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9 08, 2017

End of the Line

2017-08-09T18:38:29+00:00 August 9th, 2017|

Kupcho falls 2 and 1 in round-of-64 match at U.S. Women's Amateur by Gary Baines The hopes of Jennifer Kupcho of Westminster adding the 2017 U.S. Women's Amateur title to the Canadian Women's Amateur championship she won last month ended on Wednesday when she lost in the round of 64 at San Diego Country Club. Kupcho, [...]

9 08, 2017

Continued Success

2017-08-09T17:47:51+00:00 August 9th, 2017|

Wilson makes it 3 wins in a row, Dumonteil 2 straight in JGAC 10 & under Junior Series Championship by Gary Baines Repeat and three-peat. That was the story of the day for the winners of the Junior Golf Alliance of Colorado's 10 & under Junior Series Championship at the Pfluger Course at Pinehurst Country Club [...]

8 08, 2017

Still in the Hunt

2017-08-08T19:16:22+00:00 August 8th, 2017|

Westminster's Kupcho earns spot in match play at U.S. Women's Amateur by Gary Baines Jennifer Kupcho of Westminster didn't make it with a lot to spare, but she successfully cleared the first hurdle at the U.S. Women's Amateur by advancing to match play Tuesday at San Diego Country Club. The recent Canadian Women's Amateur champion shot [...]

8 08, 2017

11-13 Champs

2017-08-08T19:31:58+00:00 August 8th, 2017|

Choi repeats as 11-13 Junior Series girls champion; Messingham wins boys title in playoff by Gary Baines They went about it in totally different ways, but Gage Messingham of Arvada and Sofia Choi of Littleton arrived at the same outcome on Tuesday afternoon at The Fox Hill Club in Longmont. Messingham (below in orange) prevailed in [...]

7 08, 2017

To Start With

2017-08-07T19:07:06+00:00 August 7th, 2017|

Coloradan Kupcho, CSU's Prendergast open with 75s at U.S. Women's Amateur by Gary Baines Last month, Jennifer Kupcho won the Canadian Women's Amateur. This week, she'd like nothing better than the same result on this side of the border. The Wake Forest junior-to-be, a three-time CWGA Player of the Year, had a good start but a [...]

7 08, 2017

Halfway Done

2017-08-07T15:26:11+00:00 August 7th, 2017|

Defending champ Choi leads girls; Wood, Chesler, Chitkoksoong tied in boys tourney at 11-13 Junior Series Championship by Gary Baines On a cloudy, wet, rainy day at The Fox Hill Club in Longmont, several players who know what it's like to win a Junior Golf Alliance of Colorado Junior Series Championship find themselves at or near [...]

6 08, 2017

Teaming Up for Victory

2017-08-06T19:13:16+00:00 August 6th, 2017|

Brassie win gives Austin 18 CWGA titles, West her first one by Gary Baines Winning never gets old, whether you've claimed 18 CWGA titles or just one. Just ask Christie Austin of Cherry Hills Country Club, owner of the 18 victories, or teammate Kathy West of Castle Pines Golf Club, who earned her first CWGA [...]

5 08, 2017


2017-08-05T16:24:58+00:00 August 5th, 2017|

West's ace helps her and teammate Austin build 3-stroke lead in CWGA Brassie by Gary Baines Colorado Golf Hall of Famer Christie Austin, winner of the CWGA Brassie Championship five times, has put herself in position for title No. 6, with the help of teammate Kathy West. With West's hole-in-one at the 112-yard 15th hole, [...]

4 08, 2017

Building Momentum in Western Colorado

2017-08-04T15:08:58+00:00 August 4th, 2017|

Unique Western Slope Triple Play tournament features good golf for a good cause by Gary Baines The Western Slope Triple Play, a unique women's tournament held at three separate courses over three days each year late in July, has proven to be quite an effective fundraiser for a good cause, in addition to a popular [...]

4 08, 2017

Taking Their Best Shots

2017-08-04T10:56:24+00:00 August 4th, 2017|

Rifle Creek GC set to host 51st year of CWGA Brassie Championship by Gary Baines The CWGA Brassie Championship has been held at least annually since 1967 -- when current Colorado Golf Hall of Famer Marcia Bailey and Ann Benson won at Colorado Springs Country Club -- but don't get the impression that this weekend [...]