American College Golf Guide
Colorado Christian University CCU Cougars
Women's Golf Program
8787 W. Alameda Ave.
Lakewood, Colorado 80226
Organizations: NCAA Div II
Conferences: Rocky Mountain (RMAC)

Golf Scholarships: Yes Yes
Academic and Financial Need Scholarships:Yes Yes


Demographics Information
City/Town Pop. Type Founded Enrollment Gender Mix
Over 1M Private 1914 2,100 31% M - 69% F

Tuition, Room, and Board
Area Resident State Resident Non-resident R & B
$ 31,366 $ 31,366 $ 11,846
CCU Cougars 2018 - 2019 Tournaments
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  Tournament Name Start Date Tournament Type Course Location Finish Place
1 Otter Fall Invite 09/10/2018 season Corral de Tierra Salinas CA 6
2 2018 RMAC Fall Preview 09/17/2018 season Tiara Rado G.C. Grd Junction CO 8
3 Dixie State Invitational 10/01/2018 season Sand Hallow G.C. Hurricane UT 8
4 DBU Women’s Classic 10/08/2018 season Golf Club of Dallas Dallas TX 11
5 Augustana College Spring Fling 03/14/2019 season Desert Willow Palm Desert CA 7
6 El Cheapo Classic 03/24/2019 season Walking Stick G.C. Pueblo CO 7
7 West Texas A&M Desert Invite 04/08/2019 season Lodge at Ventana Canyon Tucson AZ 12
8 Maverick Spring Invitational 04/15/2019 season GC at Redlands Mesa GrandJunctionCO 2
9 RMAC Women’s Championship 04/21/2019 conf Octillo Golf Resort Chandler AZ 3
CCU Cougars 2019 - 2020 Tournaments. (Note: Events & scores added as played)
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  Tournament Name Start Date Tournament Type Course Location Finish Place
1 Farmers Insurance Samuel Proal 09/09/2019 season Pueblo CC Pueblo CO 4
2 True North Classic 09/16/2019 season Richmond C.C. Richmond, BC 5
3 RJGA Shootout at Estrella 09/23/2019 season Golf Club of Estrella Goodyear, AZ 9
4 Sonoma State Fall Invitational 10/14/2019 season Foxtail North Rohnert Park CA 10
5 Skyhawk Women’s Fall Intercoll 10/21/2019 season Championship G.C. Albuquerque NM 4
Head Coach: Phil Nelson
Office Phone: 303-963-3180
Fax: 303-301-8189
Email: pnelson@ccu.edu

Phil Nelson was named Colorado Christian head women's coach in January 2016 after servng as CCU assistant men's coach for three seasons. Nelson played for the Cougars and was the team captain for three out of his four years. He made the NCAA Tournament all four years and was named the CCU Male Athlete of the Year in 2011. Nelson is a PGA professional.

The 2019-20 season was halted in March before Colorado Christian competed in a spring event. This summary is for the last event of the fall, the Skyhawk Fall Intercollegiate at the UNM Championship Golf Course in Albuquerque, NM.  The CCU Cougars opened in third with 314 but settled for fourth after a 313. Midwestern State was the only team to post two sub-300 team scores, and its 592 total was 29 strokes better than runner-up Texas A&M International. Texas-Tyler took third. The course was par 73, 6,069 yards and yielded an 83.3 stroke scoring average. There were only 14 scores under 75 recorded on the difficult championship course.

Faith Kilgore (74-77=151) tied for sixth to lead the Cougars. Gabi Cortez (75-81=156) tied for 15th.

Colorado Christian fired the best team score of the third round 295 to hold third place at the 2019 Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference (RMAC) Championship.

Colorado Christian finished seventh at the 2018 RMAC Championship.

Colorado Christian improved 14 strokes in the second round and finished seventh of nine in the fall 2017-18 National Christian College Athletic Association (NCCAA) Championship.

Colorado Christian placed fifth of 12 at the 2017 RMAC Championship. The Cougars were fourth in the fall 2016-17 NCCAA Championship.

CCU finished seventh in the 2016 RMAC Championship.

CCU placed fourth of nine in the fall 2015-16 National Christian College Athletic Association (NCCAA) Championship.

Colorado Christian placed eighth of 12 at the 2015 Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference (RMAC) Championship.

The CCU Cougars placed third at the 2014 RMAC Championship. They were eighth in 2013.

 

Facilities:
Team Home Course: Red Rocks Country Club and Bear Creek Country Club
Recent Freshman Class Profile:
Average SAT (EBRW + Math) 1120
SAT 25-75 Percentile 1050 - 1200
Average ACT 25.0
ACT 25-75 Percentile 22.0 - 27.0
Application Deadline 8/1
Acceptance Rate 70%
(The 25-75 Percentile indicates the middle 50%)
Avaliable Major Fields of Study
African/Asian and International Studies, Bible Studies, Business and Management, Communications, Education, Liberal Arts, Music, Pre-Law, Pre-Medicine, Psychology, Religion, ROTC - Air Force, ROTC - Army, Sciences (Biology, Chemistry, Physics, etc.), Sciences (Computer Science), Sciences (Mathematics), Social Sciences
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