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 to watch college basketball and March Madness, visiting is a no brainer.–By Brian Hurlburt.
Much like the SuperBowl, the NCAA basketball tournament, known as March Madness, brings Las Vegas to life. The hotels and sportsbooks are rocking, and visitors are spending some of the time playing Las Vegas golf courses. And many refer to watching March Madness in Las Vegas as their favorite sporting event of the year. “I’ve been to a lot of sporting events in my time but there is nothing on earth like watching these games in Vegas,” Ryan Lieberman, 35, a lawyer from Atlanta, once told the New York Times. “The action, the crowds — you won’t find this in the neighborhood sports bar.”
There are more than 50 Las Vegas golf courses to choose from, and if you click this link, you will be taken directly to the easiest way to check the official websites of Las Vegas golf courses for the best Las Vegas golf rates, tee times and Las Vegas golf packages. During this time, the courses can get crowded so planning your golf before you arrive is suggested, and visiting and reserving your Las Vegas golf tee times via the official websites of the Las Vegas golf courrses is your best bet.
"Some might consider Las Vegas, especially in March, the ultimate buddies-trip destination with all the vital elements: blue skies, temperatures in the mid-70s, unlimited big-screen sports, gambling and golf," writes Golf Digest writer Matt Ginella, who often hits Las Vegas for March Madness. Ginella has played a variety of Las Vegas golf courses and is always excited about coming back in March. Many Las Vegas golf courses have been designed by the top designers in the world including Jack Nicklaus, Arnold Palmer, Tom Fazio, Pete Dye and many more.
There are many Las Vegas Sportsbooks from which to choose when deciding where to watch the games. But one that stands out is the Las Vegas Hilton Superbook, where director Jay Kornegay and assistant director Jeff Sherman have the pulse on every game and the large area allows for huge, boisterous crowds. The following review is written by Fairway Jay, a very respected betting expert who includes the Hilton in his top 10 venue list: "Located off the strip on Paradise Road near Sahara Avenue, the Las Vegas Hilton ‘Superbook’ is the largest race and sportsbook in Nevada. There are more than 300 seats to view 28 giant screens and more than 60 total viewing monitors. Unique betting propositions encompass a large betting menu with big limits. The largest sports ticker in Nevada keeps you in the game. The Las Vegas Hilton offers full beverage service and adjacent food options. There is a separate parking area off the east side of the building. It is also in a convenient spot next to the Las Vegas Convention Center."