Veenker Memorial Golf Course is a premier public golf facility owned and operated by the Facilities Planning & Management department at Iowa State University. VMGC was established May 12th, 1938 by George F Veenker, former ISU Athletic Director and Football Coach. Mr. Veenker had the idea to build a golf course on the ISU campus. He envisioned, and set in motion, a course to be built by the Works Progress Administration. Originally, a Perry Maxwell design, VMGC has since become one of the most talked about, demanding, challenging and fun-to-play golf courses in the Midwest. Veenker offers a full range of golfing activities for the enjoyment and benefit of Iowa State students, faculty, staff, friends of ISU, and the City of Ames.
The mission of The Veenker Memorial Golf Course is to provide a championship golf facility for Iowa State students, faculty, staff and friends of the University.
The Veenker Memorial Golf Course operation will strive to provide:
VMGC and/or staff are members of: USGA, IGA, NGF, GCSAA, IGCSA, PGA
Clubhouse Manager: Tess Balsley (515) 294-9493
Golf Course Manager/Superintendent: John Newton, C.G.C.S. (515) 294-6864
Head Golf Professional: Greg Dingel (515) 294-6727
Golf Outings Welcome!
We invite your group to choose VMGC as the site for your next outing. Veenker is a great choice for the popular bestshot format. Play your first shot "safe" and the rest of your group can go for it! You can be assured of quality service, a friendly staff and an excellent golfing experience. Our staff will strive to make your event enjoyable and memorable. Contact Greg Dingel or Tess Balsley to set up your special request event today! (515) 294-6727
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