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17 08, 2018

Top-Ranked Women’s Amateur in the World

2018-08-17T18:26:40+00:00August 17th, 2018|

Coloradan Jennifer Kupcho becomes first American woman to earn prestigious McCormack Medal by Gary Baines The hits just keep coming for Westminster resident Jennifer Kupcho. On Friday, the USGA and the R&A announced that Kupcho has earned the Mark H. McCormack Medal as the top women’s player in the 2018 World Amateur Golf Rankings. Kupcho, the [...]

14 08, 2018

Long Time Coming

2018-08-14T21:33:27+00:00August 14th, 2018|

32 years after winning her first CGA/CWGA title, Franklin earns her second, this time overcoming 5-time champion Eaton in Women's Senior Stroke Play by Gary Baines The last time Kristine Franklin raised a CGA/CWGA trophy that she'd won, her name was Kris Hoos, she wasn't yet married or had any kids, she hadn't yet turned [...]

13 08, 2018

Final Round Awaits

2018-08-13T15:30:07+00:00August 13th, 2018|

Franklin takes lead at CGA Women's Senior Stroke Play as record-seeking Eaton 1 behind by Gary Baines If Monday's first round is any indication, Kim Eaton will have to work if she's to earn her sixth CGA Women's Senior Stroke Play title -- and a record 26th CGA women's/CWGA championship -- this week at Greeley Country [...]

10 08, 2018

CGA Women’s Senior Stroke Play

2018-08-10T10:48:35+00:00August 10th, 2018|

Eaton looks to set CGA/CWGA victory record at her old home club, Greeley CC by Gary Baines The last time the CGA Women's Senior Stroke Play was held at Greeley Country Club, to merely say that Kim Eaton won the title would be the equivalent of stating the same about Tiger Woods at the 2000 U.S. [...]

9 08, 2018

End of the Road

2018-08-09T17:36:54+00:00August 9th, 2018|

Former Parker resident Wang falls in 20 holes to Lee in Sweet 16 at U.S. Women's Amateur by Gary Baines It seemed to be shaping up as a possible repeat of Elizabeth Wang's first match at the U.S. Women's Amateur, where she rallied from 2 down against Coloradan Jennifer Kupcho and won in extra holes (READ [...]

8 08, 2018

‘Local’ Matchup

2018-08-09T10:41:48+00:00August 8th, 2018|

19th-hole birdie gives former Parker resident Wang a round-of-64 victory over Westminster's Kupcho at U.S. Women's Amateur by Gary Baines What are the odds? Two players with strong Colorado connections made match play at the U.S. Women's Amateur, and when the bracket came together, they were paired against one another in the first round. That was [...]

7 08, 2018

Taking the First Step

2018-08-07T19:40:16+00:00August 7th, 2018|

Kupcho, former Parker resident Wang will square off in match play at U.S. Women's Amateur by Gary Baines Jennifer Kupcho has won a women's NCAA individual title, finished 21st in a U.S. Women's Open (2017) and placed 16th in another LPGA Tour event (2016). And now Kupcho, as the No. 2 player in the Women's World [...]

6 08, 2018

More Accolades

2018-08-06T18:24:10+00:00August 6th, 2018|

Kupcho, who will represent U.S. at Women's World Amateur Team Championship, opens with 70 at U.S. Women's Amateur by Gary Baines Jennifer Kupcho of Westminster no longer sits atop the Women's World Amateur Golf Rankings, but in one respect she was there when it mattered. The USGA announced last week that Kupcho will be one of [...]

1 08, 2018

First Time Around

2018-08-01T20:10:48+00:00August 1st, 2018|

Brubaker, Smith take home overall honors at inaugural CGA Women's Hickory Tourney by Gary Baines The inaugural CGA Women's Hickory Tournament was conducted Wednesday at Riverdale Dunes in Brighton, with 62 golfers competing for low gross and net honors in six flights. The tournament was limited to players with handicaps from 20 to 36. Earning overall [...]

28 07, 2018

Off and Running

2018-07-28T08:51:43+00:00July 28th, 2018|

Former CU golfer Brittany Fan wins in playoff in her pro debut by Gary Baines It didn't take former University of Colorado golfer Brittany Fan long to find success as a professional. Fan (left) won her pro debut on Friday by prevailing in a playoff at a Cactus Tour event in Rancho Mirage, Calif. Fan, who [...]