View of The Preserve at Rathbun Lake golf course near Honey Creek Resort from the tee

Golf Events

Join us for a golf event at The Preserve on Rathbun Lake!
We're proud to be hosting the IGA Men's and Women's Match Play Championship! Other great upcoming golf events at The Preserve on Rathbun Lake include Patriot Golf Day, our Member-Guest Tournament, and the 2nd Annual Indian Hills Community College Booster Club Golf Outing.


Men's Golf League
Regular Season: May 23, 2018 - September 5, 2018 / Playoffs: September 12 - October 3 (Both Weekly on Wednesdays)
Starts at 5:30 p.m.

Grab a friend and sign up for the Men's Golf League at The Preserve on Rathbun Lake! Two-man teams can participate in the league, whose regular season will be held weekly on Wednesdays from May 23 - September 5. A sign-up and golfing night will be held on Wednesday, May 16.

The league will be played match play, best Ball, handicapped format. The league culminates with a four-round, bracketed playoff system, and goes from September 12 - October 3. Weekly and season-long prizes will be awarded.

The one-time league initiation fee is $50/player for all players. The weekly discounted league green fees will cost $15/night per person for non-annual members that are in the league, and the annual Men's League pass is $239 plus tax for the season. Season league pass holders for 2018 will only pay the $50 initiation fee, no weekly green fees to be paid.

Register by either calling 641-724-1400, or in person at The Preserve on Rathbun Lake.

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Women's Golf League
June 5, 2018 - September 4, 2018 (Weekly on Tuesdays)
Starts at 5:30 p.m.

Women are invited to sign up for the Women's Golf League at The Preserve on Rathbun Lake! Two-person teams can participate in the league, which will be held weekly on Tuesdays from June 5 - September 4. A get-together and sign-up night will be held on Tuesday, May 29.

This fun league will have a different format every week with handicaps.

The one-time league initiation fee is $50/player for all players. The weekly discounted league green fees will cost $15/night per person for non-annual members that are in the league, and the annual Ladies League pass is $169 plus tax for the season. Season league pass holders for 2018 will only pay the $50 initiation fee, no weekly green fees to be paid.

Register by either calling 641-724-1400, or in person at The Preserve on Rathbun Lake.

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"No Embarrassment" Ladies Golf Clinic
June 5 - July 26, 2018 (Weekly Sessions on Tuesdays and Thursdays)
5:45 - 7 p.m.


The Preserve on Rathbun Lake is an 18-hole championship golf course located at Honey Creek Resort in IowaJoin us for a fun and low-stress way to learn the game of golf! A "No Embarrassment" Ladies Golf Clinic will be held on Tuesdays and Thursdays from June 5 - July 26, 2018 at The Preserve on Rathbun Lake. The clinic will run from 5:45 - 7 p.m., with Tuesday sessions being for beginners (no experience needed) and Thursday sessions being for experienced golfers. Clinic availability is first-come, first-serve.

Cost: $135 per person

Participants will receive six weeks of professional instruction, and learn the game of golf with ladies at the same experience level. Clinic instructors will be Darin Fisher, PGA Class A head golf professional, and Ben Splichal, assistant PGA golf professional. Plus a social night with food will be held on the final night! Limit of 16 ladies per session.

Reserve your spot by calling (641) 724-1400.

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2018 IGA State Men's and Women's Match Play
June 27-30
Start times TBD

We're thrilled to be hosting the IGA State Men's and Women's Match Play Tournament! It'll be held on June 27-30 at The Preserve on Rathbun Lake. The combined field for the men's and women's championships will be 156 players, and 32 spots will be guaranteed for the women.

Men's Match Play Championship

The field will be limited to the first 124 eligible entrants. Applicants must be an active IGA Member. Individual members are tracked through their enrollment at an IGA Member Club (via GHIN). Eligible entries must be male amateur golfers as defined by the USGA rules. Members of the IGA (through an IGA Member Club) from out-of-state are eligible to compete.

For the four-day event, a one-ball rule will be in effect for this championship. The entire field plays an 18-hole qualifying round at scratch the first day, and the low 64 proceed to match play. A playoff will determine the final spot(s) for match play in the event of a tie.
  • Wednesday, June 27: 18 Holes Qualifying Round
  • Thursday, June 28: Morning Round of 64
  • Thursday, June 28: Afternoon Round of 32
  • Friday, June 29: Morning Round of 16
  • Friday, June 29: Afternoon Quarterfinals
  • Saturday, June 30: Morning Semifinals
  • Saturday, June 30: Afternoon Finals

Women's Match Play Championship

The IGA will be hosting the Women's Match Play Championship concurrently with the Men's Championship. The field will be limited to the first 156 combined (between Men's and Women's Match Play) eligible entrants. There will be 32 guaranteed spots for the women. Applicants must be an active IGA Member. Individual members are tracked through their enrollment at an IGA Member Club (via GHIN). Eligible entries must be female amateur golfers as defined by the USGA rules. Members of the IGA (thru an IGA Member Club) from out-of-state are eligible to compete.

Depending on the total number of entrants in the Women's Match Play, the IGA will establish a bracket of either 8, 16, or 32. 18-hole stroke play qualifying on Wednesday will determine the seeds for match play. In the event that more than 32 women enter, the stroke play qualifying round will determine the low 32 that move onto match play with a hole-by-hole playoff breaking any tie for the final qualifying spot(s).
  • Wednesday, June 27: 18 Holes Qualifying Round
  • Thursday, June 28: Round of 32
  • Friday, June 29: Morning Round of 16
  • Friday, June 29: Afternoon Quarterfinals
  • Saturday, June 30: Morning Semifinals
  • Saturday, June 30: Afternoon Finals
The IGA reserves the right to alter this schedule depending on the number of entrants and the size of bracket for the Women's Division.

Entries for both events close on Monday, June 18.

Applications and other event details can be found on IowaGolf.org

Match Play Tournament Details

IGA Match Play participants can receive great rates for rooms at the Lodge on Rathbun Lake or in our cottages - 25% off our best available rates!

Book Overnight Stay

Or call us at 866-797-5308 and mention the IGA Match Play Tournament

Offer valid only for IGA Match Play participants. Valid June 26 - June 30, 2018. Pricing based on double occupancy, and does not include applicable resort fee. Rate is subject to applicable taxes and add-ons. 



Patriot Golf Day
Friday, July 20
1 p.m. Shotgun Start

Join us for Patriot Golf Day! It'll take place on Friday, July 20 at The Preserve on Rathbun Lake, with a shotgun start at 1 p.m.

Entry Fee: 
  • $60 – Player
Includes:
  • Golf
  • Cart
  • Food
  • Prizes
The event will benefit the Folds of Honor Foundation, which provides educational scholarships to spouses and children of America's fallen and disabled service-members.

Register by Thursday, July 19 by either calling 641-724-1400, or in person at The Preserve on Rathbun Lake.

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Member-Guest Tournament

July 21-22
10 a.m. Shotgun Start Both Days
The Preserve on Rathbun Lake


Register now for the inaugural Member-Guest Tournament! It'll be held on Saturday, July 21 and Sunday, July 22 at The Preserve on Rathbun Lake, with a shotgun start at 10 a.m. both days.

Entry Fee: 
  • $200 – Team (Current Preserve member and nonmember)
Includes:
  • Golf
  • Cart
  • Great prizes
  • Appetizers
  • Dinner
The format is a 2-person best ball (net).

Register by Friday, July 20 by either calling 641-724-1400, or in person at The Preserve on Rathbun Lake.

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2nd Annual Indian Hills Community College Booster Club Golf Outing
Friday, September 7
10 a.m. Shotgun Start


Register today for the 2nd Annual Indian Hills Community College Booster Club Golf Outing! It'll take place on Friday, September 7 at The Preserve on Rathbun Lake, with a shotgun start at 10 a.m. Teams and individuals are invited to take part in the golf outing!

All proceeds from this golf outing will support Indian Hills Student-Athlete Scholarships and Athletic Department Special Events.

Entry Fees: 
  • $100 – Individual
  • $400 – Team
Includes:
  • Cart and green fees
  • Tee gifts
  • Food and beverages
  • Tee prizes
  • Cash prizes for flight winners
  • Meet this year's IHCC student-athletes

The registration deadline is Wednesday, September 5.

View more information about this event, including online registration.

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