Weekly Word - 6/3/2013


Jester Park Interclub Matches
There are currently 12 openings for the annual Jester Park Interclub Matches. This year the matches will be held at LPN on June 9. Registration starts at 12 p.m. for a 1 p.m. shotgun start. Cost is $10 per player. Two-person teams will be formed by the pro shop. Each match will have 3 formats and 3 points possible. 1 Point - 6 Holes of Best Shot, 1 Point - 6 Holes of Better Ball, and 1 Point - 6 Holes of Alternate Shot. Call the pro shop to sign up.

Junior Golf League
League starts June 3, and runs every Monday through August 12. League is open to both boys and girls ages 6 to 17. All skill levels are welcome. There is no cost for this league. More details are availableonlineor by calling the pro shop.

19th Annual Irv Gerlich Memorial Ryder Cup
Captain Kevin Wood and Captain John Bruckshaw invite you to play in the 19th Annual Irv Gerlich Memorial Ryder Cup August 9 - 11. This tournament is the premier men's event at Lake Panorama National.

To be eligible for the event you must:

  1. Have a current USGA handicap.
  2. Be a member of Lake Panorama National Golf Course.
  3. Have played AND posted scores for a minimum of 10 18-hole rounds from July 1, 2012 through July 1, 2013.

Cost to participate is $170. To be entered you must drop off a signed registration form and check made payable to '2013 Ryder Cup' or cash. Deadline is June 19. No exceptions. More details may be found here.

June 5 is the registration deadline for the John D. Gomke Charity Golf Classic being held June 15. Money from the 2013 tournament has been committed to three AEDs for the Guthrie Center Schools. Players have the choice of participating in a shotgun start at either 7 a.m. or 1 p.m. More details may be found on our website.

The Lake Panorama National pool is now open for the season. Hours are 9 a.m. – 9 p.m. daily. Memberships are available for singles and families, with discounts for LPA members. Daily passes may be purchased at the LPN front desk for $1. A membership form is available online.

June 3: Junior League begins
June 5: Junior Golf School begins
June 7:   Friday Couples (Chapman Scotch 4-some)
June 9: Jester Park Interclub Matches
June 15: John Gomke Charity Golf Classic
June 16: Father’s Day Golf Tournament
August 9 - 11: 19th Annual Irv Gerlich Memorial Ryder Cup

June 3: Golf Course Closed
June 9: Golf Course Blocked 10:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. & 3 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.


The Panorama West pro shop now is open daily 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. A large selection of food and beverage items is available, including microwave popcorn, both hot and cold sandwiches, and more options in the chip rack and ice cream freezer. Hot dogs and brats also are available. Weekly specials are offered during men's league on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Some days, there are fresh baked cookies. Even on days you're not golfing, it's worth a trip to the Panorama West Clubhouse to see what's cooking!   

On weekdays, golfers are accommodated on a first-come, first-served basis. Tee times are accepted on weekends and holidays. For tee times or more information, call the pro shop at 641-755-2250.