LIVE SCORING: Party Boy Tommy Armour III Leads Las Vegas Pros at Byron Nelson

April 27, 2007–Tommy Armour III, one of the most flamboyant PGA Tour pros in the history of the game, was in the top 40 after the first round of his adopted home state event, the EDS Byron Nelson Championship in Irving, Texas. Armour III, who dresses flashy and parties even flashier, annually throws a pre-tournament bash […]

PGA Tour Stuns Las Vegas Founders With Announcement of New Las Vegas Host Organization

April 24, 2007–UPDATED STORY. 11:00 AM PST. The PGA Tour announced that the Las Vegas Founders, the host organization for the PGA Tour's Open, are out and the Shriners Hospitals for Children are in, effective immediately. The announcement was posted on before the paid staff of the Las Vegas Founders were made aware of the change, […]

Ted Robinson’s Tuscany Golf Club Beauty Captured Through the Lens

Las Vegas Tuscany Golf Club beauty

  Tuscany Golf Club June 13, 2007–Sometimes, it seems, the Tuscany Golf Club is the forgotten member of the Las Vegas Golf Course Community. But these 18 holes are truly memorable for those that play them, and Tuscany offers some of the best deals found in all of Las Vegas golf, especially if you take […]

University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) Golf Lady Rebels Championship Streak Ends

April 22, 2007–Three times in a row the Lady Rebels of UNLV golf had won the Mountain West Conference tournament championship, but that streaked end at the hands of TCU over the weekend in St. George, Utah. TCU was the champion, but the Enrada at Snow Canyon golf course was the true victor as TCU was […]

LIVE SCORING: Former UNLV Player Plummets With Final Round 79 at Zurich

April 21,2007–Charley Hoffman, a member of UNLV's 1999 National Championship golf team, was tied for fourth after two rounds of play at the Zurich Classic of New Orleans. He trailed leader Mark Caclcavecchia by only two shots. Earlier this season, Hoffman won the Bob Hope Chrysler Classic for his first PGA Tour win. But a […]

University of Nevada, Las Vegas Womens Golf Team Looks for 4-Peat


Natasha Krishna April 19,2007–UNLV opens postseason play and will be attempting to win its fourth-straight title as the Mountain West Conference Championships began April 19 in St. George, Utah. The Rebels have won the last three league titles and are attempting to become the second team in MWC history to win four league crowns in […]

385th Time the Charm For Skip Kendall, a former University of Nevada, Las Vegas Golfer


April 16, 2007–Kudos to The News weekly golf columnist Jeff Jensen for being the first Las Vegas golf media person to recognize former UNLV Rebel golfer Skip Kendall on winning the Nationwide Tour's Chitimacha Louisiana Open presented by Dynamic Industries. The win broke a streak of 384 PGA Tour-sanctioned events without a win for Kendall, who […]

Las Vegas Golf’s Brady Bunch: SNGA President Leads the Points (again)


  Brady Exber April 14, 2007–Brady Exber is to Southern Nevada Golf Association championships and Las Vegas golf what Roger Federer is to tennis. Yeah, we could've used a Tiger Woods analogy here, but now that Mr. Woods has lost the Masters, we're a little disappointed in him. Anyway, through the first couple of tournaments […]

Lake Las Vegas Resort Resident Gulbis’ Final Round 80 Ends Her Chances For First Win at GINN

April 13, 2007–Lake Las Vegas Resort resident Natalie Gulbis broke out of somewhat of a slump at the GINN Open in Florida, the LPGA Tour event played April 12-15. Gulbis opened with a solid 69 and then followed up that solid round with two more to be in solid contention heading into Sunday. But a […]

Play All Day Starting In May For One Rate at Las Vegas Paiute Golf Resort

April 13, 2007–The Las Vegas Paiute Golf Resort is offering a special deal to all players from May 28-September 2, 2007. Any golfer who pays a $125 rate can play unlimited golf for the rest of the day. The deal begins for tee times from 11 AM on, and both the Sun and Snow Mountain golf courses can be interchanged.

TPC Canyons LPGA Tour Pro Erica Blasberg Gives Back To Hometown

In happier times, Blasberg was an All-American at Arizona and a LPGA Tour player

April 12, 2007–In 2010, Erica Blasberg committed suicide. Sher is deeply missed. Erica Blasberg, a fairly new resident to Las Vegas and who plays out of Las Vegas golf course TPC Canyons, recently hosted the 2nd Annual Erica Blasberg Corporate Challenge in her hometown of Corona, California. The event supports her foundation, The Foundation for […]

Cascata: The Las Vegas Golf Experience of a Lifetime

April 11, 2007–Cascata Golf Club was called "Golf's Hidden Treasure" by Sports Illustrated when it opened, and they also called it one of the toughest tee times to secure in all of golf. These days, the Harrahs-owned and Rees Jones-designed Las Vegas golf course is open to all willing to pay to play ($350-500), with other […]

LPGA Tour Player Kim Hall Chooses Las Vegas Paiute Golf Resort As Home Course

Kim Hall

  Kim Hall April 10, 2007–Kim Hall, a former teammate of fellow Las Vegas resident and LPGA Tour player Stephanie Louden, is playing and practicing out of the Las Vegas Paiute Golf Resort, the home of three Pete Dye-designed championship golf courses. The facility has won multiple awards, including Best Overall Experience in the VegasGolfer […]

Masters Vegas Golf Tie: Champ Johnson Beat Natalie Gulbis at Reflection Bay

Las Vegas is kind of like Kevin Bacon. No matter what, in some number of degrees, everything has some kind of tie or relationship with Las Vegas. You know, like the six degrees of Kevin Bacon theory. In this case, 2007 Masters Champion Zach Johnson was a member of the winning team of the made-for-television Wendy's […]

Las Vegas Golf Course Bali Hai Golf Club Compared to Shadow Creek

Las Vegas bali hai golf club

April 9, 2007–In the most defining article ever written about the evolution of Las Vegas golf, writer Roger Graves talked with seemingly every major architect who has etched his handiwork in the Southern Nevada desert including Jack Nicklaus, Arnold Palmer, Billy Casper, Pete Dye, Tom Fazio and others. The article appeared in VegasGolfer Magazine in […]

College Roomies Play Masters Together; Vegas Golf’s Wilson Calls Course Setup ‘Disappointing’

Dean Wilson is looking to win his second PGA Tour event

  Dean Wilson April 8, 2007–Dean Wilson moved to Las Vegas a few years ago, but before his days of living and golfing in our so called "sin city" he lived in Utah, playing college golf at BYU with eventual Masters champion Mike Weir. The two were roommates and best friends. Back then, they never even […]

1970 Masters Champion Man Behind Las Vegas Golf’s Revere Golf Club

Vintage Billy Casper

April 7, 2007–The man Johnny Miller once called "the most underrated golfer of all time" co-designed Las Vegas golf course the Revere Golf Club with master golf architect Greg Nash. Billy Casper, winner of the 1970 Masters, worked with Nash to design the 36 holes of desert golf intrigue (the Lexington and Concord courses) at the […]

Womens So. Nev. Golf Association Holds Qualifier on April 16

The Womens Southern Nevada Golf Association will hold its annual Silver Cup qualifier on April 16 at Las Vegas National Golf Club. The top five net and gross scorers will join 10 other team members as the Silver Cup team that represents the Las Vegas golf valley in the annual Silver Cup matches against players from the Northern Nevada Womens […]