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2024 Iowa Children’s Open Highlights

Highlights from the 2024 Iowa Children’s Open

Last week, The Iowa Children’s Museum hosted the 2024 Iowa Children’s Open at Brown Deer Golf Club, and we couldn’t have asked for a more perfect day! The weather was gorgeous and the spirit of giving was in full swing. Thanks to the incredible support of our sponsors, volunteers, and players, we are thrilled to announce that we exceeded our $45,000 fundraising goal!

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Making a Difference

The funds raised from this tournament are vital in supporting our accessibility initiatives, ensuring that all children can engage in hands-on learning experiences at The Iowa Children’s Museum. These initiatives help us bring creativity, exploration, and joy to every child in our community.

Thank You to Our Sponsors and Volunteers

A huge thank you goes out to our presenting sponsors, Advantage and United Iowa Financial, whose generous support made this event possible. Click here to view the full list of sponsors.

To our dedicated volunteers and players, your participation and energy truly made this event a memorable success. We couldn’t have done it without you!

We also want to extend our gratitude to the Brown Deer Golf Club staff for their exceptional service and hospitality.

And the Winners Are…

We are excited to celebrate the winning teams in each flight category as well as our flag event winners:

Championship Flight Team
1st Team Derick Schroeder
2nd Blythe-VanSloten-Duncan-Boffeli
3rd Muhlenbruch-Boeke-Pratt-Muhlenbruch
1st Flight Team
1st Keune-Cariens-Burrier-Behounek
2nd Barnes-Wallace-Lester-Budmayr
3rd Akers-Walters-Schropp-Vilhauer
2nd Flight Team
1st Wachendorf-Wachendorf-Mahon-Mahon
2nd Wagner-Lehman-Potter-Driscoll
3rd Flynn-Shewmaker-Selix-Blum
3rd Flight Team
1st McAfee-Wall-Madsen-Gulick
2nd Slager-Evans-Watkins-Morelock
3rd Richter-Rich-Upchurch-Brown

Flag Event Winner
Closest 2nd Shot Joe Jay
Closest to the Pin in Two Jay Heckart
Closest to the Pin in Two Heath Boeke
Closest to the pin (Women) Julie Driscoll
Long Drive (Women) Lynsey Yokum
Long Putt (Men & Women) Team Kuene
Closest to the Pin (Men) Nick Kaeding
Long Drive (Men) Ethan Bachinski
Closest to the Pin (Men & Women) Jesse Evans
Closest to the Pin (Men & Women) Shane Morelock
Long Putt (Men & Women) Derick Schroeder
Closest to Pin (Men & Women) Logan Schropp
Shortest Drive (Men & Women) Jackie Kleppe
Putting Contest Tom Lynch
Chipping Contest Zach Schladetzky

See You Next Year

We look forward to seeing everyone again at the 2025 Iowa Children’s Open! Thank you once again for making this an event to remember. Together, we are driving change and making a lasting impact in our community.

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