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.

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Meeker golf pro Jim Cook gives golf lessons to local children as part of an ERBM Recreation and Parks program.

Local golfers fare well in tourney

MEEKER I The tournament is set early in the season, but with the largest purse of the year, the Marvine Ranch two-man, best-ball tournament draws the largest and most competitive field. Eighty golfers were divided by handicap into four flights and although many in the field were from other courses, local golfers were represented well, […]

WREA hosts 29th annual golf tournament

MEEKER I For the past 29 years, the White River Electric Association has brought employees, friends and business associates together for a fun, yet competitive five-person scramble golf tournament at Meeker Golf Course each June. On Friday, two of the 14 teams held a putt-off to determine the winner.

Close competition in annual Ladies DearFly

Amanda Back (walking up to ball) and Sherry Rubin (center) were matched with sisters Patty Edwards and Ellen Boudreaux in the annual Ladies DearFly tournament at the Meeker Golf Course on Saturday. Back and Rubin shot a tournament-best five-under-par 29 on the front nine and tied for the best gross score (66). The duo also took top net honors in the competitive first flight.

MEEKER I Only 14 teams played in the annual Ladies DearFly golf tournament Saturday, but the competition was close. The two-woman teams were split equally into two flights and played in a scramble format.