Rinker, Rush and Keffer Tied at Colorado PGA Professional Championship
Three players are tied for the lead going into the final round of the Colorado PGA Professional Championship. First round leader Derek Rush is tied with defending champion Geoff Keffer and former PGA Tour player Larry Rinker at three-under-par 141.
RMGSA Hosting Fall Merchandise Show
Registration Deadline is Sept. 28 | 9/6/17
The Rocky Mountain Golf Sales Association will be holding its 2017 RMGSA Golf Merchandise Show on Tuesday and Wednesday, October 10-11.
Denver CC's Braga repeats as Colorado PGA Women's Champion
Like in 2016, Alexandra Braga from Denver Country Club won the championship. Like last year, she led after each round. And just as in 2016, she prevailed by three strokes.
Vlosich Claims First Colorado Senior PGA Professional Championship
Ron Vlosich has had an illustrious playing career. The PGA Life Member has competed in the U.S. Open, five U.S. Senior Opens, the PGA Championship and two Senior PGA Championships. Here at the section level, Vlosich has won three Colorado PGA Professional Championships consecutively between 1991 and 1993, but he had never won the biggest senior event in the Colorado Section. Tuesday, August 15, Vlosich checked that win off as he claimed the 2017 Colorado Senior PGA Professional Championship at Valley Country Club with a nine-under-par 135.
2017 Colorado PGA Special Award Winners
Group to be Honored Oct. 27 at Awards Gala
This is the time of year that the Colorado Section announces its 2017 award winners. These PGA Members are among the “Best of the Best” and work diligently to represent the game and the business of golf. Here are your 2017 Colorado Section Award Winners:
Kelbel Named 2017 Colorado PGA Golf Professional of the Year
Mark Kelbel, Head Professional at The Broadmoor Golf Club, has been named the 2017 Colorado PGA Golf Professional of the Year. The highest honor given annually by the Colorado PGA, the Golf Professional of the Year Award goes to a member for overall performance including leadership, service and promotion of the game of golf.
Wearner Earns Third Nod as Teacher of the Year
The 2017 Colorado PGA Teacher of the Year, Trent Wearner, PGA, is a three-time honoree of this award from the Colorado Section having previously received it in both 2014 and 2004. This award conveys special recognition on a Colorado PGA Professional for excellence in golf instruction, along with overall performance.
Bingaman Claims National Car Rental Colorado Assistant Professional Championship
For someone who hasn’t had a chance to get out and compete much this year, Brandon Bingaman didn’t show many signs of rust.
Pfingston Dancing Like A Bear After Winning National Award
Bear Dance Head Professional Named Public Merchandiser of the Year | 7/15/2017
It may have been the impressive percentage of increase in retail merchandising that won Mark Pfingston, PGA, head professional at The Golf Club at Bear Dance, the 2017 PGA of America's Public Merchandiser of the Year Award but the real story of his success is better understood when one appreciates the extreme passion he has for his calling.