Las Vegas Golfer Nick Watney Fires Career Round at PGA Tour’s FBR Open

January 31, 2009–Don't look now, but the PGA Tour is being overtaken by players who live or have lived in Las Vegas. The leaderboard following the second round of the FBR Open being played in Phoenix is crawling with Las Vegas pros, including residents Nick Watney, who fired a 63 and is the leader, and […]

Vegas Photographer Remembers That It’s Good To Be The King For Butch Harmon


January 28, 2009–Long before Butch Harmon, the World's Best Golf Instructor, opened up the Butch Harmon School of Golf at Las Vegas golf course Rio Secco Golf Club, he was the personal pro for true royalty, Morocco's King Hassan II. Then he became the personal pro for true golf kings Greg Norman and Tiger Woods, among others. […]

Charley Hoffman’s Karma Meter Full As He Begins PGA Tour Season

January 27, 2009 (UPDATED Jan 30) —Charley Hoffman is the PGA Tour player with the blonde surfer hair and carefree attitude. His clothing line logo–apparel can be purchased online at–features a silhouette of Hoffman swinging and hair flowing. But behind the 'flow' is a solid golfer who was a member of the 1998 UNLV Golf NCAA […]

Las Vegas PGA Tour Pros Ask: Dude, Where’s My Golf Clubs, Tee Times?


January 23, 2009–Everybody has a day at work when things don't go quite right. You open up the briefcase before a meeting to find the key business proposal has been forgotten; the morning traffic makes you late for the company get together; or it rains on a day when business golf is sheduled! It's no […]

Las Vegas PGA Tour Teacher’s 59 Belts Brings Style to Golf

Trevor Derrheim's '59' belt buckles have added style to the wardrobes of many pro golfers

January 18, 2009–Trevor Derrheim is one of Las Vegas' best teaching pros and has ties to top Las Vegas golfers such as PGA Tour players Ryan Moore and John Riegger, and top amateur A.J. McInerny. But Derrheim is also making his mark with 59 Belts, a customized belt buckle company based in Las Vegas that caters to top pros and everyday players. […]

Former Rebel Adam Scott Living Golf Life at Ultimate Level

January 15, 2009–Adam Scott arrived as a young freshman on the campus of UNLV in 1998, the season after the UNLV Men's Golf team won the NCAA Championship. Scott was a huge recruit for the Rebels, and was labeled as a can't-miss kid. While his time at UNLV was brief (about 3 semesters), Scott, who trains with […]

Las Vegas PGA Tour Pros Tee Off But Riley Sits With Broken Foot

January 13, 2009 (UPDATED 1-19-09) –Several of the PGA Tour pro golfers with ties to Las Vegas are set to start the 2009 season at the Sony Open in Hawaii January 15-18, but former UNLV All-American Chris Riley won't be one of them. Riley, who qualified via the 2008 Q School, has a stress fracture of the […]

Celebrities Help Raise Dollars at TPC Las Vegas Golf Tournament

January 12, 2009–TPC Las Vegas is billed as Las Vegas' home of the PGA Tour, but on a recent Saturday, this Las Vegas golf course hosted celebrities and golfers as part of the 10th Annual National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC) Celebrity Golf Tournament sponsored by Canon. Celebrity golfers who teed it up for […]

A Photo Tour of Bear’s Best Las Vegas Reveals Beauty, Challenge, Jack

January 10, 2009–Bear's Best Las Vegas is a unique Las Vegas golf experience that brings together 18 of Jack Nicklaus' favorite holes into one Las Vegas golf course. Now you can view the official Bear's Best Las Vegas photo gallery that reveals the unique character of this Las Vegas golf course. Nicklaus and his design […]

Las Vegas Golf Notes: Gulbis Parties, TPC Las Vegas Deal, PGA Tour Tees Off

January 10, 2008–Las Vegas golf notes this week include Las Vegas golfer Natalie Gulbis partying in Las Vegas and looking forward to a big year on the LPGA Tour; a nice golf deal at the PGA Tour's TPC Las Vegas golf course where a foursome can save up to $400; and the PGA Tour season […]

Las Vegas PGA of America Pros Honored For Excellence


January 7, 2009–There are many Las Vegas golfers that are the heart and soul of Las Vegas' golf courses, and several were honored at the annual PGA of America, Southwest Section, Las Vegas Chapter awards dinner. The event was held at Las Vegas golf course TPC Summerlin–host course of Las Vegas' PGA Tour event, the Justin Timberlake Shriners […]

Multiple-Day Las Vegas Golf Packages Offer Value to the Golfer

January 6, 2008–There are plenty of Las Vegas golf deals to be found right now. You can find big discounts on rates at Las Vegas golf courses including some multiple-day Las Vegas golf tee times packages at Aliante Golf Club, Angel Park Golf Club, and Legacy Golf Club. All three Las Vegas golf courses are […]

Looking Back: Jack Nicklaus’ First Words About Las Vegas’ Reflection Bay Golf Club

Jack Nicklaus' work at Bear's Best replicates some of his finest designed golf holes

January 4, 2009–Whenever Jack Nicklaus hits Las Vegas, it's a big deal. But flash back to the mid nineties–when Nicklaus was knee deep in the creation of his first two Las Vegas golf courses and a guy named Tiger was just hitting the scene–and those visits were extra special because there was still no denying who […]

Las Vegas PGA Tour Golfer Robert Gamez ‘Remembers’ Record at Painted Desert


January 2, 2009–Robert Gamez, who grew up playing on Las Vegas golf courses, was the 1990 Rookie of the Year on the PGA Tour. He won two events that year, including his first official start on the PGA Tour, the Northern Telecom Tucson Open, but then didn't win again until the 2005 Valero Texas Open. […]