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 […]

Las Vegas’ Butch Harmon Is In Phil Mickelson’s Corner Again in 2011

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Las Vegas, Nevada (January 30, 2011)–Phil Mickelson had a tough year, battling his own disease while also watching as his mom and wife dealt with breast cancer. It seems like much more than a year ago when Mickelson won The Masters. But over the final 13 tournaments in 2010, Mickelson finished in the top 10 just four […]

Jhonny Vegas Is Newest ‘Las Vegas’ PGA Tour Golf Star

Las Vegas, Nevada (January 24, 2011)–It's a great moment anytime the word Vegas is mentioned by mass media outlets. Even, if in this instance, Vegas is not referring to the city, but to the last name of the latest PGA Tour rookie to win a golf tournament. Jhonattan Vegas–love that name–won a PGA Tour event in only […]

Diapers, Recycling, Charity, Hair Care All Part of Day for Las Vegas PGA Tour Star Charley Hoffman

Las Vegas, Nevada (January 20, 2011)–It's always about his flowing, blonde surfer hair do, a look that could cause people to think he's aloof like a stereotypical surfer, but there is plenty of substance to Las Vegas PGA Tour star Charley Hoffman. Hoffman lives in the Las Vegas Golf Region–in the same neighborhood as fellow PGA Tour […]

Las Vegas PGA Tour Star Chris Riley Overcomes Nerves to Fire 66 at Sony Open In First Real Round of Year

Las Vegas, Nevada (Original: January 15, 2011 UPDATED 1/17)–For those that know the personality of Las Vegas PGA Tour star Chris Riley, happy and carefree to the nth degree, it might be surprising to learn that butterflies in the stomach can impact him on the golf course. But such was the case for this pro golfer with […]

Las Vegas LPGA Tour Golfer Natalie Gulbis Busy But Takes Time For Holidays

Las Vegas, Nevada (December 22, 2010)–Las Vegas resident Natalie Gulbis is a very down-to-earth superstar, and seems to pretty much spend the holidays like the rest of us: she bakes cookies, sends Christmas cards, spends time with the family, etc. But probably unlike the rest of us, she also spends some of December hosting a charity […]

Former Las Vegas PGA Tour Star Rickie Fowler Still Making Impact on Fellow Vegas Golfer at Q School

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Las Vegas, Nevada (December 4, 2010)–It was a short romance, but PGA Tour star Rickie Fowler left a mark on the Las Vegas Golf Region during the 12 months he lived here. Fowler, who bought a home in Las Vegas prior to the 2009 Justin Timberlake Shriners Hospitals Open, has moved to Florida, but his […]

Aspiring Las Vegas PGA Tour Pros Working Hard at Q School

Las Vegas, Nevada (December 2, 2010)–The Las Vegas Golf Region is the home to more than 30 golfers who have strong ties to Las Vegas golf courses, including several who are currently trying to secure full playing privileges on the PGA Tour. The grueling 6-round PGA Tour School is currently underway, and the Las Vegas […]

Las Vegas PGA Tour Star Ryan Moore No Longer Owner In Scratch Golf

Las Vegas, Nevada (November 19, 2010)–From the outside, it looks like as shocking a development as can happen in the ever-changing world of PGA Tour golfers changing club affiliation. Ryan Moore, who lived in the Las Vegas Golf Region for several years during and after his tremendous career at UNLV, has ended his ownership in Scratch Golf […]

European Tour Singapore Open Has Been Very Good For Las Vegas Golfer Adam Scott

Las Vegas, Nevada (November 16, 2010)–Adam Scott is a former UNLV Rebel golfer who once lived in Las Vegas, and for many years trained with Las Vegas Golf Region resident Butch Harmon. Scott hasn't lived in Las Vegas for many years, but he will always have strong ties to Las Vegas golf courses. And this past […]

Looks Like Las Vegas PGA Tour Golfer Rickie Fowler Is Now a Florida Golfer

Las Vegas, Nevada (November 13, 2010)–Las Vegas Golf Region resident Rickie Fowler has made a big splash in his first year on the PGA Tour, and could end up with a Rookie of the Year trophy for his efforts. Fowler will have always have strong ties to Las Vegas golf courses–he made his PGA Tour […]

How Many Las Vegas Golfers Does It Take to Hold a PGA Tour Event?

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Las Vegas, Nevada (October 17, 2010 UPDATED 10/19)–Fourteen is one answer to the question in the headline (the answer is now 17 as recent UNLV golfer Eddie Olson received an exemption and will make his first PGA Tour start plus former Rebel Warren Schutte and Las Vegas resident earned spots via a Monday qualifier). Today […]

Las Vegas PGA Tour Star Rickie Fowler Shines on Golf’s Brightest Stage at The Ryder Cup

Las Vegas, Nevada (Oct. 8, 2010)–One of the key questions before the Ryder Cup started was: Did U.S. captain Corey Pavin make the right choice by picking Las Vegas golfer Rickie Fowler, a rookie on the PGA Tour? Fowler answered that question by picking up a point for the U.S. team with two halves, including […]