29 06, 2016

True Grit

2016-12-09T14:32:32+00:00June 29th, 2016|

Golf, personal resolve helped CWGA volunteer & career Army vet Ambrose overcome cancer, adversity by Gary Baines Bunny Ambrose happily recounts how her first name came to be. "I was named by my dad, who walked into the delivery room and said, 'We've got our Easter Bunny'. I was supposed to be an Easter bunny [...]

27 06, 2016

Diverse Trio of Qualifiers

2016-12-09T14:40:20+00:00June 27th, 2016|

Valley CC's Somin Lee helps golfer from Ecuador qualify for U.S. Girls' Jr. by Gary Baines No player from Colorado qualified for the U.S. Girls' Junior on Monday at Valley Country Club in Centennial, but it's fair to say that a prominent Colorado golfer received an assist for someone who did advance to the national [...]

16 06, 2016

Red Hot

2016-12-09T14:54:59+00:00June 16th, 2016|

Kupcho 31 under par for the week in winning her 2nd CWGA Match Play by Gary Baines Jennifer Kupcho has accomplished more in the last two months than many elite-level amateur golfers do in a lifetime. To finish up her freshman season of college golf at Wake Forest, the Westminster resident finished second at the [...]

16 06, 2016

Racking Up Victories

2016-12-09T14:45:32+00:00June 16th, 2016|

Eaton wins Senior Match Play for 22nd CWGA title by Gary Baines Kim Eaton had chalked up 21 CWGA championship titles before "retiring" from the association's tournaments in the fall of 2013. The Colorado Golf Hall of Famer came out of that retirement late last summer, and on Thursday she claimed her first CWGA championship [...]

15 06, 2016

Chalk Up Another Win

2016-12-09T15:00:56+00:00June 15th, 2016|

Weinstein's roll continues with girls Colorado Junior Amateur title by Gary Baines A year ago, when Mary Weinstein of Highlands Ranch won the CWGA Junior Stroke Play, she was asked if she had accomplished anything major in golf prior to that. "I said 'no'," Weinstein recounted on Wednesday. "So finally I can say 'yes', and [...]

13 06, 2016

New CWGA Board Member Q&A

2016-12-09T15:08:50+00:00June 13th, 2016|

Former teacher, coach Elliott an ideal fit to oversee Junior Committee by Gary Baines EDITOR'S NOTE: This is the last of five Q&As with the women who joined the CWGA's volunteer board of directors in 2016. For the earlier Q&As, click the following: Kathy Malpass, Judy Maillis, M'lis Ward, Sandy Schnitzer. It's always ideal to [...]

9 06, 2016

AJGA Hale Irwin Colorado Junior

2016-12-09T15:12:16+00:00June 9th, 2016|

Legaspi eagles final hole for girls title; 2 Coloradans tie for 2nd behind boys winner Howe by Gary Baines For sheer oddities, it would be tough to top the inaugural AJGA Hale Irwin Colorado Junior as last year a player shot a final-round 61 -- a course record at CommonGround and tying an all-time AJGA [...]

8 06, 2016

Teaming Up for Success

2016-12-09T15:17:32+00:00June 8th, 2016|

Kupcho/Vance make it look easy in claiming CWGA Mashie title by Gary Baines Chalk up another accomplishment for "Team Kupance." That's the name Jennifer Kupcho and Gillian Vance of CommonGround Golf Course call themselves when they join up to compete in golf. They not only qualified for the inaugural U.S. Women's Amateur Four-Ball -- held [...]

8 06, 2016

A Fitting Final Tribute

2016-12-09T15:14:21+00:00June 8th, 2016|

A who's who of golf attend services for former USGA president Nicholson by Gary Baines If one measure of a person is how many people -- and who -- attend his or her final services, Will Nicholson Jr., obviously led a full life. That was apparent long before Wednesday, when Saint John's Cathedral in Denver [...]

7 06, 2016

For Openers

2016-12-09T15:20:03+00:00June 7th, 2016|

DU signee Petersilie fires 66 at AJGA Irwin; Erie's Schalk 4th in girls by Gary Baines Isaac Petersilie will be playing Highlands Ranch Golf Club on a regular basis when he officially joins the University of Denver men's program late this summer. After all, the club is owned and operated by DU, and it's the [...]