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Branson Invitational set for June 28-30


Branson Invitational, Superb Conditions and Specials Highlight Spring Golf in Missouri Ozarks

(BRANSON, MISSOURI – May 13, 2019) – Prime spring playing conditions and a bevy of value-laden golf offers beckon in Branson – recently named a Trip Advisor Top 25 U.S. Destination for the eighth straight year – home to 10 diverse yet complementary golf courses. Showcasing the collective golf excellence in this Ozark Mountains oasis is the Branson Invitational, a three-day event giving amateur players the chance to complete on three of Missouri’s top-rated courses in two-player teams.

LedgeStone's 15th hole

LedgeStone's 15th hole

The Branson Invitational will be played June 28-30 at LedgeStone, Branson Hills, and Buffalo Ridge Springs, all of which are ranked in the top six of Golfweek Magazine’s annual “Best Courses You Can Play by State.” Each day features a different playing style and course, starting with LedgeStone’s Best Ball format, then followed with a Scramble at Branson Hills, and finishing with a Modified Alternate Shot at Buffalo Ridge Springs.

The Branson Invitational is limited to 120 teams, with teams broken into 12 flights after the first two days of play. The cost per team is $590 and includes lunch the first two days. For more details or to register, go to

KISS from Thousand Hills Golf Resort
The KISS Principle – Keep It Simple Stupid – is an old but proven way to operate. So are coupons. Thousand Hills understands this, judging by its current coupon specials. Because golfers love value and they often need to juggle playing times, the Super Twilight option at Thousand Hills is tailor-made for them. For $39 plus tax (includes golf cart), players can enjoy the Bob Cupp-designed course after 3 p.m. Golfers cannot live by the game alone, they need sustenance. Thousand Hills brings value to “eats” with its $5 plus tax lunch special. It includes jumbo hot dog, chips and a drink. To complete the budget friendly theme at Thousand Hills, visitors to the golf shop can take 15% off all merchandise. To obtain coupons for these specials, visit the Thousand Hills Golf Resort website.

About Explore Branson Golf

Ozarks National, 800.225.6343

Mountain Top Course, 800.225.6343

Pointe Royale Golf Village, 417.334.4477

Thousand Hills Golf Resort, 800.487.0769, 417.334.4553

Buffalo Ridge Springs Golf Course, 800.225.6343

LedgeStone Country Club at StoneBridge Village, 417.335.8187

Top of the Rock Golf Course, 800.225.6343

Branson Hills Golf Club, 417.337.2963

Payne’s Valley, 800.225.6343

Holiday Hills Resort and Golf Club, 417.334.4838

Don Gardner Golf Course, 417.337.8510


About Explore Branson
Branson is a one-of-a-kind family vacation destination nestled in the lakeside beauty of the Ozark Mountains — and an incredible value — with dozens of live performance theaters, three pristine lakes, an international award-winning theme park, dozens of attractions and museums, a Historic Downtown district, a Town Center-style shopping complex, a full range of dining options, and a host of hotels, motels, resorts, RV parks, campgrounds and meeting and conference facilities. Branson is less than one day's drive for one-third of America’s residents. With low-cost flights to the Branson Airport (BKG and nearby Springfield-Branson National Airport (SGF), it has never been easier to access Branson. Call 1-800-296-0463 for help planning your next vacation, convention or reunion. See more at:

Dan Shepherd,, 703.403.5317