In an interview with AP Golf writer Doug Ferguson, Las Vegas resident Chris Riley, a former Ryder Cup player and winner on the PGA Tour, admits that he hit rock bottom last year at Q School after shooting an opening round of 83.
Former UNLV Rebel and current Las Vegas resident Charley Hoffman won the PGA Tour's Bob Hope Chrysler Classic to earn his first PGA Tour victory. Two other Las Vegas golfers, Butch Harmon School of Golf Pro Sean Callahan and UNLV Rebel head golf coach Dwaine Knight, helped the colorful Hoffman find the winner's circle. Read […]
Former UNLV Rebel. golfer and Las Vegas golfer Adam Scott, who when he was playing at UNLV practiced at Las Vegas golf courses like Shadow Creek, TPC at The Canyons, Rio Secco Golf Club and TPC Summerlin, among others, jump started his 2007 PGA Tour season with a runner-up finish at the Mercedes Championship.
No fewer than 11 golfers who either live in Las Vegas or have serious ties to Las Vegas golf courses and the city will have some status, and be eligible to play in at least a few events on the PGA Tour in 2007.
It was heady stuff in 2004 when two UNLV graduates, teammates and All-Americans, Chris Riley and Chad Campbell, made the same American Ryder Cup team. Campbell had done it with solid play throughout the previous two years, and Riley nabbed one of the final spots with a fourth-place finish in the PGA Championship at Whistling […]
Craig Barlow grew up in Las Vegas, well, Henderson, a suburb of the city that glitters, and is Vegas through and through. He grew up playing the relics of Vegas golf including Black Mountain–his Dad's a member–and Las Vegas Golf Club among others.
Las Vegas' own Natalie Gulbis (she actually lives in Henderson) is at the top of the money list and at the top of the calendar sales. Her game speaks for itself, and Natalie is just as happy being compared to Anna Kournakova as Annika Sorenstam.