Consistency Leads to Henderson Amateur Win for UNLV’s Chong

Justin Chong played two days of steady golf, firing two-under-par rounds each day, and it was enough to earn him a two-stroke victory in the SNGA’s 2017 Henderson Amateur Golf Tournament ( The tournament was held the weekend of Feb. 11-12 at The Revere Golf Club. ( Saturday’s round was played at the Lexington Golf…

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February 13, 2017

Member Spotlight: Jack Todd

Jack Todd is retired, but that doesn’t mean he is lacking for things to do. Todd, after retiring from the Nevada Test Site, became involved with the Southern Nevada Golf Association when he and his fellow Evans Golf Scholar alumnus Tom Fitzgerald approached the organization to create a summer youth caddie program, which could ultimately…

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January 30, 2017

Course Spotlight: Highland Falls Golf Club

There are three Las Vegas golf courses that make up Golf Summerlin, located in the Sun City area of Summerlin in the northwest area of Southern Nevada. Highland Falls anchors the three and is the official home golf course of the Southern Nevada Golf Association and that means members earn special privileges at the course.…

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January 29, 2017

2016 SNGA Players of the Year

It was another big year for the Southern Nevada Golf Association, and several players rose to the top and earned the prestigious player of the year award. Among the winners was Edward Fryatt, a local Las Vegan who grew up in Las Vegas, played high school golf at Chaparral before becoming an All-American at UNLV.…

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January 28, 2017

2017 Tournament of Champions Winners Conquer Bear’s Best, Field

It’s official. The first event of the 2017 Southern Nevada Golf Association tournament schedule is in the books and a who’s who of golfers in the Las Vegas area conquered several challenges to earn victories in the prestigious Tournament of Champions played at Bear’s Best Las Vegas. For the first time, all club champions from…

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January 26, 2017

New Board Welcomes SNGA Members to New Year

Happy New Year and Best Golf Wishes for 2017 from the new Southern Nevada Golf Association board. The new leadership group is in place and led by president Tim Quinn, who looks forward to a great year on many levels from expanded membership to high-level and fun tournaments to an ever-evolving junior golf program and…

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January 4, 2017

SNGA Course Spotlight: Coyote Springs Golf Club

Jack Nicklaus did it again with Coyote Springs Golf Club. The Golden Bear twirled his design magic to near perfection with the holes at Coyote Springs, a course located about 45 minutes from the Las Vegas Strip. Coyote Springs burst on to the scene in 2008 with superb accolades and has been thrilling local and…

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January 4, 2017

Player of the Year Edward Fryatt Survives to Win SNGA Championship

Edward Fryatt, the former UNLV All-American and PGA Tour player, culminated his 2016 Southern Nevada Golf Association Player of the Year campaign with yet another victory, this time coming at the season-ending SNGA Championship at the Top 100 Cascata. Following a grueling and uncharacteristic final round of 81, Fryatt and his fellow competitors sat around…

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December 19, 2016

Gibbs Wins 2016 SNGA Tour Championship at Bear’s Best

Sometimes it’s the little things that make a big difference, especially in a golf tournament. Just ask Brigham Gibbs. Gibbs labored with his putting at the 2016 SNGA Tour Championship which was held at Bear’s Best Las Vegas on Dec. 1. But it was a pair of putts on the final two holes that made…

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December 5, 2016

Patient Rebel Shintaro Ban Wins 2016 Clark County Amateur

Shintaro Ban, a junior on the nationally-ranked UNLV men’s golf team, had to be patient in more ways than one to win the 2016 Clark County Amateur played at Boulder Creek Golf Club. Ban fired rounds of 70-67—139 to finish at 7-under par to win by two shots over his UNLV teammate Justin Chong. Former…

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December 1, 2016

SNGA Tee Card Offers Nearly Unlimited Vegas Golf Deals

Las Vegas, Nev. (Nov. 30, 2016)—We’re all looking for that perfect gift, especially around the holiday season. Whether it’s for mom, dad, a friend, a co-worker or your loved one, here’s a gift that they will thank you for over and over: The Tee Card. Offered through the Southern Nevada Golf Association, this card offers…

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November 30, 2016

Brady Exber Adds to Trophy Case with Clark County Senior Am Win

Another major is in the books for the Southern Nevada Golf Association as the year winds down. Las Vegas Golf Hall of Famer and multiple SNGA Player of the Year Brady Exber won the Clark County Senior Amateur played at Boulder Creek Golf Club with rounds of 70-67—137 to finish 7-under par. He finished four…

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November 23, 2016

UNLV freshman Justin Kim wins SNGA Las Vegas City Amateur

UNLV freshman Justin Kim wins SNGA Las Vegas City Amateur At Las Vegas Golf Club, UNLV freshman Justin Kim finished 8-under par over two rounds to win the historic Las Vegas City Amateur, a major tournament on the Southern Nevada Golf Association schedule. Jack Trent, a senior at Palo Verde who has orally committed to…

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November 11, 2016

Carpendale wins fourth-straight Las Vegas City Senior Amateur

There is a major streak happening in Las Vegas golf and Gary Carpendale is the author of it. After firing rounds of 68-67 to finish at 9-under par at Las Vegas Golf Club, Carpendale has won the prestigious Las Vegas City Senior Amateur four times in a row from 2013-16. In 2012, Carpendale lost in…

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November 2, 2016

Former Players of the Year earn SNGA Tour wins at Black Mountain

Kenny Ebalo, the 2014 Southern Nevada Golf Association Player of the Year, won the Championship division of the SNGA Tour event played at Black Mountain on October 11, 2016. Ebalo fired a 3-over par 75 to defeat Jason Margetts by a single stroke. Ebalo birdied the final two holes to narrowly escape with the victory.…

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October 12, 2016

Former UNLV Golfer and PGA Tour Player Edward Fryatt Qualifies for United States Mid-Amateur

Edward Fryatt, a former All-American at UNLV who also played on the PGA Tour before earning his amateur status back, qualified for the 2016 United States Mid-Amateur with a 1 over par round of 73 at Coyote Springs Golf Club. Darrell Lutey finished second at 2 over and Shane Sigsbee was third at 3 over.…

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August 28, 2016
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