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Uplift Foundation of Nevada Golf Tournament Helping Area Youth Programs

Las Vegas, Nev., (Sept. 23, 2016)–There may be no better feeling in life than reaching out to help out those who may be a little less fortunate–especially kids. Well, here’s your chance to help out and get the opportunity to play a little golf in the process. It’s time to check out the Uplift Foundation Scholarship Golf Tournament at Las Vegas’ Desert Pines Golf Club on Oct. 29, 2016, which is set to host its 10th annual tournament. –By Bill Bowman The Uplift Foundation of Nevada www.upliftfoundation-nv.org/ was started in 2002 by members of the Kappa Xi Chapter of Omega Psi
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Caesars Entertainment Las Vegas Golf Packages Offer Luxury

  Las Vegas, Nev. (Sept. 20, 2016) –Sometimes you’re just looking for that luxurious getaway. And there may be no group better equipped to dole out top-notch elegance than Caesars Entertainment. Whether it’s an over-the-top resort stay (Caesars, Rio, Paris Las Vegas, etc.) or an out-of-this-world golf outing (Cascata, Rio Secco), Caesars has you covered. So grab your golf clubs and get ready for a life of pampering even if it’s just for a weekend. -By Bill Bowman We’ll start out at the properties. From Caesars Palace (3,960 rooms and suites) to Rio (2,520 rooms and suites) to Paris Las Vegas
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Arroyo, Siena Las Vegas Golf Packages Offer Great Values

Las Vegas, Nev. (Sept. 16, 2016)–Face it, for many people there’s nothing better than staying and playing in Las Vegas and enjoying Las Vegas golf packages. That also includes locals who like to get away and experience life on the Strip as well. And when you add in a little golf (a valuable part of the ‘playing’ portion of your getaway), you’ve just upped the entertainment value. And there’s no better time than right now to experience a Las Vegas stay-and-play that includes golf outings at the Arroyo Golf Club and Siena Golf Club. –By Bill Bowman The Arroyo GC
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Loyalty Program a Hit At Golf Summerlin’s Vegas Golf Courses

Las Vegas, Nev. (Sept. 9, 2016)—If you’re loyal to the golf course you love to play, it only makes sense that your golf course should be loyal to you. Well, at Golf Summerlin’s three golf courses, all designed by Billy Casper and Greg Nash, loyalty is the name of the game along with variety and value. –By Bill Bowman. For just $20, players can join the Loyalty Membership program at Eagle Crest, Highland Falls and Palm Valley. The membership card pays for itself right from the start with special low rates each and every round on the three courses (hence the
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Rio Secco Golf Club Offers VIP Executive Players Program

Las Vegas, Nev. (Aug. 25, 2016)–If you’re looking for that country club atmosphere on a luxurious golf course–one without the hidden costs and fees–Rio Secco Golf Club has a program that fits the bill. It’s time for golfers to check out the EPH (Executive Pass Holder) Program at the Rees Jones course located in the hills above Las Vegas. –By Bill Bowman. The EPH Program costs $5,000 and gives players unlimited golf for a 13-month period. And the better news is there are no cart fees or other added costs. Email wrightk@caesars.com  for more details or to sign up today.
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Tee Properly at Stunning Wolf Creek Golf Club in Mesquite, Nevada

Las Vegas, Nev. (Aug. 23, 2016)–It’s an easy question: How’s your golf game? We will help you answer that question once and for all as you tee it up at the stunning Wolf Creek Golf Club, a jaw-dropping golf experience located in Mesquite, Nevada, 77 miles north of Las Vegas. If you think you’ve got enough game to play on the Tour, this is the perfect course for you from the tips. If you think you’re a good player, but still want to be challenged, move up a couple sets of tees and this layout is still one that will challenge
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VIDEO: Las Vegas Golf Courses Bali Hai, Royal Links

Las Vegas, Nev. (Aug. 7, 2016)–Two themed Las Vegas golf courses, Bali Hai Golf Club and Royal Links Golf Club, are featured in this video from Walters Golf. Bali Hai is a South Pacific-themed course on the Las Vegas Strip while Royal Links was built to honor the great courses played during The Open Championship. Both are worth the play. –By Brian Hurlburt. From WaltersGolf.com: “Las Vegas is a golf mecca. Two of the best courses to get golf deals at while in Nevada for Golf are Royal Links Golf Club and Bali Hai Golf Club. Bali Hai Golf Club
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Las Vegas Paiute Golf Resort Courses Are Dye-Namic

Las Vegas, Nev. (July 25, 2016)–Take your pick of phrases: Whether it’s Dye-abolical or Dye-namic, it’s easy to get caught up in praise for the man behind the three amazing Las Vegas golf courses at the Las Vegas Paiute Golf Resort–world-renowned golf course architect Pete Dye. — By Bill Bowman. No matter the superlatives players may heap upon the resort, there’s no doubt about one fact: the 54 holes of championship golf at the resort are impressive and memorable. Oh, and don’t forget they are playable…for everyone. The golf courses– the Snow, Sun and Wolf courses–will challenge players as well
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Jack Nicklaus’ Bear’s Best Las Vegas Lives Up to Name

Las Vegas, Nev. (July 20, 2016)–If you’ve been playing golf for any amount of time, chances are you’ve played a Jack Nicklaus golf course or two. But, there is one layout that is one of Jack’s best–and most distinctive–courses. In fact, it’s not your ordinary golf course by any stretch of the imagination. It’s Bear’s Best Las Vegas and it’s a one-of-a-kind layout that players won’t soon forget.  –By Bill Bowman Nicklaus has designed more than 350 courses world-wide including three others in the Las Vegas area: Reflection Bay and the private SouthShore Golf Club at Lake Las Vegas along
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Hidden Gem is Best Way to Describe Las Vegas Golf Course Cascata

Las Vegas, Nev. (July 15, 2016)—There are times where the phrase ‘hidden gem’ is thrown around too much. Well, at Las Vegas golf course Cascata, both terms, hidden and gem, fit perfectly. And this Rees Jones designed masterpiece is hidden in plain sight … on the top of a mountain. –By Bill Bowman. From the time players wind their way up to the 27,000 square foot clubhouse that is Cascata until they leave the property, they will be pampered. The course is a par-71, 7,137-yard jewel located high atop mountains just outside of Boulder City. And once players drive through
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Bali Hai Golf Club is Sweet Golf on the Las Vegas Strip

Las Vegas, Nev. (July 6, 2016)–Las Vegas is known for its glitz and glamour. Whether it’s the posh hotel/casinos, the elegant dining establishments or the world-class shows, expect over-the-top experiences every day and night. It’s the same with some of its finest golf courses…like Bali Hai Golf Club.–By Bill Bowman Bali Hai is a Schmidt/Curley designed layout. Reaching 7,002 yards from the tips, the course is a tree-lined, lush masterpiece. And the ambience in and around the course is just as impressive. Start with seven acres of water features, add in 4,000 trees along the fairways and top things off
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SNGA Triple Crown Amateur Features DragonRidge, SouthShore, Southern Highlands

Las Vegas, Nev. (June 30, 2016)—If you’re not a member of the Southern Nevada Golf Association, you’re missing out on great golf on great courses with great camaraderie. Well, there’s no time like the present to get involved, especially with the 2016 Triple Crown Amateur Championship right around the corner. This amateur tournament will be played on three of the top golf courses in Las Vegas. –By Bill Bowman. The three-day event is scheduled for July 17-19 at three area golf courses. And these aren’t your ordinary courses. Here’s your chance to play rounds of golf at DragonRidge Country Club, SouthShore
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Las Vegas TaylorMade Golf Experience Is Complete Golf Immersion

Las Vegas, Nev. (June 25, 2016)—If you’re looking for that all-around golf experience in Las Vegas, whether you’re a resident or a visitor, the TaylorMade Golf Experience definitely lives up to its name. And for those of you visiting our city, it’s located right on the south end of the famed Las Vegas Strip. –By Bill Bowman Whether you’re looking for lessons, club fittings, practice sessions, a round of golf or a quick bite to eat (complete with a beverage or two), the TaylorMade Golf Experience has it all. And then some. Start out with the 113-stall, two-tiered practice facility. Players
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Harmon, Fowler Teaming Up To Give One Fan an Ultimate Golf Experience

Las Vegas, Nev. (June 8, 2016)–OK, picture this: Rickie Fowler and Butch Harmon are walking down the first fairway at the 2017 Farmers Insurance Open Pro-Am. But wait, who’s that person walking with them? Well, it’s you…if you’re the winner of the Experience Counts With Rickie Fowler Sweepstakes. (farmers.com/experience-counts). –By Bill Bowman That’s right, the winner of the sweepstakes, presented by Farmers Insurance along with Golf Digest, will be center stage with two of golf’s premier ambassadors–world class instructor to the stars Butch Harmon and top-10 PGA Tour player Rickie Fowler. Harmon’s famed instruction is always on display at the
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Texas Golfer Wins Mesquite, Nevada, Golf Amateur

Mesquite, Nev. (June 6, 2016)–Mesquite Gaming, owner of Casablanca Resort-Casino-Golf-Spa and Virgin River Hotel/Casino/Bingo, presented the annual Mesquite Amateur, a five-day, 54-hole, net and stoke play golf tournament Monday, May 30 – Friday, June 3. Marking its 14th year, the tournament boasted seven courses with challenging styles of desert, arroyo, vista and canyon play. New this year, Mesquite Amateur has partnered with the Southern Nevada Golf Association to handle handicaps and scoring. – By Brian Hurlburt. Nick Page of Montgomery, Texas, took home the coveted trophy for the annual Mesquite Amateur tournament presented by Mesquite Gaming. Page shot a championship round 77 net 64. The three-day tournament saw
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Las Vegas Golf Course Spotlight: Rio Secco Golf Club

Las Vegas, Nev. (May 27, 2016)–Sometimes it’s the little things that make a golf course stand out. At Las Vegas’ Rio Secco Golf Club, those little things are the four par three holes that turn a great layout into a breath-taking challenge. This 18-hole Rees Jones design plays over, around and through canyons but it’s the par threes that definitely leaving lasting impressions. So today’s Las Vegas golf course spotlight is Rio Secco Golf Club. — By Bill Bowman. Once players get on the course, they will see this layout for what Jones designed it to be: a tough, yet playable, 18
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Topgolf Las Vegas Is Largest Like It in the World

Las Vegas, Nev. (May 21, 2016)–Topgolf has become a phenomenon worldwide, and now the latest opening for the company comes in Las Vegas, just behind the MGM Grand resort and among the glitter and lights of the Las Vegas Strip. Topgolf Las Vegas is said to be the largest and “most over-the-top” Topgolf facility in the world. It officially opened this week. — By  Brian Hurlburt. Golf Digest called it the “most insane driving range ever” but this Topgolf is much more than a range. It features hundreds of televisions, including four huge screens at the end of the hitting area,
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Play Las Vegas Golf Hall of Fame Classic Pro-Am at Cascata

Las Vegas, Nev. (May 13, 2016)—When you talk about a Hall of Fame, you’re talking about the very best a sport has to offer. It’s no different with the Las Vegas Golf Hall of Fame and the Las Vegas Golf Hall of Fame Classic Pro-Am. The 2016 event will again be held at the Rees Jones-designed Cascata, one of Las Vegas’ top golf courses that has been rated as Top 100 in America. Now the public is invited to play with some of Vegas’ golf greats. –By Bill Bowman The 2016 Hall of Fame Classic will be held on Monday,
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Golfweek Best of Nevada List Features Cascata

Las Vegas, Nev. (May 2, 2016)—Cascata, an 18-hole golf masterpiece designed by Rees Jones, has been named one of Nevada’s best courses in the Golfweek’s Best: State-by-State Courses You Can Play, 2016. It is one of 10 Nevada golf courses to make the Golfweek list. If you haven’t checked out the course, maybe it’s time. The experts have spoken so without farther ado, Golfweek Best of Nevada Cascata. –By Bill Bowman Cascata, which is ranked No. 2 on the list right behind Shadow Creek, is owned and operated by Caesars Entertainment. It is located just north of Boulder City, 30 minutes
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Wanted: Las Vegas PGA TOUR Event is Seeking Volunteers

Wanted: Las Vegas PGA TOUR Event is Seeking Volunteers Las Vegas, Nev. (April 22, 2016)—The Shriners Hospitals for Children Open, the Las Vegas PGA TOUR event, is looking for a few good men, women and kids to volunteer to help out with the tournament, scheduled for Oct. 31-Nov. 6 at TPC Summerlin. This is your chance to get up close and personal with some of the best golfers in the world while helping a wonderful cause. –By Bill Bowman. The defending champion of the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open is Smylie Kaufman. Each year, about a dozen pros with ties
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