Category : Upcoming Events

First ever GreatLIFE Junior Tour set for summer.

2018 is the inaugural year for the GreatLIFE Junior Tour. Young golfers of all abilities are invited to join and experience the thrill of golf competition.

Medals will be given out for each event and an overall GreatLIFE Champion will be crowned for each age division in both boys and girls.

The GreatLIFE Junior Tour will feature a points system similar to the FED Ex Cup on the PGA tour and take place on the following courses:


Monday, June 25thWillow Run

18 hole stroke play


Tuesday, July 2ndRocky Run

2 person team event

6-6-6 event, best ball, alternate shot, scramble


Monday, July 16thCentral Valley

18 hole stroke play


Thursday, July 19thBakker Crossing

18 hole stroke play


Price is $25 per event or $80 for all four events, includes green fees, range balls and lunch. Age divisions are 16-18, 14-15, and 13 and under.

For complete information, deadlines and registration go to our GreatLIFE Junior Tour page.

2018 Father’s Day Two-Person Scramble

2018 Father’s Day Two-Person Scramble

We are now taking sign-ups for the 2018 Bakker Crossing Father’s Day Two-Person Scramble! Father son/daughter teams.

Sunday, June 17th, 2018.
8am Shotgun Start

We will hold the tournament in conjunction with the US Open. Each team will draw a player from the leaders of the US Open.  Your team’s score and the Sunday score of the player you draw will determine the winners.

Call or sign up in the Pro shop today! (605) 368-9700

Entry Fee: (includes Green Fees, Cart, Lunch & Prizes)
$90 per team (non GreatLIFE members)
$70 per team (one GreatLIFE member, one non-member)
$50 per team (both GreatLIFE members)

Youth, Adult and Senior flights available!

Free Golf Clinics and Family Nights for the Summer

Free Golf Clinics and Family Nights for the Summer

Summer is a great time to make the most of your GreatLIFE Golf and Fitness membership. And we’ve just announced our free golf clinics and family nights for the summer.

Whether you’re a seasoned golfer or aspiring junior golfer, there is always more to learn. And why not do it through GreatLIFE? Brush up your game and spend some fun quality time with the family.

Adult Clinics –Beginning week of May 7th.

  • Willow Run – Tuesdays from 6-7 pm – Starting May 8th.
  • Bakker Crossing – Mondays – 6-7 pm
  • Central Valley – Mondays – 6-7 pm
  • Rocky Run – Adult Clinic – Fridays – 6 pm-7 pm

Junior Clinics

  • Willow Run – Wednesdays – 8:30 – 9:30 am
  • Bakker Crossing – Monday mornings 8-9 am
  • Central Valley – Tuesdays – 8-9 am
  • Rocky Run – Junior Clinic – Mondays – 9 am-10 am

Family Nights – Start May 13th
Bakker Crossing and Willow Run only.

  • 5 pm – Clinic
  • 6 pm – Golf
  • 8 pm – Food

Willow Run offers a buy one entree and get one children’s meal free on Sunday evenings.

Please Call to Sign Up!

Ladies, It’s Time to Golf at Bakker Crossing!

Ladies night opens this Tuesday!

We are excited to see all our loyal members once again and cannot wait to meet all the new participants that have decided to join us this season!
Week 1, Opening Night
Tuesday, May 1st
Registration & Hors d’oeuvres
4:00 pm – 5:00 pm (Must have 2018 BCLGA Dues paid)
5:00 pm – 5:30 pm
5:30 pm (both nines)
On the Menu
Meat & Cheese Tray w/ Cocktail Buns, Swedish Meatballs, Tortilla Pin Wheels, Veggie Tray, and Free Drinks!
Flag Prizes (both nines)
The dues for the 2018 BCLGA season are $50.00.
New in 2018, participants will not be required to pay $5.00 for the weekly competition.
BCLGA Members will now compete in a season long points competition. Each week will feature an exciting format and an opportunity for players to earn points. Points are awarded based on player performance and participation. At season’s end, the BCLGA will provide awards/prizes to the players with the most points.
Dues Include:
  • 2018 USGA Handicap ($35 value)
  • Opening Night hors d’oeuvres
  • Eligibility to compete in the Ladies’ Club Championship
  • Preferred course access on Tuesday evenings
  • Year-end dinner
Dues may be paid at the opening night registration or anytime between now and the end of the season. Dues must be paid prior to competing in any BCLGA event.
Reminder: To be a member of the Bakker Crossing Ladies’ Golf Association, you DO NOT need to be a member of GreatLIFE Golf & Fitness Club. We ask of you to spread the word and bring out your friends to try out Ladies’ Day at Bakker Crossing!
Thank you for being a part of Ladies’ Day at Bakker Crossing and we look forward to seeing you on Tuesday, May 1st!
For all information regarding Ladies’ Day at Bakker Crossing and to access the entire 2018 schedule, please visit the Ladies’ Day Website!

Bakker Crossing Fall Final

3-Person Best Ball/Scramble

Introducing a new event at Bakker Crossing! Mark the end of your season with one “Final” event.

The “Fall Final” at Bakker Crossing features teams of three people playing Best Ball on the front 9 and a Scramble on the back 9. The front 9 will play fairly easy and the back 9 will play much harder.

Enjoy the cool weather and the beautiful fall atmosphere while you still can! Winter is coming.

Forecast for the Event: High of 65 and Partly Sunny!

Bakker Crossing 3-Person Fall Final


Call the Pro Shop at (605) 368-9700 today to sign up your 3-Person Team!

We hope to see you here!

2017 Monster Day

2017 Monster Day is Fast Approaching

Don’t miss out on the craziest tournament weekend of the season! Contact Bakker Crossing today at (605) 368-9700 to reserve your team’s spot in one or both of this year’s MONSTER DAY Tournaments!

#1 – Saturday, September 23rd
#2 – Sunday, September 24th

Golf Course Setup:

  • 8 inch cups on the greens
  • black tees and lengthened holes
  • pins in extremely tough positions

Entry Fee:

  • $40 per GreatLIFE member
  • $75 per non-GreatLIFE member
  • Includes: Green fees, cart, lunch, and prizes


Payouts (Based on 28 teams)

Championship Flight
1st place – $1000 cash
2nd place – $400 GC
3rd place – $300 GC
4th place – $200 GC

Additional Flights
1st place – $500 GC
2nd place – $400 GC
3rd place – $300 GC
4th place – $200 GC

Cash skins game – $20/team
Mulligans available $20/team


GreatLIFE is counting down to Garth Brooks’ return to Sioux Falls with a weekly ticket giveaway.*

Enroll a new 12-month membership with GreatLIFE – either Fitness PLUS or Golf and Fitness PLUS — and you will be entered into a weekly drawing to see Garth Brooks live.

Entries will begin August 14th and a drawing will take place every Thursday for four weeks beginning August 24th. Get a great fitness membership to kick start a healthy lifestyle and a chance at seeing some great music. Either way, you win at GreatLIFE.

*Offer good for new memberships only. Not valid with any other offers, some restrictions apply. New members must provide voided check or bank account information at sign-up. Excludes Mitchell, SD.

Inaugural Susan G. Komen Bakker Crossing Ladies’ Golf Association Rally for the Cure!


Join us Tuesday, August 22nd for the inaugural Susan G. Komen Bakker Crossing Ladies’ Golf Association Rally for the Cure!

FORMAT: 2-Woman Scramble

  • Bring your own partner
  • Play in foursomes
  • We will make pairs for all players without a partner


  • Weekly game entry fee (normally $5)
  • Pizza and beverage after play (approx. 7:45pm)
  • Green Fees for non-members! (cart fee not included)
  • Numerous Door Prizes
    *Note – your donation to the cause is tax deductible


  • 3 for $5


  • 1 for $5

The mission of Susan G. Komen is to eradicate breast cancer as a life-threatening disease by advancing research, education, screening, and treatment.

We do this by working with the community and organizing events like the Komen Rally for the Cure in Sioux Falls, SD. We use the money that is raised to sponsor education, screening, and treatment support programs throughout our service area. Our efforts reach women and men of all ages, ethnicities, educational backgrounds, and demographic locations.

We at Bakker Crossing are honored to host this event and support the cause. We hope to see you here on August 15th!

If you are planning on being a part of the event please email so we know how many people to prepare food for. Thank you!

Bakker Crossing Couples Clinic

Bakker Crossing Couples Clinic

Join us this Saturday night (August 12) at 6:00 pm for the Couples’ Golf Clinic at Bakker Crossing.

Couples of all skill levels are welcome! From beginner golfers to advanced, we are here to help.

The clinic runs from 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm.

Students will learn critical golf skills and a better understanding of the golf swing. Walk away with the confidence that when you go to practice, you are practicing the right things, for YOU!

After the clinic our Duffer’s Bar & Grill will be ready to serve with drink and food specials!

Sign up today by calling our Pro Shop at (605) 368-9700.

Only $100 per couple. Space is limited so don’t wait to sign up!


David Huffman
GreatLIFE Director of Instruction and Malaska Golf Instructor

Jason Crisp
Head Golf Professional – Bakker Crossing Golf Course

4th Annual GreatLIFE Championship

4th Annual GreatLIFE Championship

36-Hole Stoke Play for Men
18-Hole Stroke Play for Women

Men – Saturday, July 22nd: Rocky Run 18-holes.
Men – Sunday, July 23rd: Bakker Crossing 18-Holes
Women – Saturday, July 22nd: Bakker Crossing 18-holes.

Mens Entry Fee: $40 (Includes meal after play on Sunday)
Womens Entry Fee: $40 (Includes meal after play on Saturday)

Men call Rocky Run to sign up (605) 428-3498
Women call Bakker Crossing to sign up (605) 368-9700

Make your own tee-time for Saturday
Tee-times from 8:00am-11:00am

Sunday tee-times/pairings will be based on the previous days score.

Open to all men and women GreatLIFE members – must have an active GHIN handicap.

Three divisions: Mens, Womens and Senior (50+). All flights within each division will be divided by handicap.

$20 cash skins game.

Men call Rocky Run to sign up (605) 428-3498
Women call Bakker Crossing to sign up (605) 368-9700