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Las Vegas Golf Musings: Campbell’s Ryder Cup First Tee Jitters; Courses in Best Shape; Celebs

September 17, 2008–Musings from the world of Las Vegas golf this week include former UNLV All-American Chad Campbell playing for the U.S. in the Ryder Cup this weekend and reliving his first-tee jitters; Las Vegas pros making a mark on the Nationwide Tour and soon-to-be PGA Tour; a few Las Vegas golfers attemtping to qualify for the LPGA Tour; celebrities committing to play in events on Las Vegas golf courses; and we remind golfers of the world that the end of September through the rest of the year is when Las Vegas golf courses are in the best shape due to the
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Las Vegas Golfers to Vie for OB Sports Team National Championship

September 10, 2008–OB Sports is a golf course management company that operates three Las Vegas golf facilities that total four 18-hole Las Vegas golf courses, a lighted par 3 course, and one of the few all-grass putting courses in the world. And for the second year, the national company is holding the OB Sports Team National Championship to determine the best team from several of the company's golf courses, including the three Las Vegas golf courses, Angel Park Golf Club, The Legacy Golf Club, and Aliante Golf Club (pictured). Eight-player teams from the courses will compete against 10 other teams
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Pete Dye’s Las Vegas Paiute Golf Resort Full of Beauty, Good Conditions, and Challenge

September 7, 2008–Pete Dye twirled his design magic three times at the Las Vegas Paiute Golf Resort, Las Vegas golf's only 54-hole golf facility that is home to the Snow Mountain, Sun Mountain and The WOLF Las Vegas golf courses, all designed by the legendary Dye. The Las Vegas Paiute Golf Resort is located about 30 minutes from the Las Vegas Strip, a few miles outside the northwest area of town, but because of the distance away, these courses are set in a pristine and quiet setting. There are no houses to be seen, and it's just you, your friends and your golf
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NYTimes.com Writer Boasts about Las Vegas Golf Course The Chase

September 3, 2008–Las Vegas golf course The Chase at PGA Golf Club Coyote Springs is located about 50 minutes north of the heart of the Las Vegas Strip, and according to NYTimes.com writer Joe Passov, it is worth the trip. This Las Vegas golf course opened to the public earlier this year, and is a stunning visual design that blends very well into its desert surroundings. "This is a wonderfully low-key Jack Nicklaus design, with fast, undulating greens, an array of strategically deployed tattered-edge bunkers and just enough bells and whistles in the form of lakes, waterfalls and mountain views to lure potential home buyers
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Intercontinental Golf Team Challenge World Finals Coming to Las Vegas Golf Courses in 2009

August 22, 2008–For the last 10 years, a team of Las Vegas amateur golfers representing the United States have played a team of amateur golfers from the UK in an event known as the Transatlantic Team Challenge. The series was tied 5-5, with the UK team winning earlier this year at the event that took place at Las Vegas golf courses Canyon Gate Country Club, Las Vegas Paiute Golf Resort, Bali Hai Golf Club and Desert Pines Golf Club (pictured). Now a new format will debut for this event that is newly dubbed the Intercontinental Golf Team Challenege and the World Finals
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PGA Village Coyote Springs: Las Vegas’ Western Golf Home of the PGA of America

August 9, 2008–With the PGA Championship, the major for the true pro, being played, the thoughts here at Golf Las Vegas Now wandered to about 50 miles north of the Las Vegas Strip, to PGA Village Coyote Springs. The new area is now the western home of the PGA of America, the organizers of the PGA Championship. PGA Village Coyote Springs is home to Jack Nicklaus' newest Las Vegas golf course, The Chase, and plans for the area are visionary and ambitious. The Village is a part of the larger Coyote Springs, a new "city" being created from the desert, and plans for the completed project call
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Checking Out the Holes of Las Vegas’ Painted Desert Golf Club

August 7, 2008–Painted Desert Golf Club is seemingly a Vegas original. This golf course, designed by the esteemed Jay Morrish, was the first, true desert golf course in the Las Vegas area, and has enjoyed cool moments like hosting the Nevada Open tournament and being the site of PGA Tour star Robert Gamez' course record round of 62. Painted Desert Golf Club is 18 holes of kinder, softer desert golf with generous fairways and non-death defying carries from tee box to fairways and greens. And you can now view the holes of Painted Desert Golf Club including the official signature hole
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Royal Birkdale’s Brutal 6th Hole at British Open Can Be Played at Las Vegas Golf Course Royal Links

July 17, 2008–The old saying is that if you birdie a tough hole during a round, you've picked up a shot on the field. But when it comes to the 499-yard, par 4, 6th hole at Royal Birkdale, site of the 2008 British Open (click for up-to-date leaderboard), a birdie there and you darn near pick up TWO shots on the field. And during an agonizing first round, Las Vegas golfer Adam Scott did just that, getting him to one-under par and into the lead for the moment. The 6th hole at Birkdale has been captured and nearly replicated at Las
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Las Vegas Golf Courses Rhodes Ranch and Tuscany Boast Ted Robinson Beauty, Playability

July 5, 2008–Las Vegas golf courses Rhodes Ranch Golf Club and Tuscany Golf Club are both designed by the late–but legendary–golf course architect Ted Robinson. The two courses are typical Robinson style with wide fairways that help keep errant shots in play, but offer plenty of challenge around the greens and on the par 3 holes. View the official photo gallery of Rhodes Ranch Golf Club now.
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Las Vegas Golf Courses Share PGA Tour ‘THE PLAYERS’ Feel

May 8, 2008–With THE PLAYERS Championship underway at TPC Sawgrass in Florida, our mind wandered to how some of the best Las Vegas golf courses share the feel and style of the PLAYERS' site. TPC Sawgrass is a sister course to Las Vegas golf courses TPC Las Vegas (resort) and TPC Summerlin (private). All are owned and operated by the PGA Tour and are where the pros play, while Sawgrass designer Pete Dye has twirled his design magic three times here in the Las Vegas desert with the three Las Vegas golf courses at the Las Vegas Paiute Golf Resort (pictured). Dye recently added to
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Las Vegas Paiute Golf Resort Hosts FullTiltPoker.net World Series of Golf

May 5, 2008–Outdated article. The Las Vegas Paiute Golf Resort is the home of three world-class Pete Dye golf courses, and beginning May 12, this Las Vegas golf facility will be the site of an event that pits players who have anted up $10,000 each against each other in a golf format that simulates Texas Hold 'em Poker. The last golfer standing will earn the $250,000 first prize. Notables scheduled to tee it up this year include several members of Team Full Tilt such as Phil Ivey, Allen Cunningham and Chris "Jesus" Ferguson, in addition to other notables like former NFL
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Rhodes Ranch, Tuscany Courses Part of Las Vegas Golf Authority

April 29, 2008–Two very enjoyable golf courses in Las Vegas are Rhodes Ranch Golf Club and Tuscany Golf Club. These Las Vegas golf courses–both Ted Robinson designs–boast his typical, playable style: wide fairways and large greens, plus very few forced carries and beautiful water features. But be careful, the par 3's are a challenge, and you'll need to pay attention to ball position. Both Rhodes Ranch and Tuscany are part of several other Las Vegas golf courses that can be found at lasvegasgolfauthority.com, a website operated by the PGA of America pros who manage the Las Vegas golf courses. You can
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Las Vegas Golf Course Desert Pines Gives Players a Warm, Fuzzy

April 15, 2008–I have to be honest with you. For awhile, I wasn't the biggest fan of Las Vegas’ Desert Pines Golf Club. I'm not sure what it was, and why this Las Vegas golf course didn't give me a true warm, fuzzy. Maybe it was the back-to-back fairways that seemed just a bit too close together, or maybe it was because of my personal struggles with the putter and the Desert Pines greens were just a bit too slick and tough. Poor me. Whatever the case, over the last couple of years, my opinion has done a complete reversal,
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Only Vegas Golf Tournament Highlights Vegas, Golf, Business Mix

April 12, 2008–Las Vegas is the world's most exciting golf destination, as VegasGolfer Magazine calls it, and we here at GolfLasVegasNow.com simply say we are the Ultimate Golf City. And for four days this past week, the city and two of its best Las Vegas golf courses were handed to meeting platters on a silver, golf platter. The playing of the 9th Annual Only Vegas Corporate Invitational brought to town many top-level meeting planners and other travel pros, who are responsible for bringing many groups to Las Vegas to play and do a little business.
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Where to Play Golf in Las Vegas? Find out at GolfLasVegasNow.com!

March 24, 2008–Las Vegas blossomed into one of the best golf destinations in the world several years ago, having gone from about 10 or 15 golf courses in the 1980's to the more than 50 that dot the area today within a few miles of the world famous Las Vegas Strip. And here at GolfLasVegasNow.com we offer direct access to many of the official websites and tee time sheets of the best Las Vegas golf courses (like, Royal Links, pictured) that guarantee the best rates, offering you inside knowledge and Las Vegas golf vacation and rates information, plus educating you
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Las Vegas Golf Marketing Man Honored by American Junior Golf Association

March 12, 2008–Las Vegas golf marketing man Kris Strauss, from OB Sports, operators of several Las Vegas golf courses, has been honored by the American Junior Golf Association for his work in securing media and exposure for several of the organization's events, including the Las Vegas Founders Junior Am played at Las Vegas' Angel Park Golf Club, home of two 18-hole Arnold Palmer-designed Las Vegas golf courses, the Mountain and the Palm. He was honored by the American Junior Golf Association at its Annual Meeting with the 2007 “Media Leader Award”. The Media Leader award is typically given to the
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Johnny Miller’s Las Vegas Golf Course Badlands Place to Be

February 26, 2008–The Badlands Golf Club, one of two Las Vegas golf courses operated by the award-winning Troon Golf, is 27 holes of Johnny Miller and Chi Chi Rodriguez Las Vegas golf decadence. Miller describes the course as an "E Ticket Ride at Disneyland" while some who play it curse it for its thorough desert golf challenge. But many love the course for its desert intrigue, and when you score well at this Las Vegas golf course, you will have earned it. And there are always things happening at The Badlands including demo days, the prestigious ESPN Golf School headed by
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New RioSecco.net Features Las Vegas Golf Packages, Tee Times, T-Mate Photos!

February 15, 2008–Rio Secco Golf Club is one of two Las Vegas golf courses (Cascata is the other) designed by Rees Jones, often referred to as the "Open Doctor." In addition, the Las Vegas golf course is home to the world-famous Butch Harmon School of Golf (you never know when you will bump into Adam Scott, Natalie Gulbis or other big-time pros), and also the T-Mates, the sexy golf hosts that are now prowling the 18 holes at Rio Secco Golf Club on a daily basis. And recently riosecco.net, the official website, re-launched and features video, photos, direct links to Las
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