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The Midwest’s Premier Golf Destination Kyle Wayne Stewart The Lake of the Ozarks Golf Trail When you combine stunning courses designed by some of the biggest names in golf with a beautiful lakeside resort setting, you have the mak- ings for one of the best golf destinations in the Midwest. And, that's just what golfers will find at Central Missouri's Lake of the Ozarks. Located in the heart of the Heartland, the Lake of the Ozarks Golf Trail’s 13 superb courses, set amid lushly forested hills, impressive rock bluffs and lakeside views of the shimmering waters, appeal to golfers of all skill levels. The well-manicured courses are carved from the rolling Ozark hills and feature tree-lined, undulating fairways and impressive elevation changes with some beautiful vistas. Each course offers its own unique setting and set of challenges that bring visitors from across the country to Central Missouri. Recognized as the “Best Golf Weekend Getaway” by AAA ’s "Best of the Midwest," the Lake of the Ozarks has a well-earned reputation for pro- viding top-notch golf and accommodations year-around. For a golf get- away of any length, the Lake of the Ozarks Golf Trail makes it simple for those visiting the area to combine golf and lodging for one affordable “Stay and Play” rate. Accommodations available include full-service lux- ury resorts, smaller family-owned resorts, cabins, condominiums and rental homes. With a Golf Trail Getaway Package, you can customize your golf outing to fit you (and your group) to a tee. Just visit www.GolfingAtLakeOfTheOzarks.com to learn more about the courses, accommodations and simple booking instructions. When the round is over, there is plenty of fun and entertainment to be had at what readers of USA Today voted the "Best Recreational Lake" in the Nation. With over 200 restaurants and bars, there is no shortage of options when it comes to dining and nightlife.