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Paiute Golf Resort

Paiute Golf Resort – Wolf Course in Las Vegas, NV

Pat, CJ, Mike, Greg, Brendan and Me

The Stats

Tee Time: October 27, 1:57, 75 F, Calm

Designer: Pete Dye, 2001

Playing Partners: Mike Harvey, Brendan Noonan, CJ Phelan, Greg Ryan, Pat Spomer

Tees: Yellow, Par 72 (70.7 rating/126 slope/6,483 yards)

Course Handicap: 13 (11.7 index)

Stats: 88 (44-44); 37 putts; 8/14 fairways; 8/18 greens; 0 penalty strokes

The Course

A thirty minute drive north from the glitz and glamour, the neon lights and ringing slot machines, and the fishnet stockings and sleeve tattoos of Las Vegas places you at Paiute Golf Resort. Close enough to be a stop on any Vegas trip and a welcome change from the atmosphere of the Strip. After pulling up to the bag drop (where some may be later than others if they got caught speeding…), just stand up and take a deep breath of fresh air to let your lungs filter out all the Marlboros you inhaled walking out of the casino. Wander around the massive pro shop and enjoy the sheer luxury Paiute has to offer. From then on it’s all business. Get the clubs on the cart and head off to whichever range is closest (they have 2). I suggest dialing in the short irons before getting a feel for the speed of the greens, because those are the areas that will be taxed most. Continue reading Paiute Golf Resort