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In this week's Vegas Minute -- which you can watch below and which can also be found, along with many of our signature Las Vegas commercials, on our official YouTube channel -- Mirage headliner Terry Fator isn't just giving lip service to his revamped show. Also, don't miss The Strokes at the Cosmopolitan and it's a great time for sports fans, too. Go golfing at any of Vegas' championship courses and catch Big League Weekend along with all of the action of college basketball's championship tournament in Las Vegas' luxurious sportsbooks. Plan your trip at LasVegas.com. Vegas Minute produced by Vegas.com.
Whether you like championship golf, professional boxing, the best pro skaters and BMX riders or the world's top bull riders, Las Vegas has something for the sports fan in you.
Start with this weekend's Dew Tour Championships featuring a performance by N.E.R.D. The event takes place at The Joint at the Hard Rock Hotel and features the best skate, BMX, and freestyle motorcross riders.
On Saturday night, enjoy a great night of boxing with Battle in the Backyard at the Silverton. It's an action packed night featuring some of the sport's top young talent.
The PGA Tour comes to Las Vegas Oct. 21-24 for the Justin Timberlake Shriners Hospitals for Children Open at the TPC Summerlin. See some of the world's best golfers, and then play a few rounds yourself at any of Las Vegas' more than 60 championship courses. Play original courses designed by great players and architects like Jack Nicklaus, Raymond Floyd, Tom Weiskopf and Arnold Palmer.
You can also enjoy some cowboy culture as the best bull riders in the world compete Oct. 20-24 in the PBR World Finals at the Thomas and Mack Center.
Las Vegas is home for great sports! For more, see LasVegas.com.
Historic Pebble Beach is the location for the 2010 US Open Golf tournament, but who wants to watch golf on TV when you can be playing the top courses in the country ?? in Vegas! With summer arriving June 21, the days are the longest all year round and that makes for more birdies, eagles ?? and a few three putts.
Lake Las Vegas is home to the spectacular Jack Nicklaus-designed South Shore Golf Club. Nestled along the shores of Lake Las Vegas, the course stretches around exclusive homes and features guarded-bunker greens that force you to play your long-iron game. Relax afterwards in the comfort of deluxe accommodation at the Aston Montelago Village Resort or Loews Lake Las Vegas Resort then stroll the village for shopping and a bite to eat.
If you're craving a bit of East Coast scenery, head to North Las Vegas for a dose of Evergreen wilderness. Originally built by Steve Wynn, the MGM operated Tom-Fazio designed Shadow Creek is a legend. The exclusive course offers 18 serene, perfectly manicured holes, which require your A-game for every hole. Your game may not be under par, but the scenery is an ace by all standards!
Looking for a dramatic course with a little fun? The Rio Secco Course, operated by Harrah's Entertainment, is a top-100 golf course and is home to the Butch Harmon School of Golf. Who needs lessons though when you have a personal caddie! T-Mates is a popular program offered here that pairs your foursome with a beautiful ?? and expert -- caddie who assists in all parts of your game. Only in Vegas!
Experience the best of the best in Vegas. Royal Links Golf Club links-style golf course was created to honor the rich tradition and history of the game of golf. This Links-style course faithfully recreates holes inspired by the British Open rotation golf courses such as "The Road Hole" and "Hell Bunker" from the old course at St. Andrews and "The Postage Stamp" from Royal Troon.
From desert canyons to South Pacific palms, there is a terrain that suits your game, and a course made just for you. Check out the entire list of championship courses in Vegas, then book your vacation directly through our website. With so many Special Offers, you might just end up booking a return visit too!