Colorado Golf Journal

14 12, 2017

Among the Best

2017-12-14T09:26:14+00:00 December 14th, 2017|

7 Colorado courses, including 2018 U.S. Senior Open host Broadmoor East, make Golfweek's Top 100 lists; Ballyneal's 'Mulligan' short course receives special citation from by Gary Baines We're just over six months out from Colorado hosting its first major spectator golf tournament since the BMW Championship came to Cherry Hills Country Club in 2014. The [...]

12 12, 2017

In Shape

2017-12-12T12:19:41+00:00 December 12th, 2017|

Coloradan Dee Tidwell recognized as one of nation's top golf-fitness pros by Golf Digest by Gary Baines Golf Digest recently introduced a new ranking -- the 50 Best Golf-Fitness Professionals in America -- and a Coloradan was among those saluted this month. Dee Tidwell (pictured in a YouTube photo) of Colorado Golf Fitness Club in Greenwood [...]

11 12, 2017

CGA’s Loss is North Dakota’s Gain

2017-12-13T13:11:56+00:00 December 11th, 2017|

Jensen exiting job as CGA managing director of operations to take associate dean position with alma mater by Gary Baines It's difficult not to have a sense of deja vu regarding the impending career move of golf administrator Dustin Jensen. Jensen, the CGA's highly regarded and well-liked managing director of operations, recently accepted a job as [...]

7 12, 2017

Strong Fall Finish

2017-12-07T09:30:30+00:00 December 7th, 2017|

Coloradan Wood honored as Big 12 Women's Golfer of Month for November by Gary Baines Hannah Wood of Highlands Ranch will take a little momentum into her final semester of college golf. The Big 12 announced on Wednesday that Wood and Texas' Sophie Schubert shared the conference's Women's Golf of the Month honor for November. Wood, [...]

6 12, 2017

Sustained Legacy

2017-12-07T10:10:26+00:00 December 6th, 2017|

CU Evans Scholar alum honors chapter's 'founding fathers' by endowing scholarships for Campbell, Brinkerhoff, McClintock by Gary Baines There are many people who deserve credit for nurturing the Evans Scholarship for caddies at the University of Colorado over the last 50-plus years. But if you're looking for the people truly responsible for building the foundation for [...]

4 12, 2017

Fond Memories

2017-12-04T12:18:01+00:00 December 4th, 2017|

Fitzsimons GC, which will close for good in mid-December, will always hold special meaning for writer by Gary Baines As of the end of this year, close to 10 golf courses will have closed for good in Colorado since the dominos began to tumble almost a decade ago, leading to the financial crisis. The most high-profile [...]

3 12, 2017

Oh So Close

2017-12-03T13:22:58+00:00 December 3rd, 2017|

Final-hole bogey at Q-school costs former Buff Coleman conditional status on LPGA Tour in 2018 by Gary Baines It might be the costliest bogey of Jenny Coleman's young golf career. The former University of Colorado player bogeyed the 90th and final hole of Q-school on Sunday, costing her conditional status on the LPGA Tour in 2018. [...]

2 12, 2017

Pivotal Day Awaits

2017-12-02T15:16:29+00:00 December 2nd, 2017|

Former Buff Coleman in position to regain LPGA Tour status with 1 round left in Q-school by Gary Baines It will all come down to one round for former University of Colorado golfer Jenny Coleman. In Sunday's last round of the final stage of LPGA Q-school, Coleman could finish in the top 20 and earn fully-exempt [...]

1 12, 2017

Making a Move

2017-12-01T14:40:44+00:00 December 1st, 2017|

Former CU golfer Coleman jumps into top 30 with 69 at final stage of LPGA Q-school by Gary Baines Former University of Colorado golfer Jenny Coleman used a 3-under-par round of 69 to jump 31 spots up the scoreboard, into the top 30 in the final stage of LPGA Tour Q-school in Daytona Beach, Fla. Coleman, [...]

30 11, 2017

2 Rounds Down

2017-11-30T16:12:53+00:00 November 30th, 2017|

Ex-Buffs Childs, Coleman hanging tough with 3 rounds left in LPGA Q-school by Gary Baines Two former University of Colorado golfers remain very much in contention to earn some LPGA Tour status after Thursday's second round of the final stage of Q-school in Daytona Beach, Fla. Emily Childs, who spent one season at CU before transferring [...]