2016 Brokers International Iowa Open Results
The Brokers International Iowa Open returned to the LPN this week for its seventh year. At the end of the three-day tournament, Nathan Stamey of Bluffton, S. C., won the open division and a $25,000 check with a score of 13 under par. The low amateur in the open division was Jon Brown of Clive with a score of one over par. Stuart Hendley of Midland, Texas, won the professional senior division with a three-day score of 217, one over par. Bill Manske of Algona won the amateur senior division with a score of 222. During the awards ceremony on the 18th green, Kelly McCarty of Brokers International announced the company will again sponsor the Iowa Open at Lake Panorama National in 2017. Full tournament results are available at www.iowapga.com.
Thanks to the many volunteers who helped make the tournament an enjoyable event for the golfers on the course, those who hosted golfers in their homes, and the LPN staff who put in extra time and effort to make the tournament a success. It was a team effort, and much appreciated by the Iowa PGA and the competitors!
2016 Ryder Cup Results
The 2016 Irv Gerlich Memorial Ryder Cup is in the books, with 80 competitors. Captain Bob McCleeary's team won a close match against Captain Bill Douglass' team. Captains for 2017 were announced at the awards banquet — Corey Welberg and Kane Powell.
17th Annual LPN Solheim is this Friday/Saturday
The 17th annual LPN Solheim is this Friday and Saturday. Team captains are Diane Duzenbury and Karen Hanson, and their theme is "It's How We Roll!" Teams for both the Saturday competition and the Friday evening shootout will be announced after league play on Thursday. For the Friday shootout, "betting" tables will open at 5:30 p.m., and the shootout starts at 6 p.m. No team will be eliminated on the first hole. Solheim participants and their guests can enjoy appetizers, drinks and prizes poolside after the shootout. Tee times on Saturday will begin at 11 a.m., and play will follow the traditional two-person Solheim format. Dinner will follow, with a competitor's spouse or guest welcome. Team prizes and the announcement of the 2017 captains will follow dinner.
16th Annual Birdhouse Boogie on Labor Day
The 16th annual Birdhouse Boogie four-person couples best shot tournament will be on Labor Day, Monday, September 5. The tournament will begin with a shotgun start at 12:30 p.m., and the field is limited to PAID entries. The cost is $30 per couple for LPN golf members, and $90 per couple for nonmembers. The entry fees cover golf, dinner and prizes. Call or signup in the pro shop. Find more details, including a list of recent champions, here.
August Specials at The Links
Midweek dinner specials are being offered at The Links Restaurant and Lounge throughout August. Taco Tuesday features two hard or soft shell tacos topped with cheese and pico de gallo, served with rice, refried beans and queso blanco for $7.95. Wednesdays are Italian night, and this week Chef Drew Labath will be offering lasagna, served with a cheesy breadstick and salad, for $11.95. Thursdays bring a soup and salad special, with choice of a half-sized salad and a cup of soup for $11.95. Enjoy these Tuesday through Thursday dinner specials this week!
LPN Now Hiring in All Departments
The LPN is hiring! Part-time help is needed in all departments, including housekeeping, Spikes, The Links kitchen and restaurant, and the grounds crew. The LPN offers competitive wages and flexible schedules. Please spread the word about these opportunities. Those interested can stop by the LPN front desk between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. daily to pick up an application.