NBA All-Star weekend burned brightly and the world was watching. And Las Vegas golf courses were right in the middle of the action. The All-Star Celebrity Golf Classic hosted by Athletes in Action was played at Dragonridge Country Club and had several celebs and sports stars teeing off at the Jay Moorish/Dave Druzisky private course tucked in the hills above the Las Vegas valley. Football players Aaron Glenn and Jonathan Ogden, actor Kevin Sorbo, comedian Dennis Miller and former NBA star Spencer Haywood were just a few of the notables.
DragonRidge Country Clud is a past host of Tiger Jam and also the Wendy's Three-Tour Challenge, and recently went private.
The NBA All-Star weekend combined with the Chinese New Year is making the weekend of February 16-18, 2007, the biggest in the history of Las Vegas.
Other celebrities known to play golf while in Las Vegas that are in town this weekend include DL Hughley, Michael Jordan, Charles Barkley, Greg Anthony, George Gervin, Scottie Pippen and many others.
Las Vegas golf courses include Las Vegas National Golf Club, Painted Desert, Rio Secco Golf Club, Bali Hai Golf Club, Royal Links, The Revere at Anthem, The Badlands Golf Club, Las Vegas Paiute Golf Resort and Tuscany Golf Club.