SNGA Tour Aliante Report: Six More Into Nevada State Am

Six more players earned their way into the 2018 Nevada State Amateur with strong finishes in the SNGA Tour event played April 17, 2018, at Aliante Golf Club. This was the second of three qualifiers for the Nevada State Amateur which will be held July 9-11, 2018 at TPC Summerlin. Plus, championships were earned in…

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April 18, 2018

Championship at Desert Willow Determines Short Game Wizards

It’s one of golf’s oldest sayings: You drive for show and putt for dough. But don’t forget about those challenging approach shots in between those drives and putts. The SNGA’s 2018 Short Game Championship at Desert Willow put those short-game skills on display in a one-day event on April 6, 2018. In the end, Craig…

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April 7, 2018

Brand Brings PGA Tour Experience to SNGA Role

Tim Brand is a true golfer and excited to be your new Director of Competitions. He brings varying levels of experience to his new role with the Southern Nevada Golf Association. He officially starts April 6 at the Short Game Championship at Desert Willow. Brand served for the last five years in varying roles for…

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April 5, 2018

Heroes In the Rough President Honored By Governor

March was quite the month for veteran Rob Jackson, who is also the president of Heroes in the Rough, a pretty amazing organization saving the lives of wounded veterans through the game of golf. Jackson was nominated to be the Nevada State Veteran of the Month and received the honor from Governor Brian Sandoval. Jackson…

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April 5, 2018

Our Expert Weighs In on How New Rules of Golf Will Impact You

Sue May has been the leading United States Golf Association rules official in Southern Nevada for many years and oversees dozens of local and regional tournaments annually, plus assists on a national level. So she is the perfect person to ask about the new Rules of Golf, which are set to go into play January…

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April 3, 2018

Steve Fink Earns Spot In 2018 Nevada State Amateur

The SNGA Tour’s Desert Pines stop marked the first chance for players to punch their ticket into the 2018 Nevada State Amateur. The one-day event, held March 19 at Desert Pines Golf Club, saw Steve Fink win the Championship Division gross crown and earn a coveted spot in the event. The other gross division winners…

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March 21, 2018

Summerlin Amateur 2018: Exber Beats Sawaia in Playoff – Carpendale Adds Title

It was youth vs. experience in the 2018 Summerlin Amateur Championship and experience won. Brady Exber, a 9-time SNGA Player of the Year, beat Ben Sawaia , a junior at Coronado High School and future UNLV player, with a birdie on the first playoff hole to win the Championship Division. Gary Carpendale (Senior) and John…

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March 12, 2018

Henderson-Jackson, Cartwright-Jenkins Teams Claim Titles in State event

LAS VEGAS, Nev. (March 6, 2018)–The team of Ronda Henderson and Sherry Jackson rallied for a four-stroke victory in the gross division at the Nevada State Women’s Golf Association’s 2018 Partners Tournament while the Net Division featured two days of consistency from champions Linda Cartwright and Sandra Jenkins. — By Bill Bowman, Las Vegas Golf…

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March 7, 2018

The Stines Rewarded for 25 Years of USGA Volunteerism

Steve and Judy Stine recently earned the Ike Grainger Award for decades of service. The annual honor is given to people who have served as United States Golf Association volunteers for 25 years. Grainger, the namesake of the award, served on the USGA Executive Committee and served as USGA president in 1954 and 1955. Grainger…

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March 7, 2018

Anthem Member Hopes to Change Lives Through Caddying

For Chris Anderson, being a caddie at Portland Golf Club starting at age of 11 was a life-changing experience. Not only did he get to hang around golfers who became role models, but due to his diligence in school and on the course, three members suggested he apply to receive a Chick Evans caddie scholarship…

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March 6, 2018

SNGA Course Ratings Team Keeps Game Fair and Equitable

Southern Nevada Golf Association Director of Course Rating Jan Hansen knows a thing or two about course rating because she’s seen a thing or two during her 12 years on the committee. For those unfamiliar with the process, Hansen oversees a team that determines the overall course rating for Southern Nevada golf courses. The course…

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March 6, 2018

Age-Shooter Little Leads Wildhorse SNGA Tour Champions

LAS VEGAS, Nev. (February 26, 2018)–The SNGA Tour’s 2018 season is under way and Eric Bauman (Championship), Scott Gardner (Senior) and Loren Little (Silver) opened the year with gross division titles at the SNGA Tour–Wildhorse event, held at Wildhorse Golf Club. The 76-year-old Little wowed everyone by shooting 75 and bettering his age. — By Bill…

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February 27, 2018

Henderson Amateur Champs: Fryatt, Acker, Parrish, Gilliame, Mier, Kueker

LAS VEGAS, Nev. (February 19, 2018)—Ed Fryatt took up right where he left off in 2017, finding a way to win a SNGA title at the Henderson Amateur at Revere Golf Club. Frank Acker (Senior) and Kevin Parrish (Silver) also won gross division titles over a wind-swept weekend while Jeffrey Gilliame (Net), Richard Mier (Senior Net)…

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February 19, 2018

Goldstein-Taylor Sizzle To Victory In USGA Four-Ball Qualifier at Bear’s Best

LAS VEGAS, Nev. (February 10, 2018)—Las Vegans Joshua Goldstein and Wes Taylor teamed up to card a 7-under-par 63 to win the 2018 USGA Four-Ball Qualifier held Feb. 9 at Bear’s Best Golf Club. That suo, along with the second and third place finishers, advanced to the 2018 U.S. Men’s Amateur Four-Ball Championship which will…

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February 11, 2018

New SNJGA Leaders Dutt-Roberts, Clark are Passionate About Their Mission

To say Nicole Dutt-Roberts and 2017 Las Vegas Golf Hall of Fame Inductee Kerri Clark are passionate about their new roles leading the Southern Nevada Junior Golf Association is an understatement. The enthusiasm oozes from the two, who both were charter members of the organization in 1977. They plan to work together to create unmatched…

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February 7, 2018

Tournament Of Champions Brings Out Best to Bear’s Best

Welcome to the SNGA’s version of Battle of the Stars. Many of Southern Nevada’s top amateur men and women golfers faced off in the SNGA’s Tournament of Champions at Bear’s Best Golf Club held Jan. 22, 2018. — By Bill Bowman, Las Vegas Golf Insider staff. In all, 55 golfers teed it up chasing the first…

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January 23, 2018
 
 
 
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