30 05, 2016

Will Nicholson Jr. Passes Away

2016-12-09T15:23:02+00:00 May 30th, 2016|

Former USGA president 'on the Mount Rushmore of golf in Colorado' by Gary Baines Will Nicholson Jr., one of just three Coloradans to have served as president of the USGA, passed away on Saturday. The longtime Denver resident was 87. (For service information, see bottom of story.) Nicholson, a member of both the Colorado Sports [...]

28 05, 2016

Fun for All

2016-12-09T15:25:09+00:00 May 28th, 2016|

LPGA-USGA Girls Golf continues to make strides in Colo., elsewhere by Gary Baines When it comes to LPGA-USGA Girls Golf, the program hits close to home for some in the Colorado golf community. In part that's because Colorado Springs resident Judy Bell, who has the distinction of being the first female president in USGA history, [...]

24 05, 2016

Girls State Golf Roundup

2016-12-09T15:28:55+00:00 May 24th, 2016|

Weinstein, Grandview best in 5A; Sargent, Colo. Academy prevail in 4A by Gary Baines There was no endorsement deal involved, but shortly after winning the individual title at the 5A girls state high school tournament, Mary Weinstein noted that she was going to Disney World. After an eventful Monday and Tuesday, she'd earned it. On [...]

23 05, 2016

Girls State Golf Roundup

2016-12-09T15:31:35+00:00 May 23rd, 2016|

Regis' Weinstein up by 4 in 5A meet; Silver Creek's Sargent leads in 4A by Gary Baines The wind blew so hard during one squall Monday afternoon at CommonGround Golf Course that multiple golf bags were toppled and several players and spectators alike were sent running for cover. Later in the day, when the weather [...]

21 05, 2016

Shipley Goes Out in Style at CommonGround

2016-12-09T15:35:02+00:00 May 21st, 2016|

Senior wins DII title; Rollins claims 6th NCAA team championship by Gary Baines Five years ago, Gabrielle Shipley capped off her high school golf career by winning a state title in Michigan. On Saturday, she finished off her college golf career by claiming an individual national championship. It was a nice bit of symmetry. The [...]

20 05, 2016

Women’s DII Nationals at CommonGround

2016-12-09T15:39:05+00:00 May 20th, 2016|

3 senior co-leaders aim to exit college with national title by Gary Baines The three co-leaders going into the final round of the Women's NCAA Division II Finals have a combined 27 individual college titles to their credit, but they'd probably trade them all for a victory Saturday at CommonGround Golf Course in Aurora. The [...]

20 05, 2016

New CWGA Board Member Q&A

2016-12-09T15:36:28+00:00 May 20th, 2016|

Lifelong educator Schnitzer enjoys teaching women about Rules of Golf by Gary Baines EDITOR'S NOTE: This is the fourth 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&As, click the following: Kathy Malpass, Judy Maillis, M'lis Ward. [...]

19 05, 2016

Women’s NCAA DII Finals at CommonGround

2016-12-09T15:40:51+00:00 May 19th, 2016|

David Leadbetter's daughter, Hally, grabs individual lead by Gary Baines Hally Leadbetter of Rollins College, who holds the individual lead after Thursday's second round of the Women's NCAA Division II Finals at CommonGround Golf Course, has a surname very well known in golf circles, and it's not just happenstance. Leadbetter is the daughter of David [...]

18 05, 2016

Rounding into Form

2016-12-09T15:52:57+00:00 May 18th, 2016|

Despite sophomore slump, Chantry fires 69 to lead women's DII nationals at CommonGround by Gary Baines Mailen Domecq Chantry had an outstanding freshman season at Nova Southeastern, with two victories to her credit and a fifth-place showing in the 2015 Women's NCAA Division II Finals. But the Argentine's second year at the Florida school ... [...]

18 05, 2016

Girls State High School Golf

2016-12-09T15:49:04+00:00 May 18th, 2016|

Individual titles wide open with no former champs in fields by Gary Baines This year's girls state high school golf tournaments will definitely have a different feel to them. After all, it's been a full decade since there's been no former individual state champions in the field for either the 5A or 4A girls tourneys [...]