Top of the Rock — Home to the Bass Pro Shops Legends of Golf
Top of the Rock Golf Course
|150 Top of the Rock Road|
|Ridgedale, MO 65739|
|Phone: 417-335-2777 or 1-800-BC-LODGE|
|Top of the Rock||Big Cedar|
|Golf Course Architects:||Jack Nicklaus Signature Design|
Located next to Big Cedar Lodge, Top of the Rock Golf Course is one of the most amazing golf experiences ever developed. Johnny Morris, with the assistance of golf legends Jack Nicklaus, Tom Watson, and Arnold Palmer, spent nearly 8 years crafting the Top of the Rock Golf Course out of the Ozarks landscape.
The first-ever Par-3 course to stage a PGA TOUR-sanctioned event, Top of the Rock is Missouri golf at its finest. Located high above Table Rock Lake with tranquil waterfalls, meandering creeks, and lakes and ponds teeming with bass, the course is a true celebration of nature.
In addition to the Jack Nicklaus Signature Course, golfers will enjoy the Arnold Palmer-designed practice facility and Arnie's Barn, a beautifully restored 150-year-old barn that was transported from Palmer's hometown of Latrobe, Pennsylvania. The barn was rebuilt plank by plank and then finished with historic photos and memorabilia from The King's legendary career.
Buffalo Ridge — Home to the Bass Pro Shops Legends of Golf
Buffalo Ridge Springs Golf Course
|1001 Branson Creek Blvd.|
|Hollister, MO 65672|
|Golf Course Architects:||Tom Fazio and Johnny Morris|
|Course Opening (as Branson Creek Golf Club):||1999|
|Course Re-Opening (as Buffalo Ridge):||2014|
|Head Golf Pro:||Greg Thomas|
|First Cut Rough:||Bermuda|
|Second Cut Rough:||Fescue|
Buffalo Ridge is an 18-hole public golf course situated in the heart of the beautiful Ozark Mountains. Regularly ranked among Missouri's best public golf courses, Buffalo Ridge joins Top of the Rock as one of the hosts of the PGA TOUR Champions Legends of Golf tournament.
Originally opened as Branson Creek in 1999, the course was purchased by Bass Pro Shops founder Johnny Morris and revitalized in preparation for the first Bass Pro Shops Legends of Golf tournament in 2014. Original designer Tom Fazio came back to work with Johnny on the redesign, which included incorporating new approaches, water features, completely renovated bunkers, and a stretch of holes that bring players in close contact with nature, native grasses, and free-ranging buffalo from nearby Dogwood Canyon Nature Park.