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.”

Terp wins third title in a row as top golfer

MEEKER I For a third year in a row, Pattie Terp is the Meeker Women’s Club champion after dominating the field in the annual 18-hole championship tournament.

Coach’s team captures golf classic; Cowboy gridders play host to Rye

Jake Shelton uses a baseball bat to swing at a golf ball off the No. 1 tee box at the Meeker Golf Course, site of the 10th annual Cowboy Kickoff Classic golf tournament, a fundraiser for the MHS football program. The Cowboys will host the Rye Thunderbolts Saturday in Starbuck Stadium. Kickoff is scheduled for 1 p.m.

MEEKER I The Meeker High School football team had two-a-days last week, then Saturday it hosted the 10th annual Cowboy Kickoff Classic golf tournament. This Saturday it will host Rye in Starbuck Stadium in the first football game of the season.

Elams play well in couples golf

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MEEKER I The annual couples golf tournament was played at the Meeker Golf Course last weekend, with a field of 20 teams from three states representing several regional courses.

Castaldo wins Meeker’s Lischke tournament

Bill deVergie could only watch as Bobby Castaldo shot a two-under par 66 on Sunday to win the Lischke tournament by 10 strokes.

MEEKER I “I’m just thankful to be able to play the game,” the ever-optimistic Bobby Castaldo said after winning the championship flight of the annual Lischke Memorial, a two-day, 36-hole, stroke-play golf tournament at the Meeker Golf Course last weekend.

Rio Blanco Cup returns to Meeker in annual tournament

All teasing aside, Rangely brought 30 golfers to Meeker, set up camp on site and everyone enjoyed a great weekend of golf.

RBC I “It was by far the closest cup we’ve had to date,” Robby Elam, captain for the Rangely team said. The “cup” Elam spoke of is the Rio Blanco County Cup, a traveling trophy which is displayed in the clubhouse of the winning team of a match-play formatted tournament played between golfers from Meeker […]