Short Courses Gain Favor in Kansas City Area

By | March 20, 2017

Tom Watson, who developed his own game playing on the former Santa Fe Hills executive course in the city as a youth, says his new “Watson 9” in Maryville, Mo. is being “well-utilized,” especially by junior players. The Sykes/Lady Overland Park Golf Club par-3 has become “more popular recently,” reports General Manager Curt Nelson, thanks in part to a new unlimited-play-pass program.

Watson Designs Beginner-Friendly Golf Course

By | October 10, 2013

Hall of Fame golfer Tom Watson’s latest nine-hole design alongside Mozingo Lake Golf Course in Maryville, Mo., is being tailored to children and beginners. Fundraising for the estimated $550,000 cost is underway, with donations and commitments of more than $125,000 so far.