LPN Women's League Fundraiser Thursday
The Lake Panorama National women's league will take a break from regular league play on July 12 for a fundraiser. All proceeds from this event will go to Tori's Angels, a local non-profit that helps kids with life-threatening medical challenges. All women are invited to participate in this fun evening of golf and silent auction. Cost for this 4-gal best shot is $25 per player and includes pin events, prizes and Tori's Angels t-shirt. Women who aren't 2018 LPN golf members will need to pay green fees at the pro shop that evening. Check-in begins at 5 p.m. with a shotgun start at 5:30 p.m. Direct questions about this event to Laura Preussel at 515-720-4680. To learn more about Tori's Angels Foundation go to https://www.torisangels.org/.
July Friday Night Couples Events
Looking for a fun way to spend a few Friday nights this July? Mark your calendar for three Friday night couples events this month.
Panorama West Fore Fun Friday
Panorama West will host Friday night couples events July 13 and 27. These two-couple scrambles includes a just-for-fun golf game each week. Play begins at 5 p.m. Registration begins at 4:30, couples are asked to arrive early to learn about that week’s event, get hole assignments, and pay the $1 per couple entry fee plus green fees for non-members. No preregistration is necessary, but if you need a cart, call Panorama West to reserve. Entry fees are returned as prize money as players gather on the deck after the round. For more information, contact Bill and Karen Eby at 515-480-4633.
LPN Sadie Hawkins
The 13th annual Sadie Hawkins couples event will be July 20, with a shotgun start at 5:30 p.m. For this Friday night couples, women must invite a man other than her husband to be on her two-person team. This is a two-person best-shot event. Sign up as a two-person team, and you may request to play with another team. Cost is $10 per team. A member can invite a non-member guest, which bumps the team cost to $35. Register by calling the LPN pro shop at 641-755-2024.
Links Restaurant Hours July 13-14
The Links Restaurant will have adjusted hours this coming Friday and Saturday to accommodate a large wedding reception. On Friday, July 13, the dining room will be closed to host a rehearsal dinner. Bar seating will be available to the public, with the kitchen serving until 9 p.m. On Saturday, July 14, the restaurant and bar will be closed all day to prepare for the reception. We appologize in advance for this inconvenience. The Links will reopen for breakfast at 8 a.m. on Sunday, July 15.
Reception for John Dinnebier July 17
John Dinnebier has accepted the position of general manager at Briarwood Golf Club in Ankeny. A farewell reception will be held Tuesday, July 17, 4:30-6:30 p.m. at the LPN conference center. This is a come-and-go event, where appetizers will be available. Dinnebier has been at Lake Panorama National since 1999, when he was hired as head golf professional. He was named the LPN general manager in 2002, and has held that position since. Come join us as we send John off with our deep appreciation for all he has done at Lake Panorama National!
Register Now for LPN Mixed Couples
The LPN annual two-day Mixed Couples tournament will be held July 28-29. Mixed couples play as partners. Both partners drive from their respective tee and each plays a second shot from the other's ball location. Choose the best ball, and alternate shots until the ball is holed. There will be shotgun starts at 1 p.m. on Saturday and 9 a.m. on Sunday. Entry fees are $155 per couple for LPN members, and $235 for non-members. This event is limited to the first 36 paid couples. The fee covers two days of golf with cart, practice balls, prizes and a Saturday evening dinner. The entry form is available online. Direct any questions to the LPN pro shop at 641-755-2024.
State Wife-Husband Championship
Lake Panorama National Resort will host the 58th Iowa Wife-Husband Championship September 14-16. This is a 36-hole modified alternate stroke tournament. Participants must legally be husband and wife and maintain a residence in Iowa. The field is limited to the first 99 entrants, who will have the option of playing Friday-Saturday, Friday-Sunday or Saturday-Sunday. There is a regular division and a super-senior division. The super-senior division is open to a team with a combined age of 130 years. All play in this division is from the forward tees. The entry fee for either division is $175 per team. Entry deadline is September 5. More details and entry form are available on the Iowa Golf Association website.