Brown, Collins win 2-man best ball golf tournament

MEEKER I For the past 21 years, Erik Brown and Lex Collins have teamed up to play in the annual Two-man Best Ball golf tournament at the Meeker Golf Course. Every year they have finished in the money, but they have never had the best gross score in the championship flight, until this year.

Ducey, Elam win 2-man scramble at Meeker Golf Course

Meeker’s Clint Chappell and George Back, above right, won the B-flight in a field of 10 teams. The Ladies Deerfly tournament will be held June 7.

MEEKER I Two scramble golf tournaments were recently held on the Meeker Golf Course: Berry Brothers’ annual company tournament, and the men’s two-man scramble was played the next day, May 18.

Collins, Ducey and Walsh dominate season opener

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Meeker’s Bryce Ducey chips onto the No. 9 green as his teammates, Pat Walsh and Lex Collins, prepare to do the same in the three-person scramble the trio dominated, winning with an 11-under par 57, despite windy conditions.

Lex Collins, Bryce Ducey and Pat Walsh dominated the competition in the first tournament of the golf season on a cold and windy Meeker Golf Course on Saturday to win the three-person scramble by six strokes.

Meeker Golf Course opens under new management

Meeker Golf Course opened for the 2014 season on Tuesday, and Chris Arnold (second from right) is the new director of facilities and operations. He is pictured with his youngest son, Austin, and his wife, Natalia. Arnold’s brother, Dave (right), will run the pro shop, which has undergone changes and features new inventory. Chippers will again operate the bar and grill located in the clubhouse.

MEEKER I The Meeker Golf Course will be under new management this season as long-time golf pro Jim Cook retired at the end of last season. Chris Arnold’s official title is director of facilities and operations and he is excited about the opportunity.

Fartettes play in O.F.I.C.

MEEKER I Thirty golfers over the age of 50 gathered at Meeker Golf Course for the annual Old Farts in Carts tournament on.

Jim, Debbie Cook to retire from Meeker Golf Course

Early golfers worked diligently whenever they could to get the Meeker golf course up and running. Jim Cook (far left) had his earliest professional ties to Meeker Golf Course in 1991, when he began working there.

MEEKER I Meeker Golf Course is absolutely beautiful this year, largely due to the endless time and effort Jim Cook has put in over his near 20-year career. It has been a family effort over the years for Jim, his wife Debbie, and two daughters Jennifer (Steve) Vandyke, and Wendy (Jason) Lay.

Terp, Watt defend golf club championship titles

Meeker’s J.C. Watt isn’t afraid to laugh at himself as he posed underneath a poster of his mug after winning another Men’s Club championship title. Larin Crase is credited with taking the photos of Watt and two of his golfing companions, who refused to have their picture taken under their respective posters.

MEEKER I Champions were crowned Sunday at the Meeker Golf Course after the annual Club Championships were played, and both champions have worn the crown several times before.

Meeker golfers support local programs

MEEKER I Aug. 9 was a great day in Meeker as 44 golfers teed-off to support local heath care. Tournament winners were Todd Gerloff, David Calabrese, Pete Palmgren and Bob Bergman. Toby Smith and Marlin Linder won closest-to-the-pin in contests, Debbie Jordan won ladies’ longest drive and Bryce Ducey won men’s longest drive.

3-hole playoff decides champs

Rangely’s Ellen Boudreaux and her son Ron Kelly Crawford, who lives in Meeker, were all smiles Sunday at the Meeker Golf Course, where they finished with the third best gross score in the championship flight.

MEEKER I Siblings Eddie Rubin and Amanda Back trailed Mitch Carter and Tami Holt by three shots after 18 holes of play in the annual two-day couples tournament. However, after the second day, the siblings were tied for the lead with Craig Nichols and Maggie Becker and a playoff was needed to determine the winner […]

Smith wins two in a row at Meeker Golf Course

Nick Burri, according to local golf pro Jim Cook (right), “had the round of his life” and his summer work paid off as he shot his best round (78) and finished second in the 15-18 division of the Meeker Junior Golf Tournament. Burri will be a sophomore at Meeker High School and will play on the Rangely golf team starting Monday.
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MEEKER | Rifle’s Kyler Smith, who recently turned 18, returned to the Meeker Golf Course for a second time in the past two weeks and left each time as the best golfer of the tournament.

Young gun wins annual Licshke golf tournament

MEEKER I The difference in years between the youngest and oldest golfer in the Lischke Tournament was greater than the total number of golfers entered and it was the young guns who won in the end.

Golfers wanted: Pozorski Memorial tourney Sat.

RBC I Both golf courses in Rio Blanco County will host tournaments Saturday and all junior golfers are invited to the Meeker Golf Course for the annual Junior Golf Tournament Monday, July 29.