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With two of the best desert courses in the U.S., We-Ko-Pa offers the best golf/resort/ casino combo

With resort choices and great golf that includes Shadow Creek, MGM/Mirage is a no brainer

A place everyone stops on their drive to Vegas, Primm Valley should be a golf destination itself

Near San Diego, Barona Creek Resort combines great gaming with a mini-tour quality course

Have your world class course managed by Troon North, and your casino by Harrah's, and you get Ak-Chin

The best small tribal destination resort casino is Little Creek, thanks to the Salish Cliffs Golf Course

World famous Caesar's Palace's ownership of Cascata makes this a great golf destination

Perfect weather, good gaming, multi-course golf make Wild Horse Pass ideal a for weekend trip

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The Western Golf Alliance recognizes the best par 3 courses in the western U.S.

Call them "executive" or short courses, many excellent golf tracks cater to both challenging adventure and family fun. The WGA honors new golfers by ranking the 10 best par 3 courses in the western United States.

The Western Golf Alliance provides consulting for 2022 PGA Championship

In response to a "back-channel" request for advice, the WGA has recommended the PGA of America consider Pebble-adjacent Spyglass Hill Golf Course and wildcard Wolf Creek Golf Club to host the '22 PGA Championship.

WGA Open 2020: Brian Gray emerges from the COVID bubble to win big

After having to re-plan the entire WGA Open, moving it from southen California to a "bubble" in sourthern Utah, Brian Gray emerged as the champion, defeating a field comprised of 50 percent event rookies.

The WGA creates new, common-sense, meaningful rules for managing slow play

After every other golf organization on the planet neglected their obiligation to address the terrible slow play issue, the WGA has issued a set of common-sense rules that require players to simply play ready golf.

Casino Del Sol and Sewailo Golf Course were built from the ground up to be a premier destination

Northeast of San Diego, Pechanga Resort offers a golf destination in SoCal wine country

For some time, Talking Stick Resort has been one of the "name" golf desti-nations in Scottsdale

An easy drive from the Bay area, Cache Creek Resort and Yocha Dehe Golf Club have it all

In a year when no one could travel to resorts, but SO many people took up the game of golf, we chose to forgo our biennial golf resort ranking, and instead created "The Short List" ... our ranking of the best par 3 courses in the western U.S.  More information

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