Las Vegas PGA Tour Golfers Making Mark in China at HSBC Champions World Golf Event

November 6, 2009–The PGA Tour, basically, is in China this weekend for the playing of a World Golf event, the HSBC Champions, but even across the globe the impact of Las Vegas golf and Las Vegas golfers is being felt. First off, Las Vegas resident Nick Watney blazed a new golf course record (64) during […]

Only Ones That Matter Entering Final Round of Las Vegas PGA Tour Event Are Las Vegas Golfers

Las Vegas' Scott Piercy rolls in Phoenix

October 17, 2009 (UPDATED Oct 18) –Could this be it? Is a golfer with strong Las Vegas golf ties about to win Las Vegas' PGA Tour event, the Justin Timberlake Shriners Hospitals for Children Open? The answer was no as Scotland's Martin Laird won in a playoff. Then will they collect the trophy from international superstar and tournament host Justin Timberlake plus join […]

Odds Show That This Could Be Year a Local Golfer Wins Las Vegas PGA Tour Event

Chad Campbell Las Vegas PGA Tour

October 17, 2009–Las Vegas resident and PGA Tour player Craig Barlow once said that winning the PGA Tour event in Las Vegas would be as big as winning a major championship to him. Unfortunately, Barlow, a new Dad, won't win this week because he missed the cut, but a scan of the leaderboard at the […]

PGA Tour Las Vegas Golf Notes: Rickie Fowler Confirms He is Newest Las Vegas Golfer

October 14, 2009–As Justin Timberlake Shriners Hospitals for Children Open Tournament Director Adam Sperling revealed to us a few weeks ago, amateur–now pro–golf superstar Rickie Fowler is the newest professional to call Las Vegas home. Fowler, who turned professional after helping the Unites States win the Walker Cup a few weeks ago, told the media […]

Guidance From Las Vegas Golf’s Butch Harmon Helps Phil Mickelson Win Tour Championship

September 28, 2009–Earlier this year, Las Vegas' Butch Harmon was the first to be thanked by Stewart Cink when Cink won the British Open. Now Phil Mickelson, who began working with Harmon, who operates the Butch Harmon School of Golf at Las Vegas golf course Rio Secco Golf Club, is the one thanking Harmon after […]

3-Time Las Vegas PGA Tour Champ Jim Furyk Commits to Timberlake Golf Event

September 22, 2009–The Las Vegas PGA Tour event, now called the Justin Timberlake Shriners Hospitals for Children Open, has a long and deep history, and a man right in the middle of that is the PGA Tour's #3-ranked player, Jim Furyk, who is the only golfer to win this Las Vegas golf tournament more than once. Furyk, […]

Las Vegas PGA Tour Star Bill Lunde Regrets $200,000 Water Ball

September 20, 2009–Las Vegas golf author and personality Jack Sheehan is always out and about talking to the biggest names in Las Vegas golf. Recently, he hit practice balls with former UNLV star and current PGA Tour player Bill Lunde, and casually discussed various Las Vegas golf issues of the day. Lunde, who was a […]

PGA Tour’s Tommy Armour III Heads Las Vegas Golf Notes

September 10, 2009–There's always plenty going on and around Las Vegas golf courses. And right now, some Las Vegas golf courses are closing for overseed while others are re-opening. Among the Las Vegas golf courses back open as of Sept 11 are Rio Secco Golf Club, Cascata, and Las Vegas National Golf Club, while Las […]

Solheim Cup Victory Could Be Highlight of Year For Natalie Gulbis

August 23, 2009–It's been another huge weekend for Las Vegas golf. Not only are there amazing Las Vegas golf deals at the best Las Vegas golf courses, but the weekend was highlighted by some of the greatest Las Vegas golfers competing on the biggest stages. Former UNLV Rebel Ryan Moore won the Wyndham Championship on […]

Las Vegas Golf Greats Riley and Moore Lead PGA Tour Event

August 22, 2009 (Updated August 23) –Arguably the two greatest golfers in the history of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) golf program shared the lead after two rounds of the PGA Tour's Wyndham Championship. The two were at 11-under par heading into the third round and are paired together. Riley was the first […]

Solheim Cup Dream Pairing of Kim and Las Vegas’ Gulbis Earn U. S. Point

Gulbis wins for U.S. with Kim!

August 22, 2009 (UPDATED Aug 23) –Las Vegas golfer Natalie Gulbis, a resident of Lake Las Vegas Resort, was teamed with longtime friend Christina Kim in the Friday afternoon foursomes of the Solheim Cup being played at Rich Harvest Farms in Illinois. Gulbis, who practices at the Butch Harmon School of Golf located at Las […]

Las Vegas Golfer Natalie Gulbis Ready for Third Solheim Cup

August 17, 2009–Lake Las Vegas Resort resident Natalie Gulbis has a great reputation when it comes to international team play, and because of that, she will be making her third appearance for the United States team in the upcoming Solheim Cup. Gulbis helped lead the U.S. to victories in 2005 and 2007 and feels like a true […]

Las Vegas Golfer Chris Riley Thinks 55 Was Possible During PGA Tour Event

August 9, 2009–Las Vegas golfer Chris Riley's mindset on the greens is that he can make anything from anywhere. And during the second round of the PGA Tour's Legends Reno-Tahoe Open, Riley pretty much did make everything when he fired a 27 over the front nine holes of Montreux Golf and Country Club. "I thought […]

PGA Tour, LPGA Tour, Canadian Tour Make Room For Las Vegas Golf Tour Pros

July 31, 2009–A few months ago, we wrote a story detailing the 29 Las Vegas professional tour golfers who were currently listed on the money lists of the major professional golf tours, but we failed to mention that there are other pros with strong ties to Las Vegas golf courses out having success on other […]

‘Argument’ With Caddie Leads to 28 on Nine Holes for Las Vegas PGA Tour Pro Kevin Na

July 25, 2009 (UPDATED JULY 28) —Kevin Na is one of the most recent players on the PGA Tour to become a resident of Las Vegas. Na plays and practices out of TPC Las Vegas and TPC Summerlin, the PGA Tour-owned Las Vegas golf courses in the northwest area of the Las Vegas valley. And […]

Angel Park Las Vegas Golf Courses Site for Cleveland Pro Scratch Tournament

July 15, 2009–Angel Park Golf Club is the home of two Las Vegas golf courses designed by Arnold Palmer, and the courses were the site for the annual Cleveland Golf Pro-Scratch, where the two-golfer team of pro David Stead and scratch player John Hahn claimed the title after surviving a four-way sudden death playoff. Stead is the director […]