About Us

About Us

The Iowa Amputee Golf Association was formed in 1992 to promote the love of the game of golf and fellowship among amputees. Amputees from all over come to participate in the three day event. It is an enjoyable weekend of great friends, food, and golf. The weekend begins with an 18-hole four person best shot on Friday afternoon followed by the tournament on Saturday and Sunday (18-holes each day). Saturday evening is the board meeting followed by the banquet where everyone gets to choose a door prize, scholarship winners are announced, along with final round pairings for Sunday. This year's tournament is scheduled for July 14 - 16, 2017 at Willow Creek Golf Course in Des Moines, IA.

Skill levels of golfers vary widely with scores ranging from 70 to 150. No matter what the skill level, everyone has a great time. Players are broken up into a number of different flights including: arm, leg, multiple, and senior. No matter what your skill level, all are welcome and encouraged to come play in the fun filled weekend.

A big THANK YOU to all our sponsors that make this event possible!!

Below is a list of our current board members.

Mary Stark

IAGA Secretary

Lives in Urbandale, IA. Originally from Batavia, IA. Below knee amputee since 1974 accident. Been playing in the IAGA tournament since 2000.

Donnie Coyner


Donnie Coyner lives in Hamilton, IL. Originally from Keokuk, IA. He is an Above Knee Amputee (hip disarticulation) been playing in the tournament since 1998.

Nick Ackerman

Vice President

nicka@apoinc.com Lives in the Des Moines area. Double leg amputee. An all around good guy.

Matt Nedved


Lives in Waterloo, IA. Originally from Northwest, IA. Arm amputee following a farm accident. Been playing in the tournament since 1998.

Matt Snyder

Lives in Carthage, IL. Wife Meaghan, Son Reily, Daughter Bailee. Below the knee amputee following car accident in 2015. Playing in tournament since 2015.

Beth Shelton

Beth is a Des Moines Native and has a lifelong love of sports. Beth was born missing a right hand and has been playing in the tournament since 2012

Kevin Freymiller

Lives in the Des Moines area.

Nick Monroe

Lives in Marion, IA. Nick is a leg amputee. Been playing in the tournament since 2000.