August 14, 2007–Actor Samuel L. Jackson is a self-proclaimed bad motherf…, and he is also a pretty good golfer. Recently he was interviewed on ESPN 920 radio in Las Vegas by host Dug Dugless, and talked about golf and what his favorite Las Vegas golf courses are. His top three Las Vegas golf courses are Shadow Creek, Cascata and […]
July 22, 2007–Las Vegas is known as one of the world's best places to spot celebrities, and catching a glimpse of them on some of the best Las Vegas golf courses, like Cascata (pictured), is nearly an every day occurrence. Within the past couple weeks, just a few of the names that have been spotted […]
June 20, 2007–Reggie Theus was pretty much an NBA player while he was starring at UNLV, and he was one of the keys to a UNLV team that averaged more than 100 points per game while on its way to the 1977 NCAA Final Four. He was showtime all the way with all-star looks, look-away […]
June 6, 2007–Golf legend Lee Trevino will be in the Fox television booth talking and covering the Ultimate Game at Wynn Las Vegas, and will watch with the other millions on television booth while one of 12 golfers–including three with strong Las Vegas ties–collects the biggest winner's check in all of golf. $2 million will go […]
June 7, 2007–A concert review and story on a golf website that is solely dedicated to Las Vegas golf? Well, when the front man for one of the world's biggest bands happens to be the cousin of a Las Vegas PGA Tour pro, Craig Barlow, and that front man is a golfer who played on his Las […]
Tiger/Will Ferrell May 29, 2007–Tiger Jam X played out over several venues in Las Vegas over the weekend, and several of music's biggest names rocked the private–and sometimes public–events. Hootie and the Blowfish kicked off the evening festivities at the Pre-Jam event that was held poolside at the Mandalay Bay. Guests were asked to wear […]
May 21, 2007–We may all dislike the fact that Tiger Woods annually chooses to miss the Las Vegas PGA Tour stop, but his dislike to for the ease of the courses and the pro-am format doesn't mean he has a disdain for Las Vegas and its golf courses in general. He loves Las Vegas so […]
May 9, 2007–You never know who you will run into when playing golf in Las Vegas, and this past weekend of big events was no different. The stars were burning brightly at Las Vegas hotels and casinos, and a few of the names in town spent some time on the greens and fairways of Las […]
March 26, 2007–Tiger Woods is on a hot roll. One that's lasted about a decade, and shows no signs of cooling. When Tiger finally dispatched Brett Wetterich over the weekend to win the CA Championship, a World Golf Championship event, it marked his 77th win as a professional. His first PGA Tour win came at […]
During every show for many years, historical talk show host Johnny Carson would punctuate his monologue with a pretty nice looking golf swing. It became a signature move, and one that every Carson impressionist put in their act. So who was Johnny's pro that helped make the swing "fundamentally" sound? According to Terry Webber, the nephew of […]
NBA All-Star weekend burned brightly and the world was watching. And Las Vegas golf courses were right in the middle of the action. The All-Star Celebrity Golf Classic hosted by Athletes in Action was played at Dragonridge Country Club and had several celebs and sports stars teeing off at the Jay Moorish/Dave Druzisky private course tucked in […]
The NBA All-Star Game weekend is the biggest thing to ever hit Las Vegas, and several Las Vegas golf courses are right in the middle of the action. On Thursday, NBA All-Star media gathered at Bali Hai Golf Club for an event. George Gervin was among the participants. And this weekend is highlighted by an […]
Mirage headliner and namesake for the Danny Gans Junior Golf Academy is taking his golf game and voices on the road to Pebble Beach. Danny Gans will tee it up for the first time in the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am. The event is the PGA Tour's annual "golfapalooza", and what the celebrities, who are […]
Video footage from a new television commericial is leaking out, and shows Tiger Woods spontaneously tackling an actor with an "Urlacher-esque" hit. Local physical therapist Keith Kleven has long said that Woods is one of the most athletic people he has ever seen. Tiger shows good form in the video. View the video here.
The list of celebrities who play golf in Las Vegas is long. Presidents, movie stars, athletes and other notables tee it up here on a daily basis. The late Sammy Davis, Jr., and his Rat Pack buddies, were some of the first to make golfing in Vegas the cool thing to do.
By Brian Hurlburt, Golf Las Vegas Now editor Celebrities, sports stars and other dignitaries have a long history of playing golf in Las Vegas. Several presidents played at the old Desert Inn, and Sammy Davis, Jr. and his Rat Pack buddies were always teeing it up on the layout.