31 07, 2017

True to Form

2017-07-31T15:50:29+00:00July 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 [...]

31 07, 2017

10 National Spots at Stake

2017-07-31T09:36:45+00:00July 31st, 2017|

Many past U.S. Senior Women's Amateur qualifiers seek return trip at Pole Creek by Gary Baines When it comes to amateurs wanting to compete in a USGA national championship, the odds don't get much better than qualifying for the U.S. Senior Women's Amateur. It's by no means easy to earn a national berth, but in [...]

30 07, 2017

Top 10 Showing

2017-07-31T14:28:28+00:00July 30th, 2017|

Denver's Huffer finishes season-best eighth in Symetra Tour event; CSU's Oelfke wins German International Amateur by Gary Baines Becca Huffer of Denver posted her best finish on the Symetra Tour this year, tying for eighth place Sunday in the Firekeepers Casino Hotel Championship in Battle Creek, Michigan. The 2013 CoBank Colorado Women's Open champion shot [...]

29 07, 2017

Junior Major No. 3

2017-07-29T14:10:36+00:00July 29th, 2017|

Black Bear GC hosting Junior Golf Alliance major during a busy week for state's top junior players by Gary Baines The third major of the 2017 Junior Golf Alliance of Colorado season will be held starting Monday (July 31) at Black Bear Golf Club in Parker. But the top junior players in the state will be [...]

28 07, 2017

Success North of the Border

2017-07-28T16:32:06+00:00July 28th, 2017|

Coloradan Kupcho goes wire-to-wire to win Canadian Women's Amateur by 5 by Gary Baines Jennifer Kupcho is a national champion -- just not yet in the U.S. The Westminster resident led wire-to-wire this week in earning the prestigious Canadian Women's Amateur title on Friday at Cutten Fields in Guelph, Ontario, west of Toronto. Kupcho, ranked No. [...]

27 07, 2017

Optimist-ically Speaking

2017-07-27T16:48:28+00:00July 27th, 2017|

Broomfield's Franklin places 6th among boys at Optimist International Junior; Littleton's Choi 13th in girls tourney by Gary Baines Several Coloradans posted top-25 finishes Thursday in the Optimist International Junior Golf Championships in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. Walker Franklin of Broomfield, who made a hole-in-one on the 13th hole on Wednesday, placed sixth out of 141 [...]

25 07, 2017

Golf at Altitude

2017-07-25T19:38:27+00:00July 25th, 2017|

Longest prime-time drives at Mile High Showdown travel 485 for men, 406 for women by Gary Baines Among the spectators at the Mile High Showdown World Long Drive event at Park Hill Golf Club in Denver on Tuesday evening was Evergreen resident Craig Stadler, winner of the 1982 Masters. Stadler, a Colorado Golf Hall of Famer [...]

25 07, 2017

End of the Line

2017-07-25T17:53:48+00:00July 25th, 2017|

Coloradans fall short of match play at U.S. Girls' Junior as Murray posts best CO finish by Gary Baines A year ago, no Colorado residents qualified for the U.S. Girls' Junior Championship. This year, two Coloradans made the 156-player field, plus a Nebraskan who is a member of the Junior Golf Alliance of Colorado. But taking [...]

24 07, 2017

And They’re Off

2017-07-24T17:53:01+00:00July 24th, 2017|

Murray top Coloradan after first day of U.S. Girls' Junior in Missouri by Gary Baines The Coloradans who are competing in the U.S. Girls' Junior have some ground to make up if they hope to make match play at Boone Valley Golf Club in Augusta, Mo. With the top 64 players after Tuesday's second round of [...]

23 07, 2017

Back for Seconds

2017-07-23T19:02:55+00:00July 23rd, 2017|

Boulder's Kaye edges Lestishen to win 2nd CO Open, 21 years after his first; Staiano low-am by 7 strokes by Gary Baines Jonathan and Jennifer Kaye's kids, Ryelie and Breeze, weren't even born when Jonathan last won a golf tournament, the 2004 FBR Open on the PGA Tour. So when Jonathan struck pay dirt on Sunday [...]