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5 12, 2018

Top Notch

2018-12-06T10:06:39+00:00December 5th, 2018|

Colorado courses, clubs, businesses receive accolades on national/international best-of lists by Gary Baines (Updated Dec. 6) 'Tis the season not only for the year-end holidays, but apparently to divvy out national and international recognition in the golf world. Just in the last week or so, there have been honors bestowed for golf courses, private clubs and [...]

3 12, 2018

Memorable Legacy

2018-12-03T16:14:47+00:00December 3rd, 2018|

After 3 monumental years in leadership roles with CWGA and CGA, Robinson set to retire by Gary Baines It's been a quick-moving, eventful last three years in golf administration for Laura Robinson. And, as of the end of this month, the ride will be over for a person who couldn't have foreseen all the twists and [...]

3 12, 2018

Coloradans Go 1-2 in Vegas

2018-12-03T11:02:22+00:00December 3rd, 2018|

Howenstein defeats Jones in playoff to capture title in AJGA's evian International & Senior Showcase by Gary Baines Las Vegas turned out to be very lucky for a couple of Coloradans over the weekend. Not only did a junior golfer from the Centennial State -- Billy Howenstein (left) of Boulder -- win the AJGA's evian International [...]

1 12, 2018

Blast from the Past

2018-11-30T18:45:51+00:00December 1st, 2018|

Tiger's 20-year ace drought, which ended last week, dated back to 1998 International at Castle Pines -- a hole-in-one that never made TV by Gary Baines Tiger Woods doesn't have a lot of golf history in Colorado. He's conducted a junior clinic or two in the state, and he played in the now-defunct International at Castle [...]

30 11, 2018

Coloradans Fall Short

2018-11-30T14:32:59+00:00November 30th, 2018|

2-eagle day gives Hallberg 38th-place finish in final stage of PGA Tour Champions Q-school; Rohrbaugh ends up 54th by Gary Baines If not for a disastrous Thursday, Gary Hallberg would be fully exempt on PGA Tour Champions in 2019. The Boulder County resident had three solid rounds at TPC Tampa Bay in Lutz, Fla., shooting a [...]

30 11, 2018

Local Mini Tour Roundup

2018-11-30T09:44:04+00:00November 30th, 2018|

Aspen's Morris places third, former Buff Yannik Paul fourth in mini tour tournaments by Gary Baines AJ Morris of Aspen and former University of Colorado golfer Yannik Paul posted top-five finishes this week on mini tours around the country. Paul, who wrapped up his CU golf career in May, finished fourth out of 19 players on [...]

29 11, 2018

Costly Day

2018-11-29T16:26:55+00:00November 29th, 2018|

Third-round 82 drops Colorado's Hallberg from second place to 50th in PGA Tour Champions Q-School by Gary Baines Colorado resident Gary Hallberg went from being in very good position to earn fully-exempt status on PGA Tour Champions in 2019, to having very little chance to reach that goal in Q-school. And it all happened in just [...]

28 11, 2018

Halfway Point

2018-11-28T15:21:35+00:00November 28th, 2018|

Coloradan Hallberg jumps into second place at final stage of PGA Tour Champions Q-school by Gary Baines It's been four years since Coloradan Gary Hallberg last played 20 or more tournaments in a PGA Tour Champions season. Since 2014, he's averaged fewer than 15 events per year, on average. But if the Q-school finals at TPC [...]

28 11, 2018

Colorado Amateurs Shine

2018-11-28T08:04:06+00:00November 28th, 2018|

Kupcho named world's top female amateur of 2018 by Global Golf Post; Moore, Hardy also mentioned among publication's all-amateur teams by Gary Baines Jennifer Kupcho has roughly six months left in her amateur career -- barring the unforeseen -- and she hopes to add a few more major accomplishments to her golf resume before she starts [...]

26 11, 2018

CGA Women’s Player Honors

2018-11-26T12:32:51+00:00November 26th, 2018|

DU's Weinstein earns another player of year award; Franklin named CGA Women's Senior POY by Gary Baines It's getting to be a very enjoyable habit for Mary Weinstein. Receiving player of the year awards is always a good sign, and the Highlands Ranch resident has done it with regularity in recent golf seasons. In both 2015 [...]