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Colorado PGA News “Doubles Golf is what we bequeath to the Sections. We are hoping to help them in the future. We believe that Doubles Golf is not only a phenomenal way for PGA Members to generate revenue for themselves and their Assistants at their Clubs, but it is also a revenue generator for the Sections,” states Longmire. “So, it becomes a business unit. We don’t charge them anything for it. We license the rights to the Section. All we do is manage the United States Doubles Golf Committee and we host the United States Doubles Golf Am Championship.”

Colorado PGA Honorary President, Ben Welsh, says of Longmire, “He has been a great partner in helping our Colorado PGA REACH Foundation accomplish some of our goals. His efforts to grow the game nationally are wonderful and the fact that he lives here locally in Colorado Springs (for a couple months of the year) has made the relationship here closer.”

Doubles Golf National Finalists From Colorado Four Teams Played at The Bear’s Club in Jupiter, Florida


our teams from Colorado competed at the First United States Doubles Golf Am Championship. The event was hosted by Jack Nicklaus, himself, in Jupiter, Florida, at The Bear’s Club, November 3-5, 2020. The teams represent each category in Doubles Golf: Men’s, Women’s, Senior’s and Mixed Doubles.

Men’s Category: Tyler Burckhard & Chad Lounsbury Thorncreek Golf Course

Women’s Category: Annie Fox & Mel Rasor Thorncreek Golf Course

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Senior Category: Bob Blaney & Tom McGeary Highlands Ranch Golf Club

Mixed-Doubles: Susan Horton & Gary Wayne Raccoon Creek Golf Club


Profile for Colorado PGA

The SUMMIT - Colorado PGA Magazine - December 2020