Lake Creek Amateur returns as Additional Point Event in 2022
As you may or may not know, the 2022 edition of the Lake Creek Amateur hosted by BVU Golf Course at Lake Creek in Storm Lake is slated to resume its place as an Additional Point Event on the IGA’s schedule. BVU Golf Course at Lake Creek was honored recently with the 2021 IGA 18-Hole Course of the Year award.
This year’s event will be held May 28-29, featuring 36-holes of stroke play in Open, Senior and Super Senior Divisions. The Open Division will be flighted following the opening round of play.
First held in 1973, the Lake Creek Amateur list of champions is impressive – as Lon Nielsen, Julius Boros, Mike McCoy, Jason Knutzon, Jon Brown, J.D. Anderson and Gene Elliott, to name a few, have won the event. Last held in 2013 as an IGA Additional Point Event, the Lake Creek Amateur has worked hard to regain its footing as a tournament for the state’s best to compete. Following a 7-year hiatus, the Lake Creek Amateur has seen an average field of 85 golfers in the last two years.
“BVU Golf Course at Lake Creek is thrilled to officially be back on the IGA Point Event Schedule for the 2022 Season,” Joe Powell, Director of Golf at BVU Golf Course at Lake Creek said. “This is something we have worked towards the last two seasons since bringing back the event in 2020 during the height of the COVID pandemic. Between partnering with the university back in 2019, to receiving 18-Hole Course of the Year in 2021, to celebrating our 50th anniversary in 2022, all of the positive momentum surrounding BVU Golf Course at Lake Creek points towards the 2022 Lake Creek Amateur.”
Registration information will be posted soon on the IGA website under the Tournaments tab at the top of the page and then by clicking on Additional Point Events.