8AM Golf Invitational Takes Over Wynn Course on Las Vegas Strip

There are always celebrity events in Las Vegas throughout year, but one that is now an annual tradition is the 8am Golf Invitational at the Wynn Golf & Country Club. Hosted by Jimmy Fallon, the event brings together celebrities and athletes for two days of action. 8AM Golf is an integrated collection of brands with […]

UNLV PGA Tourney at TPC Summerlin Raises Scholarship Dollars

It is always a special day when students, staff and supporters of the UNLV PGA University program gather for the Mathew S. Anderson Scholarship tournament. Held at TPC Summerlin, the event raises scholarships funds for the program. Four endowments are supported and include Mathew S. Anderson, Paudie O’ Connor,  Susan Ann Sky Holmes and the […]

Grateful Padilla Leads Vegas Students Who Receive Full-Ride Evans Scholarships

For decades, the Evans Scholarship has dramatically and positively impacted the lives of young people. And, of late, graduating high school students in Las Vegas are now part of the program that was created by Chick Evans and the Western Golf Association (WGA). Seven Las Vegas students have earned the $125,000 4-year award in 2023, […]

Drive, Chip, Putt Augusta Dream Begins at Las Vegas Paiute Qualifier

It is pretty much a given that all golfers dream about playing Augusta National Golf Club, home of The Masters. For some lucky–and skilled–junior golfers, the path to the 2024 Drive, Chip and Putt Finals held at Augusta National the Sunday prior to The Masters will begin by successfully qualifying at the local level at […]

Tournament to Support Military Heroes Is Red Rock Country Club Tradition

Members of Red Rock Country Club will continue a 12-year tradition when the Red Rock Golf Classic tees off Nov. 9, 2023, on the private Arnold Palmer Mountain Course, to honor and benefit military heroes through the Operation Homefront organization. The heartwarming and essential tournament allows members–several who have served–and other golfers to give back […]

Tee Off During Hall of Fame Day or Anytime Where Woods, Wright Played

Las Vegas National Golf Club, which was founded in 1961 as the Stardust Country Club, is arguably the most historic golf course in Las Vegas. Now you can play it for only $55 or $220 for a foursome on May 1 during a special Las Vegas Golf Hall of Fame Play Day. Click to the […]

Turf Colorant Helps Dormant Bermuda on Course Pop Sooner

I wasn’t quite sure if Darden Nicks, Wildhorse Golf Club director of agronomy, was giving me an Astronomy lesson or discussing his dormant Bermuda grass fairways greening up. Whatever the case, the gist was that using turf colorant not only helps make courses look better during dormant months, but the practice also expedites the transition […]

Legendary Round at Shadow Creek in Las Vegas Launched PGA Tour’s Full Swing Series

Television producer Chad Mumm knew he was going to take another crack at convincing PGA Tour executives to allow him to create a behind-the-scenes docuseries about the PGA Tour. In 2019, he chose the first tee at the iconic Shadow Creek course in Las Vegas to shoot another shot in more ways than one. Here […]

Lon Kruger Reflects Upon 12 Million Moments of Coaches Vs. Cancer Golf Event

Well, the headline of this story might be a stretch that Hall of Fame basketball coach Lon Kruger is going to give us 12 million moments that stand out from his memories of the annual Coaches vs. Cancer Las Vegas Golf Classic. But if anyone would have that many, it’s Kruger, who created the event […]

Celebrating 20 Years of Boulder Creek Golf Club

There have been some constants at Boulder Creek Golf Club since it debuted Jan. 1, 2003. Among those that have stood the test of time are quality golf and Andy Schaper, who originally served as director of golf upon the course’s opening. Schaper has played a key role in Boulder Creek’s evolution ever since. Over […]