31 08, 2016

CoBank Colorado Women’s Open

2016-12-09T10:48:47+00:00August 31st, 2016|

Coloradan Somin Lee opens with 71 in just her 2nd tourney of 2016; Trotter, Hahn share lead at 66 by Gary Baines There was a time not so long ago when it was not unusual for Somin Lee to play two tournaments in a week. Nowadays, two tournaments in eight months is more the norm [...]

29 08, 2016

Empowering Girls for Golf

2016-12-09T11:16:17+00:00August 29th, 2016|

Creamer attracts about 300 for clinic at Green Valley Ranch by Gary Baines Paula Creamer turned 30 years old this month, but in some ways fans still view her as a girl at heart. After all, she's grown up before our very eyes, having played on the LPGA Tour since she was 18. She won [...]

25 08, 2016

Setting the Standard Again

2016-12-09T11:39:22+00:00August 25th, 2016|

Moore medalist by 6 in U.S. Senior Women's Am qualifying; 6 other Coloradans also advance to national championship by Gary Baines All in all, it was a memorable performance for Janet Moore on Thursday in U.S. Senior Women's Amateur qualifying at The Club at Cordillera's Valley Course in Edwards. Let's count the ways: -- The [...]

24 08, 2016

Aiming for the Big Show

2016-12-09T11:41:52+00:00August 24th, 2016|

Stage I of LPGA qualifying starts busy tour Q-school schedule for locals by Gary Baines Summer is winding down, which means, among many other things, that Q-school time for the various major golf tours in the U.S. and around the world is upon us. Stage I of LPGA Tour qualifying will take place this week [...]

18 08, 2016

Headed for Nationals

2016-12-09T11:48:30+00:00August 18th, 2016|

Denver's Roh medalist as 6 qualify for U.S. Women's Mid-Am by Gary Baines It's been a dozen years since Susie Roh last attempted to qualify for the U.S. Women's Mid-Amateur, but apparently she hasn't lost her touch. Family matters and work have kept her from trying to qualify again after making match play in the [...]

17 08, 2016

Ram Tough

2016-12-09T12:08:38+00:00August 17th, 2016|

CSU coach Young, senior Rau team up to cruise to title in CWGA Brassie by Gary Baines There are certainly worse ways to spend your birthday than playing golf at scenic Perry Park Country Club while cruising to victory in a CWGA championship. Just ask Colorado State University women's golf head coach Annie Young, who [...]

16 08, 2016

Fond Memories

2016-12-09T12:11:54+00:00August 16th, 2016|

The International left void in Colo. when it exited 10 years ago this month by Gary Baines The anniversaries may draw little fanfare, but they shouldn't pass unrecognized. Thirty years ago this week, The International PGA Tour event debuted at the Jack Nicklaus-designed Castle Pines Golf Club. And 10 years ago, on Aug. 13, 2006, [...]

13 08, 2016

Making Another Run

2016-12-09T12:20:31+00:00August 13th, 2016|

2016 national finalist Caitlyn Chin among 16 junior golfers who advance from CommonGround to Regionals of Drive, Chip and Putt by Gary Baines Four months ago, three Coloradans -- Luke Trujillo, Arielle Keating and Caitlyn Chin -- lived the dream of competing at Augusta National by advancing to the 2016 Drive, Chip and Putt national [...]

10 08, 2016

Junior Series Championship

2016-12-09T12:27:50+00:00August 10th, 2016|

Wilson repeats as girls 10&U champ; Dumonteil, 8, wins boys event by Gary Baines Ashleigh Wilson of Highlands Ranch was scheduled for her first day of fourth grade at SkyView Academy on Wednesday. But she was oh so happy that she didn't go to school. After all, had she attended, she wouldn't have become the [...]

8 08, 2016

80 Compete in Niblick

2016-12-09T12:43:19+00:00August 8th, 2016|

LaRoche/Chonka among winners in CWGA tourney at Fox Hollow by Gary Baines The Homestead Golf Course in Lakewood has hosted the CWGA Niblick Tournament more than any other site -- three times in the last 11 years. So it only seems appropriate that players from The Homestead should win on occasion, and Monday was one [...]