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Golf Practice Facilities

Big Cedar Golf Practice Facilities

The practice facilities at Big Cedar Lodge, like our golf courses, were built by World Golf Hall of Fame legends. From the Arnold Palmer Practice facility at Top of the Rock to the Tom Watson-designed putting course at the Mountain Top Course designed by Gary Player, you’ll find it hard to stray away and actually play the courses! With world-class facilities and highly-trained staff, growing your game at Big Cedar Lodge couldn’t be easier or more fun.

Arnold Palmer Practice Facility

Perched on the side of a bluff with a cascading waterfall, the Arnold Palmer Practice Facility is a breathtaking facility featuring 10 target greens, recessed lighting and multiple teeing decks that offer a one-of-a-kind  experience. Nature played a key role in the development of the practice facility, and from an environmental standpoint, the synthetic turf is easier on the delicate natural balance at Top of the Rock, with no need to water, mow or use chemicals on the practice course.

10 target greens and three tee decks allow for a one-of-a-kind golf experience included with every round of golf at Top of the Rock.

  • Included with the purchase of a round at Top of the Rock golf course
  • Only available with the purchase of a round at Top of the Rock golf course

Buffalo Ridge Practice Facility

The practice facility at Buffalo Ridge Springs features an extensive driving range, set just beneath the clubhouse. Overlooking a vast, sloping hillside, the range features an unending amount of open space. With views of the peaks and valleys of the Ozark Mountains, practicing at Buffalo Ridge Springs is a breeze. A course-style chipping green is also available, with room for pitching and sand practice along with two putting greens.

  • Pricing: $25 plus tax per person for driving range access
  • Appropriate golf attire required

Tom Watson Putting Course

Designed by Missouri-native and World Golf Hall of Fame legend, Tom Watson, and inspired by the historic Himalayas putting grounds at the Old Course at St. Andrews, the Tom Watson Putting Course sits high atop the Ozark Mountains. Watson’s masterpiece at Big Cedar Lodge covers more than one acre of land near the Mountain Top Clubhouse. The course consists of nine challenge holes sure to test any golfers putting skills. Enjoy a beverage from the Mountain Top Grill as you navigate the greens overlooking the beautiful Mountain Top Golf Course.

Golf Simulator

Visit world-famous golfing destinations in our full-swing golf simulator. From practicing and playing with friends to competitive tournaments, our dual-tracking technology will show the curvature of the ball and provide the most realistic effect, just as if you’re standing on the course behind the tee!

  • Reservations: First come, first served
  • Pricing: $40 per hour
  • Ages: 12+