Half-Price Green Fees for Military at Panorama West
Panorama West is offering half-price green fees throughout the Memorial Day weekend for military veterans. Tee times are accepted on weekends and holidays, so contact the pro shop at 641-755-2250 for a tee time. Or just show up, where play is first come, first serve.
Fore Fridays at Panorama West Begins This Week
One of six Fore Fridays Couples tournaments at Panorama West will be held this Friday, June 3. This is the second year for these events that involve two-couple scrambles with fun twists and strategies. Check-in begins at 4:30 p.m. with game instructions provided. Pairings and hole assignments are announced at 4:55 p.m. with a shotgun start at 5 p.m. The cost is $1 per couple, with the entry fees returned as prize money when players gather on the clubhouse deck after golf. No advance registration, bring friends and neighbors. Game hosts this Friday will be Bill and Karen Eby.
LPN Memorial Day Couples Tournament
The annual LPN Memorial Day Couples tournament is tomorrow, with checkin at Spikes beginning at noon and a shotgun start at 1 p.m. Cost is $30 per couple for LPN members and $100 per couple for non-members. The format is a four-person scramble, so sign-up as a couple or sign-up to play with another couple. After golf, there will be a potluck at Spikes so bring a dish to share, and if you like, something to grill. To see if openings still exist, call the pro shop Sunday afternoon or first thing Monday at 641-755-2024.
The Links is OPEN Memorial Day, Plus...
The Links, which is normally closed on Mondays, will be open this Monday. Serving will be 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., so come enjoy Memorial Day with breakfast, lunch or afternoon drinks and appetizers at The Links.
Looking ahead to next weekend, a reminder The Links dining room will be closed Sunday afternoon and evening to accommodate a large event in the banquet room. The regular menu will be available in The Links lounge, and reservations can be made for there by calling 641-755-2080.
Weather permitting, Spikes is scheduled to remain open until 6 p.m. on weeknights to accommodate the majority of golfers who want to get on the course after work. Spikes offers a nice variety of snacks, sandwiches and beverages, and boasts indoor seating, plus a great Lake Panorama view from its deck. Even if you're not playing a round of golf, Spikes is worth a visit anytime during the day or early evening.
16th Member/Guest is Next Weekend
The 16th annual LPN men's member/guest tournament has been sold out for weeks. Sponsored by Guthrie County State Bank and Lake Panorama Realty, this popular event will be held next weekend. There will be a shotgun start Saturday at 11 a.m., followed by a team shootout at 5:30 p.m. with spectators and spouses welcome. Dinner and the draw for professionals to join four amateurs for the Sunday round will be held that evening. Sunday begins with breakfast at 8:30 a.m., to which spouses are welcome, followed by a shotgun start at 10 a.m. Awards will be presented around 3 p.m.
Junior Golf School Starts June 8
Lake Panorama National and its golf professional staff are dedicated to growing the game of golf for juniors. Your junior will learn about golf and golf etiquette along with fun and refreshments while attending the 18th annual LPN Junior Golf School. The school is sponsored by Guthrie County State Bank and Lake Panorama Association. The entry deadline is this Wednesday, June 1. The school is open to youth ages 5 to 17 at a cost of $50 per student. The school runs 10-11 a.m. for four Wednesdays — June 8, 15, 22 and 29. The final session June 29 will be held at the Panorama West golf course with a golf tournament and pizza party from 10 a.m. to noon. For more information, or to get signed up, contact Justin Smool in the LPN pro shop at 641-755-2024.
Friday Night Couples June 10
You're invited to a Murder Mystery at Lake Panorama National for the next couples event Friday, June 10. Call the pro shop at 641-755-2024 to get signed up as a couple or to play with another couple in this four-person, best-shot event. Check in at Spikes beginning at 5 p.m. with a shotgun start at 5:30 p.m. Cost is $10 per couple for this event, which is only open to LPN members.
Checkin and Checkout the LPN Pool
The LPN pool and spa is open for the 2016 season. Guests of Clover Ridge and Lake Panorama Inn and Suites have access to the pool at no charge. All others must have an annual membership or pay the daily fee. Those purchasing an annual membership will receive permanent wristbands. Those paying the daily fee will receive a paper wristband for that day. Annual memberships for LPA members are $75 for a single and $130 for a family, with higher prices for non-LPA members. The daily fee is $3. Membership forms can be picked up at the LPN front desk, or join online.
Deadline June 15 for 2016 Irv Gerlich Memorial Ryder Cup
The 2016 Ryder Cup registration deadline is June 15. The tournament is August 11-14 and the cost is $200. To participate you must be an LPN member and at least 18 years of age, have a current USGA handicap, have played and posted scores for a minimum of ten, 18-hole, rounds from July 1, 2015 through August 1, 2016, and be available August 11, 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.; August 12, 10 a.m. shotgun start; August 13, 11 a.m. shotgun start; and August 14, tee times starting at 10 a.m. Make checks payable to 2016 Ryder Cup. Drop off payment and registration forms at the LPN pro shop or give to one of the Ryder Cup captains - Bob McCleeary or Bill Douglass. Registration forms can be picked up in the pro shop, or are available online.
Entries Sought for June 23 LPN 2-Gal Tournament
A few openings remain for the LPN women’s golf league two-gal best-shot tournament June 23. Entries are limited to the first 60 paid two-person teams. Check-in will begin at 8 a.m., with coffee and snacks available, followed by a 9 a.m. shotgun start. Golf will be followed by a luncheon in the LPN banquet room, where awards will be presented and raffle drawings held. Entry fees are $35 for LPN members, $55 for non-members, and cover green fees, cart, snacks, lunch and prizes. Entries should be mailed no later than June 10 to Becky Rolfes, 5060 Panorama Drive, Panora, IA 50216. Email questions to firstname.lastname@example.org. Entry forms are online.