Junior Golf

The opportunities for Junior Golf at Bill and Payne Stewart Golf Course are endless.

Private Lessons (17 & Under)


  • Receive 1-on-1 instruction from Shawn Freeman, PGA head pro.
  • Shawn lessons last approximately 30 minutes and cost $40.
  • All parts of the game can be instructed.
  • Junior are considered 15 years of age and under.

Betty Allison G.C. at Oscar Blom


Our mission is "to create a facility for kids and families with a special emphasis on those who have not had access to the greatest game of all."

Start Golfing Here


  • This is a perfect starting place for the kids and family
  • There are 3 sets of tees, including a junior tee
  • Junior tee yardages range from 78-124 yards
  • Sunday -Thursday Juniors 12 and under are free
  • Call 417-833-9962 for other special pricing

Betty Allison Family Golf Center


This is the club house for the Betty Allison at Oscar Blom Golf Course. If you're looking for a place to host a birthday party, why not here? Call 417-833-9962 for special pricing on birthday packages.

Practice Facilities


Our facilities include a full-access driving range, 3 practice greens, 1 sand bunker.
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Summer Golf Programs



Junior Golf Clinic


PGA instruction of basic golf fundamentals for juniors. Includes putting, chipping, full swing and proper etiquette and course play.
Betty Allison Par 3 Course 417-833-9962

Age: 7-15 yrs.
Date: Session 1: June 15-20
Session 2: June 22-27
Time: 8:30-10:30 a.m.
Fee: $75/session, both for $125

Free Junior Golf


Juniors age 12 and under may play golf free at the Betty Allison Par 3 Course Sunday-Thursday when accompanied by an adult. Adults not required to play.
Betty Allison Par 3 Course 417-833-9962

Age: 12 yrs. and under with adult
Date: Sun.-Thurs.
Time: Varies, call for details
Fee: Free

Springfield Junior City Championship


Golf tournament for junior boys and girls, determines the city champion for various junior age groups. Awards and lunch included.
Bill & Payne Stewart Golf Course 417-833-9962

Age: 7-17 yrs.
Date: Mon., July 13
Time: 8 a.m.
Fee: Varies, call for details

Horton Smith Masters Junior Tournament


A very popular golf tournament for kids of all ages and abilities. Awards and lunch included. Register by June 9 at www.smjga.com.
Horton Smith Golf Course 417-891-1639

Age: 5-17 yrs.
Date: Fri., June 16
Time: 8 a.m.
Fee: $12-$22 (Varies based on age)

Junior Golf Clinic


Eight days of group lessons cover the basics of proper golf swing, chipping, putting and golf etiquette. Juniors receive a goodie bag with rulebook, divot tools, tees, balls, and more. Register by June 12.
Horton Smith Golf Course 417-891-1639

Age: 7-15 yrs.
Date: June 19-22, 26-29
July 1-13, 17-20
Time: Mon-Thu., 8-8:45 a.m.
Fee: $80/Person

PGA Jr League Golf


Open to boys and girls aged 8-13(Must still be 13 on Aug. 1). This Junior League is similar to baseball's little league with every individual playing a part of each match in a two-person scramble format against other local teams. Home matches will be held at Horton Smith and away matches at other local golf courses and country clubs. Fee includes a minimum of five matches, five practices, golf jerseys, bag tags, and FUN! Register now--spots limited.
Garrett Holt, PGA 417-874-2971

Age: 8-13 (Must still be 13 on July 31)
Date: May 1-July 31 (Five matches on Sunday evenings, exact dates TBD)
Time: Matches will be various Sunday evenings from 5:30-8 p.m.
Fee: $200/Person

Junior Youth Golf Camp


A week of fun and golf. Learn putting, chipping, irons, woods, driver and rules, plus a DVD with practice drills.
Connie Morris Learning Center at Rivercut Golf Course 417-823-7888

Age: 10-16 yrs.
Date: June 1-5, July 6-10, Aug. 3-7
Time: Mon.-Fri., 9-11:30 a.m.
Fee: $175

Golf Little League

Juniors are placed on a team with parents coaching.
Betty Allison Jr. Golf Course 823-7888 at Rivercut Golf Course

Age: 5-14 yrs.
Date: June 9, 16, 23, 30
Time: Tues., 6-7 p.m.
Fee: $55

Summer Junior Golf Membership


Juniors age 17 and under may purchase a Summer Junior Golf Membership, good for unlimited free weekday golf after 12 p.m. at Horton Smith and Bill & Payne Stewart Golf Courses, as well as unlimited Monday golf at Rivercut Golf Course after 12 p.m. Membership is good for golf only and does not include range balls, carts or amenities. Must attend an orientation clinic at Rivercut Sat., April 25, or Sat., May 9, 10-12 p.m., or have a letter of recommendation from school golf coach or PGA instructor.
Bill & Payne Stewart Golf Course 833-9962
Horton Smith Golf Course 891-1639
Rivercut Golf Course 891-1645


Age: 17 yrs. and under
Date: May 15-Aug. 15
Time: Mon.-Fri., noon to close (Mon. only at Rivercut)
Fee: $99, plus $35 orientation clinic