Mesquite, Nevada is proud to present the 2018 Nevada Open Golf Championship November 6–8, 2017 at the Palms and CasaBlanca golf courses. With over 40 years of championship history, the Nevada Open is one of the most respected and anticipated golf tournaments in Nevada.
The Nevada Open is a 54 hole event with a cut after 36 holes. Each player will play one round at the Palms and CasaBlanca Golf Clubs before the 36 hole cut. The cut will take place at 30% of the field plus ties. Prize purse of $140,000 is based on a full field of 244 players. The championship round will take place at the CasaBlanca Golf Club on Thursday November 8, 2018. In the event of a tie for the overall Championship there will be a sudden death playoff to determine the overall winner.
Practice rounds are available on a limited basis. It is the players’ responsibility to secure their own tee times. The practice round green fees is NOT INCLUDED in the entry fee. Please call the course directly to make your practice round tee time.
Mesquite, Nevada enjoys ideal golf weather in the month of November. The warm desert climate provides over 300 days of sunshine a year. November temperatures can range between 67 degree mid-day highs and 37 degree night time lows.
Spectators are highly encouraged to follow players as a gallery during the Nevada Open Championship. Individuals assume all risks incidental to a spectator at these events and release the Nevada Open and Tournament Committees from any and all liabilities.
PLEASE NOTE: Rule 8-1 in the Rules of Golf states that a player may receive advice only from his or her partner or caddie. The penalty for giving advice is two strokes in stroke play. The player is responsible for following this rule.
During play, minimal contact is permitted between spectators and players (or their caddies). Spectators must walk and are asked to stay on the cart paths when possible.
Spectators with Disabilities: Spectators requiring motorized transportation due to severe physical disabilities must notify the Nevada Open prior to the Championship and receive permission to rent a cart from the Tournament Director. Spectators that are granted use of a cart must pay the cart fee to the host site and a Handicap Flag will be placed on the cart to notify all officials that the cart use has been approved (all carts must remain cart path only).
Caddies are allowed; however, the Nevada Open Committee is not responsible for furnishing caddies and recommends that players bring their own. Players are not required to employ a caddie for the Championship and may carry their own bag.
Carts for Nevada Open: Players may ride during the Open—the daily cart fee for the player is included in the entry fee. Players may walk and carry their own clubs; however, partial refunds are NOT awarded to players electing to walk. Caddies must walk during competition. (NOTE: Spectators are NOT permitted to ride with players.)
If written cancellation is received before October 19th, 2018 a full refund will be given minus a $20 processing fee. If a cancellation is received October 20th to November 1, 2018 you will receive a refund less $100 processing fee. No refunds, regardless of circumstance, will be provided November 2nd, 2018 or after. All cancellations and refund requests must be submitted in writing. Please allow 30 days to process requests.
If a player must withdraw from the Nevada Open once it has begun, he or she should notify the Nevada Open Committee or tournament site as soon as possible with the reason for the withdrawal. “No-Carding,” “No-Showing,” and withdrawing from an event without a valid excuse is NOT acceptable. All players needing to withdraw from an event must notify a member of the Committee and return their scorecard prior to leaving the tournament site. Failure to do so will result in a one-year suspension and loss of any future exemptions from any Nevada Open Events.
Will be taken into the event by application. Please fill out the online application for Amateur’s and you will be contacted if you are in the field. Only a limited amount of amateurs will be taken into the event. Amateurs may not have a handicap over 4 to compete in the Nevada Open. If accepted into the Nevada Open the Amateur fee will be $350. If you have any questions about Amateurs golfers participating in the event feel free to e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call
Contestants are expected to (1) know and play by the Rules of Golf, (2) conduct themselves at all times in a sportsmanlike manner, (3) respect the golf course and the rights of other contestants, (4) fulfill their playing obligations and (5) know and abide by the Nevada Open Pace of Play Policy. If the Committee considers that a player is guilty of a serious breach of etiquette, including but not limited to unsportsmanlike conduct (cheating, damaging the golf course, defacing club property, using loud obscene language, throwing clubs, etc.), it may impose a penalty of DISQUALIFICATION and possible suspension from future play in the Nevada Open. Any disciplinary actions imposed on a contestant by the Nevada Open may be formally communicated to a representative of the contestant’s club and/or to any other allied golf association that the Nevada Open deems appropriate.
Practice Range Balls will be provided to all contestants as part of the players entry fee before the tournament rounds of golf. All practice round balls utilized after the tournament round the player will be responsible to pay the pro shop the listed price for practice range balls.
At The Nevada Open, players shall present themselves with a neat and clean appearance. Under no circumstances shall shorts or denim pants be worn by competitors. Khakis or slacks and collared shirts must be worn by all players. Hats must be worn straight (not backwards). Failure to do so may lead to disqualification.
Tournament Schedule of Events
Monday, November 5th – Tournament Registration
9am- Nevada Open Pro-Am- Prize purse for Pro- Bring your own team- or let us know you would be willing to play.
3pm-7pm Tournament Registration at the CasaBlanca Resort by Cups Coffee (Final course rotations will be given at tournament registration)
4:00pm Check-In CasaBlanca Resort
Practice rounds for participants (it is up to the participants to book their own tee time) practice rounds are not included in entry fee
Tuesday November 6th – First Round
CasaBlanca Golf Course
Palms Golf Course
9:00 a.m. Shotgun Start – Full Field
Wednesday November 7th – Second Round
CasaBlanca Golf Course
Palms Golf Course
9:00 a.m. Shotgun Start – Full Field
Thursday November 8th – Final Round
CasaBlanca Golf Club – Championship field
Cut based on 30% of field plus ties- Prize purse based on full field of 224 players.
9:00 a.m. Shotgun Start
Registration for the 2017 Nevada Open Pro Am is full. Please contact email@example.com with any questions.
2017 Nevada Open Pro-Am
Monday November 6th Palms Golf Club 10am Shotgun
Format and Rules
50% of the Amateur handicap will be utilized based on the October 1, 2017 GHIN Handicap update.
All ties will be broken by a scorecard playoff, beginning on # 1 handicap hold.
In an effort to speed up play, please pick up your ball if your score will not help the team score.
We will play a 10am Shotgun
Local Rules are in effect and located on a separate sheet that will be supplied to the contestants prior to play.
Entry fee into the Nevada Open includes 3 nights accommodations (Monday-Wednesday) at the CasaBlanca Resort.
If you would like to book additional nights before or after the tournament please call 888-711-4653.
Our 2017 Champion is Trevor Simsby from Carlsbad, California.
Our overall 2017 low amateur was Torey Edwards from Long Beach, California. He was -7 for the tournament.