Seven PGA Tour pros with serious ties to Las Vegas golf and golf courses are in the top 128 on the PGA Tour official money list through February 21. Las Vegas is home to 11 pros who either live here, grew up here, or played at UNLV for the top-ranked Rebel golf team. The pros have played […]
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Natalie Gulbis, who lives in a home overlooking a fairway of Jack Nicklaus' Reflection Bay Golf Club at Lake Las Vegas Resort, is featured in the March issue of Golf For Women Magazine. As usual, she looks stunning and her charisma bursts off the page. "Am I ambitious? Absolutely!" she tells writer Dana White.
A fearsome foursome of Las Vegas golfers made the cut at the NISSAN Open, but none contended for the title. But three-time Las Vegas Invitational champion Jim Furyk had a solid week, finishing in a tie for 3rd place at 13-under par.
Las Vegas Resident Dean Wilson led the contingent of PGA Tour players with ties to Las Vegas at the Pebble Beach AT&T National Pro-AM. He earned $33,413 with his tie for 31st. The Las Vegas PGA Tour pros play all over town at some of the best golf courses in Las Vegas including Shadow Creek, […]
Several Las Vegas golf pros and amateurs can be found in the Golfweek/Sagarin Power Rankings, the World Ranking or the Golfweek/Titleist Amateur Rankings. The players in the list can be found playing at a number of Las Vegas golf courses including Las Vegas Paiute Golf Resort, Las Vegas National Golf Club, Reflection Bay Golf Club at […]
LPGA Tour sensation Natalie Gulbis lives and plays at Lake Las Vegas Resort, and is one of the golf's biggest superstars. And if you didn't know, she keeps in touch with her fans via a journal on her website. Recent postings discuss her swing sessions with Butch Harmon, Justin Leonard joking about her tough swings […]
Not one of the four PGA Tour pros with clear Las Vegas ties made the cut at the FBR Open, the PGA Tour's annual party in Phoenix. Robert Gamez, Chad Campbell, Charley Hoffman and Ryan Moore all played but didn't advance to the weekend. Troy Matteson, the 2006 FRYS.com Open (Las Vegas' PGA Tour event) […]
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.
Fans are reaching out to Las Vegas resident and the PGA Tour's newest star Charley Hoffman. Emails are pouring in to PGATOUR.com, and Hoffman is the talk of the national media.
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.