Aaron Wise moved to Las Vegas shortly after winning the 2016 NCAA individual golf title while at the University of Oregon.
Annika Sorenstam, a World Golf Hall of Famer with 72 LPGA Tour victories, held a clinic for 40 Southern Nevada Junior Golf Association female golfers on Saturday at Southern Highlands.
According to founder Guillaume Béland, the second year for the Major Series of Putting is a “transition year.”
Jeremy Roenick was a nine-time National Hockey League all-star and is now an NBC analyst. In his spare time, he wrangles rattlesnakes including a few years ago at Cascata in Boulder City while playing with several Sharks players.
Las Vegas resident Samantha Smith hopes her Supernova driver idea becomes the next big thing in golf.
Last October and just a few months after turning professional, former UNLV men’s golfer Taylor Montgomery earned $75,000 for winning an event during the inaugural Major Series of Putting.
For a brief span earlier in his PGA Tour career, Rickie Fowler, a Southern California native, lived in a condo in Summerlin before opting for a move to Florida.
It’s that time of year: the dreaded overseeding period. Golfers hate it because many courses are closed. Operators dread it because the process is expensive and closed courses mean zero revenues for several weeks.
Golf and professional baseball enjoy a symbiotic relationship. Games on the diamond are mostly played at night, leaving the daylight for golf. That is most assuredly the case for Las Vegas 51s players, coaches and executives.
When it comes to the $9 million winner-take-all event between Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson scheduled for Nov. 23 at Shadow Creek, one thing is certain: “The Match” has created a buzz and fans are vocalizing their opinions.