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Thursday, April 2, 2015

Classmate is named to Southern Nevada Sports Hall of Fame

Southern Nevada Sports Hall of Fame

Joe Kelly and four others are being inducted into the Southern Nevada Sports Hall of Fame. VegasNews.com reported that the five inductees will receive state’s highest sports honor on Friday June 19, 2015 in the Orleans Arena. For ticket information and additional details about the induction ceremony, please call 702-522-7380. 

 Quoted from: http://www.vegasnews.com/ 
"Kelly has dedicated his professional career to producing an exceptional golf experience for local players and tourists. As a philanthropist, he has been instrumental in the promotion of junior golf and providing opportunities for youth in Southern Nevada. Kelly arrived in Las Vegas in 1977, serving as the assistant golf professional at the Desert Inn Hotel and Country Club. He served as host golf professional for the inaugural Panasonic Las Vegas Invitational in 1983 and went on to serve as host professional for six PGA TOUR events and two LPGA TOUR stops in Las Vegas. In addition to his experience as a professional and host, Kelly has been involved in the construction and opening of six local courses, including Desert Pines, Royal Links, Bali Hai and three courses at Sunrise Country Club." 

 "The Southern Nevada Sports Hall of Fame is a non-profit organization committed to recognizing the outstanding achievements by Southern Nevada athletes, both in the world of sports and the local community." 

"Proceeds from the event will be donated to organizations committed to the support and enhancement of Southern Nevada youth through active participation in programs designed to promote leadership, values and character through sports."