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21 06, 2018

Final Round Awaits

2018-06-21T17:51:53+00:00 June 21st, 2018|

University of Iowa's Glesne increases lead to 3 in CGA Women's Stroke Play by Gary Baines A Texan who plays golf for the University of Iowa is threatening to make the CGA Women's Stroke Play trophy her own for the next year. Kristin Glesne, a 21-year-old from San Antonio, retained the lead in the 71st Women's [...]

21 06, 2018

Attrition

2018-06-21T10:45:40+00:00 June 21st, 2018|

Tom Watson, former Buff Steve Jones join Steve Stricker in withdrawing from U.S. Senior Open at The Broadmoor by Gary Baines Next week's U.S. Senior Open lost two notable players from its field on Thursday as World Golf Hall of Famer Tom Watson and 1996 U.S. Open champion and former University of Colorado golfer Steve Jones [...]

20 06, 2018

Two Rounds Left

2018-06-20T16:19:51+00:00 June 20th, 2018|

University of Iowa golfer Glesne sets pace with first-round 72 at CGA Women's Stroke Play by Gary Baines Kristin Glesne, a senior-to-be on the University of Iowa women's golf team, shot an even-par 72 and took a one-stroke lead after Wednesday's opening round of the 71st CGA Women's Stroke Play at Black Bear Golf Club in [...]

20 06, 2018

Right at Home

2018-06-21T10:11:38+00:00 June 20th, 2018|

Next week's U.S. Senior Open at The Broadmoor will feature at least a handful of local competitors, including winners of 6 USGA championships; Also, check out the essentials for the event by Gary Baines (June 21 Update: The USGA announced on Thursday that Steve Jones has withdrawn from the U.S. Senior Open field due to [...]

18 06, 2018

Opportunity Awaits

2018-06-18T09:46:23+00:00 June 18th, 2018|

With Kupcho not entered following 3 years of domination, 71st CGA Women's Stroke Play a wide-open affair by Gary Baines Whew. That might be the collective feeling of every player who feels they might have a legitimate chance to win the CGA Women's Stroke Play Championship ... if Jennifer Kupcho isn't in the field. After all, [...]

15 06, 2018

Headed to Florida

2018-06-15T17:26:46+00:00 June 15th, 2018|

47 golfers have qualified in Colorado this month for Optimist International Junior Championship by Gary Baines A series of qualifying tournaments for the Optimist International Junior Golf Championship have been held in Colorado this month, and 47 players -- primarily Coloradans -- will advance to the event at PGA National Resort in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. [...]

13 06, 2018

Just Like Last Year

2018-06-13T20:36:14+00:00 June 13th, 2018|

Davis Bryant, Hailey Schalk repeat as champions at Colorado Junior PGA; Cal McCoy, Caroline Jordaan also qualify for national Junior PGA Championship by Gary Baines The 2018 major championship season for the Junior Golf Alliance of Colorado started off a lot like how the 2017 year ended. And, for that matter, how the 2017 season began. [...]

12 06, 2018

Repeat?

2018-06-12T16:36:48+00:00 June 12th, 2018|

Defending champions Schalk, Bryant atop leaderboards at Colorado Junior PGA by Gary Baines Deja vu. A year after Davis Bryant of Aurora and Hailey Schalk of Erie won the Colorado Junior PGA Championship, guess who's on top in the boys and girls division of the 2018 tournament? That would be Bryant and Schalk. Bryant, the Junior Golf [...]

12 06, 2018

A First

2018-06-12T18:47:03+00:00 June 12th, 2018|

Coloradans Andonian-Smith, Moore, Hardy join Texan Beliard in advancing to inaugural U.S. Senior Women's Open by Gary Baines Colorado Golf Hall of Famer Janet Moore and part-time Gunnison resident Marilyn Hardy have each competed in dozens of USGA national championships over the years. They're all special, but the one they qualified for on Tuesday at CommonGround [...]

12 06, 2018

50 Years and Counting

2018-06-12T08:08:41+00:00 June 12th, 2018|

This weekend, Cowgirl Shootout will celebrate its 50th anniversary at Rifle Creek GC by Gary Baines Nondis Lowther can remember the first time she played in what is now known as the Cowgirl Shootout golf tournament in Rifle. It was 1968, and Lowther was in her mid-20s and teaching school in Glenwood Springs. She competed in [...]