Colorado Golf Journal

7 07, 2018

Split for Kupcho

2018-07-07T12:32:28+00:00 July 7th, 2018|

Coloradan goes 1-1 on Saturday at Arnold Palmer Cup, teaming with No. 1-ranked Vu to win four-ball match by Gary Baines The top two-ranked women's amateurs in the world, No. 2 Jennifer Kupcho of Westminster and No. 1 Lilia Vu, teamed up Saturday afternoon to win a four-ball match, capping a 1-1 day for Kupcho at [...]

7 07, 2018

Memorable Trip

2018-07-07T11:05:04+00:00 July 7th, 2018|

2 Coloradans among 9 First Tee members selected to play golf with Sorenstam at The Broadmoor as part of CoBank PEAK Performers event by Gary Baines Nine First Tee members from California to the Carolinas, and from Texas to Pennsylvania, were recently selected winners of the inaugural CoBank PEAK Performers contest, which earns them spots in [...]

6 07, 2018

Second JGAC Major of 2018

2018-07-06T16:06:58+00:00 July 6th, 2018|

Next week's Colorado Junior Amateur at Todd Creek is guaranteed a new champion by Gary Baines Over the years, the tournament now known as the Colorado Junior Amateur has produced some stellar champions. On the boys side, there's been PGA Tour veteran Brandt Jobe (1983); Wyndham Clark (2009) and Mark Hubbard (2007), both of whom have [...]

6 07, 2018

Strong Start

2018-07-06T14:00:54+00:00 July 6th, 2018|

Torrid finish nets Coloradan Kupcho and partner Wolff victory in first match of Arnold Palmer Cup in France by Gary Baines For the second time this year, Jennifer Kupcho of Westminster is representing the U.S. in a prominent international competition. And for the second time this year, she was part of the first match of the [...]

1 07, 2018

Local Tour Roundup

2018-07-01T16:33:45+00:00 July 1st, 2018|

Coloradan Huffer finishes 2nd on Symetra Tour, Clark fifth on circuit by Gary Baines Two golfers who grew up in Colorado scored top-five finishes in tour events on Sunday afternoon. Current Colorado resident Becca Huffer, winner of the CoBank Colorado Women's Open in 2013, was runner-up in the Symetra's Tour Prasco Charity Championship in Cincinnati. [...]

27 06, 2018

Making the Grade

2018-06-27T20:03:06+00:00 June 27th, 2018|

CU's Vance earns her first trip to U.S. Women's Amateur, DU's Weinstein her second in a row by Gary Baines There was plenty at stake and every stroke made a difference on a tightly packed leaderboard at U.S. Women's Amateur qualifying Wednesday at Walnut Creek Golf Preserve in Westminster. When everything sorted itself out, two former [...]

26 06, 2018


2018-06-26T21:00:20+00:00 June 26th, 2018|

Career round helps Broomfield's Vogt land spot in U.S. Girls' Junior; Canadian, Argentine players also advance by Gary Baines Meghan Vogt found success in the first USGA qualifying tournament in which she's ever competed as the Broomfield resident on Tuesday shared medalist honors and earned a berth in one of the most prestigious girls tournament there [...]

25 06, 2018

Qualifying at Walnut Creek

2018-06-25T18:45:30+00:00 June 25th, 2018|

Coloradan Weinstein, CSU's Prendergast seek another berth in U.S. Women's Amateur by Gary Baines Two players who qualified in Colorado last year for the U.S. Women's Amateur will aim for a return trip on Wednesday. Coloradan Mary Weinstein, a University of Denver golfer, falls into that category, as does Colorado State University player Katrina Prendergast, who [...]

23 06, 2018

Poppy Hills Awaits

2018-06-23T12:13:17+00:00 June 23rd, 2018|

Schalk will try to qualify for U.S. Girls' Junior at her home course; JGAC members Hillary, Poynter eye return trips to nationals by Gary Baines Hailey Schalk of Erie has accomplished plenty in her young golf career, including winning 3A girls state high school titles as a freshman and sophomore, and earning four Junior Golf Alliance [...]

22 06, 2018

Down to the Wire for a Change

2018-06-22T20:55:29+00:00 June 22nd, 2018|

Texan Glesne defeats Longmont's Sargent on third hole of playoff for title in 71st CGA Women's Stroke Play by Gary Baines Suffice it to say it was quite a change of pace at the CGA Women's Stroke Play Championship. After successive years in which Jennifer Kupcho of Westminster won the titles by 21, 19 and 13 [...]