29 12, 2016

Quote, Unquote

2017-01-06T12:45:32+00:00December 29th, 2016|

Notable quotables from Colorado golf in 2016 by Gary Baines You don't say? Well, in the case of people in the Colorado golf community, they do say. And, as the end of the year nears, we'll tell you what they said. In other words, it's time for our look back at the most notable quotables [...]

26 12, 2016

Continuing the Countdown

2017-01-06T14:18:05+00:00December 26th, 2016|

The stories of the year in Colorado golf, Part II by Gary Baines Following up from last week, when we started our two-part retrospective on the top Colorado golf stories of 2016 (CLICK HERE for the first installment), we continue our countdown with the top dozen stories of the year -- in reverse order. And [...]

22 12, 2016

Counting Down

2017-01-06T14:11:18+00:00December 22nd, 2016|

The stories of the year in Colorado golf, Part I by Gary Baines It's that time again. Each year, after covering golf in Colorado for the CGA and CWGA, yours truly compiles a roundup of the top golf-related stories from the Centennial State. And because there are so many worthy candidates, the list comes out [...]

19 12, 2016

The Season of Giving

2016-12-19T09:27:41+00:00December 19th, 2016|

Colorado golf-related holiday wishes, 2016 edition by Gary Baines Even if temperatures -- and a little snow -- this time of year don't readily lend themselves to rounds of golf in Colorado, that shouldn't mean "out of sight, out of mind" regarding our favorite sport. At least that's our feeling during this festive season. After [...]

15 12, 2016

Tour Highlights

2016-12-15T16:26:35+00:00December 15th, 2016|

Local players made some noise on top professional tours in 2016 by Gary Baines Last weekend essentially marked the end of 2016 from a competitive standpoint for the world's top golf tours. And an impressive 2016 it was in many respects from a Colorado perspective. Players with strong Colorado connections had plenty of highlights during [...]

12 12, 2016

Accidental Ball Movement on Green

2016-12-15T16:24:44+00:00December 12th, 2016|

USGA's new Local Rule has a touch of local flavor mixed in by Gary Baines The Golf Digest headline last week summarized the feelings of many in golf: "Finally, a Rules change we absolutely love". The headline was in reaction to the USGA and R&A's joint announcement that, starting Jan. 1, a new Local Rule [...]

4 12, 2016

Hitting Pay Dirt

2016-12-07T14:07:42+00:00December 4th, 2016|

Former CU golfer Coleman first local to earn LPGA Tour status in 4 years by Gary Baines The last time a player with strong Colorado connections landed LPGA Tour playing privileges through Q-school was four years ago. But former University of Colorado golfer Jenny Coleman was more than happy to be the one to end the [...]

1 12, 2016

Gearing Up

2016-12-07T14:12:41+00:00December 1st, 2016|

CWGA already in planning stages as prestigious Girls Junior America's Cup coming to Hiwan in 2018 by Gary Baines Part of the idea behind the yearly rotation of sites for the girls and boys Junior America's Cup tournaments is giving the competitors a sense of place, along with a wide variety of venues. For instance, when [...]