South Korean golfers Sungjae Im and Si Woo Kim skipped the British Open to focus on the Olympics.
Veronica Joels, who won the Nevada Women’s Amateur this month for the third time, joins Patty Sheehan, who won four times, as the only players with more than two victories in the event.
Dustin Johnson is at the top of the odds board for this week’s PGA Tour event, but bettors could find some better spots deeper in the field.
At the age of 28, the Las Vegas resident will tee it up in Tokyo in the coming days in her lifelong quest for an Olympic medal.
Josh Goldstein, a Las Vegas resident, left the field in the dust at Red Hawk Golf and Resort in Sparks, winning his first state amateur title by five shots.
Circa Sports and the Westgate said Collin Morikawa winning was a solid result for them. The Las Vegas resident cashed at prices around 30-1.
Las Vegas resident Collin Morikawa won the British Open on Sunday, his second career major tournament victory. He won the PGA Championship last year.
UNLV senior Veronica Joels shot a final-round 67 at Red Hawk Golf and Resort in Sparks for a one-shot victory Sunday. Josh Goldstein won the men’s title by five strokes.
Collin Morikawa now has five victories in his two years since turning pro.
A close look at each athlete with Las Vegas ties competing in the Olympic Games in Tokyo.
Former UNLV star Ryan Moore, who has been dealing with a bad back for a year, finished tied for second with Las Vegas resident Kevin Na at the John Deere Classic.
Dwaine Knight is a two-time national coach of the year and has been inducted into four halls of fame. He led UNLV to an NCAA record 31 consecutive regionals and the 1998 national title.
U.S. Open champion Jon Rahm is the 9-1 favorite and money leader at the Westgate and William Hill sportsbooks to win the fourth and final golf major of the year.
Cam Davis’ victory in a playoff at the Rocket Mortgage Classic cost handicapper Wes Reynolds two possible winners in Troy Merritt (90-1) and Joaquin Niemann (24-1).
Southern Nevada golf fans will finally get a chance to again watch professional golf up close and personal this October when Shriners Children’s Open returns to TPC Summerlin.