April 5, 2006–Three PGA Tour pros with Las Vegas ties played in the 2007 Masters. Two former UNLV Rebels, Adam Scott and Chad Campbell, and Las Vegas resident Dean Wilson. Heading into the week, Scott was picked to win the event by some experts, and is coming off a big win at the Houston Open […]
April 2, 2007–The same week a Golfweek writer picked Adam Scott to win this week's Masters, Scott, the former University of Nevada, Las Vegas Rebel Golf All-American, went out and won the Houston Open. Scott hit a ball in the water on the final hole, but then drained a 40-footer to save par and win the […]
March 31, 2007–Former University of Nevada, Las Vegas golfer Adam Scott was picked by Golfweek writer Jeff Babineau as the man who will become Australia's first champion of The Masters. In an issue that featured an overall article about the state of the game in Australia, Scott was one of several Aussies picked by different writers […]
IN 2010, Erica Blasberg committed suicide. She is deeply missed. Erica Blasberg In the Golf Plus section of the March 26, 2007, Sports Illustrated Baseball Preview Issue, the SI staff evaluated several LPGA player websites. Las Vegas residents Natalie Gulbis and Erica Blasberg were at the top of the list. Gulbis plays out of Las Vegas […]
Charley Hoffman Has Las Vegas resident and former UNLV Rebel golfer Charley Hoffman turned in his Rebel Red for University of Nevada Wolfpack Blue? Hoffman, who won the Bob Hope Chrysler Classic earlier this year, is one of several PGA Tour stars who have shared their NCAA brackets with PGATOUR.com. And one of Hoffman's final […]
March 26, 2007–Natalie Gulbis, Erica Blasberg and Kim Hall, all LPGA players who live in Las Vegas, missed the cut over the weekend at the Safeway International. Lorena Ochoa won the event.
March 26, 2007–Four PGA Tour pros with Las Vegas ties played in the CA Championship over the weekend, with Dean Wilson, a fairly new Las Vegas resident, leading the way with a 16th place finish, earning $87,333 and 420 FedEx Cup Points.
Buddy Allin earned more than two million dollars playing on the PGA Tour and what was then the Senior PGA Tour (now Champions Tour). But he was never enamored with the life of a PGA Tour player "It's a me-me game (for touring pros). I hated that." Allin told Golfweek columnist James Achenbach a few months before […]
Henderson resident and 8-year PGA Tour veteran Craig Barlow hit a ball out of a divot on the 13th hole of the PODS Championship, and the injury forced him to the sidelines. He finished the first round of the event, but woke up the next morning and felt "sharp, stabbing pain" while warming up on […]
In a previous headline, we at GolfLasVegasNow.com claimed "Florida Sucks for Las Vegas Golf PGA Tour Pros." Well, two of them are proving us wrong and have made the cut at the PODS Championship being played in Florida, and are battling for Top 15 finishes, or better.
At the 2007 Honda Classic, all six of the Las Vegas PGA Tour pros who teed it up missed the cut played at the re-designed Nicklaus National course in Florida. And at the PODS Championship–being played this week at the Copperhead Course also in Florida–things aren't looking a whole lot better for the pros who have serious ties to Las Vegas. After […]
There are 11 PGA Tour players who either live here, grew up here or played golf for UNLV. The eleven have varying degrees of status on the PGA Tour, but all will play in many events this year, and after the first few events in the new PGA Tour playoff system, the Las Vegas golf […]
Former UNLV Rebel Chad Campbell advanced to the quarterfinals of the Accenture World Match Play Championship being played in Arizona. He defeated David Toms in a close match that ended when Toms missed his short putt on the final hole. Campbell will play Stephen Ames. Campbell played on many Las Vegas golf courses as a Rebel […]
Craig Barlow grew up in Henderson, A Vegas suburb for you visitors, playing courses like Boulder City Golf Club, Black Mountain Golf and Country Club, and Sunrise Country Club (now Stallion Mountain). His Dad is still a member at Black Mountain. But a recent article in Las Vegas Weekly, the alternative news weekly of Las […]
Seven PGA Tour pros with serious ties to Las Vegas golf and golf courses are in the top 128 on the PGA Tour official money list through February 21. Las Vegas is home to 11 pros who either live here, grew up here, or played at UNLV for the top-ranked Rebel golf team. The pros have played […]
Natalie Gulbis, who lives in a home overlooking a fairway of Jack Nicklaus' Reflection Bay Golf Club at Lake Las Vegas Resort, is featured in the March issue of Golf For Women Magazine. As usual, she looks stunning and her charisma bursts off the page. "Am I ambitious? Absolutely!" she tells writer Dana White.
A fearsome foursome of Las Vegas golfers made the cut at the NISSAN Open, but none contended for the title. But three-time Las Vegas Invitational champion Jim Furyk had a solid week, finishing in a tie for 3rd place at 13-under par.
Las Vegas Resident Dean Wilson led the contingent of PGA Tour players with ties to Las Vegas at the Pebble Beach AT&T National Pro-AM. He earned $33,413 with his tie for 31st. The Las Vegas PGA Tour pros play all over town at some of the best golf courses in Las Vegas including Shadow Creek, […]
Several Las Vegas golf pros and amateurs can be found in the Golfweek/Sagarin Power Rankings, the World Ranking or the Golfweek/Titleist Amateur Rankings. The players in the list can be found playing at a number of Las Vegas golf courses including Las Vegas Paiute Golf Resort, Las Vegas National Golf Club, Reflection Bay Golf Club at […]
LPGA Tour sensation Natalie Gulbis lives and plays at Lake Las Vegas Resort, and is one of the golf's biggest superstars. And if you didn't know, she keeps in touch with her fans via a journal on her website. Recent postings discuss her swing sessions with Butch Harmon, Justin Leonard joking about her tough swings […]