Rhodes Ranch, Tuscany Courses Part of Las Vegas Golf Authority

April 29, 2008–Two very enjoyable golf courses in Las Vegas are Rhodes Ranch Golf Club and Tuscany Golf Club. These Las Vegas golf courses–both Ted Robinson designs–boast his typical, playable style: wide fairways and large greens, plus very few forced carries and beautiful water features. But be careful, the par 3's are a challenge, and you'll […]

Las Vegas Golfers Adam Scott, Ryan Moore–former Rebels–Duel in PGA Tour Playoff

April 28, 2008–Ryan Moore was what Adam Scott could've been had he elected to finish out his entire collegiate golf career at UNLV instead of only playing for 1.5 seasons under Hall-of-Fame coach Dwaine Knight. But Scott (pictured) is what Moore aspires to be now that both are PGA Tour players. Scott–so far–has accomplished much more as […]

UNLV’s Eddie Olson Wins Conference Crown; Team Finishes Fifth

UNLV's Eddie Olson is one of many great players at the Masters of College Golf

April 26, 2008–The UNLV Rebel golf team finished fifth at the 2008 Mountain Conference Golf Championships, but sophomore Eddie Olson (pictured) won the tournament, and three Rebels were named to the All-Conference Team. Joining Olson–who fired a three-round total of 4-under par, 209 to win by three strokes–on the team were junior Seung-Su Han and senior Matt […]

Player of the Month Leads UNLV Mens Golf Into College Golf Postseason


April 24, 2008 (UPDATED 5 PM PST) –The UNLV Mens Golf Team tees off today in the Mountain West Conference Tournament at the Tucson National Golf Club in Arizona, with play going through Saturday. The Rebels are led by senior Matt Kinsinger (pictured), who was named MWC Player of the Month last week. "He is playing very […]

Tiger Woods, Van Halen Help Raise $1.5 Million at Tiger Jam Golf Event in Las Vegas


April 21, 2008–Tiger Jam XI is in the books, and more than $1.5 million is reported to be going to the Tiger Woods Foundation. Celebrities attending the event that included golf at Las Vegas resort course Cascata were Dwayne Wade, Alonzo Mourning, Dr. J, Kristi Yamaguchi and Dancing With the Stars partner Mark Ballas, Jason Sehorn, Scott […]

Wounded Golfer Tiger Woods Still Jams in Las Vegas

April 20, 2008–There he was in Las Vegas at the Mandalay Bay Events Center for Tiger Jam XI, the world's greatest golfer, on crutches, working his way through the crowd on the arena floor while legendary rockers Van Halen were doing their thing on stage. Yes, a little more than halfway through the show, Tiger Woods–recuperating from knee […]

Former UNLV Lady Rebel Sunny Oh Wins as a Pro; Team Chases Conference Title


April 19, 2008 (UPDATED APRIL 20)–Sunny Oh became the first former UNLV women's golfer to win a professional event, as she won the Bright House Networks Open this past weekend. Oh, playing on the Duramed Futures Tour, shot a final-round 69 (-3) for a three-round total of five-under 211, which had her tied for first with […]

Boom! That sound is the $195 billion impact of golf in the US

This article was originally published by In Business Las Vegas April 16, 2008– "Sex is like money, golf and beer – even when it's bad, it's good," Jimmy Williams. Anytime the word billion is thrown around, you obviously know you’re talking about something substantial. It’s a strong word, and when it comes to money, a […]

Las Vegas Golf Course Desert Pines Gives Players a Warm, Fuzzy

April 15, 2008–I have to be honest with you. For awhile, I wasn't the biggest fan of Las Vegas’ Desert Pines Golf Club. I'm not sure what it was, and why this Las Vegas golf course didn't give me a true warm, fuzzy. Maybe it was the back-to-back fairways that seemed just a bit too […]

Only Vegas Golf Tournament Highlights Vegas, Golf, Business Mix

April 12, 2008–Las Vegas is the world's most exciting golf destination, as VegasGolfer Magazine calls it, and we here at GolfLasVegasNow.com simply say we are the Ultimate Golf City. And for four days this past week, the city and two of its best Las Vegas golf courses were handed to meeting platters on a silver, […]

Las Vegas Golfers Watney, Scott Play Masters; Butch Harmon Busy

April 11, 2008 (UPDATED 4-14)–There are two official Las Vegas golfers in the field of the 2008 Masters, but several more players with ties to Las Vegas are in the mix. Adam Scott, the former UNLV player and student of Butch Harmon, finished in a tie for 25th, while Nick Watney (pictured), another Harmon protege and […]

Rocker Bret Michaels Says Make Love, Not Golf at Las Vegas’ Angel Park Golf Club

April 6, 2008–Angel Park Golf Club is the home of two Arnold Palmer-designed Las Vegas golf courses, a lighted par 3 course, and an all-grass putting course, among other nice golfing amenities. It is billed as the "World's Most Complete Golf Experience", and now after a segment for the VH-1 Rock of Love with Bret […]

Earth, Wind, Fire Rock Black Tie at Las Vegas’ Southern Highlands Golf Club

April 4, 2008–Earth, Wind and Fire is sweeping through Southern Highlands Golf Club, the final golf masterpiece created by the father/son design duo of Robert Trent Jones, Jr. and Sr., iconic golf architects on the worldwide stage. The nationally-ranked course, that elegantly mingles within the Southern Highlands community, is home this weekend to the Governor's Black […]