Grinnell College GC’s John Shawver Named PGA Pro of the Year

Grinnell College Golf Coure’s John Shawver was named PGA Pro of the Year by the Iowa Golf Association. You can see all recipients of the IGA’s annual awards here. John’s nomination letter can be found here:
PGA Professional of the Year

Grinnell Retains Cup

Grinnell College Golf Course 12.5,  Stone Creek Golf Club 11.5

Our Men’s Ryder Cup team visited Stone Creek Golf Club (Williamsburg, IA) yesterday to participate in the event’s 13th competition.  GCGC participants were treated to 27 holes of golf, breakfast, lunch, and dinner in Stone Creek’s recently remodeled clubhouse.

Grinnell retained the cup by winning 12.5 to 11.5 in the 24 matches.  This brings the team’s record to 6-7 vs Stone Creek, but this also marks the team’s 5th consecutive win!

Grinnell was represented by John LaCasse, Jeff Millet, Shane Hart, Peter Marsho, Zeb Rutledge, Chris Zug, Nick Peiffer, Brett McGriff, John German, Dave Smith, Alex Olsen, and Dave Miller.

Williamsburg was represented by Tate DeMeulnare, Terry Jack, Chad Driscoll, Ryan Burns, Mike McCallister, Danny Maas, Colby Jacoby, Jay Gruenwald, Holden Blythe, Brad Shaeffer, Jay Slings, Ryan Doehrmann, and Todd Subbert

Light the Night

We welcome you to come and participate in the Light the Night Challenge.  The closest thing resembling this event would be those of you that have tried Topgolf.  We will light up our 9th hole teeing area and green for this one…  Event Rules will be as follows:

  • Begins at 9 pm on Tue, July 3rd.
  • 1 Hole Player vs Player Match Play
  • No ties; tiebreaker is decided by whomever was closer to the pin in regulation
  • Single Elimination
  • Entry Fee:  $25
  • Field:  The first 32 paid entrants
  • Prizes:  A purse based on the final field will be communicated.

We will have a DJ playing music, an Emcee announcing, and all the fun you can handle!

Dueling Pianos

Dueling Pianos, Friday June 22nd from 8:30 PM to 11:30 PM.

Come to Grinnell College Golf Course and listen to Midwest Dueling Pianos perform the songs you know and love!  Doors open at 7 pm.  No cover charge!

Pool Opening!

The Pool is Opening Saturday, May 26th!

Come swim away, come swim away, come swim away with meeeee.

We will be opening at noon on Saturday.  Our hours will be Noon to 7 pm on weekends until school is out, at which time we’ll go to Noon-7 pm 7 days/week.

Want to know about pool events?  Join our pool text group by texting GRINNELL to 71441.

Rates for the season are $4/person, $75 for an individual season pass, or $150 for the entire family.


Couples Twilight This Saturday

Couples Twilight, Saturday May 19th at 5:30 pm.


  • Golf:  We’ll play “Divorce”.  Played in 6-somes.  2 Couples play scramble while 1 couple plays alternate shot.  Add both scores together for the total on the hole.  The couple playing alternate shot will rotate each hole.
  • Food:  We’ll have some bar food coming from Lonnski’s Pub & Deli
  • Prizes:  We’ll flight the event based on the number of teams and have hole prizes

Sign up at a couple, 4-some, or 6-some and we’ll help pair you up accordingly.  Questions?  Call/Text 641-236-3590 or email

Burgers and Wings

We’ll have a Burger and Wings buffet available from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm Friday, April 20th.  The Lounge will be open from 4:30 pm to Close.  Come as you are, and all are welcome!

Fall at GCGC

Birds Eye View of Fall at GCGC


Click on the photo to see the aerial views of our trees changing colors



Brunch with Santa

Brunch with Santa

Come have Brunch with Santa on Saturday Dec 2nd.

You’ll enjoy a light brunch, decorate a cookie, sip real hot chocolate, create a craft, listen to a story by Santa, and have your picture taken.  Brunch will be served from 9 am -11 am with the crafts and story time to follow.  You will also enjoy a free gift when shopping at one of our downtown retailers following the event.  The cost of the event is $15/person.  Please RSVP accordingly:

$1 Golf @ Grinnell College Golf Course

$1 Golf @ Grinnell College Golf Course

Friday, Sept 22 is the first day of fall and we’ll be starting an unheard of golf special for the remainder of the year.  Our guests will pay $1 per hole played (plus tax).  Simply print this off as a coupon or show this post from your smartphone and our staff will process your payment.

Only time for 5 holes after work? Just pay $5.35.  Want to do a golf-a-thon of 36 holes?  Just pay $38.52

Tee times can be made via ,emailing, or by calling 641-236-3590.