30 03, 2016

Winner and Still Champion

2016-12-12T09:46:22+00:00 March 30th, 2016|

1960 U.S. Open at Cherry Hills picked as top U.S. Open moment ever by Gary Baines Julian Graubart entitled his book about the 1960 U.S. Open at Cherry Hills Country Club, "Golf's Greatest Championship". And, apparently, readers of the USGA's website tend to agree with a scaled-down version of that bold proclamation. During this month, [...]

28 03, 2016

Augusta-Bound

2016-12-12T09:49:28+00:00 March 28th, 2016|

3 Colorado juniors set for nationally televised Drive, Chip & Putt finals by Gary Baines It took a while for Colorado competitors to get revved up for the Drive, Chip and Putt Championship, but they seem to be hitting full stride these days. No Coloradans qualified for the national finals of the DC&P event held [...]

25 03, 2016

A Doctor Who’s Worked Wonders

2016-12-12T09:51:45+00:00 March 25th, 2016|

98-year-old McClintock receiving lifetime honor for service to golf by Gary Baines If there's anyone who can truly appreciate the recent $6 million renovation and expansion of the Evans Scholars house for caddies at the University of Colorado, it's Dr. Homer McClintock. McClintock was one of three CGA officials on hand back in March 1969 [...]

21 03, 2016

Going the Distance for Good Causes

2016-12-12T09:55:13+00:00 March 21st, 2016|

More than $90K pledged for CO Golf Hall of Fame Classic 100 by Gary Baines The seed was planted a few years ago when Gary Potter received a request from former CGA executive director Warren Simmons, asking for a pledge for a fundraising event in which Simmons was participating. "I was kind of curious, and [...]

17 03, 2016

Up and Coming

2016-12-12T09:56:46+00:00 March 17th, 2016|

Coloradan Hannah Wood making major inroads as college player by Gary Baines It's hard to believe now, given what Hannah Wood has accomplished in golf in the last couple of years, but the 20-year-old from Centennial never won a girls state high school title in Colorado. She placed third as both a sophomore and junior [...]

14 03, 2016

Inching Upward

2016-12-12T09:58:17+00:00 March 14th, 2016|

Public course rounds in Colorado increase for 2nd straight year by Gary Baines As with many things in life, the business of golf is all relative. In Colorado that translates into, it may not being doing great, but it's a little better than it was. At least that's what the Colorado Public Golf Course Rounds [...]

10 03, 2016

Volunteerism Comes Naturally to ‘Lynn Z’

2016-12-12T10:03:58+00:00 March 10th, 2016|

Zmistowski was recently named CWGA Volunteer of the Century by Gary Baines While Lynn Zmistowski insists she never viewed herself as a volunteer in what she's done for the game of golf, let it never be said that she was anything but dedicated to the task at hand when a duty was given to her. [...]

3 03, 2016

Staying in the Loop

2016-12-12T10:09:28+00:00 March 3rd, 2016|

Annual Caddie Summit helps nurture programs throughout Colorado by Gary Baines Caddying may no longer be in its heyday, and Colorado isn't one of its hotbeds, but that doesn't mean it's a relic of a bygone era in golf. It simply means that it needs consistent nurturing to maintain a significance presence in Colorado golf. [...]