National Letter of Intent Local Roundup

Posted on November 15, 2018

    by Gary Baines Wednesday marked the first day that high school golfers from Colorado -- and elsewhere -- who are part of the class of 2019 could formalize their choice of college golf programs by signing national letters of intent. As is often the...

    Year One in the Books

    Posted on November 09, 2018

      by Gary Baines When PGA head professional Dan O'Shaughnessy and the rest of the folks at Meadow Hills Golf Course in Aurora first heard about the Youth on Course initiative coming to Colorado early in 2018, his reaction was simple: "Win,...

      Season Finale

      Posted on November 01, 2018

        by Gary Baines Sunday's field for the 14-18 age division of the Junior Golf Alliance of Colorado's Parent/Child Championship featured some impressive players. The 2018 Boys JGAC Player of the Year (Dillon Stewart of Fort Collins) was on...

        No Slowing Down Now

        Posted on October 16, 2018

          by Gary Baines The trajectory of the three-year-old Junior Golf Alliance of Colorado is reminiscent of watching the ascendance of a tee shot hit by Dustin Johnson on Protracer. A steady, impressive rise to the sky. The JGAC, an organization founded...

          Teaming Up

          Posted on October 09, 2018

            by Gary Baines ​As in this fall's Ryder Cup, Europe dominated over the weekend to win Colorado's Junior Ryder Cup matches held at CommonGround Golf Course in Aurora. Some of the best players in the state age 13 and under competed in...

            Sweep for Kent Denver Golfers

            Posted on October 07, 2018

              by Gary Baines It was a big day for Charlotte Hillary of Englewood. It was a big week for Jackson Klutznick of Denver. And it was a big year for Dillon Stewart of Fort Collins and Lauren Lehigh of Loveland. On a day the Junior Golf Alliance...

              Boys State High School Tourney Roundup

              Posted on October 05, 2018

                by Gary Baines Boys golf produces the first state champions of the high school athletic year in Colorado, so there's always something special about it. And the 2018 state tournaments didn't disappoint in producing memorable results: --...

                Wrapping It Up

                Posted on October 05, 2018

                  by Gary Baines This weekend will put a wrap on the Junior Golf Alliance of Colorado season, aside from an event or two. For the top players age 14-18, on tap is the fourth Colorado major of the year, the JGAC Tour Championship, set for Saturday...

                  Prestigious Honor

                  Posted on October 05, 2018

                    by Gary Baines Lauren Lehigh finds herself in some elite company this week. The golfer from Loveland was among 12 girls -- and 24 junior golfers overall -- to be named to the 2018 Transamerica Scholastic Junior All-America Team by the AJGA. Since...

                    Boys State High School Tournaments Preview

                    Posted on September 27, 2018

                      by Gary Baines Dillon Stewart has accomplished plenty in his junior golf career, particularly during a stellar last several months. But there's at least one major item left on his to-do list regarding Colorado junior golf, and the opportunity...