Oakley Corona Las Vegas Pro/Am


It was an rough morning for a less than rested field of Vegas golfers, but an early registration time ensured participants would have time to tour the Rolling O Lab and create a pair Custom Half Jackets before hitting the green for the 4th Annual Oakley Corona Las Vegas Pro/Am. Participants included local pros, Oakley retailers, Oakley reps, sports marketing managers, designers and Oakley athletes including Kristi Leskinen, Charlie Hoffman, Ricky Barnes, Suzanne Stonebarger, Sean Rosenthal and Brad Isles.

With the pros playing for cash, amateurs fighting for great prizes and everyone teeing off for $500 cash at the Fujikura long drive hole, competition was fierce. Oakley’s Paul Hymas and Mark Masanovich Oakley-fied the course with signage, tents and product, while Corona offered refreshing beverages wherever the golfers looked. A big thanks to Jay Williamson of Corona for the delicious and refreshing cervezas that were enjoyed by all throughout the day.

Fujikura PGA tour rep John Hovis manned the long drive hole along with a Trackman, the state-of-the-art launch monitor that provided each player with a variety of swing data. Fujikura Fit-On Academy and PGA Tour manager Pat McCoy and long time PGA Tour player and current East Coast Fujikura PGA Tour Rep Mike Sposa came out to support the event and played some great golf.

After golf, Oakley reps Kirk Schultze and Elysia Sheldon distributed cash and prizes that held everyone’s attention as they drank Corona’s and sampled items from Red Rock’s tasty Southwest Grill. The highlight of the awards ceremony was when Local Pro winner Monty Montgomery of Shadow Creek Golf Club was presented with $2,500 in cash in an Oakley wallet.

The festivities migrated over to the Red Rock Hotel Casino, where a special suite provided a great atmosphere for everyone to get to know each. With inside/outside bars, pool tables and a spa, it was the perfect 19th hole.

No one was ready to call it a night it. After all, this was Vegas. The crew headed to the Mirage and to the Jet Nightclub, one of the Vegas’ best clubs (even on a Monday night).