Long Drive Champion Art Sellinger Hits Biggest Drive With Induction into Las Vegas Golf Hall of Fame

Roanoke, TX (May 30, 2011)–Art Sellinger, owner and chief executive officer of Roanoke-based Long Drivers of America (LDA), has been elected of the Las Vegas Golf Hall of Fame. Sellinger, a two-time U.S. National Long Driving Champion (1986, 1991) and since 2000 a member of the LDA Hall of Fame, is the driving force behind the […]

Las Vegas First Tee Junior Golfers To Make Mark on Champions PGA Tour

Las Vegas, Nevada (May 29, 2011)–Two members of The First Tee of Southern Nevada (TFTSN), Sarah Thomas, 16, and Julian Glasser, 15, along side 68 other participants representing 47 chapters of The First Tee have been selected to play in the Nature Valley First Tee Open at Pebble Beach, an official Champions PGA Tour event. These Las Vegas golfers are […]

Las Vegas Golfers Watney, Piercy Near Lead at PGA Tour Nelson Event

Las Vegas, Nevada (May 28, 2011)–It seems like it has been awhile since some Las Vegas golfers on the PGA Tour had a chance to win a tournament. But that could change entering the final rounds of the HP Byron Nelson because Nick Watney and Scott Piercy are well inside the top 10 after two […]

Las Vegas National Golf Club Embraces 50 Years of History With Walking Option

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Las Vegas, Nevada (May 27, 2011)–Everything old is new again, and here is one golf craze we hope comes back into style. Embracing its glorious 50-year history, Las Vegas National Golf Club–located minutes from the heart of the Las Vegas Strip–is encouraging golfers to walk if they want to in a Las Vegas golf promotion […]

Las Vegas Golf Hall of Fame Class Runs Spectrum

Las Vegas, Nevada (May 26, 2011)–The neat thing about most halls of fame is that they bring together diverse people and organizations that share a common passion, even if their particular discipline, while related as a whole, might be different when take separately. Such is the case with the Class of 2011 of the Las […]

Las Vegas’ Charley Hoffman Delivers Chance To Play With PGA Tour Pro, Help Out

Las Vegas, Nevada (May 24, 2011)–Some PGA Tour pros boast about how they help charity but basically leave the work to their minions. That is not the case with Las Vegas resident and former UNLV golfer Charley Hoffman who is actively involved in events in Las Vegas and San Diego that benefit his foundation. Recently, […]

Las Vegas Golf Tour To Be Played at Summerlin Courses Plus Unlimited Golf Offer

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Las Vegas, Nevada (May 23, 2011)–Several of the most enjoyable Las Vegas golf courses are part of the summer of 2011 Summerlin Golf Tour. Among the Las Vegas golf courses that will be played are Palm Valley Golf Club and Highland Falls Golf Club, two of the three courses that make up the popular Golf […]

Las Vegas PGA Tour Star Adam Scott Changes Caddie, Putter

Las Vegas, Nevada (May 21, 2011)–The only constant is change, as they say, and for former Las Vegas Golf Region resident Adam Scott, that is the case. A couple years ago, the former UNLV golfer ended his teacher-golfer relationship with Las Vegas' Butch Harmon, and now recently he has changed to a belly putter. Now […]

World’s Best Golf Instructor Butch Harmon To Make Appearance at PGA Show

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Las Vegas, Nevada (May 20, 2011)–The Las Vegas Golf Region is home to many celebrities and one of the biggest is Butch Harmon, who operates the Butch Harmon School of Golf at Las Vegas' Rio Secco Golf Club. Harmon has been named by Golf Digest as the World's Best Golf Instructor for too many years […]

Free Visitor Players Card Available For Historic Las Vegas Golf Course

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Las Vegas, Nevada (May 18, 2011)–A common refrain from visiting golfers to Las Vegas is that they can't take advantage of the same Las Vegas golf rates and deals that local Las Vegas golfers can. Well, locals will always have preference but Las Vegas National Golf Club is reaching out to visiting Las Vegas golfers by […]

Las Vegas Summer Sizzler Golf Rates Are Here!

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Las Vegas, Nevada (May 13, 2011)–The management at Golf Summerlin is treating golf enthusiasts this summer to reduced rates at its three convenient Summerlin courses. Beginning May 20, through September 18, players can tee off at Highland Falls, Palm Valley or Eagle Crest Las Vegas golf courses at the lowest rates of the year. Las Vegas […]

Las Vegas’ Nick Watney Says Hot Putter Key to PLAYERS 64

Las Vegas, Nevada (May 13, 2011)–Nick Watney broke through with an 8-under par 64 in the opening round of THE PLAYERS. Watney recorded 9 birdies and an eagle along the way to the early lead. Watney lives in the Las Vegas Golf Region and works with fellow Las Vegas Golf Region resident Butch Harmon at […]

College Golf Report: UNLV Players Earn Accolades

Las Vegas, Nevada (May 12, 2011)–For the second straight year, UNLV junior Derek Ernst has been selected as the Mountain West Conference Men’s Golfer of the Year, the league announced Tuesday. Rebel teammate Blake Biddle was selected as the league’s Freshman of the Year, and along with Ernst, sophomore Kevin Penner was named to the […]

Go VIP With This Las Vegas Golf Package at MGM Grand

Las Vegas, Nevada (May 11, 2011)–Is it everybody's goal to go VIP in Las Vegas or does it just seem that way? Whatever the case, when you reserve these special Las Vegas golf packages in conjunction with Walters Golf and the MGM Grand, you will be VIP whether you like it or not (trust us, […]

UNLV College Golf Report: Ernst Wins Major Title While Ladies Team Ends Year

Las Vegas. Nevada (May 8, 2011)–The highlight of the week for UNLV golf was junior Derek Ernst earning the individual victory at the Mountain West Golf Championships. The team finished third. Also, the UNLV Women's team competed in the NCAA regionals, settling for a 21st-place finish. Lady Rebel sensation Therese Koelbaek finished in a tie […]

Walters Cup Combines Vegas Fun at Palms Resort and Golf

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Las Vegas. Nevada (May 7, 2011)–This Las Vegas golf tournament will get a lot more coverage from us in the coming months, but in this first article about this special Las Vegas golf event, it's best to let the 2010 champs tell you why the Walters Cup is the place to be in 2011. This […]

Hot Las Vegas Golf Region Deals For Wolf Creek Mesquite

Las Vegas, Nevada (May 6, 2011)–Wolf Creek Golf Club is a Top 100 golf course that has been called "fantasy golf" in the desert. It's much talked about and anyone going to Mesquite usually has it on their list to play it if at all possible. Now the management of this Las Vegas Golf Region […]

WAC Golf Championships Most Recent Major Las Vegas Event

Las Vegas, Nevada (May 5, 2011)–Some of the best players in college golf once again descended upon Las Vegas golf course Rio Secco this week. The Western Athletic Conference Club Glove Golf Championships were held at the Rees Jones-designed Las Vegas golf course for the third-straight year. And, as always, Las Vegas and the host course […]