Colorado Golf Journal

23 01, 2017

2017 Tour Outlook, Colorado Style

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

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?

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

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

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

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’

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 [...]

3 01, 2017

Back in the Swing

January 3rd, 2017|

Kupcho places 3rd, CU's Fan 5th in Arizona Silver Belle by Gary Baines Jennifer Kupcho of Westminster, ranked No. 1 nationally in women's college golf according to Golfstat's head-to-head player standings, geared up for the spring portion of the schedule by finishing third out of 96 players last week in the prestigious Arizona Silver Belle [...]

2 01, 2017

What’s in Store for CO Golf in 2017?

January 2nd, 2017|

Pac-12 tourney on tap; mountain golf grabs spotlight by Gary Baines There was a time, not so long ago, when it was a given. Just about any year, the Colorado golf calendar would feature a significant professional tour event or a major national/international amateur golf competition -- and sometimes more than one annually. In fact, in [...]

29 12, 2016

Quote, Unquote

December 29th, 2016|

Notable quotables from Colorado golf in 2016 by Gary Baines You don't say? Well, in the case of people in the Colorado golf community, they do say. And, as the end of the year nears, we'll tell you what they said. In other words, it's time for our look back at the most notable quotables [...]