Nevada golf has a storied history in amateur team competition.
The Cobb Whalen Cup was named in honor of long-time president of the Southern Nevada Golf Association, Clyde Cobb, and former Executive Director of the Northern Nevada Golf Association, John Whalen. Since 2000 this annual championship has attracted the best amateurs across the state of Nevada
The Oliver Cup was named in honor of Lou Oliver. Mr. Oliver was a most prolific volunteer in Nevada State amateur golf. Among many other distinguished service awards, he earned the Southern Nevada Golf Association Volunteer of the Year award many times. The Oliver Cup brings together teams of amateur senior players in a variety of match formats.
Nevada’s Pacific Coast Amateur team brings together some of the best amateur golfers in the Western United States (and the world) to compete in this prestigious and long-running championship. The inaugural Pacific Coast Amateur was held in 1901.
Nevada’s USGA Men’s State team