There are plenty of great golf resorts in Missouri, and the Southwest Region is no exception. Golf travel in the Show Me State is fun and family-friendly. Enjoy a quick nine or a full 18; heck, you might even play 27. Grab your driver, a seven iron, maybe even a foot wedge, and your putter for an epic golf getaway.
This links-style course winds through 200-plus acres of Osage Prairie. Water is a factor on 10 holes. Large greens are among the best in the area.
Route 4, Box 345, Nevada MO 64772, 417-448-2750
Hours: 7 a.m.-dark
Start your golf expedition at this nine-hole public golf course. It features four sets of tee locations, Bermuda fairways and bent grass greens. Rolling terrain and tree-lined fairways make for an enjoyable round of golf.
509 W. Fields Blvd., El Dorado Springs MO 64744, 417-876-2551
Hours: Daily, 7:30 a.m.-7:30 p.m.
Deep in Southwestern Missouri's beautiful Ozarks is Lost Woods Golf Course. This scenic nine-hole, par-35 course incorporates bentgrass greens, zoysia tees and fairways, a well-stocked pro shop, lounge, driving ranges and golf carts.
131 Lost Woods Drive, Theodosia MO 65761, 417-273-4877
Hours: Daily: 8 a.m.-7 p.m.
The Payne Stewart Golf Club is a tribute course honoring the life and legacy of golf legend Payne Stewart. This is a challenging course that requires consistent shot-making skills. It was designed by Chuck Smith with design consultant and PGA Professional Bobby Clampett.
100 N. Payne Stewart Drive, Branson MO 65616, 417-337-2963
Hours: Golf Course: 7 a.m.-dusk; Restaurant: 7 a.m.-8 p.m.
Perfect for novice, intermediate, or highly skilled players, this course spans 6,312 yards of beautifully maintained fairways and challenging greens.
2409 S. Scenice Ave., Springfield MO 65807, 417-891-1645