Fourth of July Couples at LPN
The annual LPN Fourth of July couples tournament is this Thursday, July 4, with a 12:30 p.m. shotgun start. This is an 18-hole, four-person couples best shot. Cost is $35 per couple for LPN golf members, and $120 per couple for non-members. Call the LPN pro shop at 641-755-2024 to sign up as a four-person, two-couple team.
Long Drive Contest July 4
The annual Fourth of July long drive contest will begin at 5:30 p.m. on the first tee. No pre-registration is needed, just show up with cash in hand. The cost is $5 for three drives. There are seven age categories. These include males 18 and under, 19-30, 31-45, 46-64, and 65 and older. Women’s categories are 45 and younger, and 46 and older. Come join the fun, either as a competitor, or spectator, or both!
No Water Aerobics Friday
Water aerobics won’t be held at the LPN pool this Friday, July 5, because of the holiday. Classes will resume Monday, July 8. Classes are offered every Monday, Wednesday and Friday beginning at 9 a.m. and are free of charge to LPN pool members. Those who haven’t purchased an annual LPN pool membership need to pay the $3 daily fee at the LPN front desk or pro shop before entering the pool. If you like, bring a couple of water bottles to use as weights, and a pool noodle or two. No signup needed!
Holiday Tee Times at Panorama West
At Panorama West, you can make tee times for the long Fourth of July holiday weekend, beginning Thursday and running through Sunday. Call the pro shop at 641-755-2250 to reserve your spot. If you prefer spontaneity, play will be available surrounding scheduled tee times. Pro shop hours are 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily.
If your play at Panorama West results in a hole-in-one, report details in the pro shop after your round. A running tally is kept of these lucky golfers, with recent aces recognized on a wall display. The current display honors Eric Webster of Lake Panorama, and Beth Schmeits, who lives in Lincoln, Nebraska.
Member/Member Tournament July 21
A new event for 2019 at Lake Panorama National is a member/member tournament on Sunday, July 21, which will involve two-person teams comprised of LPN members. The format will be six holes of better ball, six holes of alternate shot, and six holes of best shot. There will be both men’s and women’s divisions, flighted based on number of entries.
The entry deadline is Sunday, July 7. The cost is $60 per team, which covers prizes and dinner following golf. Call the LPN pro shop at (641) 755-2024 to register, or complete the registration form below.
LPN Solheim Deadline July 5
The deadline for registering for the 20th annual LPN Solheim is this Friday, July 5. Don’t miss out on this fun event open to all women golfers who are members of Lake Panorama National and have an established handicap. The kickoff will be August 22 after league play, with a team shootout August 23, and team competition August 24.
Entry fees are $85 for all events, which includes a shirt, Friday night shootout with dinner for two, Saturday Solheim team competition with dinner for two, and awards. For those not participating in the Friday shootout, the fee is $65.
Rally for Tori’s Angels July 18
The LPN women’s league is sponsoring a nine-hole, four-gal best shot to raise money for Tori’s Angels, a foundation that provides financial support to Iowa children with life-threatening medical challenges. This fun evening will be Thursday, July 18, with check-in at 5 p.m. and a 5:30 p.m. shotgun start. Golf will be followed by a pizza party, door prizes, silent auction, and a visit from some of Tori’s Angels.
The entry fee is $40 for LPN members, and $50 for non-members, which covers a T-shirt, golf and dinner. Those who already have a Tori’s Angels T-shirt can mark “no shirt needed” on the form, and $15 will go directly to Tori’s Angels.
Besides recruiting participants for the event, organizers also are asking for donations of gift baskets or other items for the silent auction. Entry forms are available in both the Panorama West and LPN pro shops. For more details, contact Becky Rolfes, 515-681-9111, email@example.com.