The Best Amateur Golf Tournaments in Las Vegas

By Chad Buleen

Amateurs who are intent on playing in a tournament in Las Vegas can find a few tournaments from which to choose. Additionally, there are several other amateur tournaments elsewhere in Nevada.These tournaments are held in places like Boulder City, Reno and Mesquite.

Las Vegas City Amateur

The Las Vegas City Amateur is held in October each year. The tournament is open to men only and in order to be eligible for the tournament, you must have a current USGA Handicap or belong to one of the Southern Nevada Golf Association's member clubs' handicap services. The tournament takes place at the Las Vegas Golf Club, which features a 6,319-yard, par-70 course.

Las Vegas Golf Club
4300 W. Washington
Las Vegas, Nevada 89107
(702) 646-3003

Las Vegas Senior City Amateur

The Las Vegas Senior City Amateur also takes place at the Las Vegas Golf Club. Those who wish to enter the competition must show proof of a USGA Handicap Index. The tournament is held each October.

Las Vegas Golf Club
4300 W. Washington
Las Vegas, Nevada 89107
(702) 646-3003

MGAN TPC Las Vegas Amateur

The MGAN TPC Las Vegas Amateur takes place in July each year. Because the average temperature in Las Vegas in July is more than 100 degrees, golfers need to stay hydrated at this tournament. The tournament is held at the TPC of Las Vegas, which is a 7,063-yard, par-71 course. As of 2009, tour members paid $185 to enter the tournament, whereas non-tour members paid $235.

TPC of Las Vegas
9851 Canyon Run Dr.
Las Vegas, Nevada 89134
(702) 256-2500

About The Author

Chad Buleen is a Society of Professional Journalists-award winning newspaper and magazine writer and editor with more than 10 years' experience. He has been published in "Utah Spirit," "Charleston Gazette," "Idaho Falls Post Register" and numerous other publications. Buleen holds a Bachelor of Arts in communications with an emphasis in print journalism from Brigham Young University-Idaho.


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