Vegas Says Leading Timberlake Las Vegas PGA Tour Event Is Fun

Las Vegas, Nevada (September 30, 2011 UPDATED 3:38 PM PST)–A few months back, we claimed Jhonattan Vegas as one of our own. Soon after, The Golf Channel's Kelly Tilghman tweeted about our audacity/humor. Well, now that he is leading Las Vegas' PGA Tour event, the Justin Timberlake Shriners Hospitals for Children Open, he is close to […]

Minimum 14 PGA Tour Golfers With Ties to Vegas Courses Eye Timberlake Prize

Chad Campbell Las Vegas PGA Tour

Las Vegas, Nevada (September 26, 2011)–Depending on the day and time, there are some number more than 30 Tour pros who have strong ties to Las Vegas golf courses. And this week, no less than 14 of them will be playing in Las Vegas' Justin Timberlake Shriners Hospitals for Children Open PGA Tour event. Last […]

Las Vegas PGA Tour Pro Bill Lunde Leads Kodak Challenge

Las Vegas, Nevada (September 24, 2011)–With the season-long Kodak Challenge coming to an end, Las Vegas Golf Region resident Bill Lunde is two shots in the lead. The next hole on the Kodak scorecard is the par 5, 16th hole at Las Vegas golf course TPC Summerlin. The TPC is the host course of the Justin […]

Las Vegas LPGA Tour Star Natalie Gulbis Returns For Wendy’s 3-Tour Challenge

Natalie Gulbis

Las Vegas, Nevada (September 23, 2011)–Natalie Gulbis lives in the Las Vegas Golf Region, and spends much of her time giving back to the community. And, again in 2011, Gulbis returns to Las Vegas resort course Rio Secco Golf Club for the Wendy's 3-Tour Challenge. Gulbis joins Cristie Kerr and Paula Creamer as the LPGA Tour […]

Charley Hoffman Wobble Tool Leads to Great PGA Tour Putting

Las Vegas, Nevada (September 2, 2011)–Charley Hoffman has a wobble up his sleeve this week on the PGA Tour. Hoffman, a resident of the Las Vegas Golf Region, has developed his own personal "wobble" tool that has helped him with his putting. Hoffman is the defending champion of the Deutsche Bank Championship. –By Brian Hurlburt

Las Vegas’ Bill Lunde Still Playing PGA Tour FedEx Despite Zero Top 10s

Las Vegas, Nevada (August 29, 2011)–Bill Lunde has always been a fighter so it's no surprise he has advanced to the second round of the PGA Tour FedEx Cup Playoffs. Lunde was on the outside looking in entering the first tournament (103rd and 100 make it through) but he played well enough to jump up into […]

PGA Tour Star Charley Hoffman To Serve Dinner After FedEx Cup Playoffs

Las Vegas, Nevada (August 27, 2011)–You could say, Las Vegas PGA Tour star Charley Hoffman looks more like a waiter than a professional golfer. His flowing blonde surfer hair definitely would fit right in if he was a server at any of the seaside restaurants in his native San Diego. But the fact is that […]

At Least Eight Las Vegas PGA Tour Pros In Line For FedEx Cup Playoffs

Las Vegas, Nevada (August 21, 2011)–There are more than 30 tour pros who have strong ties to Las Vegas golf courses. And of those, at least eight–or nine–depending on how you count, have clinched a spot in the 2011 FedEx Cup Playoffs. And a few others have an outside chance and still getting into them. […]

Las Vegas PGA Tour Pros Do Daily Double With Wins

Las Vegas, Nevada (August 8, 2011)–We're not 100 percent sure, but we believe this is the first time ever that two PGA Tour golfers with strong ties to Las Vegas golf courses have won tournaments on the same weekend. This daily double happened when former UNLV golfer Adam Scott won the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational and longtime […]

WGC-Bridgestone and Reno-Tahoe Open Led by Las Vegas Golfers

Las Vegas, Nevada (August 7, 2011)–There are two official PGA Tour events being played this weekend, and after three rounds, golfers with strong ties to Las Vegas golf courses are in the lead. Adam Scott leads the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational while Scott Piercy leads the Reno-Tahoe Open. Piercy shot a magnificent 61 in the third round […]

In Their Words: Las Vegas PGA Tour Pros Speak About Bridgestone, Reno

Las Vegas, Nevada (August 6, 2011)–A picture is worth a thousand words. And a quote is worth similar. And now the Las Vegas PGA Tour pros are talking about the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational and Reno-Tahoe Open. Two Las Vegas golfers are tied at the top of the Bridgestone along with a former Las Vegas golfer while another […]

Las Vegas PGA Tour Player Report: Rebels Adam Scott and Chris Riley Go Low

Las Vegas, Nevada (August 5, 2011)–There are more than 30 tour pros who have strong ties to Las Vegas golf courses. And on Thursday, two of them went seriously low in PGA Tour events. One, Adam Scott, had the lead at the Bridgestone Invitational after going 8-under par while another, Chris Riley, was one shot […]

Las Vegas Golfer Inbee Park Challenges at Ricoh Women’s British Open

Las Vegas, Nevada (July 31, 2011)–It may not be common knowledge, but Inbee Park is the only golfer with strong ties to the Las Vegas Golf Region to win a major. Park is challenging for the 2011 Ricoh Women's British Open title. She is a former Nevada State High School champion and was around the […]

Two Butch Harmon Pros Finish Second at British Open Championship

Las Vegas, Nevada (July 18, 2011)–Butch Harmon is one busy dude. Again this week, Harmon had multiple golfers he works with playing in a major championship. Phil Mickelson and Dustin Johnson finished in a tie for second place. Obviously, that is the second loser, as they say, but still a terrific accomplishment for both. Harmon […]

Longtime Tiger Woods Friend Chris Riley Near Lead at PGA Tour AT&T National

Las Vegas, Nevada (July 2, 2011) UPDATE 6 PM PST–Chris Riley, who is near the lead at the AT&T National, is considered a Las Vegas golfer because he played four years at UNLV plus he lived here for several years folllowing his college career. But he grew up the San Diego area, and because of his […]

Las Vegas PGA Tour Star Ryan Moore Plays With Jim Calhoun, Michael Bolton

Las Vegas, Nevada (June 26, 2011)–Ryan Moore was a 4-time All-American while playing college golf at UNLV , prior to taking his talents to the PGA Tour. This week he was playing in the Travelers Championship where he played in the pro-am with Jim Calhoun and Michael Bolton. Also, Moore was challenging to win his second PGA […]

Las Vegas Golf Hall of Famer Tommy Armour III Going Low on PGA Champions Tour

Las Vegas, Nevada (June 12, 2011)–Tommy Armour III grew up in the Las Vegas Golf Region, and is a member of the Las Vegas Golf Hall of Fame. He once recorded a round of 60 at The Las Vegas Country Club during the PGA Tour's Las Vegas Invitational, and this week he is challenging for […]