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Great public golf courses can be found across Missouri – in metropolitan areas, charming small towns and some of the state’s most beautiful destinations. No matter where your travels take you, you’ll be teeing off in no time.


A. The Cove Course at The Lodge of Four Seasons

Designed by Robert Trent Jones Sr., The Lodge of the Four Season’s signature course features sweeping views of the Lake of the Ozarks. The 18-hole course has undulating fairways and challenging greens.

B. The Ridge Course at The Lodge of Four Seasons

Described as player friendly, the 18-hole course offers generous landing areas. Golfers can enjoy the rolling hills, native wildflowers and beautiful Lake of the Ozarks views.

C. Old Kinderhook Golf Course

This Tom Weiskopf signature golf course is carved out of the Ozark Hills to make the most of the area’s natural beauty. The 18-hole course at Old Kinderhook Resort features rolling terrain and rock-lined waterfalls.

D. Margaritaville Lake Resort Lake of the Ozarks

The Oaks course is part of the Margaritaville Lake Resort, located at the Lake of the Ozarks. The 18-hole course has tree-line fairways and scenic vistas.


A. Shoal Creek Golf Course

This course in North Kansas City offers 18 holes with striking elevation changes amid picturesque terrain.

B. Stone Canyon Golf Club

Located just outside of Blue Springs, this 18-hole Greg Norman-designed course, highlights interesting rock outcroppings, rolling topography and dramatic long views toward downtown Kansas City.


A. Missouri Bluffs Golf Club

This 18-hole course is the only one in the St. Louis area designed by golf course architect Tom Fazio. Located in St. Charles, the course features challenging layout and scenic views.

B. Forest Park – St. Louis

Located in St. Louis, in one of the largest urban parks in the United States, the Forest Park Golf Course is home to three, nine-hole courses.

C. La Plata Golf Course

This 18-hole course, located in the small town of La Plata, is among the most challenging in northeast Missouri.


A. Rivercut Municipal Golf Course

Considered the centerpiece of the Springfield-Green County public golf courses, this 18-hole course was designed by Ken Dye. It features fairways bordering the scenic James River and large greens with significant undulations.

B. Buffalo Ridge Springs Golf Course

This 18-hole course, located at Big Cedar Lodge near Branson, was designed by Tom Fazio. The course features eye-catching rock formations, caves and bison grazing on native grasses.

C. Top of the Rock Golf Course

Designed by Jack Nicklaus, this nine-hole course offers panoramic views of Table Rock Lake. Three sets of tees allow for 18 holes of play. The site is a nature-based heritage preserve created by Bass Pro Shops founder Johnny Morris and is part of Big Cedar Lodge.

D. Mountain Top Golf Course

Created by Gary Player, this 13-hole short course at Big Cedar Lodge routes players through rock formations and includes dramatic views of Table Rock Lake.

E. Ozarks National

The golf course architect team of Bill Coore and Ben Crenshaw created this 18-hole course at Big Cedar Lodge. Designed to connect golfers with nature, the course features beautiful Ozark views.


A. Perryville Country Club

This semi-private course welcomes nonmembers for regular play and to participate in club-sponsored tournaments. Located in Perryville, the 18-hole course features Zoysia grass fairways.

B. Cape Jaycee Municipal Golf Course

Located in Cape Girardeau, this 18-hole course features tree-lined Zoysia fairways and bent grass greens.