Find a golf buddy and head to Las Vegas Paiute Golf Resort for the ESPN National Golf Challenge
LAS VEGAS - If two is better than one, you might want to try to your luck in the 2010 ESPN National Golf Challenge.
The Snow Mountain Course at Las Vegas Paiute Golf Resort will stage a qualifier for the national event – billed as the search for America's best twosome - on April 30. The 36-hole finals also takes place at Paiute on Oct. 21 to 23. The resort has hosted the finals since 2007.
The original Dye-designed championship golf courses at Las Vegas Paiute Golf Resort, Snow Mountain ranks as the most popular layout of three courses there. This 7,164-yard, par-72 golf course features wide, ryegrass fairways and seven holes with water. A traditional Dye layout, Snow Mountain also includes excellent par 3s and a terrific finishing stretch.
Teams that advance to the finals receive an opportunity to play practice rounds at a reduced rate. Treasure Island will serve as the official hotel during the finals.
The ESPN National Golf Challenge, sponsored by Callaway, is a two-player, better-ball competition with three divisions - gross, net and seniors (age 55-plus). Competitors must have a valid USGA handicap, with a maximum adjusted figure of 24.
Cost for the qualifier is $99 for Paiute Advantage Club Card members and $119 for the general public. The fee includes green fees and cart, a dozen Callaway golf balls and a one-year subscription to Golf Magazine.
For an additional $49, you can partner with each member of your foursome, which essentially triples your chance of winning.
Teams that advance will pay an additional $358 for the regional tournament.
April 2, 2010