Award-Winning Golf Trail

Why should Central Missouri’s Lake of the Ozarks be your next golf destination?

Below you will find a few reasons, aside from our 13 outstanding courses, why the Lake of the Ozarks if way above par.


  • Best Golf Trail in the Midwest – AAA Midwest Traveler
  • Best Weekend Golf Getaway in the Midwest – AAA Midwest Traveler
  • Home of 10 of the Top 20 Courses in Missouri – GolfAdvisor.com
  • Home to Two of the Top Five Courses in Missouri – GOLF.com
  • Best Recreational Lake in the Nation – Readers of USA Today
  • Second Best Place for Viewing Fall Foliage in the Nation – Readers of USA Today
  • Home of the 4th Best State Park in the Nation – Readers of USA Today
  • Best Weekend Getaway in Missouri – MSN Today
  • Best Vacation Spot in Missouri – MSN Today
  • Most Amazing Travel Destination in Missouri – MSN Today
  • One of the Top 5 Places in the Country to Dock and Dine – Boating Magazine
  • One of the Top Freshwater Lakes for Boating in the Country – BoatUS Magazine

“My husband and I played 11 of the 13 courses. We are “high” handicappers and used to Florida-style grass. What a challenge and thrill! It was fabulous to experience the variety. Every single course was friendly, accessible and beautiful with a unique style. We will do it again next year!”

Ive L.

“We have been up to play golf several times and have always enjoyed ourselves. Really nice courses.”

Randall N.

“Golfing in and around Lake of the Ozarks provides such a great outdoor experience. I love the challenging and beautiful courses, friendly staffs, and the incredible nature and landscape.”

Sherri H.

“I love playing on the courses at the Lake. It’s always a relaxing experience. The courses are challenging and beautiful! Great memories plus a hole in one!”

Bernie H.

“There’s a different type of challenge for each course. Have been golfing the courses for several years, love them!”

Louis E.

“Love playing golf at Lake of the Ozarks. Top notch courses that are fun and challenging, great atmosphere.”

Kyle A.

“Looking for a golf package at Lake of the Ozarks? Be sure to visit Lake of the Ozarks Golf Trail.”

Dan R.

“Some of my favorite memories are days on the courses around the Lake. From my Bachelor party with family and friends at The Oaks to the last round I played with my father on The Ridge… Every round whether, I played well or not, is a truly cherished memory. Thanks to the club house staff and the greens keepers for making The Lake my favorite place to play my favorite game.”

Jeff K.

“My buddies and I love the courses around the Lake because of the beautiful scenery and the challenges that we find there that we can’t find at our usual courses. Can’t wait to get back and play again!”

Brian D.

“I love playing at The Lake because the courses are beautiful and well kept. Always look forward to it every Spring/Summer!!”

Mary Beth H.

“Love playing the Lake of the Ozarks Golf Trail because it’s a great time made even better with friends. The courses are beautiful and enjoyable regardless of your skill level.”

Chris R.

“Definitely some of the best courses in Missouri and the Midwest. Highly recommended.”

Kyle S.

“After almost 70 years of trying to play the game of Golf, I still enjoy getting out on the great courses available to us in Central Missouri.”

Jim G.

“Love golfing at the Lake!!! No better place with the views and entertainment you get there! Simply the best!”

Tyke S.

“What’s not to love golfing at the Lake of the Ozarks?!? Each course has its own unique challenges. We love it.”

Kelly R.

“There’s no better place than the Lake of the Ozarks to play a round of golf.”

Grady H.