Las Vegas is quickly becoming one of the United States’ premier golfing hotspots. From family friendly courses to championship-caliber course, Las Vegas has found yet another niche to keep tourists flooding into the city by the millions. These are the top five golf courses in all of Las Vegas. They're luxe, private, challenging, scenic, awesome and a whole bunch of other adjectives. Enjoy!
Located just 30 minutes from the Las Vegas Strip, Paiute Golf Resort offers the serious golfer one of Las Vegas’ best golfing experiences played out on the three contrasting golf courses engineered by World Golf Hall of Fame member Pete Dye. With its restaurant’s floor-to-ceiling windows offering panoramic views of the clubs famous 18th hole amongst the looming desert mountains, Paiute Golf Resort makes for a great day away from the Strip.
Closer to home, the Revere Golf Club is just a few minutes from the Strip in the suburb of Henderson and offers the best of both worlds for those looking to tee off in the morning before making it back to the lights and action for evening drinks. Surrounded by picturesque waterfalls, lakes and fountains, the course is renowned for the uniqueness of each of its holes and its accommodating staff who are constantly on hand to make your experience one to savor.
Often named as one of the best public-access golf courses in the United States, The Royal Links Golf Club certainly lives up to its reputation. Taking its inspiration from the British Open and the early traditions of the game, golfers can immerse themselves in the rich history of their favorite sport, surrounded by memorabilia from some of the greatest moments in golf.
Originally for invitees of casino magnate Steve Wynn, Shadow Creek was built in 1989 with seclusion and privacy being key aspects of the architectural design, with trees separating every hole. Today, guests of the MGM Mirage resorts are invited to tee off on what is arguably the most exclusive golfing resort in Las Vegas.
If Zagat and Cascata’s visitors are to be believed – and why wouldn’t we believe them? – this is the best golf course in the country! Located 30 minutes outside of Las Vegas, Cascata is a par-72 course that has a stunning natural, mountainous setting. After a long day on the links, stop by its 37,000-square-foot Tuscan-style clubhouse for eats and refreshments.