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.
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.
MEEKER I Local veteran golfers Erik Brown and Lex Collins defended their home course winning the annual 27-hole, two-man scramble at the Meeker Golf Course on Saturday. The tournament featured two flights and 19 pairs.
MEEKER I “It was the best weather day of the year, which everyone was appreciative of,” Meeker golf pro Jim Cook said of Saturday’s beautiful spring day. “It was a good way to start the season.”
MEEKER I It was recently announced by the Professional Golfers Association (PGA), Colorado Section, West Chapter, that local golf professional Jim Cook will be awarded the 2013 Warren Smith Award at the annual spring meeting in April in Grand Junction.
MEEKER I Mark Barlau of Glenwood Springs defended his title as champion of the Old Farts In Carts (O.F.I.C.) tournament played last Saturday at the Meeker Golf Course. The field of 27 golfers, split into two flights, featured more than 20 from out of town.
RBC I “The Cup stays here,” was written on a menu board in Chipper’s Bar and Grill at the Meeker Golf Course, with an arrow pointing to the Rio Blanco County Cup, which Meeker was ready to defend last weekend.
MEEKER I After the first day of play, George and Peggy Back were tied with Ellen Boudreaux and son Ron Kelly Crawford with the best gross score in the championship flight of the annual couples tournament. Although both teams added strokes on the second day, they both finished well.
MEEKER I Only one day and 18 holes were played to determine the men and women golf club champions in Meeker last Saturday, instead of the normal two-day, 36-hole format played in the past.
MEEKER I Thirty-four junior golfers played in the annual Meeker Junior Golf tournament, sponsored by the ERBM Recreation and Park District held Monday last at the Meeker Golf Course, featuring golfers from Meeker, Rangely, Craig, Rifle and Glenwood Springs.
MEEKER I The Lischke Memorial golf tournament is one of the only individual tournaments of the year at the Meeker Golf Course.