Las Vegas Golfer Natalie Gulbis and Michelle Wie Pairing Full of Withdrawals

June 27, 2007 (UPDATE: 11 AM PST; June 28)–It's the best and worst of the golf world in the 8:06 AM pairing at Pine Needles at this week's US Womens Open. The pairing includes media darling Natalie Gulbis, and current media punching bag Michelle Wie. Gulbis seemingly never does anything wrong, and is loved by […]

Ted Robinson’s Design Philosophy Evident at Las Vegas Golf Courses Rhodes Ranch, Tuscany

  Tuscany June 24, 2007–Ted Robinson is one of the world’s most accomplished golf course architects, and he helped create both Tuscany Golf Club and Rhodes Ranch Golf Club, Las Vegas golf courses that are fun, challenging, and usually priced to provide good value to the golfer. Tuscany was named as the Best Bang for the […]

Playing Museum Golf and Being Flipped the Bird at Las Vegas Golf Course Royal Links

June 22, 2007–Royal Links Golf Club was created to honor the golf courses that have played host to British Open, and to the credit of designer Perry Dye and owner Bill Walters, it does a good job of capturing the feel and intrigue of what it just might feel like to play golf across the […]

Exber Wins Again on the Medalist Tour at Las Vegas Paiute Golf Resort


  Brady Exber June 20, 2007–Well, the ending of the Medalist Tour’s Paiute Classic at the WOLF course is the same as the first two events of 2007, but the story unfolded a bit differently. Brady Exber wins again … but this time he needed a two hole playoff to secure his latest victory and […]

TPC Canyons Best of Las Vegas Golf Courses at VegasGolfer Pro Showdown

June 21, 2007–The team representing TPC Canyons—Dan Hammel, Todd Hajduk, Jim Saub and Christine Fernandez—fired a seven-under-par total of 135 to beat 15 other teams in winning the 5th Annual VegasGolfer Pro Golf Showdown. The TPC Canyons’ victory snapped a three-year run of titles by Shadow Creek. Southern Highlands won the inaugural event. The team […]

Golfer Reggie Theus Named Kings Coach; Las Vegas Ties Strong


June 20, 2007–Reggie Theus was pretty much an NBA player while he was starring at UNLV, and he was one of the keys to a UNLV team that averaged more than 100 points per game while on its way to the 1977 NCAA Final Four. He was showtime all the way with all-star looks, look-away […]

Golfweek Recognizes Las Vegas Paiute Golf Resort as Top 10 Best You Can Play

The Las Vegas Paiute Golf Resort is again playing host to the ESPN National Golf Challenge

June 15, 2007–The Las Vegas Paiute Golf Resort is home to 54 holes of dramatic Pete Dye-designed golf, and recently Golfweek Magazine ranked the WOLF and Snow Mountain golf courses as some of the top Las Vegas golf courses you can play in Nevada. The WOLF came in at number nine on the list while […]

Arizona, California Golfers Win Las Vegas Founders Junior Golf Championship

Ryan Sheffer

June 15, 2007–At the 18th annual Las Vegas Founders Junior Golf Championship presented by Meadow Gold Dairy, consecutive birdies gave Ryan Sheffer of Tucson, Ariz., the lead he needed to finish the tournament with a 10-under-par 203 and take the championship title. Sarah Salvo of Glendale, Calif., won the girls division by one stroke by firing […]

Future Tour Players Compete In Las Vegas Founders Junior Golf Championship

June 13, 2007–Ryan Sheffer of Tucson, Ariz., and Tyler Weworski of Carlsbad, Calif., shot 4-under-par 67s in the first round of the 18th annual Las Vegas Founders Junior Golf Championship presented by Meadow Gold Dairy. In the Girls Division, Sarah Salvo of Glendale, Ariz. leads by one stroke after carding a 1-over-par, 72. Conducted by the […]

New Mexico State Golfer Matt Edwards Wins Las Vegas SNGA Golf Event


June 12, 2007–Matt Edwards, who played high school golf at Las Vegas' Coronado High School, will be a senior at New Mexico State University in the fall, and is readying himself for his final college season by playing in some events on the Southern Nevada Golf Association schedule. At the SNGA Championship played at Las Vegas […]

One Golfer Close to Life Changing, $2 Million Moment at Ultimate Game at Wynn Las Vegas


June 8, 2007–There are several golfers–including two Las Vegas golfers–bunched at the top of the leaderboard heading into the final round of the Ultimate Game at Wynn Las Vegas. Byron Smith set the pace, shooting 31-36—67, to lead Scott Piercy and Ken Jarner by one stroke entering the final day. The Ultimate Game at Wynn […]

Lee Trevino Ready For Drama at The Ultimate Game at Wynn Las Vegas Golf Course


June 6, 2007–Golf legend Lee Trevino will be in the Fox television booth talking and covering the Ultimate Game at Wynn Las Vegas, and will watch with the other millions on television booth while one of 12 golfers–including three with strong Las Vegas ties–collects the biggest winner's check in all of golf. $2 million will go […]

Las Vegas Golfer John Riegger Wins on Nationwide Tour After 290 Tries

Las Vegas' John Riegger becomes the latest resident to win a PGA Tour-sanctioned event

June 4, 2007–After 290 tries in PGA Tour-sanctioned events, Las Vegas pro John Riegger is in the winner's circle for the first time. The 43-year old Riegger, who lives in Las Vegas and plays a lot at TPC Summerlin, earned the title at the Lasalle Bank Open when he holed a treacherous, 20-foot birdie putt on the […]

Birdie Barrages Lead Las Vegas Golfers to Big Finishes at Memorial

June 4, 2007–Adam Scott kicked off the scoring barrage at the PGA Tour's Memorial by flirting with a score of 59, and recording eight birdies in nine holes during one stretch. Unfortuntately, he couldn't capitalize on his second-round 62 and fell back, finishing in a tie for fifth place. But fellow UNLV Rebel star Ryan […]

Las Vegas National Golf Club Summer Rates Make Las Vegas Golf Vacation Easy

June 2, 2007–Updated info: The summer value rates for Las Vegas National Golf Club–a Las Vegas golf course known for being the course of champions–have taken effect, and now Las Vegas golfers can enjoy this historic Las Vegas golf experience for less. Las Vegas National Golf Club Rates start from $59 for the twilight […]

Las Vegas Golfer Brandon Flowers Rocks the Hard Rock Las Vegas Summer Stage


June 7, 2007–A concert review and story on a golf website that is solely dedicated to Las Vegas golf? Well, when the front man for one of the world's biggest bands happens to be the cousin of a Las Vegas PGA Tour pro, Craig Barlow, and that front man is a golfer who played on his Las […]

Las Vegas Golf Star Adam Scott Flirts With 59 at PGA Tour’s Memorial; Shoots 62

June 1, 2007–Former University of Nevada, Las Vegas golf star Adam Scott surged at the PGA Tour's Memorial golf event. After a solid opening round 70, he then started the second round going 9-under through his first 12 holes with nine birdies including a stretch of five-in-a-row and eight out of nine holes. With six holes left to play, […]