Chris Kennedy

AURORA | Nobody was more excited than Aurora golfers when it was revealed the Class 5A boys state golf tournament would be played at CommonGround G.C. A readily accessible public course set up to shoot low had players from city programs looking forward all season. Together with unfavorable weather conditions — at least for the […]

A few months ago, playing golf was the farthest thing from Sha Jefferson’s mind. In May, the Vista PEAK junior suffered a number of severe injuries in a dirt bike accident that left his golf season in doubt. Jefferson just missed ripping open his carotid artery on a tree branch and escaped the crash with a broken rib, fractured collarbone and left hand broke in two places. Mostly healed up, Jefferson’s golf game has never been better and he’s set to play in the Class 4A boys state golf tournament Oct. 2-3.

COMMERCE CITY | While not particularly outstanding from a team standpoint, Tuesday’s opener of the Centennial League boys golf season saw some individuals from Aurora programs get off to a strong strong. Defending league individual champion Davis Bryant of Eaglecrest and Grandview senior Danny Taggart finished in a tie for second place by shooting 70 at Buffalo Run Golf Course, one stroke off the pace set by Mullen’s Jay Yano.