Challenging Silverstone Golf Club offers perhaps the most demanding 27 holes of golf in the Las Vegas area
Editor's Note: Silverstone Golf Club closed down in September 2015.
LAS VEGAS -- Located about 30 minutes from the famed Las Vegas Strip, the Silverstone Golf Club features three distinct nine-hole layouts.
The appropriately named Desert, Valley and Mountain nines were designed by Bob Cupp and comprise perhaps the most demanding 27 holes of golf in the area.
That's because of its length.
Four par 5s at Silverstone play more than 600 yards, including the 653-yard third on the Mountain nine -- the longest hole in Nevada. Four sets of tees range from 2,575 yards (the forward tees at the Valley nine) to 3,599 yards (the championship tees at the Mountain nine).
Instruction is available at the Bob May Golf Academy, run by PGA Tour pros Bob May and Jeff Gallagher. The academy features climate-controlled hitting bays. The club also boasts a state-of-the-art practice area, and its 34,000-square-foot clubhouse is among the best in Las Vegas.
Another unique feature at Silverstone is its 28th hole. Have to settle a wager? Tee it up on this par 3 that plays over a pond. And in Las Vegas, you'll likely have a bet to settle. But if you're looking for one sure bet in the area, tee it up at Silverstone Golf Club. Bet you have a great time.
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