Las Vegas Pro Stephanie Louden Talks about LPGA Tour Purchase of Duramed Futures Tour

Former Las Vegas resident Stephanie Louden is ready for the 2010 LPGA Tour season.

July 19, 2007-One of the many things you can count on with Stephanie Louden, a product of the Southern Nevada Junior Golf Association Tour, a Stanford graduate and a member of the LPGA Tour executive committee, is that she keeps her word. A few months ago, in an interview about another topic, she told that there […]

Five Las Vegas Golfers Finish in Top 40 of US Women’s Open, led by Park, Gulbis


  In-Bee Park July 2, 2007–Led by 18-year old In-Bee Park, a former golfer at Las Vegas high school Bishop Gorman, the contingent of five women golfers representing the Las Vegas golf region at the US Women's Open at Pine Needles in North Carolina, all had solid finishes. Park shared the lead after the second […]

Las Vegas Golfer Natalie Gulbis and Michelle Wie Pairing Full of Withdrawals

June 27, 2007 (UPDATE: 11 AM PST; June 28)–It's the best and worst of the golf world in the 8:06 AM pairing at Pine Needles at this week's US Womens Open. The pairing includes media darling Natalie Gulbis, and current media punching bag Michelle Wie. Gulbis seemingly never does anything wrong, and is loved by […]

TPC Canyons Best of Las Vegas Golf Courses at VegasGolfer Pro Showdown

June 21, 2007–The team representing TPC Canyons—Dan Hammel, Todd Hajduk, Jim Saub and Christine Fernandez—fired a seven-under-par total of 135 to beat 15 other teams in winning the 5th Annual VegasGolfer Pro Golf Showdown. The TPC Canyons’ victory snapped a three-year run of titles by Shadow Creek. Southern Highlands won the inaugural event. The team […]

Las Vegas Golfer John Riegger Wins on Nationwide Tour After 290 Tries

Las Vegas' John Riegger becomes the latest resident to win a PGA Tour-sanctioned event

June 4, 2007–After 290 tries in PGA Tour-sanctioned events, Las Vegas pro John Riegger is in the winner's circle for the first time. The 43-year old Riegger, who lives in Las Vegas and plays a lot at TPC Summerlin, earned the title at the Lasalle Bank Open when he holed a treacherous, 20-foot birdie putt on the […]

Birdie Barrages Lead Las Vegas Golfers to Big Finishes at Memorial

June 4, 2007–Adam Scott kicked off the scoring barrage at the PGA Tour's Memorial by flirting with a score of 59, and recording eight birdies in nine holes during one stretch. Unfortuntately, he couldn't capitalize on his second-round 62 and fell back, finishing in a tie for fifth place. But fellow UNLV Rebel star Ryan […]

Las Vegas Golf Star Adam Scott Flirts With 59 at PGA Tour’s Memorial; Shoots 62

June 1, 2007–Former University of Nevada, Las Vegas golf star Adam Scott surged at the PGA Tour's Memorial golf event. After a solid opening round 70, he then started the second round going 9-under through his first 12 holes with nine birdies including a stretch of five-in-a-row and eight out of nine holes. With six holes left to play, […]

Protein Shakes, Marriage Proposals, Work Outs. Just a Day in the Life of Natalie Gulbis

May 24,2007 (UPDATED May 25)–Natalie Gulbis is a star that transcends her sport. She's part pin-up, part athlete, part celebrity. And this golf star, who makes her home on the fairways of Las Vegas golf course Reflection Bay Golf Club, is always busy. Gulbis finished in a tie for 9th at last weekend's LPGA Corning Classic, earning […]

LIVE SCORING: Party Boy Tommy Armour III Leads Las Vegas Pros at Byron Nelson

April 27, 2007–Tommy Armour III, one of the most flamboyant PGA Tour pros in the history of the game, was in the top 40 after the first round of his adopted home state event, the EDS Byron Nelson Championship in Irving, Texas. Armour III, who dresses flashy and parties even flashier, annually throws a pre-tournament bash […]

LIVE SCORING: Former UNLV Player Plummets With Final Round 79 at Zurich

April 21,2007–Charley Hoffman, a member of UNLV's 1999 National Championship golf team, was tied for fourth after two rounds of play at the Zurich Classic of New Orleans. He trailed leader Mark Caclcavecchia by only two shots. Earlier this season, Hoffman won the Bob Hope Chrysler Classic for his first PGA Tour win. But a […]

385th Time the Charm For Skip Kendall, a former University of Nevada, Las Vegas Golfer


April 16, 2007–Kudos to The News weekly golf columnist Jeff Jensen for being the first Las Vegas golf media person to recognize former UNLV Rebel golfer Skip Kendall on winning the Nationwide Tour's Chitimacha Louisiana Open presented by Dynamic Industries. The win broke a streak of 384 PGA Tour-sanctioned events without a win for Kendall, who […]

Lake Las Vegas Resort Resident Gulbis’ Final Round 80 Ends Her Chances For First Win at GINN

April 13, 2007–Lake Las Vegas Resort resident Natalie Gulbis broke out of somewhat of a slump at the GINN Open in Florida, the LPGA Tour event played April 12-15. Gulbis opened with a solid 69 and then followed up that solid round with two more to be in solid contention heading into Sunday. But a […]

TPC Canyons LPGA Tour Pro Erica Blasberg Gives Back To Hometown

In happier times, Blasberg was an All-American at Arizona and a LPGA Tour player

April 12, 2007–In 2010, Erica Blasberg committed suicide. Sher is deeply missed. Erica Blasberg, a fairly new resident to Las Vegas and who plays out of Las Vegas golf course TPC Canyons, recently hosted the 2nd Annual Erica Blasberg Corporate Challenge in her hometown of Corona, California. The event supports her foundation, The Foundation for […]

College Roomies Play Masters Together; Vegas Golf’s Wilson Calls Course Setup ‘Disappointing’

Dean Wilson is looking to win his second PGA Tour event

  Dean Wilson April 8, 2007–Dean Wilson moved to Las Vegas a few years ago, but before his days of living and golfing in our so called "sin city" he lived in Utah, playing college golf at BYU with eventual Masters champion Mike Weir. The two were roommates and best friends. Back then, they never even […]