LAS VEGAS, NV (Dec. 12, 2019)–Here’s a checklist for Las Vegas National Golf Club that will cover the wants and desires of golfers when it comes to looking for places to play in 2020. Convenient? Yep, it’s located right in the heart of Las Vegas. Challenging? You bet. Even Tiger Woods had a tough time breaking par here. Budget friendly? Absolutely. Just check out the 2020 Patrons Card and all it has to offer. –by Bill Bowman, Las Vegas Golf Insider staff.
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The 2020 Patrons Card will cost players $89 between now through the end of December. Starting Jan. 1, 2020, the cost will be $109.
With that pricing comes a plethora of perks. A quick reminder that Patrons cards are available for Clark County residents only.
Every 11th round for a card holder is free meaning the more you play, the more money you save. Players get a free round on their birthday. Players also receive two other complimentary rounds for themselves (some playing date restrictions apply). Players’ guests also receive discounted rates each time they tee it up with the cardholder. It is limited to one foursome per use. Residents pay the same rate as the cardholder while out of town guests pay 20% off the current rack rate.
Patron cardholders also receive 20% off soft goods of non-sale items including shirts, apparel, hats and shoes.
Las Vegas National Golf Club is a Bert Stamps design and one of Las Vegas’ earliest courses. It opened for play in 1961 and has transformed into a lush, tree-lined golf destination. And it’s located just minutes from the Las Vegas Strip.
While it plays just 6,721 yards from the tips, it’s still one tough challenge. Just ask Tiger Woods who shot a one-under-par 70 in 1996 as he went on to win his first PGA Tour title—the Las Vegas Invitational.
The five par 3s, which range from the shortest at 179 yards to a staggering 233 yards, will challenge players’ distance control as well as accuracy.
The course also offers a variety of options to get around the course. Players can take a golf cart, walk or test out the resort’s Golfboards, a surfboard-like device.
One final item about Las Vegas National is that it’s home to the Las Vegas Golf Hall of Fame. The exhibit, located in the clubhouse, features historic items, news and notes about the rise of golf in Las Vegas.