Course developer Tom Fazio and his team were in stormy Las Vegas this week for a site visit of the new Summit course in Summerlin. It is the first new course built in Southern Nevada since 2008.
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Fans will have a limited opportunity purchase tickets to next week’s Shriners Hospitals for Children Open golf tournament for just $3.
The former UNLV All-American is one of five members of the victorious U.S. Ryder Cup team to play at TPC Summerlin Nov. 3-6. Joining Moore are Jimmy Walker, Brooks Koepka, J.B. Holmes and team captain Davis Love III.
Charley Hoffman, a former UNLV All-American and member of the 1998 national championship team, has missed the cut in Las Vegas the past two years but did finish fourth in 2014.
More than two decades since opening, many golfers still don’t realize that the three golf courses that make up Golf Summerlin are open to the public and not solely for residents of Sun City Summerlin.
When it comes to women’s amateur golf in Nevada, the annual Nevada State Women’s Golf Association Silver Cup played among 20-player teams from the Northern Nevada Women’s Golf Association and the Women’s Southern Nevada Golf Association is as good as it gets.
Smylie Kaufman will be back in Las Vegas from Nov. 3 to 6 to defend his Shriners Hospitals for Children Open title at TPC Summerlin after posting a final-round 61 and winning by one shot last year.
Arnold Palmer was a three-time winner in Las Vegas at the Tournament of Champions and later helped design the golf courses at Angel Park and Red Rock Country Club.
This year’s class is made up of longtime course superintendent and volunteer Bill Rohret, developer and benefactor Irwin Molasky, long drive legend Mike Dunaway (1955-2014) and former Las Vegas resident and PGA Tour player Dean Wilson.
Patrick Lindsey, who is in his second year as tournament director for the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open, is hoping to attract 45,000 to this year’s PGA Tour event, scheduled for Nov. 3 to 6 at TPC Summerlin.
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