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CU Golf Facilities

Discussion in 'University of Colorado News and Olympic Sports' started by GoBuffs08, Oct 19, 2011.

  1. GoBuffs08

    GoBuffs08 Well-Known Member

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    Special Invitation to the George Boedecker CU Golf Facility Groundbreaking
    University of Colorado Athletic Director Mike Bohn and Head Men's and Women’s Golf Coaches Roy Edwards and Anne Kelly cordially invite you to come celebrate the George Boedecker CU Golf Facility Groundbreaking at Colorado National Golf Club
    Come preview the future site of this state-of-the-art practice facility for the CU men’s and women’s golf teams. You will have the opportunity to visit with Athletic Director Mike Bohn, CU golf legend Hale Irwin, Colorado National Owner and CU Alum Steve Kerr, Coach Edwards, Coach Kelly and the CU men’s and women’s golf teams.

    Monday, October 24, 2011
    Program begins at 3 p.m. at Colorado National Golf Club, 2700 Vista Parkway, Erie, Colo.
    Light refreshments provided.
    GO BUFFS!

    CU Golf 1.jpg CU Golf 2.jpg
     
  2. buff4bcs1985

    buff4bcs1985 Hail to the King

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    nice... golf gets a facility before football :lol: all joking aside... looks and sounds top notch
     
  3. GregInArlington

    GregInArlington Well-Known Member

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    This is great! It will be nice to be able to hit balls to the range from the indoor bays on cold winter days
     
  4. GregInArlington

    GregInArlington Well-Known Member

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    dammit, that reminds me of this

    [video=youtube;sojhjp5y8ZM]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sojhjp5y8ZM[/video]
     
  5. boulder77

    boulder77 Certified Organic Club Member

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    Not that I'm complaining ........... but it looks like a Jiffy Lube to me!!
     
  6. tante

    tante Club Member Club Member

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    thanks I was wondering why they were building a firestone auto garage and calling it a golf facility.
     
  7. MiamiBuffs

    MiamiBuffs Wᴉɐɯᴉ qnɟɟs Club Member

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    In case they have to sell it.
     
  8. FChairbanks

    FChairbanks muthaka slayer Club Member

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    ha ha ha...you ****ers better not be ****ing laughing when we kick ass on the rest of the pac-12 in golf before we even sniff a conference championship in football.

    enjoy what we have assholes.
     
  9. Buffnik

    Buffnik Real name isn't Nik Club Member Junta Member

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    Having a home course and good golf facilities is about more than building winners in golf. These programs have been as much or more about giving the CU AD a great venue to do fund raising. In case people haven't noticed, rich dudes like to golf.
     
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    FChairbanks muthaka slayer Club Member

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    heh...people around here are pretty clueless...
     
  11. tante

    tante Club Member Club Member

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    yeah what is wrong with us. They build a practice bubble and we complain because it is not permanent. So they build a nice permanent golf facility and we complain because it looks like a jiffy lube. We are like the philly fans of college football.
     
  12. FChairbanks

    FChairbanks muthaka slayer Club Member

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    more like the cleveland fans...
     
  13. Mick Ronson

    Mick Ronson Well-Known Member

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    even in the Big 8 and then XII, until the acquisition of the now named Colorado National GC, CU was the only program in each respective conference without it's own golf course. talk about an uneven playing field. teams like OSU and OU were playing regularly at courses that have hosted majors (Southern Hills, Oak Tree) in addition to their home courses that host USGA Amateur events and USGA qualifiers. CU was playing at Boulder CC which is decent country club course but nothing special. even Tech built a highly regarded course in the last half-decade.
     
  14. DBT

    DBT Club Member Club Member

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    My son played Colorado National toward the end of the summer. He gave it bad reviews, sorry to say. The greens were horrible. Very pitted.
     
  15. Buffnik

    Buffnik Real name isn't Nik Club Member Junta Member

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    I've played there and thought it was a gorgeous course. Really difficult for a Colorado course if you play from the pro tees.
     
  16. HotRack

    HotRack Rez BubbleHead Club Member

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    Hope to be playing there next weekend after we beat U$C!
     
  17. TimmyDUBs

    TimmyDUBs Dirty haole Club Member

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    Wait a minute. Are you implying that a part of building this thing is luring donors?? It sounds ridiculous to me, but I am honestly wondering if that is possible
     
  18. RK

    RK UBL Club Member

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    I love the course and if you play on a weekday after 3 you can play 18 with a cart for 24 bucks. Best deal around IMO
     

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