Monday, August 26, 2019

Branson Astounds with Array of Golf Stay and Play Packages, Amenities, and Lodging Options

Top-Rated Courses, Hotels Can Stand Alone or be Combined with Spa, Fishing, Shooting, and Nature Activities

(Branson, Missouri) – Branson commands attention as America’s fastest growing golf destination thanks to several new courses; fortunately the variety and high quality of amenities and overnight accommodations ensures guests luxuriate on and off the course.

Consider the brand-new Branson Reunion Lodges at Thousand Hills Golf Resort, home to the fun and well-conceived 18-hole layout designed by Bob Cupp. Four of the 7- and 10-bedroom units are brand new and open to welcome groups, with three more under construction.

The 7-bedroom units are comprised of three levels, over 3,500 square feet, and six private bedrooms featuring king-sized beds and private baths. The Bunkroom features three sets of twin bunkbeds and a bathroom.  The spacious, well-appointed kitchen is on the main level, the lower-level kitchenette has a refrigerator and wet bar. The 10-bedroom Lodges sleep also provide three levels, over 4,900 square feet, eight private bedrooms featuring king-sized beds and private baths, and two Bunkrooms. The main-level kitchen includes two refrigerators and dishwashers. The lower-level kitchenette adds a third refrigerator and wet bar.

“Our Reunion Lodges are first class and have been a big hit,” said Gary Nelson, Thousand Hills Golf Manager. “They’re ideal for our Stay and Play Package groups, have beautiful course views, and, of course, include our prime central Branson location.”

Guests of both Reunion Lodge types will have access to the Legacy Indoor Pool located behind the Lodges at Legacy Place. For more information:

Big Cedar Lodge continues astounding the golf world with an ever-growing portfolio of remarkable courses designed by some of the biggest names in golf. Ozarks National – designed by Bill Coore and Ben Crenshaw – opened in May 2019. Payne’s Valley, by Tiger Woods and his golf architecture company TGR Design, is nearing completion and will be announcing opening plans soon. When it does, Big Cedar will be home to five course options, including Buffalo Ridges Springs (Tom Fazio), Mountain Top (Gary Player), and Top of the Rock (Jack Nicklaus).

With those spectacular playing options leading the way – by arguably the greatest collection of iconic golf legends ever assembled in one place – the amenities and accommodations must be top notch as well. Indeed, they are, with unique stay-and-play packages pairing golf with spa, shooting academy, and guided fishing options.

Standalone amenity options include boat cruises, horseback riding, children’s amusement center, several restaurants, pools, fitness center, and nature excursions. Overnight stay choices run the gamut from lodge rooms and private log cabins, to glamping units and exclusive accommodations.

For golfers who prefer more traditional hotel stay-and-play experiences, look no further than Branson Hills Golf Club, which teams with the Hiltons of Branson to offer two hotel options. Both the Hilton Branson Convention Center and Hilton Promenade are located within one block of each other and Branson Landing, the downtown Branson lifestyle retail, restaurant and waterfront entertainment district. Ranked the No. 2 best golf venue in Missouri by Golfweek (Buffalo Ridge Springs is rated No. 1), Branson Hills is a championship-caliber course designed by Chuck Smith with design associate Bobby Clampett, a former U.S. Amateur champion and network golf broadcaster. For more information, visit or call Hiltons of Branson at 1-800-HILTONS (445-8667), 417.336.5500.

Branson golf visitors often pair the fore mentioned courses with LedgeStone Country Club (rated No. 6 in Missouri), The Pointe, or Holiday Hills. For more information, visit or

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