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Welcome back to the Copper Ridge Blog. In our last post, we shared a few recipes for National Peach Month. In this post, we are highlighting a few golf courses in the area because August is also National Golf Month. Break out your clubs or borrow a friend’s and head to one of these beautiful courses in the area. We’ve included a brief description about each course from their websites and drive times from our Liberty, MO apartment community.


Liberty Hills Golf Club (15 mins away)

Liberty Hills is a challenging 18 hole championship golf course that offers something for golfers of every level. With 4 tee complexes, a championship driving range and an event space capable of hosting over 100 golfers.


Shoal Creek Golf Course (9 mins away)

Shoal Creek Golf Course, which opened in the fall of 2001, has become one of the most talked about daily fee golf and banquet facilities in the Kansas City area. This 6,950 yard par 71 golf property was sculpted by golf course architect Steve Wolfard, and offers a truly unique golfing experience for players of varying skill levels. This extraordinary design features breathtaking elevation changes and expansive landing areas that meander through some of the most picturesque terrain in the Northland.


Hodge Park Golf Club (10 mins away)

Hodge Park Golf Course is a popular northland course that is located in a very scenic setting with heavily wooded, rolling terrain.  The golf course is a par 71, it measures 6,223 yards and brings into play three lakes and a creek making seven holes hazardous. Ten of the holes have some degree of "dogleg," which puts a premium on golfer's accuracy and skill.  The golf course is surrounded by rolling prairies and native buffalo grass. The natural habitat of the golf course is home to a variety of wildlife.


Maple Creek Golf & Athletic Club (11 mins away)

Maple Creek first opened for play in 1989. This executive course is a scenic venue where you can practice your short game. The narrow fairways are tree lined, and the average-sized greens are slightly sloped. Out-of-bounds stakes line four holes, and a creek comes into play on another hole. The terrain varies between flat and hilly, and there are some sand bunkers on the course. The par 29 coyes has 7 par-3's and 2 par-4's.


Do you have a favorite golf course in the area? Let us know where and what you like about it in the comments. Happy National Golf Month!