Celebrity Sightings: Stephanie Louden, Bill Engvall Tee It Up on Las Vegas Golf Courses

Former Las Vegas resident Stephanie Louden is ready for the 2010 LPGA Tour season.

August 31, 2008–LPGA Tour star and Las Vegas native–she recently moved to Texas with husband Mike–Stephanie Louden was back in town recently and teed it up with her Dad, Larry, at Jack Nicklaus' Bear's Best Las Vegas. Louden is a very active member of the LPGA Tour Executive Committee where she currently serves as Vice President. […]

PGATOUR.com Gives the Scoop on the Las Vegas Golfers Playing Deutsche Bank

August 29, 2008–There are several Las Vegas golfers in the field of this week's Deutsche Bank Championship FedEx Cup PGA Tour Playoffs event, and every one of them better hit on all cylinders if they want to keep advancing as the stakes go higher. PGATOUR.com Chief Correspondent Helen Ross filed a report on the chances of […]

Bounceback Deals With Las Vegas Golf Courses Rhodes Ranch and Tuscany

Las Vegas rhodes ranch golf

August 28, 2008–Las Vegas golf courses Tuscany Golf Club and Rhodes Ranch Golf Club are both fun Ted Robinson designs that feature his trademark challenging par 3 holes, and wide fairways where you can find and hit it, even if you hit it a bit crooked. And the two are sister Las Vegas golf courses […]

Las Vegas’ Scott Piercy Wins Again; Other Vegas Golfers Challenge


August 26, 2008–The Nationwide Tour is quickly becoming the proving grounds for several Las Vegas golfers. In the last month or so, three Nationwide Tour events have been won by golfers who live in Las Vegas, one by former UNLV golf All-American Bill Lunde, and two–with his win over the weekend at the Northeast Pennsylvania Classic–for […]

Las Vegas Golf Hall of Famer Brady Exber Joins ‘The Club’


August 23, 2008–Brady Exber has won just about everything an amateur golfer in the Las Vegas area can win. He's won multiple (8 at last count) Southern Nevada Golf Association Player of the Year awards, several major Southern Nevada amateur golf tournaments, a couple Nevada State Amateur titles, and he is already a member of […]

Intercontinental Golf Team Challenge World Finals Coming to Las Vegas Golf Courses in 2009

August 22, 2008–For the last 10 years, a team of Las Vegas amateur golfers representing the United States have played a team of amateur golfers from the UK in an event known as the Transatlantic Team Challenge. The series was tied 5-5, with the UK team winning earlier this year at the event that took […]

News and notes: PGA Tour Playoffs, U.S. Amateur, Wendy’s 3-Tour, Vegas Golf Deals

August 20, 2008–As usual, there is an abundance of news surrounding Las Vegas golf courses, Las Vegas golf pros and Las Vegas golf events, so without farther ado, here is another round of news, notes and anecdotes from the world of Las Vegas golf. Stories include several Las Vegas pro golfers competing in the FedEx Cup, the PGA Tour Playoffs; […]

Las Vegas PGA Fall Expo Golf Show to Feature Latest Gear, More

Johnny Miller's Badlands Offers a Free Ride!

August 15, 2008–While the 2008 PGA Fall Golf Expo in Las Vegas isn't open to the general public, it still will affect what you will be buying, seeing and playing in your area golf retail store or golf shop and clubhouse. According to organizers, the event is seeing a surge in attendance and hundreds of golf […]

Las Vegas Golf Courses Offer Motorcoach Transportation for Group Tournaments

August 13, 2008–OB Sports, the operators of several Las Vegas golf courses inlcuding Angel Park Golf Club (pictured) and The Legacy Golf Club, is now offering two motorcoaches to groups who book Las Vegas golf events at the courses. The buses, dubbed Angel 1 and Angel 2, are offerred as added value to groups. "In a competitive market we […]

Southern Team Ready for Silver Cup at Las Vegas Golf Course Painted Desert


August 12, 2008–Las Vegas golf course Painted Desert Golf Club is the host site for the 2008 Silver Cup, an annual, Solheim Cup-style team golf tournament that features the team from the Northern Nevada Women's Golf Association competing against a team from the Women's Southern Nevada Golf Association. Painted Desert Golf Club is a fun, challenging, […]

Second Las Vegas Golfer in Three Weeks Wins Nationwide Tour Event

Las Vegas' Scott Piercy rolls in Phoenix

August 11, 2008–The depth of talent in Las Vegas of those golfers playing professional golf just keeps getting deeper and deeper. A couple weeks ago, Bill Lunde, whose career seemed over at about this time last year, won a Nationwide Tour event, and in the process almost clinched his exempt status on the PGA Tour […]

Las Vegas Golfer Scott Piercy Going Seriously Low on Nationwide Tour


August 10, 2008 (BREAKING NEWS-3:30 PM) Piercy wins event by two strokes, more to come—Scott Piercy learned the game on various Las Vegas golf courses, and the 29-year old who has been playing the Nationwide Tour this year–and the occasional PGA Tour event–is going seriously low at the Preferred Health Systems Wichita Open, a Nationwide […]

PGA Village Coyote Springs: Las Vegas’ Western Golf Home of the PGA of America

Jack Nicklaus' Coyote Springs is a must play

August 9, 2008–With the PGA Championship, the major for the true pro, being played, the thoughts here at Golf Las Vegas Now wandered to about 50 miles north of the Las Vegas Strip, to PGA Village Coyote Springs. The new area is now the western home of the PGA of America, the organizers of the PGA Championship. PGA Village Coyote Springs […]

Checking Out the Holes of Las Vegas’ Painted Desert Golf Club


August 7, 2008–Painted Desert Golf Club is seemingly a Vegas original. This golf course, designed by the esteemed Jay Morrish, was the first, true desert golf course in the Las Vegas area, and has enjoyed cool moments like hosting the Nevada Open tournament and being the site of PGA Tour star Robert Gamez' course record round […]

Four Golfers To Be Inducted Into Las Vegas Golf Hall of Fame Including Tommy Armour III

August 4, 2008–Committee members of the Las Vegas Golf Hall of Fame are working to promote and honor some of the great Las Vegas golf history by inducting four new members into the newly-named Las Vegas Golf Hall of Fame. PGA Tour champion and record holder Tommy Armour III, legendary Las Vegas PGA of America professional Jerry […]

Justin Timberlake Las Vegas PGA Tour Golf Event Going Big Time

August 2, 2008–Looking in from the outside, it appears Justin Timberlake, one of the world's reigning superstars, dives into each new project with dedication and commitment. Just this year he has hosted ESPN's ESPY awards, appeared in a movie, toured, played in the Golf Digest U.S Open Challenge at Torrey Pines, and, oh yeah, jumped […]