Styling and Profiling on Scooters, Golf Boards at Las Vegas National

LAS VEGAS, Nev. (February 14, 2018)–Golf is the name, styling while you play is the game at the historic–but always trending–Las Vegas National Golf Club. Now you can tee it up pretty much any way you want at the layout, which was one of three courses in the rotation when Tiger Woods claimed PGA Tour win Numero Uno at the 1996 Las Vegas Invitational. Play while riding Fat Tire golf scooters, golf boards or a golf cart or just plain old fashioned walk. Each is fun. Each is cool. Each is worth the try. –By Bill Bowman, Las Vegas Golf
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Special Events Including Golf Channel Am Tour Championship Define Paiute

LAS VEGAS, Nev. (Feb. 5, 2018)–If you’re checking out places for that ideal spot for that special occasion, look no further than the Las Vegas Paiute Golf Resort. Whether it’s a reunion, a wedding, a retirement party, golf tournament or any other get-together, the folks at the resort can make sure it comes off without a hitch. –By Bill Bowman, Las Vegas Golf Insider staff. Golf at one of three Pete Dye designed golf courses can put the finishing touch on your memorable event and the resort hosts amazing tournaments, including the just concluded Golf Channel Amateur Tour Duel in
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Golfers Liking Rees Jones Magic Touch Renovation at Rio Secco

LAS VEGAS, Nev. (February 1, 2018)–The word is getting out to golfers. And that word is: Excited. That looks to be the consensus from golfers when it comes to talking about the major renovations at Rio Secco Golf Club. “The changes have been, nearly unanimously, very well received,” says Mark Blais, director of sales and marketing. “Everyone’s very excited.” — By Bill Bowman, Las Vegas Golf Insider staff. Rio Secco, designed by Rees Jones, opened to rave reviews in 1997. Since that time it’s undergone a few cosmetic alterations through the years including a re-routing of the course a few
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Las Vegas National Member Card Will Save You Big

LAS VEGAS, Nev. (Dec. 6, 2017)–It’s time to find those last-minute holiday gifts for the golfers on your list. Or splurge on yourself! And there may not be a better stocking-stuffer than the 2018 Player’s Card from Las Vegas National Golf Club. The card, which costs just $79 through Dec. 31, 2017, will give golfers plenty to be thankful for before, during and after the holidays—reduced rates for an entire year at one of Vegas’ most historic layouts. Buy the card today. — By Bill Bowman, Las Vegas Golf Insider staff. “It’s a quality golf course and we really want
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Las Vegas Golf Center Features Improved Game, Auto Power Tees

LAS VEGAS, Nev. (Oct. 12, 2017)–There is a #NewNameImprovedGame at Las Vegas Golf Center and it starts with the re-launch of the Center October 13-15 but continues long after that.  The weekend will be filled with golf experiences, new golf products and the chance to see why this site is considered one of Las Vegas’ best one-stop golf destinations. –By Bill Bowman, Las Vegas Golf Insider staff. The Las Vegas Golf Center (formerly the TaylorMade Golf Experience) opened in 1998 and was designed by Bob Cupp. It is a golfers’ paradise–whether players are visiting our great city or they call
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New Name, Improved Game at Las Vegas Golf Center

LAS VEGAS, Nev. (Sept. 18, 2017)–It’s a new name, and an improved golf experience at the Las Vegas Golf Center, formerly TaylorMade Golf Experience and Callaway Golf Center. The Las Vegas Golf Center is located on the south end of the Las Vegas Strip and across from the popular Town Square. The center’s agreement with TaylorMade expired and that means the focus will now be on carrying all club brands in the retail area in addition to offering the lighted par 3 course and two-tiered practice range. — By Bill Bowman, Las Vegas Golf Insider staff. “We have the same
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Legend Lee Elder Shares Quote About Excellence, Las Vegas Clinic

Lee Elder is iconic figure in the world of golf. He is a true trailblazer, having been the first African American to ever play in The Masters. Tiger Woods listed him as an idol. Elder sought excellence his entire life and knows he got there, and a few years ago he shared that experience at Las Vegas Golf Club with this writer and some others gathered on the range. This Saturday, July 23, Elder gives another clinic at the historic Las Vegas National Golf Club. National is where Tiger won for the first time on the PGA Tour. Check out
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Las Vegas Golf Insider Newspaper Notebook Features Royal Links

The Las Vegas Golf Insider is writing a weekly golf notebook in the Las Vegas Review-Journal, covering a lot of topics. This week, the focus was on the new helicopter and golf package offered at Royal Links Golf Club. Royal Links in Las Vegas features 18 holes that replicate holes played during The Open Championship including the Postage Stamp at Royal Troon, the home of the Open Championship in 2016. Now the executives at Royal Links, Maverick Helicopters and some of the top resorts in Las Vegas have teamed up to offer VIP helicopter and golf packages including limo to
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Vegas Pro Spotlight: Butch Harmon Pro Vic Wilk

Las Vegas, Nev. (Dec. 3, 2015)—This story was also posted at GolfLasVegasNow.com. It’s one of those phrases that’s been uttered thousands, if not millions, of times: Let’s go to Vegas. And with those words, Vic Wilk started a Vegas golf journey that has evolved into what he calls a picture-perfect life. That life has included more amateur titles than he can count, a professional victory on the Nike Tour (now the Web.com Tour) as well as his latest venture: an instructor at the Butch Harmon School of Golf where he lends a helping hand to professional players as well as those just
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Bear’s Best Las Vegas Is a Jack Nicklaus Gem

Bear’s Best Las Vegas features 18 of the favorite holes ever designed by the legendary Jack Nicklaus. How do we know? Because the Golden Bear picked them out himself. The Bear’s Best Las Vegas concept features replica homes from Nicklaus courses such as Cabo Del Sol, PGA West, Castle Pines and other Nicklaus delights. Bear’s Best Las Vegas is operated by Club Corp so offers special membership tee times, but is also open to all Las Vegas golfers. Bear’s Best Las Vegas Las Vegas tee times and golf packages with Bear’s Best Las Vegas are available at the official website
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