GPSA Locations

GPSA Office
P.O. Box 413
Pueblo, CO 81002

GPSA Room
Massari Arena
Colo State Univ.- Pueblo
Pueblo, CO 81007

Hall of Fame Wall
Thatcher Building (Main Floor)
5th and Main
Pueblo, CO 81003

Top Panel
Tuesday, 21 November 2017

GPSA Meetings

Below is a list of remaining meetings dates for the GPSA during the 2017 calendar year. All meeting held on the third Monday from Jan. to May and Aug. through Nov. in the GPSA at Massari Arena. Dates are subject to change if necessary.

 Nov. 20

Application Deadline

The deadline for nominations each year is Aug. 1.  Go to the Application Tab above to download and fill out an application today.

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Olga E. Tezak

Athletics: Olga played softball in her early years (left-handed) and was a clean up hitter for the National Broom Company that won the women's softball crown three years...As Tezak aged, she took up the game of gold and was the City Women's Champion in the 1950’s and 60’s.

Her story:
    She was given a set of golf clubs by John Lutz and tips by Country club pro Paul Reitemeir to get her going in 1947.
    She won her first city Championship in 1950.             
    An interesting matchup began when Olga defeated her daughter Claudia for the city title in 1953
        (Claudia was 15 at the time and just blossoming into a golfer who would eventually become a pro).
    Claudia bested her mother for the city title two straight years (1960-61).
    Olga, without Claudia to challenge her, rebounded to capture the city title three consecutive years (1962-64) and retire the trophy.

Mrs. Tezak, who managed the Minnequa University Club for years, found time to get in only one round a week.  She characterized her play to a reporter once in this manner, "If I could putt like I can drive, I think I’d be scoring in the low 70s."  As it was, she could outdrive many men. Olga, who also won titles around the state and in Wyoming, was a fierce competitor, one of the reasons she liked to tackle male counterparts. Her health dictated her retirement from sports.

Personal: Tezak lived in Colorado City with her husband, William... She passed away on September 21, 1984.

 

 

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