Category Archives: Las Vegas Golf Pros News

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

Vegas Golfer Inbee Park Wins ‘Major’ at Evian Masters

Las Vegas, Nevada (July 30, 2012)–The quality of the field and the course, and just about everthing else at the Evian Masters, has plenty of people believing it should be designated as a major championship on the LPGA Tour. If that were the case, former Las Vegas golfer Inbee Park would have collected her second […]

Kaching! Las Vegas’ Scott Piercy Raining Birdies4Shriners

Las Vegas, Nevada (Updated July 30, 2012)–Piercy held on to win the event and add several more birdies for the cause. Scott Piercy is going wild through the first two rounds of the Canadian Open, the Shriners Hospitals for Children are benefitting. Piercy is the leader after two rounds after recording 9 birdies and two […]

Adam Scott Leads Open Championship at Royal Links (and Lytham)

Las Vegas, Nevada (Updaed July 22, 2012)–Adam Scott failed in bid to become the first male golfer from Las Vegas to win a Major, losing the final round. Forgive us for taking some liberty with the name of the course where The British Open Championship is being played this week. With a true Vegas Golfer […]

Taking a Look at Las Vegas PGA and LPGA Tour Player Tweets

Las Vegas, Nevada (Updated July 9, 2012)–Twitter has become a way for the average fan to engage favorite athletes and the media to stay on top of the latest news and info. Several PGA Tour, Tour, and LPGA Tour players with strong ties to Las Vegas golf courses regular take to tweeting. We thought […]

Las Vegas PGA Tour Star Scott Piercy Joins Birdies for Shriners

Scott Piercy Las Vegas

Las Vegas, Nevada (June 15, 2012 Ed. note: we mistakenly referred to this as Birdies For Charity; it is Birdies4Shriners)–Scott Piercy grew up in Las Vegas and is a PGA Tour champion. This week he announced he is joining fellow Las Vegas Golf Region resident and PGA Tour champion Ryan Moore in supporting the Shriners […]

Butch Harmon Pro Dustin Johnson Wins 2012 St. Jude Classic

Las Vegas, Nevada (June 11, 2012)–Dustin Johnson works with Las Vegas Golf Region resident Butch Harmon. And this past weekend he won the St. Jude Classic in just his second event after returning from injury. Harmon operates the Butch Harmon School of Golf at Las Vegas' Rio Secco Golf Club and recently released Butch Harmon […]

Las Vegas LPGA Tour Star Natalie Gulbis Appears on Weather Channel

Las Vegas, Nevada (May 27, 2012)–Las Vegas Golf Region resident Natalie Gulbis is arguably the LPGA Tour's biggest crossover star. She has calendars, has appeared on the NBC series Celebrity Apprentice, and now comes a recent promotional appearance on the Weather Channel. Gulbis has lived in this area for several years and read on for […]

Kevin Na Is Almost Waggle Free on PGA Tour

Las Vegas, Nevada (May 24, 2012)–Many of us have nightmares about our golf games. Not so much for PGA Tour pros. But over the last 10 days maybe Las Vegas Golf Region resident and 2011 Justin Timberlake Shriners Hospitals for Children Open champion Kevin Na had a few bad dreams. He admittedly focused every part […]

Las Vegas PGA Tour Star Kevin Na Commits to End His Waggling Ways

Las Vegas, Nevada (May 14, 2012)–Las Vegas PGA Tour player Kevin Na had a lot to deal with at THE PLAYERS CHAMPIONSHIP. Some of it was his own doing–waggles not seen since Sergio Garcia a few years ago–while some of it was out of his control including some major heckling. Na finished in the top […]

Top of PGA Tour PLAYERS CHAMPIONSHIP Leaderboard Filled With Las Vegas Flavor

Las Vegas, Nevada (May 12, 2012 UPDATE 800 PM PST)–A quick glance at the top 10 of the PLAYERS CHAMPIONSHIP in the early stages of the third round reveals six players who have some ties to the Las Vegas Golf Region. And then if you add into it the fact that the TPC Sawgrass course […]

Las Vegas PGA Tour Pros Unite For New Golf Instruction Academy

Las Vegas, Nevada (April 14, 2012)–PGA Tour pros Bob May and Jeff Gallagher are longtime residents of the Las Vegas Golf Region. They have become part of the fabric of the community. Now the duo is teaming up for the now open Bob May Golf Academy. The Academy is officially located at SilverStone Golf Club, […]

Chad Campbell Has Weekend Shot at RBC Heritage After Watching Masters

Las Vegas, Nevada (April 14, 2012)–It's been awhile since Las Vegas PGA Tour star Chad Campbell has been in contention on the PGA Tour. But heading into the weekend, Campbell was near the leaders at the RBC Heritage. And this came after spending last week watching The Masters on television.–By Brian Hurlburt. Follow @LVGolfInsider

PGA Tour Shot of the Day By Ryan Moore Amazing Way To Kick Off Promotion

Las Vegas, Nevada (March 23, 2012)–Las Vegas Golf Region resident Ryan Moore had the shot of the day at the Arnold Palmer Invitational. Moore aced the 201-yard, par 3, 7th hole. Moore used a 5-iron and the hole-in-one moved him to 1-under par for the day at the time. The ace also helped raise $1,000 […]

Davis Love III Fired a 64 at the Honda Classic and Won the 1993 Las Vegas Invitational

We are sorry but those clicking to the Davis Love III article, please be advised that we have had a technical glitch. We are working to correct the problem. But Davis Love III won the 1993 Las Vegas Invitational, and also lost to Tiger Woods in a playoff at the 1996 Las Vegas Invitational. Love […]

Las Vegas PGA Tour Star Nick Watney Takes Down Tiger Woods in Away Match

Las Vegas, Nevada (February 24, 2012)–PGA Tour star Nick Watney moved to the Las Vegas Golf Region a few years ago to be closer to Las Vegas resident Butch Harmon. Watney is now an official Las Vegas golfer–along with about two dozen other Tour stars–and his latest claim to fame is taking down Tiger Woods […]

Las Vegas PGA Tour Star Ryan Moore Has Best Putting Round of Life at Humana Challenge

Las Vegas, Nevada (January 21, 2012)–Las Vegas PGA Tour star Ryan Moore won everything in amateur golf during a magical 2004 season while playing at UNLV. While his pro career to this point hasn't been quite as magical, he still has had plenty of success including a PGA Tour victory. And the 2012 season is off to a […]

Newest PGA Tour Star To Work With Butch Harmon is Gary Woodland

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Las Vegas, Nevada (January 16, 2012)–Gary Woodland made his debut in Las Vegas at the Wendy's 3-Tour Challenge late in 2011. The event is annually played in November at Las Vegas golf course Rio Secco Golf Club, which is also the home course of the Butch Harmon School of Golf. Woodland possibly killed a couple […]

Former Marine Highlights Las Vegas PGA of America Golf Professional Award Honorees

Las Vegas golf pro Thom Blinkinsop

Las Vegas, Nevada (January 13, 2012)–The annual Southern Nevada Chapter, Southwest Section PGA of America Awards ceremony was held January 10 on the campus of UNLV, home of a very successful Professional Golf Management program. One of the evening highlights came when former United States Marine Thom Blinkinsop was honored as the 2011 Golf Professional […]