Johnny Manziel and Tiger Woods highlighted a busy time in Vegas golf.
Brian Hurlburt’s golf notebook appears Thursdays.
Ronda Henderson earned a spot in the United States Golf Association senior major by shooting a 79 in a qualifier at Briarwood Country Club in Arizona in April.
A senior on the UNLV men’s golf team recently was recognized as the Mountain West golfer of the year after winning twice and finishing with a 70.37 stoke average.
Wednesday is National Golf Day and industry leaders will visit Washington to draw attention to the overall impact of the $84 billion per year golf industry and the benefits playing the game offers.
At least 30 pros with ties to Las Vegas are playing on the PGA Tour, Web.com Tour, PGA Tour Champions, European PGA Tour or LPGA Tour. Several are in terrific form now that the season is in full swing.
Phil Mickelson ended his congratulatory tweet to with “#Rematch,” possibly a reference to “The Match” between the two last November at Shadow Creek.
Former UNLV golfer Charley Hoffman got off to a self-described uncharacteristically slow start this season, but his outlook quickly changed after a second-place finish last week at the Texas Valero Open.
Legacy reopened in October 2017 after legal proceedings, and golfers are enjoying Legacy 2.0. It also appears a positive working relationship between the owners and area homeowners has evolved.
Accomplished Southern Nevada junior golfers Milan Norton and Yana Wilson are trying to match the Drive, Chip and Putt national championships of fellow local golfers Morgan Goldstein and Hunter Pate.
Robin Symes, an Ireland-born golf teaching professional, moved to Seoul, South Korea, in 2006 to help mold the swings of up and coming amateurs and professionals.
Recent news reports made it seem like famed instructor and Henderson resident Butch Harmon was retiring from teaching, but according to the man himself, who operates his golf school at Rio Secco, he will remain in the game.
It’s been a long time since Robert Gamez, 50, a Vegas native now living in Orlando, has been featured in the news. But it was a regular occurrence when he was a teenager.
Arguably the most legendary tale in Las Vegas golf history involves PGA Tour golfer Gene “the Machine” Littler and singer Frankie Laine.
Seven of the country’s top 17 men’s college golf teams will compete in the Southern Highlands Collegiate from Sunday through March 5 at Southern Highlands.
Last Monday, the new owners re-introduced the private club during a media event that featured current Las Vegas mayor Carolyn Goodman and former mayor Oscar Goodman, who previously were members.