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.
Monthly Archives: January 2007
Rees Jones is known as the "U.S. Open Doctor", for his work at re-working aging golf courses in order to keep them up to the USGA's high standards. And he is annually named to golf's most influential lists. But what do a lot of people call him and ask him about? The Cascata Golf Club, one […]
The UNLV Rebels Mens Golf team won the PING Arizona collegiate, and junior CJ Gatto finished in fourth place.
Golf Magazine has named Mike Davis, Director of Instruction for Walters Golf Academy, as a Top 100 golf instructor in America. He received the "Top 100 Teachers Award" at a ceremony during the PGA of America Merchandise Show in Orlando, Florida. The award culminates a decade of dedication.
The nationally-ranked UNLV Men's Golf Team leads the PING Arizona Intercollegiate, with second-round play suspended.
The Southern Nevada Golf Association honored the 2006 Players of the Year in each division. Local Adam Tebbs, who plays college golf for Brigham Young University, led the way. The event was held at the exclusive TPC Summerlin.
In June of 1982 Las Vegas Founders was established as a non-profit corporation of citizens, interested in supporting and promoting the quality aspects of the Las Vegas community. They operated Las Vegas' PGA Tour event for many years prior to the Shriners taking over.
The Women's Southern Nevada Golf Association (WSNGA) is a voluntary non-profit organization founded to represent, promote, and serve the best interests of women's golf in Southern Nevada. The organization is the official representative of the United States Golf Association in Southern Nevada.
The Executive Women's Golf Association, Las Vegas Chapter, is the golf association for executive women.
The Revere at Anthem, the home of two Billy Casper/Greg Nash-designed championship golf courses, was recently honored by the Executive Women's Golf Association (EWGA). The Revere was one of 13 Troon Golf managed courses recognized for being "women friendly". Website.
Junior golf program leads the way for tournaments, clinics, more The First Tee of Southern Nevada, the leading youth golf organization that enriches lives and develops better citizens, ensures that participants learn the fundamentals of golf and its inherent values by providing accessible and affordable golf experiences including the skills curriculum based "Golf Fore Kids" […]
Las Vegas National Golf Club
Guess! Who Held the First Course Record at Las Vegas National Golf Club?
If you answered Arnold Palmer to the question in the headline, give yourself a pat on the back, and reward yourself by teeing it up at one of Las Vegas' most historic golf courses, Las Vegas National Golf Club.
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.
In an interview with AP Golf writer Doug Ferguson, Las Vegas resident Chris Riley, a former Ryder Cup player and winner on the PGA Tour, admits that he hit rock bottom last year at Q School after shooting an opening round of 83.
Fans are reaching out to Las Vegas resident and the PGA Tour's newest star Charley Hoffman. Emails are pouring in to PGATOUR.com, and Hoffman is the talk of the national media.
Video footage from a new television commericial is leaking out, and shows Tiger Woods spontaneously tackling an actor with an "Urlacher-esque" hit. Local physical therapist Keith Kleven has long said that Woods is one of the most athletic people he has ever seen. Tiger shows good form in the video. View the video here.
Dwaine Knight was recently named one of the most influential people in the Las Vegas golf community by VegasGolfer Magazine. The publication is writing about a few infuential people in every issue and Knight joins entertainer Danny Gans, instructor Butch Harmon and writer Jack Sheehan among others determined to be influential in Las Vegas golf.
Former UNLV Rebel and current Las Vegas resident Charley Hoffman won the PGA Tour's Bob Hope Chrysler Classic to earn his first PGA Tour victory. Two other Las Vegas golfers, Butch Harmon School of Golf Pro Sean Callahan and UNLV Rebel head golf coach Dwaine Knight, helped the colorful Hoffman find the winner's circle. Read […]
The UNLV Rebels golf team puts up big numbers, and there are four people behind the program that work together to make UNLV college golf's most sophisticated program.