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The Best Golf in Vegas

Cigar-friendly Las Vegas has no shortage of golf courses. We rank the very best that you can play
By Larry Olmsted | From Top 25 Cigars Of The Year, January/February 2020
The Best Golf in Vegas
Golf and gambling go hand in hand, and many players can’t even fathom teeing it up without a skins game or friendly bet on their match. But in 2018, two of the all-time best, superstars Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson, took this concept to new heights when they played in a high-profile mano a mano contest for $9 million—winner take all. If you are going to roll the dice for such big bucks on the fairways and greens, where better to do it than in Las Vegas? Neither player was a stranger to Sin City, and Woods—who recently tied Sam Snead for the most career wins, with 82—took home his very first PGA Tour trophy in the 1996 Las Vegas Invitational. The city has long been …
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