Las Vegas recently was named the top emerging golf destination in the world by the International Association of Golf Tour Operators. Residents can select from championship courses, designed by legends of the sport, with lush fairways and breathtaking views. For spectators, Las Vegas hosts many nationally and internationally televised golf tournaments including the PGA Tour’s Shriners Hospitals for Children Open  and Wendy’s Three-Tour Challenge. If you want to improve your swing, you’ll also find numerous golf schools available.