Buffalo Ridge

The Region’s Top Golf Course



Buffalo Ridge Springs Golf Course
1001 Branson Creek Boulevard
Hollister, MO 65672

Matching the beauty of Top of the Rock is the Tom Fazio designed Buffalo Ridge Springs Course (formerly Branson Creek Golf Club). Already acclaimed as the region’s top golf course, Buffalo Ridge has been transformed by the guiding hands of visionary conservationist Johnny Morris and renowned golf course architect Tom Fazio. Adding new approaches, water features and bunkers, Morris and Fazio have redesigned the course layout to bring players in close contact with nature, native grasses and free-ranging buffalo from nearby Dogwood Canyon Nature Park.

The course has been rated the #1 Public Course in Missouri by Golf Magazine and has been named one of the Top 10 Missouri Courses by Golf Digest since 2001. The course holds a Golf Digest rating of 4.5 stars out of 5.

Buffalo Ridge Hole-by-Hole Descriptions
Buffalo Ridge Springs Scorecard
Buffalo Ridge Course Layout


Buffalo Ridge Springs Tee Times

August 2017 Tee Times

Starting at 7:30 AM

August 2017 Public Rates

7:30 AM - Twilight | $125
Twilight (starts at 3:00pm) | $80

August 2017 Junior Rates (age 17 and under)

18 Holes | $65


Golf Rates Include:

  • Golf Cart 
  • Range balls

Titleist rental clubs are available for $65.
Dress Policy: Appropriate golf attire.

Call Big Cedar Lodge at 1-800-225-6343 to reserve your tee time.
Buffalo Ridge Clubhouse: 417-339-5430

Play both courses on the same day!

9-Holes at Top of the Rock & 18-Holes at Buffalo Ridge

Combo Rate | $216

*Both rounds must be played in the same day.

*Cart, Range Balls & Lost Canyon Cave & Nature Trail Tour included.

Call Big Cedar Lodge for information at 1-800-225-6343.

Buffalo Ridge Springs Golf Course Facts

  • Buffalo Ridge Springs Course is an 18-Hole, Par 71 public golf course situated in the heart of the Ozarks.
  • The golf course measures from 7,036 yards from the back tees to 5,032 yards from the forward tees.
  • Fairways are a rich Zoysia grass while greens consist of lush Bentgrass. First cut rough is Bermuda while second cut is made up of Fescue.
  • Branson Creek Golf Club was originally designed by Tom Fazio in 1999 and has undergone a major renovation by Tom Fazio along with new owner, Johnny Morris, to revitalize the course with new water features, bunkers and other enhancements which include free ranging bison from near-by Dogwood Canyon Nature Park.
  • In June 2014, Buffalo Ridge Springs and Top of the Rock hosted the first annual PGA TOUR's newly renamed Big Cedar Lodge Legends of Golf presented by Bass Pro Shops.

Tournaments & Outings


For information regarding groups, tournaments, and outings, please contact our PGA Head Golf Professional, Greg Thomas at 417-339-5430 or


Call the golf shop at 417-339-5430 to schedule a lesson with one of our PGA professionals today.

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