FedEx Cup Includes Two Shift4 Vegas PGA Tour Golfers

Las Vegas, Nevada (September 12, 2012)–Shift4 is a local Las Vegas company that is a big time sponsor of the golf world. It annually is involved with the PGA Tour's Justin Timberlake Shriners Hospitals for Children Open and also supports two Las Vegas PGA Tour stars, Ryan Moore and Scott Piercy. The investment is paying […]

Butch Harmon Praises Nick Watney, Dustin Johnson Starts in Fedex Cup Playoffs

Las Vegas, Nevada (September 3, 2012)–Las Vegas' Butch Harmon has several PGA Tour players in the running for the overall title of the FedEx Cup playoffs. Last week, Nick Watney won The Barclays while Dustin Johnson finished third. And as this is being written, his guys, including Phil Mickelson, are having solid weeks at the […]

All About Attitude For Las Vegas PGA Tour Star Nick Watney

Las Vegas, Nevada (August 27, 2012)–Nick Watney is a true Las Vegas Golf Region resident, having lived in the area for several years following his college days at Fresno St. Over the weekend, Watney won The Barclays, the first stage of the FedEx Cup Playoffs. After the round, Watney told the media it was all […]

Las Vegas’ Nick Watney Goes Hot, Cold With Putter at The Barclays

Las Vegas, Nevada (August 24, 2012)–Nick Watney sat atop the FedEx Cup standings heading into the playoffs in 2011. But in 2012, he entered The Barclays at 49th in the standings. But through the first two rounds, Watney was tied with Sergio Garcia at the top of the leader board. His second round was interesting […]

Two Vegas PGA Tour Stars Bring Birdies4Shriners to FedEx Cup

Las Vegas, Nevada (August 21, 2012)–Ryan Moore and Scott Piercy are both PGA Tour champions, and each live in the Las Vegas Golf Region. And they are both sponsored by Shift4 and involved with Birdies4Shriners, an effort that raises funds for the Shriners Hospitals for Children when either makes a birdie or eagle. As of […]

Kevin Na Makes Winning Putt Because of Vegas Home Course Knowledge

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Las Vegas, Nevada (August 15, 2012)–In nearly every sport, home field or court advantage is a big deal. Who knows the real reasons why, but crowd support is probably a key factor in the benefits provided to the home team. But what about golf? Does playing in the hometown provide a true advantage? If you […]

Vegas Golfer Inbee Park Wins ‘Major’ at Evian Masters

Las Vegas, Nevada (July 30, 2012)–The quality of the field and the course, and just about everthing else at the Evian Masters, has plenty of people believing it should be designated as a major championship on the LPGA Tour. If that were the case, former Las Vegas golfer Inbee Park would have collected her second […]

Kaching! Las Vegas’ Scott Piercy Raining Birdies4Shriners

Las Vegas, Nevada (Updated July 30, 2012)–Piercy held on to win the event and add several more birdies for the cause. Scott Piercy is going wild through the first two rounds of the Canadian Open, the Shriners Hospitals for Children are benefitting. Piercy is the leader after two rounds after recording 9 birdies and two […]

Adam Scott Leads Open Championship at Royal Links (and Lytham)

Las Vegas, Nevada (Updaed July 22, 2012)–Adam Scott failed in bid to become the first male golfer from Las Vegas to win a Major, losing the final round. Forgive us for taking some liberty with the name of the course where The British Open Championship is being played this week. With a true Vegas Golfer […]

Taking a Look at Las Vegas PGA and LPGA Tour Player Tweets

Las Vegas, Nevada (Updated July 9, 2012)–Twitter has become a way for the average fan to engage favorite athletes and the media to stay on top of the latest news and info. Several PGA Tour, Tour, and LPGA Tour players with strong ties to Las Vegas golf courses regular take to tweeting. We thought […]

Las Vegas PGA Tour Star Scott Piercy Joins Birdies for Shriners

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Las Vegas, Nevada (June 15, 2012 Ed. note: we mistakenly referred to this as Birdies For Charity; it is Birdies4Shriners)–Scott Piercy grew up in Las Vegas and is a PGA Tour champion. This week he announced he is joining fellow Las Vegas Golf Region resident and PGA Tour champion Ryan Moore in supporting the Shriners […]

Butch Harmon Pro Dustin Johnson Wins 2012 St. Jude Classic

Las Vegas, Nevada (June 11, 2012)–Dustin Johnson works with Las Vegas Golf Region resident Butch Harmon. And this past weekend he won the St. Jude Classic in just his second event after returning from injury. Harmon operates the Butch Harmon School of Golf at Las Vegas' Rio Secco Golf Club and recently released Butch Harmon […]

Las Vegas LPGA Tour Star Natalie Gulbis Appears on Weather Channel

Las Vegas, Nevada (May 27, 2012)–Las Vegas Golf Region resident Natalie Gulbis is arguably the LPGA Tour's biggest crossover star. She has calendars, has appeared on the NBC series Celebrity Apprentice, and now comes a recent promotional appearance on the Weather Channel. Gulbis has lived in this area for several years and read on for […]

Kevin Na Is Almost Waggle Free on PGA Tour

Las Vegas, Nevada (May 24, 2012)–Many of us have nightmares about our golf games. Not so much for PGA Tour pros. But over the last 10 days maybe Las Vegas Golf Region resident and 2011 Justin Timberlake Shriners Hospitals for Children Open champion Kevin Na had a few bad dreams. He admittedly focused every part […]

Las Vegas PGA Tour Star Kevin Na Commits to End His Waggling Ways

Las Vegas, Nevada (May 14, 2012)–Las Vegas PGA Tour player Kevin Na had a lot to deal with at THE PLAYERS CHAMPIONSHIP. Some of it was his own doing–waggles not seen since Sergio Garcia a few years ago–while some of it was out of his control including some major heckling. Na finished in the top […]

Top of PGA Tour PLAYERS CHAMPIONSHIP Leaderboard Filled With Las Vegas Flavor

Las Vegas, Nevada (May 12, 2012 UPDATE 800 PM PST)–A quick glance at the top 10 of the PLAYERS CHAMPIONSHIP in the early stages of the third round reveals six players who have some ties to the Las Vegas Golf Region. And then if you add into it the fact that the TPC Sawgrass course […]

Las Vegas PGA Tour Pros Unite For New Golf Instruction Academy

Las Vegas, Nevada (April 14, 2012)–PGA Tour pros Bob May and Jeff Gallagher are longtime residents of the Las Vegas Golf Region. They have become part of the fabric of the community. Now the duo is teaming up for the now open Bob May Golf Academy. The Academy is officially located at SilverStone Golf Club, […]

Chad Campbell Has Weekend Shot at RBC Heritage After Watching Masters

Las Vegas, Nevada (April 14, 2012)–It's been awhile since Las Vegas PGA Tour star Chad Campbell has been in contention on the PGA Tour. But heading into the weekend, Campbell was near the leaders at the RBC Heritage. And this came after spending last week watching The Masters on television.–By Brian Hurlburt. Follow @LVGolfInsider