Memorial Day Sale

Memorial Day Sale

IMG_3475  Memorial Day Sale at The LODGE at Spirit Hollow.  Items as low as $8.  Items that are 25% off.  Come on out and  get yourself a new outfit – summer is almost here.  Need a new golf club?  We have specials on all in stock items – wedges & putters – and that is just for starters.

Please remember that this is Memorial Day.  In honor of those that have fallen for our country.  We just returned from the Grand Opening of the newest GIVE Chapter just outside of Sioux Falls, South Dakota.  Great day of golf and fellowship as we raised funds for this worthy cause.  If you would like to donate this weekend, click on the link below.  If you wish to donate golf clubs, drop them off at your nearest PGA Professional and we will get them to these worthy veterans.

As a Board Member, it was delightful to see a certain gentleman veteran, Hank Britton, with pride and tears rolling down his eyes as one our our donors told him he will buy him a wheelchair accessible golf cart.  The game of golf helped save Hank’s life.

Stay & Play with the Hunter Crew

Stay & Play with the Hunter Crew

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The Stay & Play option at The LODGE at Spirit Hollow is certainly taking off.  We entertained a nice couple celebrating their 42nd Wedding Anniversary this weekend, congrats to Mary Ann and Paul Junkroski of Naperville.


In addition Ben Hunter, former Burlington resident, brought 7 of his buddies from the Indianapolis area to town for two days of golf and stayed in LODGE for 2 nights.  We have provided them a fun video of their stay and pictures are on Facebook and Twitter.

You could be our next guests at The LODGE at Spirit Hollow

Flip Pancakes for a living

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We here at Spirit Hollow are flipping pancakes for a living.  Actually this weeks golf tip is on how to effectively hit out of the thick, lush rough that many of us in the Midwest experience this time of the year.

If you need help with this shot or any other, feel free to give our PGA Professional staff a call and we would love to book a golf lesson and/or a club fitting in every effort to make this game more enjoyable.

Give us a call as we are passionate about improving all levels of golfers.



Olson wins IGA Mid Am, Cook wins Senior Division

Olson wins IGA Mid Am, Cook wins Senior Division

IMG_0298  Jon Olson – pictured here with Randy Winegard our owner here at The LODGE at Spirit Hollow – sure can’t wait to see Spirit Hollow on the IGA events list each year.

Olson added this years Mid Am Championship to the other titles he has won here at Spirit Hollow – the 2012 State Am and the 2011 State Match Play Championship.  A solid round of 72 kept him out front of Brett Taylor who shot 74 to finish 2 shots back.  Ole’, we here at Spirit Hollow can’t wait to host our next IGA event as we know that you will be the odds on favorite.

Terry Cook shot a fine round of 72 to finish 2 shots in front of Scott Briggs and Tom Norton to win his first Senior Division title since turning 50.

Congrats to all that played and to the IGA Staff and volunteers.

More pictures and video available on our engagement channels…

Round 1 in the books at IGA Mid-Am

Round 1 in the books at IGA Mid-Am

IMG_0215  Round 1 is in the books at the Iowa Golf Associations Mid-Am Championship held at The LODGE at Spirit Hollow.  Jon Olson and Brett Taylor share the lead at 70 while Burlington’s own Scott Briggs leads the Senior Division with an even par round of 72.

For that and more information please go to…

Round 2 tomorrow.

30th IGA Mid-Am played at Spirit Hollow

30th IGA Mid-Am played at Spirit Hollow

White_Blue_400x400  The 30th edition of the Iowa Golf Association’s Mid-Am will be contested May 8th and 9th at The LODGE at Spirit Hollow in Burlington, Iowa.  The state’s best amateur’s love the challenge of Spirit Hollow.

The IGA has played the Iowa Amateur at Spirit Hollow twice (2002, 2012), the IGA Match Play twice (2005, 2011), an Iowa Women’s Amateur (2007), an Iowa Senior Amateur (2009) and multiple USGA Qualifiers.

Jon Olson looks to defend his 2014 title in the Open Division while Joel Yunek defends his Senior title.

For coverage and pictures stay tuned to our website and social media channels.  For scoring go to…

We look forward to posting the Champion’s picture on Saturday.


Get a GRIP then you can hammer it

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This week’s video tip from The LODGE at Spirit Hollow is on the grip.  We want you to grip it more like you do when you grab a hammer.  Get it in those fingers.  This will allow you to hinge your wrist more.  Then the ball will go straighter, higher and farther.

After you watch the video, go see you local PGA Professional to double check that grip so that you may get to hitting it better.

And once you have that corrected go to our

and look at our new LODGE rooms and rates on our Stay & Play that provides dinner and breakfast and unlimited golf.


2015 Rum-Dumb Cup

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The 2015 edition of the Rum-Dumb Cup was contested here at Spirit Hollow Golf Course.  Two teams of 16 players playing in a Ryder Cup style event.  Named after 3 guys that they used to call Rum-Dumbs has morphed into this fun event.  The players play 36 holes today and 18 holes tomorrow at Burlington Golf Club.

  • Round 1 – better ball
  • Round 2 – 2 dude best shot/scramble
  • Round 3 – singles

The players are all from the Midwest though most of them play their golf in Iowa City at The Elks Lodge 590 Golf Course.

Next time we will get them to do our Stay & Play Package at The LODGE at Spirit Hollow.

Thanks for playing.

So you just turned 60.  Here’s the deal!

So you just turned 60. Here’s the deal!

images  My favorite comedian, Jeff Dunham and Walter.  You just turned 60 years young.  A little depressed or excited?  All you know is that you turned another decade?

…for you at The LODGE at Spirit Hollow.  You get to play 18 holes of golf with a golf cart for $35 on weekdays and $40 on weekends.

In case you didn’t hear that one – it is $35 on weekdays and $40 on weekends – that is for 18 holes of golf and an electric golf cart.

We would love to have you sign up and play a little golf at the #2 ranked Golf Course in Iowa.

And if you would like to play unlimited golf, have dinner and breakfast in a private dining area with a private Chef and then play unlimited golf the next day.  We have that deal for you also.

Reserve your room, food and golf at 877.337.9299

Did you see the weather this weekend?

Did you see the weather this weekend?

IMG_3467  It is GOLF weather.  Supposed to be in the 70’s.  Now you are talking awesome golf weather.  So give us a call here at Spirit Hollow, 319.752.0004 and book your tee time.

The golf shop is filling up with all kinds of the latest goods from outerwear, polos, caps, clubs if you need/want it, we got it or can get it for you.  Stop by and our staff would be glad to get you in your new outfit.

Need new clubs?  Aren’t sure if your clubs fit you?  Need your clubs fit?  Golf Lesson?  Call Allan or Mase to set up that time to improve your golf game.

Don’t have time to play golf?  Then come out and hit some range balls and eat at LAMBO’S.  Open to the public, enjoy a LAMBO Burger or some char-grilled wings.  Plus we have cold beverages for everyone.

See you at Spirit Hollow your newest Golf Destination.