temporary conditions

DURING CLUBHOUSE CONSTRUCTION

TIMELINE

ACCESS TO
ACKERMAN-ALLEN

ACCESS TO
KAMPEN-COSLER

ACCESS TO driving range

FAQs

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. 

 

 

TIMELINE

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.

March 6 - August 21
ACKERMAN-ALLEN OPEN

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.

March 22
KAMPEN-COSLER OPEN

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.

April 2
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.

June 26
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intersection at edgemont and cherry lane reopened

Intersection reopened allowing access to the Kampen-Cosler course and Pro Shop via Cherry Lane.

August 21
CLUBHOUSE CONSTRUCTION
August 1, 2023 - August 1, 2024

frequently

asked questions

Where do i park?

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. 

BETWEEN OCTOBER 2023 – APRIL 1, 2024, all golfers will park in the main lot of the clubhouse, accessed from the traffic circle on Cherry Lane.

Golfers who are here to practice at the Driving Range will 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?

Parking on the golf course will not be impacted by the project. 

ACCESSING

ACKERMAN-ALLEN

Ackerman-Allen will be open for public play starting on March 16, 2024. Between March 16th and April 1, all golfers will park in the main lot of the current clubhouse, accessed from the traffic circle on Cherry Lane. Starting on April 1st, Access to Ackerman-Allen will be from 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

Starting on April 1st, 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.

Prior to April 1, golfers will park at the main lot of the current clubhouse, accessed from the traffic circle on Cherry Lane. 

check-in process

Golfers will check in at the current clubhouse pro shop for their rounds between March 16th – 30th.

Starting on April 1, golfers will use the 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

AFTER OCTOBER 29TH, the starting hole will be #1 unless otherwise directed by the Pro Shop. 

#11 will serve as the starting hole on Ackerman-Allen for the 2023 season. Golfers playing 9 holes will go from the 18th green to the 10th tee box for their finishing hole. Please note that golfers playing 18 will proceed from the 9th green to the 10th tee box as well. We ask that golfers playing 9 holes allow golfers playing 18 to play through and tee off after the golfers playing 18.

ACCESSING

KAMPEN-COSLER

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 via Cherry Lane

Members playing Kampen-Cosler or those wishing to visit the Pro Shop will use the north exit of the roundabout on Cherry Lane to enter the facility.

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. We will continue to 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.

With golf cart and pedestrian traffic now able to access the driving range, we ask that Members return to using the warm up area prior to their round and visit the driving range when they wish to practice or hit golf balls for an extended period of time. The path to take from golf cart staging to the driving range is shown below.

GOLF CART STAGING

Golf carts will be staged in front of 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

Guest play on Kampen-Cosler will be permitted during this time but only when accompanied by a BBGC Member.

ACCESSING

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.

ACCESSING

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 and have questions about access, please email Dan Ross or your course instructor. 

Parking

Students enrolled in one of the golf classes offered during the 2023-2024 school year  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.

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