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Freshly cut greens, Ozark scenery, and courses designed by some of the most well-known names in the sport. That sounds pretty good, right? Well, when you go golfing in Branson, that’s exactly what you’ll find, and more. Live entertainment might be the king of attractions here, but golf courses in Branson are some of the best in the country. Professionals compete on Branson’s PGA-worthy fairways, and you can too. Head to these Branson golf courses for a top-notch golf experience!

The Best Golf Courses in Branson

Branson Hills Golf Club

On of the most popular golf courses in Branson, Branson Hills Golf Club offers golfers a beautiful course that incorporates a variety of challenging landscape. According to the club’s website, the course was designed by Chuck Smith with help pro golfer Bobby Clampett and serves as a tribute to Missouri’s best golfers. Visit Branson Hills Golf Club online for tee times, Clubhouse information (including weddings!), and more.

The Pointe at Pointe Royale Golf Village

18 holes surrounded by Ozark beauty on a par-70 course await golfers at The Pointe. Whether you’re tackling this championship course on a Saturday afternoon, picking up a new set of golf clubs at the Pro Shop, or talking to resident PGA Professional Evan Bradley, The Pointe Royale Golf Village is the place to be for golfers of any skill level. Check out The Pointe’s website for more information!

Top of the Rock Golf Course

Located just minutes away from Branson in Ridgedale, Top of the Rock Golf Course is the area’s premier place to play. One of two courses featured in the annual Bass Pro Shops Legends of Golf Tournament, Top of the Rock Golf Course is not only worthy of golf’s most legendary names but was designed with their help, too. The 9-hole course overlooks Table Rock Lake and is one of Jack Nicklaus’ signature courses. Play an unforgettable round at one of the best golf courses near Branson!

Payne’s Valley

Also located in Ridgedale, Payne’s Valley was designed by Tiger woods, the 82-time PGA TOUR winner. It will be the first public-access golf course designed by Woods and his design firm TGR Design. It is scheduled to open Summer 2020. It is currently open for Preview Play {as of May 2020}

Ozarks National

This golf course was called the ‘Best new public course in America’ by Golf Digest! The 18-hole layout was designed by duo Bill Coore and Ben Crenshaw.

Thousand Hills Golf Resort

If a course holds the title of “Best Par 64 in the World,” you should probably go. Thousand Hills Golf Resort stands out among the already impressive list of golf courses in Branson, boasting a course that’s highly favored both locally and nationally. Book your tee time today and come experience what countless golfers love about this course. Visit Thousand Hills online for tee times, course information, and more.

Buffalo Ridge Springs

Buffalo Ridge Springs is the other course featured in the Bass Pro Shops Legends of Golf Tournament, not far from the nearby Top of the Rock. Featuring 18 holes, this award-winning par 71 course is open to the public and offers all the exciting challenges you can expect from a course designed by Tom Fazio. Head to the Buffalo Ridge Springs Golf Course website to book a tee time today!

Holiday Hills Resort & Golf Club

Enjoy a par 68 course, full of challenging bunkers, ponds, and more at Holiday Hills Resort & Golf Club. The course features a great variety of lengths between the 18 holes, giving avid golfers the chance to test their skills, including the course’s signature Hole 16. If you forgot your gloves, need some new cleats, or want to treat yourself to new gear, head to the Pro Shop! Reserve a tee time and experience one of the best golf courses in Branson.

LedgeStone Country Club

This 18-hole, par 71, championship course is located in the StoneBridge development!

Rustic Appeal and Modern Amenities, Only Minutes from the Best of Branson

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From April 20-24, 2016, veteran PGA golfers will converge at the Big Cedar Lodge in Ridgedale, MO for the Bass Pro Shops Legends of Golf Tournament. Competing for a $2.4M purse, renowned participants including Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player will bring their game to the Top of the Rock and Buffalo Ridge Springs golf courses. This year’s tournament is a must-see event for any fan of golf, giving crowds an exciting display of team play by some of the biggest names in the sport.


Part of the PGA Champions tour, the Bass Pro Shops Legends of Golf tournament pits two-man teams against each other on the 9-hole Top of the Rock and 18-hole Buffalo Ridge Springs golf courses, resulting in a multi-day, 54 hole competition. Top of the Rock’s scenery is a sight to behold, affording golfers stunning views of the Ozark mountains as they play through 9 holes that overlook Table Rock Lake. According to the course’s website, Top of the Rock is the only Par-3 golf course sanctioned by the PGA Tour. The lengthier counterpart to Top of the Rock is the nearby Buffalo Ridge Springs course, designed by accomplished golf course architect Tom Fazio. Both courses are exceptional settings for the tournament’s esteemed participants.


The format for the tournament pairs golfers together, announced the week of the event. Golfers are split into two divisions, the Champions Division and the Legends Division. Leading up to the main tournament is the Pro-Am and Outdoor Experience on April 20 and 21, featuring 52 teams competing on both golf courses, as well as fishing, archery and competitive shooting, according to Bassprolegends.com. Then, at 9:30 a.m. on Friday, April 22, the Bass Pro Shops Legends of Golf tournament will officially begin! Golfers will treat spectators to three days of exciting competition, finishing on April 24, Championship Sunday. A full schedule of events can be found here. If you’ve never experienced the thrill of this tournament, last year’s winning duo of Joe Durant and Billy Andrade are a prime example. According to PGATOUR.com, Durant hit a hole-in-one and the team finished up 19 under after completing the tournament’s 54 holes, winning the Legends Division. Throughout the tournament’s duration, excellent competition and fun can be expected.


Any avid fan of golf will want to make sure they secure their tickets to this year’s event! Single-day and tournament tickets can be purchased through Basspro.com, the event’s main sponsor for the third consecutive year. Other notable 2016 sponsors include host Big Cedar Lodge, MasterCard and ExploreBranson.com. Ozarks Heritage, James River and White River sponsorships are also offered. Those looking for a premium, perq-filled experience should consider these options. For a complete list of tournament information, facts, and history, visit Bassprolegends.com.


The Bass Pro Shops Legends of Golf tournament is undoubtedly one of the most thrilling events to be held in the Branson area. If you’re making the trip to Ridgedale, we recommend booking your stay with Amazing Branson! After a long day at the tournament, the best way to recover is from the peace and quiet of your own rental cabin, surrounded by Branson’s natural beauty. Contact us today, and we’ll help you find the perfect place to stay.