29 09, 2016

Paying Tribute to Arnie

2016-12-09T09:52:30+00:00 September 29th, 2016|

Colorado, Cherry Hills helped make Arnold Palmer The King by Gary Baines There's a reason Arnold Palmer is front and center on the "Century of Golf in Colorado" poster that the CGA commissioned for last year as part of its 100th anniversary celebration. When it comes to the unforgettable fashion in which Palmer won the [...]

27 09, 2016

Runaway Victory

2016-12-09T09:57:33+00:00 September 27th, 2016|

Hughes makes winning CWGA Senior Stroke Play a 'slam' dunk by Gary Baines In winning the 34th CWGA Senior Stroke Play Championship by 11 shots on Tuesday, you might think that Deb Hughes had a walk in the park in the final round at historic Patty Jewett Golf Course in Colorado Springs. But to hear [...]

26 09, 2016

One of the Best

2016-12-09T10:04:56+00:00 September 26th, 2016|

Bill Bisdorf, one of just 3 players who have won at least 3 Colorado Opens, passes away by Gary Baines For the fourth time since late May, the Colorado golf community lost one of its most notable members as Colorado Golf Hall of Famer Bill Bisdorf passed away last Monday (Sept. 19) in Denver at [...]

21 09, 2016

Going Out on a Hi(wan) Note

2016-12-09T10:12:41+00:00 September 21st, 2016|

Centennial Celebration Tourney puts a bow on CWGA's 100th anniversary by Gary Baines There was a nice bit of centennial symmetry at work on Wednesday. One hundred years ago this month -- in September, 1916 -- the CWGA held its first championship. Twenty-eight women competed at Colorado Springs Golf Club (now known as Patty Jewett [...]

21 09, 2016

End of the Line

2016-12-09T10:04:17+00:00 September 21st, 2016|

Eaton's run at U.S. Sr. Women's Am ends in quarterfinals for 4th time by Gary Baines It's a rather remarkable achievement that Colorado Golf Hall of Famer Kim Eaton has made it to the quarterfinals of the U.S. Senior Women's Amateur four times in the eight years she's competed in the event. But that quarterfinal [...]

12 09, 2016

Wasting No Time

2016-12-09T10:23:13+00:00 September 12th, 2016|

NCAA women's record 61 leads to victory in season opener for CU's Lee by Gary Baines (Updated Sept. 13) University of Colorado senior Esther Lee certainly started her season with a bang on Monday as she tied an NCAA women's golf record with an opening round of 11-under-par 61 at the Branch Law Firm/Dick McGuire [...]

12 09, 2016

Success Story

2016-12-09T10:20:31+00:00 September 12th, 2016|

Innovative Solich Caddie & Leadership Academy going strong after 5 years by Gary Baines On Sunday at CommonGround Golf Course, as the Solich Caddie & Leadership Academy unofficially celebrated its fifth "birthday" with its annual post-season buffet and awards ceremony, Duffy Solich heard a comment from a caddie's parent that was music to his ears. [...]

11 09, 2016

Junior Series Championships

2016-12-09T10:27:24+00:00 September 11th, 2016|

Choi wins girls division, Jennings repeats as boys champ in 11-13 tourney. McClain, Pevny tops in 14-18 events by Gary Baines Jordan Jennings came a long way to compete in the Junior Golf Alliance of Colorado's 11-13 Junior Series Championship -- from Montrose, to be precise -- but he made the trip well worth it. [...]

2 09, 2016

Record-Setting Final Score

2016-12-09T10:37:26+00:00 September 2nd, 2016|

Coughlin rallies from 5 back with bogey-free 67 to win CO Women's Open by Gary Baines Lauren Coughlin should be dubbed "the closer." Twice in the last five weeks, the recent University of Virginia graduate has rallied from large deficits with stellar final rounds to claim state open titles in her first time playing in [...]

1 09, 2016

Scoring Record in Danger

2016-12-09T10:40:44+00:00 September 1st, 2016|

Hahn 11 under going into final round of CoBank Colorado Women's Open by Gary Baines Having a Symetra Tour event opposite the CoBank Colorado Women's Open likely cost the tournament at Green Valley Ranch Golf Club a handful of potentially its best players, but you'd never know it by the scores at the top of [...]