2014 Las Vegas World Amateur Features Perfect Weather, Golf, Experience

Las Vegas, Nevada (February 17, 2014)–It seemed like two champions of the 2014 Las Vegas World Amateur golf tournament must have been paid off by tournament organizers to speak in such superlatives about the tournament. But Jim Keatts and Brian Mathis assured this writer they were only speaking the truth as they believed it. "Word […]

Now Is Time To Help Wounded Warrior Who Served His Country

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Las Vegas, Nevada (January 15, 2014)–Soldier Daniel Meyer served his country proudly. But while on a tour of duty in Afghanistan, he was exposed to burn pits where the military burns trash. That exposure changed his future because he now suffers from bronchiolitis obliterans, a terminal illness. But a silver lining for Meyer is a love […]

Las Vegas Golf Course Superintendent Bill Rohret Earns PGA Award

Las Vegas, Nevada (January 13, 2014)–Longtime Las Vegas golf course superintendent Bill Rohret and his wife, Dian, were recently awarded the 2013 Citizens of the Year Award by the Southern Nevada Chapter, Southwest Section, PGA of America. The award is annually given by the chaper to those individuals who provide expemplary efforts within their community. […]

Bigfoot Sighting in Las Vegas With Robotic Golf Caddy

Las Vegas, Nevada (December 28, 2013)–The next big thing in golf just might have gotten its start in Las Vegas. And it involves golf caddies and a sighting of one of the most infamous creatures in the world. Well, kind of. A Las Vegas company has announced the release of The CaddyTrek Bigfoot which is an […]

Doing Good In Mesquite Brings Joy and Toys To Kids Through Golf

Las Vegas, Nevada (December 17, 2013)–Several Mesquite golf courses were the site for the 9th annual Golf Fore Kids toy drive and fundraiser. The event originated in 2005 at Falcon Ridge Golf Club but in 2013, four courses were used for the event which helped collect $48,000 in toy donations including 120 bikes and scooters. […]

Mesquite, Nevada Golf Destination Hosts Historic Nevada Open For 15th Time

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Las Vegas, Nevada (December 13, 2013)–The annual professional state championship for Nevada was played over two courses in the golf destination of Mesquite, Nevada, this week. Walking away with the title and $20,000 was Jeff Rangel from Martinez, Calif. who recorded a 16-under par total to defeat Brady Schnell of Phoenix, Ariz. by two shots. […]

This Joe Cares Deeply About (TPC) Golf in Las Vegas

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Las Vegas, Nevada (December 2, 2013)–Joe Massanova is one of those guys. The type that is always thinking and developing strategies to make his business better. And at the heart of being "better" for Massanova, the Director of Business Development at TPC Las Vegas, is ensuring that his course–one of two PGA Tour-owned layouts in […]

In 2014 Learn the Same Secrets Butch Harmon Teaches Tour Pros

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Las Vegas, Nevada (November 19, 2013)–The Butch Harmon School of Golf is located at Rio Secco Golf Club in Las Vegas. And Harmon recently announced his complete School schedule for 2014 which includes schools with he and his staff in addition to staff-only schools. Click to view the entire 2014 calendar now. An experience at […]

TPC Las Vegas, Rio Secco Part of Els For Autism Record Year

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Las Vegas, Nevada (November 7, 2013)–The number of big-time golf charity events held in Las Vegas is immense. Most recently, major champion Ernie Els hosted the annual Els For Autism Grand Finale here with golf events taking place at TPC Las Vegas in addition to Rio Secco Golf Club. Other non-golf events surrounding the Finale […]

PGA Tour Team Set for 2013 Wendy’s 3-Tour at Rio Secco

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Las Vegas, Nevada (November 3, 2013)–Jason Day, Billy Horschel, and Boo Weekley are scheduled to represent the PGA Tour in the annual Wendy's 3-Tour Challenge at Las Vegas resort course Rio Secco Golf Club. The event features a weekend-full of festivities highlighed by the pro competition of three-player teams from the LPGA Tour, PGA Tour, […]

400 Yard Drives To Be Launched at Las Vegas Motor Speedway–VIDEO

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Las Vegas, Nevada (October 25, 2013)–It isn't an exaggeration in the headline. Golf balls will be flying 400+ yards at Las Vegas Motor Speedway and live on Golf Channel on October 30. The finals of the RE/MAX World Long Drive Championship hit the home of NASCAR in Las Vegas that night, and a spectacle will […]

Champions PGA Tour Team For Wendy’s 3-Tour Challenge Set

Las Vegas, Nevada (October 22, 2013)–The three-player team for the Champions PGA Tour at Rio Secco Golf Club is set for the Wendy's 3-Tour Challenge. The team was announced this week and is made up of Fred Funk, Bernhard Langer, and Kenny Perry. Each have played in the tournament before including Funk and Langer who […]

Las Vegas Golf Retail Icon Voss Boreta Passes Away

Las Vegas, Nevada (October 12, 2013)–Voss Boreta is credited with revolutionizing the golf retail mail-order business in the seventies and at one time operated more than 70 Las Vegas Discount Golf and Tennis franchises around the country. On October 1, Las Vegas and the golf industry as a whole lost a true icon when Voss […]

Play Where PGA Tour Legends Hale Irwin and Jim Furyk Won

Las Vegas, Nevada (October 11, 2013)–With the PGA Tour's Shriners Hospitals For Children Open teeing off at Las Vegas' TPC Summerlin in a few days, we have been reminiscing about previous PGA Tour and Champions PGA Tour events that have been played in Las Vegas. And just down the street from the current host course […]

RE/MAX World Long Drive Championship Series Debuts on Golf Channel

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Las Vegas, Nevada (October 9, 2013)–For the first time, the finals of the RE/MAX World Long Drive Championship (October 30 from Las Vegas Motor Speedway at 6 PM PST) will be televised live on Golf Channel. And kicking off the coverage is a series of specials that accent "Long Drive Month" on the network. The […]

Police, Fire, Military Appreciation Station Highlights Vegas PGA Tour Event

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Las Vegas, Nevada (October 5, 2013)–PGA Tour week in Las Vegas kicks off October 12 with the Las Vegas Golf Hall of Fame Night of Induction and runs through October 21 when the host course, TPC Summerlin, is opened up for the Tough Day Challenge when golfers have the chance to play the course with […]

Pete Dye Golf Courses Returning to Glory at Las Vegas Paiute

Las Vegas, Nevada (October 2, 2013)–Damage caused by torrential rains and collateral debris from the Carpenter 1 forest fire forced the shutdown of the three Pete Dye signature golf courses at the Las Vegas Paiute Golf Resort in August. But after round-the-clock attention and renovation, Snow Mountain became the first to re-open on October 1, […]

Six World Champions Crowned at RE/MAX World Long Drive

Mesquite, Nevada (September 24, 2013)–Six RE/MAX World Long Drive Championship winners were determined in Mesquite, Nevada, on Saturday, September 21. Among them, a new ladies champ. two Long Drivers of America Hall of Famers, and a former NBA Superstar. Now the focus shifts to qualifying for the October Eight who will then square off at […]