New Rules to Debut in 2019

As probably most of you are aware by now, there will be a new set of rules in 2019 as announced and created by the United States Golf Association and the Royal & Ancient. They are designed to simplify the game and improve pace of play. Click now for more about the new USGA Rules. According…

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December 28, 2018

Profile: Incoming President and Former Player of Year Kenny Ebalo

Incoming Southern Nevada Golf Association president Kenny Ebalo first became involved with the organization because of the quality tournament schedule, but has stayed involved–and additionally motivated–because be believes there is much more depth to the organization than solely tournaments. –By Brian Hurlburt, Las Vegas Golf Insider. Ebalo, the 2014 Championship Division Player of the Year, takes…

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December 27, 2018

SNGA Championship Champs: Koch, Abbott, Koch, Thompson. Bilonta, Driscoll

The SNGA schedule went out in style with the playing of the 2018 SNGA Championship at Cascata, the final event of the season. Jack Trent (Championship), David Koch (Senior) and Frank Abbott (Silver) played their way to gross titles. Gary Thompson (Net), Gary Bilonta (Senior) and Neil Driscoll (Silver) were the net champions.–By Bill Bowman,…

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December 17, 2018

PGA Chapter Breezes to Southern Nevada Cup Title

The Southern Nevada PGA Chapter raced out to a 3-point lead after the first day and went on to beat the Southern Nevada Golf Association team 8½-to-3½ in the 2018 Southern Nevada Cup held Dec. 3-4, 2018. The Southern Nevada Cup series is now tied at two victories apiece.— By Bill Bowman, Las Vegas Golf…

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December 5, 2018

Quinn Presidential Reign to End But SNGA Efforts Will Remain

While the term of current SNGA president Tim Quinn is coming to and end, the dedicated volunteer is not ending all of his ties to the organizations. Quinn has served as the president for about 48 months and will relinquish his role beginning in 2019. For Quinn, volunteering for the SNGA is second nature and…

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December 5, 2018

SNGA Tour 2018 Rio Secco Recap – Six Champions

Michael Abrams (Championship), David Koch (Senior) and Bob Godfrey (Silver) won titles in the ‘2018 SNGA Tour: Rio Secco’ event, the Tour’s final event of the year. Jason Berton (Net), William Thompson (Senior) and Neil Driscoll (Silver) claimed net crowns. –By Bill Bowman, Las Vegas Golf Insider staff. Championship Michael Abrams’ victory was his first…

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November 28, 2018

Horodesky, Golden Win 2018 Clark County Amateur Major

Greg Horodesky (Championship) and Robert Golden (Net) earned victories in the 2018 Clark County Amateur Championship held Nov. 17-18 at Boulder Creek Golf Club. For Horodesky, it was his third major while Golden won his first event ever in the SNGA. –By Bill Bowman, Las Vegas Golf Insider staff. Championship Greg Horodesky’s first SNGA title came…

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November 19, 2018

South Women Snap 3-Year Skid In Winning 2018 Silver Cup (VIDEO)

The South women’s team breezed to victory in the 2018 Silver Cup, snapping a three-year run by the North squad in the annual competition. The South posted a 21-15 victory in the event which was held Nov. 12-14 at Chimera Golf Club in Henderson, Nev. –By Bill Bowman, Las Vegas Golf Insider staff. The South…

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November 19, 2018

Schiring, Garrett, Cail, Manning Earn Clark County Amateur Major Titles

Gordon Schiring (Senior) and John Garrett (Silver) came away with victories in the gross divisions of the 2018 Clark County Senior Amateur Championship, an SNGA major, played Nov. 14-16, 2018, at Boulder Creek Golf Club. Hugh Manning (Senior) and Jim Cail (Silver) won net division crowns. — By Bill Bowman, Las Vegas Golf Insider staff.…

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November 18, 2018

Volunteer Spotlight: Air Force Veteran David Hon

For David Hon, the 2018 Volunteer of the Year for the SNGA, volunteering for golf events has become second nature. “I just enjoy it,” said the 66-year-old who is retired from the Air Force. “It’s a great way to spend the day. How much better can it be than being out on a golf course?”…

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November 5, 2018

Video Reports: LV City Am and LV Senior City Am

We are committed at the SNGA to provide the best coverage of our events and are continuing to up the ante by providing video reports by former channel 5 sportscaster and current UNLV professor Jon Castagnino. We hope you enjoy them Las Vegas City Amateur – Click for additional story Las Vegas Senior City Amateur…

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November 2, 2018

LV City Amateur Report: Sodetz Wins Birdie Fest, Moore Net Champ

Sixteen-year-old Brett Sodetz carded 16 birdies over two days to win the Championship Division of the 2018 Las Vegas City Amateur, a historic event and SNGA Major, in a weekend that was a birdie-fest from start to finish. Dennis Moore came away with the Net Division title in the event which was held Oct. 27-28,…

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October 29, 2018

Gibbs, Gonzales, Kerr, Richardson Win LV City Sr. Amateur Major Titles

Brigham Gibbs (Senior) and Dario Gonzales (Silver) won gross titles in the 2018 Las Vegas Senior City Amateur held Oct. 25-26, 2018, at Las Vegas Golf Club. Michael Kerr (Senior) and Tom Richardson (Silver) wound up as the net champions. — By Bill Bowman, Las Vegas Golf Insider staff Senior Brigham Gibbs birdied three of…

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October 28, 2018

SNGA Tour Report: Horodesky, Lutey, Kim, Blanton, Smith, Sabati Win at LVGC

Greg Horodesky (Championship), Darrell Lutey (Senior) and David Kim (Silver) won gross championships in the SNGA Tour’s stop at the Las Vegas Golf Club on Oct. 19, 2018. Net winners were Shawn Smith (Net), Donald Blanton (Senior) and Walter Sabati (Silver).— By Bill Bowman, Las Vegas Golf Insider staff Championship Greg Horodesky is back on…

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October 23, 2018

Quintero, Buonacorsi Nevada State Women’s Senior Am Overall Champs

Regina Quintero (gross) and Gabriele Buonacorsi (net) came away with overall championships at the 2018 Nevada State Women’s Senior Amateur played Oct. 16-17, 2018, at Anthem County Club. Quintero maintained a lead throughout the two-day tournament. –By Bill Bowman, Las Vegas Golf Insider staff. OVERALL-GROSS For Regina Quintero it was a matter of playing consistent. Quintero…

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October 18, 2018

Henderson-Love Win 2018 Boulder City Women’s Invitational

Ronda Henderson and Debbie Love combined for a best-ball total of 64 to win the 2018 Boulder City Women’s Invitational. The tournament was held Oct. 9, 2018 at Boulder City Golf Course. Mary Ann Dube and Anita Leighton won the Net Division as a total of 66 two-player teams took part in the tournament. — By…

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October 10, 2018
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