Mackenzie Mack’s life in golf began as a little girl playing with her “second family,” the Valley View Golf Club, a distinguished group of African-American golfers who have been a part of the Las Vegas community since 1958.
Spanish phenom Jon Rahm, at 20-1 odds to win The Players Championship, has generated the most tickets at the Westgate and William Hill sports books.
The local U.S. Open qualifier was Monday at SouthShore Golf Club at Lake Las Vegas in Henderson, a course that is spectacular and picturesque but perhaps better suited for bighorn sheep.
But the end goal wasn’t winning, it was to finish in the top five among a field of 90 players and earn a spot in the next stage of United States Open qualifying.
Last Thursday morning, UNLV men’s golf players and coaches gathered in the Las Vegas Country Club rotunda room to watch Golf Channel and find out where they would play in the NCAA regionals.
Charlie Magruder has grown from an exuberant freshman into a steady senior and will lead Faith Lutheran on Monday when the Class 4A Sunset Region tournament tees off at 10:30 a.m. at Siena Golf Club.
Shane Sigsbee grew up playing golf in McKinney, Tex., located 37 miles north of Dallas and one of those Southwestern towns with a water tower as a primary landmark. Now, his company backs poker players worldwide.
Dustin Johnson has shown more game than rust in his return to competition for the first time since a freak accident knocked him out of the Masters.
No. 17 UNLV will be the third seed in the NCAA men’s golf regional tournament in West Lafayette, Indiana. The Rebels will play in the regional May 15-17.
In 1976, Vince Papale was a 30-year-old bartender and substitute teacher who decided to attend open tryouts for the Philadelphia Eagles. Despite not playing football in college and only a little in high school, he made the NFL team’s roster.