Bill Farkas

Biography

Bill Farkas and professional golf in Las Vegas go hand-in-hand.
Farkas spent more than three decades as the superintendent at the Las Vegas Country Club.

He was the man behind-the-scenes for PGA Tour and LPGA Tour events held at the club as well as UNLV college tournaments.
Farkas briefly played on the PGA Tour before calling Las Vegas Country Club his home.

He was the head pro when the first million dollar purse was offered on the PGA Tour during the Panasonic Pro-Celebrity Classic.

List of Achievements

  • Farkas made two of 11 cuts in his brief PGA Tour career.
  • He was the superintendent at Las Vegas Country Club for more than 30 years.
  • Was the head pro at LVCC when the PGA Tour unveiled its first million dollar purse at the Panasonic Pro-Celebrity Classic.
  • Was a key player in PGA and LPGA tour stops at the Las Vegas Country Club along with UNLV college tournaments.