Las Vegas’ Bill Lunde Still Playing PGA Tour FedEx Despite Zero Top 10s

Las Vegas, Nevada (August 29, 2011)–Bill Lunde has always been a fighter so it's no surprise he has advanced to the second round of the PGA Tour FedEx Cup Playoffs. Lunde was on the outside looking in entering the first tournament (103rd and 100 make it through) but he played well enough to jump up into […]

PGA Tour Star Charley Hoffman To Serve Dinner After FedEx Cup Playoffs

Las Vegas, Nevada (August 27, 2011)–You could say, Las Vegas PGA Tour star Charley Hoffman looks more like a waiter than a professional golfer. His flowing blonde surfer hair definitely would fit right in if he was a server at any of the seaside restaurants in his native San Diego. But the fact is that […]

At Least Eight Las Vegas PGA Tour Pros In Line For FedEx Cup Playoffs

Las Vegas, Nevada (August 21, 2011)–There are more than 30 tour pros who have strong ties to Las Vegas golf courses. And of those, at least eight–or nine–depending on how you count, have clinched a spot in the 2011 FedEx Cup Playoffs. And a few others have an outside chance and still getting into them. […]

Las Vegas PGA Tour Pros Do Daily Double With Wins

Las Vegas, Nevada (August 8, 2011)–We're not 100 percent sure, but we believe this is the first time ever that two PGA Tour golfers with strong ties to Las Vegas golf courses have won tournaments on the same weekend. This daily double happened when former UNLV golfer Adam Scott won the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational and longtime […]

WGC-Bridgestone and Reno-Tahoe Open Led by Las Vegas Golfers

Las Vegas, Nevada (August 7, 2011)–There are two official PGA Tour events being played this weekend, and after three rounds, golfers with strong ties to Las Vegas golf courses are in the lead. Adam Scott leads the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational while Scott Piercy leads the Reno-Tahoe Open. Piercy shot a magnificent 61 in the third round […]

In Their Words: Las Vegas PGA Tour Pros Speak About Bridgestone, Reno

Las Vegas, Nevada (August 6, 2011)–A picture is worth a thousand words. And a quote is worth similar. And now the Las Vegas PGA Tour pros are talking about the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational and Reno-Tahoe Open. Two Las Vegas golfers are tied at the top of the Bridgestone along with a former Las Vegas golfer while another […]

Las Vegas PGA Tour Player Report: Rebels Adam Scott and Chris Riley Go Low

Las Vegas, Nevada (August 5, 2011)–There are more than 30 tour pros who have strong ties to Las Vegas golf courses. And on Thursday, two of them went seriously low in PGA Tour events. One, Adam Scott, had the lead at the Bridgestone Invitational after going 8-under par while another, Chris Riley, was one shot […]

Las Vegas Golfer Inbee Park Challenges at Ricoh Women’s British Open

Las Vegas, Nevada (July 31, 2011)–It may not be common knowledge, but Inbee Park is the only golfer with strong ties to the Las Vegas Golf Region to win a major. Park is challenging for the 2011 Ricoh Women's British Open title. She is a former Nevada State High School champion and was around the […]

Two Butch Harmon Pros Finish Second at British Open Championship

Las Vegas, Nevada (July 18, 2011)–Butch Harmon is one busy dude. Again this week, Harmon had multiple golfers he works with playing in a major championship. Phil Mickelson and Dustin Johnson finished in a tie for second place. Obviously, that is the second loser, as they say, but still a terrific accomplishment for both. Harmon […]

Longtime Tiger Woods Friend Chris Riley Near Lead at PGA Tour AT&T National

Las Vegas, Nevada (July 2, 2011) UPDATE 6 PM PST–Chris Riley, who is near the lead at the AT&T National, is considered a Las Vegas golfer because he played four years at UNLV plus he lived here for several years folllowing his college career. But he grew up the San Diego area, and because of his […]

Las Vegas PGA Tour Star Ryan Moore Plays With Jim Calhoun, Michael Bolton

Las Vegas, Nevada (June 26, 2011)–Ryan Moore was a 4-time All-American while playing college golf at UNLV , prior to taking his talents to the PGA Tour. This week he was playing in the Travelers Championship where he played in the pro-am with Jim Calhoun and Michael Bolton. Also, Moore was challenging to win his second PGA […]

Las Vegas Golf Hall of Famer Tommy Armour III Going Low on PGA Champions Tour

Las Vegas, Nevada (June 12, 2011)–Tommy Armour III grew up in the Las Vegas Golf Region, and is a member of the Las Vegas Golf Hall of Fame. He once recorded a round of 60 at The Las Vegas Country Club during the PGA Tour's Las Vegas Invitational, and this week he is challenging for […]

Chris Riley Can’t Follow Up Stellar Round One Effort at Memorial

Las Vegas, Nevada (June 4, 2011)–Chris Riley has been known as one of the best putters on the PGA Tour, but over the last few years some of the magic has diminished. He even changed putters, something that was pretty much unthinkable for him to do. But that all went away during round one of […]

Long Drive Champion Art Sellinger Hits Biggest Drive With Induction into Las Vegas Golf Hall of Fame

Roanoke, TX (May 30, 2011)–Art Sellinger, owner and chief executive officer of Roanoke-based Long Drivers of America (LDA), has been elected of the Las Vegas Golf Hall of Fame. Sellinger, a two-time U.S. National Long Driving Champion (1986, 1991) and since 2000 a member of the LDA Hall of Fame, is the driving force behind the […]

Las Vegas Golfers Watney, Piercy Near Lead at PGA Tour Nelson Event

Las Vegas, Nevada (May 28, 2011)–It seems like it has been awhile since some Las Vegas golfers on the PGA Tour had a chance to win a tournament. But that could change entering the final rounds of the HP Byron Nelson because Nick Watney and Scott Piercy are well inside the top 10 after two […]

Las Vegas’ Charley Hoffman Delivers Chance To Play With PGA Tour Pro, Help Out

Las Vegas, Nevada (May 24, 2011)–Some PGA Tour pros boast about how they help charity but basically leave the work to their minions. That is not the case with Las Vegas resident and former UNLV golfer Charley Hoffman who is actively involved in events in Las Vegas and San Diego that benefit his foundation. Recently, […]

Las Vegas PGA Tour Star Adam Scott Changes Caddie, Putter

Las Vegas, Nevada (May 21, 2011)–The only constant is change, as they say, and for former Las Vegas Golf Region resident Adam Scott, that is the case. A couple years ago, the former UNLV golfer ended his teacher-golfer relationship with Las Vegas' Butch Harmon, and now recently he has changed to a belly putter. Now […]