Category Archives: Las Vegas Golf Pros News

Las Vegas pros news and information from PGA Tour, LPGA Tour, Champions Tour.

Las Vegas PGA Tour Stars State ’13 Goals From Hyundai Tournament of Champions

Las Vegas, Nevada (January 8, 2013)–After two false starts due to bad weather, the PGA Tour officially is underway in Hawaii with the playing of the Hyundai Tournament of Champions. And three golfers with strong ties to the Las Vegas Golf Region are in the field. Scott Piercy, Ryan Moore, and Nick Watney each stated […]

PGA Tour, LPGA Tour Q Schools Dotted With Vegas Golfers

Las Vegas, Nevada (November 29, 2012)–There are no fewer than seven pro golfers with strong ties to Las Vegas golf courses currently trying to earn status on the either the LPGA Tour or PGA Tour via the prospective Q Schools. We say no fewer than seven because, it seems, on a daily basis pros move […]

Las Vegas Golfer Inbee Park Clinches LPGA Tour Money, Scoring Titles

Las Vegas, Nevada (November 19, 2012)–Big news never stops for Tour golfers who have deep ties to Las Vegas golf courses. Former Nevada High School State Champion Inbee Park has claimed the 2012 money and scoring titles on the LPGA Tour, becoming the first lady to have lived in Las Vegas to do so. Park […]

Former Vegas Golfer Adam Scott Wins Australian Masters Gold Jacket

Las Vegas, Nevada (November 18, 2012)–Adam Scott played college golf at UNLV before leaving early to pursue the riches of professional golf and the PGA Tour. Scott's choice has worked out, and now he has fulfilled a lifelong dream of winning the Australian Masters in his home country. For his win, Scott collected a trophy, […]

Las Vegas PGA Tour, LPGA Tour Stars Paired Together For Wendy’s 3-Tour

Las Vegas, Nevada (U[pdatad November 13, 2012)–We're not officially certain, but we believe that when Natalie Gulbis and Nick Watney play in the same group of the Wendy's 3-Tour Challenge on November 13 at Rio Secco Golf Club, it will be the first time Las Vegas residents have been paired together in the tournament. The […]

Las Vegas Golf Region Native Scott Piercy Achieves Golden Ticket in World Rankings

Las Vegas, Nevada (November 5, 2012)–Willy Wonka had the Golden Ticket, and according to Las Vegas Golf Region native and current resident Scott Piercy, PGA Tour players have their own version. Piercy has played well in 2012 and finished T2 at the HSBC Champions in China over the weekend. With the finish, Piercy solidified his […]

Vegas PGA Tour Star Nick Watney Goes Deep to Win CIMB Classic

Las Vegas, Nevada (October 28, 2012)–Las Vegas Golf Region resident Nick Watney fired a final round 61 to win the CIMB Classic in Malaysia. Watney flirted with a 59 during the final round but his 10-under par 61 was good enough to hold off Robert Garrigus, Bo Van Pelt and Tiger Woods. Fellow Las Vegas […]

Vegas Golfer Inbee Park Earns 3rd LPGA Tour Win, Top 5 Rolex Rank

Las Vegas, Nevada (October 15, 2012)–It got pretty quiet for Inbee Park for a few years following her break through victory at the 2008 U.S. Women's Open. Park, who won Nevada state championships playing for Las Vegas' Bishop Gorman High School, was destined to be the LPGA Tour's next big star. By becoming the youngest […]

Stars Aligning for Vegas PGA Tour Star Ryan Moore

Las Vegas, Nevada (October 5, 2012)–Amazingly, after his round of 61 in the first round of the PGA Tour's Justin Timberlake Shriners Hospitals for Children Open, Ryan Moore admitted that the round didn't feel all that special–at least in the early going. But his mind started to change when he almost dunked his approach on […]

Historic Day Unfolds at Timberlake PGA Tour Event For Vegas Three

Las Vegas, Nevada (October 4, 2012)–It is believed that for the first time in Las Vegas golf history, three PGA Tour players with deep ties to Vegas were paired together in the hometown event. That was the case when Ryan Moore, Nick Watney, and Charley Hoffman stepped to the tee box at around 7:30 AM […]

PGA Tour Playoff Participants Join Las Vegas Golf Hall of Fame

Las Vegas, Nevada (September 27, 2012)–Charley Hoffman and Ryan Moore both made the PGA Tour's FedEx Cup Playoffs, and are two of the most accomplished PGA Tour pros in the history of the UNLV golf program. And this weekend they join superintendent Don "Mac" McCoy and the historic Valley View Golf Club association as members […]

Las Vegas Is The Home To Most Players in PGA Tour FedEx Cup

Las Vegas, Nevada (September 18, 2012)–We have dubbed Las Vegas the Ultimate Golf City for many reasons. But near or at the top of the list are the 25 or more Tour professionals who live in the area or who otherwise have strong ties to Las Vegas golf courses. And taking a look at the […]

When Las Vegas PGA Tour Star Scott Piercy Makes a Birdie, Others Win Too

Las Vegas, Nevada (September 13, 2012)–Pretty much every birdie or eagle a PGA Tour player makes means something. But most of the time it's only meaningful to the player; a better finish; thousands more dollars in the bank ; possibly a victory; etc. But for Las Vegas Golf Region resident and native Scott Piercy, each […]

FedEx Cup Includes Two Shift4 Vegas PGA Tour Golfers

Las Vegas, Nevada (September 12, 2012)–Shift4 is a local Las Vegas company that is a big time sponsor of the golf world. It annually is involved with the PGA Tour's Justin Timberlake Shriners Hospitals for Children Open and also supports two Las Vegas PGA Tour stars, Ryan Moore and Scott Piercy. The investment is paying […]

Butch Harmon Praises Nick Watney, Dustin Johnson Starts in Fedex Cup Playoffs

Las Vegas, Nevada (September 3, 2012)–Las Vegas' Butch Harmon has several PGA Tour players in the running for the overall title of the FedEx Cup playoffs. Last week, Nick Watney won The Barclays while Dustin Johnson finished third. And as this is being written, his guys, including Phil Mickelson, are having solid weeks at the […]

All About Attitude For Las Vegas PGA Tour Star Nick Watney

Las Vegas, Nevada (August 27, 2012)–Nick Watney is a true Las Vegas Golf Region resident, having lived in the area for several years following his college days at Fresno St. Over the weekend, Watney won The Barclays, the first stage of the FedEx Cup Playoffs. After the round, Watney told the media it was all […]

Las Vegas’ Nick Watney Goes Hot, Cold With Putter at The Barclays

Las Vegas, Nevada (August 24, 2012)–Nick Watney sat atop the FedEx Cup standings heading into the playoffs in 2011. But in 2012, he entered The Barclays at 49th in the standings. But through the first two rounds, Watney was tied with Sergio Garcia at the top of the leader board. His second round was interesting […]

Two Vegas PGA Tour Stars Bring Birdies4Shriners to FedEx Cup

Las Vegas, Nevada (August 21, 2012)–Ryan Moore and Scott Piercy are both PGA Tour champions, and each live in the Las Vegas Golf Region. And they are both sponsored by Shift4 and involved with Birdies4Shriners, an effort that raises funds for the Shriners Hospitals for Children when either makes a birdie or eagle. As of […]

Kevin Na Makes Winning Putt Because of Vegas Home Course Knowledge

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Las Vegas, Nevada (August 15, 2012)–In nearly every sport, home field or court advantage is a big deal. Who knows the real reasons why, but crowd support is probably a key factor in the benefits provided to the home team. But what about golf? Does playing in the hometown provide a true advantage? If you […]