Big Cedar Lodge

Located in the heart of Missouri's Ozark Mountains, Big Cedar Lodge is America's premier wilderness resort. A passion of Bass Pro Shops founder Johnny Morris, the 4,600-acre lakeside retreat connects families to the outdoors with a variety of nature-based experiences including fishing, shooting, boating, hiking, spa and wellness offerings, hosting over 1.5 million guests annually. Signature attractions include Top of the Rock, home to world-class golf, dining, and entertainment; and Dogwood Canyon Nature Park, a 10,000-acre nonprofit wildlife preserve. Named "Number One Resort in the Midwest" by the readers of Travel + Leisure, the resort offers genuine Ozarks hospitality and a convenient location just south of Branson. Learn more at

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Arnold Palmer Driving Range

Bent Hook Marina

Cedar Creek Spa

Cabins in Fall

Lakeside Cottage

Cabins in Winter

Spa Cottage

Spa Cottage Exterior

Worman House

Bass Pro Shops Legends of Golf at Big Cedar Lodge

American Golf Greats Tiger Woods and Justin Thomas Face Off Against European Standouts Rory McIlroy and Justin Rose in Grand Opening Event at Payne’s Valley Course at Big Cedar Lodge in Missouri’s Beautiful Ozark Mountains

September 22, 2020

Legends of the game Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player will be on hand to help dedicate the opening of most anticipated golf course in years… Payne’s Valley Nature Golf Course, the First Public Access Tiger Woods designed golf course in America, with epic 19th hole designed by Johnny Morris, to open September 22.


Big Cedar Lodge to Host Payne’s Valley Cup: A Europe vs. U.S. Battle Pitting Tiger Woods and Justin Thomas Against Rory McIlroy and Justin Rose

August 26, 2020

Payne’s Valley, the first public-access golf course designed by Tiger Woods and TGR Design, to play host to internationally televised match on NBC Network


Golf legend Phil Mickelson comes to the Ozarks – Big Cedar Lodge

August 21, 2020

Icon picks Ozarks National, the number one new course in the world, for Champions Tour debut


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