To ensure maximum safety, leaders from several national golf associations have collaborated on an outline to responsibly operate courses during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Some of Southern Nevada’s top pros and amateurs stay sharp by traveling to Arizona (where golf courses didn’t close) to play in mini-tour events or found unique drills to perform.
Buoyed by a third-round 65, Hiskey won the tournament by one shot over Miller Barber, Bob Goalby and Terry Dill and collected $20,000.
The Shriners Open has not been rescheduled, even after PGA Tour officials announced on Monday a revamped tournament schedule due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Park won two Nevada state high school individual golf titles while playing for Bishop Gorman (2004-05) before her stellar career on the LPGA Tour.
About half of Southern Nevada’s golf courses remain open during the coronavirus pandemic following clarification that “outdoor activities outside of clubhouses” can continue.
Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak has declared that a golf course could remain open for play if the clubhouse was closed and other preventative measures were implemented.
Last week, PGA Tour and Action Sports Network executives announced GolfBet, “a first-of-its-kind, golf-focused betting content platform.”
The 36th-ranked Trojans shot a final-round 3-over 291 and finished at 3-under 861, two strokes ahead of eighth-ranked Texas. UNLV took 13th in the 15-team event.
Nate Sexton of Olympia, Washington, finished 44 under par over four rounds to win the Las Vegas Challenge and $4,000 on Sunday at Wildhorse Golf Club.
Junior Samantha Fuller paced UNLV women’s golf with a sixth-finish at the Rebel Beach Invitational played at the team’s home course, Spanish Trail, on Monday and Tuesday. Overall, the Rebels finished ninth.
A’s announcer Ken Korach and Vince Catroneo, his broadcast partner, hit the fairways often together to rejuvenate and form bonds with players, coaches and others.
In the championship division, Daren Johnson, a three-time champion in 2019 including the Nevada State Mid-Amateur, dethroned Fryatt, who had earned the award from 2015-2018.
There is a possibility that the LPGA Tour could return to Las Vegas for the first time since the 2006 Takefuji Classic.
Thirty-six big names from sports and entertainment are scheduled to play in the inaugural Westgate Resorts Celebrity Classic in April at the Las Vegas Country Club.