Rebel Men’s Golf Claim Mountain West Conference Title

For a team that dominates much of the time, surprisingly, winning a conference title has not been a regular occurrence. But that changes this week when the UNLV men’s golf  team won the Mountain West conference title for the first time since 2002. The Rebels won their third MW team title after shooting a final-round-low […]

UNLV Golf Wins 2014 Southern Highlands Collegiate Masters

Las Vegas, Nevada (March 11, 2014)–There's a reason why UNLV's home golf event is referred to as the Masters of college golf. The Southern Highlands Collegiate Masters annually brings the best players and teams together for one of–if not the–top college tournaments of the year. The Rebels won the event for the seventh time in […]

UNLV Golf Looking For Both Titles of Southern Highlands Collegiate Masters

Las Vegas, Nevada (March 9, 2014)–As this is being written, the UNLV Men's Golf Team is in the midst of the final round of the Southern Highlands Collegiate Masters. Throught two rounds, the Rebels were leading the event as a team and four players were in the top 10 individually. The prestigious tournament, which annually features […]

UNLV Men’s Golf 2013 Year In Review: Major Win, NCAA Elite Eight

Las Vegas, Nevada (December 26, 2013)–One of the most respected sports teams in Las Vegas and at UNLV is the men's golf team which is led by Hall of Fame Golf Coach Dwaine Knight. And as the calendar winds down, the list of accomplishments for 2013 is impressive for the current program and previous players. […]

Epic Eagle Lands For UNLV at NCAA Golf Championships

Las Vegas, Nevada (Updated June 1, 2013)–In 1998 when Dwaine Knight coached the UNLV Men's Golf team to the national title, Twitter, texting, and live internet scoring weren't even close to reality. But flash forward 15 or so years, and the technology is here to record huge moments in every facet of life. Such was […]

UNLV College Golf Report: UNLV Men Play Finals and Lady Reb Finkelstein Honored

Las Vegas, Nevada (May 29, 2013)–The UNLV Men's Golf team is playing in the NCAA Finals for the first time since 2010, but didn't get off to the start it had expected. The Rebels stood 14th after round one. The top eight teams after round three move on to the match play portion of the […]

Kevin Penner Wins, UNLV Finish at MWC Championship Clinches Governors Cup

Las Vegas, Nevada (May 5, 2013)–The UNLV Men's Golf team is riding a huge wave of success. Former player Adam Scott won The Masters, and this past weekend Derek Ernst, a rookie who graduated from UNLV in 2012, won the Wells Fargo Championship on the PGA Tour. And with the team's second-place finish at the […]

UNLV Womens Golf Takes Traditional Plunge After Mountain West Title

Las Vegas, Nevada (April 28, 2013)–The UNLV Women's Golf team won the Mountain West Conference championship this weekend, and then took the traditional victory plunge at the Dinah Shore Tournament Course at Mission Hills Country Club. Annually, the winner of the Kraft Nabsico LPGA Tour major jumps into the lake adjacent to the 18th green, […]

UNLV College NCAA Golf Report: Rebels Finish 9th in Tucson

Las Vegas, Nevada (March 18, 2013)–The UNLV Rebels men's golf team isn't off to the start it was hoping for early in the Spring NCAA golf season. After not successfully defending its 2012 win in hits home event in Las Vegas recently–the Southern Highlands Collegiate Masters–the Rebels finished 9th out of 16 team at the […]

UNLV College Golf: Southern Highlands Collegiate Masters Wraps

Las Vegas, Nevada (March 11, 2013)–The defense rested, so to speak, for the UNLV golf team at the Southern Highlands Collegiate Masters. The event is the home tournament for UNLV, and the Rebels were team and individual defending champions. But they struggled to a 9th-place finish as a team, and Blake Biddle was unable to […]

UNLV Golf Team Ready For Big Spring With Stars To Shine

Las Vegas, Nevada (February 20, 2013)–The UNLV golf team starts the spring golf season this week at the John A. Burns Intercollegiate in Hawaii. The team could be ready for a nice run to the NCAA Golf Championships and is anchored by experience but also two freshman from Las Vegas. Both AJ McInerney and Zane […]

UNLV Golf Star Kevin Penner Blitzes Field to Win Nevada Open in Mesquite

Las Vegas, Nevada (December 15, 2012)–Kevin Penner is peaking. During the fall college golf season at UNLV, he finished no worse than 9th place in a tournament, and he has now won three prestigious tournaments. Over the summer he won the Sahalee Players Championship, and recently he captured the Sun Bowl Western Refining College All-America Golf […]

UNLV Golf Report: Another Big Week For Rebels With Win, New Recruits

Las Vegas, Nevada (November 25, 2012)–There have been a lot of highlights over the years for the UNLV men's golf program. A team and two individual NCAA titles, many conference championships, and dozens of team and individual victories. And this past week or so brought some more highlights including a win at 2012 Sun Bowl […]

Former UNLV Golfers Moore, Hoffman To Be Inducted Into Vegas Hall

Las Vegas, Nevada (September 8, 2012)–Current PGA Tour champions Charley Hoffman and Ryan Moore were also both NCAA champions during their time at UNLV. Hoffman won a team title with the Rebels in 1998 while Moore earned the individual crown in 2004 during one of the best amateur golf seasons in history. Now both will […]

UNLV Golfer Kevin Penner Wins Prestigious Amateur Tournament–Video

Las Vegas, Nevada (July 9, 2012)–UNLV is a national powerhouse when it comes to college golf. The team won the 1998 NCAA title, and two individuals have won titles (Ryan Moore in 2004 and Warren Schutte in 1991). Kevin Penner is a current UNLV golfer with big dreams, and his expectations have increased following a […]

UNLV College Golf Report: Rebels Flying High Nationally and Media Experts Impressed

Las Vegas, Nevada (March 25, 2012)–The UNLV Men's golf team continues to climb up the national golf rankings. This week the Rebels peaked at second in the respected GolfStat poll. The Rebels have won five of eight tournaments and finished as the runner-up twice. Hall-of-Fame Coach Dwaine Knight has the Rebels rolling and everyone is […]

UNLV College Golf Report: Vegas Home Win Boosts Rebels to 7th Ranking

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Las Vegas, Nevada (March 13, 2012)–The glory days appear to be in swing for the UNLV Men's golf team. The Rebels won the Southern Highlands Collegiate Masters over the weekend and the victory boosted the team into the top 10 in the rankings. UNLV won their home event for the sixth time since 2002, when […]

Golfworld Magazine Names Las Vegas Golfer Top 50 College Player

Las Vegas, Nevada (September 12, 2011)–The Las Vegas Golf Region is an ultimate golf destination, but our locals make a big mark as well. Now Golfworld Magazine has announced that UNLV golfer Derek Ernst has been named a Top 50 college golfer to watch in 2011-12. The UNLV golf program has a long history of […]

UNLV Lady Golfers End College Season While Men Wait for NCAA Regional Bid

Las Vegas, Nevada (May 9, 2010)–The UNLV Women's golf team struggled in the NCAA West Regionals, and didn't move on to the NCAA Finals. They finished 16th with only the top eight teams advancing. The Men's team finished third at the Mountain Conference Tournament, but still should get a bid to the NCAA West Regionals […]