Exber Wins Canadian Senior Amateur

Nine-time Southern Nevada Golf Association player of the year Brady Exber added another national championship to his illustrious career total with a dominating seven-shot victory at the Canadian Senior Amateur. Exber led by nine shots heading into the final round and coasted by posting a 10-under 278 total. — By Brian Hurlburt, Las Vegas Golf…

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September 10, 2018

Laughlin Am: Johnson, Roberts, Dopheide, Paul, Sabati Claim Titles

Sept. 10, 2018–Daren Johnson put together a three-birdie, no-bogey second round and went on to win the Championship Division of the 2018 Laughlin Amateur Championship held Sept. 8-9, 2018, at Mojave Golf Club. Todd Roberts staged a comeback to win the Senior Division while Mark Dopheide claimed the Silver Division title. Kenneth Paul won the…

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September 10, 2018

Lake Las Vegas Classic is Food, Golf, Music Party

It’s almost here. The 2nd Annual Audi Henderson Lake Las Vegas Classic is scheduled for Nov. 1-3 at Reflection Bay Golf Club and features a welcome party, golf tournament, and a culinary and music feast and fest featuring 15 local chefs, wineries, breweries, spirits, a silent auction, and  one of the hottest dance bands in Las Vegas.…

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September 4, 2018

Sign Ups Open For 2018 Nevada State Match Play in Reno

It’s one of golf’s ultimate battles: Match Play. And the 2018 Nevada State Match Play Championship unleashes just that format and will be for bragging rights in Nevada. This year’s event will be held Sept. 30-Oct. 3, 2018, at Hidden Valley Country Club in Reno. The field is limited to 32 players and entries are…

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September 4, 2018

Loar, Fryatt, France, Braaten Qualify for U.S. Mid Ams

More and more, the men and women are playing the same courses on the same days for important events and that was the case at Red Rock Country Club for qualifiers for the U.S. Mid-Amateurs. Nicholas Loar, from Rockwell, Texas, fired a 3-under-par 69 to lead three men’s qualifiers and Ed Fryatt and Marc France…

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August 22, 2018

Ebalo, Myers, Abbott, Berton, Reese, Sabati Win Arroyo Titles

Kenny Ebalo birdied all four par 5s en route to winning the Championship Division in the SNGA Tour’s stop at Arroyo Golf Club on Aug. 17, 2018. Ebalo wound up with a one-under-par 71 total. Samuel Myers (Senior) and Frank Abbott (Silver) also won gross crowns while net titles went to Jason Berton (Championship), Rex…

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August 18, 2018

Cascata Amateur Champs: Barzekoff, Turk, Abbott, Zyla, Carlin, Little

Cameron Barzekoff put together rounds of 73-73—146 and beat Josh Wescott (71-75—146) in a playoff to win the Championship Division of the 2018 Cascata Amateur Championship. The tournament was held Aug. 11-12, 2018, at Cascata. John Turk (Senior) and Frank Abbott (Silver) also won gross division titles. Steve Zyla (net), Patrick Carlin (Senior) and Loren…

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August 13, 2018

Remaining on the Course Is Main Goal for Veteran

For SNGA member Jim Rice, the drive is on to get back into the sport he enjoys: Golf. This 44-year-old disabled veteran is now confined to a wheelchair and thought his days of playing golf might be over. Now, thanks to finding out about Heroes in the Rough, he’s back on the golf course. —…

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August 7, 2018

Johnson Brings Home State Mid-Am Title for SNGA

Daren Johnson, the 2017 Nevada State Amateur champion, defeated two former Nevada State Mid-Amateur champions to win that tournament, organized by the Nevada State Golf Association, for the first time. Johnson used a hot finish to put away Edward Fryatt and Kenny Ebalo to win by four strokes.  “I had a five-shot lead after the…

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August 6, 2018

South Hosts Nevada State Net Am – Godfrey Wins

It was a big three days at the historic Las Vegas National Golf Club as both the Nevada State Net Amateur and Nevada State Mid-Amateur tournaments were played and organized by the Nevada State Golf Association. Michael Godfrey won the net title after a marathon golf session. Godfrey also won the 2017 Southern Nevada Championship crown…

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August 6, 2018

John Turk Qualifies For U.S. Senior Amateur In First Attempt

John Turk survived a roller coaster round, carding a one-over-par 73 at Reflection Bay, to earn a spot in the 2018 U.S. Senior Amateur. Turk will join a talented field in the prestigious U.S. Senior Amateur ,which will be held Aug. 25-30 at Eugene Country Club in Eugene, Ore. — By Bill Bowman, Las Vegas…

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August 3, 2018

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
 
 
 
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