiute Golf Resort Celebrate 20th Anniversary

Las Vegas, Nevada (February 23, 2015)–It's hard to believe, but it has been 20 years since the legendary golf course architect Pete Dye twirled his design magic and opened his first golf course in Las Vegas. But that is the case as the Snow Mountain course at Las Vegas Paiute Golf Resort celebrates 20 years as […]

Butch Harmon Wine Club Features Favorite Cabernet of World’s Top Golf Teacher

Las Vegas, Nev. (Feb. 20, 2015)—Butch Harmon, the world’s top golf instructor and the teacher to the stars, is teaming up with Broken Earth Winery to unveil the Butch Harmon Wine Club. Harmon, who is as passionate about the golf swing as anyone, has expanded that passion to wine. And you can join him, drink […]

Sold-Out Golf Channel Am Tour Duel In The Desert Showcases Pete Dye Courses at Las Vegas Paiute Golf Resort

Las Vegas, Nev. (Feb. 7, 2015)–OK, so you missed out on this year’s Golf Channel Amateur Tour’s Duel in the Desert Golf Tournament at the Las Vegas Paiute Golf Resort. The 432-player event was the fourth-straight sell-out. The timing is always perfect as the event takes place three days before Super Bowl Sunday. The two-person […]

Mountain West Video Highlights How UNLV Golf Is Pipeline to the PGA TOUR

Las Vegas, Nev. (February 2, 2015)–There’s usually one common denominator when it comes to the success of any program. When that program is the UNLV men’s golf team, that one common denominator is immediately obvious: Hall of Fame Head Coach Dwaine Knight. Check out the Mountain West video and you’ll see that this one man has […]

Good Golf Deeds Don’t Go Unnoticed In Mesquite, Nevada

Las Vegas, Nevada (January 25, 2015)–It's never too late to spread the good cheer that happens around the holidays. And there was plently of good cheer created in December in Mesquite, Nevada, a golf destination located about 77 miles north of Las Vegas. Golf Mesquite Nevada, a marketing co-op of championship golf courses and luxurious […]

Phil Mickelson Is Back on PGA TOUR but Isn’t The Betting Favorite at Humana Challenge

Las Vegas, Nev. (Jan. 21, 2015)—Hot golfers tend to rise to the top in the betting world…just look at this week’s Humana Challenge tournament as a prime example. Patrick Reed, who won the Hyundai Tournament of Champions on Maui two weeks ago, leads the betting odds at 12-1 according to odds released by GolfOdds.com. It […]

PGA TOUR Courses Play Host to SNGA Tournament of Champions: Former Ivy League Golfer Wins

Las Vegas, Nevada (January 15, 2015)–Max Marsico was a star high school golfer at The Meadows School in Las Vegas and then went on to become the captain of the University of Pennsylvania college golf team. Marsico is now back in Las Vegas and has put together two-straight wins in the Southern Nevada Golf Association […]

Butch Harmon Very Impressed With Golfweek Award of Las Vegas Golfer Brady Exber

Las Vegas, Nev. (January 5, 2015)—It’s true, Las Vegas golfer Brady Exber is an amateur. But don’t let that fool you. The man plays world-class golf. And he’s got the trophies and titles to prove it. But even with all of Exber’s accomplishments, there are two new ones that may top them all–British Senior Amateur […]

Golf Summerlin Las Vegas Courses Host Holiday Junior Event

Las Vegas, Nevada (December 21, 2014)–With the year winding down, many Las Vegas junior golfers are teeing it up at two of three Las Vegas golf courses in Golf Summerlin for their final tournament rounds of the year. The Summerlin Junior Championship, a tournament on the Southwest Junior Golf Tour, is being played at Palm Valley […]