Join Us to Ring in the New Year
Our culinary team will be preparing a very special 3-course meal to ring in the New Year. Check out the details here
Help Your Junior Golfer Play Better Golf
Registration is now open for our Annual Junior Golf Instruction Program. Classes are limited to 14 players and take place each Tuesday from 4:30pm to 5:30pm. Details about the instruction schedule as well as the application for enrollment can be found here.
Register your Team for our All Team Scramble Tournament on September 26, 2021
This 4-person team event requires one player to tee off from each of our four tee boxes on every hole. So be sure to gather an A, B, C and D player to have some fun. The cost is $100 per person and includes use the practice range, 18-hole tournament and prizes. Tee times are from 8am to 2pm. To register, call the Golf Shop at 319.752.0004.
Yoga & Golf Instruction October/November Session Dates Set
We're offering two sessions - one on Tuesday evenings and another on Saturday mornings. Commit to 6 weeks of training and we're sure you'll feel better, be more flexible and play better golf. Registration is open now. Click here for details.
LAMBO'S ACCEPTING RESERVATIONS FOR MOTHER'S DAY BRUNCH
Come Enjoy Our Special Play All Day Rates in June
Treat your Mom to a special meal this Mother's Day at Lambo's. The food will be great and the service even better. View the menu.
BE SURE TO CHECK OUT OUR MIDWEEK TRAVEL DEAL
If you have flexible travel plans that allow you to enjoy a golf getaway on Tuesday/Wednesday, you'll want to check out our Midweek Travel Special. See the details here.
LAMBO'S NOW ACCEPTING RESERVATIONS FOR EASTER BRUNCH
Our culinary experts will be serving up lots of options on Easter Sunday. Eggs benedict, salmon bagel & salad, steak & eggs are just a few of the choices. Check out the menu here. Then phone Carmen at 319.752.0004 to make your reservations.
LAMBO'S INTRODUCES ITS NEW MENU
Our culinary team was hard at work during the off season to create a menu of tasty items to enjoy before or after your round. They'll be serving 7 days a week during the following times: Sunday-Thursday - 11am to 9pm; Friday-Saturday - 11am to 10pm. View our menu here.
2021 GOLF SEASON BEGINS ON MARCH 20, 2021
Saturday is the day you get to play your first round of the 2021 golf season. We can't wait to welcome you back.
JOIN US TO CELEBRATE ST. PATRICK'S DAY ON MARCH 17, 2021
We're celebrating the Irish in everyone from 5-9pm on Wednesday, March 17. Come enjoy corned beef & cabbage, special green drinks and fun at the Toptracer Range. If you wear green, you'll be entered into our raffle for great prizes.
Purchase your 2021 Spirit Hollow Golf Card in December and you'll save $50 off the regular price of $200. The golf card entitles you to special rates on golf, meals, merchandise and range balls.
2021 SPIRIT HOLLOW GOLF CARD ON SALE THROUGH DECEMBER 31, 2020
YOGA & GOLF TRAINING SERIES - DECEMBER/JANUARY
Our next Yoga & Golf Training session begins on Decemer 5, 2020. This six-week series combines yoga training lead by certified SIYI instructor Sylvia Thomas and golf instruction at our Toptracer Range lead by PGA Professional Brian Lorena. The six-week series costs only $99 per person. Registration is required. See the details here.
2020 SHANKOPOTAMUS WINTER LEAGUE REGISTRATION OPEN
YOGA & GOLF TRAINING SERIES STARTS SOON
Certified SIYI instructor Sylvia Thomas will provide an hour of yoga instruction designed to help your range and flexibility. Yoga training is followed by golf instruction at our Toptracer Range provided by PGA Professional Brian Lorenz & Brian Kuddes. This 6-week training session is held every Saturday beginning on October 17, 2020. Click here for more details
YOGA & GOLF TRAINING SESSIONS SCHEDULED FOR SEPTEMBER
Join us September 9, 16 and 25 for our Yoga & Golf training sessions from 6-8am. Yoga is taught by certified SIYI instructor Sylvia Thomas, golf instruction by PGA professionals Brian Lorenz and Brian Kuddes. Cost for the 3 session is $150, plus tax. Phone the Golf Shop at 319.752.0004, ext. 1 to register.
PATRIOT DAY SCRAMBLE COMING ON SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 2020
Join us for our Patriot Day golf event. Format is a 4-person team scramble. View all details here.
EVERY TEE TOURNAMENT - SUNDAY, AUGUST 9, 2020
Our Every Tee tournament was a rousing success with a full field of players hitting off every tee. Brian Jewett, Jason Phillips, Jason Carolson & Darren Wander took home the first place prize of $100 each in the Championship Flight with a score of 54. In the First Flight, the winning team was the Peel family - Scott, Jeff, Bob and Carl whose score totaled 60. View all results here.
FOURTH OF JULY TOURNMENT ON JULY 5, 2020
A great time was had by all the teams who participated in our 4th of July tournament on July 5th. The scramble format produced a winning score of 57, but not only after a scorecard playoff. Congratulations to Reese Garnjobst, McGuide Eden, Eric Spurgettis and John Callahan - you are the champions! To view the final results, visit here.
Test your golf skills during our Shankopotamus Saturday tournaments and experience some of the world's best golf courses without leaving Iowa. We've teed up events at Bethpage Black, Pebble Beach, Spirit Hollow and Royal St. George.. You'll find play dates and other information here.
Be sure to join us for our July 4th Golf Tournament being held on July 5th. It's a 4-person scramble format. Tee times available from 8am until 2pm.
View all the details here.
Learn to play better golf and enjoy a great while too during our 2020 Lunch & Learn sessions. Each session focuses on one aspect of the game. The first session featuring pitching instruction is on June 26, 2020. Learn all information here.
SHANKOPOTAMUS GOLF ACADEMY POWERED BY TOPTRACER RANGE NEW HOURS
Here's our new hours at the Shankopotamus Golf Academy
Sunday - Monday 7am to 9pm
Tuesday 10am to 9pm
Wednesday - Thursday 7am to 9pm
Friday - Saturday 7am to 10pm
LAMBO'S & SHANKOPOTAMUS GOLF ACADEMY TO REOPEN ON MAY 17, 2020
With the COVID mandate lifted, Lambo's and the Shankopotamus Golf Academy will officially reopen on Sunday, May 17, 2020.
Lambo's hours are: Sunday - Thursday from 11am to 9pm; Friday-Saturday from 11am to 10pm. Dinner menu items will not be available until June 1, 2020.
The restaurant will operate at 50% capacity to ensure physical distancing transpires. We encourage you to make reservations. Additionally, we would prefer the use of credit/debit cards for payment to avoid unnecessary handling of cash.
The Shankopotamus Golf Academy hours are: Sunday-Thursday - 7am to 9pm; Friday-Saturday - 7am to 10pm. Reservations are required.
SPIRIT HOLLOW FEATURED IN MIDWEST GOLFING MAGAZINE - May 2020
The editors from Midwest Golfing Magazine had a great time during their recent visit to Spirit Hollow. Read their take on the #1 Best Course to Play in Iowa from their Spring 2020 issue by visiting here.
COVID-19 UPDATE - April 2020
At Spirit Hollow, our golf course, lodge and cabins are open to visitors, no matter your home State. Golf play begins at 7am and ends at dusk. The Shankopotamus Golf Academy and Lambo's are closed until the mandate is lifted by the Governor. Until then, the culinary team is offering take-out specials and regular menu items for pick-up Tuesday through Sunday from 4pm until 7pm. If you have questions, please phone the Golf Shop at 319.752.0004.