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23 05, 2017

Young and Talented

2017-05-23T19:21:08+00:00 May 23rd, 2017|

Holy Family's Schalk first freshman to win girls state individual title since 2002; sophomores Chitkoksoong (5A) and Lehigh (4A) also earn championships by Gary Baines Holy Family's Hailey Schalk has attracted plenty of attention in the world of junior golf for a while now, even though she's just 15 years old. She was promising enough to [...]

22 05, 2017

Precocious

2017-05-22T20:41:25+00:00 May 22nd, 2017|

Holy Family freshman Schalk starts round with 5 straight birdies, shoots 65 in 3A state meet by Gary Baines It's hard to imagine starting a state high school tournament career on a higher note. Holy Family freshman Hailey Schalk made birdie on each of her first five holes Monday -- and eight for her round -- [...]

22 05, 2017

Heartbreaking

2017-05-23T07:36:21+00:00 May 22nd, 2017|

Triple bogey on penultimate hole costs Coloradan Jennifer Kupcho individual NCAA national title by Gary Baines Just when it looked like a Colorado resident would win the Women's NCAA Division I individual national golf title for the first time, a heartbreaking finish cost Jennifer Kupcho of Westminster the victory on Monday in Sugar Grove, Ill. The [...]

22 05, 2017

A Celebration of Golf

2017-05-22T08:24:54+00:00 May 22nd, 2017|

Colorado Golf Hall of Fame dinner a star-studded affair; Mastalir, Junior Golf Alliance, Kupcho, Polmear honored by Gary Baines A sellout crowd of 190 people attended the 45th annual Colorado Golf Hall of Fame induction and awards dinner, held Sunday night at Sanctuary in Sedalia. Included was a veritable who's who of Colorado golf, past and [...]

21 05, 2017

Does Magical Monday Await?

2017-05-21T16:47:40+00:00 May 21st, 2017|

CO Golf Hall of Fame honoree Kupcho leads by 1 with 1 round left in Women's NCAA Finals by Gary Baines Jennifer Kupcho of Westminster will be honored as Golf Person of the Year at tonight's Colorado Golf Hall of Fame induction and awards dinner, but you'll have to excuse her for not being able to [...]

20 05, 2017

That’s a Wrap

2017-05-20T12:32:09+00:00 May 20th, 2017|

Coloradans Trask, Weinstein post top-25 finishes in Women's NCAA DII nationals; weather postpones round 2 of DI tourney by Gary Baines Perhaps it was appropriate that the two Coloradans competing in the Women's NCAA Division II nationals were paired together for Saturday's final round in Findlay, Ohio. Competing in the same threesome, Alex Trask of William [...]

20 05, 2017

2 in a Row?

2017-05-20T09:18:28+00:00 May 20th, 2017|

Coloradans Kupcho, Wood aim for second straight trip to U.S. Women's Open as Riverdale Dunes hosts qualifying tourney By Gary Baines The two Coloradans who qualified for the U.S. Women's Open a year ago will be back for more on Wednesday (May 24) when a 2017 qualifying tournament is held at Riverdale Dunes in Brighton. [...]

20 05, 2017

In Contention

2017-05-20T08:51:45+00:00 May 20th, 2017|

Coloradan Kupcho 5th in Women's NCAA DI nationals despite rough round-1 finish; Weinstein, Trask tied for 19th in DII finals by Gary Baines Jennifer Kupcho of Westminster picked up in the Women's NCAA Division I national finals where she left off in the NCAA regionals. Which is to say, the Wake Forest sophomore was consistently in [...]

19 05, 2017

Among the Best

2017-05-19T13:58:03+00:00 May 19th, 2017|

Broadmoor East, both Red Sky venues included in Golf Digest's America's 100 Greatest Public Golf Courses by Gary Baines Three Colorado courses open to resort play, including both facilities at Red Sky Ranch & Golf Club in Wolcott, have been included in Golf Digest's "America's 100 Greatest Public Golf Courses", published this month. The Broadmoor Golf [...]

18 05, 2017

Two Rounds Left

2017-05-18T12:47:24+00:00 May 18th, 2017|

Regis' Weinstein falls to 10th at halfway point of Women's NCAA Div. II Finals by Gary Baines Mary Weinstein of Regis University dropped back but remained in the top 10 after Thursday's second round of the Women's NCAA Division II Finals in Findlay, Ohio. Weinstein (pictured), winner of two Junior Golf Alliance of Colorado majors and [...]