Several Branson Golf Courses Remain Open; Price, Protocol, and Best Practices Vary by Venue


Several Branson golf courses are open for play, with adjusted hours, greens fees, and other variables as follows.

Big Cedar Golf

Ozarks National, Mountain Top, Buffalo Ridge and Payne’s Valley are open. Buffalo Ridge costs $115 to play 18 holes, Mountain Top is $50 for its 13 holes ($30 if you play a different Big Cedar course before playing it), and Payne’s Valley is $195 for its 13 holes. For the Ozarks National greens fee, call or go to the website:

Thousand Hills
The course is open to the public. Tee times are at 15-minute increments, and only one player is allowed per cart. The grill and pro shop are closed, and the course is only taking payment by credit card.

Branson Hills
The golf club is closed on Monday-Thursday, open Friday-Sunday (1 pm is the last tee time when open). Golfers must pay online when booking. The cost for 18 holes is $79. Players are directed not to touch the flagsticks, and all rakes have been removed from the course. The clubhouse is closed, and no F&B is currently being offered. The on-course restrooms remain open. Guests are asked to remove all trash from the golf carts at the completion of play.


The golf club is closed to the public until May 1; that will be reviewed on April 24. The course is open to members, with revised policies pertaining to payment, play, and checking in. See for details.

The Pointe
The golf club is also currently closed to the public, with member only play.

Branson Hills Golf Club, 417.337.2963
Buffalo Ridge Springs Golf Course, 800.225.6343
Holiday Hills Resort and Golf Club, 417.334.4838
Mountain Top Course, 800.225.6343
LedgeStone Country Club at StoneBridge Village, 417.335.8187
Ozarks National, 800.225.6343
Payne’s Valley, 800.225.6343
The Pointe, 417.334.4477
Top of the Rock Golf Course, 800.225.6343
Thousand Hills Golf Resort, 800.487.0769, 417.334.4553

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About Author

Glen Turk is a Wisconsin native who has been the Senior Writer/Editor of Midwest Golfing Magazine since 2006. Besides being an avid golfer, Glen enjoys traveling, music, and cheering on the finest professional sports team of all-time, the Green Bay Packers. Glen’s ultimate golf goal is to play in all fifty states and currently he is more than half way there. His other dream, albeit far-fetched, it to record an ace in all seven states of our distribution area. Thanks to an ace in Illinois in 2015, and one in Michigan in 2016, he has three down, four to go!

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