Monthly Archives: March 2010

Jack Nicklaus’ Bear’s Best Voted Top Golf Course in Las Vegas Again

Las Vegas, Nevada (March 30, 2010)–When you’re one of more than 50 Las Vegas area golf courses looking for an edge to attract players, having the words ‘Best Of Las Vegas’ associated with your layout means you’re at the top of your game. That’s exactly what Bear’s Best Las Vegas has done with the recent […]

Jack Nicklaus’ South Shore Golf Club Now Open to Loews Lake Las Vegas Resort Guests

Views help all relax while on a golf vacation at Loews Lake Las Vegas

Las Vegas, Nevada (March 28, 2010)–South Shore Golf Club was the first Las Vegas golf course designed by Jack Nicklaus, and is also one of the best courses in the Las Vegas Golf Region. And now guests of Loews Lake Las Vegas Resort can play and experience this Las Vegas golf legend on a Las […]

Las Vegas Golf Deals and Packages For Themed Courses Always Available

Bali Hai Las Vegas

March 28, 2010–There are three themed Las Vegas golf courses operated by Walters Golf, a leading golf management company. And there are always Las Vegas golf deals and Las Vegas golf packages available for the three, Royal Links Golf Club, Bali Hai Golf Club, and Desert Pines Golf Club, allowing you the best Las Vegas […]

Inbee Park, Kevin Na Among Las Vegas PGA Tour, LPGA Tour Pros Making Good Swings

Former Las Vegas resident shown holding the 2008 US Open trophy

March 26, 2010–Not a week seemingly goes by without a LPGA Tour or PGA Tour player with strong ties to Las Vegas golf courses making a run at a tournament title. And this week is no different as several Las Vegas golfers are in position to cash big checks including Inbee Park and Kevin Na.–By […]

Las Vegas Golf Courses Dominate Golfweek’s Best of Nevada List

Cascata Las Vegas golf tee times

Las Vegas, Nevada (Re-post May 24, 2010)–Golfweek bills itself as "For serious golfers only", and because of the comprehensive coverage of competitive golf, that's pretty accurate. So when the publication's editors release "Best of" lists, they are noticed by those "serious" golfers. And recently, Golfweek announced the state-by-state picks, and Las Vegas Golf Region golf […]

Phone Call to Butch Harmon Boosts Las Vegas PGA Tour Star Nick Watney

March 21, 2010–Sometimes, as they say, help is just a phone call away. Such was the case for Las Vegas PGA Tour player and Las Vegas Golf Region resident Nick Watney. Watney made a call to fellow Las Vegas resident and swing coach Butch Harmon, and the conversation helped Watney fire rounds of 65-67 on the […]

UNLV Men’s College Golf Moves Into Top 10 National Rankings

Las Vegas, Nevada (March 20, 2010)–After winning its fourth team title of the year at the Southern Highlands Collegiate Masters recently in Las Vegas (tied with UCLA for the co-championship), the UNLV men's golf team has climbed the national rankings to No. 8 in Golfstat and No. 11 in Golfweek. The Rebels home facility is Las […]

Las Vegas Golf Pro Makes His Mark On PGA Tour One Belt Buckle At a Time

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

Las Vegas, Nevada (March 17, 2010)–Trevor Derrheim has made a name for himself on the Las Vegas golf scene as a top-flight instructor. Now, he’s making a name for himself on the world-wide golf scene with ‘59,’ a unique style of belt buckle that is turning heads in Las Vegas (which is tough to do) […]

UNLV Golf Earns Co-Championship With UCLA at Las Vegas College Golf Tournament

Las Vegas, Nevada (March 15, 2010)–For UNLV Head Golf Coach Dwaine Knight, it's not about how you start, it's how you finish. Ever since he came to UNLV in the mid-eighties, he has preached the importance of finishing off a round of golf in positive fashion. A tough finish led the Rebels into settling as […]

Las Vegas Wind Blows UNLV Back Into Hunt for 3rd-Straight Masters of College Golf Title

Las Vegas, Nevada (March 13, 2010)–Leave it to straight-shooting Hall-of-Fame UNLV Golf Coach Dwaine Knight to bring up a horrible competitive memory from the past to illustrate a point about the present. Following a wind-blown second round of the 2010 Southern Highlands Collegiate Masters, Knight referred to a devastating loss in the 1996 NCAA Championships to compare […]

The Masters of College Golf Brings Best to Las Vegas

UNLV's Eddie Olson is one of many great players at the Masters of College Golf

Las Vegas, Nevada (March 12, 2010)–The UNLV Rebels are ranked 14th in the country, have a very hot golfer in Derek Ernst, and a home Las Vegas golf course which rates with the best in the world. Plus, the team's host event, the Southern Highlands Collegiate Masters, is known as one of the best college […]

Las Vegas Golf Courses Perfect Part of March Madness NCAA Basketball

Las Vegas, Nevada (March 12, 2010)–March and April are the perfect months to come and play golf on Las Vegas golf courses. The weather, most of the time, is maginificent, and the courses are in prime condition. And when you add into the mix that Las Vegas is arguably the best place in the world […]

UNLV Lady Golfers Double Up With Championships at Spring Invitational

Las Vegas, Nevada (March 11, 2010)–The UNLV Lady Golfers love to play golf in their home tournament, as evidenced by several factors. Not only did they defend their title at Boulder Creek Golf Club in the Spring Invitational, but they dominated the field and also added the individual golf title with star Therese Koelbaek winning. Boulder […]

Las Vegas’ Highland Falls Golf Club Offers Enjoyable Challenge and Value

Highland falls las vegas golf

Las Vegas, Nevada (March 11, 2010)–Highland Falls Golf Club is one of those Las Vegas golf courses that make players wonder: I wonder why I haven’t played here before? But after just one round on this Billy Casper/Greg Nash layout, players will certainly realize that they are playing golf in Las Vegas on an underrated […]

UNLV Lady Golfers Dominating at Spring Invitational at Las Vegas’ Boulder Creek

There Keolbaek is pacing the Rebels

Las Vegas, Nevada (March 10, 2010)–Boulder Creek Golf Club is officially located in Boulder City, about 35 minutes from the Las Vegas Strip, but it is still referred to as a Las Vegas Golf Region course. And the UNLV Lady Rebel golfers are putting on an epic show thus far in the UNLV Spring Invitational. […]

Jack Nicklaus’ Coyote Springs Las Vegas Golf Course Still a New Gem

Click to play Jack Nicklaus' The Chase

March 9, 2010 (Las Vegas, Nevada)–In case you haven’t heard, The Chase at Coyote Springs, one of the newest golf layouts on the Las Vegas golf scene, is alive and well. And, affordable . The rise of Coyote Springs out of the dust may have slowed down, but future growth plans are still in place. […]

Las Vegas’ Alex Cejka Checks in From PGA Tour’s Honda Classic at 80 Percent

Palm Beach Gardens, Florida (March 8, 2010)–About a year ago, Las Vegas Golf Region resident Alex Cejka pinched a nerve in his neck and left arm, requiring an epidural injection and the removal of a vertebra to correct the problem. But Cejka has been a fighter ever since he fled Communist Czechoslovakia with his father when […]

Las Vegas Golf Course Architect Jack Nicklaus’ Bear Trap at PGA Tour’s Honda Classic Antagonizes

Jack Nicklaus is shown at the Grand Opening of Bear's Best Las Vegas in 2002

March 7, 2010 (Palm Beach Gardens, Florida)–On paper, the Champion Course at PGA National looks tame for your average professional: par 70, 7,241 yards. The stimpmeter reads 10.6 feet, which is not exactly Augusta on a Sunday. But once you feel the wind and see the tucked pin locations, the attitude towards this course changes. Jack Nicklaus, who […]

UNLV Golf Report: Ernst is Player of the Month, Koelbaek Top 10

Las Vegas, Nevada (March 6, 2010–Both the UNLV Men's and Women's golf teams are in full swing in the 2010 Spring season, and both are looking ahead to home events played at Las Vegas golf courses. And each team has some golfers playing well and earning recognition, especially the men's team and star player Derek […]