‘Surprise’ playoff gives Sherry Andonian-Smith her 6th berth in the 6 years of the U.S. Senior Women’s Open; also qualifying were fellow Coloradans Marilyn Hardy and Kris Franklin, along with Japan’s Yukako Matsumoto

Big-Money Shot?

With hailstorm leading to cancellation of Colorado Women’s Open final round, 70-yard hole-out for eagle on day 2 proved critical in win for Juliana Hung; it’s the second victory in 5 weeks for 22-year-old from Taiwan

Still Calling GVR Home

Even after sale of courses at Green Valley Ranch GC, Inspirato Colorado Open Championships will continue to be played at GVR at least through 2026; recent Epson Tour winner leads after day 1 of CO Women’s Open

Eventful Finales

Erie’s Logan Hale caps high school career with 16-shot win in 4A state tourney; she joins Valor’s Brenna Higgins (5A) in repeating as state champ; Prospect Ridge’s Hope Torres denies Maddy Bante a 3-peat

Girls State H.S. Roundup

Seeking a record-tying third individual Colorado state high school title, Maddy Bante builds 3-stroke lead; defending champ Logan Hale fires 67 in 4A; Ashleigh Wilson just ahead of 2023 winner Brenna Higgins in 5A

End Of The Line

Loveland’s Lehigh sisters, the record-tying stroke-play co-medalists, see their run end in quarterfinals of U.S. Women’s Amateur Four-Ball; Lauren has now made quarters twice in USGA championships