Alan B. Nichols is a veteran golf-travel journalist with over 25 years of professional writing experience.
In addition to newspaper reporting for an urban daily, he was a senior editor and writer in the environmental field before focusing his energies on golf and travel subjects.
Nichols has covered prominent resorts in the West, throughout the South and courses abroad, including the 'Birthplace of Golf' -- Scotland's St. Andrews Old Course. A low handicap player, he is also an occasional amateur tournament participant.
The Las Vegas Desert Golf Experience lets you play Primm Valley's Desert Course and Badlands Golf Club, two of the top courses in Vegas. Stay at Red Rock Resort, which includes use of the Backyard Pool: more than 3 acres of swimming perfection, with private cabanas, swim-up gaming, and waterfall island.