31 08, 2017

Big Opportunity at Hand

2017-08-31T19:55:27+00:00August 31st, 2017|

Amateur Kupcho 2 back going into final round of CO Women's Open; Wong, Breed share lead by Gary Baines It's ironic that in the same year the prize money for the top professional finisher in the CoBank Colorado Women's Open has more than quadrupled, there's a decent chance that the overall champion will be an amateur. [...]

30 08, 2017

Busy Week

2017-08-30T19:44:03+00:00August 30th, 2017|

Mid-round homework session doesn't keep Kupcho from shooting 69 at Colorado Women's Open by Gary Baines The timing of the CoBank Colorado Women's Open isn't ideal for a college golfer like Jennifer Kupcho, which is why the Westminster resident hasn't competed in the tournament the last couple of years after placing second in 2014. It hasn't [...]

28 08, 2017

An August to Remember

2017-08-28T21:20:31+00:00August 28th, 2017|

A USGA qualifying medalist again, Moore among 8 qualifiers for U.S. Women's Mid-Am by Gary Baines Janet Moore has had reason to depart the Vail area with a smile on her face on more than one occasion in recent weeks. The Colorado Golf Hall of Famer happily watched her only daughter, Sarah, get married at the [...]

28 08, 2017

Big Purse on the Line

2017-08-28T11:01:32+00:00August 28th, 2017|

Field for $150,000 CoBank Colorado Women's Open features Kupcho for first time since 2014 by Gary Baines This week's 23rd CoBank Colorado Women's Open promises to be one of the most notable in the history of the tournament. One reason is the huge increase in the purse announced earlier this year. With the championship being conducted [...]

27 08, 2017

Phase 1 Complete

2017-08-27T21:22:51+00:00August 27th, 2017|

Former CU golfers Lee, Vivaldi earn spots into stage II of LPGA Tour Q-school by Gary Baines Two women who played at least a portion of their college golf at the University of Colorado advanced through stage I of the three-stage LPGA Tour qualifying process on Sunday. Esther Lee (pictured), who spent her final three seasons [...]

26 08, 2017

Making a Move

2017-08-26T19:09:29+00:00August 26th, 2017|

Former Buffs Vivaldi, Lee fire 67s to move into top 25 at stage I of LPGA Tour Q-school by Gary Baines Three players with strong Colorado connections made the 54-hole cut in stage I of LPGA Tour qualifying, and two of the three moved into the top 25 with strong third rounds on Saturday. Former University [...]

25 08, 2017

Halfway Done

2017-08-25T18:46:21+00:00August 25th, 2017|

Former Buffs Vivaldi, Lee on pace to advance in first stage of LPGA Q-school by Gary Baines Two former University of Colorado golfers are in the top 75 out of a field of 361 at the halfway point of stage I of LPGA Tour qualifying in Rancho Mirage, Calif. Natalie Vivaldi (pictured), who played three years [...]

25 08, 2017


2017-08-25T13:44:57+00:00August 25th, 2017|

Chergo exiting as executive director of Colorado Golf Hall of Fame to become director of development at Purdue by Gary Baines Sammie Chergo, the former University of Denver women's golf head coach who became the executive director of the Colorado Golf Hall of Fame last summer, is leaving that position effective on Tuesday. Chergo said she's [...]

25 08, 2017

8 National Spots Up for Grabs

2017-08-25T08:36:46+00:00August 25th, 2017|

26 players aim high as Vail Golf Club hosts U.S. Women's Mid-Am Qualifying by Gary Baines Vail Golf Club, a former longtime home of the Jerry Ford Invitational pro/celebrity tournament, will be the site of Monday's qualifying event for the U.S. Women's Mid-Amateur. From that site, eight players out of a field of 26 will advance [...]

24 08, 2017

Starting Up

2017-08-24T18:44:16+00:00August 24th, 2017|

CWGA Match Play champ Gilbreth opens with 72 at stage I of LPGA qualifying by Gary Baines Emily Gilbreth of Denver, winner of the CWGA Match Play Championship this summer, shot an even-par 72 on Thursday and finds herself in 79th place out of 361 golfers following the first round of stage I of LPGA Tour [...]