Las Vegas, Nevada (December 21, 2013)–We get caught up in looking at just golf all the time that sometimes we forget that there are tremendous restaurants and clubhouses available at Las Vegas golf courses. Such is the case with Cili at Bali Hai Golf Club. Cili is not only a hot lunch spot for Vegas' movers and shakers, but it is the location of the the official kick-off party of the Las Vegas World Amateur, a fast-growing amateur event that combines the experience of Las Vegas with competitive–and fun–golf. Click now to register for the Las Vegas World Amateur which is February 10-14, 2014, and played over several Las Vegas golf courses.. –By Brian Hurlburt.
The Las Vegas World Amateur was created and is managed by officials with the Southern Nevada Golf Association. The leaders were closely involved with the creation of the Mesquite Amateur which has blossomed into one of the larger amateur golf events in the country over the years. The goal of the Vegas World Am is to become a must-play for golfers from around the world. More than double the amount of golfers than in year one have registered for the second annual event in 2014.
The Regular Entry Fee is $750 but if you enter by January 5, 2014, and use promo code holiday you will save $75. The tournament includes at least three rounds of golf plus two parties and several terrific gifts. Those golfers making the cut earn a fourth round at Bali Hai Golf Club for the finals. Check out the official schedule of events.
The clubhouse at Bali Hai, a Walters Golf property, was decorated by Susan Walters, the wife of Bill Walters, owner of Walters Golf. Walters Golf operates three Las Vegas golf courses: Royal Links Golf Club, Desert Pines and Bali Hia. The clubhouse is beautiful and both indoor and outdoor dining is available at Cili. Bali Hai is a tropical golf experience and Cili is inspired the paradise of Bali.
Official Cili description: "Cili is a unique and exotically themed gourmet restaurant located right on the famed Las Vegas Strip at the nationally recognized Bali Hai Golf Club. Entering through the ornate double doors, you will be transported to a Balinese paradise where attention to detail and to your dining enjoyment is immediately apparent. The richly appointed South Pacific decor is a visual appetizer before experiencing Contemporary American Cuisine with Asian Influences, exquisitely prepared with only the freshest ingredients. Cili is a non-smoking, non-gaming oasis and offers complimentary valet and self-parking."
The participating Las Vegas golf courses of the Vegas World Am are Bali Hai, Spanish Trail Golf and Country Club, Desert Pines Golf Club, Royal Links Golf Club, Siena Golf Club and DragonRidge Country Club. The finals for the golfers who make the final cut will be played at Bali Hai which is located in the heart of the Las Vegas Strip.