This week at Wakonda: 

February 23: Burger Bar! Join us Thursday evening in the Terrace Grill for $8 Burgers and $2 draft beer! Reservations strongly suggested as tables fill quickly. (6:00-6:30pm FULL!)

February 25: Taylor Made Fitting Experience. Details below in Golf news.

February 25: TERRACE GRILL CLOSED. Member dining in Langford's.

February 24-26: PRIX FIXE MENU. Course 1: Endive & Pear Salad with Blue Cheese Crumbles, Candied Walnuts, Champagne Vinaigrette. Course 2: Wild King Salmon, Tuscan Roasted Potatoes, Sauteed Spinach, Lemon Caper Brown Butter Sauce. Course 3: Banana Bread Pan Perdue, Vanilla Bean Ice Cream, Rum Caramel Sauce. Optional Wine Pairings. 
Call the front desk to make a reservation and alert them if you'll be ordering the Prix Fixe menu. 

February 26: ALL SPORTS SIGN UP from 11am - 1pm in the Clubhouse. See details above.

March 13 -16: SPRING BREAK CAMP. 9am - 1pm. Drop your kids off for a fun few days of activities in the Clubhouse! $25++ per child per day. Register with the front desk (285-4962).

GOLF EVENTS
Taylor Made M1 & M2 Fitting Event –  this Saturday
Announcing an exclusive Taylor Made club fitting experience this Saturday February, 25th at the Winter Practice Facility. Members may go through a thorough custom club fitting, the same way Tour pros do!
Register here https://goo.gl/KLWnQD  for a limited fitting appointment between 10am – 2pm.
 
Golf Event Registrations next Wednesday, March 1st
The golf season is just around the corner. Event registrations will open Wednesday, March 1st for all major golf events. All events are a first come, first serve basis and may fill to capacity quickly (such as Blazer Day).
The 2017 Golf Calendar is posted online HERE
 
James Sieckmann Short Game Clinics - Saturday, April 29th
James Sieckmann will be at Wakonda Club hosting an exclusive short game clinic on Saturday, April 29th. James will conduct two separate sessions (9:00 am – 12:00 pm and 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm) with a maximum of six members per clinic. The fee is $425 per person for the 3 hours of instruction.  
A minimum of eight total members registered by March 10th will be needed to conduct these clinics. 
Contact Aaron to register. Don’t miss this great opportunity to improve your short game with one of the world’s best instructors.
Operation 36 Junior Registration
Operation 36 Junior registration is open for the Spring semester beginning March 6. Kids will learn valuable golf skills while being appropriately challenged and having fun in this 12 week semester. Email or call Sarah for details - 515-491-0940 sarahb@wakondaclub.com
 
Men’s League TrackMan Combine Challenge
The Men's League TrackMan Combine Challenge is underway! Congrats to Bill Bemis for his two 100 point "perfect" shots from 80 and 120 yards! Contact Sarah to schedule your Combine and improve your practice for the upcoming season!
 
Volunteer at the Solheim Cup
The 2017 Solheim Cup is coming to Des Moines Golf & Country Club this August!  The Solheim Cup is a biennial golf tournament for professional women golfers contested by teams representing Europe and the U.S.. Wakonda Club has the opportunity to marshal a hole and we need your help in representing our club in this prestigious event!   
If you will commit to volunteering, please register directly with the Solheim Cup by
CLICKING THE REGISTRATION LINK HERE.  Be sure to enter the code “WAKONDA” when you register.
The cost to volunteer is $160 per person. If you have any questions regarding the event and what volunteering entails, please contact Erin Gasbarro, the Solheim Cup Tournament Manager at erin.gasbarro@lpga.com or by calling 386-274-6247. 
 
Golf Shop Winter Hours
Monday – Tuesday:                          Golf Shop Closed
Wednesday - Saturday:                     10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Sunday:                                           12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
 
Golf Shop Phone (515) 285-1934
aaronk@wakondaclub.com / grantf@wakondaclub.com / sarahb@wakondaclub.com /  
danielw@wakondaclub.com