18 01, 2018

More Than Ever

2018-01-18T15:24:29+00:00 January 18th, 2018|

Record 19 juniors selected for Hale Irwin Player Program at CommonGround Golf Course by Gary Baines The Hale Irwin Player Program has undergone several notable changes for 2018 -- including a tweak of its name -- and more junior golfers than ever have been selected to participate this year. Designed to nurture the budding careers [...]

17 01, 2018

Junior Teachers Extraordinaire

2018-01-17T11:36:27+00:00 January 17th, 2018|

Colorado-based instructors Braga, Fisher, Heim, Wells receive international honors from U.S. Kids Golf by Gary Baines U.S. Kids Golf announced its "Top 50 Kids Teachers" this week, and three instructors at Colorado-based courses were recognized for the international honor. And another Coloradan was named a Master Kids Teacher by virtue of being recognized three times by [...]

12 01, 2018

CWGA Club Numbers

2018-01-12T11:07:09+00:00 January 12th, 2018|

As part of the integration with the CGA, we created one GHIN database for all 60,000 members and nearly 500 clubs. CWGA club numbers have changed: The prefix to the CWGA club number was “07” – it is now “03” CWGA club numbers now start with “5” and they are four digits. So, if your [...]

12 01, 2018

2018 Annual Meeting

2018-01-12T14:01:47+00:00 January 12th, 2018|

The 2018 Annual Meeting will be March 3  at the Inverness in Englewood. REGISTER ONLINE HERE Break out sessions will include: USGA Tournament Management (Golf Genius) training Handicap chair training Rules of Golf for 2018 Q&A on integrating with the CGA and more! Brunch is included in the price of $35. All are welcome to [...]

11 01, 2018

A Fresh Slate

2018-01-14T18:26:25+00:00 January 11th, 2018|

What's new and different in 2018 for Colorado's local tour players and events?  by Gary Baines Colorado's tour golfer community has undergone quite a few changes over the last few years. You could say it was a matter of people coming and going, but it was mainly going. -- Sam Saunders, grandson of Arnold Palmer, moved [...]

8 01, 2018

Prized Outing

2018-01-10T11:49:52+00:00 January 8th, 2018|

Sorenstam will play round with 9 First Tee members at The Broadmoor, site of her 1995 U.S. Women's Open victory; CoBank, The First Tee of GVR, The Broadmoor co-sponsoring August event by Gary Baines The folks at The First Tee of Green Valley Ranch, who host the CoBank Colorado Open Championships each year, have had quite [...]

4 01, 2018

Paving the Way

2018-01-04T10:42:58+00:00 January 4th, 2018|

Ever-growing Youth on Course initiative, which will help make golf more affordable for participating junior golfers, is coming to Colorado by Gary Baines The CGA has drawn rave reviews for one youth-oriented golf program that uses subsidies to good effect, and now it's hoping another will be similarly successful. Since 2012, the Solich Caddie & [...]

1 01, 2018

Eventful Year On Tap

2018-01-01T16:03:44+00:00 January 1st, 2018|

U.S. Senior Open, Girls Junior America's Cup, first year following CGA/CWGA merger, TPC Colorado opening set for 2018 by Gary Baines If you're a fan of variety, of the new and different, you should like what awaits in Colorado golf in 2018. There's a return of major tour-level tournament golf to the Centennial State for the [...]