Sahara Invitational, Former PGA Tour Tournament

The Sahara Invitational is a former PGA Tour golf tournament, played from the late 1950s through the mid-1970s. The tournament was played in Las Vegas and named after the sponsor, the Sahara Hotel. The tournament was accompanied by a celebrity pro-am. Jack Nicklaus was a 4-time winner.

First played: 1958

Last played: 1976

Also known as: Sahara Pro-Am

Winners of the Sahara Invitational
1976 — George Archer
1975 — Dave Hill
1974 — Al Geiberger
1973 — John Mahaffey
1972 — Lanny Wadkins
1971 — Lee Trevino
1970 — Babe Hiskey
1969 — Jack Nicklaus
1968 — Chi Chi Rodriguez
1967 — Jack Nicklaus
1966 — Jack Nicklaus
1965 — Billy Casper
1964 — R.H. Sikes
1963 — Jack Nicklaus
1962 — Tony Lema
1961 — Phil Rodgers
1960 — Bob Duden
1959 — Doug Sanders
1958 — Bill Johnston

Golf Courses: Among the courses where the Sahara Invitational was played were the Paradise Valley Country Club and Sahara Nevada Country Club.

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