March 31, 2007–Former University of Nevada, Las Vegas golfer Adam Scott was picked by Golfweek writer Jeff Babineau as the man who will become Australia's first champion of The Masters. In an issue that featured an overall article about the state of the game in Australia, Scott was one of several Aussies picked by different writers […]
March 29, 2007–UNLV freshman Natasha Krishna was part of New Zealand team that finished fourth in the 29th Queen Sirikit Cup for the Amateur Ladies Asia-Pacific Invitational Golf Team Championship in 2007 which was played in the Philippines. Korea won the tournament with a three-round score of 414 (-18), followed by the Phillipines (434, +2), […]
IN 2010, Erica Blasberg committed suicide. She is deeply missed. Erica Blasberg In the Golf Plus section of the March 26, 2007, Sports Illustrated Baseball Preview Issue, the SI staff evaluated several LPGA player websites. Las Vegas residents Natalie Gulbis and Erica Blasberg were at the top of the list. Gulbis plays out of Las Vegas […]
March 28, 2007–The UNLV men's golf team moved up to No. 6 in the nation in the latest edition of the Golfstat rankings after winning the team title at the Morris Williams Intercollegiate on Tuesday.
March 28, 2007-The nationally-ranked UNLV Rebel Mens Golf Team won the prestigious Morris Williams Intercollegiate played at Austin Country Club in Austin, Texas, by six shots ahead of Tulsa and Texas A&M. It marked UNLV's second team title of the spring and the fifth top-five finish of the season. "We have had a chance to […]
Charley Hoffman Has Las Vegas resident and former UNLV Rebel golfer Charley Hoffman turned in his Rebel Red for University of Nevada Wolfpack Blue? Hoffman, who won the Bob Hope Chrysler Classic earlier this year, is one of several PGA Tour stars who have shared their NCAA brackets with PGATOUR.com. And one of Hoffman's final […]
March 26, 2007–Natalie Gulbis, Erica Blasberg and Kim Hall, all LPGA players who live in Las Vegas, missed the cut over the weekend at the Safeway International. Lorena Ochoa won the event.
March 26, 2007–Four PGA Tour pros with Las Vegas ties played in the CA Championship over the weekend, with Dean Wilson, a fairly new Las Vegas resident, leading the way with a 16th place finish, earning $87,333 and 420 FedEx Cup Points.
March 26, 2007–Tiger Woods is on a hot roll. One that's lasted about a decade, and shows no signs of cooling. When Tiger finally dispatched Brett Wetterich over the weekend to win the CA Championship, a World Golf Championship event, it marked his 77th win as a professional. His first PGA Tour win came at […]
There are hundreds of PGA of America professionals at golf courses in Las Vegas, and work is underway for this large group to get more involved at every level of golf in Las Vegas. Matthew Grobe, Las Vegas Chapter, Southwest Section PGA, President, says many pros are reaching out to local organizations to make a bigger, […]
The Valley View Golf Club is a recognized member of the Western States Golf Association, a respected organization with a long history of promoting the game of golf. The Valley View Golf Club holds a large tournament schedule at Las Vegas Golf Courses and surrounding courses, assists with a substantial junior golf program, and volunteers for […]
The UNLV Rebel basketball team is playing in the NCAA sweet sixteen for the first time in 16 years, and several notable Las Vegas golfers are along for the ride. In fact, golf might have played the biggest role in the resurrection of the UNLV Hoops program. The story goes that the deal to bring […]
All Las Vegas Golfers can be custom-fitted for Callaway Golf products TODAY Saturday, March 17, at Callaway Golf Center. The Callaway Golf Tour Fit Van is making a stop in town, and the Callaway Tour technicians will be on hand to give free fitting sessions to local Las Vegas golfers or visitors in town for […]
Buddy Allin earned more than two million dollars playing on the PGA Tour and what was then the Senior PGA Tour (now Champions Tour). But he was never enamored with the life of a PGA Tour player "It's a me-me game (for touring pros). I hated that." Allin told Golfweek columnist James Achenbach a few months before […]
Da Sol Chung The UNLV Lady Rebels Golf Team have become one of the better teams in the country since the program debuted less than a decade ago. The Rebels have been ranked in the top 20, currently are number 30 as ranked by Golfweek and have competed in the NCAA Finals and have been conference […]
Henderson resident and 8-year PGA Tour veteran Craig Barlow hit a ball out of a divot on the 13th hole of the PODS Championship, and the injury forced him to the sidelines. He finished the first round of the event, but woke up the next morning and felt "sharp, stabbing pain" while warming up on […]
The UNLV Mens Golf Team recently finished fourth in their home tournament, the Southern Highlands Collegiate Championship, and the pollsters must have been impressed because the team is now ranked number six in the latest installment of the Golfweek rankings.
UNLV womens golf shot two-under as a team on Friday, improving by 13 strokes in the second round, moving into a tie for fifth place after two rounds of the UNLV Spring Invitational, which is being played at Boulder Creek Golf Club, a terrific course located in Boulder City, a short drive from Las Vegas.
In a previous headline, we at GolfLasVegasNow.com claimed "Florida Sucks for Las Vegas Golf PGA Tour Pros." Well, two of them are proving us wrong and have made the cut at the PODS Championship being played in Florida, and are battling for Top 15 finishes, or better.
The UNLV Rebel Mens Golf Team hosted the Southern Nevada Collegiate over the weekend, and after the first round they were in dead last. They were 20 strokes behind UCLA. Rebel Head Coach Dwaine Knight demanded better play and the Rebels responded with the low round of the second day. And they put another decent round together in […]