Plan a weekend getaway, relax at one of the awesome spas, go shopping and plan spectacular golf. Depending on which hotel you stay at, you can play on these beautiful championship courses.

Tom Fazio and Steve Wynn

If you want to tee off right on the Las Vegas Strip, take a look at the spectacular course at the Wynn which is located right next to the hotel, giving guests quick access to the great facilities. The Country Club has a lounge, men's and women's full-service locker rooms, pro shop, practice facility and caddy service. The 37-foot waterfall is the focal point of the 18th hole and provides a spectacular view from The Country Club Grill. Don't forget to enjoy some of the attractions at the Wynn.

Tee Off at the Primm Valley Club

The Primm Valley Club offers two Tom Fazio-designed courses: the Lakes and the Desert course. The club has a 22-acre driving range and practice facility. Use of practice putting, chipping, and sand bunkers is complimentary if you book a tee time. MGM Mirage guests (Bellagio, The Mirage, Treasure Island, MGM Grand and New York-New York Hotel) get special rates and can book tee times 60 days in advance. Winter rates for MGM Mirage guests range from $105 to $150. For reservations call 702-679-5510, 800-386-7867, or book through your concierge.

The Lakes course opened in February 1997. It is an oasis of lush green in the middle of the desert with mountain views in the background. This is a 6,945-yard, par 71 course.

The Desert course, which opened in May 1998, is a 7,131-yard, par 72 course. It features desert landscaping such as desert wildflowers, palm trees and cacti.

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Shadow Creek

Shadow Creek is an exclusive facility only available to registered guests at one of the MGM MIRAGE properties (which includes the Bellagio hotel). Players enjoy an oasis of green, featuring lush gardens, waterfalls and mountains in the background. Shadow Creek was designed by the famous architect Tom Fazio. Rates start at $500 Monday through Thursday and include limousine transportation to and from the facility, a caddy and a cart. Tee times can be booked up to 90 days in advance. For more information call 702-791-7111, 888-778-3387 or book through the hotel.


Paris guests can tee off at Cascata, 30 minutes by car from the Strip. Cascata, opened in 2000 and designed by Rees Jones, is only available to guests registered at Caesars Entertainment properties (which includes Paris). Cascata, which means "waterfall" in Italian, is named after a 418-foot waterfall that pours into a river that flows through the clubhouse. A round costs $350 on Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays; and $500 on weekends. For reservations, call 877-222-2455, or book through the hotel. For more information, visit

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The Westin Lake Las Vegas Resort & Spa offer scenic desert scenery and luxury accommodations.

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