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5 months 1 week ago

Golf Tournament Benefits Military Teens

Dozens of golfers hit the links Friday morning at the Air Force Academy's Eisenhower golf course for a great cause. The tournament was a fundraiser for Club Beyond, an organization that supports military teens. The club hosts weekly programs for the 500,000 teens across the nation that deal with the...

2 years 6 months ago

Job of the Day: Golf Groundskeeper

Job of the Day: The Broadmoor is looking for a groundskeeper to keep the golf course up to par. This is a full time position. Duties include mowing, trimming, and bunker maintenance. Applicants need to have a basic knowledge of the game of golf, and be able to...

2 years 7 months ago

Bubba Watson wins Masters

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) - Bubba Watson saved par from the pine straw and won the Masters on the second hole of a playoff over Louis Oosthuizen. Trapped among the trees 155 yards from the hole and not able to see the green, the left-hander hit a huge hook Sunday and...

2 years 8 months ago

Disc Golfers Compete in the Hero's Huk

Disc golf athletes warmed up their throwing arms to participate in this weekend's 2012 Hero's Huk tournament. The two-day tournament is being held in two cities: Widefield and at the City Park in Pueblo. Ninety players took to the course in celebration of the Colorado Disc Sports Association's 20th...

3 years 1 month ago

Woods has new caddie

SAN MARTIN, Calif. (AP) - Tiger Woods offered Joe LaCava the job as his caddie. LaCava said the decision was simple. "He's Tiger Woods," the new caddie said Wednesday. LaCava spent most of his 25 years on the PGA Tour working for Fred Couples, who used to draw the biggest...

3 years 3 months ago

6 year old hits hole in one

YPSILANTI, Mich. (AP) - A Michigan father says his 6-year-old son is unfazed after getting a hole-in-one at a Hawaii golf course. The Detroit News reports Braden Hill of Ypsilanti aced the shot from a 68-yard kids' tee at the Kaanapali Kai course on Maui on July 27. ...

3 years 3 months ago

State Games' 5K has winners

It's the last day for the State Games and the winners for the 5K have already been named. We had a chance to catch up with one 10-year-old runner who was running her first 5K. Her recommendation to other who want to run, but haven't mustered up enough confidence...

3 years 3 months ago

State Games enter final day

Today kicks off one last day of friendly competition before the 2011 State Games come to an end in Colorado Springs. This year was the first year the games spanned two consecutive weekends allowing for six days of competitive play. Over twenty games will be played today ranging...

3 years 4 months ago

Tiger returns to competition next week

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Tiger Woods returns to golf next week at the Bridgestone Invitational, ending an 11-week break to heal injuries to his left leg. Woods announced the decision on his website on Thursday. On his Twitter account, Woods says he's "feeling fit and ready to tee it up...

3 years 4 months ago

Compete like an Olympian

The Rocky Mountain State Games turn ten this year. The six-day competition, which this year, takes place over the course of a two-weekend period, features thirty-four different types of sports. When it comes to economic impact, Mike Moran, Colorado Springs Sports Corporation senior media consultant, says, "This is a...

3 years 4 months ago

Tiger's old caddie strikes back!

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) - Steve Williams says he wasted the last two years of his life standing by Tiger Woods through injuries and eruptions in the golfer's private life. In frank interviews about his dismissal published Friday, the 47-year-old caddie said he had lost "a tremendous amount of respect"...

3 years 4 months ago

"Little Lefty" loves the links

It's not unusual to see young boys or girls on the driving range at the golf course. But how often do you run into a three-year old hitting a bucket of balls? If you frequent Elmwood golf course in Pueblo you likely have seen three-year-old Gavin Amella. He's there...

3 years 4 months ago

Bike parking lot offered for Women's Open

The City of Colorado Springs and Mountain Metropolitan's Metro Rides group will offer free bike parking valet service at the U.S. Women's Open golf championship July 7 through 10. You'll be able to bike to a lot near the Broadmoor at 1601 Mesa Avenue (Pauline Memorial Catholic School) from...

3 years 5 months ago

Tiger Woods to miss next week's AT&T National

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Tiger Woods will miss another golf tournament as his left leg recovers from injuries. Woods said on his Twitter feed that he will not be playing in next week's AT&T National outside Philadelphia. The tournament supports Woods' foundation. Woods tweeted: "doctor's orders." He says he will...

3 years 5 months ago

U.S. Open volunteers get training

Calling all golf fanatics who would like to lend a helping hand at the 2011 U.S. Women's Open. Volunteers for next month's event came to the Broadmoor Hotel today for their orientation.Approximately three thousand volunteers help with the event. The majority of the spots are filled, but a few are...

3 years 5 months ago

Tiger Woods to miss U.S. Open

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Tiger Woods won't be playing the U.S. Open this year. Injuries to his left knee and Achilles' are bad enough that Woods decided Tuesday to skip the U.S. Open for the first time since 1994. The Masters is now the only major he has never missed...

3 years 6 months ago

Tiger expects to play at U.S. Open

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Tiger Woods says he did not do any more damage to his left knee and Achilles last week and expects to play in the U.S. Open. Woods withdrew from The Players Championship after only nine holes because of pain in his left leg. He...

3 years 6 months ago

Golf great Seve Ballesteros dies at home

AP -- Seve Ballesteros, a five-time major champion whose passion and gift for imaginative shot-making invigorated European golf and the Ryder Cup, has died from complications of a cancerous brain tumor. He was 54. A statement on Ballesteros' website Saturday said the golf great died peacefully at 2:10 a.m....

4 years 3 months ago

Little golfer carries a big swing

Eight-year old Brendon Baca knows exactly what he's good at. "I like everything about golf," said Brendon. "[I like] the driving, the putting, the chipping and the pitching." He takes lessons in the same class as 13 and 14-year olds. And let's just say that Brendon could be...

4 years 6 months ago

Eaks, Zaremba cut at Senior PGA Championship

PARKER, Colo. (AP) - Tom Kite doesn't mind that the thin air, hilly terrain and erratic wind gusts at the Colorado Golf Club conspire to favor the younger golfers on the senior circuit such as Fred Couples. Kite still considers himself a whippersnapper after celebrating his 60th birthday in December,...

4 years 6 months ago

Free golf lesson for kids

If your kids have been begging you to let them try out golf--now's their chance to give it a try for free. This Sunday is free kids day with PGA professionals at the Commonground Golf Course in Aurora. A bonus, each child who participates will be given two free...

4 years 8 months ago

Woods to return to golf at the Masters

Tiger Woods will return to golf at the Masters next month. In a statement Tuesday, Woods said he will play at Augusta National after a four-month hiatus because of a sex scandal. The Masters begins on April 8. Woods says that while he's returning to competition, he still has a...

4 years 11 months ago

Tiger Woods: "taking time off"

The man many consider to be the best golfer in the world says he's walking away from the game for a while. Tiger Woods has posted a statement on his Web site saying he's taking an indefinite leave from the game. He says he needs time to focus on...

5 years 3 weeks ago

Beginning a mild November

Snow last week, then a few days later, this warm sunshine. That's Colorado for you. "November can be hit or miss, says Matt Aschbrenner, who was just about to hit the links on Sunday. "It can be really cold or really nice" If the rest of the month...

5 years 1 month ago

Local golf pro celebrates a major milestone

A former LPGA champion is celebrating her 50th anniversary. Shirley Englehorn's career brought dozens of people together in Colorado Springs Thursday, to celebrate her accomplishments. Englehorn won 11 tournaments during her LPGA days, including the Major in 1970. After leaving the tour, she became a much sought after golf...

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