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AROUND THE GREENS: Extreme Makeover

AROUND THE GREENS: Extreme Makeover

Though new course construction in Colorado remains at a standstill, significant improvements were recently completed on three layouts—and a fourth course begins comprehensive renovations later...

On and Off the Course - Spring

On and Off the Course - Spring

News from golf communities throughout the Rockies.

Around The Greens

Around The Greens

Course updates from all across the region, plus a roundup of killer golf apps, a scoring wrinkle to refresh your foursome, and golfer-endorsed wins to sip after the round

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Freddie & Me — Fun Read On Augusta Legend from the Eyes of Tripp Bowden.

Freddie & Me — Fun Read On Augusta Legend from the Eyes of Tripp Bowden.

With The Masters in play this week I thought Freddie & Me: Life Lessons from Freddie Bennett, Augusta National's Legendary Caddy Master deserved a mention. The book, authored by Tripp Bowden, is a quick and often lighthearted narrative that gives an "insider's" glimpse... Comments: 

Posted 04/07/14 @ 11:54 PM

Artist Linda Hartough Captures the Majesty of Golf Stroke by Stroke.

Artist Linda Hartough Captures the Majesty of Golf Stroke by Stroke.

In the words of renowned French artist Edgar Degas (1834 - 1917) "art is not what you see, but what you make others see." Perhaps some of the best examples of his words are reflected in the golf-centric paintings masterfully done by Linda Hartough. Shortly after the ink dried on her... Comments: 

Posted 04/04/14 @ 10:51 AM

Devereux Apparel Keeps Guys Looking Sharp On and Off the Course.

Devereux Apparel Keeps Guys Looking Sharp On and Off the Course.

The phrase "necessity is the mother of invention" came to mind when I learned of Devereux, a golf apparel company founded in SoCal last year. However, credit for launching the line actually goes to the grandmother of invention. "The name Devereux comes from my lovely... Comments: 

Posted 04/03/14 @ 12:35 PM


Ray: Keep an eye on Graham DeLaet

Apr 22, 2014 04:17 pm

Billy Horschel made the Zurich Classic his first PGA Tour win last year. Who's poised to make that same move this week?'s Justin Ray picks three possibilities.

Zurich Classic experts' picks

Apr 22, 2014 04:17 pm

Zurich Classic of New Orleans experts' picks

Tiger starts charity-driven series for amateurs

Apr 22, 2014 11:46 am

Tiger Woods is hosting another tournament, this one for recreational golfers on courses that include Merion and Congressional, and a gem north of Boston that a century ago was reputed to be the toughest U.S. Open course.

Wie back in Bay Area after first win in 4 years

Apr 22, 2014 06:52 pm

A beaming Michelle Wie explained her oversized visor as a necessary new addition after recently discovering wrinkles at age 24, then good-naturedly defended her unique, hunched-over putting stroke because Jack Nicklaus uses it.

Dawson to retire as chief executive of R&A

Apr 22, 2014 06:54 am

Peter Dawson is to retire next year as chief executive of The R&A after 16 years with the governing body in charge of the Rules of Golf and organizing the British Open.

Florida golf coach retiring after 27 seasons

Apr 22, 2014 12:02 pm

University of Florida men's golf coach Buddy Alexander is retiring after 27 seasons.

Kuchar surges, holes out for RBC Heritage win

Apr 20, 2014 11:06 pm

Matt Kuchar saw his well-struck 5-iron on the 18th hole at the RBC Heritage come up way short of the target and settle in a front bunker.

Jimenez closes out win in Champions debut

Apr 20, 2014 06:08 pm

Miguel Angel Jimenez quickly shifted his focus back to the Ryder Cup after winning his first Champions Tour event.

Wie ends drought, claims 1st win on U.S. soil

Apr 21, 2014 01:25 pm

Michelle Wie rallied from four strokes back entering the day to shoot a 5-under 67 on Saturday and win the LPGA LOTTE Championship.

Westwood ends drought with Malaysian win

Apr 20, 2014 05:53 am

Lee Westwood ended a two-year winless drought with a seven-shot victory at the Malaysian Open on Sunday.

Katsu, 15, is youngest Japan LPGA winner

Apr 20, 2014 07:57 am

Japanese 15-year-old Minami Katsu became the youngest winner in the history of the Japan LPGA tour by shooting a 4-under 68 on Sunday to take out the Vantelin Ladies Open.

Jimenez maintains lead in Champions debut

Apr 19, 2014 07:09 pm

Fun-loving Miguel Angel Jimenez might turn the Champions Tour into his personal cigar-and-wine club. Ever-serious Bernhard Langer keeps churning out sub-par rounds. Bad back and all, Fred Couples is thriving in the wind and cold rain.

Haas hurts wrist, withdraws from RBC Heritage

Apr 18, 2014 12:55 pm

Former FedEx Cup champion Bill Haas withdrew Friday from the RBC Heritage with a wrist injury.

Larrazabal dives into water to shake hornets

Apr 18, 2014 09:16 am

Spain's Pablo Larrazabal was forced to dive into a water hazard to avoid attacking hornets during his second round in the Malaysian Open on Friday.

Florida's Fieger takes Senior PGA Pro crown

Apr 18, 2014 05:04 pm

Gene Fieger won the Senior PGA Professional National Championship on Friday, closing with a 3-under 69 for a six-stroke victory.

Weekend ratings for Masters worst since 1993

Apr 17, 2014 10:25 am

The average audience for the weekend coverage of the Masters on CBS was 8.6 million viewers in 6.4 million homes, according to the Nielsen ratings that were finalized Thursday morning.

Day has cast put on hurt thumb, out 3 weeks

Apr 16, 2014 09:45 am

Jason Day has a cast on his left hand to immobilize his injured thumb and isn't expected to return to competition until The Players Championship in three weeks.


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