The Don Gardner Par 3 Golf Course is located at 201 Compton Drive next to the Branson Community Center.  Named after local golf professional Don Gardner, this 9-hole, par 3 course is an affordable alternative for a fun day of golf.  The course features two ponds and several sand traps to test your skills. No tee time is required.  Hours of operation are as follows:

Monday - Friday  8:00am - 7:00pm 
Saturday                8:00am-5:00pm
Sunday                  12:00pm - 5:00pm  


Daily greens fees are as follows:

Taney County Resident
Adult: $10.00 for 9 holes, $13.00 for 18 holes
Youth: $6.00 for 9 holes, $9.00 for 18 holes

Non-County Resident
Adult, $15.00 for 9 holes, $18.00 for 18 holes
Youth, $7.00 for 9 holes, $10.00 for 18 holes


Pull-carts are available for $2.00 and rental clubs for $3.00


Season Passes
Season passes are also available for unlimited play for $200 a year for adult residents and $250 for adult non-residents.  Youth fee is $75 a year for residents and $112.50 for non-residents. Family pass is $325 for residents and $475 for non-residents.  BECOME A MEMBER and enjoy discounts on the golf leagues!

Don Gardner Score Card


Adult Golf League

This 8-week league will be held weekly at the golf course. Golfers of all skill levels and ages are welcome!  

Fee: $30 for members/$60 for non-members.  

Spring League:  April 23 - June 11 


Junior Golf Clinic
Want to find out if you like golf? This junior golf clinic serves to introduce kids ages 8-16 to the game of golf. This free clinic offers expert instruction from area professionals. Youth participants are taught the proper fundamentals of grip, stance and correct swing techniques on the driving range at Ledgestone Golf Club. The second day the kids move to the Don Gardner Par 3 Course, where they put the skills that were taught into action. Limited space is available for this popular clinic. Call the RecPlex to register. Registration Form


When: Tuesday, June 5 at Ledgestone Golf Club/Wednesday, June 6 at Don Gardner Par 3 Golf Course
Session 1: 8:00am -9:30am
Session 2: 9:30am - 11:00am
Fee: Free



Ozarks Junior Golf League
This new junior golf league, designed for youth years 8-13, offers a unique format with three practices and five competitions throughout the season.  Teams will be formed that face off in a scramble competition at the following golf courses:  Ledgestone Country Club, Payne Stewart Golf Course and the Don Gardner Par 3. The $100 entry fee includes a team jersey, golf balls, PGA bag tag, five league competitions, instruction from PGA professionals. For more information, contact Bill Hasler at 

Fee: $100

Deadline: TBD

Jr. Golf League Flyer


Adult and Junior Golf Lessons
Have you ever wanted to learn the lifelong sport of golf?  Whether you’re a beginner or advanced player, junior to senior, lessons and practice techniques will benefit every game. Monthly group lessons (April – October) are offered by teaching Golf Professional Kim Vinton.  Lessons alternate between practicing on the driving range and playing at Don Gardner Par 3 Golf Course.  For more information about group and private golf lesson opportunities visit


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Currently, the City of Branson has 16 parks serving residents and visitors. These parks offer a wide variety of opportunities from swimming to nature trails.

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