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Mar 17, 2023

Bob Sager serves clients throughout the gentle opening of the Tee Time Lounge in Iola on March 11. The enterprise, situated at Glacier Wooden Golf Membership, will open Friday, March 31.
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Tee Time Lounge to open at Glacier Wooden

By Holly Neumann

Tee Time Lounge, situated at Glacier Wooden Golf Membership at 604 Water St. in Iola, will open its doorways for the primary time on Friday, March 31.

Normal supervisor Bob Sager is happy concerning the alternative.

“I’m no stranger to the bar trade,” he mentioned. “I’ve realized totally different features of the enterprise from totally different areas of the nation. I began out as a cook dinner, then bartended. I’ve labored in supper golf equipment, banquet halls and bars.”

Sager, who owns the enterprise with Christopher Polanco and Danielle Pelto, mentioned he’s trying ahead to sharing his abilities with not solely the Iola neighborhood, but additionally with golfers at Glacier Wooden Golf Membership.

“This can be a nice alternative to open this up as an eatery, supper membership kind of vibe,” he mentioned. “It will likely be a superb place for a courting setting, a distinct segment that isn’t being met anyplace: intimacy, but nonetheless round individuals, correct etiquette and nice surroundings.”

Having some enjoyable

Sager additionally desires to have some enjoyable. There will likely be karaoke, trivia nights, card nights and even bourbon tasting outdoors by the hearth.

“We’ll all the time be doing one thing new,” he mentioned. “I’m keen to strive something as soon as. It’s all about rising within the trade.”

Sager’s plans additionally embrace month-to-month themed bloody Marys in a 36-ounce mug with all of the fixings and bottomless mimosas every Sunday.

The meals will embrace fundamental entrees and typical American delicacies.

“We could have a Friday barbeque and steaks on Saturday,” Sager mentioned. “We will even have broasted hen on Sundays, however if you would like a bucket of hen to go, I will likely be comfortable to make that any day of the week.”

The menu will even embrace each day specials and appetizers.

“I make a few of the appetizers myself, from hen wings, mozzarella sticks and hen tenders,” Sager mentioned. “I like meals you possibly can share with one other individual. It creates a camaraderie.”
There will even be cold and warm grab-and-go gadgets for golfers.

“We could have a gradual and gradual development,” Sager mentioned. “I hope individuals perceive that, as I would like all the pieces carried out appropriately. We aren’t going to start out with all the pieces instantly, as I don’t wish to overwhelm the employees.”

He desires all the pieces to be constant in order that patrons obtain the identical high quality of meals, drinks and repair every time they go to.

“Rising pains could occur, however my purpose is to make this a year-round institution,” Sager mentioned.

The neighborhood has been very welcoming to this point, based on Sager.

“We had a gentle opening on March 11,” he mentioned. “It was plenty of enjoyable and there have been lots of people right here.”

For now, Tee Time Lounge will likely be open at 3 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays and keep open so long as individuals are there. On Saturday and Sunday, they may open at 10 a.m.

Hours will change as soon as golf season begins, with the kitchen to open at 10 a.m.

There will even be an energetic cart employees to provide beverage must golfers on and off the course.

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