Bringing the Ultimate Golf City to Life (LVGI) is owned and operated by Brian Hurlburt, a longtime Las Vegas golf writer, promoter, historian and author with more than two decades of experience with all things Las Vegas golf. Other respected writers, including Bill Bowman, will also contribute to the Las Vegas Golf Insider experience. is Where the Ultimate Golf City Comes to Life, both on and off the course. Plus, special destination travel trips are highlighted.

Only the Best Will Do

This website isn’t designed as a comprehensive guide to everything there is to do and see in Las Vegas—there are many quality websites that do that already and some will be mentioned within these pages—but this is a place where vital Insider news, views, deals and info is plentiful, and will help Las Vegas local and visiting golfers navigate to the best and most unique places to play, stay, shop, dine, spa, party and be entertained.


About Brian Hurlburt

Brian Hurlburt has been published in national magazines plus appeared on various local and national television and radio shows and is the former lead golf columnist for the Las Vegas Review-Journal. He authored The Las Vegas Country Club: Chronicle of an Icon and was co-author of City of Champions: The History of golf in Las Vegas. He is the former president of the Las Vegas Golf Hall of Fame and is a lifelong Las Vegas resident. He is also a regular contributor to the popular Las Vegas Golf and Leisure Magazine, and other publications and websites and appears on radio and TV promoting golf in Las Vegas. Here is his full bio: 

He also has given well-received speeches about golf in Las Vegas and other topics to such groups as the UNLV Professional Golf Management program and the Golf Collectors’ Society (a group with an international membership) and other organizations. He is available for speeches to groups interested in learning about the interesting and exciting history and present of golf in Las Vegas.

He is also the Founder and Host of the Magnifying Excellence Podcast.

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