UNLV Golf Falls ‘Historically’ Back at NCAA West Regional


May 17, 2008 (UPDATED MAY 18)–UNLV finished in 24th place at the NCAA West Regional event being played at the very difficult Gold Mountain Golf Club in Bremerton, Washington. It was the team's worst finish at the event in head coach Dwaine Knight's 20 years on the job. The team is working on a streak of 20-straight […]

UNLV Clinches Regional Berth;Koelbaek Ties for Medalist Honors


May 11, 2008–UNLV freshman sensation Therese Koelbaek tied for medalist honors and the Rebel women's golf team finished third at the NCAA West Regional, which wrapped up Saturday at Lincoln Hills Golf Club. The third-place finish by the Rebels ensured the squad of their third trip to the NCAA Championships, as they finished with a […]

Lady Rebel Therese Koelback Could Be On Way To Becoming Best Rebel Ever


May 10, 2008–Sometimes all it takes to completely put a college golf program on the map is that one standout player who steps up in a big event and helps lead a team to greatness. Monte Montgomery did that early on in UNLV Men's Head Golf Coach Dwaine Knight's career, and now it looks like […]

UNLV’s Eddie Olson Wins Conference Crown; Team Finishes Fifth

UNLV's Eddie Olson is one of many great players at the Masters of College Golf

April 26, 2008–The UNLV Rebel golf team finished fifth at the 2008 Mountain Conference Golf Championships, but sophomore Eddie Olson (pictured) won the tournament, and three Rebels were named to the All-Conference Team. Joining Olson–who fired a three-round total of 4-under par, 209 to win by three strokes–on the team were junior Seung-Su Han and senior Matt […]

Player of the Month Leads UNLV Mens Golf Into College Golf Postseason


April 24, 2008 (UPDATED 5 PM PST) –The UNLV Mens Golf Team tees off today in the Mountain West Conference Tournament at the Tucson National Golf Club in Arizona, with play going through Saturday. The Rebels are led by senior Matt Kinsinger (pictured), who was named MWC Player of the Month last week. "He is playing very […]

Former UNLV Lady Rebel Sunny Oh Wins as a Pro; Team Chases Conference Title


April 19, 2008 (UPDATED APRIL 20)–Sunny Oh became the first former UNLV women's golfer to win a professional event, as she won the Bright House Networks Open this past weekend. Oh, playing on the Duramed Futures Tour, shot a final-round 69 (-3) for a three-round total of five-under 211, which had her tied for first with […]

Lady Rebel Lead Goes Away at Las Vegas Spring Golf Invitational


March 12, 2008–The Lady Rebel golf team burst out of the gate and into the lead following the first round of the team's home event, the UNLV Spring Rebel Invitational, played at Las Vegas golf course Boulder Creek Golf Club. But a poor second round followed up by missed opportunities in the third and final round […]

UNLV Women Lead ‘Bubble Buster’ Home Event at Las Vegas Golf Course Boulder Creek


March 11, 2008 (UPDATED March 12)–With all of the talk surrounding who is in and who is out of the NCAA basketball tournament, it was easy for Golfweek Magazine college golf guru Lance Ringler to make a comparision with that event when talking about the UNLV women's golf home event. According to Ringler, host of […]

Let the Choco-Tacos Flow: Univ. of Nevada, Las Vegas Wins “Masters of College Golf”


March 10, 2008–It's customary for winning Ryder Cup teams to let the champagne flow following a triumph, but just moments after UNLV golfer Seung-Su Han (pictured) ensured a Rebel victory in their home golf tournament with a scintillating third shot on the par 5, 18th hole at Las Vegas golf course Southern Highlands, the Rebels celebrated […]

UNLV Golf Alone in Second; Las Vegas Golfer Han Fires 66


March 9, 2008–The No. 22 UNLV men's golf team shot a second-round even-par 288 on Saturday to remain in second place at the Southern Highlands Collegiate Championship, which is being hosted by the Rebels, the Las Vegas Founders and Las Vegas golf course Southern Highlands Golf Club. UNLV, which also shot 288 during Friday's first […]

UNLV Golf in Second After First Round; Moving Up


March 8, 2008 (11 AM PST)–The No. 22 UNLV men's golf team shot an opening-round even-par 288 on Friday and is tied for second place at the Southern Highlands Collegiate Championship, which is being hosted by the Rebels, the Las Vegas Founders and Private Las Vegas golf course Southern Highlands Golf Club (par 72, 7510). […]

UNLV Golfer Han Named to Prestigious Hogan Award Watch List


February 28, 2008–The UNLV Men's Golf Program is currently ranked 22nd in the Golweek rankings, and are readying for the Southern Highlands Collegiate event, their home tournament to be played at the exclusive Southern Highlands Golf Club. And now, one of the star players on the Rebels, Seung-Su Han, ranked 47th, has been named as one […]

UNLV Rebels Mens Golf Defends Title at Ping-Arizona Event; Finish Second


January 25, 2008 (UPDATED JAN. 20, 2008)–The UNLV Mens golf team will take back to the golf course to open up the spring season by playing in the prestigious PING-Arizona Intercollegiate tournament in Tucson. The event was held Monday and Tuesday, Jan. 28-29, at Arizona National Golf Club (par 71, 6,900 yards).  The Rebels were the […]

SNGA President Brady Exber Earns 8th Player of the Year Award; ’08 Schedule Released


December 19, 2007–Longtime Las Vegas amateur golfer and current Southern Nevada Golf Association President Brady Exber has won the 2007 SNGA Player of the Year award for a record eighth time. Exber, already an inductee into the Southern Nevada Golf Hall of Fame, also won the award in 1996, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2003 and […]

Las Vegas Lady Rebel Golfers Sign Two Standouts

November 28, 2007–UNLV women’s golf signed a pair of student-athletes to national letters of intent on Tuesday during the early signing period and they will join the Rebel golf team next fall, the athletics department announced. Bethany Glassford and Kristen Schelling are the pair that has inked during the early signing period and they will be […]

Las Vegas Golf Course Pro Mike Davis Now a Master Professional

Las Vegas PGA of America pro Mike Davis

November 23, 2007(This article previously ran in In Business Las Vegas)–When you’re in the golf business, generally, there is a lack of respect given to you by people in other professions. It’s a given that all people do in the golf business do is play golf, and every day is spent enjoying 18 holes of […]

Nevada-Las Vegas (UNLV) Mens Golf Adds Three Big-Time Recruits


November 15, 2007–The UNLV men's golf program received signed national letters of intent from Derek Ernst, Connor Green and Colby Smith (pictured) on Wednesday – the first day of the early signing period – to enroll at UNLV next fall and play for the Rebels starting with the 2008-09 season, head coach Dwaine Knight announced. The […]

UNLV Lady Freshman Golfer Koelback Wins Golfweek Player of the Week

November 14, 2007–Following her first career win, UNLV women’s golf freshman Therese Koelbaek was named Golfweek’s Player of the Week on Tuesday. Koelbaek won the USF Richmond Country Club Invitational with a two-over 215 over three rounds, including posting a final-round score of two-under 69. Koelbaek helped the Rebels finish third overall at the tournament.  

Nevada-Las Vegas (UNLV) Men Golfers Tie for Fourth at Turtle Bay Event

November 10, 2007–The UNLV men's golf team shot a final-round 13-under-par 275 and finished in a tie for fourth place on Wednesday at the Turtle Bay Intercollegiate played at Turtle Bay Resort. Tennessee led wire-to-wire and won the tournament at 64-under 800 after a final-round 27-under 261. UC Irvine finished second, 21 shots back at […]