Match Play at Bent Oak!

Get ready to tee off into a thrilling competition this summer at Bent Oak Golf Club! We’re excited to announce our upcoming Match Play Tournament, starting June 1st, and we’d love for you to be a part of it.

Here’s what you need to know:

  1. Format: This tournament will feature a Blind Draw, Bracketed Match Play format, adding an element of surprise and strategy to each match.
  2. Handicap Requirement: To ensure fair play, we require a full and verifiable handicap from each participant.
  3. Flexibility: You’ll have the flexibility to make your own tee times, making it easier to fit the tournament into your schedule.
  4. Deadlines: Each match must be completed by the specified round deadline:
  5. Round #1: June 1st through June 15th
  6. Round #2: June 16th through June 29th
  7. Round #3: June 30th through July 13th
  8. Entry Fee: The entry fee is $20 per player, offering excellent value for the excitement and competition that awaits.
  9. Prizes: Winners will not only claim bragging rights but also receive Pro Shop credit and an engraved wood plaque displaying the brackets, commemorating your victory.
  10. Deadline to Sign Up: Secure your spot by May 31st to ensure your participation in this highly anticipated event.
  11. Non-Members Welcome: Even if you’re not a member, you’re welcome to join in on the action. Standard green fees will apply.

Don’t miss out on this fantastic opportunity to showcase your skills and enjoy some friendly competition on our pristine course. Sign up today and get ready for an unforgettable golfing experience at Bent Oak Golf Club!

To register or for more information, please contact us at:

(574) 295-1602

Gear up for an exhilarating golfing experience at Bent Oak Golf Club’s much-anticipated Spring Buddy Tournament! Mark your calendars for May 10th and 11th, where you and your golfing buddy can showcase your skills and camaraderie on the lush greens of our esteemed course.

Here are the event details:


  1. May 10th: Tee times at 1:00 PM
  2. May 11th: Tee times at 9:00 AM


  1. 2-Player teams
  2. Day 1: Best ball, 80% handicap
  3. Day 2: Both balls, 100% handicap
  4. Winner determined by the lowest 2-round total score

Entry Fee:

  1. $100 per team, payable in cash
  2. Paid out in Pro Shop credit

Additional Opportunities:

  1. Skin Pot: $20 per team, per day (paid in cash)
  2. Cash Pot: $100 per team (paid in cash)

Green Fee:

  1. $40 per day for non-members
  2. Includes cart (cash or credit accepted)


  1. Heavy appetizers provided after Day 2 rounds

Deadline to Sign-Up: May 7th

To secure your spot in this thrilling tournament, gather your partner and sign up before the deadline. Don’t miss out on the chance to compete, enjoy the camaraderie, and potentially win fantastic prizes!

For registrations and further inquiries, please contact us at: (574) 295-1602

Ping Fitting Day

Monday, May 6th, 2024

Come join the staff at Bent Oak to try the newest technology from Ping

Try the new 2024 golf equipment and play what the pros are playing.

Speak with our PGA staff and the Ping representatives to find out what clubs are right for your game.

Registration Deadline: April 29th

Love the club? Clubs will be on sale during this event!

Test it. Buy it. Love it.

Please call the pro shop to sign up:

(574) 295-1602

2nd Annual Bent Oak Classic Car Show

We are eager to announce the return of the 2nd Annual Bent Oak Classic Car Show, scheduled to take place on June 8th! After the immense success of last year’s event, we’re gearing up for an even bigger and better showcase of timeless automotive beauty.

Here are the key details you need to know:

Date: June 8th

Entry Fee: $20

Registration: 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM

Car Show: 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Judging: Yes



1st and 2nd Place Trophies


1st, 2nd, and 3rd Place Trophies


1st and 2nd Place Trophies


1st Place Trophies (Additional details to be announced soon)

Special Guests:

We are delighted to welcome the Michiana Porsche Club as our special guests this year! All Porsche models and years are warmly invited to participate.

Club Choice: A special award for the Club Choice will be presented.

Additional Highlights:

  1. Dash Plaques for the first 100 entries
  2. 50-50 Drawing with proceeds benefiting the ‘Karsten Kares Autism Foundation’
  3. Exciting Door Prizes
  4. Food & Beverage available at 523 @ Bent Oak

This promises to be an unforgettable day filled with classic cars, camaraderie, and community spirit. We encourage you to mark your calendars and join us for a day of automotive excellence.

For registration and further inquiries, please contact us at (574) 295-1602


Are you ready to elevate your golf game while enjoying a delightful glass of wine in a picturesque setting? Look no further than Tips & Sips at Bent Oak Golf Club!

Starting April 11th and running through May 23rd, Bent Oak invites all ladies to join us every Thursday evening from 6-8 pm on the range for an exclusive women’s golf clinic followed by a relaxing wine appreciation hour at 523 at Bent Oak Restaurant.

Here’s what you can expect:

  1. Golf Clinic (6-7 pm): Led by seasoned professionals, our golf clinic is tailored to enhance your skills and boost your confidence on the course. Whether you’re a beginner or seeking to refine your technique, our instructors will provide personalized guidance to help you reach your goals.
  2. Wine Appreciation Hour (7-8 pm): After a rewarding session on the range, unwind and socialize with fellow participants as you savor a glass of premium wine at 523 at Bent Oak Restaurant. It’s the perfect way to conclude your evening in style.

Details at a Glance:

  1. Dates: Every Thursday from April 11th to May 23rd
  2. Time: 6-8 pm
  3. Location: Bent Oak Range, followed by wine appreciation hour at 523 at Bent Oak Restaurant
  4. Cost: $35 per person, per session

Spaces for Tips & Sips are limited to the first 6-8 ladies who sign up each week, so be sure to reserve your spot early!

For more information or to secure your place, please contact Tim Holt at Bent Oak via email at [email protected] or by calling 1-574-855-0572.

Don’t miss this exclusive opportunity to refine your golf skills and indulge in a touch of luxury with Tips & Sips at Bent Oak Golf Club!

Are you searching for the perfect venue to host your next golf outing? Look no further than Bent Oak Golf Club in Elkhart! With over 35 years of experience in organizing exceptional golf events, we offer unparalleled service and a championship golf course to ensure your day is unforgettable.

Here’s why you should choose Bent Oak for your outing:

  1. Championship Golf Course: Our 18-hole, par-72 course spans 6,504 yards and provides an exciting challenge for golfers of all skill levels. With four tee settings and access to range balls and practice facilities, your group will have everything they need for a fantastic day on the course.
  2. Comprehensive Tournament Services: From green fees and carts to personalized cart signs and professional tournament scoring, we take care of every detail to make your event seamless. Our team will even assist with setting up contest markers and handling sponsor signs and banners.
  3. Customizable Add-Ons: Enhance your outing with hole-in-one packages, food and beverage options, merchandise packages, and more. We offer a variety of add-ons to tailor your event to your preferences.
  4. Exceptional Facilities: Enjoy indoor dining for up to 130 guests at our Restaurant, 523 @ Bent Oak, and take advantage of our pristine practice areas. Our friendly staff is dedicated to ensuring your group has a memorable experience.

Plus, we’re conveniently located off the US 20 Bypass, making us easily accessible for your guests.

Still not convinced? We invite you to experience Bent Oak firsthand by playing a round of golf or exploring our practice facilities. Bring your group and discover why Bent Oak Golf Club is the ultimate destination for golf outings.

Inquire today on our website:

Bent Oak 2024 NCAA Bracket Challenge

Get ready to test your NCAA Men’s Basketball knowledge and win exciting prizes with our 2024 NCAA Bracket Challenge! As the excitement of college basketball’s most thrilling tournament approaches, we invite you to participate in our bracket challenge for a chance to win a FREE Bent Oak branded sweatshirt!

Here’s how it works:

  1. Follow our Facebook page
  2. Like the 2024 NCAA Bracket Challenge Facebook post
  3. Comment the correct NCAA Men’s Basketball Final Four teams and the National Champion on that post.
  4. Submit your guesses by March 20th to be eligible.
  5. Only entries received by the deadline will be counted.

Don’t miss out on this opportunity to showcase your basketball expertise and win some great prizes! We can’t wait to see who will emerge victorious in our 2024 NCAA Bracket Challenge.

Good luck to all participants, and may the best bracket win!


Looking for a fun and engaging way to spend quality time with your significant other or unwind after a busy day? Look no further than Bent Oak Golf Club! Our upcoming golf leagues are designed to bring friends, couples, and ladies together for memorable evenings on the course.

Friday Night 9-Hole Couples League: Join us on select Fridays starting in May for our Friday Night 9-Hole Couples League. It’s the perfect opportunity to enjoy laughs, friendly competition, and delicious dining at 523 @ Bent Oak. Each week, we’ll feature a different format and exciting prizes for the winners. Entry fee for the couples league is just $10.00, plus non-member green fees. Don’t miss out on the following dates:

  1. May 3 and 17
  2. June 7 and 21
  3. July 12 and 26
  4. August 9 and 23

Wednesday Night Ladies League: Ladies, get ready for an exhilarating mid-week escape with our Wednesday Night Ladies League! Starting April 24th and running through August 28th, join us for a variety of formats as you tee off at 5:30 PM. Whether you sign up as a team or wish to be paired up, our league promises sunshine, camaraderie, and the opportunity to experience our stunning golf course. There’s a one-time league fee of $40, plus any weekly non-member green fees. After your game, unwind with refreshments or dinner at our delightful 523 at Bent Oak restaurant.

Monday Night Men’s League (Members Only): Exclusively for our members, the Monday Night League offers 9-hole handicapped match play, starting from May 6th and continuing through August 26th. With three league options featuring tee times at 3:00 PM, 4:00 PM, and 5:00 PM, you can find the perfect fit for your schedule. Grab your partner and compete as a 2-player team. The league fee is $80 per team, with an optional skin pot of $5.00 per week. Join us for the league meeting on April 22nd at 6:00 PM and mark your calendars for the awards banquet and putting contest on September 16th.

Tuesday Night Men’s League (Open to Public Players): Starting May 14th until September 3rd, our Tuesday Night League welcomes public players to enjoy 9-hole handicapped match play with a 5:30 PM shotgun start. Form a dynamic duo and compete as a 2-player team. The league fee is $80 per team, with a non-member greens fee of $25 per week (includes cart). You also have the option to participate in the $5.00 per week skin pot. Don’t miss the league meeting on April 23rd at 6:00 PM, and be sure to save the date for the awards banquet and putting contest on September 16th.

Ready to join the fun or have questions? Contact our golf shop today to sign up or learn more about these exciting leagues! (574) 295-1602

2024 Spring Big Hole Tournament

Get ready to tee off at the 2024 Spring Big Hole Tournament hosted by Bent Oak Golf Club! We are thrilled to invite you to join us for a day of friendly competition and camaraderie on Saturday, April 20th.

Here are the key details you need to know:

  1. Date: Saturday, April 20th
  2. Start Time: 10:00 am Shotgun start
  3. Entry Fee: $20 per player (Cash)
  4. Optional Skin Pot: $40 per Team (Cash)
  5. Green Fees: $40 for non-members (includes cart, payment accepted in cash or card)
  6. Format: A B C D Blind Draw. Florida scramble.
  7. Tee Markers: ‘A’ Players will tee from the White tees. ‘B, C and D’ Players will tee from the Gold tees. Women will tee from the Red or Green tees.
  8. Drives: Each player must contribute three drives. No more than six drives from any one player.
  9. Scoring: Highest score on any hole is Bogey
  10. Prizes: Entry Fee: 100% Pro Shop Credit
  11. Skin Pot: 100% cash.

Don’t miss out on the chance to showcase your skills and enjoy a day out on the course with fellow golf enthusiasts.

The deadline to sign up is April 13th, so be sure to secure your spot before it’s too late!

To register your team or for any inquiries, please contact us at
(574) 295-1602

As spring draws near with the promise of sunny days and crisp fairways, we’re grateful to offer the only outdoor driving range and putting/chipping facilities in Elkhart. Our training center will elevate your game to new heights!

Club Fitting Services:

We are thrilled to introduce our brand new club fitting service! Whether you’re a seasoned pro or just starting out, having the right equipment can make all the difference in your performance on the course. At Bent Oak, we offer iconic brands such as Ping, Mizuno, Titleist, and Callaway. Our expert staff will ensure that you find the perfect combination of shaft and club head tailored specifically to your unique golf swing. Say goodbye to guesswork and hello to precision with our club fitting services.


E6 TrueGolf Simulator:

Looking to keep your game sharp during the off-season? Look no further than our state-of-the-art E6 TrueGolf simulator! Equipped with over 100 virtual golf courses and a driving range, our simulator provides an immersive and realistic golfing experience right here at Bent Oak. Track your swing statistics including distance, launch degree, ball speed, backspin, side spin, and more, all while enjoying the comfort of our indoor facility. The E6 TrueGolf simulator is now available for hourly rentals, so you can fine-tune your skills and stay on top of your game year-round.


Other services offered include:

Club repair


Shoe re-spiking services


If you’re as excited about these new offerings as we are, we invite you to contact our pro shop today at 574-295-1602 to learn more about our training center and to schedule your club fitting or simulator session. Whether you’re aiming for that perfect drive or looking to improve your short game, Bent Oak Golf Club is here to help you reach your goals.