27 04, 2016

Flenniken’s Talent Knew No Bounds

2016-12-09T16:14:01+00:00 April 27th, 2016|

CWGA Golfer of Century has won international, national and state titles by Gary Baines Carol Flenniken put down roots in Colorado -- with her husband, Bill -- a half-century ago this year, and most of the time since, she's resided in the eastern-plains town of Brush, which sits about 60 miles east of Greeley. Shortly [...]

21 04, 2016

Cover Paige

2016-12-09T16:16:07+00:00 April 21st, 2016|

2015 CWGA Match Play champ Spiranac featured on cover of Golf Digest by Gary Baines It's amazing how life can change in the course of one year. Just ask former Coloradan Paige Spiranac. A year ago this spring, Spiranac was wrapping up her college golf career at San Diego State. Her college finale was an [...]

19 04, 2016

New CWGA Board Member Q&A

2016-12-12T09:32:03+00:00 April 19th, 2016|

Maillis brings passion for game to role as CWGA tournament chair by Gary Baines EDITOR'S NOTE: This is the second of five Q&As with the women who joined the CWGA's volunteer board of directors in 2016. They will be published periodically this spring. For the earlier Q&A with Kathy Malpass, CLICK HERE. Judy Maillis certainly [...]

17 04, 2016

The Home Stretch

2016-12-12T09:33:31+00:00 April 17th, 2016|

Colorado college teams gear up for conference tourneys by Gary Baines Now the real fun starts, the "Madness" of the college golf season. The regular season has ended for all nine NCAA Division I golf programs based in Colorado (five men's, four women's), with the last of the bunch wrapping up play on Sunday. Up [...]

13 04, 2016

Let’s Get It Started

2016-12-12T09:35:35+00:00 April 13th, 2016|

Excitement building as first Junior Golf Alliance of Colo. events approach by Gary Baines (Updated April 14) The Junior Golf Alliance of Colorado has been in the works for about 18 months, so it's certainly understandable why the organizers are champing at the bit in the starting gate. The first JGAC tournaments ever were scheduled [...]

11 04, 2016

A Week to Remember

2016-12-12T09:37:35+00:00 April 11th, 2016|

CGA's Mate makes most of experience as Masters rules official by Gary Baines Ed Mate had been to Augusta National Golf Club during Masters week once before, about a decade ago. But that was as a spectator for the practice rounds. This time around, the CGA's executive director left feeling like he'd wrung the whole [...]

7 04, 2016

Setting the Standard for CWGA Clubs

2016-12-12T09:40:38+00:00 April 7th, 2016|

Raccoon Creek 9-Hole Club innovative in Evans Scholars fundraising by Gary Baines When the newly renovated and expanded Evans Scholars house for caddies at the University of Colorado is formally dedicated on April 16, many people and organizations who have made contributions large and small can take some pride. One of them of note is [...]

3 04, 2016

Coloradans in Drive, Chip & Putt Nationals

2016-12-12T09:42:23+00:00 April 3rd, 2016|

Trujillo, Keating finish 6th, Chin 10th at Augusta National by Gary Baines Three junior golfers from Colorado held their own, received their share of national TV coverage, and most importantly left with memories for a lifetime Sunday in the Drive, Chip and Putt national finals held at Augusta National Golf Club in Georgia on the [...]

1 04, 2016

New CWGA Board Member Q&A

2016-12-12T09:44:40+00:00 April 1st, 2016|

Opportunities for women golfers a high priority for Malpass by Gary Baines EDITOR'S NOTE: This is the first of five Q&As with the women who joined the CWGA's volunteer board of directors in 2016. They will be published periodically this spring. Kathy Malpass is no stranger to "firsts". The current CWGA vice president was the [...]