CWGA

Colorado Golf Journal

21 08, 2017

Eyeing the Prize

2017-08-21T15:34:23+00:00 August 21st, 2017|

LPGA, Web.com Q-School process set to begin, with local contingent taking aim at tour cards by Gary Baines If the professional tour season in golf is gradually winding down, it means it's about time for Q-school, when hopes are high and dreams can come true -- or be dashed. For 2017, that time has arrived, including [...]

19 08, 2017

Tulsa-Bound

2017-08-19T20:13:00+00:00 August 19th, 2017|

Junior Series Champion Sofia Choi among 16 who advance to Drive, Chip & Putt Regionals from Walnut Creek by Gary Baines Sixteen more junior golfers punched their tickets to the Regional round of qualifying for the Drive, Chip & Putt Championship through a Sub-Regional held Saturday at Walnut Creek Golf Course in Westminster. It's the first [...]

17 08, 2017

The Return of Major Tour Golf in Colorado

2017-08-17T16:27:23+00:00 August 17th, 2017|

The Broadmoor gearing up to roll out the red carpet for 156 players, perhaps 135,000 fans at 2018 U.S. Senior Open by Gary Baines Russ Miller has been the PGA director of golf at The Broadmoor for 19 years -- a period during which the Colorado Springs resort has hosted two USGA open championships -- the [...]

15 08, 2017

Atop the Scoreboard Again

2017-08-15T21:01:23+00:00 August 15th, 2017|

Eaton wins CWGA Senior Stroke Play for fifth time -- and third time by double digits by Gary Baines Kim Eaton now has an even handful of titles when it comes to the CWGA Senior Stroke Play. The Colorado Golf Hall of Famer dominated the 35th playing of the tournament this week at Mariana Butte [...]

14 08, 2017

Quick Out of the Blocks

2017-08-14T15:20:37+00:00 August 14th, 2017|

First-round 67 gives Eaton 8-shot lead in CWGA Senior Stroke Play by Gary Baines Colorado Golf Hall of Famer Kim Eaton, who's seeking her fifth CWGA Senior Stroke Play title, took a big step toward her goal this week by grabbing an eight-shot lead after Monday's first round at Mariana Butte Golf Course in Loveland. [...]

13 08, 2017

That’s a Wrap

2017-08-13T17:38:23+00:00 August 13th, 2017|

Katelyn Lehigh, Wes Weber claim titles in 14-18 Junior Series Championships by Gary Baines Wes Weber of Johnstown and Katelyn Lehigh of Loveland scored victories on Sunday in the Junior Golf Alliance of Colorado's 14-18 Junior Series Championship at Pelican Lakes Golf and Country Club in Windsor. In the last of three Junior Series Championships held in [...]

12 08, 2017

First Tee Kids Clinic at GVR

2017-08-12T21:43:30+00:00 August 12th, 2017|

Lexi Thompson embraces role of inspiring girls -- and boys too by Gary Baines It may be just a coincidence, but since the year Lexi Thompson was born -- 1995 -- the percentage of American junior golfers who are females has doubled. Obviously, it's not all due to Thompson -- to say the least -- but [...]

12 08, 2017

Taking the Next Step

2017-08-12T16:38:05+00:00 August 12th, 2017|

CO Junior Match Play champ Bryant among 16 who advance from Drive, Chip & Putt Sub-Regional to Regional Qualifying by Gary Baines Sixteen junior golfers, including Colorado Junior Match Play girls champion Emma Bryant of Aurora, earned spots into Regional Qualifying for the Drive, Chip & Putt Championhip by virtue of their performances Saturday in a [...]

11 08, 2017

Seeking More Titles

2017-08-11T10:52:07+00:00 August 11th, 2017|

Former champs Eaton, Austin, Zmistowski, Doyen among 116 entrants for CWGA Senior Stroke Play by Gary Baines Three Colorado Golf Hall of Famers are scheduled to be in the field when the 35th CWGA Senior Stroke Play is contested Monday and Tuesday (Aug. 14-15) at Mariana Butte Golf Course (pictured) in Loveland. The three -- [...]

10 08, 2017

Best from Coloradans

2017-08-10T15:02:15+00:00 August 10th, 2017|

Lehigh finishes 26th among girls, Solem 25th among boys at Big I National Championship by Gary Baines Jackson Solem of Longmont, putting the finishing touches on a very good junior golf career, placed 25th out of 99 players Thursday at the Trusted Choice Big I National Championship in Madison, Miss. And in the girls tournament, Lauren [...]