May 8, 2009–Wolf Creek Golf Club is one of the more than 50 resort golf courses located in the Las Vegas golf region, and has been a featured fantasy course in Tiger Woods PGA Tour 2009 from EA Sports, and is now a featured golf course at the online golf game site, World Golf Tour. Currently, and through May 31, virtual and real golfers can play in this golf tournament for a chance to win a trip for to Mesquite to play the real Wolf Creek Golf Club and stay at the award-winning Eureka Hotel and Casino.
Upon the launch of the tournament on May 1, within hours, hundreds were already playing in it and Wolf Creek and World Golf Tour officials said that they expected that number to reach the thousands very quickly. Other prizes that can be won by playing in the free golf tournament are gift cards from Golfsmith. They type of tournament is listed as a closest-to-the-hole event.
Wolf Creek is consistently ranked as one of America’s Top 100 Best Public Courses in all major and regional publications. In 2007 – 2008, GOLF Digest presented Wolf Creek with its prestigious Architecture Award in recognition of outstanding design. And the editors of Golf Digest and the National Panel of Course Raters named Wolf Creek as course No. 25 among “America’s 100 Greatest Public Golf Courses 2007 – 2008; Wolf Creek was also ranked No.29 out of 100 among GolfWeek’s Best Resort Courses in 2009. And Wolf Creek was recently ranked 14th in a Top 50 Golfweek readers poll. Click now to reserve your Mesquite tee times and Mesquite golf packages at Wolf Creek Golf Club.
About World Golf Tour: San Francisco-based World Golf TourTM (WGT) is the world's most authentic online golf experience. WGT's mission is to bring the golf lifestyle and game to everyone via the Web, making the sport accessible and affordable for all. The World Golf Tour experience allows golf enthusiasts to play the world's most challenging and exclusive courses through superior HD graphics on a PC or Mac platform – for free, no download or software needed. WGT's online community allows friends, families and golf fans to play a round of golf simultaneously, competing in tournaments for prizes, sharing scores, testing out the newest equipment and reading the latest news in the golfing world.
Mesquite, Nevada, is located about 77 miles north of the Las Vegas, and is a mini-golf mecca that is home to six Mesquite golf courses. The area is also home to the RE/MAX World Long Drive Championship each October, and event that determines the longest hitter in all of golf. Former Las Vegas resident Art Sellinger is the founder of Long Drivers of America, the group that organizes this large golf event.