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Arnold Palmer Record Tied by Las Vegas’ Dean Wilson at RBC Canadian Open PGA Tour Golf Event

Dean Wilson joins Arnold Palmer as the King of Canada

Las Vegas, Nevada (July 25, 2010 UPDATE 9:28 PM)–It's not every day that a PGA Tour golfer gets mentioned in the same breath as Arnold Palmer. But for Las Vegas resident Dean Wilson, who fired 3-straight rounds of 65 to start the RBC Canadian Open, that is now the case. Wilson tied Palmer's 54-hole record […]

Another PGA Tour Day, Another $843,728 For Las Vegas Golfers

Las Vegas, Nevada (July 19, 2010)–They are all over the place. 'They' are PGA Tour players with strong ties to Las Vegas golf courses. And this past weekend was no different as, by our estimation, a dozen golfers combined to earn $843,728 in events on the PGA Tour. The best finishes came from resident Nick Watney, […]

PGA Tour’s Ryan Moore, Former Amateur Standout at UNLV, Charges Into Spotlight

Las Vegas, Nevada (July 12, 2010)—To say Ryan Moore, former UNLV standout and one of amateur golf’s all-time greats, doesn’t fit the mold of a typical golfer is an understatement. After all, how many golfers pick up a putter out of a bin the week of a tournament and put it in their bag that […]

Las Vegas Golfer Seema Sadekar Shows Style and Talent on Golf Channel’s ‘Big Break’

Las Vegas' Seema Sadekar brings her style and flair to The Big Break

Las Vegas, Nevada (July 10, 2010 update July 14)—Fashion, style and golf in Las Vegas go hand-in-hand. Las Vegas golfer Seema Sadekar, with the help of an appearance on the Golf Channel’s ‘Big Break Sandals Resorts,’ is taking it to a whole new level–one episode at a time. And continuing the trend of pros with […]

Natalie Gulbis Leads Las Vegas Golfers In Field at US Womens Open at Oakmont

Las Vegas' Natalie Gulbis is ready for Oakmont

Las Vegas, Nevada (July 7, 2010)–The United States Womens Open is being played at, arguably, the toughest golf course in the world, Oakmont Country Club, in Pennsylvania. Jeremy Anderson, a former PGA Tour player and member of the 1998 UNLV NCAA championship team, told us recently that Oakmont was by far and away the most difficult […]

If It’s a PGA Tour Tournament, There Must Be a Las Vegas Golfer Near the Lead

Las Vegas, Nevada (July 6, 2010)–Yep, the PGA Tour has a tournament this week, the AT&T National, and it's no surprise that there are several PGA Tour golfers with strong ties to Las Vegas golf courses near the top of the leaderboard. It seems that not a week goes by without a Las Vegas guy […]

PGA Tour Travelers Championship Leaderboard Dotted With Las Vegas Golfers

Las Vegas, Nevada (June 26, 2010)–The eagle landed twice for Las Vegas golfer Bill Lunde, but he was just one of several PGA Tour players with strong ties to Las Vegas golf courses going low at the PGA Tour's Travelers Championship. Lunde entered the third round in a tie for 3rd after rounds of 68 […]

US Open Final Round Recap Shows Greats and a Leader Can’t Close and Las Vegas Golfers Survive

Las Vegas' Alex Cejka lines it up on Sunday at Open

June 21, 2010–US Open Pebble Beach 2010 is in the books, and the result shows a Euro winning the US Open for the first time in 40 years, and an American collapsing in stunning fashion, plus some Las Vegas golfers playing the weekend. Graeme McDowell, from Northern Ireland, survived a tough final round to win while […]

US Open Pace Set For Las Vegas Golfers by Craig Barlow In Early Going

Pebble Beach, California (June 17, 2010, 12:45 PST UPDATED 730)–The Pebble Beach golf course is the early leader as the first wave of golfers in the 2010 US Open Champiosnhip are more than halfway though the first round. Only six players are under par–at this writing Mike Weir is at -2 through 15–while some big names are […]

Rickie Fowler Heads Potential Sweep of Champions, Nationwide, PGA Tours by Las Vegas Golfers

June 6, 2010 (UPDATE 330 PM PST) –Waking up this Sunday, June 6, and taking a look at the leaderboards of the PGA Tour, LPGA Tour, and Champions Tour events being played, was like the Las Vegas Golf Region looking at itself in the mirror. Las Vegas golfers Rickie Fowler and Tommy Armour III were in […]

PGA Tour Fun Continues for Las Vegas Golfer Rickie Fowler at Memorial

Las Vegas, Nevada (UPDATED 6/6) (June 4, 2010)–Rickie Fowler, along with his long hair and fashion-forward clothing, fits Las Vegas. There are some things that just work and Fowler having a home in Las Vegas and spending quite a bit of time here playing and practicing at TPC Las Vegas among other Las Vegas golf courses, is one […]

Las Vegas PGA Tour Champ at Timberlake Shriners Event Qualifies for Open Championship

May 27, 2010–Martin Laird captured the 2009 Justin Timberlake Shriners Hospitals for Children Open, and that victory was the first of his PGA Tour career. Now Laird has fulfilled a lifelong dream and has qualified to play in the Open Championship at St. Andrews, a course which is located 15 minutes from the home of his […]

PGA Tour Could Be New Life For Las Vegas Golfer John Riegger Following Nationwide Victory

Las Vegas' John Riegger becomes the latest resident to win a PGA Tour-sanctioned event

Las Vegas, Nevada (May 26, 2010)–Golf has always been a numbers game. And no one may know that better than Las Vegas golfer John Riegger, who thought in December his career might be over. The 46-year-old golfer, who lives and plays in Las Vegas, earned his second Nationwide Tour title last weekend with a victory […]

PGA Tour Win For Former Las Vegas Golfer Adam Scott Aided by Stockton Putting Philosophy

Las Vegas, Nevada (May 17, 2010)–Adam Scott played college golf, briefly, at UNLV, under Hall of Fame coach Dwiane Knight. But with his tremendous talent, Scott quickly left the program and Las Vegas' golf courses in search of success on the PGA Tour. Scott has found it, but was in a bit of a swoon […]

Young Las Vegas PGA Tour Guns Rickie Fowler, Alex Prugh to Be Featured On CBS

Las Vegas, Nevada (Ma 14, 2010)–Two of Las Vegas’ young PGA Tour golf stars—Rickie Fowler (21) and Alex Prugh (25)—are making their marks in 2010 on and off the golf course. The two players are part of the Chasing the Dream program presented by Mercedes-Benz. The program will air on May 15 (Saturday) at 2 […]