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Las Vegas Paiute Golf Resort

10325 Nu-Wav Kaiv Blvd,

Las Vegas, Nevada 89124

  • Office

    +1 (702) 658 1400
  • Pro shop

    +1 (800) 711 2833
  • Fax

    +1 (702) 658 5996
  • Golf pro

    Tom Fischer (Head Golf Professional)

About the course

  • The Course:

    18 holes. Desert-style. Undulating terrain - a few slopes to climb.

  • Surroundings:

    Desert environment.

  • Designer:

    Pete Dye

Back
tees
Club
tees
Front
tees
Yards
7146
6035
5341
Par
72
72
72
SSS or slope
73.9
68.6
70.4

At the same location:

The three 18-hole courses at Paiute are: Snow Mountain course (par-72; 7146 yds from back-tees; opened 1995); Sun Mountain course (par-72; 7112 yds; 1997); Wolf course (par-72; 7604 yds; 2000).

Location

Latitude:

36.359598

Longitude:

-115.319860

How to get there:

20 miles NW of Las Vegas

From the I-15 in the centre of Las Vegas, take exit 42 and join Hwy 95 (Las Vegas Expressway) heading West, direction Indian Springs. After approx 20 miles on Hwy 95, take the Paiute Way / Nu Wav Kaiv Blvd exit. At top of ramp turn right direction Golf Club and follow Nu Wav Kaiv Blvd for 1 mile to golf entrance.

Las Vegas Paiute Golf Resort (Snow Mtn course)

4-PLUS: Must play course - excellent standard; worthy of 4½ stars.

Est. 1995

Las Vegas Paiute Golf Resort (Snow Mtn course): Located just 20 miles outside the city, but well beyond the limits of any urban development, the Las Vegas Paiute Golf Resort is home to three fabulous desert-style courses (Snow Mountain, Sun Mountain and Wolf). Each of the three courses is a gem in its own right, characterised by an immaculately maintained, classically testing Pete Dye design. There's also a spectacular, hacienda style clubhouse.

The gently undulating and wonderfully natural desert terrain, provides an always interesting and challenging layout, as well as stunning desert and mountain views from every hole. The Snow Mountain course (Nu-Wav Kaiv) has a lot in common with its twin, the Sun Mountain course (Tav-Ai Kaiv). Arguably the Snow Mountain packs the bigger final punch, with a very testing finish that embraces three outstanding golf holes.

As long as the wind isn't blowing too hard, there is generally enough room from the tee to hit the good-width fairways, or stray into the not overly penal first-cut of rough. Beyond that lie deeper grasses, bushes and the desert - definitely ball-swallowing territory for anything too wayward. Like its two Paiute companions, the Snow Mountain is a fabulous golf course from start to finish.

Pick of the holes: The beautiful par-3 16th requires a carry over water from the tee, all the way to a rock-lined green. A veritable feast of Dye's trademark railway-sleepered bunkering lines the long par-5 17th, while water again makes a dangerously threatening appearance, skirting the side of the very handsome par-4 18th.

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Visitors

Who can play and when?

Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.

Must book in advance.

Green fees

Visitor fee, 18-holes, peak rate in high season (March-May and Sept-Nov): Mon-Thur $159; Fri-Sun $189. Golf cart included.

Credit cards accepted. Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc. [Last updated: 2020].

Other information

Non-metal spike facility. Golf carts compulsory; carts are fitted with GPS.

Practice facilities

Excellent

Did you know?

Paiute (sometimes written Piute) refers to two related groups of Native Americans: the Northern Paiute of California, Nevada and Oregon, and the Southern Paiute of Arizona, southeastern California, Nevada and Utah.

The Paiute people, as well as other Native Americans such as Bannocks, Comanches, Chemehuevi, Goshutes, and Shoshones, spoke with dialects of the Ute language (one of the Uto-Aztecan languages). The meaning of the word Paiute is not completely clear. Anthropologists have either interpreted it as pah-ute (meaning Water-Ute) or pai-ute (meaning True-Ute).

Las Vegas Paiute Golf Resort is a member of the Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary System, committed to the maintenance and development of the natural environment around the golf courses.

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