PGA Tour Shriners Hospitals For Children Open To Tap Keg at Gordon Biersch

Las Vegas, Nevada (March 28, 2013)–The FedEx Cup comes to Las Vegas in October with the playing of the PGA Tour's Shriners Hospitals for Children Open. And there are several events scheduled during the week, and a few prior to the tournament. One of the more fun ones is the tapping of the Maibock Brew […]

Dale Earnhardt Would Be Proud of This NASCAR Vegas Golf Moment

RE/MAX World Long Drive Jamie Sadlowski Las Vegas

Las Vegas, Nevada (March 1, 2013)–It's a perfect February night in Las Vegas, and two of the biggest-hitting golfers in the world are gazing out at the infield of the Las Vegas Motor Speedway (three big boppers if you count Long Drivers of America visionary and former World Long Drive Champion Art Sellinger). The middle […]

Need For Speed Realized By RE/MAX World Long Drive Finals

Las Vegas, Nevada (February 25, 2013)–Las Vegas Golf Hall of Fame Class of 2011 inductee Art Sellinger has nurtured the RE/MAX World Long Drive Finals from a small event into an international phenomenon. And now his long ball stars will be going deep at the home of Las Vegas' NASCAR race: the Las Vegas Motor […]

Mesquite, Las Vegas Flavor Now Part of RE/MAX World Long Drive Finals

Las Vegas, Nevada (February 21, 2013)–For a time, it appeared that the marriage between Mesquite golf and the RE/MAX World Long Drive Finals was over. But due to a lot of working together, it appears the union is stronger than ever and a second honeymoon in Las Vegas will be taken as well. Las Vegas […]

Inaugural Vegas World Amateur Goes Off In Style With Michelob UItra, Vegas Courses

Las Vegas, Nevada (February 18, 2013)–The inaugural Vegas World Amateur golf tournament went off in true Vegas style last week. Competitors from all over the United States hit Las Vegas and some of the best Vegas courses for fun, competition, and true Vegas entertainment. One the of the lead sponsors, Michelob Ultra, flowed nicely, and […]

Mesquite Weekend Features Golf, Off Road, Nitro Circus

Wolf Creek Golf Club 2014 re-opens

Las Vegas, Nevada (February 15, 2013)–The Mesquite Off-Road Weekend event February 21-24, 2013 in Mesquite, Nevada (77 miles north of Las Vegas) is shaping up nicely. And you can watch the racing and the world-famous Nitro Circus plus get in a round of golf at the Top 100 Wolf Creek Golf Club. The Off-Road portion […]

Ultimate Golf Shootouts In Las Vegas Give Mini Tour Pros Place to Play

Las Vegas, Nevada (February 10, 2013)–As we continually chronicle here at GolfLasVegasNow.com, the Las Vegas Golf Region is the home to 25+ PGA Tour, LPGA Tour, Champions Tour, and Buy.com Tour pros who live here, played at UNLV, and/or grew up here before moving away. That number grows substantially when you factor in how many […]

Michael Jordan Celebrity Invitational at Las Vegas’ Shadow Creek Tickets On Sale

Las Vegas, Nevada (February9, 2013 UPDATED)–Some of the biggest names in the sports and entertainment world will again descend on the legendary Shadow Creek from April 4-7 for the playing of the Michael Jordan Celebrity Invitational. Tickets are now on sale at the official event website, and Jordan is ready for the 3rd incarnation of […]

Jack Nicklaus Vegas Course to Host 8-Man National Championship

Las Vegas, Nevada (January 24, 2013)–Coyote Springs is a Las Vegas Golf Region course located about 50 minutes from the heart of the Las Vegas action. The course debuted on pretty much every "best new" list when it opened in 2008, and now it is the host course for the annual 8-Man National Championship. This […]

Callaway Becomes Official Driver For RE/MAX World Long Drive Championship

  Las Vegas, Nevada (January 17, 2013)–While nothing has been released offiicially about the RE/MAX World Long Drive Finals moving to Las Vegas from Mesquite later this year, it is official that Callaway Golf has jumped in to become the official driver of the premiere Lond Drive event in the world. The multiyear deals makes Callaway the […]

American FBI Hero Joins The First Tee of Southern Nevada

Las Vegas, Nevada (January 16, 2013)–There's a new sheriff, er, FBI Special Agent in Charge, in the Las Vegas Golf Region, and his name is Kevin Favreau. Yes, the man who once protected these United States from terrorism (he was credited with the vision that changed the way the FBI operates post 9/11) is now […]

PGA Tour TPC Las Vegas and Johnny Miller’s Badlands Part of World Amateur

TPC Las Vegs 2014 fall and winter golf packages.

Las Vegas, Nevada (January 11, 2013)–The inaugural Las Vegas World Amateur will be played February 11-15, 2013. And some of the top golf courses in Las Vegas are slated to be played. Among those are TPC Las Vegas, Badlands Golf Club, and the Las Vegas Paiute Golf Resort. TPC Las Vegas is operated by the […]

Birdies4Shriners Returns With Vegas PGA Tour Stars Ryan Moore and Scott Piercy

Las Vegas, Nevada (Janaury 6, 2013)–Las Vegas Golf Region PGA Tour stars Ryan Moore and Scott Piercy both enjoyed breakout seasons in 2012. Piercy won the Canadian Open while Moore won Las Vegas' hometown event, the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open. But possibly their biggest win was helping to raise $75,000 for the Shriners via […]

Arnold Palmer Just Missed at 1967 Tournament of Champions in Las Vegas

Las Vegas, Nevada (January 4, 2013)–This week marks the 61st playing of the PGA Tour's Tournament of Champions. And those paying attention know that the first 16 of those were played in Las Vegas. The first 14–starting in 1953 and won by Al Besselink–were played at the old Desert Inn Country Club while numbers 15 […]

PGA Tour Hyundai Tournament of Champions Las Vegas Memories

Las Vegas, Nevada (UPDATED December 31, 2012)–Las Vegas has played host to more than 100 PGA Tour, Champions Tour, and LPGA Tour events over the years. And possibly the most memorable were the 16 Tournament of Champions events that were played in Las Vegas from 1953-1968. These days the event is played in Hawaii in […]

Las Vegas Golf Course Tuscany Utilizes State of Art GPS Service

Las Vegas, Nevada (December 24-25, 2012)–Tuscany Golf Club is a Ted Robinson-designed Las Vegas golf course and a player favorite. The course features typical Robinson player friendliness but also plenty of challenge and several beautiful water holes. And the course offers several guest amenities including state of the art GPS information from Digital Caddies. And […]

Superintendents Behind Scenes of Las Vegas Golf Courses Do Good

Las Vegas, Nevada (December 22, 2012)–The folks who keep Las Vegas golf courses green have donated some "green" to very good causes over the years. In 2012, the Southern Nevada Chapter of the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America, donated $5,000 to the Environmental Institute of Golf (EIFG). The money will be used for research-based activities […]

Las Vegas Wedding Open House at Jack Nicklaus’ Bear’s Best

Las Vegas, Nevada (December 17, 2012)–Bear's Best Las Vegas brings 18 of Jack Nicklaus' favorite holes to life in one terrific Las Vegas golf experience. But Bear's Best Las Vegas has also created a name for itself as being the perfect host for Las Vegas weddings. And on February 24, 2013, this Las Vegas golf […]

All Aces and An Albatross at Las Vegas Country Club

Las Vegas, Nevada (December 16, 2012)–Sometimes you find the story. Sometimes the story finds you. Recently this writer was involved in two of some interesting moments at the historic Las Vegas Country Club. The Club has been the hub of social and business activity in Las Vegas since 1967, and is a previous host to […]