2015 Waterloo Open
82nd Annual Greater Cedar Valley Jaycees’ Waterloo Open Golf Classic
July 16th – 19th, 2015
Welcome to the 82nd Annual Greater Cedar Valley Jaycees’ Waterloo Open! The Waterloo Open is the largest and longest-running professional tournament in Iowa.
We will be live-tweeting during the final round of the Open. Follow us on Twitter @waterlooopen or check back here for live results.
This year’s event will begin at South Hills Golf Course on Wednesday with the 12th Annual Don Narveson Youth Golf Clinic. This program is offered to any child under the age of 17. It includes golf instruction from several professionals from this year’s Open field. The Youth Clinic includes a free lunch and door prizes. Please click on the Youth Clinic link for more information about that part of the Waterloo Open.
The Pro/Sponsor event will be held on Thursday at Irv Warren Memorial Golf Course at Byrnes Park. This event consists of approximately 60 teams that include one professional and four sponsor players. Each player plays his or her own ball on every hole, and the three low net scores on each hole are used to calculate the team score. Winning teams in each flight will be awarded with gift certificates to the Irv Warren Memorial Pro Shop, while the professionals are awarded cash prizes.
The amateur tournament, which begins on Friday, July 17th, showcases all three of Waterloo’s public golf courses. All participants play a qualifying round at Gates Park Golf Course and South Hills Golf Course on Friday and Saturday. Using the combined scores at both courses, the low 36 and ties from the Amateur Division and the low 4 rounds plus ties from the Senior Division will join their professional counterparts on Sunday at Irv Warren Memorial Golf Course for the final round. Amateurs are awarded gift certificates to one of the three local Pro Shops.
The professional tournament will be a three day event, starting on Friday, July 17th! 192 professional golfers from around the world will tee it up with their sights set on the $55,000 first place prize. Competitors will either play Friday morning/Saturday afternoon or Friday afternoon/Saturday morning. The low 50 scores, plus ties, advance to Sunday’s final round.