Shriners Las Vegas PGA Tour Event Earns FedEx Cup Spot in 2013

Las Vegas, Nevada (July 3, 2012)–The wait is over. Finally, the PGA Tour event in Las Vegas, the Justin Timberlake Shriners Hospitals for Children Open, will be a part of the FedEx Cup playoffs beginning in 2013. In 2012, the event celebrates 30-straight years in Las Vegas and has had such memorable champions as Tiger […]

PGA Tour Week To Kick Off With Las Vegas Golf Hall of Fame Induction

Las Vegas, Nevada (updated June 10, 2012)–Las Vegas' PGA Tour event, the Justin Timberlake Shriners Hospitals for Children Open, is turning into a week-long party. That has always been the vision of tournament officials, and with every year more and more events are being added to the festivities. And later this year, the Las Vegas […]

Angel Park and Shadow Creek Named Best Las Vegas Golf Courses In Poll

Las Vegas, Nevada (June 2, 2012)–There are several Las Vegas Golf Region golf courses that have earned national recogntion as being Top 100 golf courses. But annually, the local Las Vegas Review-Journal conducts the "Best of Las Vegas" poll about area locations, people, shows, and, yes, golf courses. In 2012, Angel Park Golf Club and Shadow […]

2012 WAC College Golf Champion Decided at Rio Secco in Vegas

Las Vegas, Nevada (May 3, 2012)–For several years, Las Vegas' Rio Secco Golf Club has hosted the Western Athletic Conference Golf Championships. And in 2012, San Jose State walked off the fabulous Rees Jones design as the champions. San Jose State's Jay Myers was the individual champion. –By Brian Hurlburt with WAC press release.

Volunteer For Timberlake Shriners PGA Tour Event For Up Close Look at Masters Pros

Las Vegas, Nevada (April 7, 2012)–With The Masters being played this week, it gets us looking ahead to October and the playing of Las Vegas' PGA Tour event, the Justin Timberlake Shriners Hospitals for Children Open. In a little more five months, some of the same names dotting the Masters leaderboard will be in Las […]

Callaway, ESPN Come to Pete Dye’s Las Vegas Paiute Golf Resort

Las Vegas, Nevada (April 5, 2012)–You never really know what will be going on at the three Las Vegas golf courses at the Las Vegas Paiute Golf Resort. Each course was designed by  the legend, Pete Dye, and with 54 holes in play, there are always Las Vegas golf deals and events happening. This weekend […]

Shadow Creek Is the Golf Place to Be in Las Vegas This Weekend

Las Vegas, Nevada (March 31, 2012)–The Michael Jordan Celebrity Invitational is in Las Vegas this weekend, and the hospitality at Shadow Creek, the host course, is the place to be. The M life Hospitality tent is VIP all the way with complimentary drinks and food, and a DJ spinning the 80s party music. Oh yeah, […]

Butch Harmon School of Golf In Las Vegas Teaches You Same Tips As Pros

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Las Vegas, Nevada (March 20, 2012)–Butch Harmon has been voted America's Top Golf Teacher for 12 years running in a poll of his peers published in Golf Digest. High praise, for sure, but a quick scan of the FedEx Cup standings also proves his ability because several of the PGA Tour pros he works with […]

Night Golf for St. Patrick’s Day Celebration: March Madness Golf, Vegas Style

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Las Vegas, Nevada (March 10, 2012)–Las Vegas has been called the Ultimate Golf City. And when you add up the hotels, the Strip, the gambling, the dining, the entertainment, and the golf, it's pretty hard to argue that point. And with March Madness upon the college basketball world, Las Vegas will be brimming with excitement. […]

UNLV College Golf Report: Best Teams In Country Visit Southern Highlands For Collegiate Masters

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Las Vegas, Nevada (March 1, 2012)–The annual UNLV Men's home golf event has included such a deep field of teams over the years that it was unofficially dubbed the "Masters of College Golf" several years ago by national media members. A couple years ago, the word "Masters" was officially added to the title, but one […]

Las Vegas Michael Jordan Celebrity Invitational: Get Up Close to Action As Volunteer

Las Vegas, Nevada (February 26, 2012)–The Michael Jordan Celebrity Invitational was held in Las Vegas for the first time in 2011. Following the success of year one, it was no doubt that year two of this golf tournament was coming back to the Las Vegas Golf Region and Shadow Creek. And now the event–hosted by […]

College Golf Report: Prestigious Cascata Hosts UNLV Women’s Golf Spring Invitational

Las Vegas, Nevada (February 22, 2012)–Cascata is a Las Vegas resort course that has earned 29 out of 30 stars in a ZAGAT survey. It is a haven for big Las Vegas events, Tour players, and celebrites. But this week it was the host course of the UNLV Women's Golf Spring Invitational that brought some […]

UNLV College Golf Report: Derek Ernst Named to 2012 Ben Hogan Watch List

Las Vegas, Nevada (February 13, 2012)–UNLV Golf has a long history. The team won a NCAA title in 1998 and two Rebels have won individual NCAA titles (Warren Schutte in 1991 and Ryan Moore in 2004). Now Senior Derek Ernst is looking to solidify his name among the best UNLV golfers of all time by […]

Follow LVGolfInsider on Twitter For All That is Las Vegas Golf Courses, Tee Times

Las Vegas, Nevada (February 10, 2012)–This website, GolfLasVegasNow.com, is embracing Twitter with the handle @LVGolfInsider. Click to follow and get news about Las Vegas golf courses, special insider access Las Vegas tee times deals and rates, plus news about PGA Tour and LPGA Tour golfers with Vegas ties. Also you will get updated Las Vegas […]

USA Rugby 7s in Las Vegas to Feature 5th Annual Golf Scrumble

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Las Vegas, Nevada (February 3, 2012)–The USA Rugby 7s International Rugby Tournament returns to Las Vegas with events running  from February 7-12, 2012. And the 5th Annual Scrumble is scheduled for Feburary 10 at historic Las Vegas National Golf Club. Click now to sign up for this Las Vegas golf tournament with a rugby twist […]

Alvaro Quiros Drives Bellagio Fountains in New Callaway Golf Las Vegas Commercial

Las Vegas, Nevada (February 1, 2012)–Alvaro Quiros averaged 313 yards in driving distance on the 2011 PGA Tour, good for fifth best. Recently, Quiros "unleashed" his new Callaway RAZR Fit driver and boomed it 310 yards over the Bellagio fountains on the Las Vegas Strip. The public launch of the new adjustable driver is February […]