World’s Biggest Hitters Warm Up at Jack Nicklaus’ Bear’s Best Las Vegas

Jack Nicklaus' Bear's Best Las Vegas hosted the October 8 Long Drive Finalists.

Las Vegas, Nevada (October 29, 2013)–The guys who were hitting golf balls recently at Bear's Best Las Vegas, a course designed by Jack Nicklaus that features 18 replica holes from courses he has designed around the world, can do something even the Golden Bear couldn't. They pound the golf ball absurd distances, and even as […]

Las Vegas World Golf Amateur Opens, Closes at Bali Hai

Las Vegas, Nevada (October 28, 2013)–The second annual Las Vegas World Amateur hits Las Vegas February 10-14, 2014, and features golf at some of the best courses in Vegas. And organizers have added a Texas Hold 'em poker event at the MGM Grand as part of the festivities. Plus, you have until October 31 to […]

PGA Tour Conditions Are Standard Operating Procedure at TPC Las Vegas

Las Vegas, Nevada (October 25, 2013)–One of the first things that a PGA Tour pro who plays and practices at TPC Las Vegas says about the course is that it is pretty much in PGA Tour condition year round. From the greens rolling at Tour speeds to the rest of the course kept at, or […]

400 Yard Drives To Be Launched at Las Vegas Motor Speedway–VIDEO

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Las Vegas, Nevada (October 25, 2013)–It isn't an exaggeration in the headline. Golf balls will be flying 400+ yards at Las Vegas Motor Speedway and live on Golf Channel on October 30. The finals of the RE/MAX World Long Drive Championship hit the home of NASCAR in Las Vegas that night, and a spectacle will […]

Like The Beatles Sang, Here Comes The Sun (Mountain)

Sun Mountain looking good after flooding

Las Vegas, Nevada (October 23, 2013)–For some reason, whenever we here at think about Pete Dye's Sun Mountain course at the Las Vegas Paiute Golf Resort re-opening after flood damage repairs, the first thing that pops into our head is the song, "Here comes the Sun" by The Beatles. Sun Mountain re-opens November 1 […]

Champions PGA Tour Team For Wendy’s 3-Tour Challenge Set

Las Vegas, Nevada (October 22, 2013)–The three-player team for the Champions PGA Tour at Rio Secco Golf Club is set for the Wendy's 3-Tour Challenge. The team was announced this week and is made up of Fred Funk, Bernhard Langer, and Kenny Perry. Each have played in the tournament before including Funk and Langer who […]

Vegas PGA Tour Residents Make Mark at Shriners Even Without Victory


Las Vegas, Nevada (October 21, 2013)–From a pure golf standpoint, Vegas golf fans are probably bummed that a Las Vegas Golf Region resident didn't win the PGA Tour's Shriners Hospitals for Children Open for a third-straight time. The streak is over at two after Kevin Na (2011) and Ryan Moore (2012) went back-to-back, but even […]

Defending Champ Ryan Moore Thrills Friends, Family, Himself with 63

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Las Vegas, Nevada (October 19, 2013)–Ryan Moore was a 4-time All-American at UNLV and won the 2004 NCAA title. He moved away from Las Vegas for a brief stint a few years ago, but is now back living in the area and says the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open "is a fifth major" on his […]

JJ Henry Lights Up TPC Summerlin With Round of 60

Kevin Penner UNLV Shriners Open PGA Tour

Las Vegas, Nevada (October 18, 2013)–J.J. Henry broke the TPC Summerlin course record during round one of Las Vegas' PGA Tour event, the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open. He recorded nine birdies and an eagle en route to a 60, a year after Las Vegas Golf Region resident Ryan Moore recorded a 61 on the […]

Golfers Say It All About Rees Jones Gem Cascata in Las Vegas

Las Vegas, Nevada (October 16, 2013)–Cascata was once called "Golf's hidden treasure" by Sports Illustrated. That's great to be recognized by a major media conglomerate but sometimes what everyday golfers say is as–or more–meaningful. And that might be the case at this Rees Jones resort course located southeast of Las Vegas and in the hills […]

Rock and Roll Wine and Beer Just Part of Shriners PGA Tour Fun

Las Vegas, Nevada (UPDATED October 15, 2013)–Las Vegas is about the party and being in the place to be and be seen. This week marks the 31st-straight year of PGA Tour golf in Las Vegas, and it's turning into the place to be for many golf fans, event fans, and major organizations that hold events […]

Las Vegas Golf Retail Icon Voss Boreta Passes Away

Las Vegas, Nevada (October 12, 2013)–Voss Boreta is credited with revolutionizing the golf retail mail-order business in the seventies and at one time operated more than 70 Las Vegas Discount Golf and Tennis franchises around the country. On October 1, Las Vegas and the golf industry as a whole lost a true icon when Voss […]

Play Where PGA Tour Legends Hale Irwin and Jim Furyk Won

Las Vegas, Nevada (October 11, 2013)–With the PGA Tour's Shriners Hospitals For Children Open teeing off at Las Vegas' TPC Summerlin in a few days, we have been reminiscing about previous PGA Tour and Champions PGA Tour events that have been played in Las Vegas. And just down the street from the current host course […]

RE/MAX World Long Drive Championship Series Debuts on Golf Channel

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Las Vegas, Nevada (October 9, 2013)–For the first time, the finals of the RE/MAX World Long Drive Championship (October 30 from Las Vegas Motor Speedway at 6 PM PST) will be televised live on Golf Channel. And kicking off the coverage is a series of specials that accent "Long Drive Month" on the network. The […]

Jack Nicklaus’ Bear’s Best Las Vegas Host of Deuces Wild Tournament

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Las Vegas, Nevada (October 7, 2013)–Bear's Best Las Vegas is made up of 18 of Jack Nicklaus' favorite holes from courses he has designed around the world. And the resort course is one of the layouts that will be played during the inaugural Deuces Wild tournament from November 10-13, 2013. The event is a two-person […]

Police, Fire, Military Appreciation Station Highlights Vegas PGA Tour Event

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Las Vegas, Nevada (October 5, 2013)–PGA Tour week in Las Vegas kicks off October 12 with the Las Vegas Golf Hall of Fame Night of Induction and runs through October 21 when the host course, TPC Summerlin, is opened up for the Tough Day Challenge when golfers have the chance to play the course with […]

Pete Dye Golf Courses Returning to Glory at Las Vegas Paiute

Las Vegas, Nevada (October 2, 2013)–Damage caused by torrential rains and collateral debris from the Carpenter 1 forest fire forced the shutdown of the three Pete Dye signature golf courses at the Las Vegas Paiute Golf Resort in August. But after round-the-clock attention and renovation, Snow Mountain became the first to re-open on October 1, […]

Billy Casper Golf Summerlin Courses Offer New Memberships

Las Vegas, Nevada (October 1, 2013)–There are three courses at Golf Summerlin that were designed by architect Greg Nash and World Golf Hall of Fame player Billy Casper. Eagle Crest, Palm Valley, and Highland Falls are located in Sun City Summerlin and offer varying length and challenge for golfers of all levels. And now for […]