Independent Golf Companies Come Together With Assist From Las Vegas Pro

Las Vegas, Nevada (December 13, 2012)–Trevor Derrheim is a longtime teaching professional with ties to the Las Vegas Golf Region in addition to Arizona. But these days, his focus is mostly on some business ventures including 59 Belts, mainly a buckle company, and rdcircle, a grouping of 11 independent golf companies working together to market, sell, […]

Millions More Reasons to Play Vegas PGA Tour Event For Pros

Las Vegas, Nevada (December 11, 2012)–While it has long been known that Las Vegas' PGA Tour event–The Shriners Hospitals for Children Open–would become a part of the FedEx Cup system, it is now officially in black and white. The PGA Tour released the early part of the 2013-14 schedule, and the Las Vegas event will […]

Tour Stars, Rio Secco, Key Golf Shine From Vegas on Golf Channel

Las Vegas, Nevada (UPDATED December 10, 2012)–The Wendy's 3 Tour Challenge is one of the most enjoyable made-for-television golf tournaments going. The event is annually played in Las Vegas and features three-player teams from the LPGA Tour, PGA Tour, and Champions Tour going head to head. Las Vegas resort course Rio Secco Golf Club is […]

Butch Harmon Helps Wounded Soldiers Find Solace Through Las Vegas Golf

Las Vegas, Nevada (November 14, 2012)–The guy in the wheel chair said it matter of factly. "This invitation and now getting involved with golf has saved me. This is the first time in about six months I have been out of the house and it has motivated me to do more and continue living." The […]

Las Vegas Golfer and UNLV Lady Rebel Dana Finkelstein Earns Honor

Las Vegas, Nevada (November 7, 2012)–Some good golf is being played by the UNLV Womens' golf team, and a lot of it by sophomore Dana Finkelstein. And it has been announced that she has earned Mountain West Conference Golfer of the Month for October. She placed in the top 20 in each of the Rebels' three […]

Golf Book Features Stories About Tiger Woods, Jack Nicklaus Wins in Vegas

Las Vegas, Nevada (October 29, 2012)–City of Champions: the History of Professional Golf in Las Vegas is a recently-released coffee table book that features photos,  interviews with the likes of Jack Nicklaus and Tiger Woods, and more than 100 historic photos. The 160 pages detail more than 100 professional golf tournaments in Las Vegas dating […]

PGA Tour Stars Love III, Watney, Day Head to Vegas for 2012 Wendy’s 3 Tour Challenge

Las Vegas, Nevada (October 27, 2012)–One thing is certain annually in Las Vegas with the playing of the Wendy's 3 Tour Challenge: some of the best LPGA Tour, PGA Tour, and Champions PGA Tour will be in the Las Vegas Golf Region playing a great golf course. And now it is known that the PGA […]

Champions PGA Tour Pros Langer, Funk, Lehman Head to Vegas for Wendy’s 3 Tour

Las Vegas, Nevada (October 22, 2012)–Sometimes the annual playing of the Wendy's 3-Tour Challenge in Las Vegas flies under the radar. But the fact is that some of the world's greatest LPGA Tour, Champions PGA Tour, and PGA Tour golfers play in the event that has become a tradition in the Las Vegas Golf Region. […]

Big Week For Las Vegas PGA Tour Event Reveals Bright Future

Las Vegas, Nevada (October 12, 2012)–There wasn't much to not like about the 2012 rendition of the Justin Timberlake Shriners Hospitals for Children Open. And with the successful 2012 showing, the event becoming a full FedEx Cup points tournament in 2013, and a new 5-year deal between the Shriners and the PGA Tour, the future […]

Las Vegas LPGA Tour Star Natalie Gulbis Stars In Hometown Wendy’s 3-Tour

Las Vegas, Nevada (October 11, 2012)–The Wendy's 3-Tour Challenge brings some of the best LPGA Tour, PGA Tour, and Champions PGA Tour pros to Las Vegas each year. And for the last several years, one of the constants has been Las Vegas Golf Region resident Natalie Gulbis representing the LPGA Tour. That is again the […]

Big Names Dot Vegas PGA Tour Leaderboard Foreshadowing 2013

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Las Vegas, Nevada (October 6, 2012)–A pretty solid group of names sits atop the leaderboard of Las Vegas' PGA Tour event. Names such as Vijay Singh, John Daly, Nick Watney and Ryan Moore are in the top 10 entering round three. FedEx Cup playoff participant Jonas Blixt is at the top. And the quality field […]

Las Vegas Golf Course Superintendents Remember Calletano Lopez

Las Vegas, Nevada (September 16, 2012)–The Las Vegas Golf Region has been hit with a few major rain storms this monsoon season, and this past week major flooding caused the death of Luis Lopez-Solis, a maintenance worker at Desert Rose Golf Club. Lopez was working on a backhoe when rising waters swept him away. A search […]

Follow @LVGolfInsider on Twitter For Vegas Deals, News, Tee Times

Las Vegas, Nevada (September 11, 2012)–If you live it, you know it. And we live golf in Las Vegas on a daily basis so we are highly qualified to offer Las Vegas golf news, deals, tee times, celebrity sightings and much, much more at this site and on Twitter @LVGolfInsider. We give you the best information about […]

Strong Ties to Las Vegas Golf For 2012 U.S. Ryder Cup Team

Las Vegas, Nevada (September 5, 2012)–Davis Love III announced his final four picks for the United States Ryder Cup team, and the deep ties to Las Vegas for several members of the squad start with the captain himself. Love III won the 1993 Las Vegas Invitational (now the Justin Timberlake Shriners Hospitals for Children Open) […]

Las Vegas’ Butch Harmon Honors Heroes With Veterans Day Golf Tournament

Operation Front Door in Las Vegas honors the military

Las Vegas, Nevada (August 30-31, 2012)–Butch Harmon operates his School of Golf at Las Vegas' Rio Secco Golf Club, and annually he hosts several outings for United States military members. Many go under the radar, Butch just doing the right thing by bringing some joy to these true American Heroes. And this Veterans Day 2012, […]

Las Vegas’ Callaway GC Home to PGA Expo Golf Demo

Las Vegas, Nevada (August 16, 2012)–The annual PGA Expo hits Las Vegas again, and along with a major Demo Night. In 2012, the demo event takes place at the popular Callaway Golf Center. The 2012 PGA Expo, Aug. 20-22 in Las Vegas, begins with the all-new Demo Night featuring product testing, instruction workshops, professional networking, and […]

World Masters of Junior Golf Plays at PGA Tour’s TPC Las Vegas

Fall TPC Las Vegas golf packages and vacations

Las Vegas, Nevada (July 17, 2012)–The Las Vegas Golf Region is the site for many of the biggest and best golf tournaments including the Masters of college golf, the Justin Timberlake Shriners Hospital for Children Open, Tiger Jam, and the Wendy's 3-Tour Challenge, among others. And this week brings the World Masters of Junior Golf […]