28 02, 2018

G4 Summit

2018-03-07T15:33:18+00:00February 28th, 2018|

Future of golf can be bright, but some changes are necessary to grow the game, according to experts by Gary Baines The annual G4 Summit celebrates collaboration among golf industry leaders in Colorado. That hits home this year particularly with the recent unification of the CGA and the CWGA. Also, there's the Junior Golf Alliance of [...]

24 02, 2018

Strong Showing

2018-02-24T08:43:20+00:00February 24th, 2018|

CU teammates post top-20 finishes in inaugural Women's Amateur Asia-Pacific championship by Gary Baines Two University of Colorado teammates finished in the top 20 out of 83 contestants on Saturday in the inaugural Women's Amateur Asia-Pacific championship conducted by the R&A in Singapore. Sophomore Robyn Choi, who qualified in Colorado last year for the U.S. Women's [...]

23 02, 2018

Late-Winter Gathering

2018-02-23T10:44:22+00:00February 23rd, 2018|

This year's Women's Annual Meeting begins a new era. After CGA-CWGA unification, more resources being brought to bear by Gary Baines In some respects, next weekend's Women's Annual Meeting will look a lot like it has for many, many years. As is typical, a couple of hundred people -- primarily women -- will gather to [...]

21 02, 2018

More Plaudits

2018-02-21T12:45:40+00:00February 21st, 2018|

Schalk, Weinstein set to be honored by Sportswomen of Colorado by Gary Baines The play of Hailey Schalk of Erie and Mary Weinstein of Highlands Ranch in 2017 continues to yield awards for the two Coloradans. The Sportswomen of Colorado announced its annual award winners earlier this month, and Schalk (high school) and Weinstein (college) [...]

19 02, 2018

Joint Effort

2018-02-20T08:32:33+00:00February 19th, 2018|

Former PGA of America CEO Steranka headlines fifth G4 Summit, hosted by The Broadmoor, site of U.S. Senior Open by Gary Baines Next week, the G4 Summit -- an annual event which brings together many of the industry leaders in Colorado golf for a day of meetings, panel discussions and several presentations by notable speakers -- [...]

15 02, 2018

Ever-Increasing Numbers

2018-05-09T08:14:16+00:00February 15th, 2018|

At least 35 Colorado junior golfers/JGAC members will play college golf starting in fall, including minimum of 17 in NCAA Division I by Gary Baines At roughly the midway point of the college season, seven golfers who grew up in Colorado were ranked among the top 200 men's or women's college players in the nation, according [...]

13 02, 2018

Springing Forward

2018-02-15T15:22:11+00:00February 13th, 2018|

CSU's Secor, CU's Choi open spring college schedule with top-3 individual finishes by Gary Baines Two sophomores from Colorado-based schools started the spring portion of the college season in strong fashion by posting top-three individual finishes on Tuesday. Ellen Secor from Colorado State University recorded a college-career-best runner-up showing at The Gold Rush in Long Beach, [...]

8 02, 2018

Winter Golf Get-Together

2018-02-08T13:35:17+00:00February 8th, 2018|

Organizers hope attendance for this weekend's Denver Golf Expo surpasses 10,000 by Gary Baines If it's not one thing, it's another. Over the years, plenty of factors have affected attendance at the annual Denver Golf Expo, including weather issues and date conflicts with major sporting events or Valentine's Day. This year, there's no overlap with the [...]

7 02, 2018

Sports Illustrated

2018-02-07T13:05:30+00:00February 7th, 2018|

2015 CWGA Match Play champ Spiranac uses ever-increasing media following to draw attention to cyberbullying by Gary Baines Paige Spiranac currently has 1.3 million followers on Instagram and 179,000 on Twitter, and she can trace her meteoric rise on social media to something she experienced at Raccoon Creek Golf Course in Littleton on July 9, 2015. [...]

5 02, 2018

Colorado Highlights

2018-02-05T18:27:25+00:00February 5th, 2018|

With The Broadmoor hosting U.S. Senior Open during resort's centennial year, we reflect on other milestone anniversaries worth noting this year in Colorado golf by Gary Baines The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs is doubling up on celebrations this year as the 100th anniversary of its founding coincides with the resort hosting the U.S. Senior Open [...]