Las Vegas, Nevada (August 11, 2010)–There are two Las Vegas golf courses owned and operated by the PGA Tour, TPC Las Vegas, a resort, daily fee Las Vegas golf course, and TPC Summerlin, a private course. TPC Summerlin is the host of the PGA Tour's Justin Timberlake Shriners Hospitals for Children Open while TPC Las Vegas is referred to as the home of pro golf in Las Vegas because more than a dozen tour pros play and practice at the course while home and away from the weekly grind of tour life. Now, the PGA Tour TPC network has launched the new TPC.com, and you can learn about the TPC Las Vegas golf courses and reserve your Las Vegas golf tee times for where the pros play.–Staff report.
TPC Las Vegas is described as 'Desert Elegance' and was created by PGA Tour Design Services Lead Architect Bobby Week with consultation by World Golf Hall of Fame member Raymond Floyd. This Las Vegas golf course has host both events on the PGA Tour and Champions Tour, with such names as Hale Irwin, Jim Colbert, Stuart Appleby and Jim Furyk earning victories on the layout. Now you can click to the new web site to watch videos about the history of the course (Howard Hughes bought the land where the TPC courses are located), and learn about reserving your tee times in Las Vegas and Las Vegas golf packages and special deals. As of this writing, you can learn about Las Vegas golf packages with TPC Las Vegas starting at just $235. Click now to view this Las Vegas golf deal at the official web site.
“The new TPC.COM represents cutting edge technology, improved navigation, stunning imagery and most importantly, an innovative execution to PGA TOUR storytelling, which is what ultimately differentiates TPCs from other golf experiences,” said David Pillsbury, President of PGA TOUR Golf Course Properties. “We believe our new site represents the best of the best and will provide our members, guests and PGA TOUR golf fans with a world-class online experience.” In conjunction with the re-launch, TPC.COM is offering a special sweepstakes that runs through September 30 and features a grand prize of a TOUR Player Experience for two at TPC Sawgrass, home of THE PLAYERS Championship. The TOUR Player Experience recreates a PGA TOUR tournament experience for everyday golfers, from VIP locker room access and practice at the TOUR Academy to playing THE PLAYERS Stadium Course with a “storyteller” caddie, who offers historical anecdotes from past PLAYERS Championships throughout the round. Additionally, 10 second prizes of a foursome at any TPC course will be awarded, as well as 25 third prizes of $50 TPC Gift Certificates. People can enter the sweepstakes either online or by mail. Details are on TPC.COM.
TPC Las Vegas has received a four-star rating in Golf Digest’s “Best Places to Play,” been named one of their “50 Best Courses for Great Service in North America”, and been ranked among the “Top Ten Best Golf Resorts in the USA” by Condé Nast Traveler. Onsite at TPC Las Vegas is a restaurant, award-winning pro shop, PGA Tour golf academy, practice areas and much more. the TPC Network was established to provide the ultimate host venues for TOUR events – with services and amenities that met the highest standards of professional golf. Not only do the principles of excellence apply to the TOUR professionals playing our courses, they also apply to our members and guests who enjoy every aspect of our clubs. Across the country, TPC courses let golfers truly live the PGA TOUR life. Walking the same fairways as their heroes have done. Teeing off from the very spots where history has been made. And enjoying every club detail exactly as the pros do.