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June, 2011

Jack Nicklaus Speaks About Las Vegas' Coyote Springs Golf Club

Read questions and answers exchanged recently with Jack Nicklaus about the Coyote Springs Golf Course.

May, 2011

Golf DigestTop 100 Public Golf Courses

Golf Digest only provides these prestigious rankings every 2-years. In its 1st year of eligibility, Coyote Springs was ranked in the Top 100 Public Golf Courses. Considered by most to be Nicklaus' finest desert creation.... More
Golf Digest Magazine

November, 2010

GolfWeek2011 Golf Week's Best Residential Courses

Golf Week puts Coyote Springs in the prestigious Top 100 Residential Courses list for the 2nd time in its 3-years being open. More
Golf Week Magazine

January 1, 2009

Links MagazineBest New Public Courses of 2009: PGA Golf Club Coyote Springs

The first of several courses at this ambitious development an hour from Las Vegas' Strip is known as the Chase, just as the name indicates, the 7,471-yard Jack Nicklaus layout may have you trying to catch your breath by the end of the round... More
Links Magazine

December, 2008

Golf DigestAmerica's Best New Courses: The Chase at PGA Golf Club

As usual, Golf Digest's annual survey of America's Best New Courses was based on evaluations filed by our national panel of more than 900 male and female golfers who judged each course on Shot Values, Design Variety, Resistance to Scoring, Memorability... More

December, 2008

Golf Magazine2008 Top 10 New Courses You Can Play: The Chase at PGA Golf Club

The 50-mile trek north from Las Vegas to Coyote Springs is so desolate that you're likely to encounter more coyotes than people. Jabbed into an arid site ringed with mountains, this Jack Nicklaus track kick-starts one of the most ambitious golf development projects ever.... More

November-December, 2008

Travel + Leisure Golf2008 Best New Courses: The Chase at PGA Golf Club

Situated fifty barren miles north of Las Vegas, the Chase at Coyote Springs supplies what we'd expect from the House of Nicklaus: lakes, waterfalls and artful desert buffer zones, plus a seamless blend of muscular brutes and risk-reward teasers... More
Travel + Leisure Golf

News & Events

June 28, 2010

The Chase at Coyote Springs to host the 1st annual SET (Same Exact Time) Scramble

And now for something entirely different — the SET Scramble. This could be the new and improved face of scramble golf in the 21st century. Here's why the finish of the SET Scramble's introductory outing was dramatic but different... More

May 5, 2010

Golfweek's Best Courses You Can Play 2010

The Chase at Coyote Springs ranks number four on GolfWeek's list of best courses... More

Fall 2009

Las Vegas Hot Spots: Where to Play

The Chase at PGA Golf Club Coyote Springs is worth the 50-minute drive from the Strip. The Jack Nicklaus signature course has 11 water features... Download PDF

November 22, 2009

The Chase at PGA Golf Club Coyote Springs

Jack Nicklaus' Signature-designed course – The Chase – at PGA Golf Club is a challenging 7,471-yard layout and is the first golf course in a series of Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Courses... More

November 14, 2009

The Chase at the PGA Golf Club Coyote Springs: A Jack Nicklaus design in the middle of a city on hold

Ignore this dateline. There is no Coyote Springs, Nev. Not yet, anyway. Oh, there's a nice cluster of planted palm trees and an entrance wall emblazoned with the Coyote Springs name... More

October 17, 2009

Novel Approaches: The Economy Has Slowed The Pace, But Not Quality, Of New Designs

When the economy goes upside down, all sorts of new and innovative ideas suddenly have a chance to emerge. The same goes for golf development, where there's been a long-term slide in the number of new courses opening... Download PDF

October 2009

First impression: The Chase at PGA Golf Club Coyote Springs near Vegas a hit with Golf World readers

Finding a western home of the PGA of America was a long time in the making, but it's apparently well worth it, if The Chase at PGA Golf Club Coyote Springs, Nev., is any indication. The Jack Nicklaus-designed golf course, which is the first of many that are planned for the western PGA Golf Club and Village, opened last year to rave reviews.... More

September 24, 2009

BrightSource Expands Land Deal in Nevada

What to do when building a 159,000-home city in the Nevada desert and the housing market collapses? Go solar. The Coyote Springs Land Company this week expanded a deal with BrightSource Energy, a solar power developer based in Oakland, Calif... More
The New York Times

Summer 2009

Welcome to the Wild, Wild West

After by-the-book opening rounds, surprise defines our finals... Download PDF

April 2, 2009

Developers of New Golf Courses Know No Recession

Off the fairway, news isn't good. The market's down, prices are up and headlines are scary enough to give a man a hitch. But in times like these, golfers have a great advantage... More
United Hemispheres

April, 2009

Howled Be Thy Name

When Coyote Springs (50 miles north of Las Vegas opened The Chase course last year, fans of great golf architecture howled at the moon. Routed around 11 lakes and rolling terrain, it was designed with... Download PDF
Golf Tips Magazine

March 30, 2009

Solar Firm Sees Bright Future at Coyote Springs

Emerging solar thermal developer BrightSource Energy is launching its first Nevada solar thermal project, about 40 miles north of Las Vegas on the Coyote Springs development... More
Las Vegas Sun

March 30, 2009

PGA Golf Club Coyote Springs Ranked in Latest Zagat Survey

As Tiger Woods returns to the green, so too does Zagat Survey, which today released the sixth edition of its America's Top Golf Courses survey and launched its brand new iPhone application, GOLF BY ZAGAT(sm)... More
Globe Newswire

March 26, 2009

Coyote Springs Golf Course Receiving High Ratings

Rave reviews are being received by Coyote Springs for the Jack Nicklaus Signature designed PGA golf course, "The Chase." Coyote Springs founder and developer Harvey Whittemore told The RECORD in a telephone interview... More
Lincoln County Record

March 1, 2009

Get a Free Round at Nicklaus' Chase With Purchase of Signature Club

The Chase at PGA Golf Club Coyote Springs has piled up the awards from several top golf publications as one of the best new courses in 2008. This Jack Nicklaus design is located about 50 miles from the Las Vegas Strip, and is the first jewel in the emerging... More

December 18, 2008

Coyote Springs rezoning OK'd; County Commission's 5-1 vote will allow hotel-casino to go on 125 acres

Clark County Commissioners on Wednesday approved by a 5-to-1 vote the rezoning of 125 acres in the Coyote Springs community to allow a hotel-casino... Download PDF
Las Vegas Review Journal

December 11, 2008

Top Golf Pubs Name Las Vegas' The Chase Among Best New Golf Courses in America

Last month, Jack Nicklaus' The Chase at PGA Golf Club Coyote Springs was named one of the top golf courses in the U.S. by Travel and Leisure. Now comes word that The Chase has earned more awards... More

December 4, 2008

Builder sees green light in red-flag economy

Harvey Whittemore has boasted that his Coyote Springs project, 55 miles northeast of Las Vegas, won't be just another Southern Nevada housing development. Rather, it will be a master-planned city unlike anything in the state... More
Las Vegas Sun

November, 2008

The Chase at PGA Golf Club Coyote Springs

Situated fifty barren miles north of Las Vegas, the Chase at Coyote Springs supplies what weĠd expect from the House of Nicklaus: lakes, waterfalls and artful desert buffer zones... More

November, 2008

Worth Your Money This Month: The Chase at PGA Golf Club

Coyote Springs, the Golden Bear's latest effort, takes traditional golf to a new level... Download PDF
Golf Magazine

May 22, 2008

Golf Travel: Leaving Las Vegas

In Las Vegas, if it's action at the tables or sports books you're craving, stick with heart-of-the-Strip locales. For the best Sin City golf experiences, however, you've got to get out of town... More
The New York Times Sports Magazine

May 2, 2008

New Golf Course Opens Outside Las Vegas

For the first time in six years, we can introduce you to a new Las Vegas area golf course. The Chase at Coyote Springs has the PGA of America gushing with excitement... More

May, 2008

The World's Most Innovative Resort Developers

One of the largest private landowners and developers in the state of Nevada, Harvey Whittemore is at the forefront of one of the most ambitious development projects ever undertaken in the United States... Download PDF
Golf Inc.

Spring, 2008

Coyote Springs – PGA Golf Club Makes Debut

After years in the making, one of the West's most anticipated golf course developments has opened its first course for daily-fee play! Located 50 minutes north of Las Vegas, PGA Golf Club Coyote Springs... More

February, 2007

Development Newsmaker of the Year

Few people could have envisioned that a barren stretch of desert 60 miles from Las Vegas would some day be ground zero for one of the largest golf-focussed communities in American history. Download PDF
Golf Inc.

Winter, 2007

Estates West Magazine

Roughly 50 miles north of Las vegas, the beginnings of what will become the state's largest master-planned community (150,000 homes on 43,000 acres) are growing out of the ancient sea floor. Download PDF
Estates West Magazine

2007 Annual

PGA Village Goes West to Coyote Springs

Coyote Springs is a massive new development and destination being constructed 50 minutes north of Las Vegas. A prime part of the plan for the 43,OOO-acre project is the first PGA Village complex in the western part of the country. Download PDF
PGA Professionals' Guide to Travel

December, 2006

One To Watch

In 2004, PGA Village at Coyote Springs was announced as part of a planned 43,OOO-acre development spanning Clark and Lincoln counties north of Las Vegas. Download PDF
Golf's Best New Destinations

October 17, 2006

From 200 to 300 Million, How We Have Changed

300 million: That's the population milestone the Census Bureau says we reached Tuesday morning. It took the new nation called America 139 years to reach the 100 million mark, and it was 52 more years before President Lyndon B. Johnson marked the next milestone. Download PDF

August, 2006

Clark County to Let Coyote Springs Build Infrastructure

The Clark County Commission has invoked a little-used law to let developer Harvey Whittemore start a planned golf community of some 159,000 homes 50 miles northeast of Las Vegas. Download PDF
Las Vegas Review-Journal

July 6, 2006

'Lovefest' for Coyote Springs

Under the punishing midday sun, a landscaping crew mows a spotless, month-old fairway that snakes uphill to what will one day be a green framed by mountain vistas. More...
Las Vegas Review-Journal

July 5, 2006

Massive Development to Bring Jobs, Homes

The Coyote Springs development is promising to bring thousands of jobs and new homes to Southern Nevada. Once completed, Coyote Springs is expected to include a 150,000 new homes and have employed 500,000 people during the building process. More...
Las Vegas Now

May 12, 2006

Movin' On Out

When John Restrepo discusses how far someone will live outside Las Vegas for more affordable housing and commute to work, he describes it in industry terms: "We call it 'drive to qualify.' You will go as far out as you have to to qualify for a loan." Download PDF
In Business Las Vegas

May, 2006

EPA to Honor Coyote Springs

During the agency's eighth annual Environmental Awards Ceremony in San Francisco tomorrow, U.S. EPA Regional Administrator Wayne Nastri will present a plaque to a Nevada organization in recognition of its efforts to protect and preserve the environment in 2005. Download PDF
EPA Press Release

April 23, 2006

The Birth of Nevada's Newest Town

In a recent commentary in the Las Vegas Review-Journal, Publisher Sherman Frederick stated that he has seen the future of Las Vegas, and it is located about an hour's drive outside the city itself. Download PDF
Las Vegas Review-Journal

April, 2006

Homeowner Affordability Fuels Suburbs

Rising property prices, escalating construction costs and a shrinking local land inventory has local homebuilders looking at places like Pahrump, Mesquite and Coyote Springs as the next bedroom communities to Las Vegas. Download PDF
Las Vegas Business Press

March, 2006

Jack Springs Eternal, Big Vision Bear Enthusiasm

The likes of Tom Weiskopf, Lee Trevino and even Arnold Palmer ate his dust for years. Now it was our turn, and we loved every minute of it. Download PDF
Fairways & Green Magazine


New PGA Village Slated for Southern Nevada

The PGA of America has announced it will spread "The PGA Experience" to the West, with the development of a PGA Village in Clark and Lincoln counties in Nevada, just outside Las Vegas. Download PDF

November 16, 2004

Nicklaus Thinks Vegas Will Major in Golf

If you really believe that the PGA Championship might one day be somewhere in the emptiness north of Las Vegas, then Jack Nicklaus has a nice big piece of desert he'd like to sell you. Seriously. Download PDF
Las Vegas Sun

November 6, 2004

PGA Announces Western PGA Village, Site Set for Southern Nevada

The PGA of America will spread "The PGA Experience" to the West, with the development of a PGA Village in Clark and Lincoln counties in Nevada, just outside Las Vegas. Download PDF
Las Vegas Sun

October 5, 2004

Home Builder Chosen for Coyote Springs

Pardee Homes has entered an agreement with Coyote Springs developer Harvey Whittemore to be the master residential builder for the first phase of the 42,000-acre golf course community about 50 minutes north of Las Vegas.
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Las Vegas Review-Journal