Golf Can Be Main Attraction or Part of the Experience in Mesquite

Over the past quarter century or so, Mesquite, Nev., located 77 miles North of Las Vegas, has become a true golf destination. The area hosts world class tournaments and also provides terrific Mesquite golf packages. Golf can be the main reason you visit or it can be just part of the overall experience if you […]

Las Vegas Paiute Golf Resort Has Become Perfect Home for US Am Tour Duels

The Duel in the Desert has become a tradition unlike any other on the US Am Tour. The annual tournament, held over Super Bowl week at the Las Vegas Paiute Golf Resort, is a must-play for hundreds of golfers from around the country. The tournament has become so popular that it is expanding to two […]

Texas Pro Stanley Gallops Away With Nevada Open Title, Big Jackpot

Preston Stanley, from Katy, Texas, is chasing the PGA Tour dream via Monday qualifiers, but made a pitstop in Mesquite, Nev. and won the $150,000 Nevada Open played at the Palms and Casablanca golf courses. He finished at -14 to beat Vegas pro Van Thomas by one shot, and earned $31,350 for the victory. The […]

Golf & Room for $99 in Golf Mecca of Mesquite Is a Steal of a Deal

With perfect golf weather upon us, now is the time to plan some rounds of golf and the CasaBlanca Resort and golf course in Mesquite, Nev. (77 miles north of Vegas) is the perfect place for a quick stay and play. Get golf and a room for only $99 for a limited time! Call 877.GETAWAY (877-438-2929) […]

Barkley, The Miz Love Tahoe During American Century Championship or Anytime

While our main focus is Las Vegas golf, we sometimes venture to other locales, including our sister destination up North that includes Lake Tahoe. It seems we aren’t alone as both The Miz and Charles Barkley can’t get enough of the area’s cool temps, majestic views and courses.–By Brian Hurlburt, Founder. The massively popular American […]

Stunning Las Vegas Paiute Resort Perfect for Weddings, Tournaments, Special Events

An undisturbed golf oasis awaits you at the Las Vegas Paiute Golf Resort, but it is also the perfect host for Las Vegas weddings, special events and/or golf tournaments. Click for official Las Vegas Paiute Golf Resort events and wedding information The enticing words of the official website: “Let the peaceful and rich natural rolling […]

Mad Apple Debuts at New York- New York as Cirque Du Soleil’s Next Vegas Act

Sometimes here at the Insider, we focus off the course because golfers, local and visitors, enjoy shows, dinners, vactions and so much more. Here’s a sneak peak at the new Mad Apple show at New York New York by Cirque Du Soleil. According to show execs, Mad Apple “is a high-energy cocktail of comedy, music, […]

Las Vegas Weddings at Wildhorse, Legacy, Spanish Trail golf courses

Las Vegas is the wedding capital of the world, and with more than 60 golf courses in the region, planning the big day in a golf setting is nice way to approach things. Here’s a mini guide to Las Vegas weddings at Legacy Golf Club, Wildhorse Golf and Spanish Trail Country Club, which each get […]

Piero’s is a symbol that Vegas is healing

By Brian Hurlburt, At, we sometimes feature off-the-course spots to enjoy before or after a round. Piero’s Italian Cuisine is one of our all-time favorites. Ambiance. Delicious food. History. More. It all adds up to make Piero’s worth the visit whenever you can make it there. Here’s some of the history we have […]

Playing Northern Nevada – Enjoying Lake Tahoe, Reno, Truckee

It was an amazing week spent in Northern Nevada (and in California near that area) during a pandemic with social distancing golf and other outdoor activities. There will be a more indepth article coming soon at about the mindfulness of a trip like this, but here is a link to a post about Destination […]