20 01, 2019

Season Opener

2019-01-20T08:54:13+00:00January 20th, 2019|

Colorado Golf Hall of Famer Jobe chalks up 21st top-10 finish on PGA Tour Champions by Gary Baines Colorado Golf Hall of Famer Brandt Jobe started off the PGA Tour Champions season in typical fashion this week -- which is to say, with another top-10 finish. Jobe, who lived in Colorado from 1970 to '99 and [...]

18 01, 2019

Local Mini Tour Roundup

2019-01-18T12:18:58+00:00January 18th, 2019|

Former Air Force Academy golfer Whitney runner-up again in All Pro Tour Winter Series tournament by Gary Baines Former Fort Collins resident Tom Whitney scored his second straight runner-up showing on the All Pro Tour Winter Series, becoming one of five players with strong Colorado ties to post top-10 finishes on mini tours this week. Whitney (left), who [...]

17 01, 2019

Golden Honor

2019-01-17T10:46:50+00:00January 17th, 2019|

Applewood GC in Golden earns West Region Course of the Year honor from National Golf Course Owners Association by Gary Baines Applewood Golf Course in Golden was one of four finalists for the National Golf Course Owners Association National Course of the Year Award. The honor "recognizes a golf course that epitomizes exceptional course quality and [...]

16 01, 2019

Milestone Year

2019-01-16T15:39:55+00:00January 16th, 2019|

With LPGA starting 70th season, we reflect on long, storied history of women's tour in Colorado; World Golf Hall of Famers have won 16 LPGA events in Centennial State by Gary Baines The LPGA Tour will begin its 70th season this week as 26 pros and 49 celebrities tee it up in the Diamond Resorts Tournament [...]

14 01, 2019

Leading the Way Down Under

2019-01-16T07:03:15+00:00January 14th, 2019|

Aspen resident Justin Leonard appointed U.S. Junior Presidents Cup captain by Gary Baines Anyone who attended the Junior Solheim Cup that took place at Inverness Golf Club in 2013 just prior to the Solheim Cup that Colorado Golf Club hosted knows that junior events like that aren't treated as an afterthought. That Junior Solheim Cup featured [...]

11 01, 2019

Local Tour Roundup

2019-01-16T07:05:43+00:00January 11th, 2019|

Whitney, Gilman post top-5 finishes in separate mini-tour events by Gary Baines Four players with strong Colorado ties posted top-10 finishes on mini tours this week, with former Fort Collins resident Tom Whitney leading the way with a runner-up showing. Whitney (left), a former Air Force Academy golfer, tied for second place on Friday in the Panther Trail [...]

11 01, 2019

Among the Best

2019-01-16T07:08:18+00:00January 11th, 2019|

Colorado-based instructor Oldham named one of Top 50 Kids Coaches of the Year by U.S. Kids Golf by Gary Baines Ed Oldham, the director of instruction at The Ranch Country Club in Westminster, has been named one of U.S. Kids Golf's 2018 Top 50 Kids Coaches of the Year, which was announced this week. Among the [...]

10 01, 2019

Competing in The Show

2019-01-16T07:39:52+00:00January 10th, 2019|

Number of golfers who grew up in Colorado and will have cards on world's top tours is hitting a high-water mark in 2019 by Gary Baines This week marks the first full-field event in 2019 for any of the three major professional golf tours based in the U.S. When the PGA Tour's Sony Open in Hawaii [...]

8 01, 2019

Fitting Honor

2019-01-16T07:41:16+00:00January 8th, 2019|

Kupcho named 2018 Amateur Athlete of the Year by the Colorado Sports Hall of Fame by Gary Baines Chalk up yet another honor as Westminster resident Jennifer Kupcho plans to put the final touches on her stellar amateur career over the next 4 1/2 months. On Tuesday, the Colorado Sports Hall of Fame named Kupcho its [...]

7 01, 2019

America’s Greatest Golf Courses

2019-01-16T07:51:22+00:00January 7th, 2019|

Three Colorado layouts among Golf Digest's top 75 golf courses in U.S. by Gary Baines Just about every major national golf publication does course rankings of one sort or another these days. There are general course rankings -- nationally, internationally and by state -- as well as ones for modern courses, classic courses, residential courses, resort [...]