Friends, Family Welcomed at Cascata By UNLV Professional Golf Management

It’s an annual tradition that kicks of the school year for UNLV Professional Golf Management program. Friends, family, and, yes, students, dine and play the prestigious Cascata. –By Brian Hurlburt The golf event was Aug. 27 and was preceded the evening prior with a dinner featured UNLV alumna and Top Golf instructor and social media […]

Matthewson Looking to Parlay Great Play at PGA City Championship

Erik Matthewson, a PGA of America professional at Shadow Creek, won the 2022 Southern Nevada Chapter PGA NBC Sports Next City Championship at Las Vegas Golf Club by nine shots, posting rounds of 63 and 65 to finish 17-under. Now he is hoping to continue his hot play at the Arizona Open and beyond. “I […]

No Overseed at Reflection Bay Makes Sense in More Ways Than One

By Brian Hurlburt, I once wrote an article entitled, “To overseed or not overseed, that is the question.” Well, Eric Dutt, Reflection Bay manager of operations, and his ownership group, have made the decision: Overseeding each late summer is a thing of the past at the Jack Nicklaus-designed course located at Lake Las Vegas. […]

Golf Maintenance Experts Have Simple Goals During Vegas Summer: Keep Courses Alive

By Brian Hurlburt, Founder, Summer is here and with it comes extreme heat and other weather conditions that aren’t conducive to maintaining a green golf course. Fortunately, the true experts have the knowledge to keep things looking good and playing well, even when temperatures reach 110 degrees and beyond. While also committing to the […]

Social Media Captures Drive, Chip, Putt Qualifier at Las Vegas Paiute

To reach the finals of the Drive, Chip & Putt competition has become a goal from many junior golfers. Recently, several Southern Nevada juniors took the first step in earning a spot in the 2023 finals to be held at Augusta National prior to the Masters in April. The local qualifier was held at the […]

Raiders’ Carr Soaks Up Vegas, Tahoe Golf Experiences

Derek Carr is first and foremost the Las Vegas Raiders starting quarterback, but golf in Nevada is helping him relax and bond with coaches and teammates.–By Brian Hurlburt, Founder, “Las Vegas has a lot of really good golf courses and some of the best that I’ve played and there’s like 50 of them,” Carr […]

Golf Industry Understands Water Situation, Continues Plans to Conserve

When someone’s very livelihood is impacted by something, you better believe he or she understands the situation and will act accordingly to prevent a potentially devastating outcome. Such is the case for the Southern Nevada (and Nevada) golf industry when it comes to the ongoing water crisis in Southern Nevada and the entire Western United […]

Brown, Golf Tee Off Southern Nevada Sports Hall of Fame Week

Larry Brown says fate drew him to Las Vegas and his journey culminates with induction into the Southern Nevada Sports Hall of Fame along with the 2022 class of DeMarco Murray, Amy Purdy, Shawn Davis, Glen Gondrezick and Ryan Ludwick. Along the way, he played a little of golf. Brown initially came to Las Vegas […]

Las Vegas Golf Hall of Fame Looks Back, Forward

Following a two-year hiatus due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the Las Vegas Golf Hall of Fame returns with a Class in 2022 plus a look back at the Class of 1998. The 2022 Las Vegas Golf Hall of Fame Night of Induction is scheduled for Oct. 1 at The Hill at TPC Summerlin when new […]

2022 Coaches vs. Cancer Features Largest Field, Biggest Charitable Impact

It was a very good year for the annual Coaches vs. Cancer Las Vegas Golf Classic as $1.5 million was raised to help fight cancer and the largest field ever enjoyed MGM and Bellagio hospitality and golf at Cascata, Shadow Creek and Southern Highlands. Former UNLV head basketball coach created the event 15 years ago […]