Iowa Transplant Open | Benefitting Team Iowa

Iowa Transplant Open

Benefitting Team Iowa

The Iowa Trans­plant Open was estab­lished to raise aware­ness of organ and tis­sue dona­tion, while sup­port­ing Team Iowa. Team Iowa team mem­bers sup­port the Open by vol­un­teer­ing the day of the event to assist with logis­tics and orga­ni­za­tion, as well as seek spon­sor­ships and auc­tion items. All funds raised from the Open will go toward Team Iowa’s par­tic­i­pa­tion in the 2024 Donate Life Trans­plant Games of America. 


Reg­is­ter today to secure your spot for this lim­it­ed capac­i­ty event! 

  • Check-in will begin at 9:00 am.
    • Warm-up balls will be pro­vid­ed at the Dri­ving Range pri­or to event start for all attendees.
    • Bag drop avail­able upon arrival with pre-assigned carts.
  • Shot­gun start at 9:30am. 
  • Lunch will be pro­vid­ed on the go by Bump’s Restaurant. 
  • Bev­er­age Cart avail­able to guests dur­ing event to pur­chase beverages/​snacks.
  • Silent Auc­tion
  • Post-event recep­tion will fol­low game play where awards will be pre­sent­ed for hole con­tests and over­all win­ners of the open. 

Tournament Contests

  • Wom­en’s Longest Putt
  • Wom­en’s Longest Drive
  • Men’s Longest Putt
  • Men’s Longest Drive
  • Hole in One
  • Clos­est to the Pin
  • Hap­py Gilmore Toss
  • Hap­py Gilmore Putt

Silent Auction

Below are some of the rules and reg­u­la­tions for tak­ing part in the silent auc­tion (these rules are still under review and may be changed at any time):

  • The silent auc­tion will take place online the week lead­ing up to the event.
    • Bids will be able to be placed dur­ing the week up until 4pm July 14th. Win­ners will be announced in-per­son and noti­fied via email.
  • Each item will have a descrip­tion, image and fair mar­ket val­ue. Each item will have a min­i­mum bid to start.
  • Once pay­ment is received the item will be avail­able for pick­up at the Iowa Donor Net­work office, or the item may be shipped.
    • If win­ner was bid­ding remote­ly and knows some­one attend­ing the event, the Team Man­ag­er or anoth­er autho­rized Team Iowa Mem­ber, will need ver­bal con­sent from win­ner to send the item home with that indi­vid­ual or the Team Man­ag­er will ship the item direct­ly to the win­ner the fol­low­ing week.

Post-Event Reception

3:00PM — Recep­tion Start
3:20PM — Thank You from Team Iowa Man­ag­er
3:25PM — Con­nect to Pur­pose
3:45PM — Announce­ment of Golf Con­tests & Tour­na­ment Win­ner
4:00PM — Announce­ment of Auc­tion Win­ners
4:00 – 4:30PM — Min­gle and Good­byes

*Times sub­ject to change based off play finish.


Vol­un­teer for this event to help sup­port the team!

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. Do we receive any swag?

A. Absolute­ly! Team Iowa is still con­sid­er­ing what this may be. Stay tuned!

Q. When is the last day I can register? 

A. The last day to reg­is­ter a team/​individual is July 8th.

Q. Is there an age lim­it on how young or old a com­peti­tor can be? 

A. No. But please check with your doc­tor first if you have concerns.

Q. Are there refunds? 

A. This is sit­u­a­tion­al. Please con­tact Anna Hobart at ahobart@​iadn.​org.

Q. Who should checks be made out to? 

A. Check con­tri­bu­tions for your team should be made out to Team Iowa. If reg­is­ter­ing a team/​individual part of a team be sure to add a note for which team you are part of. 

Q. Is my reg­is­tra­tion fee tax-deductible? 

A. No, your reg­is­tra­tion fee helps defray the costs of pro­duc­ing the event and is not con­sid­ered tax-deductible. How­ev­er, any amount that you choose to donate above the entry fee is tax-deductible.

Q. Will there be COVID Pre­cau­tions in place? 

A. Iowa Donor Net­work will be tak­ing into con­sid­er­a­tion CDC guide­lines, along with the John­son Coun­ty Pub­lic Health rec­om­men­da­tions for large in-per­son events as the date nears. Some pre­cau­tions such as masks, vac­ci­na­tions and num­ber of atten­dees may be con­sid­ered. Reg­u­la­tions on these items will be pro­vid­ed and com­mu­ni­cat­ed clos­er to the event by the Race Director.

Q. I still have ques­tions after read­ing this — who can I contact? 

A. No prob­lem — write us! ahobart@​iadn.​org

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