I registered online, but I do not see my name in the field. Am I entered?

The field is updated on our website weekly from late May through early July. As the event gets closer and begins to fill up, these updates will be more frequent. If you have sent in your information and your name is not on the website within a week, please contact the appropriate chairperson for additional information.

Can I get a refund if I need to withdraw from the tournament?

Refunds will be given if the withdrawal notification is given before Friday, July 14th at 5:00 p.m. CST. All withdrawals are subject to a $10 administration fee.

If the tournament is full can I get on a waiting list?

Yes. Once the field is full, we will begin a waiting list and golfers on that list will be contacted in the order of that list when there is an opening.

What is the closest airport to fly to?

  1. Waterloo Regional Airport
  2. Eastern Iowa Airport (Cedar Rapids) – about 1 hour drive
  3. Des Moines – about 2 hour drive
  4. Quad Cities (Moline, IL) – about 2.25 hour drive

Mason City, IA and Dubuque, IA both have airports, and are less than 2 hours away from Waterloo. Both are served by fewer carriers than the three listed below Waterloo Regional Airport.

Is there housing available for visiting Pros?

Visit the hotel information page on this site for a list of area hotels.

Can Pros play a practice round on Wednesday before the tournament?

Irv Warren Memorial Golf Course will be open to the public (including professionals) for practice rounds on Wednesday, July 19th, all day.  The Pro-Sponsor event is another great opportunity for Pros to get in a practice round.

Is there a range at Irv Warren Golf Course?

Yes, but you have to supply your own range balls. Cedar Valley Golf Center is located at 1850 W Ridgeway Ave, Waterloo, IA 50701, which is about 1.5 miles from Irv Warren Golf Course and they have a range where you can buy a bucket of balls.

Can I request a tee time?

All golfers have the opportunity to indicate a preferred tee time when submitting their entry, and those time ranges are all "first come first served," based on when the entry was received by the tournament committee. Indicated tee time preferences are not guaranteed. Special needs for specific tee times should be brought to the attention of the pro co-chairs and every effort will be made to accommodate those requests.

Can Pros wear shorts?

No. Trousers are required for all Professionals, during the Pro/sponsor event as well as the Professional Open Tournament.

Do you supply Caddies?

Caddies can be reserved for the first and second rounds on Friday and Saturday for a  fee . Caddies will only be provided to golfers who preregister by paying the caddie fee during the registration process. All caddies, whether provided by the tournament or by the Pro himself, are required to wear smocks, which are provided by the tournament.

Can I use an electronic range finder?

Distance Only electronic range finders are allowed. Players will be asked to show rules officials their device to ensure that it is compliant with the rules.