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Lopez enjoys rebirth of game, tied for lead with four others

...since nearly winning the U.S. Women's Open earlier this year, overcame two 3-putts by making five birdies on the Desert Inn Country Club course where she won twice in the early 1980s while still in the prime of her career. "I'd like to win...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/11/21/oth_217864.shtml
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Las Vegas celebrates 100 years of pioneer history

...followed included the Thunderbird, Desert Inn, Sahara, Sands, Riviera, Hacienda...arrived from Cleveland to open the Desert Inn and Las Vegas Country Club, and...Howard Hughes decided to settle in the Desert Inn, one of several casinos he bought...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/05/15/liv_453249.shtml
Life & style
A Tiger's shadow looms over Sorenstam

...LPGA Tour Championship, which begins Thursday at the Desert Inn Country Club on the Las Vegas Strip. "I'm sad the...biased." The 72-hole event is held on the par-72 Desert Inn Country Club course, the site of the old Tournament...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/11/20/oth_217799.shtml
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Pak in control of her game -- and her life

...announced, "we go to casino." As it turned out, Pak indeed lost the small ones -- $60 in the slot machines at The Desert Inn -- but won the big treasure, a playoff victory over Karrie Webb and Laura Davies in the season-ending LPGA Tour Championship...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/11/17/oth_274721.shtml
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'Ocean's Thirteen' plays its old hand with so-so results

...Pitt's Rusty and some of their cohorts bemoan how Vegas has changed, with pioneer casinos such as the Dunes and the Desert Inn supplanted by bigger, flashier entertainment and gambling behemoths. The same holds for Ocean's Thirteen. Bigger...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/06/07/mov_131255.shtml
Movies
Steve and Eydie still singin' and swingin'

...eventually headed to the old Coconut Grove in Los Angeles, then on to Las Vegas, where they played the Sands, the Desert Inn and headlined for 10 years at Caesars Palace. Unlike the three- or four-day stands of today's Vegas, the resort's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/11/26/mus_395673.shtml
Music
If she has no chance, then why all the fuss?

...better recollection of the time he and Arnold Palmer played in Las Vegas against Barbara Romack and Mickey Wright at the Desert Inn in Las Vegas. Finsterwald and Palmer arrived a week early. He remembers how they converted the golf course into a par...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/05/14/gol_372532.shtml
Golf
Pak turns Tour Championship into headline

...her fortunes at the slot machines, walking out of the casino with a cup full of coins. That didn't help her at the Desert Inn Golf Club, where she dropped four shots on the first 10 holes to turn a rout into a race. "My tee shots made me work...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/11/14/oth_274316.shtml
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Golf notes: Faldo's 70 helps England take lead

...hasn't made anything worse than birdie on a par-5 in two days, had an eagle and three birdies on the long holes at the Desert Inn Country Club to move to 11-under after two rounds of the season-ending event. Tina Barrett shot a 66 to move into...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/11/21/oth_245371.shtml
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Tourney being called `unofficial fifth major'

...this season, and Webb has $947,356 entering this week's season-concluding LPGA Tour Championship at the Sheraton Desert Inn in Las Vegas, Nev. "What's interesting is that somehow there was an assumption that women being supported as professional...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/11/18/oth_217697.shtml
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