31 05, 2018

One Round in the Books

2018-05-31T19:26:03+00:00 May 31st, 2018|

Former Coloradan Wang starts with 72 in U.S. Women's Open, while CU golfer Choi posts 75 by Gary Baines Amateur Elizabeth Wang, who grew up in Parker, shot an even-par 72 and shares 25th place after Thursday's opening round of the U.S. Women's Open at Shoal Creek in Ala. Meanwhile, University of Colorado golfer Robyn Choi, [...]

30 05, 2018

San Diego-Bound

2018-05-30T16:19:00+00:00 May 30th, 2018|

Davis Bryant, Schalk, McCoy, Webster among 8 Coloradans who qualified this week for IMG Academy Junior Worlds by Gary Baines Eight Coloradans punched their tickets over the last two days to one of the most prestigious junior golf tournaments in the world. Among those making the grade on Wednesday in the 15-18 qualifying tournaments for the [...]

29 05, 2018

Tour Vets at GVR

2018-05-29T11:19:57+00:00 May 29th, 2018|

3 winners on PGA Tour, 2 on PGA Tour Champions join Elway in field for 19th CoBank Colorado Senior Open by Gary Baines Seven golfers who have each played in at least 200 events between the PGA Tour and PGA Tour Champions will be in the field when the $50,000 CoBank Colorado Senior Open is held [...]

28 05, 2018

Making Themselves Right at Home

2018-05-28T18:30:12+00:00 May 28th, 2018|

Colorado PGA pros Rohrbaugh, Johnson earn spots into next month's U.S. Senior Open at The Broadmoor; honorary chairman Elway falls short with 80 by Gary Baines John Elway drew the majority of the crowds Monday at U.S. Senior Open qualifying at The Broadmoor Golf Club -- no surprise there -- but it was Doug Rohrbaugh of [...]

27 05, 2018

Hail Hale

2018-05-25T16:33:00+00:00 May 27th, 2018|

Memorial tournament honor fitting for Irwin, who deserves place among top 35 golfers of all time by Gary Baines Years ago, I wrote a column for the newspaper for which I worked at the time, the Daily Camera in Boulder, weighing in on where Hale Irwin ranked among golf's GOAT list. Which is to say, among [...]

22 05, 2018

Girls State High School Roundup

2018-05-23T12:26:46+00:00 May 22nd, 2018|

Eaglecrest freshman Emma Bryant completes sibling sweep of 5A state high school titles; Schalk repeats in 3A, remaining unbeaten in high school tourneys; Choi prevails in 4A by Gary Baines They called it the "Bryant Slam" when Davis Bryant and younger sister Emma jointly won all four Junior Golf Alliance of Colorado majors in 2017. So [...]

22 05, 2018

Big Guns Prevail

2018-05-22T21:25:43+00:00 May 22nd, 2018|

Moore/Eaton rally in Brassie to earn first CGA women's title together; Eaton ties record for career CGA women's wins by Gary Baines It took quite a rally on the final day, but two players with 44 CGA women's championships between them teamed up for more on Tuesday. Colorado Golf Hall of Famers Kim Eaton of Mesa, [...]

21 05, 2018

Girls State High School Golf

2018-05-22T08:12:45+00:00 May 21st, 2018|

Berrian leads in 5A, Jordaan in 3A; 2017 champ Lehigh tied for top spot in 4A with 1 round left by Gary Baines Kelsey Webster graduated from Fairview High School on Sunday, then shot a 1-under-par 71 in front of many friends and family members on her home course Monday in the first day of the [...]

21 05, 2018

Double Redemption

2018-05-22T12:35:59+00:00 May 21st, 2018|

A year after heartbreaking loss -- and after faltering early in final round -- Jennifer Kupcho becomes first Coloradan to win Women's NCAA Division I national title by Gary Baines Jennifer Kupcho generally doesn't show much positive emotion in the midst of heated competition. If she cracks a smile during a tight tournament, it's definitely notable. [...]