Waubesa Surf 'n Turf two men golfing near water

Waubesa Surf ‘n Turf Challenge

Thursday, July 9th, 2020
7:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.
The Legend at Bergamont &
Christy’s Landing
Registration is closed at this time

Join the Waubesa Surf ‘n Turf Challenge for its 11th year on Lake Waubesa, benefitting Clean Lakes Alliance!

This exciting event combines golf at The Legend at Bergamont Golf Club and fishing on Lake Waubesa for a day of friendly competition to support work to improve and protect our lakes.


Register as an individual or team of three to join this fun lakeside tradition. Registration includes green fees, lunch, dinner, swag bag, and LIVE virtual scoring for golf and fishing competitions.

As always, your registration supports important lake improvement projects, educational programs, and water quality monitoring.

Golf & Fishing Competition

The competition includes 18 holes of golf played as a 3-man Texas scramble. All players hit all shots. A team’s fishing score will be based on total inches of legal size gamefish caught. Click here for complete golf and fishing rules.

The team’s fishing score will be deducted from their golf score. Prizes are awarded to the low gross and low net teams, with the low gross winner identified first.

Optional Big Fish Contest

Think you can reel in the biggest catch? Enter the Big Fish Contest for $10 at the beginning of the event! Cash pot awarded to EACH of the largest legal bass, walleye, pike, and muskie of the day.


6:45 a.m. Check-in at Bergamont
7:30 a.m. Shotgun start
11:00 a.m. Lunch buffet at Bergamont
12:30 p.m. Fishing on Lake Waubesa
4:30 p.m. Time cut-off for fish registration
5:00 p.m. Steaks and prizes at Christy’s Landing


If you would like to learn more about sponsorship opportunities, email our Development Director, Laura Strickland, at laura@cleanlakesalliance.org.

ice-fishing-musky, Photo via UW-Madison Center for Limnology

Join Clean Lakes Alliance for our first annual amateur ice fishing derby on Madison’s iconic Lake Mendota! Registration supports our efforts to protect and improve water quality in our local lakes, rivers and wetlands. To sign up, visit the green ticket link below.

Bring family and friends and let’s explore our winter lakes at the Frozen Assets Festival! Learn more.

Photo via UW-Madison Center for Limnology.