9 results for author: Brian Hurlburt

SNJGA 2019 Players of the Year

Another banner season is in the books for the Southern Nevada Junior Golf Association and four worthy players earned season-ending titles of "Player of the Year." The 2020 season starts soon so be sure to play in enough events to qualify and earn one of these prestigious titles. Also, in 2020, new age divisions (9-10 and 11-12) ... More

Alumna Spotlight: BYU Sophomore Annick Haczkiewicz

It's a typical Las Vegas and Southern Nevada golf story for Brigham Young University sophomore and Southern Nevada Junior Golf Association alumna Annick Haczkiewicz. She is one of the best players in SNJGA history, a Nevada state high school champion as a senior at Palo Verde High School ... and her parents, Marek and Ursula, ... More

SNJGA Alumna Spotlight: Nicole Dutt-Roberts

If you’ve played or been around junior golf in Las Vegas, there’s no doubt you know the name Nicole Dutt-Roberts. Starting with her playing days in the 1970s as a junior, Dutt-Roberts has always been involved as a player, volunteer or coach working with juniors in the Southern Nevada Junior Golf Association. Golf has always ... More

Alumni Spotlight – Billy Harvey Comes Full Circle With SNJGA

Billy Harvey knows golf has been very good to him. He played in the spotlight for years as he teed it up through high school and college. He even took his shot at earning a chance to go pro. But all that’s in the past. Harvey, a Southern Nevada Junior Golf Association (SNJGA) and Southern Nevada Golf Association alumnus, is ... More

Boulder City Championship 2019 Champions and Results

Boulder City Municipal Golf Club and Boulder Creek Golf Club hosted the Boulder City Championship on November 10-11, 2019.  With a forty-player field, all age groups were well represented, leading to close contests in almost all the age divisions. --Paul Brown, SNJGA Tournament Director. Blake Schaper, son of Andy Schaper, ... More

Alumni Spotlight – Art, Saul Sellinger Build Success on SNJGA Experience

Art Sellinger, and his brother, Saul, were original members of the Southern Nevada Junior Golf Association. That junior golf experience helped mold their highly successful golf careers on the course and off.–By Brian Hurlburt, Las Vegas Golf Insider. Art, 54, won two national long drive titles and helped evolved the sport ... More

Southern Nevada Earns Jay Don Blake Border War Victory

For the first time in the five-year history of the Jay Don Blake Border War between teams from the Southern Nevada Junior Golf Association and the Utah Junior Golf Association the team from Southern Nevada proved victorious, 207.5-170.5 in the Ryder Cup-style team event played at Highland Falls Golf Club in Las Vegas. It was ... More

Moriyama, Smith, Goldstein Qualify for U.S. Junior Amateur

LAS VEGAS, Nev. (June 29, 2017)--Yuki Moriyama carded seven birdies during a round of 6-under-par 65 to win the boys division of the 2017 USGA Junior Amateur Qualifier held June 28, 2017 at Las Vegas National Golf Club. Sydney Smith fired a one-over-par 72 to win the girls division. Another Las Vegas resident, Morgan Goldstein, ... More

Parrish, Sherwood, Oertel Claim Crowns at Nicklaus’ Bear’s Best

Jackson Parrish, Jacob Sherwood and Rebecca Oertel bested the field and Bear’s Best Golf Club to win their respective divisions in the 2017 SNJGA Championship: Bear’s Best golf tournament played June 19-20, 2017. The tournament saw players play a challenging Jack Nicklaus designed layout and step up and meet those ... More