40+ million people visit Las Vegas every year. While many visitors are attracted to the hotels and casinos on The Strip, it is the Las Vegas’ 60+ golf courses that encourages many visitors to carry their golf bags with them on the journey. Here are the main reasons why playing 18 (or more) holes at a Las Vegas golf club can be as exciting as anything else the city has to offer.
- Vegas is easy to get to
Las Vegas is easily accessible. Around 42% of people arrive at the airport and 58% drive in from another state. A Las Vegas golf club is a short trip by plane or car from almost anywhere in the US. Vegas is a hot spot all year long. You need to book early! Occupancy fills up quickly.
- Golfing in Las Vegas
There is a wonderful variety of golf in Las Vegas. There are public courses, private courses and award winning courses that rank high among those in the US. You can play links style courses and mountain courses; simple courses and incredibly challenging courses. Despite having the lowest rainfall and being the driest large city in the US, golfing in Las Vegas is anything but dry. Awesome greens keepers have mastered the art of maintaining the quality of the courses and managing water supplies with diligence. You will be impressed with the beauty of Las Vegas greens. You may even forget you are in the desert!
- Golf by day, Casinos by night
Las Vegas mixes gambling on the fairways with action in the casinos. Many golfers are attracted to Las Vegas because they can play breathtaking courses during the day and also take in award winning shows by night. Las Vegas provides entertainment and shows with many of the world’s leading artists. After a day of high stakes golf, try your luck at one of many casinos in the heart of Las Vegas.
- The best time to golf in Vegas
While many states become too cold or wet to play golf during several months of the year, golfing in Las Vegas can be enjoyed all year around. The best time to golf in Vegas is during the spring and fall, when the courses are playable at between 65-86 degrees, with clear skies. The course will be less busy during summer because of the extreme temperature. Watch for great deals during the summer months to encourage players for that season. The best time to play is June. You’ll pay lower summer rates before the high summer heat arrives.
Las Vegas provides quality and variety when it comes to golf courses. From casual to experienced golfers, there is something for everyone. Vegas is easily accessible and offers great shows, hotels and casinos to add to your overall vacation experience. If you are traveling to Las Vegas for business, pleasure, or both, don’t forget your clubs!