Improved Silverstone Golf Club emerging as rising star in Las Vegas

Released on = May 20, 2007, 10:43 am

Press Release Author = GolfPublisher Syndications

Industry = Media

Press Release Summary = Improvements raise Silverstone\'s Vegas golf profile. Course
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Press Release Body = LAS VEGAS (May 18, 2007) - There are some Las Vegas golf
courses whose names just roll off your tongue. Others are well-known to dedicated
golfers who\'ll take the fairways over the poker table every time.

And then there\'s Silverstone Golf Club.

This 28-hole facility - yes, 28 - is only 20 minutes from the Strip, but it might as
well be in the Witness Protection Program in Iowa as far as many tourists on a Las
Vegas vacation are concerned.

Silverstone is called - when it\'s called anything at all - \"a local\'s course,\" but
that could be changing. The club is undergoing the kind of revamp that could make it
a major player in the Las Vegas golf scene.

The first thing you notice when you visit Silverstone is how it\'s striving to be a
better golf course. A new management team is trying to change the way people think
of Silverstone, and the quest isn\'t based on catchy marketing slogans. It\'s all
about the course.

Silverstone\'s desert-dirt waste areas are being replaced with striking reddish clay
that completely changes the look of the course. Seven of the holes were completed at
the time of this play, and the visual difference is striking. The entire course is
supposed to be done by September.

\"I don\'t know exactly what it\'s called,\" new Silverstone Director of Golf Ross
McCullough said of the red sand. \"But I know you\'d rather look at it than hit out of

That\'s for sure. Though it is fun to send some of the stuff flying on a well-hit
recovery shot.

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May 18, 2007
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