Mesquite Welcomes International Golfers For RE/MAX World Long Drive Championship

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Las Vegas, Nevada (September 20, 2013)–Golfers from all over the world are in Mesquite, Nevada, this week for the annual RE/MAX World Long Drive Championship. And when we say all over, we mean all over. Golfers from across the world are attempting to earn championships in one of seven divisions. Six of the division champions […]

Desert Pines Two-tiered Practice Center To Re-Open With Improvements

Las Vegas, Nevada (September 17, 2013)–Recent high winds and flooding have wreaked havoc on some area golf courses. Several courses and facilities have been damaged, but the good news is that owners and operators have stepped up and not only re-opened but improved during the closures. The most recent example of this is the driving […]

Las Vegas Paiute Golf Resort: We Will Be Back Good As Ever

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Las Vegas, Nevada (September 11, 2013)–Las Vegas Paiute Golf Resort General Manager Chad Gunier–and Tribal leaders and his Paiute staff–say that repair efforts are in full swing on the three Pete Dye golf courses at the resort. The courses have been closed since major flooding damaged all three courses a couple weeks ago. But contrary […]

Las Vegas Shriners PGA Tour Event Will Be Big FedEx Cup Party

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Las Vegas, Nevada (September 5, 2013)–It's customary to throw a big party to celebrate a momentous occasion. Well, the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open officially becoming a PGA Tour FedEx Cup Points Event is that occasion. And the party will be on October 12-20 at TPC Summerlin. In addition to the PGA Tour action, there are […]

RE/MAX World Long Drive Championship Winner In Vegas Will Be Belted

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Las Vegas, Nevada (September 4, 2013)–The longest driver of a golf ball in the world will be determined on October 30 at the RE/MAX World Long Drive Championship. The event is at Las Vegas Motor Speedway and will be broadcast internationally live on Golf Channel. And the champion will earn a $250,000 winner-takes-all first prize […]

Flooding Dampens Great Conditions at Las Vegas Paiute Golf Resort

Updated info: due to damage, golf at paiute is closed until October 1. More details follow. Read on for more details. Las Vegas, Nevada (August 26, 2013)–One of the go-to places to play golf during overseeding season in the Las Vegas Golf Region is the Las Vegas Paiute Golf Resort. But recent flooding October 1, […]

PGA Tour’s Shriners Hospitals For Children Open Offers Tickets For Charity

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Las Vegas, Nevada (August 21, 2013)–The 31st-straight year of PGA Tour golf in Las Vegas kicks off October 17-20, 2013, with the playing of the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open. And tournament management has created the "Tickets for Charity" campaign that allows Las Vegas charitable organizations–The First Tee of Southern Nevada among them–to offer tickets […]

CBS Las Vegas Previews 2013 PGA Tour Shriners Hospitals for Children Open

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Las Vegas, Nevada (August 8, 2013)–The 2013 rendition of the Las Vegas' PGA Tour event, the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open, is now part of the FedEx Cup regular season. What that means is that the tournament now truly matters–think of it like an early season NFL football game–and PGA Tour players who tee it […]

Long Drivers Break Golf Channel Simulators: Las Vegas Motor Speedway Awaits (VIDEO)

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Las Vegas, Nevada (August 4, 2013)–The buzz is quickly building for the 2013 RE/MAX World Long Drive Championship that will be held at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway on October 30. Eight of the world's biggest hitters–who make it to Las Vegas after qualifying in Mesquite, Nevada in September–will descend on the Speedway for the […]

Top Las Vegas Girl Junior Golfers Compete In America’s Cup

Las Vegas, Nevada (July 29, 2013)–Some of the top girl amateur golfers from the Las Vegas Golf Region are competing in the highly-acclaimed Girls America's Cup this week in Albuquerque, New Mexico, at The Championship Course at the University of New Mexico. The golfers representing the area are Ciara Clark, Mercedes Khumnark, Sarah Paravia, and Julia […]

Las Vegas Paiute Golf Resort Earns TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence

Las Vegas, Nevada (July 27, 2013)–There are three signature Pete Dye Las Vegas golf courses at the Las Vegas Paiute Golf Resort. Each are worth the play, and routinely this Las Vegas golf resort is praised by golfers. Now comes word that the resort was recognized by TripAdvisor.com with the Certificate of Excellence. The award–based […]

Pro Ryan Hogue and Am Pete Lugowski Win Cleveland Pro/Scratch

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Las Vegas, Nevada (July 21, 2013)–Professional Ryan Hogue and amateur Pete Lugowski earned the title at the 2013 Cleveland Pro-Scratch Invitational presented by E-Z GO at Las Vegas' Angel Park Golf Club. They posted rounds of 63-65 for a 128 total score in the two-day event held July 14 and 15. They finished one stroke […]

Palazzo, Las Vegas Golf Courses Team Up For RE/MAX Long Drive Championship

Las Vegas, Nevada (June 27, 2013)–Long Drivers of America announced  recently that The Palazzo Hotel & Resort and Walters Golf will be the official hospitality partners for the finals in Las Vegas, October 28-30. The two Las Vegas golf courses operated by Walters Golf that will be experienced are Bali Hai Golf Club and Royal Links […]

Hot Tiger Woods Coming Back to Las Vegas For 2013 Tiger Jam, Kid Rock

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Las Vegas, Nevada (May 13, 2013)–Tiger Woods has already won four PGA Tour tournaments in 2013, the fastest start of his career. How will he celebrate? By coming to Las Vegas this weekend for his annual Tiger Jam XV  fundraiser which will include a golf tournament and clinic at Las Vegas resort course Cascata. The […]

RE/MAX World Long Drive Champ Hits It 430 Yards at Las Vegas Motor Speedway

Las Vegas, Nevada (May 4, 2013)–Go big or go home. Put it this way: Ryan Winther, the 2012 RE/MAX World Long Drive champion, didn't go home. Winther was part of a group of special guests who christened the Las Vegas Motor Speedway as the new home of the Championship Finals, hitting exhibition golf drives of […]

New Mexico State Wins WAC Club Glove Golf Championships at Rio Secco

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Las Vegas, Nevada (May 1, 2013)–Somebody should probably check the Rio Secco Golf Club records to determine if the New Mexico State Men's golf team lists this Las Vegas resort course as its home layout. The Aggies won their fourth WAC Club Glove Golf title in the last five years, with each of those events […]

Butch Harmon Welcomes NCAA Club Glove WAC Golf Championships to Rio Secco

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Las Vegas, Nevada (April 29, 2013)–The world's top golf instructor, Butch Harmon, welcomed the players in the 2013 Club Glove WAC Golf Championships to Las Vegas and the Rees Jones-designed Rio Secco Golf Club. Harmon, who operates the Butch Harmon School of Golf at Rio Secco, spoke to the golfers and coaches on Sunday evening, […]

All Welcome at Golf Fest Vegas Featuring Free Golf, Entertainment, Demos

Las Vegas, Nevada (April 27, 2013)–Las Vegas visiting and local golfers are invited to Angel Park Golf Club May 3-4 for the annual Golf Fest Vegas. The event features free range play to test the latest in golf equipment, a beer garden, other entertainment and exhibitors. The $10 admission fee includes a free round of […]

Big News To Hit Soon For Callaway Golf Center in Las Vegas

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Las Vegas, Nevada (April 3, 2013)–There is a huge announcement coming for the Callaway Golf Center in Las Vegas. The very popular Center which features a lighted 9-hole course, two-tiered practice area, large clubhouse and pro shop, and a restaurant, will be undergoing millions in renovations and upgrades very soon. Plans are in the works, […]