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

Goldstein, May Qualify for U.S. Amateur

Two members of the SNGA came out on top of a field of 50 players and qualified for the 2017 U.S. Amateur, which will be played August 14-20 at Riviera and Bel-Air Country Clubs in Southern California. The qualifier was held over two days at Boulder Creek Golf Club in Boulder City and Goldstein, May…

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July 12, 2017

SNGA Member Daren Johnson Wins Nevada State Amateur

RENO, Nev. (July 8, 2017) — It was a terrific showing for members of the Southern Nevada Golf Association at the 2017 Nevada State Amateur played July 6-8 at Genoa Lakes Golf Club in Genoa, Nevada. Daren Johnson, an SNGA member of the Southwest Golf Club, won the title while seven of the top 10…

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July 10, 2017

Former SNGA President Fink Plays in U.S. Senior Open

Former Southern Nevada Golf Association president Steve Fink, 60, lived the ultimate golfer’s dream recently. He played in the 38th U.S. Senior Open at Salem Country Club in Peabody, Massachusetts, June 29-July 2. Fink is an active SNGA member and played college golf at UCLA in the mid-1970s. –By Brian Hurlburt. Fink shot 72 at…

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July 6, 2017

Exber Earns 2017 National Senior Amateur Hall of Fame Induction

Nine-time Southern Nevada Golf Association player of the year Brady Exber has seen and experienced plenty in his life and it’s pretty difficult to surprise him. On the course, he’s usually in control and friends, competitors and teammates all agree Exber usually exudes a controlled demeanor on and off the course. — By Brian Hurlburt.…

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July 6, 2017

Former Coronado Star Wins Reflection Bay SNGA Tour Event

LAS VEGAS, Nev. (June 30, 2017)–Grant McKay birdied the 18th hole at Reflection Bay Golf Club to win the Championship Division of the 2017 SNGA Tour-Reflection Bay held June 30, 2017. McKay’s birdie gave him a score of even-par 72 that included three birdies and three bogeys. He finished one shot ahead of Jason Cordon…

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July 1, 2017

Dwight Henry Shoots Age of 71 at Conestoga

As golfers get older, a common goal is to shoot a score that matches or is under the age of the person. Recently, Dwight Henry, an SNGA member at Conestoga Golf Club in Mesquite, fired a round of 71 to match his age. It was the first time Henry had shot at or under his…

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June 28, 2017

Booth shoots personal best to win WSNGA Southern Nevada Amateur

It was clear that Diane Booth, a member of the Las Vegas Country Club who has been playing golf for only six years, was thrilled about winning the Women’s SNGA Southern Nevada Amateur. Her excited voice told the story as she spoke shortly after equaling a personal best score of 67 in the final round…

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June 28, 2017

Southern Highlands Members Win Prestigious Event at Winged Foot

Some courses have more cache than others and one of those layouts is the historic Winged Foot in Mamaroneck, New York. The course, which opened in 1921, has been the host site for multiple major championships including the U.S. Open, U.S. Amateur, PGA Championship and the U.S. Women’s Open. The list of champions includes names…

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June 27, 2017

Southern Nevada Amateur Report: Fryatt Breezes to 7-stroke Victory

LAS VEGAS, Nev. (June 25, 2017)—Ed Fryatt used a 3-under-par 33 on the front nine of Sunday’s final round en route to 2-under-70 and coasted to a 7-stroke victory in the Championship Division of the 2017 Southern Nevada Amateur Championship played June 24-25 at the Las Vegas Paiute Golf Resort. Fryatt carded rounds of 69-70—139…

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June 26, 2017

Australian Duo Wins Father/Son Classic

Lee and Dylan Martin, age 17, made the most out of their first event with the Southern Nevada Golf Association. The father and son, who recently moved to Las Vegas from Sydney, Australia, when Lee was transferred by his company, won the net division of the SNGA Father and Son Classic played at Las Vegas…

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June 13, 2017

WSNGA Senior Amateur Report: Sherry Jackson Wins

Sherry Jackson fired a pair of 77s to win the Gross Division of the 2017 Women’s Southern Nevada Golf Association Southern Nevada Senior Amateur. The 36-hole stroke-play event was held at DragonRidge Country Club. Monica Kaili won the net division and several other ladies won other divisions. — By Bill Bowman. Jackson, a member at…

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June 9, 2017

SNGA Wins Oliver Cup Matches Over NNGA

It was another great time to be a member of the Southern Nevada Golf Association this week as the SNGA team defeated a team from the Northern Nevada Golf Association 13-11 to win the Oliver Cup, the historic Ryder Cup-like tournament that honors the late Lou Oliver. He was a longtime volunteer of both the…

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June 7, 2017

Longtime Pro Joe Kelly Remembers Girl’s Junior Americas Cup

The prestigious Girl’s Junior America’s Cup returns to Southern Nevada July 30 – August 3 when some of the top female amateurs in the world tee it up at Reflection Bay Golf Club at Lake Las Vegas Resort. Longtime Southern Nevada PGA of America professional Joe Kelly has hosted the event the first two times…

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June 6, 2017

SNGA Tour Chimera Report: Scott Berren Overcomes Wind to Win

Scott Berren Brad Davis Frank Abbott Mike Apfel Scott Berren beat a strong field and even stronger winds in winning the Championship Division of the 2017 SNGA Tour Chimera Golf Club tournament. The event was held May 25, 2017, at Chimera Golf Club in Henderson. Berren’s round of three-under-par 69 was good enough for a…

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May 26, 2017

Nolasco, 4 Others Move on to US Open Regional Qualifier

It was another exciting day of US Open local qualifying in Southern Nevada, and Mathew Nolasco was low medalist and one of four golfers who move on to US Open Regional qualifying. Nolasco, a member of SouthShore, shot a 67 to advance. Check out the official Las Vegas Review-Journal story plus two other stories about…

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