COVID-19 & Las Vegas Golf Courses

A COVID-19 update to you, our valuable customer regarding Las Vegas Golf Courses As of May 1st, some Las Vegas golf courses have reopened with strict guidelines to limit the spread of COVID-19.  Many of the Strip Hotel/Casinos are scheduled to follow suit and begin reopening around May 15th. Las Vegas has been very fortunate…

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Las Vegas Golf in the Summer

Summer is the perfect time of year, when the weather is warm and there are great rates for amazing golf courses here in Las Vegas. Take advantage of the extended daylight and set your tee times for just after sunrise before the heat or late afternoon to watch an amazing sunset over the Las Vegas…

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Las Vegas Golf in the Fall/Autumn

No matter how you say it or what you call it, golf in Las Vegas this time of year is spectacular! For most of our clients back home, fall is the time of year when it starts to get cold, the leaves change colors, and the trees go bare. There is an urgency to get in a couple more rounds before the winter season…

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Get Fit: Your Clubs and You

Let’s first talk about your body. Before we can even begin to address about your clubs, we need to make sure our personal hardware is in its best possible condition in order to hit the golf ball consistently with an athletic swing over a 4 ½ hour period. The best thing to remember is that…

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Major Misconception – Scramble Vs. Best Ball:

In a “Scramble” format the players or designated team captain decide after each shot which one the best shot is. Each player on the team plays their next shot from that spot; within one club length no closer to the hole. The group then plays this way until the ball is holed out. The group…

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Overseed & Aerification Maintenance Questions Answered

Starting to plan your golf trip for September/October and notice many of the courses will be closed for Overseed? You show up to a course you have been thinking about for months and say to yourself, “What the heck is going on out here? Are they trying to ruin my golf trip to Las Vegas?”…

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How to Bomb it Past your Friends

We all want to be able to out drive our friend or maybe at least feel competitive for the long drive contest in your next local scramble.  There is nothing better than stepping up to the tee and ripping one straight down the middle 300 yards.  I know we all suffer from this desire, so…

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First Tee Jitters

No matter if you are a 30 or a three handicap, we all have them…the dreaded first tee jitters.  Some of us act like they don’t even faze us by putting on a good game face and walking with some swagger; others you can see it just by looking at them, but trust me everyone…

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Golf Course Staff Interview: Chad Gunier (Las Vegas Paiute)

Chad C. Gunier, PGA General Manager Las Vegas Paiute Golf Resort VIPGS: Describe your facility in your own words; not like a creative writer, but more from a golfer’s perspective Chad G: If you are looking for quality design and conditions, the Paiute is the place to play. It is home to Vegas’ only Pete…

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Setup: A Crucial Start of the Swing

Why is the setup so crucial to the swing you ask?  Well because everything starts from there.  In order to have a solid golf swing it all starts from the beginning…your setup.  With the majority of us all not being professional athletes with impeccable timing we need to make sure we are set up correctly…

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