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, golf platter. The playing of the 9th Annual Only Vegas Corporate Invitational brought to town many top-level meeting planners and other travel pros, who are responsible for bringing many groups to Las Vegas to play and do a little business.
The attendees were also guests of the varous hotels and other Las Vegas golf courses also sponsored the event, including TPC Las Vegas, The Badlands Golf Club, and Walters Golf. Walters Golf operates Royal Links Golf Club, Desert Pines Golf Club and Bali Hai Golf Club.
"We are proud to host this year's event at Rio Secco and Cascata … both courses have been named top 100 courses by major golf publications and we are proud of our reputation for providing an outstanding golf experience," wrote the world's number one golf instructor, Butch Harmon, in the welcome letter to attendees. Harmon operates the Butch Harmon School of Golf at Rio Secco Golf Club, where more than a dozen of the world's best Tour players hone their games.
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Designed by renowned golf course architect Rees Jones, Cascata opened in 2000 and is celebrated as one of the finest designs in the world. Only 30 minutes from the Las Vegas Strip, Cascata is the ultimate in privacy, luxury and uncompromising service. From the moment you arrive our accommodating staff is there to ensure you have an unforgettable day. Few places on Earth offer such extravagance.
About Rio Secco Golf Club
Rio Secco Golf Club was designed and built in 1997 by golf course architect Rees Jones. When Rio Secco opened in 1997 Golf Digest and Golf Magazine voted it among the top ten new courses. In 2007 Golfweek named it one of America's 100 Greatest Resort Golf Courses. It was also Voted the # 1 public access course in Nevada by the Las Vegas PGA membership poll along with many other awards. Rio Secco lays at the foothills of the Black Mountain Range 13.5 miles southeast of the Las Vegas Strip.
Both Rio Secco and Cascata are owned by Harrah's
This event was also sponsored by the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority