Welcome to Lafayette/West Lafayette, Indiana, home of Purdue University and the Birck Boilermaker Golf Complex. The Kampen Course, a Pete Dye design, is an 18-hole, links-style, par-72 championship golf course featuring large bent-grass greens, fairways and tees. The layout presents a challenge for golfers of all abilities with vast sand bunkers, native grasslands, ponds and a natural celery bog. Kampen offers five sets of tees with the championship tees playing over 7,400 yards and the forward tees playing at 5,300 yards.
Kampen is rated one of the top collegiate courses in the nation and has been awarded 4.5 stars on Golf Digest’s “Places to Play.” Kampen receives high marks as it is ranked as one of the most difficult golf courses in Indiana. The course has also played host to a number of prestigious collegiate and public tournaments such as the 2000 Men’s Big Ten Championship, the 2003 Women’s NCAA Championship, the 2004 Indiana Open, the 2005 Women’s Western Amateur, the 2008 Men’s NCAA Championship and the 2011 Men’s Big Ten Men’s Golf Championships.
The Birck Boilermaker Golf Complex leads travelers to Lafayette and West Lafayette, Indiana, a vibrant college town with great restaurants and nightlife options as well as cultural amenities.
Lafayette & West Lafayette offer many lodging options including Hampton Inn & Suites, Four Points by Sheraton, Homewood Inn & Suites, Courtyard by Marriott, multiple superhost Airbnb properties and more than 25 other well-known hotel brands. All located within a short drive from the course.
Here in Lafayette and West Lafayette, we are all things Purdue! Enjoy the excitement of a football game at Ross-Ade Stadium, a basketball game at Mackey Arena or tour Purdue’s campus where Neil Armstrong and Drew Brees once studied. There’s something for everyone on this Big Ten campus!
The Recently designated as one of Indiana's first Arts Districts, the local atmosphere is charged with stimulating creativity. Offering everything from local museums, performing and creative artists to nationally recognized entertainment through various arts organizations. But the creativity doesn't stop with the endless stream of galleries and theaters.
There are over 30 parks in the area with a variety of recreational opportunities, including Wolf Park in Battle Ground. Columbian Park & Columbian Park Zoo offer a water park, playground areas for all ages and an interactive zoo. If in the mood for hiking, biking, canoeing or ice skating, check out Clegg Gardens, Tapawingo Park, or Wabash Heritage Trail for a fun-filled active day.
Enjoy a variety of more than 275 dining options that will suit all taste buds and budgets. Dive into the Duane Purvis Burger at Triple XXX, Indiana’s first and oldest drive-in, or stop in right across the street to Bruno’s and enjoy a few slices of hand-tossed pizza and their famous Bruno Dough. Locally owned restaurant The Bryant Food and Drink Co. features a mean brisket and short rib burger. Experience the variety of bars and pubs Lafayette & West Lafayette has to offer. Visit the Knickerbocker Saloon, Indiana’s oldest bar, Go Ugly Early at Harry’s Chocolate Shop and give the local beer a try at one of our fantastic breweries.