Lake Panorama National Golf Course offers one of the best conditioned courses in the state of Iowa. Open to the public, this par-72 course offers 18 holes with a variety of yardages. Learn More


Panorama West is a par-3 with optional par-4 tees. Open to the public, play is first-come, first-served, except on weekends and holidays when tee times are recommended. Learn More

Golf Professional

Golf Professional

Gary J. Babcock, PGA
Head Professional

  • 2013 Iowa Golf Association Golf Professional of the Year
  • 2012, 2011 Top 50 Kids Teachers in U.S. Honorable Mention
  • 2010, 2009 Iowa PGA Junior Golf Leader of the Year
  • 2005 Iowa PGA Assistant Golf Professional of the Year

PGA Member and graduate from Colorado Christian University. Gary is a Waterloo native and graduated from East High School. He served his country in the United States Air Force for more than 20 years, retiring as a Senior Master Sergeant from NORAD and Space Command. Gary is a gifted and talented teacher in full swing and short game.




Individual Lessons:

$35 - 30 minutes
$60 - 1 hour

3 Lesson Package:

$90 - 30 minutes each

Junior Lesson (Under 16):

$25 - 30 minutes