Kyle Leydon

Future Famer 2023

The Brighton High School senior won a junior major—the Colorado PGA Junior Invitational—in a playoff and finished first on the 2022 Colorado PGA’s boys junior golf points list. The First Tee of Green Valley Ranch member competed in the two First Tee National Championships, finishing as high as seventh place, and in 2021 he was selected by First Tee to participate in the PURE Insurance Championship, a PGA Tour Champions event at Pebble Beach in which he was paired with Colorado’s PGA Tour Champions player Shane Bertsch.

Leydon, like Bante, participates in CommonGround Golf Course’s Hale Irwin Player Program, amd represented Colorado on its four-player Junior America’s Cup team. Last week he shot a 6-over 219 to finish 15th out of 47 qualifiers in the Notah Begay III Junior Golf National Championship.

Maddy Bante, Photo courtesy Kathy BanteSpencer Penrose