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Black Mountain History

The 1950s was a time of rich history especially for golf in Southern Nevada. In 1952, Las Vegans saw the opening of the Desert Inn Country Club, (also known by the loving moniker “The DI”). The DI was home to countless Tour events and it hosted play from U.S. Presidents and Hollywood celebrities to Championship players.

1958

And in 1958 the Black Mountain Golf and Country Club designed by Bob Baldock opened in Henderson, Nevada. Enhanced by a beautiful desert setting, it was the third oldest course in the valley until its closure in 2018. It too was enjoyed by golf lovers, mostly locals and residents of the surrounding neighborhood. The Black Mountain “Founders Nine” was a challenging 9 holes with spacious fairways that tested the skills of players at all levels.
1958

1963 - 1993

In 1963, Black Mountain’s Founding members decided to add an additional 9-holes to keep up with the demand of the growing interest in golf and the growing City of Henderson. People loved the expansion. Another big step came in 1993 with the development of a new Clubhouse and Banquet facility. Weddings, parties and countless celebrations took place in the new facilities.
1963 - 1993

2002 - 2019


Another 9 holes sporting a beautiful view of the foothills of the Black Mountains was added in 2002. Named the Desert Course, this challenging field entertained and tested golfers for years until 2013 when it was shut down.2017 the Black Mountain Golf Club went into bankruptcy eventually closing in 2018. In May of 2019, the Henderson City Council approved a closure plan.Less known than the DI, but loved none the same, golf at Black Mountain was an important part of the local community. Many of the residents surrounding the course have lived in the community for decades. The course was a hub for families and the surrounding neighborhood and continues to be loved by its residents.
2002 - 2019
Like the DI, which closed in 2004 to become the Wynn, the Black Mountain Golf Club with its proud history and rich heritage, will become something else. As time passes these two amazing golf properties, like many before them, have faced a transition. The next proposals for Black Mountain includes plans to build single-family homes with lot sizes similar to those in the existing neighborhood in the northern section of the golf course. More new family homes are proposed for the south part of the development, along Horizon Drive, between Greenway Road and Mona Lane.

What is next for the Black Mountain community can be a wonderful future where the next generation of families can live, grow, work and play. The neighborhood can continue to be a place where pride of homeownership thrives. We see a future where the history of Black Mountain and the future of Black Mountain can grow together, seamlessly to enhance the entire community for the next 60 years.

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