005 – Big Cedar Lodge (feat. Matt McQueary)

EPISODE 005

Big Cedar Lodge

Featuring Matt McQueary

Inspired by a deep desire to connect people to nature, Johnny Morris, founder of Bass Pro Shops, has set out to create one of the greatest golf experiences in the country. Growing the game of golf while incorporating the beauty of the Ozarks into every shot, Big Cedar Lodge is quickly becoming known as America’s Next Great Golf Destination, with NATURE’S FINEST™ courses designed by some of the top names in golf: Tiger Woods, Jack Nicklaus, Arnold Palmer, Tom Watson, Gary Player, Tom Fazio, Bill Coore and Ben Crenshaw. Golf at Big Cedar will truly be an experience you and your buddies will never forget!

Here to talk about the golf trip goodness at Big Cedar Lodge is the Assistant Director of Golf Sales and Marketing and our friend, Mr. Matt McQueary.

Show Notes

Guest: Matt McQueary

Key Take-Away’s From This Episode:

  1. Missouri not on the top of most golfers’ lists for buddy travel. However, this destination was built with the intention of being THE premier experience with everything from world class golf to fishing to clay target shooting.
  2. Must Do: take in the Osage Restaurant at the Top of the Rock course for a great steak (or Matt’s favorite – the Midwestern Rack of Lamb) and fantastic views of Table Rock lake.
  3. Don’t forget to ask to see the Wine and Whiskey tasting room in the basement of the Osage! Great way to start or end the trip with a drink and a cigar.

Key Resources Mentioned:

  • Great selection of lodging options both at Big Cedar Lodge or properties adjacent to the resort.
  • Cave and Nature Trail at Top of the Rock – free voucher provided when playing Top of the Rock. Two and a half mile tour via golf carts through the forest and into cave formations. A fully functioning bar is even offered inside the cave during the self directed tour!

Guest Give-Away:

Mention The Golf Trip Authority Podcast and receive…

  • 25% discount when playing Top of the Rock for the entire group – GTA2020 when booking

Guest Contact Information:

  • Website: www.BigCedar.com
  • Reservations: 1 (800) 225-6343
  • Matt McQueary, Asst. Director of Golf

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