Dr. Joe Johnson is an avid golfer and has been practicing medicine in Henderson since 1977. He originally moved to Las Vegas in 1976 to serve as the flight surgeon for the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds.
Tiger Woods will host his 19th annual Tiger Jam on Friday and Saturday, and Lon Kruger will be the main host of the 10th annual Coaches vs. Cancer Las Vegas Classic from Sunday through Tuesday.
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.
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.
Siena Golf Club owners are asking Siena homeowners to pay a fee of $300,000 annually that would guarantee the course remains open and not be sold for redevelopment.
The Derek Jeter Invitational starts Thursday at Shadow Creek. Among those expected to play are Marcus Allen, Ray Allen, Anthony Anderson, Brandi Chastain, Don Cheadle, Ken Griffey Jr. and Ivan Rodriguez.
There isn’t much Las Vegas golf course owner and gambler Bill Walters can discuss about the recent guilty verdict in his trial for insider stock trading, but he did let his feelings known.
Photographer J. Rick Martin, who has been taking photos of golf players for decades, moved to Las Vegas as a teenager when his father got busted for operating an illegal craps game in his hometown.
Social media was abuzz last week with reports about the prodigious drive of actor Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson at Bali Hai Golf Club, where he was filming an episode of his HBO series “Ballers.”
Retired Air Force Lt. Col. Jennifer Alexander recently won the prestigious LPGA/USGA Sandy LaBauve Spirit Award. She runs a Girls Golf program at Las Vegas Golf Club.