Find the Best Vegas Tour and Golf Instruction News and Info at Golf Insider Website

There are about 40 PGA Tour, LPGA Tour and PGA Tour Champions players who live and play in Las Vegas and Southern Nevada. A terrific way to stay up-to-date on their news and information is by visiting Plus some of the top golf instructors live in Las Vegas including Butch Harmon, Matt Henderson, Jeff […]

Vegas Pro Spotlight: Butch Harmon Pro Vic Wilk

Vic Wilk

Las Vegas, Nev. (Dec. 3, 2015)—It’s one of those phrases that’s been uttered thousands, if not millions, of times: Let’s go to Vegas. And with those words, Vic Wilk started a Vegas golf journey that has evolved into what he calls a picture-perfect life. That life has included more amateur titles than he can count, […]

Callaway Golf, PGA TOUR Wounded Warrior Club Fitting Part of Shriners Event

Joe Perez works with Callaway Golf rep Rick Brisky at TPC Summerlin.
Joe Perez works with Callaway Golf rep Rick Brisky at TPC Summerlin.

Las Vegas, Nev. (Oct. 22, 2015)–It’s a simple gesture and one from the heart: Callaway Golf is giving back to those who have sacrificed for the United States of America. Wounded veterans Ruben Cervantez and Joe Perez got the full Callaway Golf club fitting treatment at TPC Summerlin as part of the Callaway Warrior Club Fitting […]

Shriners PGA TOUR Vegas Event in Butch Harmon Pro Rickie Fowler’s Future

Las Vegas, Nevada (Sept. 24, 2015)–Rickie Fowler has an affinity for Las Vegas, and that’s probably one of the reasons that it appears as if he will be playing in the PGA TOUR’s Shriners Hospitals for Children Open here in October. Fowler once lived in the city, has played the tournament in the past, and a […]

Memories of Nicklaus Clan Still Inspire Golf Summerlin PGA of America Pro Greg Wickensimer

Las Vegas, Nevada (September 3, 2015)–Longtime Class A PGA of America teaching professional Greg Wickensimer casually mentions during a conversation that he grew up with the Nicklaus boys then he quickly moves on to another subject, leaving the golf writer taking notes a bit stunned at the nonchalance of the comment. Wickensimer, the teaching professional […]

Looking Back at Vegas Golfer Inbee Park Before She Was Best in the World

Las Vegas, Nevada (August 3, 2015)–We knew the legend of Vegas Golfer Inbee Park long ago, way before she took the golfing world by storm and won seven majors including what many are calling the career Grand Slam. We got a kick out of reading this article published in VegasGolfer Magazine in 2003. It gives […]

Spotlight: Longtime Golf Summerlin and PGA of America Pro Shane Sanchez

Las Vegas, Nevada (July 17, 2015)–Say the name Shane Sanchez among a group of longtime Las Vegas golfers and the chances are that most will know him and have good things to say about the head professional and tournament director at Palm Valley Golf Club. Palm Valley is a part of the Golf Summerlin Las […]

Inaugural Craig Barlow Charity Classic Tees off at Prestigious Cascata

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Las Vegas, Nevada (July 11, 2015)–Craig Barlow, who played the PGA TOUR for several years and currently plays on the Tour, is a true Las Vegas local, and is organizing the inaugural Craig Barlow Charity Classic slated for the prestigious Cascata, a luscious Rees Jones design. The first event will benefit Barlow’s stepson, who […]

Las Vegas PGA TOUR Pro Ryan Moore Hosts Nation’s Best Junior Golfers

Ryan Moore AJGA Las Vegas Open

Las Vegas, Nevada (June 12, 2015)–The Ryan Moore Junior Championship at Anthem, one of five American Junior Golf Association events held the week of June 8-11, 2015, drew a field of 78 (54 boys, 24 girls) of the nation’s top junior players to Anthem Country Club. And tournament host and event namesake, UNLV grad and […]

2014-15 PGA TOUR and LPGA Tour Las Vegas Player Guide Part Two

Las Vegas, Nevada (December 28, 2014)–This is the second in at least a two-part series on the pros who play the biggest tours in the world and have strong Vegas ties. There are so many that it is tough to fit it in to even two article, and we also consider this an active list […]

2014-15 Las Vegas PGA TOUR and LPGA Tour Player Guide Part 1

Las Vegas, Nev. (Dec. 26, 2014)–Las Vegas and professional golfers go hand-in-hand. Don’t believe us? Well, take a look at the long list of golfers with Las Vegas ties who play the PGA Tour, LPGA Tour and Champions Tour. With its centralized proximity, great weather, tax advantages and ideal golf courses and conditions, it’s no […]

Las Vegas Golf Hall of Famer Bob May Earns Exemption into Shriners Hospitals for Children Open

Las Vegas, Nevada (August 6, 2014)–Bob May considers Las Vegas home and today he received a call from his hometown tournament with an offer of a sponsor's exemption into the 2014 Shriners Hospitals for Children Open. Tournament director Adam Sperling made the call to May with the invititation and it was a thrill and perfect […]

PGA of America Professionals Play 108 Holes at Paiute For Charity

Las Vegas, Nevada (July 29, 2014)–There was a lot to be impressed about when Las Vegas Paiute Golf Resort General Manager Chad Gunier and head Golf Professional Tom Fischer played a combined 108 holes for charity recently. Both Gunier and Fischer are respected members of the PGA of America, and played a two-person scramble format […]

Las Vegas PGA TOUR Course General Manager Embraces Community Spirit

Las Vegas, Nevada (June 25, 2014)–Dan Hammell not only oversees operations of one of two Las Vegas PGA TOUR owned and operated Las Vegas golf courses, but he is actively involved in the Las Vegas golf community. Hammell, the general manager of TPC Las Vegas, recently was elected to the board of directors of the Southwest […]

Las Vegas PGA TOUR Pro Kevin Na At Top of US Open Leaderboard

Las Vegas, Nevada (June 12, 2014)–In 2011, Kevin Na became the first professional with strong ties to Las Vegas to win the hometown PGA TOUR event. Na won the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open. The following year another hometown pro, Ryan Moore, won the tournament. After one round of the U.S. Open at Pinehurst, Na was […]

Sad Day In Vegas Golf To Be Relived During Erica Blasberg Civil Trial

Las Vegas, Nevada (May 4, 2014)–One of the saddest days in the history of the Las Vegas golf community will be relived this week when the civil trial over the death of former Las Vegas resident and LPGA Tour star Erica Blasberg begins here in Las Vegas. Blasberg was originally from Southern California but moved […]

Natalie Gulbis To Make SuperBowl Weekend Appearance at TaylorMade Golf Experience

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Las Vegas, Nevada (UPDATED January 30, 2014)–Natalie Gulbis is one of the biggest stars on the LPGA Tour and on Saturday, February 1, she will be making a special appearance at the new TaylorMade Golf Experience for a meet and greet and to sign autographs. Attendees will also be able to demo the new TaylorMade […]

Ryan Moore and Las Vegas’ Shift4 Partner on PGA TOUR Again in 2014

Las Vegas, Nevada (Janaury 6, 2014)–Ryan Moore was the best player in the history of the UNLV Rebel golf program, and some venture to say his 2004 season of amateur golf was the best in the history of the sport. And with three PGA TOUR victories and counting, he is quickly staking his claim to […]

New Las Vegas National Pro Leo Calabro Embraces History of Course

Leo Calabro Las Vegas National

Las Vegas, Nevada (December 17, 2013)–Leo Calabro, the new head professional at Las Vegas National Golf Club, took one look around the course and could feel the deep history of the place. Opened in 1961, Las Vegas National is located in the heart of Las Vegas and is one of the most historic golf courses […]

Vegas Pro Is Part of Golf Royalty Including Jack Nicklaus and Bobby Jones

Las Vegas, Nevada (December 12, 2013)–Eric Meeks is a member of a small club of golfers who possess the greatest prize in amateur golf: The Havemeyer Trophy. That iconic award is annually given to the U.S. Amateur champion. Meeks, who operates the Eric Meeks School of Golf at the TaylorMade Golf Experience (formerly Callaway Golf […]