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2018 Eastern Iowa golf calendar

First look at area tournaments

A golfer putts on the sixth green at Jones Park Golf Course in southwest Cedar Rapids in October. Soon, golfers will be out again. (Jim Slosiarek/The Gazette)
A golfer putts on the sixth green at Jones Park Golf Course in southwest Cedar Rapids in October. Soon, golfers will be out again. (Jim Slosiarek/The Gazette)

It might not look like it outside, but it actually is spring. Here is the early edition of our 2018 golf tournament schedule

APRIL

11—2-person over 50 best shot, Amana Colonies G.C., (319) 622-6222

13—4-person best shot, 8” cup, 10 a.m., Airport National G.C., (319) 848-4500

14—Early Bird 3-person best shot, 9 a.m., Timberline G.C, (563) 876-3422

14—9-hole free play, 11 a.m., Indian Creek C.C., (319) 377-4489

14—4-person best shot, Lake MacBride G.C., 319-624-2500

15—4 person best shot, Amana Colonies G.C., (319) 622-6222

15—4-person best shot, 9:30 a.m., Airport National G.C., (319) 848-4500

19—50 & over 2-person best shot, 10 a.m., Vinton C.C., (319) 472-4052

19—50 & over 2-person best shot, 10 a.m., Saddleback Ridge G.C., (319) 624-1477

21—4-person best shot, 10 a.m., Hart Ridge G.C., (563) 927-5494

22—McPartland Am., 10 a.m., Indian Creek C.C., (319) 377-4489

22—2-person best shot, 1 p.m., Backbone Golf & Country Club, (563) 933-4545

23—50 and over 3-person best shot, 10 a.m., Pin Oak Pub, Links & Event Center, (563) 927-4653

23—50 and over 2-person best shot, Lake MacBride G.C., 319-624-2500

26—60 & over 2-person best shot, 10 a.m., Saddleback Ridge G.C., (319) 624-1477

26—50 and over 2-person best shot, 9 a.m., Tara Hills C.C., (319) 228-8771

27—6-person best shot, noon, Airport National G.C., (319) 848-4500

27—4-couples golf & steak fry, 5:30 p.m., Elkader Golf & Country Club, (563) 245-2230

27—Senior (50t) Spring Big Cup, 4-person best shot, 10 a.m. Timberline G.C., (563) 876-3422

28—3-person best shot, 10 a.m., Silvercrest Golf & C.C., (563) 382-5296

28—4-person Heaven & Hell Tournament 8” and 4” cup, Lake MacBride G.C., 319-624-2500

28-29—Grand Opening Spring Big Cup 4-person best shot, 8 a.m., Timberline G.C., (563) 876-3422

MAY

3—Men’s league begins, Amana Colonies G.C., (319) 622-6222

4—Seniors (50t), 3-man best-shot, 1 p.m., Elkader Golf & Country Club, (563) 245-2230

6—Spring 27 hole 2-person best shot, 8:30 a.m., Timberline G.C., (563)876-3422

6—3-person best shot, 9 a.m., Indian Creek C.C., (319) 377-4489

9—2-person over 50 best shot, Amana Colonies G.C., (319) 622-6222

10—50 & over 2-person best shot, Vinton C.C. 9 a.m., (319) 472-4052

12—3-person best shot, 1 p.m., Elkader Golf & Country Club, (563) 245-2230

14—3-duffers best shot, 9:30 a.m., Hart Ridge G.C., (563) 927-5494

15—45 & over, 3-person best shot, 10 a.m., Silvercrest Golf & C.C., (563) 382-5296

17—50 and over 2-person best shot, 9 a.m., Tara Hills C.C., (319) 228-8771

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18—4-couples golf & steak fry, 6 p.m., Elkader Golf & Country Club, (563) 245-2230

19—4-person best shot, 9 a.m., Hart Ridge G.C., (563) 927-5494

19—4-person best shot, 8 a.m., Airport National G.C., (319) 848-4500

19—2-person best shot, 9 a.m., Tara Hills C.C., (319) 228-8771

20—4-person best shot, Amana Colonies G.C., (319) 622-6222

20— 2-couple best shot, noon, Tara Hills C.C., (319) 228-8771

21—50 and over 3-person best shot, 10 a.m., Pin Oak Pub, Links & Event Center, (563) 927-4653

25—6-person best shot, 11:30 a.m., Airport National G.C., (319) 848-4500

26-28—Memorial Weekend 4-person best shot, 6:30 a.m., Timberline G.C., (563) 876-3422

26-28—4-person best shot, Tara Hills C.C., (319) 228-8771

27—Couples Nine-Wine-Dine, Amana Collonies G.C., (319) 622-6222

28—Couples best shot, 9:30 a.m., Hickory Grove (Oelwein), (319) 283-2674

28—4-person best shot, 8 a.m., Airport National G.C., (319) 848-4500

28—4 person best shot, noon, Silvercrest Golf & C.C., (563) 382-5296

31—50 & over 2-person best shot, 9 a.m., Vinton C.C., (319) 472-4052

JUNE

2—3-person Budweiser Beer Bash, noon, Elkader Golf & Country Club, (563) 245-2230

3—4-person best shot, 9:30 a.m., Hickory Grove (Oelwein), (319) 283-2674

3—Couples best shot, 10 a.m., Tara Hills C.C., (319) 228-8771

3—4-person best shot, noon, Backbone Golf & Country Club, (563) 933-4545

6—Ladies league begins, Amana Colonies G.C., (319) 622-6222

7—50 and over 2-person best shot, 9 a.m., Tara Hills C.C., (319) 228-8771

8—4-couples golf & steak fry, 6 p.m., Elkader Golf & Country Club, (563) 245-2230

8—Senior 2-person best shot, 9 a.m., Backbone Golf & Country Club, (563) 933-4545

9—Deb Kremer Memorial 4-person, 9 a.m., Hart Ridge G.C., (563) 927-5494

10—4 person best shot, Amana Colonies G.C., (319) 622-6222

11—3-duffers best shot, 9 a.m., Hart Ridge G.C., (563) 927-5494

12—2-gal best shot, 1 p.m., Elkader Golf & Country Club, (563) 245-2230

12—Optimist Junior Golf Association tournament at Garnder G.C., (319) 329-7023

13—2-person over 50 best shot, Amana Colonies G.C., (319) 622-6222

13—2-gal best shot, 1 p.m., Tara Hills C.C., (319) 228-8771

16—4 person best shot, 9 a.m., Silvercrest Golf & C.C., (563) 382-5296

16—Arlington Fire Department Benefit 4-person best shot, 3 p.m., Backbone Golf & Country Club, (563) 933-4545

16—4-person best shot 8-inch cup, 9 a.m., Tara Hills C.C., (319) 228-8771

16—4-gal best shot, 9 a.m., Hart Ridge G.C., (563) 927-5494

16-17—Elkader Men’s Amateur, tee times, Elkader Golf & Country Club, (563) 245-2230

17—Parent/Child, Amana Colonies G.C., (319) 622-6222

17—4-person best shot, 8 a.m., Airport National G.C., (319) 848-4500

18—4 gal best shot, 9 a.m., Silvercrest Golf & C.C., (563) 382-5296

20—Optimist Junior Golf Association tournament at Airport National G.C., (319) 329-7023

21—50 & over 2-person best shot, 9 a.m., Vinton C.C., (319) 472-4052

22—Hospital Foundation 3-person best shot, 8 a.m. & 1:30 p.m., Elkader Golf & Country Club (563) 245-2230

24—4-person best shot, 9 a.m., Hart Ridge G.C., (563) 927-5494

24—3 couple alternate shot, 10 a.m., Silvercrest Golf & C.C., (563) 382-5296

24—Couples Nine-Wine-Dine, Amana Colonies G.C., (319) 622-6222

24—2-couple best shot, 9 a.m., Tara Hills C.C., (319) 228-8771

25—Optimist Junior Golf Association tournament at Ellis G.C., (319) 329-7023

28—50 and over 2-person best shot, 9 a.m., Tara Hills C.C., (319) 228-8771

29—6-person best shot, 11:30 a.m., Airport National G.C., (319) 848-4500

29—4-couples golf & steak fry, 6 p.m., Elkader Golf & Country Club, (563) 245-2230

JULY

1—Firecracker open, River Ridge (Independence), (319) 334-6576

2—50 and over 2-person best shot, 10 a.m., Pin Oak Pub, Links & Event Center, (563) 927-4653

4—Flag tournament, Hickory Grove (Oelwein), (319) 283-2674

4—4-person best shot, 8 a.m., Airport National G.C., (319) 848-4500

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4—Men’s open 2-person best shot, 9 a.m., Silvercrest Golf & C.C., (563) 382-5296

4—4-person best shot, 6:30 a.m., Timberline G.C., (563) 876-3422

4—Couples best shot, 7:30 a.m. and 1 p.m., Tara Hills C.C., (319) 228-8771

5—George’s Sodcutter Benefit 2-person best shot, Backbone Golf & Country Club, (563) 933-4545

6—Elkader Firemen’s Benefit, 3-person best shot, 8 a.m. & 1:30 p.m., Elkader Golf & Country Club, (563) 245-2230

7-8—4-person best shot, 6:30 a.m., Timberline G.C., (563) 876-3422

8—2-person best shot, 8 a.m., Airport National G.C., (319) 848-4500

8—3-person best shot, 1 p.m., Elkader Golf & Country Club, (563) 245-2230

9—3-duffers best shot 9 a.m., Hart Ridge G.C., (563) 927-5494

10—4-Gal Invitational, 8:30 a.m. & 1 p.m., Elkader Golf & Country Club, (563) 245-2230

11—2-person over 50 best shot, Amana Colonies G.C., (319) 622-6222

11—2-gal best shot 9 holes, 5 p.m., Tara Hills C.C., (319) 228-8771

12—50 & over 2-person best shot, 9 a.m., Vinton C.C., (319) 472-4052

14—Ryder Cup, Hart Ridge G.C., (563) 927-5494

14—3-person best shot, 9 a.m., Tara Hills C.C., (319) 228-8771

14-15—Northeast Iowa 2-Person Best Shot Championship, noon (Sat.), 10 a.m. (Sun.), Elkader Golf & Country Club, (563) 245-2230

15—4-person best shot, Amana Colonies G.C., (319) 622-6222

15—4-person best shot, noon, Backbone Golf & Country Club, (563) 933-4545

19—Optimist Junior Golf Association tournament at Jones G.C., (319) 329-7023

19—50 and over 2-person best shot, 9 a.m., Tara Hills C.C., (319) 228-8771

20—4-couples golf & steak fry, 6 p.m., Elkader Golf & Country Club, (563) 245-2230

21—Couples best shot, 2 p.m., Hart Ridge G.C., (563) 927-5494

21—3-person best shot, 9 a.m., Silvercrest Golf & C.C., (563) 382-5296

21-22—Club Championship, Amana Colonies G.C., (319) 622-6222

22—2-couple best shot, 9 a.m., Tara Hills C.C., (319) 228-8771

27—Optimist Junior Golf Association tournament at Twin Pines G.C., (319) 329-7023

27—6-person best shot, 11:30 a.m., Airport National G.C., (319) 848-4500

27—Chamber of Commerce 3-person best shot, 8 a.m. & 1:30 p.m., Elkader Golf & Country Club, (563) 245-2230

29—1-person best shot, 9 a.m., Backbone Golf & Country Club, (563) 933-4545

29—4-gal best shot, noon, River Ridge (Independence), (319) 334-6576

29—Couples Nine-Wine-Dine, Amana Colonies G.C., (319) 622-6222

AUGUST

2—50 & over 2-person best shot, 9 a.m., Vinton C.C., (319) 472-4052

2—Optimist Junior Golf Association tournament at Jones G.C., (319) 329-7023

3—Men’s beer tourney best shot, 1 p.m., Silvercrest Golf & C.C., (563) 382-5296

4—Honor Guard 4-person best shot, 8 a.m., Hart Ridge G.C., (402) 380-1575

5—Sole Survivor, Hart Ridge G.C., (563) 927-5494

6—50 and over 2-person best shot, 10 a.m., Pin Oak Pub, Links & Event Center, (563) 927-4653

8—2-gal best shot 9 holes, 5 p.m., Tara Hills C.C., (319) 228-8771

9—50 and over 2-person best shot, 9 a.m., Tara Hills C.C., (319) 228-8771

10—3-man best shot (50t), 1 p.m., Elkader Golf & Country Club, (563) 245-2230

11—4-person best shot, 9:30 a.m., Hickory Grove (Oelwein), (319) 283-2674

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11—Central Athletic Boosters 2-person alternate shot, 5 p.m. & 9 p.m. moonlight golf, Elkader Golf & Country Club, (563) 245-2230

11-12—Diabolical Big Cup Weekend 4-person best shot, 8 a.m., Timberline G.C., (563) 876-3422

12—4-person, 8” cup, 8 a.m., Airport National G.C., (319) 848-4500

12—2-couple best shot, 9 a.m., Tara Hills C.C., (319) 228-8771

13—3-duffers best shot, 9 a.m., Hart Ridge G.C., (563) 927-5494

15—2-person over 50 best shot, Amana Colonies G.C., (319) 622-6222

15—2-gal best shot, 9:30 a.m., Hickory Grove (Oelwein), (319) 283-2674

17—Senior 2-person best shot, 9 a.m., Backbone Golf & Country Club, (563) 933-4545

17—4-couples golf & steak fry, 5:30 p.m., Elkader Golf & Country Club, (563) 245-2230

18—Chip Chapman Invitational, Hart Ridge G.C., (563) 927-5494

18—2-person best shot, 9 a.m., Tara Hills C.C., (319) 228-8771

19—4 person best shot, Amana Colonies G.C., (319) 622-6222

19—Starmont Booster Club Benefit 4-person best shot, Backbone Golf & Country Club, (563) 933-4545

23—50 & over 2-person best shot, 9 a.m., Vinton C.C., (319) 472-4052

24—Strawberry Point Chamber Fundraiser 2-person best shot, 6 p.m., (563) 933-4545

25—Craig Wilson Memorial 4-person best shot, 9 a.m., Hart Ridge G.C., (563) 927-5494

26—Couples Nine-Wine-Dine, Amana Colonies G.C., (319) 622-6222

27—45 and over 3-person best shot, 10 a.m., Hickory Grove (Oelwein), (319) 283-2674

30—50 and over 2-person best shot, 9 a.m., Tara Hills C.C., (319) 228-8771

31—6-person best shot, 11 a.m., Airport National G.C., (319) 848-4500

SEPTEMBER

1-3—4-person best shot, 6:30 a.m., Timberline G.C., (563) 876-3422

2—Couples best shot, 9:30 a.m., River Ridge (Independence), (319) 334-6576

2—Couples best shot, 3 p.m., Hart Ridge G.C., (563) 927-5494

2—Couples best shot, 10 a.m., Tara Hills C.C., (319) 228-8771

3—4 person couples tourney, 9 a.m., Silvercrest Golf & C.C., (563) 382-5296

3—4-person best shot, 8 a.m., Airport National G.C., (319) 848-4500

4—50 and over 1-person best shot, 10 a.m., Pin Oak Pub, Links & Event Center, (563) 927-4653

7—Super Seniors (60t) 3-man best shot, 9 a.m., Elkader Golf & Country Club, (563) 245-2230

9—Birdies for Breath Benefit 4-person best shot, noon, Backbone Golf & Country Club (563) 933-4545

9—Ryder Cup, 7:30 a.m., Airport National G.C., (319) 848-4500

9—4-couples golf & steak fry, 4 p.m., Elkader Golf & Country Club, (563) 245-2230

10—3 Duffers best shot, 9:30 a..m., Hart Ridge G.C., (563) 927-5494

10—45 and over 2-person best shot, 10 a.m., Hickory Grove (Oelwein), (319) 283-2674

13—50 & over 2-person best shot, 9 a.m., Vinton C.C., (319) 472-4052

12—2 person over 50 best shot, Amana Colonies G.C., (319) 622-6222

16—Backwards Tournament 4-person best shot, 11 a.m., Hart Ridge G.C., (563) 927-5494

16—4-person best shot, Amana Colonies G.C., (319) 622-6222

16—3-person best shot, 1 p.m., Elkader Golf & Country Club, (563) 245-2230

16—2-couples best shot, 10 a.m., Tara Hills C.C., (319) 228-8771

18—45 & over, 3 person best shot, 10 a.m., Silvercrest Golf & C.C., (563) 382-5296

20—50 and over 2-person best shot, 9 a.m., Tara Hills C.C., (319) 228-8771

22—4-person best shot, 9 a.m., Airport National G.C., (319) 848-4500

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23—Chili Open 2-person best shot, 10 a.m., Backbone Golf & Country Club, (563) 93-4545

23—Couples Nine-Wine-Dine, Amana Colonies G.C., (319) 622-6222

23—2-person 8” Ryder Cup, 9 a.m., Elkader Golf & Country Club, (563) 245-2230

23—2-couple best shot 8-inch cup, 10 a.m., Tara Hills C.C., (319) 228-8771

28—6-person best shot, 12:30 p.m., Airport National G.C., (319) 848-4500

29—6-person best shot, 8:30 a.m., Airport National G.C., (319) 848-4500

29—6-person best shot, 9 a.m., Timberline G.C., (563) 876-3422

30—Ryder Cup, Amana Colonies G.C., (319) 622-6222

30—4-person best shot 8-inch cup, 10 a.m., Tara Hills C.C., (319) 228-8771

OCTOBER

1—45 and over 1-person best shot, 10 a.m., Hickory Grove (Oelwein), (319) 283-2674

1—50 and over Ryder cup, 10 a.m., Pin Oak Pub, Links & Event Center, (563) 927-4653

3—Chili Open 3-person best shot, 10 a.m., Elkader Golf & Country Club, (563) 245-2230

5—Senior (50t) 4-person best shot, 10 a.m., Timberline G.C., (563) 876-3422

4—50 & over 2-person best shot, 9 a.m., Vinton C.C., (319) 472-4052

6-7—4-person best shot, 8 a.m., Timberline G.C., (563) 876-3422

7—4 person 8 inch cup, Amana Colonies G.C., (319) 622-6222

7—4-person best shot, 11 a.m., Hickory Grove (Oelwein), (319) 283-2674

8—3-duffers best shot, 9:30 a.m., Hart Ridge G.C., (563) 927-5494

11—50 and over 2-person best shot, 9 a.m., Tara Hills C.C., (319) 228-8771

13—4-person best shot, 10 a.m., Silvercrest Golf & C.C., (563) 382-5296

13—4-person best shot, 9 a.m., Airport National G.C., (319) 848-4500

14—1-person best shot, noon, Hart Ridge G.C., (563) 927-5494

14—4 person chili open, Amana Colonies G.C., (319) 622-6222

19—6-person best shot, noon, Airport National G.C., (319) 848-4500

20—Chilly Dipper 4 person best shot, 10 a.m., Hart Ridge G.C., (563) 927-5494

21—27-hole 2-person Ryder Cup, 8:30 a.m., Timberline G.C., (563) 876-3422

21—4 person chili open, Amana Colonies G.C., (319) 622-6222

25—50 & over 2-person best shot, 10 a.m., Vinton C.C., (319) 472-4052

27—1-person best shot, 9:30 a.m., Timberline G.C., (563) 876-3422

28—4-person best shot, 8” cup, 10 a.m., Airport National G.C., (319) 848-4500

28—4 person Halloween chili open, Amana Colonies G.C., (319) 622-6222

NOVEMBER

2—6-person best shot, noon, Airport National G.C., (319) 848-4500

4—1-person best shot, 10 a.m., Airport National G.C., (319) 848-4500

11—2-person best shot, 10 a.m., Airport National G.C., (319) 848-4500

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