Branson boasts two of the top five golf courses in the state of Missouri, according to Golfweek. With an average high temperature of 64 degrees and 42 inches of rain, Branson is the perfect host for golf just about all year long. World-renowned designers such as Bobby Clampett, Tom Fazio, and Jack Nicklaus have designed award-winning courses here. The beauty of the Ozark Mountains used as a backdrop. With several impressive courses to choose from, there is a course for all skill levels and budgets. As you are planning your trip to Branson, don’t forget your golf clubs!
Buffalo Ridge Golf Course – #1 Public Course in Missouri
The course at Buffalo Ridge is an 18-hole championship golf course that enhances the magnificent landscape of the Ozark Mountains by incorporating the natural beauty of the land with lush fairways and pristine greens. The course was originally designed by Tom Fazio and has been purchased and rebranded by Johnny Morris, owner of Bass Pro Shops, in recent years. This course is used to host the Legends of Golf tournament each year and features actual buffaloes roaming around.
*According to GolfDigest’s 100 Greatest Public Courses for 2015-2016
Branson Hills Golf Club, formerly known as Payne Stewart Golf Club, is nestled in the picturesque mountains surrounding Branson. This course offers a one-of-a-kind golfing experience. Designed by Chuck Smith along with PGA professional Bobby Clampett, this course is a tribute to legendary Missouri golfers. Playing at 7,324 yards, this championship course challenges even the most advanced players. The course has also been ranked No. 1 on Golfweek’s “Best Courses You Can Play in Missouri” list every year since 2012.
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