Friday, Jan. 26, 2018|11:55 a.m.
. The legendary hangout of a few of Las Vegas’ most storied performers is under new ownership.
The Las Vegas Country Club, a private, member-owned golf course behind the Las Vegas Convention Center, sold for a concealed rate to Samick Music Corp.
. Business property company CBRE, which represented the club members in the transaction, revealed the sale today.
The club has a storied history and was often visited by Las Vegas legends Elvis Presley, Dean Martin and Frank Sinatra. It includes a two-story, 54,000-square-foot clubhouse.
“Las Vegas Nation Club is a big part of the Las Vegas community with a remarkable history,” stated John Knott, an executive vice president with CBRE. “The new owners have an unique chance to contribute to the club’s tradition and profit from the development taking place in Las Vegas, including the pending $1.4 billion growth of the surrounding Convention Center.”
The golf course opened for play in 1967 and was created by Ed Ault, who is credited with lots of style elements now common on golf courses nationwide. It underwent an extensive, $5.4 million restoration in 2009.
The course has actually hosted 20 PGA Tour and LPGA Tour occasions.
Samick Music Corp., a subsidiary of Samick Musical Instruments Co., Ltd., among the world’s largest musical instrument producers, likewise owns and runs Redhawk Golf Club in Temecula, Calif.
“This sale will continue the tradition of having a superior nation club in the Las Vegas resort corridor,” Knott said.