LAS VEGAS, NV (May 25, 2021)–They are at it again at the Las Vegas Paiute Golf Resort. ‘It’ is being home to three of the top five golf courses in Nevada as ranked by golfpass.com in their annual rankings. These are reviews and rankings made by players who regularly tee it up at courses around the nation and around the world. The ratings were based on 2020 play.–by Bill Bowman, Las Vegas Golf Insider staff.
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In the overall rankings of places to play, Las Vegas comes in at No. 27 in the World Top 100 Golf Destinations.
But dig a little deeper into some of the individual categories around the state of Nevada and it’s the Las Vegas Paiute Golf Resort, home to three Pete Dye designed layouts–Sun Mountain, Snow Mountain and Wolf–that stands out when players tee it up in Nevada.
The Snow Mountain layout is rated as the top course in the state in the ‘Best Golf Courses In Nevada’ portion of the rankings. The Wolf course is rated second while Sun Mountain comes in at No. 5.
Oh, there are many more accolades for the Paiute courses. And some of those include nation-wide recognition.
Let’s start with the category of Top 50 U.S. Courses. More than 4,200 courses received 10 or more reviews in 2020. A couple of criteria included: value, conditions, layout, pace of play, staff friendliness and off-course amenities.
With that in mind, the No. 5 rated course is Snow Mountain while the Wolf course comes in at No. 7.
Snow Mountain is also ranked third in rankings from all of the courses around the United States in the Top 25 U.S. Golf Courses For Course Conditions.
The comment: “I have played this course a couple dozen times and it doesn’t matter which of the three courses I play as they are all in excellent shape every time I play here.”–Corstone.
The Snow Mountain layout is ranked 20th in the U.S. in Top 25 Course Layouts.
The comment: “Snow Mountain is a true gem. The course is challenging but the layout and beauty of the course lessen the sting of the challenge.”–GolfClub1
And the Las Vegas Paiute Golf Resort is ranked 12th in the U.S. in the Top 25 Golf Courses For Off-Course Amenities.
The comment: “Worth the money. Course was in great conditions. Great practice facility as well.”–jradluke
Also in courses from around the U.S., the Sun Mountain course comes in at No. 12 in Top 25 Courses For Pace Of Play.
The comment: “Pace of play has always been great. Not sure if it is the quality of the golfers or their tee time bookings but you never seem to wait. We were 3 hours and 45 minutes in our round.”–bburns242
It’s one thing to toot your own horn when it comes to your golf courses. When others laud your achievements, it shows golfers are showing up to play and taking notice…and notes.
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