"It's not about how far you hit it out here; it's about position, especially off the tee," Payne says. "You've got to find the fairway, no matter how far it is."
Get a taste of golf in the British Isles at Royal Links Golf Club, says General Manager Matt Tripp.
"Nobody really expects the setting that they enter as they come through our gates," Tripp says. "Our clubhouse is a castle; our holes are all fashioned after famous British Open holes, so you just don't expect that in the middle of the Las Vegas desert."
World Series of Golf President and CEO Terry Leiweke says the event incorporates "the wonderful theme of golf and the wildly popular game of poker."