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

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
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