Wakonda Club, founded in 1922, is a private, member-owned golf and country club located in the heart of Des Moines, Iowa. Wakonda is known as a welcoming and friendly club. Wakonda Club prides itself on its professional and courteous staff, beautiful golf course, clay tennis courts, pool oasis and clubhouse that serves as the base for active dining and social activities. We look for individuals who are passionate about hospitality and providing genuine service to our members and fellow employees.


  • Breathtaking 360-degree views of our William Langford designed, 18-hole golf course and scenic downtown skyline
  • Located just minutes from a vibrant Downtown and historic residential neighborhood
  • Clay court complex with dedicated patio & professional shop
  • Multi-pool aquatics area, complete with lap swim area, Tiki Bar & Snack Bar
  • Celebrated culinary team that focuses on locally sourced products, house-made desserts & pasta, and elevated experiences
  • Clubhouse features newly renovated event spaces with more than a dozen indoor private room combinations for members' professional and personal needs