On Course for Ongoing Sucess

Posted on November 05, 2019

    By Gary Baines – 11/04/2019 When it comes to helping grow and sustain the game of golf, the Youth on Course initiative certainly deserves high marks. YOC, where members pay no more than $5 per round at participating facilities, is putting up impressive...

    Another Big Year

    Posted on October 18, 2019

      ​ By Gary Baines – 10/18/2019 The almost-completed fourth year of the Junior Golf Alliance of Colorado produced highlights galore. That’s not unusual — the Alliance has done it every year since it officially launched in 2016...

      3-for-3

      Posted on October 16, 2019

        By Gary Baines – 10/13/2019 As if completing a personal trifecta in the Junior Golf Alliance of Colorado’s Tour Championship weren’t enough for Charlotte Hillary on Sunday, the 17-year-old accomplished the feat at her home course,...

        Pattern Developing

        Posted on October 16, 2019

          By Gary Baines – 10/13/2019 The designations of “Team USA” and “Team Europe” in the Junior Golf Alliance of Colorado’s annual Junior Ryder Cup are a pretty random take-off of the real Ryder Cup. Playing for one team...

          With a Cherry on Top

          Posted on October 11, 2019

            By Gary Baines – 10/10/2019 The Junior Golf Alliance of Colorado Tour Championship is off in its own little world in some ways. The first three JGAC “majors” of the year all took place in a span of about seven weeks. Then it’s almost 2 1/2 months until...

            Boys State High School Golf

            Posted on October 11, 2019

              By Gary Baines – 10/08/2019 The final strokes of the 2019 boys high school golf season went in the books on Tuesday afternoon, and a plethora of stellar storylines played out across Colorado at the state tournaments.  To single out some...

              Better Late Than Never

              Posted on October 04, 2019

                By Gary Baines – 10/03/2019 Even before a single shot is struck at the boys state high school golf tournaments on Monday and Tuesday, they’re already distinctive.  Never before in the 21st century — and perhaps for much longer...

                Florida-Bound

                Posted on October 03, 2019

                  By Gary Baines – 09/30/2019 The field that competed in U.S. Women’s Amateur Four-Ball qualifying on Monday at The Ranch Country Club in Westminster spanned the age spectrum. The 13 two-person teams included five players in their pre-teens,...

                  Ever So Close

                  Posted on September 21, 2019

                    By Gary Baines – 09/20/2019 With their performance in a regional tournament held over the weekend in West Des Moines, Iowa, Colorado’s representatives narrowly missed advancing to the national PGA Jr. League Championship, which will be...

                    Centennial State Hospitality

                    Posted on September 20, 2019

                      By Gary Baines – 09/08/2019 Colorado Golf Club has hosted a Senior PGA Championship and a Solheim Cup, and will have a U.S. Mid-Amateur under its belt within two weeks. But what does Robert Polk, one of the original members of the Parker club...