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

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.

Brown, Collins win 2-man scramble

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.

Collins, Walsh, Ducey win season opener

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.”

Local golf pro earns award

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.

Barlau wins O.F.I.C. tourney

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.

Rio Blanco County Cup stays in Meeker for 2012-13

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.

Backs finish with best net score

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.

Watt, Terp win local golf championships

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.

Junior golfers…

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.

Playoff decides Lischke

MEEKER I The Lischke Memorial golf tournament is one of the only individual tournaments of the year at the Meeker Golf Course.

Locals finish well at tourney

MEEKER I Add $2,000 to the prize money and golfers come from all around. That’s what Marvine Ranch did and 80 golfers showed up to play in the Marvine Ranch two-man best ball tournament last weekend at the Meeker Golf Course.