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TPC Las Vegas Golf ClubTPC Las Vegas

Walk in the footsteps of some of the PGA Tour’s finest players at TPC Las Vegas. Your Las Vegas Golf School will be taught by former Tour Player, Bob Byman, 1979 Bayhill Classic Winner.

TPC Las Vegas Golf ClubAs the home of professional golf in Las Vegas, TPC Las Vegas can most aptly be described as “desert elegance.” Before architect Bobby Weed and player consultant Raymond Floyd could put their combined skills to work, contractors were busy preparing the site … with dynamite. Yes, TPC Las Vegas, north of the glittering gaming city of Las Vegas, is a blast. Off in the distance, to the south, shimmers glamorous Las Vegas with all its polished attractions. Look away and the stark mountains and canyons offer a drama all their own. TPC Las Vegas managed to meld these two juxtaposed forces. Lush green parcels of manicured turf are woven throughout a rugged tapestry of arroyos, barrancas and other natural features in the southern Nevada desert. While TPC Las Vegas meanders over several hundred acres of native desert, it has only 110 acres of irrigated land - another plus in the realm of environmental conservation and wildlife preservation. There is little wonder why TPC Las Vegas was the 138th course in the world, and just the second in Nevada at the time it opened, to earn distinction as a "Certified Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary" by the Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary System.

TPC Las Vegas Golf ClubOpened in 1996, TPC Las Vegas, which has hosted the SENIOR PGA TOUR's Las Vegas Classic in past years and the Fry’s.com Open, is an integral part of the nation's largest master-planned community, Summerlin. The par-71, 7,063-yard golf course offers a stern test of golfing skills along with stunning vistas. Dramatic scenery abounds, including a view of Red Rock Canyon. The theme of TPC Las Vegas was designed with a more natural and rugged look to create a contrast unsurpassed in Las Vegas. Featuring Bermuda fairways that are over-seeded annually with Rye, TPC Las Vegas provides top-shelf playing conditions all throughout the year.

Consistently ranked within the Top 100 Golf Shops in America by Golf World Business, and a past recipient of “Best Golf Shops” by Vegas Golfer, TPC Las Vegas provides a vast array of upscale PGA TOUR and TPC Las Vegas merchandise which are certain to please even the most discriminating shopper. The purchasing power of the PGA TOUR allows our shops to showcase the latest fashions in the golf industry. The skills of our brand specialists means we can offer products on the cutting edge of golf merchandising before you will find them anywhere else. Enjoy browsing our 2000 square foot shop with brand names such as Cutter & Buck, Tehàma and Adidas. With featured vendors Titleist, TaylorMade, and Nike, TPC Scottsdale’s golf shop can assist you with all of your golf equipment needs. Our professional sales staff can help you find exactly what you are looking for from the newest performance fabric to the latest equipment to hit the market.

Providing the rare experience of great food, friendly service and irreplaceable atmosphere, TPC Las Vegas has it all with the TPC Grille. The Grille is highlighted by a serene and panoramic vista of the lush, manicured 18th fairway, with the beautiful Red Rock National Park serving as an awe-inspiring backdrop. Such a scene, even in Las Vegas, is rare. The TPC Grille is accented by a full service bar and an expansive outdoor patio. The country-club-for-a-day ambience that so many high-end daily fee courses try to deliver actually arrives at TPC Las Vegas, and it does so in a natural, uncontrived way.


Bob Byman

Bob Byman was born April, 21, 1955 in Poughkeepsie, New York. As a boy in a sports minded family, he played grade, junior or high school baseball, basketball, football, track and field, wrestling and golf. He played hockey, pool, ping pong and bowling for fun. Growing up in New York and Colorado allowed for seasonal sports participation. Even though sports were greatly important to him and his family, he was expected to excel at school as well. Bob finished in the top 5 in his class at Fairview High School in Boulder, Colorado with a 3.92 grade point average.

Bob was first introduced to golf, by his father, at the age of 8. He started competing that year in the Mid Hudson Junior Golf Program in upstate New York. He won his first tournament soon thereafter and was hooked. Golf became my favorite sport. He spent his summers playing Wiltwyck CC in Kingston, NY and Flatirons CC in Boulder Colorado. At 16, he won his first of 3 consecutive Colorado State Amateur Championships. At 17, he won the USGA Junior Championship and qualified for the US Open beating Nicklaus’ record for the youngest ever to qualify by 3 months. In 1972 Bob won 80% of the tournaments he entered. It was an amazing year.

At the 1972 US Open at Pebble Beach, he played with Arnold Palmer and Julius Boros in a practice round. After the round, Palmer strongly encouraged him to consider Wake Forest University as the college that he should attend. Bob took his advice. He received the prestigious Buddy Worsham Scholarship in 1973. Under the tutelage and mentoring of the legendary coach Jesse Haddock, the team won 2 NCAA team titles. Along with Curtis Strange, Jay Haas and David Thore, the team was and still is considered to have had the best college golf team in history.

Bob Byman turned pro in 1976. In 1977, he won three national opens in Sweden, Holland and New Zealand. He qualified for the PGA Tour in 1978 and won in his 13th event the following year at the Bay Hill Classic in a playoff with John Schroeder. He finished 7th in that year’s British Open. From 1977 to 1979 he was ranked in the top 25 in the world. He won two more national opens in 1978 and 1982 and continued competing full time on the PGA Tour through 1985.

He competed sporadically on the world Tours until 2003, but beginning in 1987 he started teaching for a living. By the early 1990’s he was a very accomplished instructor and coach and has continued to refine and improve his skills. From the late 1980’s to 2003 he successfully taught over 40,000+ lessons. He made the transition from the competitive golfer to the selfless instructor quite easily and naturally. Bob has a very unusual blend of playing and teaching experiences, expertise and accomplishments. He has played with or seen play every great player from the 1950’s to the present. He has studied the ones who came before them.

Bob Byman, Tiger Woods, Arnold Palmer, Ernie Els, Phil MikelsonHis students quickly become aware of his great passion for helping anyone who wishes to learn. He has taught champions at every level of competition…from junior to PGA Tour golfers, from beginners to the most advanced amateurs and from children to women to men…right and left handed.

From 2003 to 2006, he spent most of his time working on his own game trying to prepare and play Senior professional golf. He played on the European Seniors Tour in 2005. He is a lifetime member of the PGA and Champions Tour. In 2007, he put all his energies back into teaching and coaching again. Bob has taught all over the world and is available to teach at our Las Vegas golf school at TPC Las Vegas and the Scottsdale golf school at the TPC Scottsdale.


Competitive Experience

Bob BymanProfessional Tournaments
1977-1985 Played in 25 to 35 tournaments per year
1982 Scandinavian Open Winner
1979 British Open 7th
1979 Bayhill Classic Winner
1978 Qualified for PGA TOUR
1978 Dutch Open Winner
1978 British Open 16th
1977 New Zealand Open Winner
1977 Dutch Open Winner
1977 Scandinavian Open Winner
1978-1979 Ranked in the top 25 in the World*
(*Note: In 1977 there was no official World Rankings, but he won 3 times)

Other Notables
1977-1990 Winner of several other professional "mini tour" events. Played on Tours in Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, South America, Europe, Canada, Asia, Japan, and Mexico.
1985-present World class golf instructor
2003-2004 Prepared for playing on the Champions Tour and the European Seniors Tour
2005 Played on the European Seniors Tour
Present Lifetime Member of the PGA TOUR
Lifetime Member of the Champions Tour

Amateur Tournaments
1976 Rice Planters Winner
1976 Northeast Amateur Winner
1975 Member US/Japan Team Matches
1974 NCAA Individual 4th
1974-1975 Member NCAA Championship Team
1974-1975 Duke Intercollegiate Winner
1973 ACC Conference Winner
1973-1976 All America
1973-1976 Attended Wake Forest University on Arnold Palmer Scholarship
1972 Qualified for the US Open at age 17
1972 Doral Open for Juniors Winner
1972 USGA Junior Championship Winner
1972 Colorado State High School Winner
1971,72,73 Colorado State Amateur Winner

Teaching Experience
Instructor for Executive Golf School, Las Vegas, NV and Scottsdale, AZ (present)
Personal Golf Instructor, Las Vegas, NV (2003-Present);
Instructor, Jim McLean Golf School, Miami, FL (2007);
Director of Instruction / Head Instructor, Whitewater Country Club, Fayetteville, GA (1997-03); Guest Instructor, Long Island, NY (1994-95);
Director of Instruction / Head Instructor, Heathrow Country Club, Heathrow, FL (1988-97); Featured Instructor, Club de Barbaroux, Brignoles, France (1988);
Featured Instructor, Casa de Campo, Dominican Republic (1987-90);
Featured Instructor, Oakridge Driving Range, Raleigh, NC (1986-89);
Instructor, Northridge Country Club, Raleigh, NC (1985)



JW Marriott Las Vegas Resort & Spa

TPC Las Vegas Golf Club

TPC Las Vegas Golf ClubLess than 2 miles from TPC Las Vegas the JW Marriott Las Vegas Resort & Spa offers guests a lush resort setting with Mediterranean architecture, the luxurious Aquae Sulis Spa and all the pampering services and amenities that are synonymous with the JW Marriott name. This elegant AAA Four Diamond Resort is located in the master-planned Summerlin community, 25 minutes from McCarran International Airport and just 20 minutes from the hustle and bustle of the Las Vegas Strip. The secluded location appeals to guests who want to be close to the action of the Las Vegas Strip — but not too close. The JW Marriott Las Vegas also offers a welcome respite for those who just want to relax and enjoy the beauty of the Nevada desert.

Two six-story towers—the Spa Tower and the Palms Tower—feature 548 guestrooms and suites, all with stunning views of the resort’s manicured gardens, Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, or the glittering Strip. Spacious well-appointed guestrooms measure 560 square feet and feature such inviting amenities as whirlpool bathtubs and separate showers with oversized brass raindrop showerheads, plush terry bathrobes and extra-large towels, the luxe Marriott bedding package, dual-line telephones for modem or fax at the desk and bed, personalized voicemail, and e-mail and guest services via the television. The oversized bathrooms are beautifully appointed in marble with upgraded fixtures.

TPC Las Vegas Golf ClubIn addition to its luxurious accommodations, the property boasts 54 acres of immaculately landscaped gardens, waterways, and more than 3,500 trees. An 11,000-square-foot grass-edged pool with a cascading tropical waterfall and four 25-yard swimming lanes is the ultimate oasis for guests who want to lounge by the pool and enjoy a good book or soak up the desert sun. Private poolside cabanas provide shady retreats, which are perfect spots for enjoying a light lunch or sipping tropical libations from the Waterside Grill.

After unwinding by the pool, guests can treat themselves to even more intensive rejuvenation at the resort’s Aquae Sulis Spa. The 40,000-square-foot state-of-the-art facility features 36 treatment rooms where guests can enjoy massages, facials, aromatherapy, body wraps and loofah scrubs. In addition, the spa houses a cardiovascular and weight training facility along with classes offered daily in the motion studio, perfect for those wishing to work up a sweat during their stay at the alluring resort. Complimenting the spa, The Salon at Aquae Sulis offers full hair, nail and makeup services. Adjacent to the salon, the spa boutique features a range of beauty products, casual attire, and custom gift certificates available for all treatments and special services.

TPC Las Vegas Golf ClubAfter a day of golf, relaxing by the pool and spa pampering there are many things to do at the JW Marriott Las Vegas once the sun sets. Twelve dining and entertainments options provide a wide variety ranging from a quick, casual meal to an elegant dining experience. Spiedini Ristorante features classic Italian cuisine presented amid the ambience of a chic cosmopolitan dining room. The Carmel Room, with its elegant décor, continental cuisine and a superb wine list, is a wonderful venue to spend an evening. Shizen offers a unique Japanese venue with exquisite indoor and outdoor dining surrounded by lush grounds and tranquil water features. Traditional Celtic fare, Irish beers and whiskey can be enjoyed at J.C. Wooloughan, where live music plays Wednesday through Saturday evenings. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, Ceres serves American-style fare with a Mediterranean influence. This upscale, contemporary eatery located in the Spa Tower is complemented by gorgeous waterfalls and garden views. For those who prefer a speedy and casual dining experience, Rampart Buffet and Promenade Café offer a multitude of choices. Guests who suddenly crave a quick cup of coffee and a pastry head for the in-house Starbucks, which is open 24 hours a day and features homemade baked goods and pastries, plus a tasty lunch program. After dinner, Gustav Mauler’s Gourmet Tobaccos & Lounge is a fine spot to enjoy a vintage port, a nightcap, or perhaps even a hand-rolled cigar.

And, of course, no Las Vegas resort would be complete without a casino. The Rampart Casino features 50,000 square feet of gaming space where visitors can try their luck with slots, tables and one salon privés. There’s also The Sports and Race Betting Club for betting on sports or racing while enjoying a favorite beverage.



Located in the heart of the upscale community of Summerlin, the resorts are surrounded by superb shopping and dining. Williams Sonoma, Banana Republic, Ann Taylor and Pottery Barn are just a few of the shopping options only moments away. Guests looking for a dining experience away from the resort do not have to venture far. Roy's, Flemings, PF Chang's and some of the city's top, off-Strip restaurants are all in the immediate neighborhood. For nearby outdoor fun, explore the beautiful Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

Located only minutes from the resorts, Red Rock Canyon features brilliant hills and mountains composed of Aztec sandstone with a rich, red hue that virtually glows at sunrise and sunset. This is an area known internationally for its natural and cultural resources as well as a variety of outdoor activities available to its visitors. Hikers, mountain bikers, rock climbers and others come from around the world to partake of this unique high desert setting.


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