2017 Schedule of Events


Tuesday, June 6

  • BNY Mellon Pro-Am (closed to the public – view pairings here)
  • Cocktails with the Classic presented by Bankers Trust: 6 – 9 p.m.
    (invitation-only event; formerly known as the Pairings Party)
    Prairie Meadows Event & Conference Center
    1 Prairie Meadows Drive
    Altoona, IA 50009

Wednesday, June 7 – Prairie Meadows Day

  • Gates Open: 7 a.m.
  • Pro-Am Tee Times: 7 – 9:10 a.m. and 12:30 – 2:40 p.m.

Thursday, June 8 – UnitedHealthcare Day

  • Gates Open: 7 a.m.
  • Pro-Am Tee Times: 7 – 9:10 a.m. and 12:30 – 2:40 p.m.
  • Junior Golf Clinic presented by Wells Fargo and The First Tee of Central Iowa: 4 – 5:30 p.m. at Wakonda driving range; to learn more and register, please click here.
  • Jesper Parnevik Autograph Signing with Cobra Puma Golf: 4-6 p.m. at Scheels Jordan Creek Town Center location in West Des Moines; open to public

Friday, June 9 – Polk County Day

  • Gates Open: 8:30 a.m.
    First 5,000 spectators receive a free pedometer courtesy of UnitedHealthcare
    First 500 spectators receive a PopSocket phone stand courtesy of Polk County
  • First Round Tournament Play, Tee Times: 9:30 – 11:30 a.m.
  • Blank Children’s Hospital “Steps for Charity Challenge” (Day 1)
  • Networking on the Green Event: 7 – 9:30 a.m. in Wakonda Clubhouse; tickets available here.
  • Mercy Women’s Day Event: 11 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. in Wakonda Clubhouse (private, invitation-only event)
  • Hornitos Hacienda Happy Hour: 3 – 4:30 p.m. at 17th Hole
  • TV coverage: 6-8 p.m. on Golf Channel (via same-day tape delay)

Saturday, June 10 – Blank Children’s Hospital Family Day

  • Gates Open: 8:30 a.m.
    First 5,000 spectators receive a free pedometer courtesy of UnitedHealthcare
    First 500 spectators receive a bobblehead of Jesper Parnevik courtesy of Cobra Puma Golf
  • Second Round Tournament Play, Tee Times: 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
  • Blank Children’s Hospital “Steps for Charity Challenge” (Day 2)
  • Hornitos Hacienda Happy Hour: 3 – 4:30 p.m. at 17th Hole
  • TV coverage: 6-8 p.m. on Golf Channel (via same-day tape delay)

Sunday, June 11 – Military Appreciation Day

Sponsored by American Equity Investment Life Insurance Co. and Casey’s General Stores

  • Gates Open: 8:30 a.m.
    First 500 spectators receive a free bobblehead of defending champion Scott McCarron
  • Championship Round Tournament Play, Tee Times: 9:30 – 11:30 a.m.
  • Hornitos Hacienda Happy Hour: 3 – 4:30 p.m. at 17th Hole
  • Trophy Presentation: following conclusion of play on 18th green
  • TV coverage: 6-8 p.m. on Golf Channel (via same-day tape delay)