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OB Sports Launches The 2014 Las Vegas Golf Card
Published on Thu, Aug 1, 2013 (2:15 p.m.)LAS VEGAS, Nevada – Featuring reduced green fees as well as a host of other perks, the 2014 OB Sports Golf Card – Las Vegas is now on sale. Clark County residents may purchase it at participating golf clubs during August ’13 for $99 and after August for $149 ($249 for those residing outside of Clark County). This annual fee allows cardholders and their three accompanied guests (per day) to save on green fees at eight golf courses located at seven different golf facilities: Angel Park Golf Club’s Palm and Mountain Courses (green fees ranging from $35-$55); Painted Desert Golf Club ($35-$49); Stallion Mountain Golf Club ($35-$55); Coyote Springs Golf Club ($39-$62); Las Vegas Golf Club ($25-$35); Durango Hills Golf Club ($14-$29) and The Legacy Golf Club ($35-$55). Golfers who purchase the 2014 OB Sports Golf Card – Las Vegas during August will enjoy these special rates, along with the other benefits, for a total of 17 months, August 2013 through December 2014.
“Although we certainly created this program to succeed, we didn’t anticipate the popularity it now enjoys,” said Phil Green, Chief Operating Officer of OB Sports Golf Management. “Avid golfers want to play as much as they can for a reasonable rate. Plus, they also want to enjoy all the lifestyle-type pursuits the naturally spin off of the game. The OB Sport Golf Card allows them to do both.”
As in past years, one lucky cardholder will drive away in a new Toyota Camry, courtesy of Desert Toyota of Las Vegas. The names of 40 cardholders will be drawn over a five-month period. Then, in January 2014, all 40 finalists will gather at Angel Park Golf Club for a putting contest with prizes that include a two-year lease on a new Toyota Camry LE, choice of Richard Petty Racing Experience and a year’s supply of personalized Titleist golf balls. See golf shop for official rules.
2014 Vegas Golf Card Benefits Include:
• Unlimited rounds of golf at the card member rate for the member and up to three accompanied guests per visit!
• Complimentary Round at your home course on your birthday (valid on birthday only, must show ID)*
• Ten complimentary driving range passes at home course (Retail Value $50)*
• Complimentary tee gift: Logo Golf Cap (Retail Value $25)*
• Five complimentary “Angel Park Putting Course” Rounds*
• 20% discount on golf apparel; 15% discount on golf clubs and accessory items (excludes sale items)*
• Two Complimentary “Home” Golf Tournaments at your Home Course (July & December 2013. Dates TBD - limited availability)*
• Two Complimentary “Away” Golf Tournaments (July & December 2014. Limited availability)*
• Chance to qualify for 2014 OB Sports National Team Championship*
• Opportunity to apply for one of three $500 OB Sports Scholarships - for eligible college bound dependent (see Director of Golf for details)*
• Automatic enrollment in Bonus Points rewards program - earn points for dollars spent on individual green fee purchases! Visit obsports.com/bonus for details. Playing golf anywhere else is POINTLESS!*
• Traveling rates to play partner OB Sports courses at preferred rates including: Eagle Mountain, Raven GC - Phx, Longbow, Palm Valley and Talking Rock in Arizona; Tijeras Creek and Monarch Beach in Southern California; Langdon Farms, Tetherow, Centennial and Quail Point in Oregon; and MORE! Visit www.obsports.com/travel for details.
* Coyote Springs Golf Club is an affiliate course participating in the 2014 OB Sports Golf Card program, but is not managed by OB Sports. Coyote Springs Golf Club honors the OB Sports Card rates to current card members. All other benefits are honored only at applicable OB Sports-managed courses. Call for details.
OB Sports Golf Cards may be purchased at each of the participating Las Vegas-area facilities or on each clubs official website. For additional details on the 2014 OB Sports Golf Card, visit www.obsportsgolfcard.com.
SAMPLE GOLF SAVINGS BASED ON 20 ROUNDS PLAYED AT REGULAR IN-SEASON RESORT RATES
20 rounds played at $98 off per round $1,960
20 guest rounds at $98 off per round $1,960
5 complimentary putting course rounds $35
Complimentary range passes $40
4 Complimentary tournaments $188
Golf cap $25
2 Complimentary rounds on Cloud Nine $40
POTENTIAL SAVINGS $4,248
Angel Park Golf Club
Angel Park Golf Club is a 36-hole facility located in the Summerlin area of Las Vegas. Its Mountain Course and Palm Course were both designed by Arnold Palmer. The club also has a 12-hole Cloud Nine Short Course, the World’s Original natural grass putting course and an expansive practice tee – all of which are lighted for evening enjoyment. For more information about Angel Park Golf Club, visit www.angelpark.com or call (702) 254-4653. Become a fan on Facebook at www.facebook.com/angelparkgolf or follow Angel Park on Twitter at www.twitter.com/angelparkgolf.
The Legacy Golf Club
The Legacy Golf Club, a true test of golf at 7,233 yards from the back tees, is conveniently located 10 minutes from McCarran International Airport. The 10th hole may be the most recognizable in Las Vegas with tee boxes in the shape of a spade, club, diamond and heart. The rest of the course is memorable as well, especially the “Devil’s triangle,” holes 11, 12 and 13 that are crisscrossed with desert canyons and lava outcroppings. In fact, the 13th hole recently received honorable mention as “The Best Par-4 in Las Vegas” by VegasGolfer magazine in its annual poll of readers and staffers. For tee times or more information about The Legacy Golf Club call 702.897.2187 or visit www.thelegacygc.com. Become a fan on Facebook at www.facebook.com/thelegacyvegas or follow The Legacy on Twitter at www.twitter.com/thelegacygolf.
Stallion Mountain Golf Club
Just seven miles from the Las Vegas Strip, Stallion Mountain Golf Club boasts a 7,351-yard layout designed former PGA Tour professional, Jim Colbert, and golf course architect Jeff Brauer. Stallion Mountain Golf Club has a decorated history in the Las Vegas golf market as a host venue for Golf Channel’s Big Break II and also past host of the Frank Sinatra Celebrity Classic and the PGA Tour’s Las Vegas event (at the time known as the Las Vegas Invitational). Stallion Mountain’s luxurious 38,000-square-foot clubhouse is one of Las Vegas’ premier special event venues offering numerous locations and facilities for weddings, banquets, meetings and other special gatherings. The club’s banquet facilities include a full-service restaurant and grill as well as flexible banquet facilities that overlook the golf course and surrounding mountains. Now under new ownership, Stallion Mountain Golf Club is professionally managed by Scottsdale-based OB Sports Golf Management. For more information on Stallion Mountain Golf Club call (702) 547-6250, visit www.stallionmountaingolf.com, like Stallion Mountain on Facebook at www.facebook.com/stallionmountain or follow on Twitter at www.twitter.com/smgclasvegas.
Painted Desert Golf Club
Painted Desert Golf Club ushered in the era of desert golf in Las Vegas. This exciting 6,781 yard layout was regarded as the original desert-style layout in Las Vegas when it opened in 1987. Designed by highly acclaimed golf course architect Jay Morrish, Painted Desert Golf Club is filled with golf variety and strategy. Premiums are placed on accuracy and shot making. While the meandering fairways are often guarded on each side by desert-style landscaping, the desert is groomed and offers golfers the option for an easy escape. Painted Desert Golf Club is a former host venue for the Nevada Open and welcomes groups, tournaments and outings of all sizes. For more information on Painted Desert Golf Club call 702-645-2570 or visit www.painteddesertgc.com. Become a fan on Facebook at www.facebook.com/painteddesertgc or follow Painted Desert on Twitter at www.twitter.com/painteddesertgc.
Las Vegas Golf Club
The oldest course in Las Vegas, Clark County's Las Vegas Golf Club was established in 1938 and today serves up a combination of fun and enjoyable traditional golf. Las Vegas Golf Club is the closest golf course to Downtown Las Vegas, and is widely regarded as one of the best golf values in Las Vegas. Las Vegas Golf Club presents the quintessential player-friendly golf experience with numerous mature cottonwood and pine trees accenting wide and inviting fairways. The facility boasts an expansive clubhouse, flexible banquet space, a cozy restaurant and lounge and complete practice facility. For more information on Las Vegas Golf Club, call 702-646-3003 or visit www.lasvegasgc.com. Become a fan on Facebook at www.facebook.com/lasvegasgolfclub or follow Las Vegas Golf Club on Twitter at www.twitter.com/LasVegasGC.
Durango Hills Golf Club
Durango Hills Golf Club is a Lee Schmidt/Brian Curley designed public 18-hole par 58 golf course. It opened for play in November 2002 and has received rave reviews. The club features a full service golf shop, restaurant/bar and a staff that specializes in customer service. With undulating greens and scenic views of the Red Rock Mountains the course offers a spectacular golf experience in less than a traditional four hour round of golf. The course measures 3,777 yards from the back tees and consists of three par fours on the front nine and one par four on the back nine. This desert-style course with bunkers on every hole and four sets of tees is a challenging test of golf for everyone from the professional golfer to the novice. The Las Vegas climate lends itself to golf year round and with Durango Hills' convenient location in a Northwest residential community is has become a favorite of local golfers. For more information visit www.durangohillsgolf.com or call the golf shop at 702.229.4653.
OB Sports Golf Management
Scottsdale-based, OB Sports Golf Management is a diversified, golf-oriented company with a long history of success. OB Sports manages premier golf courses and country clubs throughout the United States. Known for its comprehensive and personalized services since 1972, OB Sports has become widely acclaimed as the leader in boutique-style golf course management. For more information about OB Sports Golf Management, visit www.obsports.com, call 480.948.1300, become a Fan of OB Sports on Facebook at www.facebook.com/obsports, or follow OB Sports on Twitter: www.twitter.com/OBSportsGolf. or view the OB Sports You Tube Channel at www.youtube.com/obsportsgolf.