Las Vegas Valley
BALI HAI GOLF CLUB—
Located just south of Mandalay Bay on Las Vegas Blvd., this tropically themed course has earned praise as one of the country’s top resort tracks. Thousands of palm trees line the fairways with transition and out-of-play areas accented with Augusta white sand. The golfer’s paradise also has seven acres of water features and 100,000 tropical plants. The course plays 7,002 yards from its back tees. 5160 Las Vegas Blvd. S., 702.728.2001.
BLACK MOUNTAIN GOLF & COUNTRY CLUB—
Black Mountain offers a perfect 18-hole combination to challenge golfers of all playing abilities. The 6,579 yard layout gives players great scoring opportunities with well-placed approach shots. Protecting the course’s length are its small, fast, undulating and elevated greens that will test a player’s skill and nerves. 500 Greenway Rd., Henderson, 702.565.7933.
Designed by Rees Jones and for use exclusively for Caesars Entertainment resorts guests, the par-72 course provides stunning vistas at every turn, including the 3,600-foot peak at Red Mountain, lush fairways, lakes, and streams. Class A PGA professionals attend to equipment, fashion or instruction needs, and players are accompanied on-course by a Tour-class caddie. 1 Cascata Drive, Boulder City, 702.294.2005.
LAS VEGAS PAIUTE GOLF RESORT—
This top-tier golf course boasts the only three golf courses personally designed by Pete Dye. Golf Digest chose Snow Mountain as the No. 1 public access golf course in Las Vegas. All three of the courses—Snow Mountain, Sun Mountain and Wolf—are par 72, although many would understand if a few extra strokes were added to the 7,604-yard Wolf. 10325 Nu-Wav Kaiv Blvd., about 20 miles northwest of the Strip. 702.658.1400.
PRIMM VALLEY GOLF CLUB—
For the greatest golf getaway in the game, there’s only one place to play: Primm Valley Golf Club. Here the natural beauty of the land and ultimate challenge of the game come together to create one of the finest golf experiences in the world. Designed by renowned golf architect Tom Fazio, Primm Valley Golf Club features two award-winning courses totaling over 13,000 yards, the Lakes Course and the Desert Course. Fazio has created a lush green, golfers paradise in the middle of the desert with distant mountains. 1 Yates Wells Rd., 702.679.5509.
SHADOW CREEK GOLF COURSE—
This course exclusively for the guests of MGM Resorts was designed by Tom Fazio. Creeks and waterfalls are framed by the mountains, providing dramatic settings for the holes such as #17, where golfers play down from one of several tees perched on top of a ridge to a green surrounded by rocks and water. 3 Shadow Creek Drive, North Las Vegas, 866.260.0069.
SPANISH TRAIL COUNTRY CLUB—
With lush golf conditions and panoramic scenery, this 27-hole, Robert Trent Jones Jr.-designed course offers an experience unlike any other in Las Vegas. The Sunrise Course features large undulating greens with rolling fairways, ending with a signature 9th-hole waterfall, located next to the clubhouse. The Lakes Course is appropriately named as water comes into play on six of the nine holes with forced carried-over water on several holes. The Canyon Course is the longest and most challenging course at Spanish Trail Country Club, measuring 3,576 yards from the championship tees. 5050 Spanish Trail Lane, 702.364.5050.
TPC LAS VEGAS—
Located in the foothills of the scenic Red Rock National Conservation Area, minutes from the famous Las Vegas Strip, TPC Las Vegas is the only public PGA Tour Facility in Las Vegas. 9851 Canyon Run Drive, 702.256.2500.
WILDHORSE GOLF CLUB—
This 18-hole golf course features lush fairways set amid stunning desert beauty with eight shimmering water hazards. golfwildhorse.com. 2100 W. Warm Springs Rd., Henderson, 702.434.9000.
WYNN LAS VEGAS GOLF—
This 18-hole golf course was designed by Tom Fazio and Steve Wynn. The par 70 course features contoured fairways dotted with 50-year-old trees; multiple streams and water features flow throughout. Wynn, 702.770.4653.