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Creekside Golf Course

Valpo tries again to lease golf course operation

VALPARAISO | For the second year in a row, the city's Parks Department is looking for someone to take over operation of Creekside Golf Course, but this time it is taking a slightly different approach.

September 27, 2014 9:15 pm

Valpo golf courses trying hard to stay afloat

VALPARAISO | The city's Parks Department might have to introduce water polo to its program choices in order to make any money from Creekside Golf Course for a while.

August 27, 2014 12:12 pm
Patience, perseverance par for the course

Patience, perseverance par for the course

Dennis Walters, honorary PGA member and speaker, and his canine assistant, Bucky, visited Creekside Golf course in Valparaiso Sunday afternoon to give an inspirational talk to young members of The First Tee Program. Walters, who cannot walk, relearned golf and has been traveling the country …

July 27, 2014 8:25 pm
Patience, perseverance par for the course

Patience, perseverance par for the course

Rain falls on Dennis Walters, honorary PGA member and speaker, and his canine assistant, Bucky on Sunday at Creekside Golf Course in Valparaiso. Walters, who was injured in an accident 34 years ago which left him unable to walk, was at the golf course to give an inspiration talk to youths.

July 27, 2014 8:25 pm

Valpo OKs golf instruction pact for Creekside

VALPARAISO | The contract with American Golf Management LLC to lease Creekside Golf Course is still pending, but the city's Park Board approved an agreement with the company to provide golf instruction.

December 28, 2013 12:00 am

Creekside lease fulfilling golf coach's dream

VALPARAISO | The city's Park Board could vote on the first lease agreement for the operation of one of its golf courses.

December 07, 2013 8:30 pm

Valpo seeking companies to lease Creekside

VALPARAISO | Creekside Golf Course has been a success since opening in 2000, but it is not successful enough to pay the debt service on the bond to build it.

October 29, 2013 5:42 pm
Valpo parks honor legendary supporters

Valpo parks honor legendary supporters

VALPARAISO | Three people with long-time and generous connections to the city's parks were honored Thursday during a reception at the Butterfield Pavilion at Fairgrounds Park.

May 09, 2013 7:30 pm Photos

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Valpo Parks accepts Vale Park pathway

VALPARAISO | It took a few months, but the pathway along the Vale Park Way between Campbell and Valparaiso streets now belongs to the city's Parks Department.

December 19, 2012 8:00 pm
Summer here but spring green's fees stay in Valpo

Summer here but spring green's fees stay in Valpo

VALPARAISO | It's been a good year for Valparaiso's golf courses, and the park board agreed to send a big "thank you" to golfers by voting to keep the spring rates through the summer.

June 28, 2012 6:30 pm Photos

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Dubsky, Meihofer selected for First Tee Open at Pebble Beach

Dubsky, Meihofer selected for First Tee Open at Pebble Beach

As students of the First Tee of Valparaiso at Creekside Golf Course, Kyle Meinhofer and Harley Dubsky learned there's more to golf that just golf.

June 25, 2012 10:00 pm Photos

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Above par year for Valpo courses

VALPARAISO | The March warm spell enabled the city's golf courses to do something they haven't done in a long time - if ever - at this point in the year. They ended the month in the black.

April 24, 2012 10:38 pm

Spring Break Activity Days at Creekside Golf Course for all skill levels

VALPARAISO | The Valpo Parks Department has golfing opportunities for kids of all skill levels. Classes are instructed by Nancy Bender, LPGA teaching professional at Creekside Golf Course and Training Center, 2355 Clifford Road in Valparaiso.

February 23, 2012 3:00 pm

Junior golf instruction at Creekside for all skill levels

VALPARAISO | The Valpo Parks Department has instructional opportunities for kids of all skill levels. Classes are instructed by Nancy Bender, LPGA teaching professional at Creekside Golf Course and Training Center, 2355 Clifford Road in Valparaiso.

February 23, 2012 2:51 pm

Golf and chili open house Saturday

VALPARAISO | Come to Creekside Golf Course from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday for some golfing fun. Free trial use of the Simulators and outdoor-heated driving range, plus free chili and snacks. There will be a Closest to the Pin Contest. There is a $5 entry fee for the contest. The fees will be used…

February 16, 2012 2:27 pm

Mild winter makes Valpo golf a hot item

VALPARAISO | It's been a good winter for the city's golf courses.

January 26, 2012 8:00 pm

Valpo parks approves fee increases for most programs

VALPARAISO | The costs of most Valparaiso Parks Department programs will be going up in 2012 as the department tries to move closer to a model in which programs are self-supporting.

November 19, 2011 2:00 pm

Valpo to apply for beer license for Forest Park

VALPARAISO | The city's Park Board is again ready to file its application for a permit to sell beer at Valparaiso's Forest Park Golf Course.

October 26, 2011 5:25 pm
First Tee Open finalist respects the game

First Tee Open finalist respects the game

The first time Logan Bertalan played in the Nature Valley First Tee Open, he was the unwitting straight man in a walking comedy act.

August 01, 2011 10:00 pm

Plan for improving park security ready for review

VALPARAISO | Clearing vegetation, improving signs and adding amenities, such as a life-sized chess board, to draw more people are among the recommendations for improving security at the city's parks.

May 24, 2011 8:55 pm
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