Training Center & Range

Birck Boilermaker Golf Instruction

Tom Spurgeon Golf Training Center

Sharpen your game on our complete, state-of-the-art golf training facility and driving range. The Tom Spurgeon Golf Training Center is named in honor of Tom Spurgeon, a Purdue alumnus from Peoria, IL, who made the lead donation toward the 11,400-square-foot training center.

Click the button below to contact us for information on Private or Group instruction from the Birck Boilermaker Golf Complex Professional Staff.

Our Driving Range

The driving range is open to the public. Please visit the Driving Range Golf Shop to purchase your bucket of range balls. The Driving Range Golf Shop is located on the West end of the Golf Training Center. Practice Makes Perfect!

For the 2024 golf season, please visit Clubhouse for access and parking information for the BBGC Driving Range

Range Buckets
Small (~40) $ 5
Medium (~85) $10
Large (~120) $15
Range Passes
10 buckets $ 100
20 buckets $ 200
Unlimited buckets $1,000
OR receive unlimited range balls when you add it to your Membership!

Spurgeon Center Driving Range

Indoor Heated Driving Range Bays

The Spurgeon Center features indoor hitting bays that allow you to practice inside under gas heaters, hitting balls off artifical turf outside onto the range. The indoor bays are available to the public when not being used by the Purdue Men’s and Women’s Golf Teams.

Reservations are required to use the hitting bays.  Please call 765-494-3139 during business hours to schedule your Indoor Bay Time.

  • Open to the Public, Students, Purdue Golf Savings Card Holders.
  • BBGC Members receive access to the Indoor Bays complimentary!

Short Game Practice Area

The Birck Boilermaker Golf Complex has multiple practice greens that allow golfers to work on their short games. There are two putting greens located next to the clubhouse for players to practice putting before their round. The short game practice area across from the Spurgeon Center south of Cherry Lane is also open to driving range patrons. Please check in at the Driving Range Golf Shop prior to practicing on this short game area.