Chris Riley Can’t Follow Up Stellar Round One Effort at Memorial

Las Vegas, Nevada (June 4, 2011)–Chris Riley has been known as one of the best putters on the PGA Tour, but over the last few years some of the magic has diminished. He even changed putters, something that was pretty much unthinkable for him to do. But that all went away during round one of […]

Long Drive Champion Art Sellinger Hits Biggest Drive With Induction into Las Vegas Golf Hall of Fame

Roanoke, TX (May 30, 2011)–Art Sellinger, owner and chief executive officer of Roanoke-based Long Drivers of America (LDA), has been elected of the Las Vegas Golf Hall of Fame. Sellinger, a two-time U.S. National Long Driving Champion (1986, 1991) and since 2000 a member of the LDA Hall of Fame, is the driving force behind the […]

Las Vegas Golfers Watney, Piercy Near Lead at PGA Tour Nelson Event

Las Vegas, Nevada (May 28, 2011)–It seems like it has been awhile since some Las Vegas golfers on the PGA Tour had a chance to win a tournament. But that could change entering the final rounds of the HP Byron Nelson because Nick Watney and Scott Piercy are well inside the top 10 after two […]

Las Vegas’ Charley Hoffman Delivers Chance To Play With PGA Tour Pro, Help Out

Las Vegas, Nevada (May 24, 2011)–Some PGA Tour pros boast about how they help charity but basically leave the work to their minions. That is not the case with Las Vegas resident and former UNLV golfer Charley Hoffman who is actively involved in events in Las Vegas and San Diego that benefit his foundation. Recently, […]

Las Vegas PGA Tour Star Adam Scott Changes Caddie, Putter

Las Vegas, Nevada (May 21, 2011)–The only constant is change, as they say, and for former Las Vegas Golf Region resident Adam Scott, that is the case. A couple years ago, the former UNLV golfer ended his teacher-golfer relationship with Las Vegas' Butch Harmon, and now recently he has changed to a belly putter. Now […]

Las Vegas’ Nick Watney Says Hot Putter Key to PLAYERS 64

Las Vegas, Nevada (May 13, 2011)–Nick Watney broke through with an 8-under par 64 in the opening round of THE PLAYERS. Watney recorded 9 birdies and an eagle along the way to the early lead. Watney lives in the Las Vegas Golf Region and works with fellow Las Vegas Golf Region resident Butch Harmon at […]

Las Vegas Golfer Natalie Gulbis Does the Runway at Trump

Las Vegas, Nevada (April 24, 2011)–Natalie Gulbis has always been more than just an LPGA Tour star. Gulbis, who has lived in the Las Vegas Golf Region for several years, has become a celebrity on and off the course, the most recent evidence of this fact being that she recently hosted–and walked the runway–a poolside […]

Final Round Bids of Hoffman, Tringale Comes Up Short at Valero Texas Open

Las Vegas, Nevada (April 18, 2011)–Two PGA Tour golfers with ties to Las Vegas golf courses had their chances to win the PGA Tour's Valero Texas Open but neither could close the deal. Charley Hoffman and Cameron Tringale were in the mix all weekend at the toughest-scoring event of the 2011 PGA Tour season. Several […]

Las Vegas PGA Tour Star Charley Hoffman Pukes In Air Not On Greens

Las Vegas, Nevada (April 15, 2011)–In the golf vernacular, the term 'puking' is used when somebody loses nerve over a three-footer and misses a putt that could win a match. But several PGA Tour players were quite literally 'puking' in the days leading up to the PGA Tour's Valero Texas Open and it had nothing to do with […]

Another Rebel Just Misses Winning Masters

Las Vegas, Nevada (April 11, 2011)–In 2009, former UNLV golf All-American Chad Campbell lost in a playoff at The Masters to Angel Cabrera. In 2011, another former Rebel, Adam Scott, was also battling Cabrera and about a dozen others for the chance to don the green jacket. Scott played valiantly, carding a Sunday 67, but […]

PGA Tour’s Rickie Fowler Is Now a Former Las Vegas Golfer

Las Vegas, Nevada (March 26, 2011)–We broke the news that Rickie Fowler was no longer living in Las Vegas last fall, but thought we might just update the news on this matter. Fowler has become just one of many PGA Tour players to make Jupiter, Florida, home. In the process, he left the Las Vegas […]

Nick Watney Claims First 2011 PGA Tour Win For Las Vegas Golfers

Las Vegas, Nevada (March 14, 2011)–It was only a matter of time before a PGA Tour golfer with strong ties to Las Vegas golf courses won a tournament in 2011. Nick Watney became the first when he played a brilliant final round en route to a win at the World Golf Championships–Cadillac Championship at the […]

Fixed: Las Vegas Golf Region Resident Butch Harmon Works With Watney, Johnson

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Las Vegas, Nevada (March 13, 2011)–Here he goes again. Las Vegas Golf Region resident Butch Harmon, who has been voted the world's best instructor 10 years running by Golf Digest, works with two of the top four players who are battling to win the PGA Tour's WGC–Cadillac Championship. Dustin Johnson, who enters the final round with the lead, […]

ESPN Details Death of Las Vegas LPGA Tour Golfer Erica Blasberg

Las Vegas, Nevada (February 27, 2011)–Erica Blasberg had lived in Las Vegas for several years, becoming involved in the community by playing golf at Southern Highlands Golf Club, helping junior golf when she could, and attending other high profile Las Vegas golf events. On May 9, 2010, she committed suicide at her home in Henderson, Nevada, a […]

Andres Gonzales Brings Vegas Golf Sizzle and Look to PGA Tour

Las Vegas, Nevada (February 25, 2011)–When and if Andres Gonzales wins a PGA Tour event, the circuit will have its newest star. We don't base this as 100% fact, but we can't think of another PGA Tour player who sports a fu manchu like former UNLV golfer Andres Gonzales does. And his unique style, talent and […]

Las Vegas LPGA Tour Star Natalie Gulbis Launches Official Facebook Page

Las Vegas, Nevada (February 23, 2011)–Las Vegas Golf Region resident Natalie Gulbis has been an avid tweeter and, in general, on the forefront of social media and public relations in general. She is a great face for the LPGA Tour, and now has launched an official Facebook page where fans can keep up with her. Click […]