Archives: Apr '18

Nye County Amateur Championship Report: Net Goes to Playoff

More exciting SNGA golf action took place during the 2018 Nye County Amateur Championship on April 21-22, 2018. The tournament was held at Mountain Falls Golf Club in Pahrump. Ed Fryatt (Championship), Todd Roberts (Senior) and Kevin Parrish (Silver) all have multiple wins in 2018. Nate Ross beat Mark Cox in a three-hole playoff to…

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April 23, 2018

Superintendents Release Five Facts About Earth Day Golf Celebration

As most golfers realize, the course superintendents are extremely important to the game of golf, but sometimes go without recognition. Here at the SNGA we salute all of our wonderful course agronomy teams in Southern Nevada and share in the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America (GCSAA) celebration of Earth Day on Sunday April 22.…

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April 19, 2018

SNGA Tour Aliante Report: Six More Into Nevada State Am

Six more players earned their way into the 2018 Nevada State Amateur with strong finishes in the SNGA Tour event played April 17, 2018, at Aliante Golf Club. This was the second of three qualifiers for the Nevada State Amateur which will be held July 9-11, 2018 at TPC Summerlin. Plus, championships were earned in…

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April 18, 2018

Championship at Desert Willow Determines Short Game Wizards

It’s one of golf’s oldest sayings: You drive for show and putt for dough. But don’t forget about those challenging approach shots in between those drives and putts. The SNGA’s 2018 Short Game Championship at Desert Willow put those short-game skills on display in a one-day event on April 6, 2018. In the end, Craig…

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April 7, 2018

Brand Brings PGA Tour Experience to SNGA Role

Tim Brand is a true golfer and excited to be your new Director of Competitions. He brings varying levels of experience to his new role with the Southern Nevada Golf Association. He officially starts April 6 at the Short Game Championship at Desert Willow. Brand served for the last five years in varying roles for…

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April 5, 2018

Heroes In the Rough President Honored By Governor

March was quite the month for veteran Rob Jackson, who is also the president of Heroes in the Rough, a pretty amazing organization saving the lives of wounded veterans through the game of golf. Jackson was nominated to be the Nevada State Veteran of the Month and received the honor from Governor Brian Sandoval. Jackson…

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April 5, 2018

Our Expert Weighs In on How New Rules of Golf Will Impact You

Sue May has been the leading United States Golf Association rules official in Southern Nevada for many years and oversees dozens of local and regional tournaments annually, plus assists on a national level. So she is the perfect person to ask about the new Rules of Golf, which are set to go into play January…

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April 3, 2018
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