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The Shivas Iron Society

The Shivas Irons Society

    • 1 Apr 2024
    • 11:45 AM - 7:00 PM
    • Quail Lodge Golf & Country Club, Carmel Valley, CA
    • 33

    16th Hole, Quail Lodge Golf & Country Club

    You are cordially invited to play golf at Quail Lodge Golf & Country Club and then "sing the praises" at nearby Woody's at Del Mesa afterwards.

    The Course:

    The highly rated Quail Lodge Golf Course was designed by Robert Muir Graves in 1964 and upgraded in 2015 by Todd Eckenrode and Kipp Schulties. The course is scenic and very walkable. Carts are available for a nominal additional fee.

    Before Golf: We will gather together and engage in a conversation/golf clinic led by Extraordinary Golf Coach Fred Shoemaker.  You won't want to miss this.

    Date & Details: Monday, April 8, 2024
    11:45 pm - Pre-Golf Conversation with Fred Shoemaker in the Member Lounge
    12:20 pm - Warm up on the range
    1:00 pm - Shotgun start

    Post-golf - Hors d'oeuvres & gathering at Woody’s

    Cost:  Includes 18-hole green fee & après-golf food and non-alcoholic libations.  
    Current SIS & Quail CC Member: $45

    Current SIS members: $160

    Former SIS members & friends: $175
    Golf Carts are available for additional $25/person

    Availability limited.  Current booking rate for golf only at Quail is $177-$295/person.

    After Golf: Please join us to “Sing the Praises” at a gathering at Woody’s Restaurant at Del Mesa. Non-golfing partners are invited for $45/person.  A wonderful array of hors d'oeuvres and non-alcoholic beverages will be served. Cash bar. You will not need dinner after.

    If you have any questions, please email

    • 7 Oct 2024
    • 12:30 PM
    • 10 Oct 2024
    • 4:00 PM
    • Bandon Dunes, OR

    Photo courtesy of Tim Scahill • Bandon Dunes




    Dear Shivas Irons Society Members and Supporters,

    The Shivas Irons Society Games of The Links returns to Bandon Dunes, Oregon, October 7 - October 10, 2024, for inspiring links golf, fellowship, and more. Please reserve your spot now!

    This year's special guest host, Dr. Joe Parent, will provide mental game coaching, morning meditation and visualization.  Dr. Joe is the author of Zen Golf, Zen Putting and several other books and is a world renowned sport psychologist whose clients include PGA and LPGA players. Dr. Joe will make himself available for individual coaching beyond the scheduled group sessions.


    We hope you will consider coming to this popular event. Included in the price is our kick-off dinner. Other meals are priced separately. Initial Deposits must be received by October 19, 2023 ($900/participant) to reserve your spot. As space is limited, please let us know promptly if you are interested as we need to secure our rooms and tee times with Bandon Dunes.

    For more information or to reserve a spot, contact:

    Ben Kline
    Dir. 831-216-6252



    Monday, October 7, 2024
    6:30 pm • Welcome Cocktails & Dinner
    Brief Presentation on the Meaning of Shivas Golf
    Event Kick-off at McKees Pub

    Tuesday, October 8, 2024
    7:00-8:45 am • Breakfast 
    9:00 am-10:00 am • Program Opening & Meditation 
    11:00-11:40 am • Teeing off on Bandon Dunes 
    6:30 pm •  Dinner at The Forge (in Main Lodge)

    Wednesday, October 9, 2024
    7:00-8:45 am • Breakfast 
    9:00-10:00 am • Mindfulness Practice/Zen Putting Clinic w/Dr. Joe at the PunchBowl
    11:00-11:40 am • Teeing off on Pacific Dunes
    6:30 pm •  Awards and Acknowledgements Dinner at Pacific Grill 

    Thursday October 10, 2024 
    7:00-8:45 am • Breakfast
    9:00-9:45am • Yoga Stretch & Guided Imagery
    11:20 am-12:00 pm • Teeing off on Sheep Ranch
    5:00 • Informal gathering and departures



    Single Occupancy - $3142
    Double Occupancy - $2460* (see Room Sharing note below)

    (Pricing includes all resort fees & taxes)

    Deposit $900 due by October 19, 2023

    Full payment due by June 7, 2024 - Pay online or mail check to:
    Shivas Irons Society
    P.O. Box 222339
    Carmel, CA 93922

    Participation Fee Includes:
    * Four nights accommodations in either the Chrome Lake Rooms or the 
    Lily Pond Rooms 
    * Opening evening dinner
    * Three 18-hole rounds (Bandon Dunes, Pacific Dunes, Sheep Ranch)
    * Unlimited range balls & access to practice holes
    * Optional afternoon golf coaching with Dr. Joe Parent, and daily morning stretch & meditations

    Not included: Optional rounds of golf at Bandon Preserve ($100), or the new 19 hole Shorty's golf course ($100) or additional afternoon rounds. Caddie services (though we will gladly arrange for them, are also separate).  

    Meals other than the Opening Dinner are individually billed. Dinner reservations, however, will be set up in advance for our group.

    Room Sharing
    If you'd like to share accommodations with a fellow participant, let us know and we will endeavor to pair you with a compatible roommate.

In gowf ye see the essence of what the world itself demands.

~Shivas Irons

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