Hoffman, Moore To Be Inducted Into LV Golf Hall of Fame

LAS VEGAS (UNLVRebels.com) - Former UNLV men's golfers and current PGA Tour stars Charley Hoffman and Ryan Moore will be inducted into the Las Vegas Golf Hall of Fame at the end of this month, along with longtime golf course superintendent Seth McCoy, and the Valley View Golf Club. To help commemorate 30 straight years of the PGA Tour playing in Las Vegas, the Las Vegas Golf Hall of Fame Class of 2012 Induction Ceremony will be held as the first event of the Justin Timberlake Shriners Hospitals for Children week in Las Vegas, which runs Sept. 29 - Oct. 7.

The dinner event is scheduled for The Hill at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 29, and will feature videos and acceptance speeches by each inductee, and appearances by previous inductees and other notables from the Las Vegas golf community including PGA Tour and LPGA Tour players.

Ticket and table information to the induction ceremony is available to the public and all information is available at LasVegasGolfHOF.com. Or you can call 702.497.3003 for information. All supporters of UNLV are welcome and encouraged to attend. Tickets are $125 and include dinner.

Hoffman is a two-time PGA Tour champion and was a member of the 1998 UNLV team that won the NCAA Championship. Moore is a PGA Tour winner and won the 2004 NCAA individual title and the U.S. Amateur (among several other amateur events) while playing at UNLV.

"The Las Vegas Golf Hall of Fame is thrilled to be included as an official event of PGA Tour week in Las Vegas, and the committee and inductees appreciate the opportunity to bring awareness to the long and glorious history of golf in the Las Vegas area," said President Brian Hurlburt. "The Class of 2012 is a terrific group to be inducted in such a special way as being a part of the Justin Timberlake Shriners Hospitals for Children Open."

For More Information about the Las Vegas Golf Hall of Fame, contact Brian Hurlburt (bhurlburt@cox.net, 702-497-3003)