Las Vegas Golfer Chad Campbell Remembers To Play In PGA Tour’s Sony Open This Year

Chad Campbell Las Vegas PGA Tour

January 16, 2010 (Updated 1/16) –Winning a PGA Tour golf tournament is arguably one of the toughest things to do in sports. What makes this feat impossible is to forget to register for an event. Such was the case in 2009 for Las Vegas golfer Chad Campbell, who didn't realize he forgot to commit for the […]

President Barack Obama Hosts Las Vegas Golfer Natalie Gulbis, U.S. Solheim Cup Team

Michelle Wie and Natalie Gulbis in Washington D.C.

January 14, 2010–Natalie Gulbis has lived in the Las Vegas golf region for many years, and loves her Lake Las Vegas Resort golf community. And this week, Gulbis, and her fellow LPGA Tour and Unites States Solheim Cup teammates, visited the White House and were entertained by the First Golfer, President Barack Obama. The ladies […]

Las Vegas Golfer Ryan Moore’s Solid Play at PGA Tour’s SBS Championship Has a Rebel Feel To It

January 10, 2010 (UPDATED JAN 11) –Las Vegas golfer Ryan Moore, who was a 4-time All-American at UNLV and who, for a time, lived in the private Las Vegas golf community of Southern Highlands, won the Wyndham Championship in 2009, and that victory qualified him for the first event of the 2010 PGA Tour season, the […]

Former Las Vegas Golfer Adam Scott Announces 2010 PGA Tour Debut Via Blog

January 9, 2010–Adam Scott played college golf at UNLV, and worked for many years with Las Vegas resident Butch Harmon, who operates the Butch Harmon School of Golf at Las Vegas golf course Rio Secco. Because he played at UNLV, he is considered a Las Vegas golfer for all time, and for a spell, was the […]

Inaugural PGA Tour Shot, Whales Highlight SBS Championship Rounds for Las Vegas Pros

January 8, 2010–Nick Watney is officially considered a Las Vegas golfer because he has lived in the Las Vegas area for a few years plus he works with Las Vegas resident Butch Harmon, who operates the Butch Harmon School of Golf at Las Vegas resort golf course Rio Secco Golf Club. Martin Laird, however, has […]

Your Guide to Las Vegas PGA Tour, LPGA Tour Golfer Official Websites

December 30, 2009–The 2010 season on the LPGA Tour, PGA Tour, Champions Tour, Nationwide Tour and other pro tours, will once again be dotted with more than 30 golfers who have deep ties to Las Vegas golf courses. It's tough to pin the exact number these days because more golfers move to the area seemingly everyday, but the following is a […]

San Diego Tribune Pays Tribute to PGA Tour and Las Vegas Golfer Charley Hoffman

December 22, 2009–For those who don't know, some of us refer to San Diego as Las Vegas West because it's an annual tradition for many Las Vegas residents to spend part of the summer in the San Diego area beating the heat. Some folks have second homes in the area and frequent the beaches, golf courses, and other activities in the […]

Natalie Gulbis Highlights Wendy’s 3-Tour Challenge From Las Vegas on ABC

December 17, 2009–Las Vegas golfer Natalie Gulbis was once again a member of the LPGA Tour team this year at the Wendy's 3-Tour Challenge that was played at Las Vegas golf course Rio Secco Golf Club. Gulbis was joined by Suzann Petterson and Christie Kerr, and the event is televised this weekend on ABC, highlighting […]

2010 PGA Tour Playing Status Secure For Las Vegas Golfers Riley, Fowler Despite Oil Leak

December 8, 2009–The competition is tough at PGA Tour Q-School, but two Las Vegas golfers with strong ties to Las Vegas golf courses and pretty good resumes finished within the top 25, thus earning their official PGA Tour playing status for 2010. Rickie Fowler, a new Las Vegas resident, finished in a tie for 15th while Chris […]

Las Vegas Golfer Adam Scott Wins In Australia, Gets Trophy From Greg Norman

December 6, 2009–Las Vegas golfer Adam Scott played college golf at powerhouse UNLV, and then worked with Las Vegas resident Butch Harmon for many years. And over this weekend, Scott won his first pro event in his native Australia, and then collected the trophy from his idol Greg Norman. Click to see the photo.

PGA Tour Playing Privileges In Play at Q School for Las Vegas Golfers

December 3, 2009 (UPDATED DEC 8) –Several golfers with strong ties to Las Vegas golf courses are currently competing in the PGA Tour Qualifying School in an attempt to secure full playing privileges for the 2010 PGA Tour season. In all, there are more than 30 golfers who play the major tours who have strong […]

‘No Silver Spoon’ Las Vegas Golfer Ricky Fowler Continues Great PGA Tour Streak

November 13, 2009 (updated Nov 17) –It's tough to keep official stats on this number, but when current PGA Tour player Ricky Fowler let it be known to Justin Timberlake Shriners Hospitals for Children Open tournament director Adam Sperling that he was moving to Las Vegas, he brought the unofficial total number of pros with […]

Phil Mickelson Credits Las Vegas Golfer Butch Harmon for Long Game Success and HSBC Win

November 8, 2009–It is starting to look like 2010 could be the PGA Tour season for the ages. Phil Mickelson, who works extensively with Las Vegas resident Butch Harmon, has won the last two big golf tournaments (beating Tiger Woods in the process, most recently today at the HSBC Champions in China), and appears ready […]

Las Vegas PGA Tour Golfers Making Mark in China at HSBC Champions World Golf Event

November 6, 2009–The PGA Tour, basically, is in China this weekend for the playing of a World Golf event, the HSBC Champions, but even across the globe the impact of Las Vegas golf and Las Vegas golfers is being felt. First off, Las Vegas resident Nick Watney blazed a new golf course record (64) during […]

Only Ones That Matter Entering Final Round of Las Vegas PGA Tour Event Are Las Vegas Golfers

Las Vegas' Scott Piercy rolls in Phoenix

October 17, 2009 (UPDATED Oct 18) –Could this be it? Is a golfer with strong Las Vegas golf ties about to win Las Vegas' PGA Tour event, the Justin Timberlake Shriners Hospitals for Children Open? The answer was no as Scotland's Martin Laird won in a playoff. Then will they collect the trophy from international superstar and tournament host Justin Timberlake plus join […]

Odds Show That This Could Be Year a Local Golfer Wins Las Vegas PGA Tour Event

Chad Campbell Las Vegas PGA Tour

October 17, 2009–Las Vegas resident and PGA Tour player Craig Barlow once said that winning the PGA Tour event in Las Vegas would be as big as winning a major championship to him. Unfortunately, Barlow, a new Dad, won't win this week because he missed the cut, but a scan of the leaderboard at the […]

PGA Tour Las Vegas Golf Notes: Rickie Fowler Confirms He is Newest Las Vegas Golfer

October 14, 2009–As Justin Timberlake Shriners Hospitals for Children Open Tournament Director Adam Sperling revealed to us a few weeks ago, amateur–now pro–golf superstar Rickie Fowler is the newest professional to call Las Vegas home. Fowler, who turned professional after helping the Unites States win the Walker Cup a few weeks ago, told the media […]

Guidance From Las Vegas Golf’s Butch Harmon Helps Phil Mickelson Win Tour Championship

September 28, 2009–Earlier this year, Las Vegas' Butch Harmon was the first to be thanked by Stewart Cink when Cink won the British Open. Now Phil Mickelson, who began working with Harmon, who operates the Butch Harmon School of Golf at Las Vegas golf course Rio Secco Golf Club, is the one thanking Harmon after […]

3-Time Las Vegas PGA Tour Champ Jim Furyk Commits to Timberlake Golf Event

September 22, 2009–The Las Vegas PGA Tour event, now called the Justin Timberlake Shriners Hospitals for Children Open, has a long and deep history, and a man right in the middle of that is the PGA Tour's #3-ranked player, Jim Furyk, who is the only golfer to win this Las Vegas golf tournament more than once. Furyk, […]