Southern Highlands Golf Club
|Location||Enterprise, Nevada in the Las Vegas Valley|
|Designed by||Robert Trent Jones Sr./ Robert Trent Jones Jr.|
Southern Highlands Golf Club is a private eighteen-hole golf course and a highly affluent neighborhood located in the Southern Highlands area of the Las Vegas Valley. The golf course was co-designed by Robert Trent Jones and his son Robert Trent Jones, Jr. It was the elder Jones' final work and one of four courses they designed together.
It is situated in the southwest foothills of Greater Las Vegas. All of the homes are guard-gated and many are strategically placed to avoid being seen from street level. The Golf Club consists of a single 24 hour guard-gated community with private roads that are only accessible through the three entry gates.
As one of the wealthiest neighborhoods in the Western United States, Southern Highlands Golf Club is home to multiple gaming executives, real estate developers, professional athletes, musicians, actors and actresses, corporate executives, philanthropists and politicians. The neighborhood has one of the highest average home prices in the country, at $1,742,210. A smaller neighborhood within the Golf Club, The Estates at Southern Highlands, frequently exceeds eight-figures.
- The country club hosts the annual Governor's Black Tie Invitational, which takes place at the country club over a single weekend and raises over $1 million each year for local charities.
- The course was named "One of the Top Residential Golf Courses in the United States" by Golf Digest magazine and has hosted two PGA Tour events.
- Southern Highlands was named the Nevada Chapter Course of the Year by the National Golf Course Owners Association (NGCOA).
- The course was ranked #41 on Golfweek's Best Residential Courses 2014.
- Southern Highlands has been included in Travel + Leisure Golf's annual best places to live and was also included in the list of "America's Top 100 Golf Communities".
- Ranked 27th in the Top 50 Private Golf Courses by GolfWorld Reader's Choice Awards.
- Ranked 34th in Golf Digest Index for best the modern-day golf courses in the nation.
- Southern Highlands Golf Club was ranked among the top 15 best golf communities in the nation by Golfweek.
- Southern Highlands Clubhouse was ranked the #1 clubhouse in the nation by Golf Digest Index in 2015.