Golf Summerlin: Wallet-Friendly Las Vegas Golf

Golf Summerlin, just northeast of Las Vegas, is a highlight for the recreational golfer heading to the bright lights and night-life of one of the country’s most exciting cities. Save your money for the Strip and tee it up with GolfSummerlin.com.

Just off I-15 and near the home of the PGA Tour’s Shriners Hospitals for Children Open you’ll find three golf courses designed by Billy Casper/Greg Nash and managed by Golf Summerlin. The Highland Falls, Palm Valley and Eagle Crest courses are well conditioned and an enjoyable test of golf.

Golf Summerlin with the Vegas Strip in the background
Highland Falls

You will enjoy the private club-like atmosphere at Highland Falls and Palm Valley without the sticker shock. Highland Falls tends to be the favorite for most out-of-towners due to spectacular conditions, elevation changes and the views of the Las Vegas Strip. Palm Valley is a more traditional layout, flatter but longer, with strategically-placed bunkers and outstanding conditions.  Eagle Crest, an 18-hole executive course, has become a favorite for many locals in the Las Vegas area due to quick rounds and playability, and draws players looking to finish a round in two-and-half hours. Players are often surprised by the unbelievable views of the entire city and the fact that it can play as difficult as any course in town if you choose to play it from the tips.

The manicured conditions and club-like atmosphere of these courses are at odds with the pricing, especially when considering other higher-end, sexier courses in the area; advantage goes to the visiting Golf Summerlin guest. Next time you’re heading to Las Vegas Boulevard, consider adding this trifecta of Vegas golf. Yes, Las Vegas is built on fast-paced, neon-encrusted fun, including some of its sexy golf courses, but if you’re looking for wallet-friendly, enjoyable golf, please visit www.golfsummerlin.com.

Highland Falls

Par 72 • 6,512 yards • 70.1 rating/119 slope

Awarded the coveted “Best of Las Vegas” by the Review Journal, Highland Falls offers elevation changes, well-designed fairway bunkering and protected greens. Challenging from any tee box, this championship course also has one of the highest view points of the Las Vegas valley.

Palm Valley

Palm Valley, No. 8

Par 72 • 6,824 yards • 71.7 rating/123 slope

A stunning layout of rolling fairways with spectacular mountain views, Palm Valley offers an exciting test of golf with manicured fairways and greens. Strategically placed bunkers guard large mildly undulating greens.

Eagle Crest

Eagle Crest

Par 60 • 4,067 yards • 60.6 rating/95 slope

An 18-hole executive course that packs a punch, Eagle Crest is popular with residents and guests alike and offers plenty of variety off the tee and will test every club in your bag. If you are looking for a quick round that will test your game, play Eagle Crest Golf Course.

Enjoy Fresh Air and Spectacular Views with Golf Summerlin courses; three well-conditioned, diverse and exciting courses, including two championship designs and an executive course. Together, this trifecta of Vegas golf offers a broad variety of experiences for players of all skill levels and offers golfers some of the most remarkable views of Las Vegas. www.golfsummerlin.com • 800.803.0758


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