Overwhelmed Patrick Reidy Takes Home Section Trophy

9/12/2018

The Section Championship was a tournament of firsts beginning with the crowning of a first-time champion – PGA Assistant Professional Patrick Reidy, Inverness Golf Club.

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Morris Claims Colorado PGA Women's Championship in Exciting Fashion

CC at Castle Pines Assistant Professional Birdies First Hole of Playoff to Claim Title

Tara Morris hasn’t felt her heart beat like it did on Thursday at the Ranch Country Club in quite some time. The PGA Professional from the Country Club at Castle Pines hasn’t had time to put herself in that position very often with her busy work schedule. Things all changed on Thursday though as the former Cactus and Symetra Tour player competed her way into contention during the final round of the Colorado PGA Women’s Championship and claimed victory on the first hole of a sudden death playoff.

 

Zaremba Wins One For the Ages at Colorado Senior PGA Professional Championship

Pueblo PGA Professional Wins Victory 13 Years After First Title

Mike Zaremba was named the 1983 Dow Finsterwald Colorado PGA Player of the Year. He won the Colorado PGA Professional Championship thirty-one years ago in 1987. He notched his first victory in the Colorado Senior PGA Professional Championship in 2005. Zaremba added to that lengthy resume when the 64-year-old notched yet another Major Championship victory when he claimed the title at the Colorado Senior PGA Professional Championship on Tuesday at Black Bear Golf Club.

 

Zaremba followed up an opening three-under-par 69 with solid final round, posting a two-under-par 70 to finish at five-under-par 139.

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Former Champion Zaremba Takes Lead After First Round of Colorado Senior PGA Professional Championship

51 Competing for 7 Spots in National Championship

Don’t tell Mike Zaremba that it’s been thirteen years since he last won the Colorado Senior PGA Professional Championship. The PGA Professional from Desert Hawk at Pueblo West turned back the clock on Monday as he posted a three-under-par 69 to take the lead at the halfway point of the two-day event. Not only did Zaremba claim the title in this event in 2005, he is a two-time Section Player of the Year (1983, 1999) and two-time Section Champion (1987, 1999).

 

Colorado Membership Recipients of Herb Graffis Award

08/01/2018

Recognized for its tireless dedication towards growing the game of golf and furthering player development, both in its community and on a national level, through the enrichment of its many successful programs, it was announced today that the Colorado PGA Section is the recipient of the 2018 Herb Graffis Award. The Herb Graffis Award is a sought-after honor among the PGA of America Sections. 

 

Lanting Claims Biggest Win of Young Career at National Car Rental Colorado Assistant PGA Professional Championship

Bear Creek GC Associate Professional Finishes Birdie-Birdie to Claim Title

(Aurora, Colo.) - Ben Lanting had the cards stacked against him going into the final round of the National Car Rental Colorado Assistant PGA Professional Championship on Tuesday, July 31. If Lanting, an Associate Professional from Bear Creek Golf Club in Lakewood, Colo. was going to win, he’d have to take down two of the most decorated champions of the event. After posting an opening round one-under-par 71, Lanting was tied with four-time champion Geoff Keffer, PGA Assistant Professional from the Greater Golf Development Center. He was also going to have to make up three strokes over three-time champion Caine Fitzgerald, PGA Assistant Professional at Meadow Hills Golf Course.

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New Leadership Program Available to Colorado Members

Application Process Open - 9/5/2018

The Colorado PGA has officially launched Colorado PGA LEAD to provide leadership-development opportunities for our Section Members. The ultimate goal of this program is to establish a deep bench of Colorado PGA Members who are prepared to ascend to and through the volunteer leadership ranks of the Section. All interested PGA Members are encouraged to apply.

 

Upcoming Events

September 24, 2018
Pro-Assistant Championship

    Hiwan Golf Club
    Registration deadline Sept. 19

October 2-3, 2018
W. Chapter Meeting/Championship

    Aspen Glen
    Registration Deadline Sept. 27

October 4, 2018
Teaching and Coaching Workshop

    Fossil Trace
    Registration deadline Sept. 30