UNLV Golfer Natasha Krishna Wins Major Australian Tournament


July 31, 2008–Natasha Krishna, a junior for the nationally-ranked UNLV Rebel Women's golf team, won the South Australian Stroke Play Championship, becoming the first player from New Zealand to capture the title. The event was played at Grange Golf Club in Adelaide, Australia, and Krishna survived a playoff to win. Krishna shot a final-round two-under […]

Las Vegas Golf Happenings: A Visit by Tom Fazio, Worthy Charity Events, a Big Win and More

July 30, 2008–Sometimes the amount of Las Vegas golf news that happens on a daily or weekly basis is overwhelming, and picking and choosing what to write about becomes a bit of a challenge. So with that in mind, we bring to you a bunch of Las Vegas golf news and information that is cool […]

Las Vegas Golfers Nick Becker and Kevin Tassistro Win Cleveland Golf Pro-Scratch at Angel Park


July 29. 2008–The Cleveland Golf Pro-Scratch golf tournament was played July 20-21 at Las Vegas' Angel Park Golf Club, and two Las Vegas residents, Nick Becker (L) and Kevin Tassistro (R) survived a playoff with fellow Las Vegas golfers Kenny Ebalo and Erik Nilsson to win. Becker, the pro, pocketed $2,500 while Tassistro earned $750 in […]

Video Proves That Bill Lunde Is a Champion and ‘Attitude Is An Amazing Thing’


July 28, 2008–If you are down today, or think the glass is half-empty or your theme for the week is "Life sucks and then you die,", you should probably take a cue from former UNLV Rebel Golf All-American Bill Lunde, who yesterday chipped in for birdie (click here to watch the video of the shot […]

This Las Vegas Golfer Went From National Champion to Desk Job to Nationwide Tour Leader

July 25, 2008 {BREAKING NEWS UPDATE: 3:00 PM PST, July 27} –Bill Lunde birdies final hole for first-ever Nationwide Tour win–click for championship story –How many players in the world have gone from playing in charity scrambles on a regular basis at Las Vegas golf courses to leading a tournament on the Nationwide Tour? The answer is exactly […]

Las Vegas Golfer Natalie Gulbis Spends Week As Defending LPGA Tour Champion at Evian Masters

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July 24, 2008–Natalie Gulbis is a resident of Lake Las Vegas Resort in Las Vegas, an area that is the home of three Las Vegas golf courses. She has played on U.S. Solheim Cup teams, been highly-ranked in the world rankings, and last year, broke through for her first LPGA Tour win at the prestigious […]

Ernie Els Plans Trip to Las Vegas Golf Course To Fine Tune Putting, Short Game

July 22, 2008–Ernie Els, the 5th-ranked player in the world, is heading to Las Vegas to work out some issues with his putter, the club that he says contributed to what he calls "A major of missed opportunities" in reference to last week's Open Championship at Royal Birkdale. Els will head to the Butch Harmon […]

Teams From All Over Hit Las Vegas for Cleveland Pro-Scratch at Angel Park Golf Club

July 19, 2008–Two-player teams made up of an amateur and a professional from several states will be in town this Saturday through Monday for the annual Cleveland Pro-Scratch Las Vegas golf tournament at Angel Park Golf Club, the home of two Arnold Palmer-designed Las Vegas golf courses. A total purse of $18,000 is on the […]

Royal Birkdale’s Brutal 6th Hole at British Open Can Be Played at Las Vegas Golf Course Royal Links

July 17, 2008–The old saying is that if you birdie a tough hole during a round, you've picked up a shot on the field. But when it comes to the 499-yard, par 4, 6th hole at Royal Birkdale, site of the 2008 British Open (click for up-to-date leaderboard), a birdie there and you darn near pick […]

Adam Scott, Craig Barlow, Alex Cejka Represent Las Vegas at ’08 British Open


July 14, 2008 (UPDATED 2:45 PST, July 18)–There are three golfers playing in the British Open–officially called The Open Championship–with deep ties to Las Vegas. First is Adam Scott, the former UNLV golfer who is the world's third-ranked player, and a pick by many to win his first major this week. Scott is making his […]

Capture the British Open Spirit at Las Vegas’ Royal Links Golf Club

The castle-like clubhouse welcomes golfers at Royal Links, where 3 holes from St. Andrews are replicated

July 10, 2008–The 2008 Open Championship at Royal Birkdale is less than a week away, and soon the world's best players will take on one of the toughest and most intriguing tests of golf on the schedule. Each of the major championships has a feel, but for our money, the British Open–officially dubbed the Open Championship–has the […]

Original Las Vegas Junior Golf Founder Back Involved as President of The First Tee

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July 9, 2008–For Joe Kelly, a longtime Las Vegas PGA of America professional who now operates the three Las Vegas golf courses at Golf Summerlin (pictured), giving back to the game of golf has been a lifelong pursuit. Kelly has managed and worked at several Las Vegas golf courses over the last few decades, and during […]

Las Vegas Pro Golfers Have Solid Weekend on Tours, Highlighted by a Brother and a Baby

July 7, 2008–There were names of Las Vegas golfers all over the final results of the PGA Tour and LPGA Tour over the July 4th weekend, including Tommy Armour III (grew up in Las Vegas, pictured) and Dean Wilson (resident), who finished in a tie for third at the AT&T National, while Alex Cejka (resident) finished in a […]

Las Vegas Golf Courses Rhodes Ranch and Tuscany Boast Ted Robinson Beauty, Playability

July 5, 2008–Las Vegas golf courses Rhodes Ranch Golf Club and Tuscany Golf Club are both designed by the late–but legendary–golf course architect Ted Robinson. The two courses are typical Robinson style with wide fairways that help keep errant shots in play, but offer plenty of challenge around the greens and on the par 3 […]