Colorado Golf Journal

24 04, 2017

In Contention

April 24th, 2017|

DU, CU women stand second in their respective conference tournaments by Gary Baines The University of Denver women's golf team will need a rally to extend a streak that dates back to 2004. The Pioneers, who have won the last 13 conference championships in which they've competed, will go into Tuesday's final round of the Women's [...]

24 04, 2017

Right at Home

April 24th, 2017|

Coloradan Wyndham Clark returns to play for Pac-12 title at Boulder CC, where he won 2010 CGA Amateur; in all, 5 Coloradans expected to be in field by Gary Baines Wyndham Clark is living the dream. Back when the Colorado resident was in high school at Valor Christian and considering where to play his college golf, [...]

19 04, 2017


April 19th, 2017|

Next week's Pac-12 Championship at Boulder CC will feature many of the world's top amateurs by Gary Baines The competitive golf season for elite-level players is just getting started in Colorado, but one could easily make the case that the top tournament of the year in the state -- based on quality of field -- will [...]

18 04, 2017

Among the Best

April 18th, 2017|

Ballyneal, Colorado GC, Castle Pines GC, Cherry Hills picked for Golfweek's top 100 U.S. course lists; also, Golfweek chooses 'best courses you can play' in Colorado by Gary Baines Golfweek recently published its annual lists of the best 100 "classic" and best 100 "modern" courses in the U.S., and four Colorado layouts were among the 200 recognized. [...]

17 04, 2017

League Titles at Stake

April 17th, 2017|

8 NCAA Div. I conference championships in next 2 weeks feature Colorado teams by Gary Baines When Boulder Country Club and the University of Colorado host the Pac-12 meet April 28-30, it'll mark the first time a major NCAA Division I men's conference championship will be held in Colorado since 1993, when the Western Athletic Conference [...]

15 04, 2017

Second Verse, Same as the First

April 15th, 2017|

Coloradan Kupcho runner-up again in Women's ACC Championship by Gary Baines When it comes to the Women's Atlantic Coast Conference Championship, Jennifer Kupcho of Westminster has been nothing if not consistent. A year ago as a Wake Forest freshman, Kupcho finished second in her first ACC tournament, two strokes behind the champion. Then on Saturday as [...]

14 04, 2017

Signing on the Dotted Line

April 14th, 2017|

Number of Colorado Class of 2017 college golf signees surpasses three-dozen by Gary Baines The spring National Letter of Intent signing period began on Wednesday, and numerous Colorado high school seniors formally committed to play college golf. Combined with the local golfers who signed in the fall, at least three-dozen Coloradans are now set to compete [...]

13 04, 2017

Solich Caddie & Leadership Academy

April 13th, 2017|

Training at CommonGround can set the stage for potential life-changing success through caddie initiative by Gary Baines At the beginning of the training session for the Solich Caddie & Leadership Academy at CommonGround Golf Course, some of the first-year caddies are a bit raw, to put it mildly. Many may have no idea how to carry [...]

12 04, 2017

Making Their Presence Felt

April 12th, 2017|

20-plus state lawmakers interact with CO golf industry leaders at Colorado Golf Alliance Day at the Capitol by Gary Baines There was a time when there was less of a pressing need for golf to have a formal presence at the Colorado state capitol. After all, with Les Fowler serving as either a state representative or [...]

11 04, 2017

Hawaii Debut

April 11th, 2017|

Former CU golfer Coleman set for first tourney as LPGA Tour member by Gary Baines Former University of Colorado golfer Jenny Coleman will make her debut as an LPGA Tour member this week as she's in the field for the Lotte Championship that runs Wednesday through Saturday in Oahu, Hawaii. The tournament features a $2 million [...]