Top of The Rock Golf Course

A Par 3 Course Designed by the Best

BIG CEDAR NINE & DINE

Before or after your round of golf, experience one of the many outstanding restaurants at Big Cedar Lodge and Top of the Rock!


Top of the Rock Golf Course Will Be Closed April 9-22

Bass Pro Shops Legends of Golf

The Bass Pro Shops Legends of Golf event returns April 17–22, 2018!

Join us this spring for the fifth playing of the Bass Pro Shops® Legends of Golf® at Big Cedar® Lodge. The greatest field yet is scheduled to attend this PGA TOUR® Champions event, and with the NEW Mountain Top Course designed by Gary Player making its debut, the excitement for our 2018 tournament is at an all-time high! 

Tickets on sale now at basspro.com!
Legends of Golf Schedule

Low ticket prices start at $25 per day and weekly passes go for $125—get yours today!

NOTE: After April 15, tickets will no longer be sold at basspro.com or by phone. Starting April 16, tickets will only be available for purchase at the gates for Top of the Rock and Buffalo Ridge, and at Will Call.

Daily Pass: For $25 (or $20 when you use your Mastercard®), you may purchase a Daily Pass that provides admission for one day of golf action on any course where golf is being played on that specific date. Refer to the table above, decide which day you want to attend, then make your purchase accordingly. To attend more than one day, buy a Daily Pass for each day you want to attend. Or, purchase a Gold Ticket that's good for the entire week.

Gold Ticket: For $125 (or $100 when you use your Mastercard), you may purchase a Gold Ticket for admission to any course where golf is being played, every day from Tuesday, April 17, through Sunday, April 22. It's the perfect pass for serious golf fans and provides access to all the action, from the Pro-Am to Championship Sunday!

Taxes: Ticket purchase price includes all applicable Missouri state and local sales tax.

FREE Parking: Parking is free for all spectators, and shuttles run constantly to take spectators from the parking lots to the course. To watch golf at the Mountain Top Course, park at Buffalo Ridge and catch a shuttle to the new venue. More at Parking and Directions.

Military Discount: Current/former armed forces members and spouses can get FREE tickets to Mountain Top and/or Buffalo Ridge for play Tuesday through Saturday. They may also purchase a Daily Pass for Sunday or an all-week Gold Ticket at a 20% discount. Daily Passes may be picked up by military personnel at the Admissions Gate at the Main Spectator Entrance with the presentation of Military ID (spouses must present Dependent ID).

Family Assistance: Kids 17 and under get in FREE at Mountain Top and/or Buffalo Ridge (Tues.–Sat.) with a paid adult. Pick up your tickets at the gate.

NOTE: On Championship Sunday, play occurs only at Top of the Rock. To attend, you must have a Sunday Daily Pass or a Gold Ticket.

Other ways to purchase tickets:

  • Call toll-free at 1-888-347-4426 (until 11:59pm on 4/15)
  • Visit Bass Pro Shops in Springfield, MO to order tickets (will be mailed in early April)
  • Visit Bass Pro Shops Outpost in Branson, MO to order tickets (will be mailed in early April)
  • Visit Big Cedar Lodge's registration building
  • Visit the gate at Top of the Rock or Buffalo Ridge (tickets available for purchase 1 hour before tee times begin)
  • Visit the Will Call center at College of the Ozarks® Alumni Center in Point Lookout, MO (tickets only sold here April 17–22; click Will Call for hours of operation)




Johnny Morris, with the assistance of golf legends Jack Nicklaus, Tom Watson and Arnold Palmer, spent nearly eight years crafting the Top of the Rock Golf Course out of the Ozarks landscape.  

The first-ever par-3 course to be included in a PGA TOUR-sanctioned event, Top of the Rock is Missouri golf at its finest. Located high above Table Rock Lake with tranquil waterfalls, meandering creeks and lakes and ponds teeming with bass, the course is a true celebration of nature. 

In addition to the Jack Nicklaus Signature Course, golfers will enjoy an Arnold Palmer-designed practice facility, and Arnie's Barn, a beautifully restored 150-year-old barn that was transported from Arnold Palmer's backyard in Latrobe, Pennsylvania and rebuilt plank by plank, complete with historic photos and memorabilia from Palmer's career achievements. In addition to a restaurant, Arnie's Barn houses a world-class pro shop offering top-of-the-line golf apparel and goods.

Directions to Top of the Rock

Top of the Rock



Combo Rates

Triple Play

Triple Play (April - October)*
18 Holes at Buffalo Ridge Springs, 9 Holes at Top of the Rock, and 13 Holes at Mountain Top

Public Rate | $288

*Rate only available April through October.
*All rounds must be played on the same day.
*Golf cart and range balls included.

Double Play

Double Play (April - October)*
18 Holes at Buffalo Ridge Springs, and 9 Holes at Top of the Rock

Public Rate | $216

*Rate only available April through October.
*Both rounds must be played on the same day.
*Golf cart and range balls included.


Double Play (March & November)*
18 Holes at Buffalo Ridge Springs, and 9 Holes at Top of the Rock

Public Rate | $172

*Rate only available March and November.
*Both rounds must be played on the same day.
*Golf cart and range balls included.

Short Stop

Short Stop (April - October)*
13 Holes at Mountain Top, and 9 Holes at Top of the Rock

Public Rate | $180

*Rate only available April through October.
*Both rounds must be played on the same day.
*Golf cart and range balls included.


Short Stop (March & November)*
13 Holes at Mountain Top, and 9 Holes at Top of the Rock

Public Rate | $146

*Rate only available March and November.
*Both rounds must be played on the same day.
*Golf cart and range balls included.


Golf Rates Include:

  • Golf Cart
  • Range Balls
  • Lost Canyon Cave & Nature Trail Tour Voucher

Callaway rental clubs are available for $65, including one sleeve of Callaway Chrome Soft golf balls.

  • Dress Policy: Appropriate golf attire.

Call Big Cedar Lodge at 1-800-225-6343 for Tee Time availability.
Top of the Rock Pro Shop: 417-339-5344

Lessons

Call Big Cedar at 1-800-225-6343 to schedule a lesson with one of our PGA professionals today

Explore all of the Stay and Play Packages Available at Big Cedar Lodge! 

Golf Course Facts

  • Top of the Rock is the only Jack Nicklaus Signature Design 9-Hole, Par 3 course and the first Jack Nicklaus Signature course in the state of Missouri.

  • The golf course ranges from 1,420 yards from the back tees to 945 yards from the forward tees.

  • Tees and greens are lush Bent grass surrounded by Bluegrass roughs.

  • Top of the Rock covers approximately 47 acres with 38 percent being kept in its natural state or planted in native species.

  • Every effort has been made to allow this course to live in harmony with its environment of lush landscapes, meandering streams, waterfalls, lakes, stone bridges and unparalleled vistas.