Category Archives: Las Vegas Hot Pick of the Day

Hot picks from Las Vegas golf courses.

Las Vegas Golf Course Spotlight: Rio Secco Golf Club

Las Vegas golf course spotlight

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 […]

Topgolf Las Vegas Is Largest Like It in the World

Topgolf Las Vegas

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 […]

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 […]

Golfweek Best of Nevada List Features Cascata

Las Vegas tee times 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. […]

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 […]

Golf Weather Is Perfect Time to Play Siena, Arroyo in Las Vegas

Play Siena, Arroyo in Las Vegas

Las Vegas, Nev. (April 15, 2016)–April and May are pretty much mostly picture perfect for playing golf in Las Vegas and to play Siena, Arroyo in Las Vegas. Two sweet Las Vegas golf courses to add into your playing rotation are Siena Golf Club and Arroyo Golf Club. Both offer fun, challenge and Vegas golf […]

Golf Fest Vegas Returns to TaylorMade Golf Experience May 6-7

Golf Fest Vegas returns

Las Vegas, Nev. (April 9, 2016)–Golf Fest Vegas returns to the TaylorMade Golf Experience Friday and Saturday, May 6 and 7. The major show brings together major club companies and offers blowout deals on equipment, apparel and more. Plus other exhibitors offer specials and there will be food and drink specials all day and night in […]

Bob May Day, 24 Hours of Golf at Las Vegas’ TaylorMade Experience

Bob May Day

Las Vegas, Nev. (March 31, 2016)–TaylorMade Golf Experience is billed as the #1 Golf Destination in Las Vegas and this weekend and next week will again prove it. It is PING Bob May Day at the facility this Saturday, April 2, and golfers can meet and get custom fit by the PGA TOUR legend. Then […]

Still Time to Think Young, Play Hard During Golf Digest Vegas Event

Golf Digest Vegas Event

Las Vegas, Nev. (March 24, 2016)–It’s about that time to go golf VIP in Vegas during the second-annual Think Young, Play Hard Golf Digest Invitational in Las Vegas at Las Vegas golf courses Bali Hai Golf Club and Royal Links Golf Club. This mega Las Vegas golf tournament takes place April 21-24, 2016, so there […]

Remembering a Day With Arnold Palmer at Red Rock Country Club

Arnold Palmer at Red Rock Country Club

Las Vegas, Nev. (March 17, 2016)–It was a beautiful spring day about 16 years ago when the King, Arnold Palmer, spent about 30 minutes posing for the cover of VegasGolfer Magazine, the publication co-founded by this writer. Palmer was jovial and took all the time needed for the photo shoot, which occurred on the same […]

Support UNLV PGM Program and Play Las Vegas PGA TOUR Course

UNLV PGM Program

Las Vegas, Nev. (March 13, 2016)–What a great opportunity that takes place on April 11 in Las Vegas. You can both support one of the top programs at UNLV and play the host course for UNLV’s PGA TOUR event, the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open. The event benefits three scholarship endowments for the UNLV Professional […]

Chimera Golf Club Las Vegas Features New Vibe, Amenities

Chimera Golf Club Las Vegas

Las Vegas, Nev. (March 5, 2016)–Chimera Golf Club Las Vegas, formerly Tuscany Golf Club, has a new look, feel and vibe since new ownership took over about a year or so ago. At the course is a nice and intriguing Ted Robinson golf course which is a pleasure to play, but the new staff and owners […]

Play Epic, VIP Las Vegas Golf Digest Invitational Now

Las Vegas, Nev. (Feb. 26, 2016)–There is still time to reserve your spot in the VIP Think Young, Play Hard Las Vegas Golf Digest Invitational in Las Vegas April 21-24, 2016. This is a tournament that you don’t want to miss and combines on-the-course action at Royal Links Golf Club and Bali Hai Golf Club […]

A Day in the Life of Former UNLV Golfer Andres Gonzales

Andres Gonzales

Las Vegas, Nev. (Feb. 21, 2016)–They call him half-man, half-amazin’, and his is one of the most unique characters on the PGA TOUR. Andres Gonzales is a former UNLV golfer and is sponsored by Callaway Golf. Recently, VICE Sports followed him around for a day in the life. And, as they say, you will have […]

Southern Nevada Golf Association Honors Best Players

Southern Nevada Golf Association honors
Southern Highlands Golf Club

Las Vegas, Nev. (Feb. 7, 2016)–It was awards night for the Southern Nevada Golf Association honors last week at Rio Secco Golf Club. The annual Player of the Year awards were handed out in addition to some other special awards given to people and organizations. Heading the way was Edward Fryatt, the 2015 Championship Division […]

Royal Links Caddies Bring Vegas Golf Experience to Life

Royal Links caddies

Sit back and take a moment to think about the first thing that comes to mind about The Open Championship and the golf lore in the old country. What that is for this writer are images of the greatest players in the game’s history hitting memorable shots and creating indelible moments that will withstand the test […]

Paiute Vegas Courses Earn Top 50 Status on GolfAdvisor.com

Paiute Vegas Courses

Las Vegas, Nev. (Jan. 27, 2016)–There are three Pete Dye signature Las Vegas golf courses at the Las Vegas Paiute Golf Resort. Today comes word that each of them have been included on the GolfAdvisor.com 2015 list of the top 50 golf courses in the United States as determined by avid golfers and more than […]

Rees Jones Shares Memories of Las Vegas’ Rio Secco, Cascata

Rees jones

Las Vegas, Nev. (Jan. 23, 2016)– Rees Jones, the U.S. Open Doctor, has designed some of the best courses in the world in addition to helping renovate several U.S. Open courses, hence the nickname. But Jones has also designed two of the best Las Vegas golf courses, Cascata and Rio Secco, and he says no […]

Sign Up Today for Las Vegas World Golf Amateur

Las Vegas World Golf Amateur

Las Vegas, Nev. (Jan. 16, 2016)–There’s still time to register for the Las Vegas World Golf Amateur tournament that is to be played Feb. 22-26 in the ultimate golf destination of Las Vegas.  The tournament combines Vegas action off the course with golf action on the course. The event is organized by the Southern Nevada […]

New Butch Harmon School Dates Open to All Golfers

Butch Harmon school dates

Las Vegas, Nevada (Jan. 11, 2016)–Butch Harmon has been ranked as America’s best instructor in a Golf Digest poll for too many years to count, and he works with some of the top Tour pros in addition to everyday golfers. As an everyday golfer, the perfect way to have a chance to work with Harmon, […]