LAS VEGAS, Nev. – TPC Las Vegas, the home of professional golf in Las Vegas, celebrates the return of Matt Henderson as Director of Instruction.
With more than 15 years of experience, Henderson brings a valuable combination of teaching and coaching skills to the club, employing the latest technology to help students reach their maximum learning potential. Previous clientele include PGA TOUR professionals, top amateurs, elite collegiates from his coaching years at the University of Tennessee, and high school golfers from across the country.
His success has been marked by consecutive years of awards and accolades, earning such recognitions as Southern Nevada PGA Teacher of the Year, Southwest Section PGA Player Development Award, Golf Digest “Best in State” and UNLV PGA Golf Professional of the Year. Henderson attributes his success to those who guided his way, including renowned instructors such as Dave Pelz, who he shadowed from 2006 through 2009, Kevin Weeks, Mike Bender, Todd Sones, Dan Campbell and Dave Phillips.
“It’s an honor to return to TPC Las Vegas,” said Henderson. “Glad to be back home after a long journey. I look forward to offering instructional programs for years to come and getting everyone in Las Vegas excited about the game.”
Located in the footsteps of the scenic Red Rock National Park, minutes away from the famous Las Vegas Strip, TPC Las Vegas is “desert elegance” on display. With a stunning backdrop of Red Rock Canyon, rugged natural landscape and the famed Las Vegas skyline, TPC Las Vegas is the only public PGA TOUR facility in Nevada, making it a destination for celebrities, PGA TOUR players, novices and seasoned players alike. The Bobby Weed and Raymond Floyd design is a par-71, 7,104-yard layout providing multiple sets of tee boxes offering the ultimate experience in Las Vegas golf for players of all skill levels.
TPC Las Vegas is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year with a compelling lineup of commemorative travel packages, inviting golf enthusiasts around the world to join in honoring this monumental milestone. Throughout its history, the club has hosted PGA TOUR and Champions Tour events, serving as host of the PGA TOUR Champions Las Vegas Senior Classic from 1997-1999 and the PGA TOUR’s Shriner’s Hospitals for Children Open from 2001 -2006. Touring professionals that call TPC Las Vegas home include Kevin Na, Bill Lunde, Ryan Moore, Dean Wilson, Bob May, John Reigger, Alex Cejka, Ernie Gonzales, Craig Barlow, Charlie Hoffman and Bob Byman.
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Owned, operated, and licensed by the PGA TOUR, the TPC Network is comprised of 34 premier private, resort and daily fee golf properties designed by some of golf’s most elite architects. Twenty of the clubs are operated by affiliates of PGA TOUR Golf Course Properties, Inc. Each TPC has hosted or has been designed to host TOUR-sponsored golf tournaments. Since TPC Sawgrass first opened its world renowned PLAYERS Stadium Course in the fall of 1980, TPCs have provided the PGA TOUR with rent-free venues for tournaments, helping to boost championship golf purses and increasing charitable donations to grass roots non-profit organizations. At the same time, TPCs have provided recreational golfers with the unique opportunity to test their skills on the same layouts where the world’s best golfers compete.
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