temporary conditionsDURING CLUBHOUSE CONSTRUCTION
ACCESS TO driving range
information on temporary conditions
This website will be the location with the most up-to-date information regarding temporary conditions and access to the Birck Boilermaker Golf Complex. If you have questions prior to your round, please contact the Pro Shop who will assist you with any questions ahead of your round, 765.494.3139.
CHERRY LANE CLOSURE
Cherry Lane to be closed off to public access from the west beginning at the McCormick Road intersection and from the east at the Northwestern Avenue intersection.
Ackerman-Allen Course will be open for public play and BBGC members. Golfers should access Ackerman-Allen from the east, entering Cherry Lane via Northwestern Avenue and then taking a left onto Steven Beering Drive. Golfers will park in the Ross-Ade or "R Lot" and check-in at the temporary trailer near bag drop. After check-in, staff will instruct you to head to the starting hole, which is #11 for this golf season.
Kampen-Cosler course will be reserved for Birck Boilermaker members, their guests and the Purdue Men’s and Women’s Golf squads. Golfers may park in the limited number of spots that will be available in the existing Dye Clubhouse parking lot. From April until May 31st, access to the Dye Clubhouse and then Kampen-Cosler course will be west bound on Cherry Lane via Edgemont Street and the temporary road.
Intersection at edgemont and cherry closed
Access to the Kampen-Cosler course during the month of June will be via Hillcrest Road and Edgemont Street.
intersection at edgemont and cherry lane reopened
Intersection reopened allowing access to the Kampen-Cosler course via Cherry Lane.
CLUBHOUSE CONSTRUCTIONAugust 1, 2023 - August 1, 2024
Where do i park?
BBGC Members playing Kampen-Cosler may park in the limited number of spots that will be available in the existing Dye Clubhouse parking lot. This lot will be accessible from the east, via Cherry Lane and Edgemont Street. Due to the extremely limited number of these parking spots, we strongly encourage BBGC Members to carpool together if you know you will be golfing together in order to allow for the maximum use of the spaces available to BBGC Members. Please note that parking in the Dye Lot is reserved for Members and available only to those with parking permits that the BBGC Staff shall issue.
Golfers playing Ackerman-Allen, including BBGC Members, will park in R Lot, located to the North of Ross-Ade Stadium. Golfers will enter R Lot off of Steven Beering Drive and may park in any available space. No additional permits or parking passes are required to park in R Lot while golfing at Birck Boilermaker.
Golfers who are here to practice at the Driving Range will enter Cherry Lane from the west on McCormick Road, and park in the Northwest Co-Rec Lot, located at 1410 Cherry Lane.
How do i book a tee time?
BBGC offers online booking through the Chronogolf portal found on the home page of our website, PurdueGolf.com or the Chronogolf smart app for your mobile phone. Booking your tee times through the Chronogolf App is the easiest way to reserve your tee time quickly and efficiently at Birck Boilermaker Golf Complex.
BBGC Members and Purdue Golf Card Holders, we have prepared two documents with instructions on how to book using either the app or through the online portal. For information on booking through the app, click HERE. For information on how to book online, click HERE.
Public players, click HERE for information on how to book through the app or online.
Golfers may also book a tee time by calling the Pro Shop at 765.494.3139.
i want to play kampen-cosler but am not a member. may i join now to have access to kampen-cosler?
Yes, you may join as a member at any time. To join, call 765.496.2203
Will construction impact football parking?
No. The work being done to relocate Cherry Lane will not negatively impact football game day parking.
Ackerman-Allen will be open for public play starting on March 22, 2023. Access to Ackerman-Allen will be from the East, entering Cherry Lane via Northwestern Avenue and then taking a left onto Steven Beering Drive, with a bag drop and operations trailer located in between the golf course and the Ross-Ade Lot (“R Lot”).
Parking will be available in the R Lot, located to the North of Ross-Ade Stadium. Golfers will enter R Lot off of Cherry Lane and Steven Beering Drive and may park in any available space in the north half of the lot, closest to Cherry Lane. No additional permits or parking passes are required to park in R Lot while golfing at Birck Boilermaker.
There will be a temporary trailer set up along Steven Beering Drive for golfers to check-in ahead of their rounds. Once you have parked, please make your way to the trailer for check-in. After check-in, you may pick up a golf cart that will be staged just behind the #10 green, and make your way to the #11 tee, which will serve as the first hole for Ackerman-Allen during the temporary conditions.
Driving range access
Golfers will be be able to check-in, pick up a golf cart, and drive to the range prior to their round.
If you do wish to warm up on the driving range prior to your round, please be sure to give yourself an extra 30 to 60 minutes before your round to allow for transport to the range and then back again to the first tee.
Modified course layout
Food & beverage options
Snackerman will be open again this season and will be the main source of food and beverage when golfing on Ackerman-Allen. Snackerman shall be open daily starting in May and will have the offerings you are accustom to seeing available in Pete’s Cafe. In addition to Snackerman, we will be offering regular beverage cart service on Ackerman-Allen.
Due to limited access and parking, the Kampen-Cosler Course will be limited to BBGC Members and members of the Purdue Golf Teams until further notice. Guest play on Kampen-Cosler will be permitted during this time but only when accompanied by a BBGC Member.
Access from april - may
access from june - july
Starting on June 1, the intersection at Edgemont Street and Cherry Lane will be closed. Access to the Dye Clubhouse and the Kampen-Cosler course will be off of Northwestern Avenue, via Hillcrest Road and Edgemont Street.
Please be cautious when entering through the neighborhood and exercise additional caution due to the increased pedestrian and residential traffic.
Parking for kampen-cosler
There will be a limited number of parking spots reserved for BBGC Members playing Kampen-Cosler in the existing Dye Clubhouse parking lot that will be accessible from the east, via Cherry Lane and Edgemont Street.
Due to the extremely limited number of these parking spots, we strongly encourage BBGC Members to carpool together if you know you will be golfing together in order to allow for the maximum use of the spaces available to BBGC Members. In order to help ensure that the available spots are held for BBGC Members, the Birck Boilermaker Golf Complex staff will be providing their members with a parking pass to display while parked at Birck Boilermaker. Be on the lookout for more information from the Birck Boilermaker Golf Staff.
members' warm up tee and driving range
BBGC Members will continue to have access to their warm up area located adjacent to the existing cart barn. In order to provide members with the best experience possible, we will also be expanding this area to allow for more members to use this space at one time. Members will be allowed to use the grass area for warm up shots prior to their round and may use this expanded area as a members-only driving range. We will have sand to repair divots along with signage stressing the importance of repairing divots in order to preserve the grass hitting areas and to ensure that the increased use of this space can be maintained throughout the entire golf season.
GOLF CART STAGING
Golf carts will be staged behind the Dye House for those who wish to ride on Kampen-Cosler. If you, or your guest(s), need to pay for a golf cart, we ask that you please check-in with the Pro Shop prior to your round to do so.
Food & beverage options
Food and Beverage services will be available to golfers playing Kampen-Cosler. Golfers may stop in to Pete’s Cafe before their round or when making the turn and will have access to the typical offerings at Birck Boilermaker. In addition to Pete’s, golfers may take advantage of the beverage carts when they are in service. Golfers may also place an order ahead of making the turn by calling the Pro Shop upon arrival to the 8th tee box and it will be ready to be picked up in Pete’s before they make the turn.
Guest play on Kampen-Cosler will be permitted during this time but only when accompanied by a BBGC Member.
SPURGEON TRAINING CENTER & RANGE
The Spurgeon Training Center & Driving Range will remain operational during construction. Parking and accessibility options for the driving range are shown below.
PARKING PRIOR TO GOLF ON ACKERMAN-ALLEN
Golfers playing Ackerman-Allen will need to enter via the West, off of Cherry Lane and Steven Beering Drive and park in the R Lot, located to the North of Ross-Ade Stadium. Golfers will be be able to check-in, pick up a golf cart, and drive to the range prior to their round.
Golfers, if you wish to warm up on the driving range prior to your round, please be sure to give yourself an extra 30 to 60 minutes before your round to allow for transport to the range and then back again to the first tee.
PARKING FOR ONLY DRIVING RANGE USE OR LESSONS
An alternative to parking in the R Lot will be available to golfers wishing to enter from the east and only need access to the driving range. On Mondays – Fridays from 8:00 A.M. until 5:00 P.M., there will be 10 parking spots held for those who wish to park and walk to the driving range. Those golfers may enter the facility from the east and park in the Northwest Co-Rec Lot, located at 1410 Cherry Lane.
The option above is only available during the week. On weekends, please access the facility via the West off of Cherry Lane and Steven Beering Drive and park in the R Lot, located to the North of Ross-Ade Stadium.
At any time, golfers wishing to utilize the driving range may park in the R Lot and take a golf cart or provided shuttle to the driving range.
GOLF CLASS FOR PURDUE STUDENTS
Golf Classes will continue to operate out of the Birck Boilermaker Golf Complex during construction. If you are a student enrolled in one of the one of the golf classes offered during the second 8 weeks of the Spring 2023 and have questions about access, please email Dan Ross or your course instructor.
Students enrolled in one of the golf classes offered during the second 8 weeks of the Spring 2023 semester will enter the facility from the west and park in the Northwest Co-Rec Lot, located at 1410 Cherry Lane. Golfers must enter Cherry Lane at the corner of McCormick Road and Cherry Lane and proceed down Cherry Lane before taking a left into the parking lot. Please be on the lookout for directional signage. If you have questions, please contact your class professor using their contact information found in your class syllabus.
As of March 17, Cherry Lane will open to local traffic only from the west beginning at the McCormick Road intersection and from the east at the Northwestern Avenue intersection. The golf course will be operating under the conditions outlined on this page.
If you have questions on how to access the facility, please contact the Birck Boilermaker Pro Shop at 765.494.3139.