Buena Vista University Golf Course at Lake Creek

Annual golf event raises funds for Buena Vista Regional Healthcare Foundation

Thirty two teams participated in the Buena Vista Regional Healthcare Foundation golf event held on June 8 at Buena Vista University Golf Course at Lake Creek. Proceeds from the event will help fund needed equipment and training when unbudgeted needs arise. This helps to educate future medical providers, provide access to local testing and procedures, enhance safety, and ensure that […]

Lake Creek celebrates a golden anniversary


An idea that began as just that – an idea – comes full circle this weekend as the Buena Vista University Golf Course at Lake Creek celebrates its 50th anniversary. To mark the occasion, golf is offered at 1972 green fees ($5.50) on Friday with a cookout to follow. A four-person best shot golf outing takes place at 10 a.m. […]

BVU Lake Creek welcomes Midwest’s best golfers for Lake Creek Amateur this weekend

Tournament helps determine IGA Player of the Year

Ninety golfers tee it up this Saturday and Sunday as the Buena Vista University Golf Course at Lake Creek hosts the 2022 Lake Creek Amateur, an official points event for the Iowa Golf Association (IGA). In November, the IGA named BVU Lake Creek its 18-Hole Golf Course of the Year, an honor that, in part, was due to the work […]

Business After Hours at Buena Vista University Golf Course at Lake Creek Country Club

Storm Lake United would like to invite the public and business community to attend a Business After Hours at Buena Vista University Golf Course at Lake Creek. The event will take place in the Clubhouse located at 1 Clubhouse Dr. at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, May 25. The course was recently named 18-hole Course of the Year by the Iowa […]

BVU Lake Creek named Iowa’s 18-Hole Course of the Year

Iowa Golf Association cites rise in participation, return of Lake Creek Amateur in honoring club

The Iowa Golf Association has named Buena Vista University Golf Course at Lake Creek as the 18-Hole Iowa Golf Course of the Year for 2021. Growth in tournament play, a return to corporate outings, an increase in junior golf participation, and the return of the Lake Creek Amateur in 2020 were factors cited by the Iowa Golf Association in bestowing […]

Clausen defends BVU Lake Creek Club title after torrid final round


Aaron Clausen continued his winning ways in capturing the 2021 Club Championship at Buena Vista University Golf Course at Lake Creek last Sunday. Clausen, the 2020 club champion, fired a 3-under par 69 to claim the title by 10 strokes over runner-up Tom James. The pair entered Sunday’s final round tied atop the leaderboard at 3-over par 75. Clausen’s 69 […]

Sioux Falls golfer edges Iowa Amateur champion for Lake Creek Amateur title


Brenden Bassing parred No. 18 to win a one-hole sudden death playoff against J.D. Anderson to claim the 2021 Lake Creek Amateur at Buena Vista University Golf Course at Lake Creek in Storm Lake on Sunday. Bassing, a University of Sioux Falls golfer, gave up a three-shot lead in the final three holes of the 36-hole tournament as Anderson, a […]

Eager Beaver at Lake Creek

Players at Buena Vista University Golf Course at Lake Creek have likely noticed the recent work of a resident beaver on the course’s seventh hole. Enough shots have plunked the tree over the years that more than a few players will likely cheer its demise. TIMES photo by JAKE KURTZ