Year Inducted: 2002
Nominated By: Jessie Banks
Sports Competed In: Golf
Athlete, Coach or Contributor: Athlete, Coach

Jerry Sisneros

High School:
Attended Pueblo Central H.S., graduating in 1956.

Athletics:
Played softball for four seasons (1952-56) with Phillips Music Co. at second base...competed on the Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) Tour for seven years (1966-73).

Coaching/Teaching Career:
Taught golf since 1973 at Zavichas Golf School:
● Master member of The LPGA Teaching and Club Professional (T&CP) Division.
● Instructor: Valley Country Club, Scottsdale, AZ (1961-67).
● Instructor: Eastern Hills Golf Club, Garland, TX (1968-70).
● Instructor: Tamarisk Golf Club, Rancho Mirage, CA (1970-71).
● Administrator/Instructor Ben Sutton Golf School for Seniors (1972-79).

Contributor:
● Author, guest speaker and volunteer with the American Cancer Society.
● Donates Thousands of Golf balls to the Junior Golf Programs (ex: 12,000 Golf Balls to the Westcliffe Golf Club for their Jr. Program).
● Chairperson of Numerous Committees - LPGA.

Honors:
● LPGA "Teacher of the Year."
● Pueblo Colorado Image Award.
● Inducted into the American Cancer Society "Big Babe" Hall of Fame.
● Inducted into the Colorado Golf Hall of Fame.
● Ellen Griffin Rolex Award, a National Award for men and women.
● USO Tour to the Far East with Donna Caponi and DeDe Owens. They gave golf clinics on military bases.

Occupation:
Owner Craft-Zavichas Golf School - which has been named twice as a top 25 golf school by "Golf Magazine".


GPSA "Z" By The Numbers

LEGEND: p = awarded posthumously; ^= attended first meeting; * = deceased;+ = charter member (placed after year inducted)

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Athlete
Lorraine (Hall) Zabukovic (1991)

Athlete/Administrator
George Zaharias (2014*p)

Attended H.S. in Colorado
Mike Zaremba (2018)
Mitchell H.S., Colo. Springs, CO

Attended Pueblo Centennial H.S.
Lorraine (Hall) Zabukovic (1991)

Attended Pueblo Central H.S.
Penny Zavichas (2002)

Bowling
Lorraine (Hall) Zabukovic (1991)

Honorees Awarded Posthoumously
George Zaharias (2014*p)

Honorees Deceased
George Zaharias (2014*p)

Pro Wrestler/Promoter
George Zaharias (2014*p)

Softball
Lorraine (Hall) Zabukovic (1991)

 

2
Athlete/Coach
Mike Zaremba (2018)
Penny Zavichas (2002)

Mike Zaremba (2018)
Penny Zavichas (2002)

 

4
Honorees in "Z" Section

 

 

Remembering Our Fallen GPSA Inductees

The Greater Pueblo Sports Association (GPSA) has announced a list of honorees that have passed since the 2022 induction ceremony on Nov. 16.

 

Dennis TrujilloDennis Trujillo
11/28/2022
Class of 2007