Monday, November 6, 2017

Nevada Open Tees off Next Week in Mesquite

Full lineup of competitors to vie for $140,000 prize purse Nov. 7-9

(Mesquite, Nev.) – Beginning next week, Mesquite Gaming – owner of the Casablanca Resort and Virgin River Hotel, will once again host the Nevada Open, Nov. 7-9 at CasaBlanca Golf Club and Palms Golf Club. The three-day event features some of the top up-and-coming golf professionals from around the world competing for a $140,000 prize purse. Additional prizes will be awarded for the pro-am and amateur competitions. The event is free to all spectators.

“The courses are pristine, the weather is beautiful, and we are ready for this year’s Nevada Open in Mesquite,” said Christian Adderson, tournament director for Mesquite Gaming. “This event is always highly-anticipated and it’s exciting to see a full lineup of talented golfers, many of whom are likely to end up on the and PGA Tours.”

The Nevada Open begins Tuesday, Nov. 7 and runs through Thursday, Nov. 9. The 54-hole event allows competitors to play one round on each of the scenic and award-winning courses. The CasaBlanca Golf Club, designed by Cal Olson, is an 18-hole 7,011-yard championship course. The Palms Golf Club features elevation changes along the Virgin River wetlands and a special par-five hole with a 114-foot drop to the fairway.

Back for the second year is a special pro-am scheduled for Monday, Nov. 6 at CasaBlanca Golf Club. Proceeds from the pro-am will benefit Mesquite Junior Golf. The pro-am will feature community and business leaders from southern Nevada and southern Utah paired with golf pros in a fun shamble format.

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