Best of 2016: Top 15 golf courses in Missouri

The Show Me State's best golf courses according to your ratings and reviews for 2016 have arrived. Top facilities from St. Louis to Kansas City, as well as destinations like the Ozarks and Branson, all made this year's ranking.

To compile our state lists, we used a similar method to that of our our national Top 50 ranking. A course's score is based on their overall (50%) rating and subcategory average (50%). Reviews are weighted based on how prolific that reviewer is on Golf Advisor, and a course receives a bump in their rating if their score is better than that reviewer's average score.

Don't see your favorite Missouri golf course? You can make your voice heard by writing a review here.

Top courses by subcategory in Missouri in 2016

Course layout: Shoal Creek Golf Club
Course conditions: WinterStone Golf Course
Value: Eagle Knoll Golf Club
Off-course amenities: Old Kinderhook Golf Course
Pace of play: Eagle Knoll Golf Club
Staff friendliness: Blue Springs Country Club

Top 15 golf courses in Missouri in 2016


Kansas City

Osage Beach

St. Louis

St. Louis






Blue Springs

Lake Ozark




Brandon Tucker is the Sr. Managing Editor for GolfPass and was the founding editor of Golf Advisor in 2014, he was the managing editor for Golf Channel Digital's Courses & Travel. To date, his golf travels have taken him to over two dozen countries and nearly 600 golf courses worldwide. While he's played some of the most prestigious courses in the world, Tucker's favorite way to play the game is on a great muni in under three hours. Follow Brandon on Twitter at @BrandonTucker and on Instagram at @btuck34.
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