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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May 15, 2017

Nye County Championship Report: Jordan Wins Playoff, Abbott Continues Dominance

PAHRUMP, Nev. (May 7, 2017)–Alex Jordan beat Jeremy May on the fourth hole of a playoff to win the championship division of the 2017 Nye County Championship held at Mountain Falls Golf Club in Pahrump. The tournament, held May 6-7, was also the second qualifier for the 2017 Nevada State Amateur. Other division champs were…

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May 8, 2017

Gibbs Claims Inaugural SNGA Short Game Championship

Brigham Gibbs started quickly with a birdie on the first hole and went on to card a one-over-par 61 to win the 2017 SNGA Short Game Championship. The event was held April, 28, 2017 at Desert Willow Golf Course in Henderson, Nv. Gibbs carded five birdies and six bogeys in the wind-blown round to win…

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April 29, 2017

Khamis Love of Golf Helps Him Fulfill Various SNGA Roles

Tom Khamis, the current secretary of the Southern Nevada Golf Association, immediately downplayed his role within the organization when this writer spoke by phone with him recently. He even joked his story would only need about one column inch, which isn’t a whole lot by writing standards. But after just a few moments, it was…

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April 27, 2017

Coyote Club Offers Chance to Play Nicklaus Course, Save

Coyote Springs Golf Club is located about a 45 minute drive from the heart of Las Vegas and has become a favorite of locals and SNGA members. One of the options to play and save at the course is to join the Coyote Club members. By joining, members enjoy discounted green fees, receive a free…

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April 27, 2017

Strong Second Day Powers Justin Chong to Throwback Amateur Title

UNLV redshirt freshman Justin Chong strung together three straight birdies on the front nine during the final round of the 2017 Sunrise Throwback Amateur en route to a two-stroke victory. The tournament was played April 1-2, 2017, at The Club at Sunrise. It was Chong’s second SNGA win of the year and he posted rounds…

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April 3, 2017

SNGA Tour Wildhorse: Allen Edges Fryatt To Win First State Am Qualifier

Hale Allen started off each nine with a birdie in Wednesday’s SNGA Tour Wildhorse Golf Course First State Am Qualifier and went on to win the championship flight in a playoff. Allen parred the first extra hole to beat Edward Fryatt. Both wound up regulation play with 2-over-par 72 totals. — By Bill Bowman. Fryatt…

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March 30, 2017

Club Spotlight: Arroyo, Siena Players Club

Tucked in the Red Rock mountains above Summerlin is the Arroyo course at Red Rock Country Club, a beautiful Arnold Palmer golf course, and also the Siena Golf Club, a sweet design created by Lee Schmidt and Brian Curley. A special annual Players Card is available and allows members many special privileges. Becoming a member of…

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March 28, 2017

Course Spotlight: Historic Las Vegas National

Las Vegas National Golf Club oozes Las Vegas golf history. From being the site of a major on the LPGA Tour to the PGA Tour’s Tournament of Champions to the Sahara Amateur and the Las Vegas Invitational, dozens of tour champions have been crowned on the course. The LPGA Championship kicked things off in 1961-66…

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March 28, 2017

Golf Summerlin Amateur: Exber Wins Again, Champs Comment

LAS VEGAS, Nev. (March 13, 2017)—The 2017 Summerlin Amateur golf tournament came down to a battle of survival as Brady Exber survived a three-man playoff to win the two-day event. The tournament was played March 11-12, 2017 over two of the Golf Summerlin family of layouts with Saturday’s round at Highland Falls Golf Club and…

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March 13, 2017

The Club at Sunrise has blossomed to life

This is a new course but with a deep tradition. The Club at Sunrise has risen on the land where the historic Desert Rose Golf Club once was and even before that the really historic Winterwood golf course. Desert Rose and Winterwood are the courses where many locals grew up playing the game and both…

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March 3, 2017

Popular Guys & Gals Club in Golf Summerlin Joins SNGA

More and more golf clubs are joining the Southern Nevada Golf Association and that means more opportunities for all golfers in Southern Nevada. There are a lot of wonderful sateliite clubs that aren’t officially part of golf courses and are made up of golfing friends and buddies. One such club is the Guys & Gals…

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March 3, 2017

Southern Nevada Winner Thrilled with Four Peaks Contest

Andre Nakaso, a member at Boulder Creek Golf Club, was in disbelief when he got the call from the SNGA that he had won the recent Four Peaks Brewery giveaway. The prize was a 3-day, two night stay at Quail Lodge and Golf Club in California. “It was a shock to get the call and…

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March 3, 2017

SNGA Tour Hits Desert Pines: Champion Comments

LAS VEGAS, Nev. (Feb. 23, 2017)–Most golf tournaments are a marathon session played over days. But tournaments like the one-day Desert Pines SNGA Tour outing are a full-on sprint from the first hole. And for Jay Sostarich, it was a stunning 5-hole stretch early in the round that led to victory in the championship flight.…

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February 24, 2017

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 (snga.org/). The tournament was held the weekend of Feb. 11-12 at The Revere Golf Club. (reveregolf.com/) 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
 
 
 
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