Vegas Golf Professionals Earn Prestigious PGA Section Awards

In golf, champions are often referred to as those who win tournaments on the biggest stages. However, it’s the champions behind the scenes who were the focal point at the recent PGA Southwest Section awards and the Vegas valley had a strong showing. DragonRidge’s Mike Davis, UNLV PGM director Dr. Christopher Cain, and TPC Las […]

Edmiston Highights 2021 Southern Nevada PGA Award Winners

Longtime Las Vegas Country Club professional Jason Edmiston earned the 2021 PGA of America, Southwest Section, Southern Nevada Chapter player of the year award. He and others were honored at Red Rock Country Club during the Golfmind awards dinner. –-By Brian Hurlburt, Las Vegas Golf Insider Southern Nevada Chapter PGA Members and Associates, join us […]

Rodgers, Brady, Mahomes, Allen Set for The Match at Wynn

Capital One’s The Match began in Vegas with Tiger vs. Phil in 2018, and is scheduled to return to Vegas again as NFR quarterback icons Tom Brady and Aaron Rodgers will play against Patrick Mahomes and Josh Allen June 1. The Wynn Las Vegas is once again set to host, just as it did in […]

The Day Tiger Woods lost to a long drive king in Vegas at Legacy

There are legendary Tiger Woods and Las Vegas stories at nearly every turn, both on and off the course. He nearly played collegiate golf at UNLV for hall of fame head coach Dwaine Knight. He won his first PGA Tour event, the Las Vegas Invitational, in 1996, at age 20. He has held his annual […]

Southern Nevada Superintendent of the Year – The Darden Nicks Story

Darden Nicks, the director of agronomy at Wildhorse Golf Club, is celebrating 25 years working to keep golf courses green as a member of the GCSAA (Golf Course Superintendents Association of America), the last 17 as a superintendent. He’s also celebrating being named the Superintendent of the year in Southern Nevada, as voted by his […]

Vegas Pro Edmiston: What Is Your Putting Acceleration Profile?

By Jason Edmiston, PGA Director of Instruction, The Las Vegas Country Club, sdgolfpro@live.com Do a quick Google search of “acceleration in putting” and you’ll find a wide array of opinions on the subject. Thanks to modern technology systems, such as the SAM PuttLab, much of the guesswork and conjecture on this topic has now been […]

Top Golfers Take Aim at a Million from Rio Secco Floating Tee

It was a day to remember at Rio Secco Golf Club in Las Vegas when six of the world’s top golfers hit from a floating tee to the par 3, 16th green for a chance to win a million dollars for charity, but also to earn guaranteed $$$ for a charity on behalf of whomever […]

Tiger vs. Phil is Coming Soon to Shadow Creek

The Match is the day after Thanksgiving at Shadow Creek in the Las Vegas. They HYPE is in full swing. Two legends getting after it and the golf world is divided about how big this is. “I’m sure that myself and our friends will be watching it,” Jordan Spieth said during the Shriners Hospitals for […]

Legend Lee Elder Shares Quote About Excellence, Las Vegas Clinic

Lee Elder is iconic figure in the world of golf. He is a true trailblazer, having been the first African American to ever play in The Masters. Tiger Woods listed him as an idol. Elder sought excellence his entire life and knows he got there, and a few years ago he shared that experience at […]

Visit By Obama Proves That Las Vegas Is an Ultimate Golf City Year Round

This article originally appeared on GolfLasVegasNow.com, a website that is your link to Las Vegas golf. There are more than 60 golf courses in the Las Vegas Golf Region, and over the previous two days, President Barack Obama played a couple of them in near perfect weather in late November. Obama played Shadow Creek–once named […]