Dave Bray

Position: Clubhouse Porch

Email: dbray3751@gmail.com

We may not be East Coast, but we can golf

A few weeks ago I overheard one of the co-hosts of a popular game show nearly trip over his own words talking about how many golf courses were located around a particular beach resort area on the...

DATE: May 15, 2012 | COLUMN: Clubhouse Porch

The timely turn of phrase catches my ear

Over the last decade or so, one of the reasons I turned to watching golf on the television was to follow the golfer formerly known as Tiger. Today, the curiosity remains, but the focus is on others...

DATE: May 7, 2012 | COLUMN: Clubhouse Porch

What winter? It’s golfin’ time in Durango

It’s time to put behind us the would-be winter, the no-show, sub-zero temperatures and the easier-than-anticipated winter-driving conditions. What drives us now is a connection between a dimpled...

DATE: April 24, 2012 | COLUMN: Clubhouse Porch

Farewell for 2010, we’ll go golfing again next season

It has been a great season for golf in the Four Corners, and there still are plenty of good days ahead to hit the links before the white stuff tucks our courses to bed for another season. I will...

DATE: Sept. 28, 2010 | COLUMN: Clubhouse Porch

Few spots remain for popular Stroke Play event

I just wanted to drop a note of interest to area golfers that there are a few more spots available for this weekend’s Four Corners Stroke Play tournament at the Dalton Ranch Golf Club. This has...

DATE: Sept. 21, 2010 | COLUMN: Clubhouse Porch

Early mornings, late evenings = fine golf aplenty

The early mornings and late evenings are getting a bit cooler, and that can mean only one thing: There still are some fine days left to get in some great golf and enjoy the upcoming change of...

DATE: Sept. 14, 2010 | COLUMN: Clubhouse Porch

Glacier Club to host 30th Randango Classic

Since several of the mainstay golf tournaments – normally contested in September – had their day under the August sun, the door was left open for several charitable events for the ninth month of...

DATE: Sept. 7, 2010 | COLUMN: Clubhouse Porch

Ska brews up two club champs at Hillcrest

Brewed by Ska, Hillcrest Golf Club crowned its men’s and women’s club champions last weekend. Aimee Fladt is the 2010 women’s club champion after she shot a two-day, 36-hole score of 173 in the Ska...

DATE: Aug. 31, 2010 | COLUMN: Clubhouse Porch

My apologies: Congratulations to Mr. Lynch

I begin this week’s column with a sincere apology for inadvertently moving the e-mail of the 2010 Dalton Ranch Golf Club Junior Club Championship results to another file. Let’s get this right by...

DATE: Aug. 24, 2010 | COLUMN: Clubhouse Porch

Rules are rules, but sometimes they’re ridiculous

I understand the point that rules are rules, and if they are broken, penalties occur. Dustin Johnson’s oh-no (as one television commentator so aptly described) as he grounded his club head in such...

DATE: Aug. 17, 2010 | COLUMN: Clubhouse Porch

The final straw? Tiger’s swan song? The last hoorah?

If you will have me, once again, please allow me to get on my soapbox and say enough already about “Is this the final straw? The beginning of the end? The last hoorah? The swan song for TW?” I know...

DATE: Aug. 10, 2010 | COLUMN: Clubhouse Porch

Dalton Ranch crown gross, net champions

The ladies and juniors took center stage on the links this last week at our area courses, and we’ll begin with the Dalton Ranch Golf Club Ladies Club Championship on Saturday and Sunday. DRGC...

DATE: Aug. 3, 2010 | COLUMN: Clubhouse Porch

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