Historic Las Vegas Golf Club to Host Nevada State Amateur

Las Vegas Golf Club, affectionately dubbed “Muni” by longtime Vegas golfers, is set to host the 2022 Nevada State Amateur July 7-9. The top amateurs from Northern and Southern Nevada will test a lengthened, par 70 layout over the three days. The course regularly plays to a par 72, but two par 5’s will play […]

Phelan, Summers Win Women’s Southern Nevada Am, South Silver Cup Named

It was a big two days at Reflection Bay Golf Club as the Women’s Southern Nevada Golf Association played the Southern Nevada Amateur. Cassidy Phelan (left, above) earned the championship division title while Theresa Summers earned the net victory. Plus the main core of the South Silver Cup team was finalized. “This feels so awesome,” […]

South Golfers Win Four Titles at Nevada State Junior Amateur

At Boulder Creek Golf Club, Southern Nevada Junior Golf Association members Eunice Han, RJ Arone, Emmerson Hinds and Tripp Hildreth won Nevada State Junior Amateur titles. Nevada State Junior Amateur Champions Eunice Han Girls 15-18 RJ Arone – Boys 15-18 Emmerson Hinds – Girls 13-14 Tripp Hildreth – Boys 13-14 “Caught a W in the […]

UNLV Honors Golf Coach Dwaine Knight As He Takes New Role

There are two coaches who have won NCAA titles in UNLV history: Dwaine Knight (golf, 1998) and the late Jerry Tarkanian (basketball, 1990). Now, Knight moves into the athletic department after his illustrious career and will be honored during the transition. –By Brian Hurlburt, Founder, LasVegasGolfInsider.com. Knight spent the 2021-22 as the director of golf, […]

DeNunzio, Kort Earn U.S. Girls’ Junior Amateur Spots

Lilly DeNunzio was the only player to post an under-par score as she fired a one-under-par 71 to earn low medalist honors in the 2022 U.S. Girls’ Junior Amateur Sectional Qualifying. Brynn Kort survived a playoff to also advance. –By Bill Bowman, Las Vegas Golf Insider The one-day event was held June 16, 2022, at […]

Sawaia, Snyder qualify for USGA Junior Amateur

Brett Sawaia, a Coronado High School graduate and an incoming freshman member of the UNLV golf team, birdied four of his first seven holes en route to low medalist in the 2022 U.S. Junior Sectional Qualifying. Palo Verde’s Mason Snyder, a Loyola commit, also qualified.—by Bill Bowman, Las Vegas Golf Insider The one-day event was […]

Las Vegas National Hosts WSNGA, SNGA for Women’s Golf Day

Las Vegas National Golf Club has hosted some of golf’s biggest events and on June 7, it hosted a Women’s Golf Day to honor women golfers and entice more to play. From 1961-66, Las Vegas National Golf Club hosted the LPGA Championship, a major. From 1967-68, the course, located in the heart of Las Vegas, […]

Canyon Gate Country Club Earns Jimmie Bullard PGA Jr. League Title

When the final putt dropped at the 2022 PGA Jr. League Jimmie Bullard Champions Cup, the team representing Canyon Gate Country Club came away with the title. The season-ending event, which was held June 8, 2022, at Las Vegas National Golf Club, is in its second year and honors the late Jimmie Bullard, one of […]

Golf Gift – Three Vegas Golf Rounds, One Low Price

You can play Jack Nicklaus’ Coyote Springs, the historic Las Vegas National, and one of the three Golf Summerlin designed courses for one low price just $109 through the Southern Nevada Golf Association gift of golf. But act quickly. This is a limited time offer and supplies are also limited. That is three Vegas courses […]

Harry Hall Flips Bummer of a Season with Red Hot Korn Ferry Victory

Former UNLV golfer and current Las Vegas resident Harry Hall played a scorching back nine during the final round and then birdied each of the three playoff holes to win the NV5 Invitational presented by Old National Bank. –By Brian Hurlburt, Founder, Las Vegas Golf Insider “This year has been a little bit stale as […]