Thank You to all that have served

Thank You to all that have served

get-attachment-2.aspx  I figured that this was a nice day to say THANKS to all that have served our country.

The weather in Iowa was 71 degrees today.  Hawks and Clones were not on TV.  The Waverly Golf Course actually had a full golf course on a Saturday – - – in October, yep, October.  Sure the weather was great.  Sure the course was in good condition.  Sure we had families out playing.

  • BUT…

This was all possible because of the FREEDOMS that we have in the US of A.

Thanks to all that have served from WWI to the latest conflict.  For those that did not get to see the pictures from Green Bay and the NFL.  Pretty neat.  I bet that it had to have those in attendance sending chills up their spines.

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God Bless America.

Chili Open is Sunday at the Waverly Golf Course

IMG_0466  Don’t forget to sign up for the Chili Open at the Waverly Golf Course.  Hey it is supposed to be 67 and sunny!  In IOWA!  In OCTOBER!  Love it, Love it, Love it.

  • YOU MUST CALL THE CLUB – 319-352-3855 to sign your team up.

Plus our Pro Shop Sale is still going on and you never know Mase – he will probably bring something out to increase sales.   K-Mart always had that “blue light” special.  One never knows.

Newsletter and Sign up for the Chili Open

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Hey I missed this yesterday.  Final Tournament of the Year is the Chili Open at the Waverly Golf Course.  Call the Club – 319-352-3855 to sign up.

This weeks newsletter covers the Red Tee Open results and the Near the End of the Season Sale in the Pro Shop.

See you this weekend.

Iowa Section of the PGA is the BEST, PERIOD.

Iowa Section of the PGA is the BEST, PERIOD.

ipga-logo-5  All PGA Members like to talk about how good THEIR PGA of America Section is.  I will argue that the Iowa Section is at least in the Top 3 Sections – and for sure Top 41.  (FYI there are only 41).  But I jest.

A wonderful 2-Days of meetings, education and celebration at our Fall Meeting/Merchandise/Education Show at the Riverside Casino and Golf Resort.

Many hi-lights and included…

  • Key Note Speaker Jack Barber, PGA from Indiana on “Mentoring and Mulligans” – very inspiring
  • Fix your Back and we got a gift to save our backs
  • Splendid dinner with our many Iowa PGA Sponsors and Partners
  • Rich Richerson, PGA on “Finding our Why” in the golf business
  • Junior Golf Points Leaders are crowned and recognized
  • Mike Hall, PGA Head lining our 2014 Iowa Section Award Winners

Great to be a PGA Professional – especially in the Iowa Section of the PGA


Grawe, Juarez, Norton lead the way in 8th Annual Red Tee Open

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Fred Grawe defeated Ben Juarez and Dan Norton in a scorecard playoff in today’s 8th Annual Red Tee Open at the Waverly Golf Course.  All three players shot NET 61′s to overcome the 56 players that swallowed their pride and moved up to our MOST Forward Tees.  They get to use their Red Tee Handicap in this flighted event.

Fred Grawe, Brian Persson and John Feldick all shot gross 68′s.  All the players have enjoyed the Tee It Forward movement at the Waverly Golf Course when we started this event in 2007.  We now run a Spring Red Tee also.  So work on your game and come play in the Spring.

There were 4 HONEST People playing in this fun event, hehehehe.  Tim Kuethe, Dan Rector, Steve Egli and Dave McGrew all shot even par 70′s.

In the Beat the PGA Pro portion of the event – Mase rebounded from an early double on hole 12, his 2nd hole of the day to shoot 70.  He was also one of the honest one’s.

No sand in our shoes!!!

Thanks everyone that played today.  YOU MAKE US…

Ladies and Lefties are welcome at the Red Tee Open

Ladies and Lefties are welcome at the Red Tee Open

469787737  Ladies (Marilyn, Marti, Tina, Von, Diane) and Lefties (Dutch, a past Red Tee Open champion) are welcomed to play in the 8th Annual Red Tee Open tomorrow.  11 am Shotgun.  We are up to 56 players so far so might as well make it a Waverly Even Par of 70.

Just asking for a friend.  Let’s have some fun.

8th Annual Red Tee Open Prep COMPLETE

8th Annual Red Tee Open Prep COMPLETE

IMG_2947 Today I heard a lot of people say, “I don’t have to hit driver on the Par 3 – 2nd hole at the Waverly Golf Course from the Red Tees.  Kind of nice.”

IMG_2948  Or how about the John Deere Hole, Par 3 -12th hole – “I think the combine’s are safe today”.

IMG_2946  “A little different view from the Red Tees on #1.  All about the angles, all about the angles”

The Friday Afternoon Gang played from the Red Tees today in prep for Sunday’s 8th Annual Red Tee Open.  Mase also played earlier this morning in his prep for the Beat the Pro portion of the event.  He played in about 48 minutes and shot a smooth 76!!!

  • Or did HE???

You will have to play Sunday and see what Mase shoots against the field on GAME DAY.

Should be fun regardless.

Last chance to Beat YOUR PGA Pro

Last chance to Beat YOUR PGA Pro

resized_the-most-interesting-man-in-the-world-meme-generator-i-don-t-always-play-golf-with-jordan-but-when-i-do-i-beat-him-like-a-rented-mule-32d723  The season is coming to a fast close.  So this Sunday is your LAST CHANCE TO BEAT YOUR PGA PRO until the 2015 Season.  

  • Like a rented mule
  • Sorry that it isn’t OUR Jordan in the picture but I believe it is the MJ Jordan not JD – Jordan.

You must Beat Mase, PGA.  Though some of you do WISH you could beat Jordan.  Good Luck!!!

You GET your RED TEE HANDICAP and MASE will play scratch.


Did you EVEN know that we have all 4 of our tees rated for your handicap?  Learn something new every day, never too old to learn.

Mase, in the 8 years we have played this event, has shot anything from 67 to 75.   SCRATCH, NO HANDICAP and he SKIPS around to play with each group.  He has shot 74 and WON.  Has shot 68 and lost.  One never knows how LUCKY each of your can get.

51 BRAVE soles have signed up for the quest to BEAT THEIR PGA PROFESSIONAL.  11 am shotgun on Sunday.  Call the Shop, 319-352-1530 and let’s get it on and above all HAVE FUN, PLAY WELL!!!



Updated G3 Tour Money List in this weeks newsletter

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It is Wednesday so our Weekly Newsletter is out for you to look over.  It gives you the updated G3 Golf Tour Money List that Jim Trask (pictured), information on our final two events of the year – Red Tee Open (with the Beat the Pro/Mase Event), the Chili Open, results from last weeks 1-Person Best Shot and our Near the End of the Season Sale with optional Putting Challenge to save even more.


See you at the course!

What a view on my Drive Home

What a view on my Drive Home

IMG_2943 When you see this, it reminds you that there is a God.  Boy it was prettier than the picture I took.  Also reminds me that after 4.5 inches of rain today at the Waverly Golf Course – that OUR Farmers will be getting back into their fields.

  • Please, please, please give them some room as you drive home.
  • They are working some long days and may not see you.
  • Give them the thumbs up versus a honk or well, you know…

With that said, don’t forget our Red Tee Open on Sunday.  11 am shotgun, call the shop for your foursome and come BEAT THE PRO, that’s ME.  If I shoot 68 like I did last year and still get beat by 70% of the field, I will cry.  But I bet 68 beats most of the field on Sunday.

See ya Sunday and I hope I get a great view on my way to work and on my way home from work tomorrow!  Be safe and as Hayden Fry used to say, “ANF”