Best golf courses: Around Las Vegas

If you plan all-year golf escapades in Las Vegas, where the sun is out strong and it barely ever rains, we have compiled a list of the best golf courses, some located at high elevations boasting sweeping views of the valley. Las Vegas is a dynamic and vibrant city that offers something for every type of traveler. To make the most of your golfing trip, and to help in your planning, you can look up the location of the best courses in Las Vegas on our customised maps.

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Las Vegas
Palmer, Arnold

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Arnold Palmer & Ed Seay

3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
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Las Vegas
Palmer, Arnold

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Original design by Arnold Palmer & Ed Seay (1989); renovated by Bob Cupp & John Fought (1993).

3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Las Vegas
Palmer, Arnold

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An Arnold Palmer Signature Course

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
(Closed in 2016)
Las Vegas
Miller, Johnny

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(Closed in 2016)

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Las Vegas

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Johnny Miller & Chi Chi Rodriguez

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
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Las Vegas
Schmidt-Curley Design

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Las Vegas

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Schmidt-Curley Design (Lee Schmidt & Brian Curley).

5-star: Fabulous – courses don’t get much better than this.
Visitors welcome
Las Vegas
Nicklaus, Jack

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Las Vegas

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Jack Nicklaus

4-PLUS: Must play course - excellent standard; worthy of 4½ stars.
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Las Vegas
Rathert, Mark

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Las Vegas

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Mark Rathert

5-star: Fabulous – courses don’t get much better than this.
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Las Vegas
Jones, Rees

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Rees Jones

3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
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Las Vegas
Robinson, Ted Jr.

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Ted Robinson Jr.

4-PLUS: Must play course - excellent standard; worthy of 4½ stars.
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Las Vegas
Nicklaus, Jack

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A Jack Nicklaus Signature design

Unrated: Well regarded course not yet visited by the Where2Golf team.
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Las Vegas
Dye, Perry

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Perry Dye

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
(Closed in 2009)
Las Vegas
Weiskopf, Tom

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(Closed in 2009)

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Las Vegas

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Tom Weiskopf
Private: A course for members and their invited guests only.
Private club
Las Vegas
Ault, Edmund

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Las Vegas

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Edmund B. Ault
Unrated: Well regarded course not yet visited by the Where2Golf team.
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Las Vegas
Stamps, Bert

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Bert Stamps
3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
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Las Vegas
Hills, Arthur

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Las Vegas

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Arthur Hills

Unrated: Well regarded course not yet visited by the Where2Golf team.
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Las Vegas
Morrish, Jay

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Jay Morrish
4-PLUS: Must play course - excellent standard; worthy of 4½ stars.
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Las Vegas
Dye, Pete

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Pete Dye

4-PLUS: Must play course - excellent standard; worthy of 4½ stars.
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Las Vegas
Dye, Pete

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Pete Dye

5-star: Fabulous – courses don’t get much better than this.
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Las Vegas
Dye, Pete

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Pete Dye

4-PLUS: Must play course - excellent standard; worthy of 4½ stars.
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Las Vegas
Nicklaus, Jack

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Las Vegas

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Jack Nicklaus

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
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Las Vegas
Casper & Nash

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Las Vegas

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Billy Casper & Greg Nash

4-PLUS: Must play course - excellent standard; worthy of 4½ stars.
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Las Vegas
Casper & Nash

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Las Vegas

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Billy Casper & Greg Nash

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
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Las Vegas
Robinson, Ted

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Las Vegas

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Father/son team of Ted Robinson & Ted Robinson Jr.

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
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Las Vegas
Jones, Rees

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Las Vegas

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Rees Jones

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
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Las Vegas
Dye, Perry

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Las Vegas

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Perry Dye
5-star: Fabulous – courses don’t get much better than this.
Rsrt guests only
Las Vegas
Fazio, Tom

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Rsrt guests only

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Las Vegas

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Tom Fazio in collaboration with owner Steve Wynn.

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
Las Vegas
Schmidt-Curley Design

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Las Vegas

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Schmidt-Curley Design (Lee Schmidt & Brian Curley).

5-star: Fabulous – courses don’t get much better than this.
Visitors welcome
Las Vegas
Weed & Floyd

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Las Vegas

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Bobby Weed & Raymond Floyd

Private: A course for members and their invited guests only.
Private club
Las Vegas
Weed & Zoeller

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Private club

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Las Vegas

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Bobby Weed, with input from Fuzzy Zoeller.

3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
Visitors welcome
Las Vegas
Schmidt-Curley Design

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Las Vegas

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Layout redesigned and updated in 2004 by Schmidt-Curley Design (Lee Schmidt & Brian Curley).

Unrated: Well regarded course not yet visited by the Where2Golf team.
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Las Vegas
Fazio, Tom

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Las Vegas

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Current design by Tom Fazio and owner Steve Wynn (2005), on the site of an earlier Lawrence Hughes design (1952).

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