150 Top of the Rock Rd,
Ridgedale, Missouri 65739
Designed as a Jack Nicklaus Signature Course (2014).
The five courses at Big Cedar Lodge are: Buffalo Ridge Springs (18-hole; par-71; 7036 yds from back tees; rating 73.4; designer Tom Fazio); Ozarks National (18-hole; par-71; 7036 yds; rating 73.9; Coore & Crenshaw); Payne's Valley (18-hole; par-72; 7308 yds; Tiger Woods); Mountain Top (13-hole; 1912 yds; Gary Player); Top of the Rock (9-hole; par-27; 1420 yds; Jack Nicklaus).
Ozarks Natl, Mountain Top and Payne's Valley share the same clubhouse. Located 1.5 mi N is the Buffalo Ridge clubhouse, while 9 mi (by car) to the SW is the Top of the Rock facility.
7 mi SE of Hollister / 48 mi S of Springfield.
Top of the Rock is a Jack Nicklaus designed 9-hole member of the Big Cedar Golf collection of courses. The inspiration of Bass Pro Shops founder Johnny Morris, the Big Cedar resort is located in a wilderness environment close to Table Rock Lake in southern Missouri. On offer here is a unique array of 9-, 13- and 18-hole golf layouts. Although only 9-holes, Top of the Rock is one of the host courses for the Bass Pro Shops Legends of Golf tournament, a PGA Tour Champions event.
Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.
Must book in advance.
Credit cards accepted. Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc. [Last updated: 2020].
Top of the Rock is part of the Big Cedar Golf stable of courses. The Big Cedar golf and wilderness resort is the inspiration of Johnny Morris, the founder of Bass Pro Shops, one of the USA's biggest retailers of hunting, fishing, camping and other related outdoor recreation gear.
Also located at the Big Cedar's Top of the Rock facility is an Arnold Palmer designed practice facility, and Tom Watson's one-acre putting complex called the "Himalayas." You will also find "Arnie’s Barn," a 150-year-old barn relocated from Arnold Palmer’s backyard in Latrobe, Pennsylvania, complete with historic photos and memorabilia from Palmer’s career achievements.
612 Devil's Pool Rd, Ridgedale, MO 65739.
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Big Cedar Lodge, originally established in 1921, is located at the heart of the Big Cedar Resort, one of America's largest wilderness destinations, and now a sizable golf destination. A wide variety of accommodations are available at Big Cedar, including lodge rooms, private cabins, cottages, glamping and camp cabins and high-end exclusive accommodations. Big Cedar Lodge itself is a member of the Historic Hotels of America collection.
Big Cedar Golf's Top of the Rock (3.5 mi), Buffalo Ridge Springs (10 mi), Mountain Top, Ozarks National and Payne's Valley courses (12 mi).
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