While many of the world’s top-ranked golfers played the Shriners Open last weekend, “Golf’s 5th Major,” the Lakeshore Open, was decided at Phil Tom’s home.
Brian Hurlburt’s golf notebook appears Thursdays.
The 42-year-old missed the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open last year because of a scheduling conflict, the first time he hasn’t played in the local event since 2006.
Former UNLV walk-on Alex Jordan shot even par 72 in a pre-qualifier last Thursday and advanced to the PGA Tour’s Safeway Open Monday qualifier.
Should PGA Tour and LPGA Tour players be labeled with numbers just as racers and PGA Jr. League competitors are?
Last week, Jeff Reid, Las Vegas Paiute Golf Resort general manager, shared a vast photograph collection he and his wife, Miki, had preserved since 2010.
Doug Ghim is just one of a few dozen PGA Tour, Korn Ferry Tour, PGA Tour Champions, Symetra LPGA Tour and LPGA Tour players who have strong ties to Las Vegas.
If the 2018 Shriners Hospitals for Children Open was a UFC bout, it would have earned fight of the night.
It’s that time of year when many golf courses undergo the dreaded overseeding process. It’s expensive for course owners and a major inconvenience for golfers.
Vegas ties are once again part of the PGA Fashion Demo Experience that returned to Las Vegas on Tuesday and Wednesday.
Much like the ever-growing contingent of professional tour players who have strong ties to Las Vegas, the group of local high school golfers moving on to play in college is also evolving.
Last week, representatives of the PGA Tour, Houston Open and the Houston Astros Golf Foundation announced that the tournament will be known this year as the Houston Open honoring Butch Harmon.
PGA of America professional Wes Weston shot 1-under 141 at TPC Las Vegas last week to win the 2019 Southwest Section, Southern Nevada Chapter Championship by three shots over Las Vegas Paiute’s Tom Fischer.
A local PGA of America golf professional has confirmed that former Cal-Berkeley all-American golfer and current PGA Tour player Collin Morikawa, 22, is making the move to Las Vegas.
The Night of Induction is Saturday, Sept. 28 at The Hill at TPC Summerlin, preceded by a golf tournament Sept. 27 at Spanish Trail.
The event is the official Monday pro-am for the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open and features four-player amateur teams from golf clubs who are paired with a PGA Tour professional.