PGA Tour Player and LV Golf Hall-of-Famer Armour III Close to Repeat

November 23, 2008 (UPDATED NOV 24) –Former Las Vegas resident Tommy Armour III was inducted recently into the Las Vegas Golf Hall of Fame, and attended the induction event at Las Vegas golf course TPC Summerlin with celeb friends Janet Jones-Gretzky and PGA Tour star Pat Perez. That's how Armour III rolls. And it's no surprise […]

Las Vegas Golfer Natalie Gulbis Wants to Keep Wendy’s 3-Tour Challenge Trophy at Home

Las Vegas' Natalie Gulbis is ready for Oakmont

November 7, 2008 (UPDATED Nov. 12, 2008) —Natalie Gulbis has made her home at Lake Las Vegas Resort–home of three Las Vegas golf courses–for several years, and it was an easy commute when the Wendy's 3-Tour Challenge was played at Jack Nicklaus' Las Vegas golf course Reflection Bay Golf Club that is located at Lake […]

Las Vegas Golfers Eye PGA Tour 2009 Following Nationwide Tour Championship

November 4, 2008 (UPDATED 11/10/08) –There are several Las Vegas golfers in the field of 60 players teed it up in the 2008 Nationwide Tour Championship at TPC Craig Ranch in Texas (Skip to the UPDATE paragraph below for the final report). But Bill Lunde (pictured) and Scott Piercy are playing with house money because they sit at number three and […]

Butch Harmon Golf Tips Help Watney Surge to Lead at Timberlake PGA Tour Event

October 17, 2008, 10 AM PST–New Las Vegas golfer Nick Watney fired an opening round of 63 at Las Vegas' PGA Tour golf tournament, the Justin Timberlake Shriners Hospitals for Children Open, and is following that up early in round two as he is already 3-under through six holes and leading the Las Vegas golf […]

Las Vegas LPGA Tour Golfer Kim Hall Lives Model Life as W7

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October 8, 2008–The adjacent picture is, indeed, worth a thousand words. Las Vegas LPGA Tour player Kim Hall has beauty and game, and now shows it off as the first member of the intriguing Wilhelmina 7, a group of LPGA Tour golfers being marketed by a modeling agency for both their play on the golf course and […]

Las Vegas Golfer Chad Campbell’s Important Ryder Cup Shot Brings Chills

Former UNLV standout Chad Campbell takes aim at The Masters title this week after losing in a playoff last year.

September 19, 2008 (updated sept 22) –There were more than a few people who asked "What?" when Ryder Cup Captain Paul Azinger named Chad Campbell, a Las Vegas golfer who was an All-American at UNLV, to the 2008 United States Ryder Cup team. After all, Campbell has the lowest world ranking of any competitor, and wasn't […]

Paul Azinger Picks Las Vegas Golfer Chad Campbell for Third-Straight U.S. Ryder Cup

Former UNLV standout Chad Campbell takes aim at The Masters title this week after losing in a playoff last year.

September 2, 2008–Expectant father Chad Campbell is a former two-time All-American at UNLV, and this week U.S. Ryder Cup Captain Paul Azinger made Campbell one of his four captain's picks for the team that will play against Europe later this month at Valhalla in Kentucky. It's the third-straight Ryder Cup appearance for Campbell, and Azinger […]

U.S. Women’s Open Champ Inbee Park Gives Back to LPGA

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September 1, 2008–This year's U.S. Women's Open champ, Inbee Park, who originally hails from South Korea, has indelible ties to the Las Vegas golf community, and is the first golfer with strong ties to this city to win a major championship. Park won the 2004 and 2005 Nevada State High School Championships while starring at Las Vegas' […]

PGATOUR.com Gives the Scoop on the Las Vegas Golfers Playing Deutsche Bank

August 29, 2008–There are several Las Vegas golfers in the field of this week's Deutsche Bank Championship FedEx Cup PGA Tour Playoffs event, and every one of them better hit on all cylinders if they want to keep advancing as the stakes go higher. PGATOUR.com Chief Correspondent Helen Ross filed a report on the chances of […]

Las Vegas’ Scott Piercy Wins Again; Other Vegas Golfers Challenge

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August 26, 2008–The Nationwide Tour is quickly becoming the proving grounds for several Las Vegas golfers. In the last month or so, three Nationwide Tour events have been won by golfers who live in Las Vegas, one by former UNLV golf All-American Bill Lunde, and two–with his win over the weekend at the Northeast Pennsylvania Classic–for […]

Second Las Vegas Golfer in Three Weeks Wins Nationwide Tour Event

Las Vegas' Scott Piercy rolls in Phoenix

August 11, 2008–The depth of talent in Las Vegas of those golfers playing professional golf just keeps getting deeper and deeper. A couple weeks ago, Bill Lunde, whose career seemed over at about this time last year, won a Nationwide Tour event, and in the process almost clinched his exempt status on the PGA Tour […]

Las Vegas Golfer Scott Piercy Going Seriously Low on Nationwide Tour

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August 10, 2008 (BREAKING NEWS-3:30 PM) Piercy wins event by two strokes, more to come—Scott Piercy learned the game on various Las Vegas golf courses, and the 29-year old who has been playing the Nationwide Tour this year–and the occasional PGA Tour event–is going seriously low at the Preferred Health Systems Wichita Open, a Nationwide […]

Las Vegas Golfers Nick Becker and Kevin Tassistro Win Cleveland Golf Pro-Scratch at Angel Park

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July 29. 2008–The Cleveland Golf Pro-Scratch golf tournament was played July 20-21 at Las Vegas' Angel Park Golf Club, and two Las Vegas residents, Nick Becker (L) and Kevin Tassistro (R) survived a playoff with fellow Las Vegas golfers Kenny Ebalo and Erik Nilsson to win. Becker, the pro, pocketed $2,500 while Tassistro earned $750 in […]

Video Proves That Bill Lunde Is a Champion and ‘Attitude Is An Amazing Thing’

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July 28, 2008–If you are down today, or think the glass is half-empty or your theme for the week is "Life sucks and then you die,", you should probably take a cue from former UNLV Rebel Golf All-American Bill Lunde, who yesterday chipped in for birdie (click here to watch the video of the shot […]

This Las Vegas Golfer Went From National Champion to Desk Job to Nationwide Tour Leader

July 25, 2008 {BREAKING NEWS UPDATE: 3:00 PM PST, July 27} –Bill Lunde birdies final hole for first-ever Nationwide Tour win–click for championship story –How many players in the world have gone from playing in charity scrambles on a regular basis at Las Vegas golf courses to leading a tournament on the Nationwide Tour? The answer is exactly […]

Las Vegas Golfer Natalie Gulbis Spends Week As Defending LPGA Tour Champion at Evian Masters

Las Vegas' Natalie Gulbis is ready for Oakmont

July 24, 2008–Natalie Gulbis is a resident of Lake Las Vegas Resort in Las Vegas, an area that is the home of three Las Vegas golf courses. She has played on U.S. Solheim Cup teams, been highly-ranked in the world rankings, and last year, broke through for her first LPGA Tour win at the prestigious […]

Adam Scott, Craig Barlow, Alex Cejka Represent Las Vegas at ’08 British Open

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July 14, 2008 (UPDATED 2:45 PST, July 18)–There are three golfers playing in the British Open–officially called The Open Championship–with deep ties to Las Vegas. First is Adam Scott, the former UNLV golfer who is the world's third-ranked player, and a pick by many to win his first major this week. Scott is making his […]

Las Vegas Pro Golfers Have Solid Weekend on Tours, Highlighted by a Brother and a Baby

July 7, 2008–There were names of Las Vegas golfers all over the final results of the PGA Tour and LPGA Tour over the July 4th weekend, including Tommy Armour III (grew up in Las Vegas, pictured) and Dean Wilson (resident), who finished in a tie for third at the AT&T National, while Alex Cejka (resident) finished in a […]