Daron Dorsey played at UNLV from 1994 to 1998 and was a member of the Rebels’ national championship team in 1998. He didn’t contribute a stroke during the title run, but off the course he was the ultimate role model.
Former UNLV star golfer Charley Hoffman will represent the United States in the Presidents Cup for the first time. The team event is scheduled for Thursday through Sunday at Liberty National Golf Club in New Jersey.
Gabriella is only 6, but she has ambitions to take the sport’s top titles. She’s already won more than half a dozen tournaments in her age group, and she is getting attention from invitation-only tournaments.
Overseeding is expensive for golf course owners and exasperating for golfers, who stand by and watch as courses are closed during prime golf season.
Sometimes it’s a challenge to write an entertaining weekly golf notebook when there is plenty of strife and struggle in the world. But even in difficult times, golf can hopefully provide a diversion.
When it comes to SNGA history and perspective, Brady Exber is the expert. He reminisced last Friday, a few days after withdrawing from the first round of U.S. Senior Amateur match play due to a back injury.
It might have taken a little longer than expected, but officials with the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open and the PGA Tour have reached a three-year agreement to keep the tournament in Las Vegas at least through 2020.
UNLV head coach Dwaine Knight was hopeful that Oda may still play with the Rebels this season. In this day and age, what it exactly means to turn professional isn’t always clear and Knight hopes Oda keeps all of his options open.
Frank Abbott, 74, has won 44 SNGA silver division tournaments, including two Nevada State Senior Amateur titles. He also has won three straight silver division gross player of the year awards.
The tournament is Saturday at Las Vegas Country Club, and the weekend runs from Thursday through Saturday at the Westgate. Retired sportscaster Brent Musburger and VSIN are involved for the first time.