The golfer, who was a senior last season, is one of 212 players to earn the honor in Division I this year.
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It would be difficult to find two athletes who identify with today’s youth more than Steph Curry and Rickie Fowler. So it’s a huge positive for the future of golf that these megastars support two fast-growing nonprofit junior programs.
This year marks the 25th anniversary for the course and club, and special events are planned to commemorate the occasion. The first takes place in May when a multimillion dollar lifestyle and fitness center opens. An official anniversary celebration is planned for the fall.
UNLV finished 12th at 27 over par, 22 strokes behind winner Southern California, the fourth-ranked team in the country. Florida, coached by former UNLV player and assistant coach J.C. Deacon, finished second.
Many reading this weekly golf notebook may not know who Dana Finkelstein is. That’s OK, but her name should be remembered from here on out. Rebels coaches remember her as “the most accomplished player in UNLV women’s golf history.”
Brady Exber, who was inducted into the Las Vegas Golf Hall of Fame in 2006, won the Southern Nevada Golf Association Summerlin Amateur Championship at Highland Falls Golf Club and Palm Valley Golf Club.
There are millions of golf fans across the world who have dreamed of upstaging Tiger Woods — so how did an 11-year-old boy manage to outshine the 14-time major winner?
Pretty much the only college golf tournament more prestigious than the annual Southern Highlands Collegiate is the NCAA Division I Golf Championships.
Jeff Gallagher, a PGA Tour Champions player who also teaches the game out of Legacy Golf Club, says distance control — or lack thereof — is one of the biggest differences between pros and amateurs.
Tiger Woods is back playing golf ... at least in his house.
The UNLV men's golf team shot a final-round 1-over-par 289 and finished in sixth place in the John A. Burns Intercollegiate at Kauai's Wailua Golf Course.
The UNLV men's golf team shot a second-round 3-under-par 285 for a two-round total of 5-over 581 in the John A. Burns Intercollegiate at Kauai's Wailua Golf Course.
Champions PGA Tour player Tommy Armour III could be, to steal a line from a beer commercial, the most interesting golfer in the world.
UNLV freshman golfer Kaylee Benton is the latest in a long line of elite athletes in her family.
World Golf Hall of Famer Pete Dye is a legendary golf course architect who has twirled his design magic all over the world. Locally, Dye created three signature courses at the Las Vegas Paiute Golf Resort.
Brandt Snedeker, who won the Farmers Insurance Open last weekend, hit rock bottom in December when he shot an 84 during the Australian PGA Championship. Shortly after the tournament, Snedeker headed to see Butch Harmon.
It starts to feel like golf season when the PGA Tour hits the West Coast swing as it does this weekend with the Farmers Insurance Open in San Diego.
A breakthrough season for Jason Day started on an oceanside golf course north of San Diego. Torrey Pines is one of the most scenic stops on the PGA Tour, and it was memorable last year for two reasons.
In the past year, Jordan Spieth has gone from a promising young gun to the top gun in golf. If he's in a tournament, he's atop the odds board.
The Summit, a new Summerlin community being developed by Discovery Land that will feature a Tom Fazio golf course, is proof that parts of the golf industry are thriving, despite recent reports that the sport is struggling.
British golfer Jamie Donaldson, who won the point that secured the 2014 Ryder Cup for Europe, faces a couple of weeks out of the sport after cutting his hand in an accident involving a chainsaw.
Here we go. The first official golf notebook of 2016, and it marks the return of a weekly golf column.
The Review-Journal Sports will unveil some new features beginning this week. Those changes began in Sunday's print edition with columnist Ron Kantowski debuting his Las Vegas Insider. He will report on the sports people that make up the city.