Las Vegas Golfers Abbott, Roberts Claim NV State Amateur Titles

Frank Abbott and Todd Roberts, top Southern Nevada amateurs, added to their career totals with wins in the championship and Silver divisions of the recent Nevada State Amateur played at Somerset Country Club in Northern Nevada. It was the second-straight wins for both in the prestigious tournament. –By Brian Hurlburt and Bill Bowman, Las Vegas…

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June 15, 2018

Eagles Land for Blake-Blake Duo at Father-Son

Zachary Blake had two net eagles and his father, Jeffrey, also had a net eagle as they teamed up to win the Net Division in the SNGA Tour’s Father/Son event with an 8-under-par 63. The tournament was held June 10 at Las Vegas National Golf Club. –By Bill Bowman, Las Vegas Golf Insider staff. The…

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June 11, 2018

Quintero, Daum Win Overall Crowns At WSNGA Senior Amateur

May 21, 2018–Regina Quintero (gross) and Susan Daum (net) put together stellar rounds to win overall titles at the 2018 WSNGA Senior Amateur held May 14-15 at Chimera Golf Club in Henderson. Other champs were Carrie Langevin, Sandy Barletta, Karen Herness, Monica Fairbanks, Sharon Bunker and Fay Geddes. — By Bill Bowman, Las Vegas Golf Insider staff.…

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May 26, 2018

SNGA Tour: Chimera Features More State Qualifiers

-While Alex Jordan won the Championship Division of the SNGA Tour’s stop at Chimera Golf Club in a one-hole playoff, 15 players earned spots in the Nevada State Amateur in the third and final qualifying event. Todd Roberts (Senior) and David Kim (Silver) also picked up gross victories.Jeff Gilliame (net), Don Blanton (senior net) and…

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May 14, 2018

Four Advance to US Open Sectional Qualifying from Canyon Gate

It was a challenging day for the golfers competing in the local qualifier at Canyon Gate Country Club. Four players advanced to sectional qualifying and while we could write about it, the Las Vegas Review-Journal featured the event on its front page of sports so link to that for more details. The four advancing were…

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May 8, 2018

Goldstein, Taylor Continue SNGA Team Winning Ways in B.C.

Joshua Goldstein and Wes Taylor give new meaning to ‘ham-and-egging-it’ when it comes to Four-Ball events. The duo breezed to the title in the Championship Division of the 2018 Boulder City Four-Ball Amateur held May 5-6 at Boulder City Golf Club. They previously teamed up to win the 2018 USGA Four-Ball Qualifier held Feb. 9…

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May 7, 2018

Nye County Amateur Championship Report: Net Goes to Playoff

More exciting SNGA golf action took place during the 2018 Nye County Amateur Championship on April 21-22, 2018. The tournament was held at Mountain Falls Golf Club in Pahrump. Ed Fryatt (Championship), Todd Roberts (Senior) and Kevin Parrish (Silver) all have multiple wins in 2018. Nate Ross beat Mark Cox in a three-hole playoff to…

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April 23, 2018

Superintendents Release Five Facts About Earth Day Golf Celebration

As most golfers realize, the course superintendents are extremely important to the game of golf, but sometimes go without recognition. Here at the SNGA we salute all of our wonderful course agronomy teams in Southern Nevada and share in the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America (GCSAA) celebration of Earth Day on Sunday April 22.…

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April 19, 2018

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
 
 
 
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