Goldstein Wins Virgin Valley Amateur with Playoff Eagle

Mesquite Nev.–Josh Goldstein gives new meaning to overcoming adversity to win a golf tournament. Goldstein’s car was rear-ended in an accident six weeks ago. After undergoing rehab for a back injury, he wound up in the winner’s circle in the Championship Division at the SNGA’s 2017 Virgin Valley Amateur. Goldstein eagled the first playoff hole…

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November 20, 2017

Former University of Washington golfer wins Nevada Open in Mesquite, Nevada

Mesquite, Nevada—The $140,000 Nevada Open featured overtime golf as Riley Arp, from Scottsdale, Arizona, and Trevor Simsby, from Carlsbad, California, finished tied at 16-under 200 at the end of regulation. Simsby made a par on the second playoff hole, the first hole at CasaBlanca, to win and claim the $28,000 first-place prize. The tournament was…

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November 10, 2017

Teenager Jung Goes Seriously Low to Win LV City Amateur

LAS VEGAS, Nev. (Oct. 29, 2017)–For 15-year old Andrew Jung, or for any golfer for that matter, it was a dream round. Jung posted a second-round 12-under-par 60 to rally for a three-stroke victory in the 2017 Las Vegas City Amateur championship division. Eduardo Ramirez capitalized on impressive play on the par 3 holes to…

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October 30, 2017

Carpendale, Swanson Win Crowns at Las Vegas City Senior Amateur

LAS VEGAS, Nev. (Oct, 28, 2017)—Gary Carpendale (Senior) and Bruce Swanson (Silver) took different routes to winning gross championship division titles in the 2017 Las Vegas City Senior Amateur held Oct. 26-27, 2017 at the Las Vegas Golf Club. Carpendale jumped out to a huge lead after the first day and cruised to a five-stroke…

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October 28, 2017

Bauman, Tomasetti Beat Wind To Win SNGA Titles LV Golf Club

LAS VEGAS, Nev. (Oct, 20, 2017)--Eric Bauman (Championship Division) and Stanley Tomasetti (Net Division) survived windy conditions to post victories at the 2017 SNGA Tour stop held Oct. 20, 2017 at the Las Vegas Golf Club.  Other winners included Todd Roberts, Donald Klier, John Garrett and Walter Sabati. -- By Bill Bowman, Las Vegas Golf Insider…

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October 21, 2017

New Member Rebate Is Hole in One

The Southern Nevada Golf Association is continually looking to improve the experience of our membership and we are thrilled to announce our new member rebate program, effective immediately. The rebate is for SNGA members who may belong to more than one official SNGA group or club. This program is being implemented to more equitably allocate…

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October 10, 2017

SNGA Tour Coyote Springs: Whittemore, Stevenson Win

LAS VEGAS, Nev. (Sept. 22, 2017)--There’s a first time for everything and that includes victories in SNGA Tour events. Just ask Greg Whittemore and Marc Stevenson. Whittemore (championship) and Stevenson (net) battled windy, cool conditions to post their first victories, winning their respective divisions during the 2017 SNGA Tour stop at Coyote Springs on Sept.…

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September 26, 2017

Erickson, Ross Post Victories in 2017 Clark County Amateur

LAS VEGAS, Nev. (Sept. 10, 2017)—What a difference a day can make especially on the golf course. Just ask Craig Erickson and Nate Ross. Erickson (gross division) rallied from a huge first-day deficit to win his division in the 2017 Clark County Amateur while Ross (net division) held the lead but had to go into…

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September 11, 2017

2017 Clark County Senior Amateur: Myers, Blanton, Thiele, Swanson Win

LAS VEGAS, Nev. (Sept. 8, 2017)--Sam Myers (gross) and Don Blanton (net) hit birdie hot streaks in the final round of the Clark County Senior Amateur held Sept. 7-8, 2017, at Boulder Creek Golf Club to win their respective divisions. Myers birdied five of six holes in the round while Blanton had a string of…

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September 9, 2017

Clark County Amateur Is Another Big Event for Boulder Creek

Boulder Creek Golf Club in Boulder City has an impressive resume when it comes to hosting big-time tournaments. Ever since the 27-hole course opened in 2003, Boulder Creek has been the home of the Clark County Amateur and Clark County Senior Amateur, both SNGA major championships. But the course also hosts the UNLV women's golf…

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September 7, 2017

Roberts, Abbott Win 2017 Nevada State Senior Amateur Titles

Todd Roberts and Frank Abbott walked away with the gross division titles of the 2017 Nevada State Senior Amateur played at Las Vegas National August 18-20, 2017. Chris Boyer won the net division, and Jim Burger the Silver net division. Overall, SNGA members swept all of the titles. -- By Bill Bowman and Brian Hurlburt. It was…

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August 21, 2017

SNGA Tour Arroyo Results: Tottori, Abbott Highlight Champs

For 21-year-old Las Vegan David Tottori, it was his version of summer school, golf-style. Tottori, a senior who plays golf on the St. Francis College (N.Y.) team, fired a four-under-par 68 to win the championship division of the 2017 SNGA Tour event at Arroyo. Frank Abbott won for the seventh time this season in the…

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August 17, 2017

Rebel-In-Training Jack Trent Breezes to Cascata Amateur Win

LAS VEGAS, Nev. (Aug. 14, 2017)--Jack Trent set a blistering pace in the first nine holes of the 2017 Cascata Amateur, posting four birdies in a row during one stretch, and cruised to an eight-stroke victory over second-place finisher Ed Fryatt. The tournament was held Aug. 12-13, 2017, at Cascata. Trent, a Palo Verde High…

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August 14, 2017

Acker, Exber Earn Spots In U.S. Senior Amateur

LAS VEGAS, Nev. (Aug. 8, 2017)--You want pressure on the golf course? Well, here it is: Play one round of golf for one available spot in the 2017 U.S. Senior Amateur. That’s the task that Frank Acker faced in winning the Southern Nevada qualifier held Aug. 7, 2017, at Arroyo Golf Club. Acker fired a…

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August 8, 2017

Grand Canyon Golfer Ruelas Wins Women’s State Title

Amy Ruelas was the MVP of Foothill High in 2012 and 2013 and then took her talents to Grand Canyon University, where she will embark on her senior season this fall. This week, she shot 71-74–145 to finish at 1-over par at Las Vegas Paiute Golf Resort to win the championship division of the Nevada…

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July 27, 2017

SNGA Member Keyer Wins Nevada State Match Play

LAS VEGAS, Nev. (July 25, 2017)—It was another major championship for the Southern Nevada Golf Association when former Coronado High golfer and SNGA member Bradley Keyer won the Nevada State Match Play held at Spanish Trial. Keyer defeated Brigham Gibbs in the finals 3 & 1. Keyer recently transferred to Creighton from San Jose State…

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July 25, 2017
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