Golfing holidays in Nevada
Commonly known as the ‘Entertainment Capital of the World’, Las Vegas is a city where time is of no significance, where the shows, bars, restaurants, and most importantly the gaming tables, never sleep. The 4 miles stretch of the Las Vegas Boulevard, dubbed the Strip, is lined with the most extravagant and ostentatious casinos and hotels anywhere in the world.
Names like the Bellagio, Caesar’s Palace, the MGM Grand, and Mandalay Bay are but a few of the glitzy establishments where the high rollers rub shoulders with the average Joe, all hoping to strike it rich. While gambling is obviously an integral part of the Vegas experience, there is much more to America’s fastest-growing city – fantastic entertainment, live shows and outstanding restaurants certainly attract those who don’t fancy a flutter, while around the town’s fringes are some amazing golf courses.
As you might expect from Vegas, the courses are not exactly orthodox – some are as wacky as the casinos on the Strip, but there are some serious championship tracks that will make for a fabulous golf holiday. Choose a base around the Strip, like the monument to excess that is the Wynn Las Vegas, or suburban resorts such as the JW Marriott or Loews, which allow you to escape the madness should you want to, at least for a short while…