Shadow Creek

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Las Vegas, Nevada | Shadow Creek

Architect: Tom Fazio
Year: 1990

3 Shadow Creek Drive
North Las Vegas, Nevada 89081
(702) 399-7111

Course Access: Public

driving range available
motorized golf carts and caddies available
requires an overnight stay at partner hotel


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The Itinerant Golfer

Shadow Creek

There’s not many places in America where cultures collide as much as Las Vegas, Nevada.  Where else can can you find your typical meathead in a muscle shirt, moms pushing strollers, glammed-up fashionistas, dorky dads, the black socks and sandals senior crowd and a large international contingent of all kinds sharing the same space.  Only in Vegas.  Strolling through a casino, it isn’t anything out of the ordinary to see a goon with too much hair gel sharing a blackjack table with a middle aged guy in mom jeans who’s sneaking in a quick hand while his wife and kids are at the breakfast buffet.  Vegas is truly a surreal place and one of the very best people watching environments I’ve ever found. About a 20 minute drive away from the casinos, shows and neon lights of the Las Vegas strip is a little oasis in the middle of the desert.  Vegas entrepreneur Steve Wynn wanted to build a golf course and in typical Steve Wynn fashion he made sure that it was something special.  How much does it cost to make something special in Las Vegas??  The long time joke is that Wynn gave Tom Fazio an unlimited budget and Fazio still ran over budget.  The word on the street is that it cost somewhere between $40 million and $60 million . . . funny money in Vegas. So who gets to play at Shadow Creek?  Are there members?  Is it public?  These are the questions that I wanted… More >