Hoping to Expand Its Reach

Upcoming Denver Golf Expo aiming to connect with Millennials, Gen Xers by Gary Baines – 1/31/2019 It’s something Mark and Lynn Cramer, longtime owners and operators of the Denver Golf Expo, wrestle with every year: How to draw big crowds for their three-day consumer golf show, which takes place in mid-winter but helps whet the appetite … Read more

Series of Hires Bringing CGA Staff Up to Full Speed

Former CGA president McCleary will fill new role as chief business officer; former CGA intern Erisman becomes director of junior competitions; Bussey new manager of administrative services by Gary Baines – 1/28/2019 In the first five weeks of 2019, the CGA will have added three new full-time staffers. And in two of the cases, the association … Read more

Ace-ing the Test

Colorado’s Knous makes hole-in-one at Torrey Pines en route to 29th-place showing at PGA Tour’s Farmers Insurance Open by Gary Baines – 1/27/2019 Coloradan Jim Knous has only been a member of the PGA Tour for a few months, but already he has some memories he won’t soon forget. The former Colorado School of Mines golfer … Read more

Local Roundup

Whitney places 4th in PGA Tour Latinoamerica Q-school tourney; Cannon, Seiple also earn some PTLA status; Chen lands conditional spot on PGA Tour China by Gary Baines – 1/25/2019 Tom Whitney is certainly no stranger to PGA Tour Latinoamerica, having competed in 17 events on that circuit in 2016 and posting four top-10 finishes, including a … Read more

Local Spring Season Division I College Preview

CU women lose Choi to LPGA at midseason; Kupcho will gear up to defend NCAA title; several freshmen showing great promise by Gary Baines – 1/24/2019 The spring portion of the college golf season — the key part of the schedule in so many respects — starts in the next several days, though it’s the dead … Read more

Making History at Home of Masters

Coloradan Kupcho will compete in inaugural Augusta National Women’s Amateur after all by Gary Baines – 1/22/2019 Jennifer Kupcho of Westminster initially wasn’t planning to compete in the inaugural Augusta National Women’s Amateur, even though she’s the reigning NCAA Division I women’s champion and will likely be the world’s top-ranked women’s amateur when the event is … Read more

Season Opener

Colorado Golf Hall of Famer Jobe chalks up 21st top-10 finish on PGA Tour Champions By Gary Baines – 1/20/2019 Colorado Golf Hall of Famer Brandt Jobe started off the PGA Tour Champions season in typical fashion this week — which is to say, with another top-10 finish. Jobe, who lived in Colorado from 1970 … Read more

Applewood GC News

Applewood Golf Course in Golden was one of four finalists for the National Golf Course Owners Association National Course of the Year Award. The honor “recognizes a golf course that epitomizes exceptional course quality and management excellence, makes important contributions to its communities and the game, and is a model of operations to its peers.” … Read more