Colorado Golf Journal

4 05, 2017

Learning Early

2017-05-04T19:46:38+00:00 May 4th, 2017|

Golf in Schools field trip at CommonGround makes lasting impression on kids by Gary Baines Chatting with kids after they participate in a Golf in Schools field trip can reinstill faith that golf will be just fine decades in the future when they're at the helm of society. Asked what they thought of the game -- [...]

1 05, 2017

Moving On

2017-05-01T20:05:32+00:00 May 1st, 2017|

Coloradans Weinstein, Trask, Cohen, McCambridge picked for women's NCAA tournaments by Gary Baines Two Colorado residents were selected on Monday to participate as individuals at the NCAA Division II Women's Super Regionals, set for May 8-10. Regis freshman and Highlands Ranch resident Mary Weinstein (pictured), the Junior Golf Alliance of Colorado's female player of the year [...]

1 05, 2017


2017-05-01T11:05:39+00:00 May 1st, 2017|

Lexi Thompson will conduct all-girls clinic at Green Valley Ranch GC in August by Gary Baines Lexi Thompson, who was at the center of a firestorm of controversy in which she lost the first women's major championship of the year in a playoff after incurring a four-stroke penalty, will be coming to Colorado later this year [...]

30 04, 2017

Feeling Right at Home

2017-04-30T22:17:28+00:00 April 30th, 2017|

Dream comes true for Coloradan Clark as Oregon senior wins Pac-12 individual and team titles at Boulder CC by Gary Baines Suffice it to say that Boulder Country Club has treated Wyndham Clark pretty darn well over the years. Considering the Highlands Ranch resident has played the BCC course a grand total of maybe a dozen [...]

29 04, 2017

Try, Try Again

2017-04-30T21:16:35+00:00 April 29th, 2017|

Shortened Men's Pac-12 Championship set to resume Sunday after play snowed out Saturday at Boulder CC by Gary Baines Snow wiped out Saturday's action at the Men's Pac-12 Championship at Boulder Country Club, but officials hope to resume play on Sunday, ideally completing a 54-hole tournament, down from the usual 72 holes. A dozen players, including [...]

28 04, 2017

Coloradans Heat Up in Cold

2017-04-29T18:20:44+00:00 April 28th, 2017|

Clark shares Pac-12 lead at Boulder CC; CU's Freeman, Painton also in top 10 by Gary Baines On a day that featured a squall of snow in the afternoon, and sleet and wind chills that dipped into the mid-20s in the evening, perhaps it wasn't surprising that a few Colorado kids warmed up in the cold. [...]

27 04, 2017

Postseason Plans

2017-04-27T13:48:09+00:00 April 27th, 2017|

CU and DU teams, Kupcho, Wood, Prendergast land spots in Women's NCAA Div. I Regional tourneys by Gary Baines Two Colorado-based teams, a couple of Colorado residents who play for out-of-state schools, and an individual from Colorado State University learned Thursday where they'll compete in the Women's NCAA Division I Regionals, set for May 8-10. The [...]

27 04, 2017

Gearing Up

2017-04-28T08:35:48+00:00 April 27th, 2017|

The essentials for this weekend's Men's Pac-12 Championship at Boulder Country Club by Gary Baines When: Friday through Sunday (April 28-30), with Thursday practice rounds. Weather-permitting, tee times begin at 7:30 a.m. on Friday, 10 a.m. on Saturday, and 8 a.m. on Sunday. Where: Boulder Country Club (7350 Clubhouse Rd., Boulder). Admission: Free. Pairings/Scoring: CLICK HERE. [...]

26 04, 2017

Getting Better All the Time

2017-04-27T07:32:43+00:00 April 26th, 2017|

CU women finish program-best second in conference tourney, beat 4 of nation's top 15 teams by Gary Baines The University of Colorado women's golf team has been competing in conference championships since 1995, and on Wednesday the Buffs set a new program standard. CU, ranked No. 21 in the nation, beat four teams ranked in the [...]

26 04, 2017

Historic Venue

2017-04-26T13:54:01+00:00 April 26th, 2017|

Impending changes at City Park GC bittersweet for some; course redesign project scheduled to start late this year by Gary Baines As the meat of the golf season approaches, it's pretty much business as usual at City Park Golf Course in Denver. But, in all likelihood, this is the last springtime in a while that that [...]