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19 04, 2018

Trending Upward

2018-04-19T11:07:33+00:00 April 19th, 2018|

Colorado public course survey reveals rounds were up 3.3%, green-fee revenue up 6.7% in 2017; numbers have increased 3 of last 4 years by Gary Baines It may just be a function of weather, or of year-to-year fluctuations, but whatever the reason, Colorado apparently bucked a national trend last year when it came to number of [...]

18 04, 2018

Solid Final 2 Rounds

2018-04-18T14:18:57+00:00 April 18th, 2018|

Prendergast, Secor help CSU women record their best conference finish since 2010 by Gary Baines Led by top-five individual finishes from two players who will team up later this month to play in their second consecutive U.S. Women's Amateur Four-Ball Championship, the Colorado State University women posted their best team finish at a conference championship since [...]

17 04, 2018

Donning the Red, White & Blue

2018-04-17T17:21:30+00:00 April 17th, 2018|

Kupcho becomes the first Coloradan since 1994 to earn spot on U.S. Curtis Cup team by Gary Baines Jennifer Kupcho will spend a fair amount of the 2018 golf season happily clad in USA golf gear. A month ago, it was announced that the Westminster resident will be part of the first group of women who [...]

16 04, 2018

Let the Postseason Begin

2018-04-18T12:56:10+00:00 April 16th, 2018|

College conference titles on the line over the next two-plus weeks for Colorado-based teams by Gary Baines Now we get down to the nitty-gritty. The regular season for Colorado-based college golf teams is over, with the postseason cranking up over the next two-plus weeks as conference championships are held. Then for the better programs and/or players, [...]

15 04, 2018

For Starters

2018-04-15T17:05:09+00:00 April 15th, 2018|

Chitkoksoong, Franklin earn titles at JGAC Tour season opener in Colorado Springs by Gary Baines Two players who fared very well in the state high school golf tournaments in the past year started off the Junior Golf Alliance of Colorado Tour season with a bang on Sunday. Walker Franklin of Broomfield, who finished second individually in the [...]

14 04, 2018

In the Hunt

2018-04-14T18:24:07+00:00 April 14th, 2018|

CWGA Match Play champ Gilbreth, Coloradan Stancato, former AFA golfer Whitney record top-5 finishes on mini tours by Gary Baines Three players with strong Colorado connections posted top-five finishes in mini-tour action this weekend. Amateur Emily Gilbreth, who represented Colorado in the final playing of the USGA Women's State Team Championship, finished second in the Western [...]

13 04, 2018

Meeting with Lawmakers

2018-04-13T15:54:07+00:00 April 13th, 2018|

Colorado Golf Alliance Day at the Capitol gives industry leaders another chance to make the case for the many benefits of golf by Gary Baines It's not a coincidence that the annual Colorado Golf Alliance Day at the Capitol is scheduled the week following the Masters. The first major championship of the men's season typically draws [...]

8 04, 2018

Near Miss

2018-04-08T18:10:23+00:00 April 8th, 2018|

Playoff loss denies former UNC golfer Silvers her first Symetra Tour title by Gary Baines Only two straight birdies on the 18th hole by Stephanie Meadow of Northern Ireland on Sunday evening kept former University of Northern Colorado golfer Carleigh Silvers from earning her first victory on the Symetra Tour. Silvers who played for UNC from [...]

7 04, 2018

Peaking at the Right Time

2018-04-07T18:06:42+00:00 April 7th, 2018|

Coloradan Jennifer Kupcho notches fifth individual victory of her college career by Gary Baines Last year, Jennifer Kupcho thrived in the college postseason. The Westminster resident and Wake Forest golfer finished second in the ACC Championships, won an NCAA regional tournament and finished second in the NCAA finals. On Saturday, the Coloradan set herself up nicely [...]

6 04, 2018

Year No. 3

2018-04-06T09:51:47+00:00 April 6th, 2018|

Junior Golf Alliance of Colorado set to gear up in a hurry as 2018 tournament season beginning by Gary Baines A Junior Golf Alliance of Colorado season that will last more than six months and feature almost 100 tournaments and more than two-dozen introductory member events will begin this weekend -- weather-permitting, of course. The third [...]