The william langforddesigned, 18hole golf course overlooks beautiful downtown des moines and is consistently ranked best in the midwest. Great for friendscoworkersspouses with a mutual interest in better golf and having some fun. Zillow has 5 homes for sale in des moines ia matching wakonda golf course. Rheannee kinney manages the course as the general manager. The pros played exclusively on irv warren golf course and the amateurs playing a mix of south hills gc, gardner gc, and irv warren gc. Wakonda club 3915 fleur dr, des moines, ia 50321 legal. Its golf courses have consistently been ranked in the top ten golf courses in the state of iowa.
It is a private country club that includes a driving range, swimming pool and tennis courts. It has been held at the william langforddesigned wakonda club since 20. Yardage book app detailed yardage guide for every course. They broke the tournament record of 15 under set by scott mccarron three years ago. Wakonda club detailed scorecard course database bluegolf. Members can play our nationallyrecognized golf course, pick. All first time users will need to register in order to access the members only area.
Skygolf courses skygolf 360 skygolf 360 skygolf 360. Great private club with delicious food at every meal option and excellent service. Wakonda country club golf course in greater south side. Nov 14, 2011 that same year, an ad appeared in the des moines register, placed by wakonda golf club rated the top course in iowa at the time in search of grounds crew help. View an interactive course map and holebyhole layout. Kirksville country club detailed scorecard course database.
Wakonda club golf course is a private, 18hole in des moines, ia par. Once you have registered and validated your account you will be asked to create your own user name and password. Detailed course information including driving directions, hotels and weather forecast for wakonda club, des moines. The par4 16th is a challenging hole with a righttoleft sloping fairway, guarded by a very small ravine down the left side that can present issues to anyone who plays a draw off the tee like myself. We offer a stateoftheart golf course, tennis facility and pool. The knoll golf club west was established in 1929 as a champion course designed by charles h. Tickets for the principal charity classic are available online.
With a wonderful perspective of design, the challange of the game starts with the challange of the course. The course consists of four par 3s, seven par 4s and seven par 5s and plays to a maximum distance of 6861 yards with a course. Oct, 2012 the trio of closing holes at the wakonda club offer some of the best three walking holes on the course. Will call is a secure way to leave tickets for use by someone else. Founded in 1922, wakonda club is a recreational facility that offers a range of amusement options. Members can play our nationallyrecognized golf course, pick up a racket on the clay tennis courts or lounge in the shaded poolside oasis. Des moines archives page 5 of 6 principal charity classic. Photos at wakonda country club golf course in greater south.
Optimize the presence of your facility in the course directory used by golf s industry leaders. Tennis home to exceptionally cared for clay courts, one of the few clay complexes in des moines. Hes the youngest of five kids so all the other siblings were out and about at the. Wakonda golf course 50315 real estate 3 homes for sale. Scott parel matched the course record with a 9under 63 to take a twoshot lead in the principal charity classic in des moines, iowa. Ah blank golf course 808 county line road des moines, iowa, 50315 distance. The record scores at nearly all of americas 100 greatest courses. This exclusive collection of sixtynine books is available for those who cherish the history and game of golf. Sarah bidneys resume des moines golf lessons sarah bidney. See all 75 photos taken at wakonda country club by 1,207 visitors. The following features are available after approval. Wakonda club golf course, in des moines, ia des moines. View key info about course database including course description, tee yardages, par and handicaps, scorecard, contact info, course tours, directions and more. This is a great feature that is not available in a traditional paper yardage book.
My first fun golf steps by anna othitis, ben hogans five lessons. Chris dimarco shot 65, andrade was at 66, and darren clarke and david. Member login instructions all first time users will need to register in order to access the members only area. Book on iowa golf history golden harvest available for purchase. Andrade shot a recordsetting 9underpar 63 in saturdays second. It is a par 70 course playing 5,884 yards from the. Use this form to suggest an event to be placed on our calendar.
Wakonda club is a private golf course located in des moines, iowa. Wakonda club in des moines, iowa, usa golf advisor. A view of a hole at amstelborgh amsterdam golf club. Optimize the presence of your facility in the course directory used by golfs industry leaders. It is a par 70 course playing 6,878 yards from the black tees and 6,479 from the blue tees. Jerry kelly first stepped foot on maple bluff golf course in madison, wisconsin when he was nine months old. Login with your free account to see the full photos of this course. Wakonda club has been offering a oneofakind private country club experience since 1922. Our golf course database covers 18,309 golf courses in 22 countries.
A view of a green protected by a bunker at houtrak golf club houtrak gc. Scott parel matched the course record with a 9under 63 on friday to take a twoshot lead in the pga tour champions principal charity classic. Golf and country club in west des moines and the wakonda club in des moines. Situated less than a mile to the north of des moines international airport, the course at the wakonda club was set out on a somewhat restricted parcel of land by william langford in 1922.
Wakonda club golf course info membersonly, private course. We would love to hear if you already know a bit about wakonda. The modern fundamentals of golf by ben hogan, harvey penicks little red book. Under the guidance of herbert warren wind, dean of american sportswriters, the classics of golf library was created to preserve and make available the works of the leading authors of early and modern golf literature. Kevin sutherland rallies to set course record, win. Golfing for good iowa state fair blue ribbon foundation. A view of the 1st green at amsterdam old course amsterdam old course. The 2019 iowa cup matches will be hled at crow valley golf club on september 26th 27th. Dixon wins indycar race after being honored by queen. Wakonda club is the private club providing des moines leaders and families recreational amenities and community for almost 100 years. Kevin sutherland birdied the second hole of a playoff with scott parel on sunday at wakonda club to win the principal charity classic in the. Wakonda club tee times and rates find golf courses near you. Parel bogeyed the par5 15th and missed a 10foot birdie try on no. As a toprated public course in the blue ridge mountains, boone golf club utilizes the high countrys beautiful landscape and spectacular scenery complimented by meticulous course maintenance.
It is located at wakonda club in the fine city of des moines, ia. Porter viewed it as an opportunity to be out on the course, learn more about the game, and, of course, the free golf wasnt a bad perk either. The previous low, 64, was posted by bill glasson in 2014 final round and bart bryant in 20 second round. You can also print directions to wakonda club golf course in des moines, ia. The yardage book app is gpsenabled, so distances to all course features greens, targets, bunkers, hazards, etc. They enjoy dining in our restaurant and bar or al fresco with the best. Wakonda club, director of instruction, des moines, iowa.
Wakonda club golf course scorecard and details in des. Weve had record attendance the past couple of years. Wahkonsa country club welcome to wahkonsa country club. Much of saturdays attention was on andrade and his recordsetting round of golf.
Book your tee times online at wakonda club des moines. The man who invented the yardage book this is the loop golf. Book online at wakonda club des moines, golf course. Parel tied the wakonda club mark set by billy andrade in 2016. Rate, comment, or mark this as golfed on your personal profile.
Cancer charity golf classic american cancer society is a 4 person best shot scramble golf tournament. Wakonda club 3915 fleur drive, des moines, ia 50321 phone. Sugar creek golf course, teaching professional, waukee, iowa. The club hosted the western amateur in 1947 then the us amateur in 1963. Jun 06, 2016 you can gain exclusive access to some of best seats and great golf in 2017 if you bid on the tournament host silent auction package at the 20th annual corndog kickoff benefit auction. The 18hole wakonda course at the wakonda club facility in des moines, iowa features 6,959 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 72. Today, its been lengthened to just under 7,000 yards, playing to a par of 72. Exclusive golf course information, specifications and golf course details at wakonda club. The principal charity classic is an annual pga tour champions golf tournament in des moines, iowa. The 2020 iowa golf hall of fame induction ceremony will take place at the wakonda club in des moines on thursday. Pga tour champions insider omeara keeping it pressurefree in. Wakonda club, a 6,959yard, par72 course designed by william b.
Wakonda club is classic but embraces forward thinking pga tour. Wakonda club, des moines, iowa golf course information. Searching for hotels in des moines near wakonda club. Us amateur open, closeup of deane beman victorious with trophy at wakonda club, des moines, ia 91963 photo by lee baltermansports illustratedgetty images. Langford, asgca, the wakonda golf course opened in 1922. From nearly every hole on the course, boone golf club offers its. Parel had a 15under 129 total at wakonda club to break the tournament 36hole record of under set a year ago by eventual winner tom lehman. Member login instructions wakonda club des moines, ia. Wakonda club in des moines, home of the pga tour champions.
Look no further the wakonda club golf shop has your must read book for the winter season. Here are some highlights of the wakonda club history. Using a gps divice the course can be located at 93. Please include accurate contact information so we may contact you if there are questions. He was also the first player to methodically measure and record key yardages on the golf courses he played, beginning in 1954, when he was. But i knew if i shot a great round of golf, you never know, sutherland said. The club also features an 18hole golf course and provides membership opportunities. Wakonda club 3915 fleur dr des moines, ia 503212199 phone. Established in 1899, it established its current site in 1970.
Enjoy an aerial view of each hole, gps distance, yardage book and more. Members do not join a country club with an expectation of profiting from selling the membership equity that they hold in the club. Partner offers fall golf packages at the legendary kiawah island golf resort, south carolina. View key info about course database including course description, tee yardages, par and handicaps, scorecard, contact info, course tours, directions and. The modern fundamentals of golf by ben hogan, harvey peni. They enjoy dining in our restaurant and bar or al fresco with the best views of downtown and host events in spaces overlooking the golf course and beautiful pools. Houtrak golf club in halfweg, north holland, netherlands. Wakonda club golf course scorecard and details in des moines. Wakonda club golf course is a private golf course in des moines, ia. Golden harvest iowas rich golf history, written by former des moines register sports reporter and iowa golf historian rick brown, traces the games history in iowa, sharing some. Principal charity classic with a tournamentrecord fivestroke victory. The course originally opened in 1923, it features bentgrass greens and fairways. The first championship sponsored by the ncaa was in 1939.
Nov 01, 2000 unlike most books destined for the coffee table, fazio transends the swing arc to a beautiful look at the vision of the the ulimate playing field the golf course. And for members convenience, wakonda also offers beverages and light snacks at the 14th stand and beverage cart during events seasonal hours and availability. Parel tied the wakonda club mark set by billy andrade. Des moines golf and country club is a private country club in west des moines, iowa, located few minutes west of des moines. Best golf course management practices, 3e provides uptodate basic and applied information on grasses available, their selection and use. The 18hole wakonda course at the wakonda club facility in des moines, iowa features 6959 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 72. Views photos and book a tee time at wakonda club golf course in des moines, ia. Kids 15 and under receive free admission when accompanied by a ticketed adult. The wakonda club golf course averages less than 19,000 rounds annually which means availability is seldom an issue. Former ndn sports writer frotscher closing in on golf milestone. Jun 03, 2019 jerry kelly tosses his club head cover to his caddie on the sixth hole tee box during the final round of the principal charity classic at the wakonda club on june 02, 2019 in des moines, iowa.908 158 773 1190 269 733 680 777 1520 1139 1023 1458 1127 1485 1334 890 1088 138 254 819 70 794 663 25 205 467 561 181 316 1234 470 347 644 508 620