Las Vegas Itinerary

By Lauren ThompsonFebruary 16, 2011, 12:52 pm

Day 1

Wynn Golf Course and Country Club

Wynn

Wynn Las Vegas was designed to be explored and discovered. The luxury resort features 2,716 rooms and suites, signature restaurants, retail boutiques, a full-service spa and salon, exciting entertainment and the only golf course on the Strip. Book a Tee Time or Vacation Package

18 holes | Public | Par:  70 | Length: 7,042 yards | Designed by Tom Fazio and Steve Wynn | Green Fees:  Starting at $500

3131 Las Vegas Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV 89109
(877) 321-9966     

 

The Neon Museum Las Vegas

Neon

Each of the more than 150 signs in the collection at The Neon Museum tells a unique story about the development of Las Vegas, its rich history and various trends in design and technology from the 1930’s to the present day.  The Neon Museum offers tours Tuesday through Friday, twice daily at 12 pm and 2 pm and 9:30 am and 11 am on Saturday.  Minimum donation per tour is $15.  Schedule a Tour

(702) 387-6366 


LE REVE, Wynn Las Vegas

Le Reve

Le Reve, presented exclusively at Wynn Las Vegas, offers breathtaking performances in an intimate aqua theater-in the round.  The show features aerial acrobatics, provocative choreography and artistic athleticism.  Live music and elaborate special effects immerse the audience into a world of fantasy, adventure and intrigue.  Purchase Tickets

3131 Las Vegas Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV 89109
(888) 320-7110    

 

Day 2

Bali Hai

Bali Hai

There is only one course in the world which is right next to a street as famous as the Las Vegas Strip, the Bali Hai Golf Club. This 7,002-yard Schmidt/Curley design offers a tropical paradise with views of the Strip from greens and tees. Celebrities and high rollers avail themselves of the convenience and great experience, you Can too!  Book a Tee Time

18  holes | Public | Par:  72 | Length: 7,002 yards | Green Fees:  Starting at $200

5150 South Las Vegas Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV 89119
(702) 597-2400


Hash House a Go Go

Hash House

Hash House a Go Go keeps the fun in food while pulling from the experiences of farm fresh agriculture, live stock, and old recipes with a twist for over 10 years!

3535 Las Vegas Blvd. S. or 6800 West Sahara Ave.
Las Vegas, NV 89146
(702) 804-4646


Royal Links

Royal Links

Get a taste of 11 different British Open rotation courses and forget about the long flight across the pond and trekking all over the British Isles. Here on one course, less than 9 miles from the heart of the Strip, you can experience the best 18 holes of the Open rotation courses.  Book a Tee Time

18 holes | Public | Par:  72 | Length: 7,029 yards | Designed by Perry Dye | Green Fees:  Starting at $100

5995 Vegas Valley Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV 89122
(888) 427-6678


Hoover Dam
Hoover

The Bureau of Reclamation has conducted tours through the Hoover Dam and powerplant since 1937. Today, close to 1,000,000 visitors a year take the tour and millions more drive across the dam - located just 30 miles southeast of Las Vegas, on the Nevada-Arizona border.   Tours starting at $30.

Book a Tour


Fountains of Bellagio

Bellagio

A refreshing addition to your entertainment options, take in a complimentary Las Vegas show of water, music and light thoughtfully interwoven to mesmerize its admirers. 

Show Times:  Monday – Friday, every half hour 3 pm to 8 pm and every 15 minutes 8 pm to 12 am.  Saturday – Sunday and Holidays, every half hour 12 pm to 8 pm and every 15 minutes 8 pm to 12 am.


Sirens of TI

Sirens of TI

Get enchanted by the beautiful Sirens of TI® as they lure a band of renegade pirates into their cove with powerful and captivating melodies. The clash between the mesmerizing temptresses and their rebel prey transforms this 17th century story into a 21st century revelry of song and dance, seduction and danger. Experience the excitement nightly in Siren’s Cove at the front entrance of Treasure Island Hotel and Casino.

Show Times:  5:30 pm, 7 pm, 8:30 pm, 10 pm, 11:30 pm (summer only)

 

Day 3

The Revere at Anthem – Lexington

Revere

The Lexington golf course at The Revere Golf Club is a 'must play' during your next Las Vegas golf trip. The 7,143-yard Lexington will push you to the max, both physically and mentally, with challenging risk/reward opportunities.  Book a Tee Time

36  holes | Public | Designed by Billy Casper and Greg Nash | Green Fees:  Starting at $100 

2600 Hampton Rd.
Henderson, NV 89052
(877) 273-8373     


TPC Las Vegas

TPC Las Vegas

Minutes from the world-famous strip and set within the nation’s largest master-planned community of Summerlin, TPC Las Vegas is a uniquely challenging and unquestionably beautiful destination—enticing Hollywood celebrities as well as PGA Tour players who have made it their number one desert golf escape.  Book a Tee Time

18 holes | Public | Par:  71 | Length: 7080 yards | Green Fees:  Starting at $119

9851 Canyon Run Drive
Las Vegas, NV 89144
(702) 256-2500    

 

Day 4

Butch Harmon School of Golf

Butch Harmon

Interact in a personal setting with world renowned golf instructor, Butch Harmon and his staff of professionals.  Harmon has worked with golf’s biggest names, like Tiger Woods, Greg Norman, Phil Mickelson and Fred Couples.  Book a 2 or 3-day golf school Today for a golf experience of a lifetime!

2651 Grand Hills Drive
Henderson, NV 89052
(888) 867-3226


Las Vegas Paiute

Paiute

Resting in the undisturbed beauty of Southern Nevada at the base of the picturesque Spring Mountains rests a golfing experience like no other. Las Vegas Paiute Golf Resort is home to three of the top championship golf courses in the state of Nevada, all conceived and designed by world-renowned architect Pete Dye. Enjoy the natural serenity and tranquility that only the resort can offer in the Las Vegas area.  Book a Tee Time

54 holes | Public | Designed by Pete Dye | Green Fees:  Starting at $89 or play all 3 courses for $119

10325 Nu Wav Kaiv Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV 89124-8411
(702) 658-1400


Sonrisa Grill at Montelago Village

Sonrisa

Experience Sonrisa Grill’s authentic South of the Border cuisine focusing on a number of innovative and healthy traditional dishes and fine seafood while enjoying the spectacular view of Lake Las Vegas water’s edge. 

30 Via Brianza #100
Henderson, NV 89011-3632
(702) 568-6870

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Berger more than ready to rebound at Travelers

By Will GrayJune 20, 2018, 9:54 pm

CROMWELL, Conn. – Daniel Berger hopes that this year he gets to be on the other end of a viral moment at the Travelers Championship.

Berger was a hard-luck runner-up last year at TPC River Highlands, a spectator as Jordan Spieth holed a bunker shot to defeat him in a playoff. It was the second straight year that the 25-year-old came up just short outside Hartford, as he carried a three-shot lead into the 2016 event before fading to a tie for fifth.

While he wasn’t lacking any motivation after last year’s close call, Berger got another dose last week at the U.S. Open when he joined Tony Finau as a surprise participant in the final group Sunday, only to shoot a 73 and drift to a T-6 finish.


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“It was one of the best experiences of my professional golf career so far. I feel like I’m going to be in such a better place next time I’m in that position, having felt those emotions and kind of gone through it,” Berger said. “There was a lot of reflection after that because I felt like I played good enough to get it done Sunday. I didn’t make as many putts as I wanted to, but I hit a lot of really good putts. And that’s really all you can do.”

Berger missed the cut earlier this month to end his quest for three straight titles in Memphis, but his otherwise consistent season has now included six top-20 finishes since January. After working his way into contention last week and still with a score to settle at TPC River Highlands, he’s eager to get back to work against another star-studded field.

“I think all these experiences you just learn from,” Berger said. “I think last week, having learned from that, I think that’s even going to make me a little better this week. So I’m excited to get going.”

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Rory tired of the near-misses, determined to close

By Will GrayJune 20, 2018, 9:46 pm

CROMWELL, Conn. – Rory McIlroy has returned to the Travelers Championship with an eye on bumping up his winning percentage.

McIlroy stormed from the back of the pack to win the Arnold Palmer Invitational in March, but that remains his lone worldwide win since the 2016 Tour Championship. It speaks to McIlroy’s considerable ability and lofty expectations that, even with a number of other high finishes this season, he is left unsatisfied.

“I feel like I’ve had five realistic chances to win this year, and I’ve been able to close out one of them. That’s a bit disappointing, I guess,” McIlroy said. “But at least I’ve given myself five chances to win golf tournaments, which is much more than I did last year.”


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The most memorable of McIlroy’s near-misses is likely the Masters, when he played alongside Patrick Reed in Sunday’s final group but struggled en route to a T-5 finish. But more frustrating in the Ulsterman’s eyes were his runner-up at the Omega Dubai Desert Classic, when he led by two shots with eight holes to go, and a second-place showing behind Francesco Molinari at the BMW PGA Championship in May.

“There’s been some good golf in there,” he said. “I feel like I let Dubai and Wentworth get away a little bit.”

He’ll have a chance to rectify that trend this week at TPC River Highlands, where he finished T-17 last year in his tournament debut and liked the course and the tournament enough to keep it on his schedule. It comes on the heels of a missed cut at the U.S. Open, when he was 10 over through 11 holes and never got on track. McIlroy views that result as more of an aberration during a season in which he has had plenty of chances to contend on the weekend.

“I didn’t necessarily play that badly last week. I feel like if I play similarly this week, I might have a good chance to win,” McIlroy said. “I think when you play in conditions like that, it magnifies parts of your game that maybe don’t stack up quite as good as the rest of your game, and it magnified a couple of things for me that I worked on over the weekend.”

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Sunday run at Shinnecock gave Reed even more confidence

By Will GrayJune 20, 2018, 9:08 pm

CROMWELL, Conn. – While many big names are just coming around to the notion that the Travelers Championship is worth adding to the schedule, Patrick Reed has been making TPC River Highlands one of his favorite haunts for years.

Reed will make his seventh straight appearance outside Hartford, where he tied for fifth last year and was T-11 the year before that. He is eager to get back to the grind after a stressful week at the U.S. Open, both because of his past success here and because it will offer him a chance to build on a near-miss at Shinnecock Hills.

Reed started the final round three shots off the lead, but he quickly stormed toward the top of the leaderboard and became one of Brooks Koepka’s chief threats after birdies on five of his first seven holes. Reed couldn’t maintain the momentum in the middle of the round, carding three subsequent bogeys, and ultimately tied for fourth.


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It was a bittersweet result, but Reed is focusing on the positives after taking a couple days to reflect.

“If you would have told me that I had a chance to win coming down Sunday, I would have been pleased,” Reed said. “I felt like I just made too many careless mistakes towards the end, and because of that, you’re not going to win at any major making careless mistakes, especially on Sunday.”

Reed broke through for his first major title at the Masters, and he has now finished fourth or better in three straight majors dating back to a runner-up at the PGA last summer. With another chance to add to that record next month in Scotland, he hopes to carry the energy from last week’s close call into this week’s event on a course where he feels right at home.

“It just gives me confidence, more than anything,” Reed said. “Of course I would have loved to have closed it out and win, but it was a great week all in all, and there’s a lot of stuff I can take from it moving forward. That’s how I’m looking at it.”

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Koepka back to work, looking to add to trophy collection

By Will GrayJune 20, 2018, 8:53 pm

CROMWELL, Conn. – Days after ensuring the U.S. Open trophy remained in his possession for another year, Brooks Koepka went back to work.

Koepka flew home to Florida after successfully defending his title at Shinnecock Hills, celebrating the victory Monday night with Dustin Johnson, Paulina Gretzky, swing coach Claude Harmon III and a handful of close friends. But he didn’t fully unwind because of a decision to honor his commitment to the Travelers Championship, becoming the first player to tee it up the week after a U.S. Open win since Justin Rose in 2013.

Koepka withdrew from the Travelers pro-am, but he flew north to Connecticut on Wednesday and arrived to TPC River Highlands around 3 p.m., quickly heading to the driving range to get in a light practice session.

“It still hasn’t sunk in, to be honest with you,” Koepka said. “I’m still focused on this week. It was just like, ‘All right, if I can get through this week, then I’m going to be hanging with my buddies next week.’ I know then maybe it’ll sink in, and I’ll get to reflect on it a little bit more.”


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Koepka’s plans next week with friends in Boston meant this week’s event outside Hartford made logistical sense. But he was also motivated to play this week because, plainly, he hasn’t had that many playing opportunities this year after missing nearly four months with a wrist injury.

“I’ve had so many months at home being on the couch. I don’t need to spend any more time on the couch,” Koepka said. “As far as skipping, it never crossed my mind.”

Koepka’s legacy was undoubtedly bolstered by his win at Shinnecock, as he became the first player in nearly 30 years to successfully defend a U.S. Open title. But he has only one other PGA Tour win to his credit, that being the 2015 Waste Management Phoenix Open, and his goal for the rest of the season is to make 2018 his first year with multiple trophies on the mantle.

“If you’re out here for more than probably 15 events, it gives you a little better chance to win a couple times. Being on the sidelines isn’t fun,” Koepka said. “Keep doing what we’re doing and just try to win multiple times every year. I feel like I have the talent. I just never did it for whatever reason. Always felt like we ran into a buzzsaw. So just keep plugging away.”