Trip Ideas: Hit the Links in Southeast Missouri
Missouri offers great golf and travel opportunities across the state. In southern Missouri, the courses offer beautiful views of the Ozark Hills, making the area an ideal location for Midwest golf vacations. Here's a look at nine courses to consider in Southeast Missouri.
Morning
The golf course offers a player-friendly layout with four sets of tees, Bermuda-grass fairways lined with pine trees, and bentgrass greens. After your round, explore Ste. Genevieve, one of the most historic cities in Missouri. The quaint city is home to several wineries, too.
17450 Clubhouse Court, Ste. Genevieve MO 63670, 573-883-2949
Hours: 7 a.m.-7 p.m.
The 18-hole course features Bermuda fairways and bent grass greens, along with hilly, tree-lined fairways.
3280 Perryville Road, Cape Girardeau MO 63701, 573-334-2031
Hours: Dawn-dusk
Afternoon
Hidden Trails Country Club is an 18-hole USGA golf course for youth and adults. Non-members may play for a fee; cart rental is available.
11601 Hidden Trails Drive, Dexter MO 63841, 573-624-3638
Hours: Tues.-Sun., 8:30 a.m.-8:30 p.m.
The course is nine holes, with tree-lined Bermuda fairways and bentgrass greens. On-site facilities include an outdoor swimming pool and a clubhouse with fine dining.
1376 Mill St., New Madrid MO 63869, 573-748-5022
Hours: Sunrise-sunset
Evening
Get your twilight nine (or 18, if you play well enough) in at West Plains Country Club. The course features 6,048 yards of golf from the longest tees, for a par of 70.
1402 Country Club Drive, West Plains MO 65775, 417-257-2726
Hours: Mon., 11 a.m.-6:30 p.m.; Tues.-Sun., 8 a.m.-6:30 p.m.