Dinnebier Competing in National PGA Event
John Dinnebier shot a 77 Sunday in the first round of the 47th PGA Professional National Championship at Myrtle Beach. After Monday's round, the field will be cut to the low 90 players plus ties. Live scoring is available at www.pgalinks.com/scoring, and results are online at www.pgatournaments.com. The Golf Channel will provide live coverage (Iowa time) Monday, 2:30-5 p.m.; Tuesday, 2:30-5:30 p.m; Wednesday, 1-4 p.m. Other Iowans competing are Chad Proehl, Urbandale; Darin Fisher, Albia; Aaron Krueger, Norwalk; Chris Black, Independence; Nick Wanderscheid, Sioux City; and Matt Nice, Sioux Center.
Registration Deadline Thursday for LPN Solheim
Thursday is the registration deadline for the 15th annual Solheim for women who are LPN golf members. The tournament will be Sunday, Aug. 24. Captains Carole Peterson and Jody Babcock have chosen “Battle By Boulder Beach” for their theme. The entry fee of $65 includes a team shirt, great prizes, a Thursday night kick-off event, 18 holes of golf and awards dinner for players and their spouse/significant other. Registration forms are available online.
Glow Ball Tournament This Friday
A few openings remain for the 2nd annual LPN Glow Ball Tournament this Friday, June 27. Entry form online here, but call the pro shop at 641-755-2024 to make sure there still is room. Registration begins at Spikes at 8:30 p.m., with a shotgun start at 9:30 p.m. The 9-hole, four-person, best-shot event is for LPN golf members only and costs $120 per team. The fee includes golf with cart, glow balls and prizes. New this year, Spikes will remain open until the shotgun start and there will be a lighted beverage cart parked on #4. Also, 30 glow beverage cups will be available for purchase on a first come, first serve basis.
Reduced Pro-Am Team Price Ends June 30
A few spots remain for teams in the Iowa Open pro-am tournament Aug. 14. If paid by June 30, the entry fee for a four-person team is $800. After that, the price increases to $1,000. Each team gets four gift packs, an Iowa pro on the team, and eight tickets to an Aug. 13 draw party. Contact Larry and Mary Hills, 641-755-4016, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Get Registered for 4th of July Couples Tournament
Sign up in the LPN pro shop for the annual 4th of July Couples tournament. The event on Friday, July 4, is a 12:30 p.m. shotgun start, with registration at Spikes. The format is 18 holes, four-person best-shot. Enter two couples to make a four-person team. The cost is $25 per couple for LPN golf members and $90 per couple for non-members. A potluck will be held at Spikes following the tournament, so bring a dish to share and something for the grill.
The annual Long Drive Contest on the first tee will begin at 5:30 p.m. No advance registration required, just show up and pay the entry fee. There are categories for juniors, women and men.
LPN 2-Gal Tournament Welcomed 98 Players
The Lake Panorama National women’s golf league hosted a 2-gal best-shot tournament Thursday, June 19. A total of 98 players—49 teams—participated. LPN pro shop gift certificates were awarded to the top three teams in five flights. Winners of the championship flight were Ila Gilbert and Janis Owens, with a two-under-par score of 70. Second place went to Janece Schwartzkopf and Catherine Schroeder with a 74. Denise Norwood and Fay Petersen took third place with a 75. Find complete results here.
Free Firewood Available
As time allows, trees damaged in recent storms have been removed from the LPN golf course. That means some free firewood is available near the LPN maintenance shed. Help yourself.