August Fiddle Festival is one of Many Complementary Post-Round Activities in the Destination
(BRANSON, Missouri) – Branson (http://www.explorebransongolf.com) is known for its many entertainment options and outdoor activities, and the variety of golf special offers available in July underscores this destination’s attributes.
For example, Branson Creek is currently offering a Foursome Special through the end of July, whereby four players can enjoy the award-winning Tom Fazio design for only $200 per foursome after 11 a.m. This is a savings of more than $120, and affordably allows golfers to discover why GOLF Magazine consistently ranks Branson Creek a member of the national publication’s elite “Top 100 Courses You Can Play” list.
For more information, visit www.bransoncreekgolf.com or call 417.339.GOLF (4653).
Pick your Convenient Tee Time at Thousand Hills
Thousand Hills “bookends” a pair of 9-hole specials each day that enables players to fit golf into their busy schedules.
For $25 (cart included), golfers can take advantage of the Early Bird Special and tee off on the back nine holes during the first hour of play daily. For those who are better suited to a late afternoon experience, Thousand Hills has a $25 Twilight Golf Special, also including cart.
Go to http://www.thousandhills.com/branson-golf/golf-specials, print the page and present at the register to redeem the value-laden offers. Call 417.334.4553 for more additional details.
LedgeStone Launches Phone App
LedgeStone Country Club’s new phone app is now available via free download for both Android and iPhone mobile devices. Developed with the avid golfer in mind, the phone app gives players a free, easy to use, interactive combination of comprehensive course information, GPS positioning, digital scorecard, and various other useful club-specific features.
The GPS CADDIE function allows players to view distances to the tee, front, back, and middle of the green, as well as par for each hole. The app also includes simple touch interactive shot positioning with updated distances and full aerial zoom capability. The easy to use GPS-based range finder provides accurate distances to each hole in ground-breaking augmented reality. The SCORECARD function creates an easy to use scorecard for up to four players.
The LedgeStone Country Club phone app also allows golfers to book tee times directly from their mobile device, access the club’s Facebook page to check-in or drop a comment, check real-time weather forecast, view special offers and find club contact information. To download the free Droid app, visit www.androidzoom.com. For the iPhone version visit www.appshopper.com.
Murder Rock’s “10 Play Card”
Save up to $300 with Murder Rock Golf Club’s “10 Play Card”.
The card costs $500 for 10 rounds on the award-winning course, valid any day of the week. Furthermore, tee times can be reserved up to 30 days in advance online (www.murderrock.com) or 14 days in advance by calling the Murder Rock Golf Shop at (417) 332-3259.
Family Golf at Pointe Royale
Up to two children may play free at Point Royale Golf Village after 4 p.m. with a paying parent weekdays through July 20. For more details and to book a tee time, call 417.334.4477. Learn why many Branson entertainment stars play Pointe Royale regularly.
24th Annual Branson Fiddle Festival
The Downtown Branson Fiddle Festival will take place August 24-26. The nationally recognized championship fiddling contest starts with a free kick-off jam session, demonstrations, strolling performers, workshops and a Saturday night “Square Dance.”
Fiddlers from around the country compete for more than $6,500 in cash prizes. The fiddle is Missouri’s state instrument. For more information, visit www.downtownbranson.org.
About Branson Area Golf (BAG)
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Thousand Hills Golf Resort, www.thousandhillsgolf.com, 800.487.0769, 417.334.4553
Murder Rock Golf Club, www.murderrock.com, 417.332.3259
Payne Stewart Golf Club, www.paynestewartgolfclub.com, 417.337.2963
LedgeStone Country Club, www.ledgestonegolf.com, 417.335.8187
Branson Creek Golf Club, www.bransoncreekgolf.com, 417.339.GOLF (4653)
Holiday Hills Resort and Golf Club, www.holidayhills.com, 417.334.4838
Top of the Rock Golf Course, www.bigcedar.com, 417.339.5085
Pointe Royale Golf Village, www.pointeroyalegolf.net 417-334-4477.
The Lodging page at www.explorebranson.com includes a directory of accommodations, resorts and spas. For assistance planning a golf vacation to Branson: 800.296.0463
Branson is less than a day’s drive for one-third of Americans, and with low-cost flights to the new Branson Airport served by several airlines, as well as Springfield-Branson National Airport, it has never been easier for families and groups to get to Branson.
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