Colorado Golf Journal

3 08, 2017

Sixth Out of 17 Teams

2017-08-03T14:12:58+00:00 August 3rd, 2017|

With 6th-place showing, Coloradans post best finish since 2013 at Girls Junior America's Cup by Gary Baines A year before the Girls Junior America's Cup is played in Colorado for the first time since 2000, the Colorado team recorded its best finish in the event in four years. The squad from the Centennial State tied for [...]

3 08, 2017

Coloradans in Florida

2017-08-03T09:25:12+00:00 August 3rd, 2017|

Caroline Jordaan, Cole Krantz, Marcus Tait make cut in oldest age division tourneys at Optimist International Junior by Gary Baines After two weeks of action, the last of 44 Coloradans completed play on Wednesday in the Optimist International Junior Golf Championships in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. Three in-state players from the oldest age groups made the [...]

2 08, 2017

Colorado PGA Honors Some of Its Best

2017-08-02T23:14:15+00:00 August 2nd, 2017|

The Broadmoor's Kelbel named Section's Golf Professional of the Year by Gary Baines The Colorado PGA named many of its 2017 award winners on Wednesday, with Mark Kelbel, the head professional at The Broadmoor Golf Club, earning the Section's highest honor, Golf Professional of the Year. The Golf Professional of the Year award goes to a [...]

2 08, 2017

Making Headway

2017-08-02T18:33:04+00:00 August 2nd, 2017|

Colorado team vaults into 7th place behind Murray's 68 at Girls Junior America's Cup by Gary Baines Three Coloradans posted rounds of par or better on Wednesday -- including Jacyln Murray of Grand Junction, who shot a 4-under-par 68 -- to help their team jump into seventh place after round 2 of the Girls Junior America's [...]

2 08, 2017

Junior Major Champions

2017-08-02T22:23:01+00:00 August 2nd, 2017|

14-year-old Emma Bryant, Colorado Mesa golfer Kyle Pearson rule at Colorado Junior Match Play by Gary Baines Call Kyle Pearson of Highlands Ranch a master of match play in Colorado in 2017. Call Emma Bryant of Aurora the comeback kid and give her credit for keeping alive hopes for the "Bryant Slam" in Junior Golf Alliance of [...]

1 08, 2017

Last Day Awaits

2017-08-01T18:20:54+00:00 August 1st, 2017|

Final four set for both girls and boys in Colorado Junior Match Play; title matches scheduled for Wednesday afternoon by Gary Baines Kyle Pearson of Highlands Ranch defeated Luke Trujillo of Colorado Springs 1 up on Tuesday afternoon in a quarterfinal battle of state high school champions at the Colorado Junior Match Play Championship at Black [...]

1 08, 2017

Back for Moore

2017-08-01T17:00:13+00:00 August 1st, 2017|

Janet Moore medalist for third straight year in U.S. Senior Women's Am qualifying; Hartwell, Hardy also share top spot this time as 10 advance by Gary Baines Janet Moore seems to have these U.S. Senior Women's Amateur Qualifying tournaments down pat. On Tuesday, the Centennial resident not only earned a spot in the national championship for [...]

1 08, 2017

Reflecting on Round 1

2017-08-01T15:15:14+00:00 August 1st, 2017|

Schalk leads way with 71 as Colorado 10th after round 1 of Girls Junior America's Cup by Gary Baines The team representing Colorado finds itself in the middle of the pack after Tuesday's opening round of the Girls Junior America's Cup at Reflection Bay Golf Club in Henderson, Nev., just outside Las Vegas. With the top [...]

1 08, 2017

Musical Chairs

2017-08-01T09:30:41+00:00 August 1st, 2017|

5-year contract for September music festival at Overland Park GC approved by Denver City Council by Gary Baines Denver City Council gave approval on Monday night to a controversial plan to bring a three-day music festival to Overland Park Golf Course that will close the course for play for five weeks each September and early October [...]

31 07, 2017

True to Form

2017-07-31T15:50:29+00:00 July 31st, 2017|

Top seeds keep upsets to a minimum on day 1 of Colorado Junior Match Play by Gary Baines Both the boys and girls tournaments at the Colorado Junior Match Play went almost entirely according to form Monday, with the top seeds advancing unscathed at Black Bear Golf Club in Parker. Out of the top 10 seeds [...]