The Preserve on Rathbun Lake

The Preserve on Rathbun Lake Tee off at our 18-hole championship golf course: The Preserve on Rathbun Lake.
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The Preserve is located within the rolling landscape of Honey Creek Resort State Park, nestled on 850 acres bordering Rathbun Lake in South Central Iowa. This perfect union of golf, resort and recreation will showcase will showcase Iowa’s commitment to preserving its natural resources as well as it’s passion for the game of golf. Multiple tees offer an adequate challenge for the experienced golfer and enjoyable for those less competitive, making The Preserve a perfect fit for you and your guests. We are committed to providing our guests with a unique experience where hospitality and trust are the conrnerstones of business.

06/17/2020

Hey Golfers!!! We have rescheduled the "Cabin Fever" 4-person Best shot at The Preserve for Sunday June 28th at 10 AM.

Cost is $60/player in includes golf, cart, prizes, lunch and a FREE round of golf

Call The Preserve Golf Shop at 641 724 1400 to sign up your team. Field limited to the first 28 teams!!

thx DF

06/05/2020

The Preserve is now open!!! Tee times are mandatory at this time so please call the pro shop to schedule a tee time. 641 -724-1400.

We have some great events coming up in the month of June. Call the pro shop to sign up for any of these events.

The Preserve Pro-Am is next Friday, June 12th. Tee times are available from 9-11:30 for this event. 3-person amateur teams and a pro will be assigned to your group. Cost is $90/player and includes: Golf, cart, food and prizes.

The Preserve Junior Clinic is Monday, June 22nd - Thursday, June 25th from 9-10:30 each day. Cost is $40/participant and includes: Professional instruction, games, food, prizes, an end of clinic tournament and most of all fun! Ages 5-17 are welcome.

Ladies Clinic starts Tuesday, June 23rd. Sessions will be held on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5:15-7 with golf afterwards. Cost is $135/participant and includes: Professional instruction, free golf and cart, and an end of clinic party!

We are still hopeful for a great season at The Preserve so give us a call with any questions and lets play some golf!

After careful consideration with Iowa State Parks and public health officials, we have decided to temporarily close our ...
03/21/2020

After careful consideration with Iowa State Parks and public health officials, we have decided to temporarily close our golf course, beginning Sunday, March 22 and we will re-open Friday, May 15th.

The safety and well-being of our guests is always our top priority and we hope this temporary closure supports the national and global effort. We look forward to seeing you back on the course soon!

Thank you for your understanding and please stay safe.

Sincerely,
The Preserve on Rathbun Lake Management

Mark your calendars for SUNDAY, APRIL 5TH, when we host our first tournament of the season-Cabin Fever Spring Scramble! ...
03/09/2020

Mark your calendars for SUNDAY, APRIL 5TH, when we host our first tournament of the season-Cabin Fever Spring Scramble!

When: Sunday, April 5th, 2020
Time: 10AM (Shotgun start)
Prices: $60/player (Non-Season Pass holders)
$30/player (Season Pass holders)
Team: 4 person best shot

*Format is multiple 8” cups and varying tee boxes
*Prizes, lunch, and a FREE round of golf include in entry fee

Call us at 641-724-1400 to sign up and for more information! See you in less than a month👍

Happy Friday! Did you know you can stay at the resort and play unlimited golf? It's true!Our ULTIMATE GOLF PACKAGE inclu...
03/06/2020

Happy Friday!

Did you know you can stay at the resort and play unlimited golf? It's true!

Our ULTIMATE GOLF PACKAGE includes a room in the lodge or in a cottage, UNLIMITED golf at our course, a golf cart, and a pro shop gift for each person! This is an incredible deal!

This package is available now, so give us a call at 641.724.1400, to book and set up your tee time!

If you are looking for something fun to do this weekend, make a tee time! The weather is supposed to be good, so we hope to see you out here!

The moment you have been waiting for.....WE ARE OPENING at 11:00AM THIS SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 29TH for the season!! The wee...
02/27/2020

The moment you have been waiting for.....

WE ARE OPENING at 11:00AM THIS SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 29TH for the season!!

The weekend forecast looks beautiful, so make your tee time and join us for opening day!

Here are our rates (effective February 29-March 22):
*Weekdays (Monday-Thursday): $35 plus tax golf and cart
*Weekends (Friday-Sunday): $40 plus tax (golf and cart)
*Any day 18 hole replay: $20 plus tax (golf and cart)
**Make note: Beginning March 23 we will switch back to our posted off season rates.

Call us at 641.724.1400 to reserve your tee time!
For more information, click here:
https://www.honeycreekresort.com/golf?utm_source=silverpop&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=golf_course_opening&spMailingID=41889122&spUserID=MTAyMzk3MjU3MTQ1NwS2&spJobID=1702345734&spReportId=MTcwMjM0NTczNAS2

Spring is in the air, which means our GOLF COURSE IS OPENING SOON!Mark your calendars for MARCH 2ND! We will be open fro...
02/21/2020

Spring is in the air, which means our GOLF COURSE IS OPENING SOON!

Mark your calendars for MARCH 2ND! We will be open from 7:00AM-6:00PM (weather permitting).

Hours of Operation this year:
*March 2 - April 16
7:00 AM-6:00 PM (weather permitting)
*April 17 - September 13
6:30 AM- 8:30 PM (weather permitting)
*September 14 - October 31
7:00 AM-6:00 PM (weather permitting)

We look forward to seeing you all this 2020 season!!
For more information, click here:
https://www.honeycreekresort.com/golf

If your dream getaway involves golfing at a championship golf course in the rolling hills of Iowa, we have the golf pack...
02/11/2020

If your dream getaway involves golfing at a championship golf course in the rolling hills of Iowa, we have the golf package for you!

Introducing our ULTIMATE GOLF PACKAGE!
By purchasing this package, you will receive:
*A lodge room at The Lodge on Rathbun Lake or cottage
*Unlimited golf
*Golf cart
*A Pro Shop gift for each person

This package is available March 1 - September 6, 2020. Book yours today by calling us at: 641-724-1400 (ask for the Ultimate Golf Package)! We hope to see you on the course this year!

For more information, click here: https://www.honeycreekresort.com/stay/golf-packages

01/15/2020

Right now at The Preserve if you buy a dozen 2019 Titleist Pro V1, Pro V1x or AVX golf balls you will receive a round of golf($50 value) for free! Come on out and take advantage of this great deal while supplies last.

12/23/2019

Happy Holidays! The Preserve will be open until noon on Christmas Eve for any last minute gifts. Feel free to call or stop by. We will also ship anything for free. 641-724-1400

Holiday lesson special with Ben Splichal, PGA. $25/lesson. No limit and they do not expire. This is a great gift idea for the golfer in your family or if you are in need of lessons.

The weather looks nice. Walking only. $10 for 9 holes or $20 for 18 holes.

Have a Merry Christmas from all of us at The Preserve!

The Iowa PGA Pass is a great idea for a stocking stuffer. Use the code THEPRESERVE to receive $10 off the booklet. If yo...
12/20/2019

The Iowa PGA Pass is a great idea for a stocking stuffer. Use the code THEPRESERVE to receive $10 off the booklet. If you or you know someone that travels around the state to play you need this book. It offers discounted green fees, cart and merchandise at participating courses. Click on the link to purchase or check it out.

https://iowapgagolfpass.com/ref/THEPRESERVE/

12/06/2019

Happy Holidays everyone! Holiday Pricing is now available on all 2020 GOLF season passes and punch cards. As an added bonus when you purchase 2 of the same Punch Card at holiday pricing we will give you the next lower card free. Call the golf shop at 641 724 1400 for more details.

PLUS, we will be running some aggressive specials on merchandise through Christmas!!

All ProVs - $44.99/dz (retail $60)
All TP5/TP5x - $39.99 (retail $56)
All Merchandise - 20% off

** Free shipping on all sales to continental US.

Shop Hours M - F, 9A - 5P

Thx DF

12/02/2019

Happy Cyber Monday! We want to extend our Black Friday pricing on all season passes. This sale is on season passes only and is valid until 5pm today. Come in or give us a call to take advantage of this great deal. 641-724-1400

The 2020 Iowa PGA Golf Booklet is now on sale. This is a good way to play at great golf courses in Iowa at inexpensive p...
12/02/2019

The 2020 Iowa PGA Golf Booklet is now on sale. This is a good way to play at great golf courses in Iowa at inexpensive prices. Use the code THEPRESERVE to get $10 off. You can purchase the booklet by going to www.iowapgagolfpass.com. A portion of the booklet fee goes to The American Cancer Society.

We have some great Christmas gifts in stock here in the pro shop for our Black Friday sale. Titleist and Taylormade club...
11/23/2019

We have some great Christmas gifts in stock here in the pro shop for our Black Friday sale. Titleist and Taylormade clubs, Taylormade Junior sets, select sizes of Footjoy and Adidas shoes and a wide variety of mens and womens apparel. Come on out next weekend to take advantage of these great deals. If you cannot stop in we will ship for free. Just give us a call during the sale hours. 641-724-1400

The Preserve on Rathbun Lake
11/20/2019

The Preserve on Rathbun Lake

Our annual Black Friday starts next Friday. Great deals for Christmas shopping and to take advantage of your 2020 season pass or punch card. If you purchase any merchandise in person you will be entered for the free punch card drawing. If you are unable to stop by - no problem. Please just give us a call during the sale hours and we will take care of you over the phone.

If the weather is nice we will have 1/2 price green fees and cart all weekend.

Please call with any questions. 641-724-1400

Our annual Black Friday starts next Friday. Great deals for Christmas shopping and to take advantage of your 2020 season...
11/20/2019

Our annual Black Friday starts next Friday. Great deals for Christmas shopping and to take advantage of your 2020 season pass or punch card. If you purchase any merchandise in person you will be entered for the free punch card drawing. If you are unable to stop by - no problem. Please just give us a call during the sale hours and we will take care of you over the phone.

If the weather is nice we will have 1/2 price green fees and cart all weekend.

Please call with any questions. 641-724-1400

11/15/2019
The Preserve on Rathbun Lake

The Preserve on Rathbun Lake

Our annual Black Friday sale is only 2 weeks away. We have great deals on all season passes and punch cards along with merchandise sales. This sale is valid from Friday, November 29th - Sunday, December 1st.

Also, if you or you know someone that is in need of lessons their will be a $25 lesson special with Ben Splichal, PGA. No limit and they do not expire.

Can't stop in? No problem. Just give us a call during the sale dates and we will send you your pass, punch card or merchandise for free.

Please call with any questions. 641-724-1400

11/15/2019

Our annual Black Friday sale is only 2 weeks away. We have great deals on all season passes and punch cards along with merchandise sales. This sale is valid from Friday, November 29th - Sunday, December 1st.

Also, if you or you know someone that is in need of lessons their will be a $25 lesson special with Ben Splichal, PGA. No limit and they do not expire.

Can't stop in? No problem. Just give us a call during the sale dates and we will send you your pass, punch card or merchandise for free.

Please call with any questions. 641-724-1400

The Preserve on Rathbun Lake
10/19/2019

The Preserve on Rathbun Lake

The weather looks good for The 7th Annual Frostbite Open this Sunday. This is our last event of the season folks. We will be giving away great prizes for this one. Call the pro shop to sign your team up! 641-724-1400.

We still have some spots left for this Sunday. We will be giving out great prizes. Please give us a call to sign your te...
10/18/2019

We still have some spots left for this Sunday. We will be giving out great prizes. Please give us a call to sign your team up. The weather is going to be great! 641-724-1400

The weather looks good for The 7th Annual Frostbite Open this Sunday. This is our last event of the season folks. We will be giving away great prizes for this one. Call the pro shop to sign your team up! 641-724-1400.

The Preserve on Rathbun Lake
10/14/2019

The Preserve on Rathbun Lake

The weather looks good for The 7th Annual Frostbite Open this Sunday. This is our last event of the season folks. We will be giving away great prizes for this one. Call the pro shop to sign your team up! 641-724-1400.

The weather looks good for The 7th Annual Frostbite Open this Sunday. This is our last event of the season folks. We wil...
10/14/2019

The weather looks good for The 7th Annual Frostbite Open this Sunday. This is our last event of the season folks. We will be giving away great prizes for this one. Call the pro shop to sign your team up! 641-724-1400.

Thanks to all who participated in the Par 3 & Putting Tournament yesterday and congrats to this year's winners Colton Be...
08/19/2019

Thanks to all who participated in the Par 3 & Putting Tournament yesterday and congrats to this year's winners Colton Belloma, Jim Underwood, Alex Belloma and Keith Sales. A good time was had by all. Next up is The 2-Person Ryder Cup on Sunday, September 15th. Give us a call to sign your team up. 641-724-1400

We have some new friends that showed up today. They do not have collars and we are asking if anyone recognizes these dog...
08/19/2019

We have some new friends that showed up today. They do not have collars and we are asking if anyone recognizes these dogs so we can get them back to their owners. Any info would be appreciated. Thank you. 641-724-1400

08/16/2019
The Preserve on Rathbun Lake

The Preserve on Rathbun Lake

We need teams for the Par 3 Tournament this Sunday. The format is a 4-Person Best Shot. All 18 holes will be par 3's. 11am Shotgun start with a putting challenge starting at 10am. The cost is $50/player and includes: Golf, cart, food, prizes, putting challenge and a free round of golf. We will have walking tacos for lunch! Call to sign your team up. 641-724-1400

08/16/2019

We need teams for the Par 3 Tournament this Sunday. The format is a 4-Person Best Shot. All 18 holes will be par 3's. 11am Shotgun start with a putting challenge starting at 10am. The cost is $50/player and includes: Golf, cart, food, prizes, putting challenge and a free round of golf. We will have walking tacos for lunch! Call to sign your team up. 641-724-1400

08/06/2019
The Preserve on Rathbun Lake

The Preserve on Rathbun Lake

The Preserve Par 3 Tournament is Sunday, August 11th. 10am Start. 4-Person best shot. Cost is $60/player and includes: Golf, cart, prizes, food and a free round of golf. All 18 holes will be turned into par 3's. Please give us a call to sign your team up. 641-724-1400

08/02/2019

The Preserve Par 3 Tournament is Sunday, August 11th. 10am Start. 4-Person best shot. Cost is $60/player and includes: Golf, cart, prizes, food and a free round of golf. All 18 holes will be turned into par 3's. Please give us a call to sign your team up. 641-724-1400

07/18/2019

The Pay it Forward Golf Tournament that was scheduled for tomorrow has been postponed to next Friday the 26th at 12pm. If you would like to sign up or have any questions please call the pro shop. 641-724-1400 Sorry for any inconvenience.

The Preserve on Rathbun Lake
07/04/2019

The Preserve on Rathbun Lake

Patriot Golf Day is this Sunday, July 7th. The format is a 4-person best shot. 10am Shotgun start. Cost is $60/player and includes: Golf, cart, food, prizes and a free round of golf. Proceeds will be donated to The Folds of Honor Foundation which gives educational scholarships to families of disabled veterans and fallen soldiers. Give us a call to sign your team up today. 641-724-1400

Patriot Golf Day is this Sunday, July 7th. The format is a 4-person best shot. 10am Shotgun start. Cost is $60/player an...
07/01/2019

Patriot Golf Day is this Sunday, July 7th. The format is a 4-person best shot. 10am Shotgun start. Cost is $60/player and includes: Golf, cart, food, prizes and a free round of golf. Proceeds will be donated to The Folds of Honor Foundation which gives educational scholarships to families of disabled veterans and fallen soldiers. Give us a call to sign your team up today. 641-724-1400

The Preserve on Rathbun Lake
06/03/2019

The Preserve on Rathbun Lake

The Preserve Junior Clinic is June 10th-13th. This 4 day program includes: Professional instruction, golf, games, prizes, food and fun. The cost is $40/junior. Their will be a tournament on the last day as well. Please call us to sign your child up. 641-724-1400

Address

12633 Resort Dr
Moravia, IA
52571

General information

An 18-hole championship golf course, The Preserve on Rathbun Lake is consistently ranked among the top 5 public courses in the state, is suited for golfers of every skill level with 5 sets of tees and generous fairways, and offers lessons, clinics, and club fittings by two PGA Golf Professionals. The 7000-yard course meanders through scenic prairie and oak savannas and is located right next to Honey Creek Resort on Rathbun Lake. The Preserve is also Audubon-certified in recognition of its sustainable practices. On site practice facility available as well as a fully stocked, award winning Golf Shop and lite food and beverage service

Opening Hours

Monday 07:00 - 20:00
Tuesday 07:00 - 20:00
Wednesday 07:00 - 20:00
Thursday 07:00 - 20:00
Friday 07:00 - 20:00
Saturday 07:00 - 20:00
Sunday 07:00 - 20:00

Telephone

(641) 724-1400

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Golfed 27 there today. What an amazing course!!! Can't wait to play there again when it's all green. Ya'll have an amazing facility. Be proud.
Don’t forget to sign up for the FROSTBITE OPEN 4-person Scramble Sunday Oct 20 at The Preserve.. 10 AM start .. entry fee covers your golf, cart, lunch, and a free round of golf (valid into 2020) ... call 641 724 1400 to sign up!! Limited to the first 30 teams and we are over 1/2 way there!! ** excellent prizes in this event **
We are still taking sign ups for the ladies clinic. Contact ASAP to sign up! 641-724-1400
Junior Clinic is next week. Monday, June 11th-Thursday the 14th. 9:30-11:30 each day. $40/child includes: 3 days of instruction, prizes, a tournament on Thursday and lots of fun! Ages 5-17 are welcome and all abilities. Clubs will be provided if needed. 641-724-1400
Ladies Clinic starts this week. Make sure to give us a call to sign up if you want to have fun this summer at The Preserve! 641-724-1400
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