Keeping with golf tradition, South Broadway Country Club closes on Mondays. But that’s where the similarity between it and other country clubs ends. Billing itself as “Non-members Only,” SBCC occupies a stand-alone former auto-repair shop at South Broadway and Iliff in Denver, with nothing more to trumpet what’s within than a stylized logo and the hand-painted words GOLF and SPIRITS writ large on the brick façade.
For the pros competing in the 101st PGA Championship at Bethpage Black Golf Course, May 18 will be moving day. For the members of Columbine Country Club, some 1,850 miles west of Long Island, that Saturday will be a moving one as well, as the club, which hosted the 1967 PGA Championship, finally gets to unveil a replica of the Wanamaker Trophy—at 28 inches tall, the largest silverware in professional golf—from that historic championship.
For the first time since 2012, the CoBank Colorado Women’s Open will kick off the three-event CoBank Colorado Open Championship season. The field for the $150,000 championship—the richest in the country for a women’s state open, with a winner’s share of $50,000—will tee it up at Green Valley Ranch Golf Club May 29-31, swapping places in the schedule with the CoBank Colorado Senior Open, which will now take place August 28-30.
Leave the cart in the barn, smell the flowers, protect the turf and walk your way to lower scores, improved health and deeper friendships with your playing partners.
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By Suzanne S. Brown, photography by Suzanne S. Brown & featured resorts