Buffalo Ridge Valley Course

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About

Holes 18
Par 71
Length 6727
Slope 129
Rating 72.0
Type Semi-Private
Editor's Note: Course closed for business. See Ozarks National/Payne's Valley listings for the new projects built on the land formerly used by the course. Buffalo Ridge Valley Golf Course is situated just four miles south of Branson, Mo. amid rolling hills that provide an ideal landscape for a challenging round of golf. Formerly known as Murder Rock Golf Club, John Daly crafted the original design but in 2015 the course underwent major renovations spearheaded by John Morris. The course is perched atop one of the highest points in the area, supplying your round with stunning views of the Ozarks. Don't let the scenery distract too much though because the layout is a challenge. Rarely will you find a flat lie and the rough that edges the fairways is known for making balls disappear. There are many changes in elevation from tee to green, making club selection key. You'll also face several blind tee shots. Buffalo Ridge is a challenging but fun course that is ranked as one of the top public golf courses in Missouri.
Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Championship 71 6727 yards 72.0 129
Member 71 6189 yards 69.2 124
Forward 71 5627 yards 66.8 118
Forward (W) 71 5627 yards 72.0 124
Front (W) 71 4914 yards 67.9 114
Scorecard for Murder
Metrics:
Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Out 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 In Total
Champions M: 72.1/121 363 375 576 351 529 425 215 442 173 3449 414 187 379 184 524 564 365 204 457 3278 6727
Member M: 69.7/119 327 348 552 311 497 391 183 399 143 3151 383 163 355 169 502 537 340 170 419 3038 6189
Forward M: 68.2/115 298 321 534 276 466 366 151 357 120 2889 346 140 316 154 479 477 304 129 393 2738 5627
Front M: 64.9/105 W: 65.9/107 264 291 412 248 433 340 115 262 100 2465 306 115 266 137 451 443 279 91 361 2449 4914
Handicap 11 8 4 12 7 5 15 10 16 6 18 13 17 2 3 9 14 1
Par 4 4 5 4 5 4 3 4 3 36 4 3 4 3 5 5 4 3 4 35 71

Course Details

Year Built 2006
Greens Bent
Golf Season Year round
Architect Landmark Golf Company (2006)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
GPS Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted Visa, Master Card, American Express
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Dress code Appropriate Golf Attire (No Denim)

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This course is breathtaking! You'll find it difficult to concentrate on your game given the scenery you'll be playing in. Don't be fooled....it's tougher than it looks. The fairways are very forgiven and the greens are perfect.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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