Weekly Word - 7/15/2013


Sign Up for Club Championship

The 42nd annual LPN Club Championship for adults will be July 27-28. The event is flighted and prizes will be awarded in both net and gross categories in each of the divisions. Entry fees are $25 in three divisions. Men’s open division is for ages up to 49 with play from the blue tees. The senior men’s division is for 50 and older with play from the white tees. The women’s division plays from the red tees.

Tee times will be assigned and are scheduled to begin at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday and 7:30 a.m. on Sunday. On both days, the women will play first, followed by senior men, and then men’s open division. Sign up and pay entry fees in the pro shop. 

The Junior Club Championship will be at 6 p.m. on July 27, and is recommended for juniors ages 7 through 15. Age divisions will be determined based on entries. Play will be nine holes from the red tees. Parents are asked to be available to caddy and keep score for their junior. Entry fee is $10. Sign up and pay entry fees in the pro shop.

Take a walk down memory lane and see lists of past winners on the club championship links on the LPN member tournaments page.

Reciprocal Agreement for LPN Members

An added benefit for LPN golf members is the opportunity to play 11 other golf clubs in 2013 under a special reciprocal agreement. To play one of these clubs at the reciprocal rate, the LPN pro shop MUST arrange your tee times. The fees listed cover 18 holes of golf and cart, with taxes extra. Here are the 11 participating courses:

Atlantic Country Club - $25
Bent Tree Golf Club, Council Bluffs - $25
Carroll Country Club - $20
Fort Dodge Country Club - $25
Indianola Country Club - $25
Lake Creek Country Club, Storm Lake - $25
Landsmere Golf Club, Orange City - $25
Majestic Hills, Denison - $20
Ottumwa Country Club - $25
The Ridge Golf Club, Sioux Center - $25
Waverly Golf Course, Waverly - $20

Call the pro shop at 641-755-2024 to arrange your tee times.

2013 Brokers International, Ltd. Iowa Open

Volunteers Needed

More than 150 volunteers are needed to assist players and spectators throughout the three-day tournament held August 16-18. Volunteers will be provided water and a meal at Spikes for each shift they work. There are morning and afternoon shifts on Friday and Saturday, with only morning shifts on Sunday. Shifts will last about four hours, and start times depend on the hole location.

To volunteer, or for more information, contact Kathy De Lucca at 641-755-3116 or Ed McCollom at 515-314-5000. Or complete a volunteer form, available online at www.iowaopen.com or at the LPN pro shop.

Private Housing Needed

When professional golfers register for the Brokers International, Ltd. Iowa Open, they have the chance to request free housing in private homes. This service, available on a first-come, first-serve basis, is possible each year because of the generosity of families in the Lake Panorama and Panora area.

Kent and Shirley Stephenson are coordinating placing golfers in homes. To volunteer, or to get more information, contact them at 641-755-3787.

Upcoming Events

July 21: 8th Annual Panorama Pee Wee Championship
July 21: 5th Annual Panorama Junior Open
July 27 & 28: The 42nd Club Championship
July 27: Junior Club Championship
August 9-11: 19th Annual Irv Gerlich Memorial Ryder Cup
August 25: 14th Annual LPN Solheim


July 14: Links Dining Room Closed at 4 p.m. (seating in lounge only)
July 15: Front 9 Closed after 5:30 p.m.
July 17: Golf Course Closed after 12 p.m.
July 18: Golf Course Closed until 12:45 p.m.
July 19: Golf Course Closed until 6 p.m.
July 20: Golf Course Closed: 8 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
July 21: Golf Course Closed: 10 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.