31 01, 2017

The Big Show

2017-02-05T09:05:34+00:00 January 31st, 2017|

Additions, subtractions, moves, changes mark 2017 Denver Golf Expo by Gary Baines In the trade show business, change is part of the territory -- or par for the course, in golf parlance. Things seldom remain status quo from year to year. But some years have more change than others. And 2017 figures to be one [...]

30 01, 2017

Fortunate Dozen

2017-01-30T15:26:59+00:00 January 30th, 2017|

12 Colorado caddies earn full tuition and housing Evans Scholarships at CU by Gary Baines The words "life-changing" are sometimes thrown around casually. But when people use them when speaking of the Evans Scholarship for caddies, they never seem to ring hollow. Peter Evans, an Evans Scholar at the University of Colorado, recently put into [...]

27 01, 2017

Like Colorado, Like Arizona

2017-01-27T13:02:44+00:00 January 27th, 2017|

Colorado Golf Hall of Famer Eaton adds Arizona senior player award to CWGA honor by Gary Baines Colorado Golf Hall of Famer Kim Eaton has long been a force with which to be reckoned on the golf course in both Colorado and Arizona, and on Thursday she reaped the most recent recognition of her accomplishments. [...]

23 01, 2017

2017 Tour Outlook, Colorado Style

2017-01-23T08:43:24+00:00 January 23rd, 2017|

For first time in years, local players have a presence on all of world's major tours by Gary Baines With the LPGA Tour playing its season opener this week, every major tour in the world will be underway for 2017. And if recent developments are any indication, it will be an eventful year for players [...]

20 01, 2017

Innovative Equipment Manager

2017-01-20T10:18:41+00:00 January 20th, 2017|

Coloradan Ward wins national award from Golf Course Superintendents Association of America by Gary Baines The Golf Course Superintendents Association of America this week announced that one of its national awards will go to a Coloradan, Ed Ward, the equipment manager at Mariana Butte Golf Course in Loveland for the last 16 years. The Edwin [...]

19 01, 2017

Monumental Spring in College Golf?

2017-01-19T16:24:21+00:00 January 19th, 2017|

Big opportunities await Kupcho, Clark, CU men's team, among others by Gary Baines The fast-approaching spring portion of the college golf season is shaping up to be one of the most interesting in decades from a Colorado perspective. The spring schedule starts next week for some teams -- including the University of Denver men's squad [...]

16 01, 2017

7 and Counting

2017-01-16T18:04:25+00:00 January 16th, 2017|

2 CU students continuing a family affair as 7 siblings have caddied to earn Evans Scholarship by Gary Baines It may be a coincidence that University of Colorado students Peter and Allie Evans and their family share their surname with Charles "Chick" Evans, but it seems altogether appropriate. After all, founding the Evans Scholarship cemented [...]

12 01, 2017

Leaving Their Mark

2017-01-13T16:55:33+00:00 January 12th, 2017|

Competitors from 2012 U.S. Am in Colorado have achieved a remarkable amount as pros in their early and mid-20s by Gary Baines Often, an event can only be placed in proper perspective with the passage of time. That's certainly been the case with the 2012 U.S. Amateur that was hosted by Cherry Hills Country Club, [...]

9 01, 2017

Reunion of Colorado Golf Vets

2017-01-09T14:50:53+00:00 January 9th, 2017|

LPGA Tour rules official Lis joins former CGA co-workers Mate, Pagel on powerful USGA Rules of Golf Committee by Gary Baines Off the top of his head, Pete Lis rattles off the countries around the world in which he's served as a rules official since joining the LPGA Tour staff nearly four years ago: The [...]

5 01, 2017

CO Courses Prominent Among ‘Greatest’

2017-01-06T13:44:57+00:00 January 5th, 2017|

Castle Pines, Ballyneal, Cherry Hills in America's top 75 by Gary Baines The golf course ranking business is ever-expanding -- and apparently ever-popular -- but every two years it returns to its roots. And that time is now. The grandaddy of all the rankings -- both the first and the most respected -- was published [...]