Colorado Golf Journal

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


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 [...]

11 06, 2018

Back for More

2018-06-11T15:44:29+00:00 June 11th, 2018|

Siblings Davis and Emma Bryant each take lead at Colorado Junior PGA; Emma makes her first ace by Gary Baines Siblings Davis and Emma Bryant of Aurora have made headlines for unique accomplishments on several occasions over the last year. In 2017, it was for the two combining to capture the "Bryant Slam", with Davis winning [...]

11 06, 2018

Making a Little History

2018-06-11T09:49:46+00:00 June 11th, 2018|

Four spots in inaugural U.S. Senior Women's Open at stake in qualifying tourney at CommonGround by Gary Baines It turns out that the hurdle for being a part of history isn't set so high as to be discouraging. At least that's the case for golfers trying to qualify in Colorado for the inaugural U.S. Senior Women's [...]

10 06, 2018

Record-Setting Performance

2018-06-10T17:35:31+00:00 June 10th, 2018|

Americans dominant in Curtis Cup victory as Coloradan Kupcho wins singles match and goes 3-1-1 for the week by Gary Baines Two of the most lopsided matches in the history of the Curtis Cup have been contested in Colorado. The biggest margin of victory out of the first 39 biennial matches held between women amateurs from [...]

9 06, 2018

On to Singles

2018-06-09T17:00:34+00:00 June 9th, 2018|

Colorado ironwoman Kupcho splits her Saturday matches as U.S. on verge of reclaiming Curtis Cup by Gary Baines At this point, Jennifer Kupcho must be a little tuckered out, both physically and emotionally. Through two days of the nationally televised Curtis Cup matches in Scarsdale, N.Y., the Westminster resident has the distinction of playing more holes [...]