U.S. Mid-Amateur Series

Victory in 1986 U.S. Mid-Am paid big dividends for lifelong Coloradan Bill Loeffler by Gary Baines – 1/21/2019 (Note: This is the first in an occasional series of U.S. Mid-Amateur articles that will appear on leading up to the national championship for players 25 and older being held at Colorado Golf Club and CommonGround Golf Course … Read more

Local Mini Tour Roundup

Former Air Force Academy golfer Whitney runner-up again in All Pro Tour Winter Series tournament by Gary Baines Former Fort Collins resident Tom Whitney scored his second straight runner-up showing on the All Pro Tour Winter Series, becoming one of five players with strong Colorado ties to post top-10 finishes on mini tours this week. Whitney (left), who … Read more

Golden Honor

Applewood GC in Golden earns West Region Course of the Year honor from National Golf Course Owners Association by Gary Baines 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 … Read more

Milestone Year

With LPGA starting 70th season, we reflect on long, storied history of women’s tour in Colorado; World Golf Hall of Famers have won 16 LPGA events in Centennial State by Gary Baines The LPGA Tour will begin its 70th season this week as 26 pros and 49 celebrities tee it up in the Diamond Resorts Tournament … Read more

Leading the Way Down Under

Aspen resident Justin Leonard appointed U.S. Junior Presidents Cup captain by Gary Baines Anyone who attended the Junior Solheim Cup that took place at Inverness Golf Club in 2013 just prior to the Solheim Cup that Colorado Golf Club hosted knows that junior events like that aren’t treated as an afterthought. That Junior Solheim Cup featured … Read more

Local Tour Roundup

Whitney, Gilman post top-5 finishes in separate mini-tour events by Gary Baines Four players with strong Colorado ties posted top-10 finishes on mini tours this week, with former Fort Collins resident Tom Whitney leading the way with a runner-up showing. Whitney (left), a former Air Force Academy golfer, tied for second place on Friday in the Panther Trail … Read more

Competing in The Show

Number of golfers who grew up in Colorado and will have cards on world’s top tours is hitting a high-water mark in 2019 by Gary Baines This week marks the first full-field event in 2019 for any of the three major professional golf tours based in the U.S. When the PGA Tour’s Sony Open in Hawaii … Read more