The 2009 Iowa Open Golf Championship sponsored by Riverside Casino and Golf Resort will be held at Blue Top Ridge at Riverside Casino and Golf Resort on August 20th -22nd. This 54-Hole Iowa Section PGA administered event serves as Iowa’s premiere golf championship open to both amateur and professional golfers who reside in Iowa or attend college full time in the state. Iowa Section PGA Professionals residing in Illinois are also eligible to compete in this annual championship. This year’s event is comprised of 88 of the best golfers in the state of Iowa and Iowa Section PGA boundaries. 2007 Masters Champion, Zach Johnson won this event in 2002 and 2001.
Past champions competing in this year’s event are:
Kevin DeNike, Davenport, IA 1993, 1989, 1987
Sean McCarty, Solon, IA 2008, 2005, 1997
Curt Schnell, Spirit Lake, IA 1991, 1982, 1978
Tee times for the first two rounds will begin starting at 8:00 A.M. on Thursday, August 20th and Friday, August 21st. The final round will consist of the low seventy and ties and will be contested on Saturday, August 22nd with tee times off of #1 Tee with high scores teeing off first. Video interviews and up-to-date results will be posted at www.iowapga.com. Click the link below for Round 1 & Round 2 Tee Times, Past Champions, Purse, and all other tournament information.
The Iowa Section PGA would like to thank Riverside Casino and Golf Resort for sponsoring this year’s championship. This is the second consecutive year that Riverside Casino and Golf Resort has sponsored this event. Spanning over 7,500 yards, Riverside’s world-class golf course, Blue Top Ridge, offers players breathtaking vistas overlooking two rivers, man made lakes and diverse terrain. It all adds up to a one-of-a-kind golfing experience for beginners and pros alike. This Rees Jones designed golf course is among the finest in the state of Iowa.