Colorado Golf Journal

21 02, 2018

More Plaudits

2018-02-21T12:45:40+00:00 February 21st, 2018|

Schalk, Weinstein set to be honored by Sportswomen of Colorado by Gary Baines The play of Hailey Schalk of Erie and Mary Weinstein of Highlands Ranch in 2017 continues to yield awards for the two Coloradans. The Sportswomen of Colorado announced its annual award winners earlier this month, and Schalk (high school) and Weinstein (college) [...]

19 02, 2018

Joint Effort

2018-02-20T08:32:33+00:00 February 19th, 2018|

Former PGA of America CEO Steranka headlines fifth G4 Summit, hosted by The Broadmoor, site of U.S. Senior Open by Gary Baines Next week, the G4 Summit -- an annual event which brings together many of the industry leaders in Colorado golf for a day of meetings, panel discussions and several presentations by notable speakers -- [...]

15 02, 2018

Ever-Increasing Numbers

2018-02-15T13:04:39+00:00 February 15th, 2018|

At least 35 Colorado junior golfers/JGAC members will play college golf starting in fall, including minimum of 17 in NCAA Division I by Gary Baines At roughly the midway point of the college season, seven golfers who grew up in Colorado were ranked among the top 200 men's or women's college players in the nation, according [...]

13 02, 2018

Springing Forward

2018-02-15T15:22:11+00:00 February 13th, 2018|

CSU's Secor, CU's Choi open spring college schedule with top-3 individual finishes by Gary Baines Two sophomores from Colorado-based schools started the spring portion of the college season in strong fashion by posting top-three individual finishes on Tuesday. Ellen Secor from Colorado State University recorded a college-career-best runner-up showing at The Gold Rush in Long Beach, [...]

8 02, 2018

Winter Golf Get-Together

2018-02-08T13:35:17+00:00 February 8th, 2018|

Organizers hope attendance for this weekend's Denver Golf Expo surpasses 10,000 by Gary Baines If it's not one thing, it's another. Over the years, plenty of factors have affected attendance at the annual Denver Golf Expo, including weather issues and date conflicts with major sporting events or Valentine's Day. This year, there's no overlap with the [...]

7 02, 2018

Sports Illustrated

2018-02-07T13:05:30+00:00 February 7th, 2018|

2015 CWGA Match Play champ Spiranac uses ever-increasing media following to draw attention to cyberbullying by Gary Baines Paige Spiranac currently has 1.3 million followers on Instagram and 179,000 on Twitter, and she can trace her meteoric rise on social media to something she experienced at Raccoon Creek Golf Course in Littleton on July 9, 2015. [...]

5 02, 2018

Colorado Highlights

2018-02-05T18:27:25+00:00 February 5th, 2018|

With The Broadmoor hosting U.S. Senior Open during resort's centennial year, we reflect on other milestone anniversaries worth noting this year in Colorado golf by Gary Baines The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs is doubling up on celebrations this year as the 100th anniversary of its founding coincides with the resort hosting the U.S. Senior Open [...]

30 01, 2018

Bagging Scholarships

2018-01-30T14:54:47+00:00 January 30th, 2018|

12 Colorado caddies awarded full tuition and housing Evans Scholarships by Gary Baines It was a nice bit of symmetry for Randall Thompson. Two weeks ago, he was among those in attendance at Denver Country Club for an Evans Scholars Selection Meeting, helping interview the caddies who were finalists for the college scholarship. Fifty years earlier, [...]

29 01, 2018

25 Years Old and Counting

2018-01-30T09:35:19+00:00 January 29th, 2018|

Despite ups and downs over the years, Denver Golf Expo going strong after a quarter-century by Gary Baines Stan Fenn remembers attending the Chicago Golf Show in the early 1990s, and coming back home to Colorado with a gnawing takeaway: "I said, 'Nothing like this is going on in Colorado,'" he remembers -- and wondering why [...]

25 01, 2018

Springing into Action

2018-01-25T17:09:05+00:00 January 25th, 2018|

3 Colorado-based Division I college teams ranked in top 25 nationally entering 'spring' schedule by Gary Baines At midseason for college golf programs, teams from predictable states are staking out places in the national polls. For instance, when combining Golfweek's men's and women's NCAA Division I top 25, seven California-based programs are ranked, while there are [...]