Las Vegas, Nevada (Updated June 24, 2013)–If you look closely, you can almost see the footprints of the legends of the game of golf who once played Las Vegas National Golf Club. Well, maybe not literally, but if you let your imagination wander a bit you can feel the presence of Tiger Woods, Mickey Wright, Arnold Palmer, Dean Martin, and many other golf greats and celebrities when you view the new Las Vegas National Golf Club flyover video. The video features a dramatic look from the air of the historic holes of this Las Vegas golf course which opened in 1961 as the Stardust Country Club. The course is alive and well and just a couple minutes from the Las Vegas Strip. –By Brian Hurlburt, Follow @LVGolfInsider.
This course has hosted events on both the LPGA Tour and PGA Tour including the LPGA Championship, a major on that Tour, and the Tournament of Champions. Plus the course was one of three golf courses in Las Vegas used in 1996 when Tiger Woods won for the first time on the PGA Tour. The Las Vegas Invitational will foreever go down in history as the first tournament that Tiger won en route to one of the greatest careers in the history of the game.
Las Vegas National Golf Club is open to all Las Vegas golfers, and currently summer rates are in effect and golfers will never pay more than $79 (through September 2) when they play golf in Las Vegas at Las Vegas National Golf Club. Click now for your official tee times in Las Vegas at Las Vegas National, reserved through the website of the course.
More about Las Vegas National Golf Club: The course is located less than 10 minutes from the world famous Las Vegas Strip, is a classic and traditional style 18-hole championship golf course that provides golfers of all skill levels with a unique challenge and a fun,enjoyable experience. The par 71 course features thousands of trees, well positioned sand bunkers and a few water hazards that protect lush fairways and manicured greens. "The National", designed in 1961 by architect Bert Stamps, has a rich history to say the least. Check out more from us about this Vegas course here.