Archives: Jul '18

Girls, Boys America’s Cup Report: Girls Finish Fourth

The Southern Nevada girls team wound up fourth in the 2018 Girls Junior Americas Cup held July 23-27, 2018 at Hiwan Golf Club in Evergreen, Colo., the best team finish for Southern Nevada since 1980. Mexico was the team champ, winning by 11 strokes over runner-up Southern California. Northern Nevada wound up 12th. — By…

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July 28, 2018

SNGA Champs Named at Nicklaus’ Reflection Bay

Ed Fryatt scorched the field in cruising to a 13-stroke victory in the Championship Division of the 2018 Reflection Bay Amateur at the Jack Nicklaus Reflection Bay Golf Club at Lake Las Vegas. Sean Mulvenon (Senior) and Frank Abbott (Silver) also won Gross Division titles. Jeff Gilliame (Championship), Freddie Sarno (Senior) and David Kim (Silver)…

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July 24, 2018

UNLV Commit Veronica Joels Dominates in State Win

Veronica Joels put together rounds of 69-73–142 and breezed to an 11-stroke victory in the 2018 NSWGA Amateur Championship held July 17-18, 2018, at DragonRidge Country Club. My Paulsen (gross) and Nancy Dunn (net) won the Silver State Division titles. The future of UNLV women’s golf appears bright. — By Bill Bowman, Las Vegas Golf Insider…

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July 19, 2018

Vrzich, Dupree Earn U.S. Amateur Spots at Legacy GC

Hayes Dupree and Joey Vrzich were as hot as the 100-degree temperature in earning the two qualifying spots up for grabs in the 2018 U.S. Amateur in the two-day qualifier played at Legacy Golf Club on July 16-17, 2018. Caden Hamill and Las Vegas’ Ed Fryatt earned alternate status.  — By Bill Bowman, Las Vegas Golf…

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July 18, 2018

State Champ Adds Another Plus Other SNGA Siena Tour Winners

LAS VEGAS, Nev. (July 14, 2018)–Friday the 13th proved to be lucky for Alex Jordan (Championship), Frank Acker (Senior) and Al Kueker (Silver) as they picked up victories in the championship divisions in the SNGA Tour’s stop at Siena Golf Club on July 13, 2018. Champs in the net were Arthur Pellegrini (net), Don Blanton (Senior)…

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July 14, 2018

Knievel Father, Son Loved Vegas Golf

Longtime SNGA member Kelly Knievel had every intention of playing in the Nevada State Amateur July 9-11 at TPC Summerlin, but there was this little obligation he had on Sunday, July 8. Nitro Circus and X Games superstar Travis Pastrana was paying tribute to Kelly’s late father, Evel (yes, that Evel) by performing three of…

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July 12, 2018

Alex Jordan Wins Nevada State Amateur Title with Fine Back Nine

Alex Jordan knew he had to go low on the back nine to win his first Nevada State Amateur title. Jordan did just that–shooting a 32 on the inward nine at TPC Summerlin — to win, coming from behind to catch second-round leader Edward Fryatt. Jordan defeated Hazen Newman by three shots and Fryatt faded…

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July 12, 2018

South Comes Up Short in Historic Cobb Whalen Cup

There are always winners and losers, but sometimes just playing the game is enough. That is the case for the annual Cobb Whalen Cup that was played June 29 – July 1 at RIo Secco Golf Club. The North won their third straight by a 15-9 margin but both teams enjoyed the camaraderie of the…

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July 3, 2018

Four Las Vegas Golfers Win Championships at State Junior

A contingent of top junior Nevada golfers took aim at individual titles in the 2018 Nevada State Junior Amateur. In the end, Las Vegas residents Cameron Gambini and Riana Mission put on clinics in winning the boys and girls 15-18 division crowns. Vincent Kyle Forbes (boys) and Joanne Lee (girls), also both from Vegas, won…

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July 2, 2018
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