Big weekend of golf tourneys in Meeker; battle for cup in Rangely

Meeker’s Pat Walsh watches as his ball heads toward the hole during the Two-Man, Best Ball Tournament at Meeker Golf Course during weekend play. Walsh and his partner, Willy Theos, captured second place in the second flight of the tournament, which ran Saturday and Sunday. The overall winners in the tournament were Doug Choate and Jared Brown.

RBC I “It was a good weekend for the Meeker Golf Course,” course manager Scott Bowman said Sunday after the annual two-man best tournament. The 31st annual White River Electric Association Tournament was played Friday, and that was followed by the two-day best ball tournament, and many Meeker golfers will play in Rangely this weekend […]

WREA golf tournament Friday; Two-Man Best Ball set for weekend

MEEKER I There will be two different tournaments for golfers of all levels this weekend in Meeker.

Winners of ladies’ golf tourney named

MEEKER I Local lady golfers fared well in the Ladies Deerfly Golf Tournament at Meeker Golf Course on Saturday, which included the winners of the second flight.

WREA golf tourney is June 19; Meeker’s annual Two-Man Best Ball June 20-21

MEEKER I There will be two different tournaments for golfers of all levels the weekend of June 19-21 in Meeker.

Lex Collins sinks fourth ace

MEEKER I Local golfer Lex Collins recorded his fourth career hole-in-one at the Meeker Golf Course on Saturday after the Ladies’ Deerfly.

WREA golf tourney is June 19; Meeker’s annual Two-Man Best Ball is June 20-21

MEEKER I There will be two different tournaments for golfers of all levels the weekend of June 19-21 in Meeker.

WREA’s annual White River Golf Tourney is June 19

MEEKER I A flat-screen TV and cash prizes will be up for grabs as the White River Electric Association hosts its 31st annual White River Golf Tournament on June 19. Registration includes Thursday’s dinner and Friday’s cart and green fees, range balls and a sack lunch.

Long-time Meekerite Scott Bowman is new greenskeeper at Meeker Golf Course

Scott Bowman is the new greenskeeper this year at Meeker Golf Course. The long-time resident of the Meeker area has definite plans on how to improve conditions on the local course and he has ideas on how to promote additional play from out-of-town golfers in Meeker.

MEEKER I Long-time Meekerite Scott Bowman will be the new greenskeeper at Meeker Golf Course this summer. On Saturday he spoke of his thoughts and visions for the Meeker course. Originally born in Brush, Colo., Bowman, 49, arrived in Meeker when he was 2 years old, and he has always called it his home.

Rangely golfers win Meeker scramble

MEEKER I “Everybody watched it snow for an hour, then at 11, we went out and had four hours of sunshine,” Meeker Golf Course manager Scott Bowman said of the weather delay of the three-person scramble held Saturday. “It was awesome.” Nine teams, including two from Rangely, endured the weather to play in two flights, […]

Meeker golf guru Jim Cook honored by Colorado PGA

Jim Cook of Meeker, the long-time pro at Meeker Golf Course, was joined by his family Nov. 7 in Parker to be honored as a Noble Chalfant Inductee by the PGA of Colorado. From left to right are: oldest daughter Jennifer, Jim’s wife Debbie, Jim Cook and youngest daughter Wendy.

MEEKER I Long-time local golf guru Jim Cook of Meeker was recognized as a 2014 Noble Chalfant Challenge Inductee by the Colorado Professional Golfers Association at the Colorado PGA Awards Gala on Nov. 2 at the Colorado Golf Club in Parker.

Playing backwards in Meeker golf tournament doesn’t hurt Watt, Theos

The nine-hole Meeker Golf Course, which is played backwards in the annual Frostbite tournament, was in great condition for the final tournament of the season.

MEEKER I The Frostbite 2014, which is the final golf tournament of the season, was held Saturday at the Meeker Golf Course and followed by the annual membership dinner/meeting.

Men’s golf champ…

Meeker’s defending Men’s Club champion J.C. Watt, along with Lex Collins and Bill deVergie, watch Bobby Castaldo putt on hole No. 3 during the club championship. Watt defended his title, winning by seven shots and has “one more than last year,” unable to recall how many times he has won the championship. “Oh yeah, it’s great,” Watt said of being the champion. “It’s like you’re the champion golfer of the year.” Rangely’s Clark Edwards won men’s club championship on Cedar Ridges’ course by 16 shots. “I’m glad he didn’t come play over here,” Watt said. “He’s good.”