The Ackerman Hills Course at the Birck Boilermaker Golf Complex is to undergo a major renovation which will enable to course to be included on the Pete Dye Trail.
Originally designed by Bill Diddell, the course is part of the golf complex located on the campus of Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana.
Dye’s firm will carry out the design work, with the aim of the project being to upgrade the Ackerman Hills course to a championship-level facility.
Dye was responsible for the other course on the Purdue site, the Kampen Course, which hosted the 2003 NCAA Women’s Championships and the 2008 NCAA Men’s Championship, and is regarded as one of the leading collegiate course in the US.
Ackerman Hills is an 18-hole course is a par-71, playing 6,436 yards.
The Pete Dye Trail consists of seven courses throughout the state of Indiana and includes Purdue’s Kampen course, as well as Mystic Hills in the north of the state and French Lick in the south.