Some of Henderson’s most pristine and elegantly designed golf courses include Rio Secco, Legacy Golf Club, Wildhorse, Desert Willow, Dragon Ridge and Tuscany, to name a few. Each one crafted to perfection by world renowned architects and professional golfers. The Rio Secco, located about 30 minutes from the Strip in Las Vegas is home to the world’s number one golf instructor Butch Harmon. Many come to golf at the Rio Secco to enjoy a pleasurable experience along side the famous T-Mates, a group of beautiful female caddies that will assist you with all your golfing needs along the course. This beautifully 1997 designed course by renowned architect Ress Jones possesses beauty and energy for a complete golfing experience in Henderson. Tiger Woods currently holds the record at this golf course with a score of 64.
One of Henderson’s most visited golf courses is The Legacy also located about 30 minutes from the Las Vegas Strip. The course designed by another acclaimed architect, Arthur Hills is an 18 holes majestic desert beauty that stretches about 7,233 yards from the professional tees along the desert hills of Nevada. The tee boxes at this course have been decorated with a glamorous touch of Las Vegas in the suits of playing cards, Diamonds, Hearts, Clubs and Spades. The course is best know for its combination of holes called the “Devil’s Challenge” which include holes 11, 12 and 13. This trio of holes is sure to have an exciting and memorable challenge waiting for all golfing competitors.
Dragon Ridge Country Club is one of Henderson’s chic hidden gems. This private course designed by Jay Morrish and David Druzisky incorporates the desert’s native attractiveness of rolling hills, natural canyons and rock formations into its design. This course is originally named after the rocky ridge that is known to local residents as “Sleeping Dragon”. This 18 hole championship course and golfer’s paradise is catching the attention of many local golfers and world players. Be on the look out for this course to soon be featured on the PGA’s tour.