Longest-running professional golf tournament in Nevada offers $140,000 prize purse
Mesquite, Nevada (Aug. 7, 2018) — Mesquite, Nev., a golf mecca located 80 miles north of Las Vegas, will once again host Nevada’s longest-running professional golf tournament, theNevada Open. This year, the 54-hole event will take place from Nov. 6 – 8, and will be played on Mesquite Gaming’s most prestigious courses, the CasaBlanca Golf Club and Palms Golf Club. Registration for one of the most respected and anticipated golf tournaments in Nevada is now open, and interested professionals and amateurs may visit casablancaresort.com for information and reservations.
Mesquite Gaming and sponsor, Mesquite Resort Association, are excited to announce this year’s tournament features a $140,000 prize purse. Additionally, prizes will be awarded for the Pro-Am and amateur competitions.
“Mesquite Gaming is proud to once again host an amazing tournament with more than four decades of history,” said Christian Adderson, tournament director for Mesquite Gaming. “At $140,000, the purse is lucrative and we’re looking forward to seeing the top professional golfers from around the country come and enjoy all our resort destination has to offer.”
The entry fee for non-affiliated professionals is $725. The fee for PGA of America golf professionals is $500, while Southern Nevada PGA of America professionals are offered a rate of $450. Amateurs are welcome to compete for an entry fee of $350, and players can submit an application at casablancaresort.com. The tournament committee will review all amateur applications and those who solidify a spot in the field will be contacted personally. All entry fees include accommodations for three nights at CasaBlanca Resort. The event is free to all spectators.
Back for the third year is a special Pro-Am scheduled for Monday, Nov. 5 at The Palms Golf Club. The Pro-Am will feature a special prize purse for professionals and amateur golfers. Professionals can bring their own amateur team or Nevada Open officials will pair interested professionals with a team of three amateurs. Registration for the Pro-Am is also now open.
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