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Our volunteers play a significant role in allowing the association to provide the activities that are organized and conducted, and many of the volunteers serve out of a desire to give something back to the game of golf.

Volunteers of the Year

JAMES V. TOPLIFF AWARD

This award is given annually to the CGA Rules Official who most demonstrates dedication, passion, and service to the game of golf through officiating. The James V. “Jim” Topliff Award is the highest honor the Colorado Golf Association bestows on our On-Course Rules Officials and is named after the CGA’s long-time Tournament Director.

2018 Recipient Monty Montgomery
  • 2018 – Monty Montgomery
  • 2017 – Tom Kennedy
  • 2016 – Mike Bureman
  • 2015 – Tim Hersee
  • 2014 – Cope & Judy Bradford
  • 2013 – Tim Daniel
  • 2012 – Brad Wiesley
  • 2011 – Greg With
  • 2010 – Mike Bureman
  • 2009 – David Wining
  • 2008 – Mike Rice
  • 2007 – Frank Beckman
  • 2006 – John Sova
  • 2005 – Mike Bureman
  • 2004 – Jim Herde
  • 2003 – Mike McDonnell
  • 2002 – Ken Smith
  • 2001 – Dick Payne
  • 2000 – Jon Burnett
  • 1999 – Dick Payne
  • 1998 – Larry Wall
  • 1997 – Ken McGechie
  • 1996 – Milton Lake
  • 1995 – Robert Kelley

WOMEN’S VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR AWARD

Each year the CGA identifies one of it’s outstanding volunteers as the Women’s Volunteer of the Year. The award goes to someone who distinguished herself amongst the many women who graciously donate their time and talents to the association .

2018 Recipient Dana Murray
  • 2018 – Dana Murray
  • 2017 – Juliet Miner
  • 2016 – Vivian Heggie
  • 2015 – Nancy Wilson & Phyllis Jensen
  • 2014 – Karla Harding
  • 2013 – Jan Fincher
  • 2012 – Juna Orr
  • 2011 – Twyla Walter
  • 2010 – Sally Lou Schultz
  • 2009 – Barb Schutz
  • 2008 – Joan Scholes
  • 2007 – Ouida Neil
  • 2006 – Virginia Love
  • 2005 – Lynn Zmistowski
  • 2004 – Evelyn Smith
  • 2003 – Mary Lee Browne
  • 2002 – Ruby Maruyama

Master Rules Officials

The designation of Master Rules Official is an honorary title given to a Chief Rules Official who has retired or passed away, and who demonstrated an exceptional knowledge of the Rules of Golf and an exemplary dedication to the Colorado Golf Association as a volunteer.

Jon Burnett
Rich Langston
Dick Payne
Larry Wall
Joe Salvo
Mike Boster
Gene Miranda

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