Category Archives: UNLV College Golf Teams

News about UNLV Men’s and Women’s golf teams.

UNLV Men’s College Golf Moves Into Top 10 National Rankings

Las Vegas, Nevada (March 20, 2010)–After winning its fourth team title of the year at the Southern Highlands Collegiate Masters recently in Las Vegas (tied with UCLA for the co-championship), the UNLV men's golf team has climbed the national rankings to No. 8 in Golfstat and No. 11 in Golfweek. The Rebels home facility is Las […]

UNLV Golf Earns Co-Championship With UCLA at Las Vegas College Golf Tournament

Las Vegas, Nevada (March 15, 2010)–For UNLV Head Golf Coach Dwaine Knight, it's not about how you start, it's how you finish. Ever since he came to UNLV in the mid-eighties, he has preached the importance of finishing off a round of golf in positive fashion. A tough finish led the Rebels into settling as […]

Las Vegas Wind Blows UNLV Back Into Hunt for 3rd-Straight Masters of College Golf Title

Las Vegas, Nevada (March 13, 2010)–Leave it to straight-shooting Hall-of-Fame UNLV Golf Coach Dwaine Knight to bring up a horrible competitive memory from the past to illustrate a point about the present. Following a wind-blown second round of the 2010 Southern Highlands Collegiate Masters, Knight referred to a devastating loss in the 1996 NCAA Championships to compare […]

The Masters of College Golf Brings Best to Las Vegas

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

Las Vegas, Nevada (March 12, 2010)–The UNLV Rebels are ranked 14th in the country, have a very hot golfer in Derek Ernst, and a home Las Vegas golf course which rates with the best in the world. Plus, the team's host event, the Southern Highlands Collegiate Masters, is known as one of the best college […]

UNLV Lady Golfers Double Up With Championships at Spring Invitational

Las Vegas, Nevada (March 11, 2010)–The UNLV Lady Golfers love to play golf in their home tournament, as evidenced by several factors. Not only did they defend their title at Boulder Creek Golf Club in the Spring Invitational, but they dominated the field and also added the individual golf title with star Therese Koelbaek winning. Boulder […]

UNLV Lady Golfers Dominating at Spring Invitational at Las Vegas’ Boulder Creek

There Keolbaek is pacing the Rebels

Las Vegas, Nevada (March 10, 2010)–Boulder Creek Golf Club is officially located in Boulder City, about 35 minutes from the Las Vegas Strip, but it is still referred to as a Las Vegas Golf Region course. And the UNLV Lady Rebel golfers are putting on an epic show thus far in the UNLV Spring Invitational. […]

UNLV Golf Report: Ernst is Player of the Month, Koelbaek Top 10

Las Vegas, Nevada (March 6, 2010–Both the UNLV Men's and Women's golf teams are in full swing in the 2010 Spring season, and both are looking ahead to home events played at Las Vegas golf courses. And each team has some golfers playing well and earning recognition, especially the men's team and star player Derek […]

UNLV Men Win 3rd College Golf Title of Season

February 20, 2010 (Las Vegas, Nevada)–The No. 23 UNLV men’s golf team won the team title at the John A. Burns Intercollegiate on Friday by defeating Texas A&M in a playoff. It marked UNLV’s third team championship in seven tournaments this season and its fifth top-five finish of the year. The Rebels fired the low final […]

Boulder Creek Golf Club Site for UNLV Women’s Golf Tournament

October 28, 2009–Boulder Creek Golf Club is one of three Las Vegas golf courses located in Boulder City, Nevada, a small, non-gaming town located about 35 minutes from the Las Vegas Strip. And recently the course was again the site for a home event on the schedule of the UNLV Women's golf team. This Las […]

Oklahoma State Golfer, Pepperdine Team, Fazio Vegas Golf Course Shine at Golfweek

Oklahoma State's Hedwall Wins in Las Vegas

September 16, 2009–The recent European Women’s Amateur winner, Caroline Hedwall, posted a victory in the inaugural Golfweek Conference Challenge presented by VTech. For her, it was a walk in the park. Make that a walk in the desert … as in the Desert Course at Primm Valley Golf Club, one of two Las Vegas golf courses at […]

Golfweek Conference Challenge Off and Running at Las Vegas’ Primm Valley Golf Club

September 14, 2009 (UPDATED 9/15) –Golfweek is, as they say, for the serious golfer, and the publication, led by Las Vegas resident Lance Ringler, has worked to bring some of the best women college golfers to the Desert Las Vegas golf course at Tom Fazio's Primm Valley Golf Club. The Golfweek Conference Challenge is in its […]

UNLV Rebels Earn Individual, Team Wins at Season Opener

September 13, 2009–The UNLV men’s golf team captured the team title for the second consecutive year on Saturday at the 17-team, 55th Annual William H. Tucker Invitational, and Rebel student-athletes Derek Ernst and Colby Smith each tied for medalist honors. The tournament, which was UNLV’s season-opening outing, was played at the University of New Mexico’s […]

Former Rebel Daron Dorsey Hired as UNLV Men’s Golf Assistant Coach

August 18, 2009–UNLV has hired Daron Dorsey, a member of the UNLV Men's golf team that won the 1998 National Championship, to be the new assistant coach for the men's golf team. Dorsey is a UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law alumnus and the hiring was announced by head coach Dwaine Knight on Monday. Dorsey was a […]

KANDA NAMED CLEVELAND GOLF/SRIXON ALL-AMERICA SCHOLAR

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July 16, 2009–UNLV men's golf junior Brett Kanda was named a Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholar, which was announced Thursday by the Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA). A total of 108 players earned the honor in Division I and to be eligible, student-athletes must have been a junior or senior academically during the 2008-09 season, […]

UNLV Men’s Golf Heads to NCAA Regionals

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May 13, 2009–The UNLV men’s golf team, ranked 21st nationally, will compete at the 2009 NCAA Division I Men’s Golf Austin Regional Championship, Thursday-Saturday, May 14-16, at the University of Texas Golf Club (par 71, 7,412 yards) in Austin, Texas. The tournament is being hosted by the University of Texas. This year’s regional will mark […]

UNLV Lady Rebel Golfers Get Underway At West Regional

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May 8, 2009–TEMPE, Ariz. – The UNLV women's golf team had a difficult open to its seventh consecutive regional and is tied for 13th place following Thursday’s first round of the NCAA West Regional, which is being played at the ASU Karsten Golf Course in Tempe, Ariz. The Rebels shot an opening-round 299 (+11) and […]

UNLV Lady Rebel Golfers Head to NCAA Regionals

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April 27, 2009–The UNLV women's golf team is headed to the NCAA West Regional, which will be held May 7-9 at the ASU Karsten Golf Course in Tempe, Ariz. This will be the seventh-straight NCAA Regional appearance for the Rebels in the eight-year history of the program, all of which have come with Missy Ringler […]