Las Vegas’ Butch Harmon School of Golf Now on Facebook, 2010 School Dates Released

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December 31, 2009–Las Vegas resident Butch Harmon has been named, in a poll of his peers conducted by Golf Digest, as the best golf instructor for 10 years running. The award is well deserved because in 2009 Harmon helped Stewart Cink win the Open Championship while Phil Mickelson publicly lauded Harmon for helping him become the game's hottest golfer. Now Harmon and his […]

Your Guide to Las Vegas PGA Tour, LPGA Tour Golfer Official Websites

December 30, 2009–The 2010 season on the LPGA Tour, PGA Tour, Champions Tour, Nationwide Tour and other pro tours, will once again be dotted with more than 30 golfers who have deep ties to Las Vegas golf courses. It's tough to pin the exact number these days because more golfers move to the area seemingly everyday, but the following is a […]

Best Las Vegas Golf Rates Are Always One Click Away

Jack Nicklaus' Coyote Springs is a must play

December 27, 2009–Las Vegas is the Ultimate Golf City, and the area is the home to more than 60 world class Las Vegas golf courses designed by the biggest names in golf from Palmer to Nicklaus to Fazio to Dye, etc. And with the direct links to the official Las Vegas golf course websites that are […]

Win Tropical Las Vegas Golf at Bali Hai Plus Play the Course Online

December 24, 2009–Las Vegas golf course Bali Hai Golf Club is the home of tropical golf right in the middle of the Las Vegas Strip, where Las Vegas golfers will find holes decorated with lagoon-like water features, dramatic bunkers, and hundreds of palm trees, not to mention one of the most beautiful clubhouses in all […]

San Diego Tribune Pays Tribute to PGA Tour and Las Vegas Golfer Charley Hoffman

December 22, 2009–For those who don't know, some of us refer to San Diego as Las Vegas West because it's an annual tradition for many Las Vegas residents to spend part of the summer in the San Diego area beating the heat. Some folks have second homes in the area and frequent the beaches, golf courses, and other activities in the […]

Rhodes Ranch Golf Club Offers Online Club, Las Vegas Golf Packages, More

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December 21, 2009–Rhodes Ranch Golf Club is a Ted Robinson-designed Las Vegas golf course that the late Robinson once described as having the "best set of par 3 holes that I have designed." This Las Vegas resort golf course is located in the southwest part of Las Vegas, and only about 15 minutes from the […]

Natalie Gulbis Highlights Wendy’s 3-Tour Challenge From Las Vegas on ABC

December 17, 2009–Las Vegas golfer Natalie Gulbis was once again a member of the LPGA Tour team this year at the Wendy's 3-Tour Challenge that was played at Las Vegas golf course Rio Secco Golf Club. Gulbis was joined by Suzann Petterson and Christie Kerr, and the event is televised this weekend on ABC, highlighting […]

Tiger Woods Saga Is Now Truly a Golf News Story

December 15, 2009 (Updated Dec. 17) –A person could argue that during the first few days (week?) of the Tiger Woods saga that it was a celebrity 'news' story and not a golf news story. A middle-of-the-night accident, alleged (at the time) marital infidelity, and you know the rest. But now that Woods has announced […]

Las Vegas Golf Courses Highlight Golfweek Best Casino Layouts List

December 12, 2009–The depth of talent when it comes to Las Vegas golf courses is very good, from legends like Tom Fazio's Shadow Creek to Rees Jones' Cascata, and many other Las Vegas golf courses. Shadow Creek has been called the "World's Best Course" by the Robb Report, and Cascata earned some of the highest ratings […]

Barack Obama Snuck Round in at Las Vegas’ Bali Hai Golf Club During Campaign

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December 11, 2009–President Barack Obama is just another in a long line of United States presidents who have played golf in Las Vegas. According to the newest Golf Digest, Obama snuck in some holes at Las Vegas golf course Bali Hai Golf Club during his campaign for president. But until he plays in Las Vegas […]

2010 PGA Tour Playing Status Secure For Las Vegas Golfers Riley, Fowler Despite Oil Leak

December 8, 2009–The competition is tough at PGA Tour Q-School, but two Las Vegas golfers with strong ties to Las Vegas golf courses and pretty good resumes finished within the top 25, thus earning their official PGA Tour playing status for 2010. Rickie Fowler, a new Las Vegas resident, finished in a tie for 15th while Chris […]

Las Vegas Golfer Adam Scott Wins In Australia, Gets Trophy From Greg Norman

December 6, 2009–Las Vegas golfer Adam Scott played college golf at powerhouse UNLV, and then worked with Las Vegas resident Butch Harmon for many years. And over this weekend, Scott won his first pro event in his native Australia, and then collected the trophy from his idol Greg Norman. Click to see the photo.

Natiional Finals Rodeo, NASCAR Champion Stars Show Las Vegas Golf Part of the Deal

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December 5, 2009–Las Vegas is the home to some of the biggest events in the world, and this week is no different with the National Final Rodeo, NASCAR Champions Week, and the Las Vegas Rock 'n Roll Marathon all taking place. And some Las Vegas golf courses are the site where some big-time celebrities are […]

PGA Tour Playing Privileges In Play at Q School for Las Vegas Golfers

December 3, 2009 (UPDATED DEC 8) –Several golfers with strong ties to Las Vegas golf courses are currently competing in the PGA Tour Qualifying School in an attempt to secure full playing privileges for the 2010 PGA Tour season. In all, there are more than 30 golfers who play the major tours who have strong […]