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 […]

Remembering When Arnold Palmer Shot 64 at Las Vegas National But Lost the Tournament of Champions

As this is written, the Sentry Tournament of Champions in Hawaii  is being played for the 71st time, and it all started in Las Vegas at the old Desert Inn way back in 1953. But in 1967 and 1968, the prestigious event that is reserved only for champions was played at the Stardust Country Club, […]

Here Are Five Las Vegas National Golf Club Facts You May or May Not Know

What is now the historic Las Vegas National Golf Club, which is located in the heart of Las Vegas and minutes from the Las Vegas Strip, opened in 1961 as the Stardust Country Club. From 1961-66 the course hosted the LPGA Championship, a major. That is just one piece of the course’s amazing history. —By […]

Play Champions Classic at Las Vegas Golf Club to Honor Amateur Golf History

On Saturday, Oct. 22, the second annual Champions Classic will be played at the historic Las Vegas Golf Club. Teams of four amateurs will be paired with a former Southern Nevada amateur golf champion. Spots are still available for this flashback event. –By Brian Hurlburt The shamble team tournament benefits junior golf and is a […]

Las Vegas Golf Hall of Fame Induction Kicks off PGA Tour Week in Vegas (video)

More than 300 gathered at the Hill at TPC Summerlin to honor the Las Vegas Golf Hall of Fame Class of 2022 and a special Lifetime Inductee Award honoree, Brady Exber. The Class of 2022 was Jeremy Anderson, Bob Coffin, Dale Hahn, Dave Johnson and Ann Sunstrum. The event kicked off the Shriners Children’s Open […]

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 […]

A True Las Vegas Golf Story

A Vegas and golf history book comes to life in between swings at Las Vegas National Golf Club. –By Brian Hurlburt, Founder, Las Vegas Golf Insider. Article previously was included in Las Vegas Golf and Leisure Magazine. Possibly one of the most little-known facts about golf in Las Vegas is that the area is a […]

Vegas Golf History – Sorenstam remembers helicopter ride, lights-out scores at Paiute

Some two decades after playing Karrie Webb in a Shell’s Wonderful World of Golf match, which also served as the inaugural round of the Pete Dye-designed Wolf course at Las Vegas Paiute Golf Resort, Annika Sorenstam still has vivid memories of that Vegas experience. –By Brian Hurlburt, Las Vegas Golf Insider. “Karrie, our caddies, and […]

Las Vegas National history Includes heavyweight champ, starlet, designer

LAS VEGAS, NV (May 20, 2021)–Vegas golf oozes history and Las Vegas National Golf Club, which opened as Stardust Country Club in 1961, is a big part of that. Included in this oasis-style course’s past are heavyweight boxing champ Floyd Patterson, Hollywood legend Debbie Reynolds and legendary Las Vegas building designer Walter Zick. Now, please […]

Expert – Energy of DragonRidge Vortex Drives Vegas Valley Good Fortune

There are so many Vegas Golf stories, and here we go with the “Vegas Golf Chronicles”, when I will find, discover and illuminate many of these legends and tales from amazing history, to the world’s best players and courses, to the positive energy emanating from a vortex above the hills of the prestigious DragonRidge Country […]