Griff’s Golf Academy
Full Throttle Instruction Pass
$100 per month
Limited Quantities Available

This program is the absolute BEST deal you will get on golf instruction! For just $3.29 per day you can play better golf! This golf instruction pass will allow you to improve all aspects of your game. Sure, we’ll work on the mechanics of your swing so that you’ll have solid fundamentals, but we’ll also work on dialing in your yardages, shot patterns and course management skills so that you can play better golf!

This is Griff’s Golf Academy’s Premier Membership!
In this program you will receive the following:
• Two individual private lessons each month (45 minutes each)
• Two playing lessons per year (4 hours each)
• Access to 2 supervised practices each month March – October (2 hours each)
• Skills Assessment and data tracking throughout the year
• Detailed practice guides
• Priority scheduling

Special offering, sign up before January 1st, 2020 and receive your 1st month FREE!

*Restrictions apply, please see terms and conditions.




Terms and Conditions of Membership: Membership benefits and/or rates may not be combined with any other offer, discount, promotion or special. Membership requires a commitment from time of purchase through October 31st, 2020. Membership is $100 per month if purchased before May 1st, 2020. Starting May 1st, 2020 membership will be $ 120 per month. If you elect to cancel your membership for any reason during the above dates, you will be charged a cancellation fee of $150, regardless of payment method. If membership is paid in full through October 31st, 2020 and you elect to cancel your membership before said date, no refunds will be issued. After October 31st, 2020, students will have the option to continue their membership on a month to month basis and may be canceled by either party with 30 days’ notice. If student chooses to cancel membership after October 31st, 2020 there will be no cancelation fee applied. This is a 2020 program and members have no guarantee of renewal on the same terms and conditions for the following year.

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Carthage Crisis Center
Four Person Scramble

Print Entry Form HERE!

October 10th, 2019


Noon Lunch

1:00 PM Shotgun Start

The Carthage Crisis Center exists to help people who are homeless and needy to return to self-sufficiency with God’s help and the support of the Community.





Cash Payback in 2 Flights based on a full field of 18 Teams

1st – $400

2nd – $300

3rd – $200





2019 Jeff Wagner “Wags” Memorial Golf Tournament

Carthage Golf Course

October 5, 2019

8:30 AM Shotgun

Print Your 2019 Wags Entry Form!



The family and friends of Scott Hartley would like you to join them for “Scott’s Game” and Celebration of Life on August 9th.

Scott was a big part of the Carthage Golf Course. He was a member of the Carthage Men’s Golf Association and actively played in the events. He played Tuesday Men’s Night regularly where he was a favorite on every team. He was a regular participant in the Wednesday/Friday “big game”. He was on the Board of Directors with the Joplin Golf Foundation and actively shaped the programs benefitting youth golfers all through the area. Most importantly he was a friend who would always be there when you needed him. Words can’t describe the shock and heavy hearts so many of us feel. 

We will be celebrating Scott’s life the way he would want us to…golf and have a game! 

Scott’s Game

1:30 PM Shotgun Start – Carthage Golf Course

Individual Stroke Play – Scott wouldn’t want it any other way! It is a skins game with hole prizes splashed around the course.

$40 Includes Golf, Cart, Hole Prizes and Skin’s Game.  Scott’s Game has an optional “Swing Game” for those players interested. You can join in that when at the course. The “Swing Game” was played by Scott and his golf buddies on a regular basis.

We will use the Carthage Men’s Golf Association tees. 54 & under Black 55-69 Blue 70-79 White Women and men 80+ Red

Enjoy your friends, enjoy the golf course and celebrate Scott’s life in the environment he enjoyed so much.

We need you to register for the game! Call the pro shop at 417 237 7030. We will want name your name, phone and email so we may communicate with you if needed and follow up with results, pictures and highlights from the day.  Put your own groups of four players together or we will pair you with other players.

Scott Hartley Celebration of Life

Carthage Golf Course 7 pm – 9 pm

If you played in Scott’s Game just stick around for the celebration. We will have a large tent set up in the parking lot. We will have some party foods and drinks for all.

Mix and mingle with Scott’s family and friends as we celebrate Scott’s life.


We will miss you dearly Scott…and we will never forget you.


This Tuesday our Men’s Night at Carthage Golf Course is dedicated to Scott Hartley. Scott was a wonderful friend to so many at Carthage Golf Course. Scott had a way of making the round pleasurable for everybody in his group. Scott rarely missed a Tuesday Men’s Night. If you are a Men’s Night golfer I am sure you were always hoping Scott would be drawn as your “A” player! If you play Men’s Night this Tuesday please try to do one of the following.

  1. Wear a purple shirt!
  2. Wear crazy pants!
  3. Wear a bucket hat!
  4. Bring Keystone beer!

We will have a toast before the round and remember Scott as we play. Be sure to sign up early. We may fill at 56 players. We open at 11 am tomorrow and will be taking sign-ups if you haven’t done so yet. You must sign up by noon on Tuesday by calling the pro shop at 417 237 7030. We draw for teams and have a shotgun start at 5:30.



                          Joplin Area Championship

Horton Smith / Ky Laffoon Qualifier

Sponsored by The Joplin Globe & The Joplin Golf Foundation

July 27th – 28th, 2019

Print your entry form HERE!

Format: 36-hole stroke play event.  This event will have three different components, 1. You will be playing to be the Jr. and Senior Joplin Area Champion. 2. This event will be used to qualify for the Horton Smith and Ky Laffoon Joplin teams. 3. The top five scores from each club will be used to determine the Junior and Senior Team Champions.

 Entry Fee: $125.00

Your entry fee gets you the following;

  • Optional Friday Practice Round at Schifferdecker Golf Course with cart ($15)
  • Saturday Round at Schifferdecker Golf Course w/ Cart, starting at 10:00 AM
  • Sunday Round at Briarbrook Golf Course w/cart, starting at 10:00 AM
  • Prizes (Event will be flighted by division, Regular and Senior)
  • The opportunity to represent the Joplin Horton Smith & Ky Laffoon teams. This is a historic match play event with four ball matches day one and singles matches day two. Springfield is the host for 2019. Both teams will consist of 16 players. 12 qualifiers and 4 captain picks.
  • Age eligibility for Horton Smith / Ky Laffoon Teams: Juniors 18 – 49 / Seniors 50 and over.
  • The opportunity for your home course to be recognized as the Area Team Champions Jr. and Sr.
  • Horton Smith & Ky Laffoon Team Shirts and Caps for qualifying members.


                Any golfer that resides within a 60-mile radius of Joplin may participate in this event and be crowned as the Area Champion in the Regular and Sr. division.  Each team must have a minimum of 5 scores to qualify for the team score. The course that wins the Team Champion will have a traveling trophy that will be displayed at their course for a period of 1 year, players that are to be counted for the team score must be a member of their home course or a member of their home courses men’s association.


Pairings Party following Saturday’s round – Burgers, Dog’s and beverages for all participating players!

2019 Carthage Golf Course Callaway Fitting Day!

6.25.2019 3-7 PM

Location – Carthage Golf Course Driving Range.


You may come out to demo the product or sign up for a fitting by Callaway Master Fitter Joe McCullar. Call the pro shop to sign up for the fitting appt. 417 237 7030 First call first serve with appointments!


Specials only for Fitting/Demo Day Participants!

Free Beer at the Range!

Buy 3 Dozen Callaway Balls Get 1 Dozen Free!

Buy 2 Callaway Gloves Get 1 Free!

MD4 Wedges Buy 1 $10 off each club Buy 2 $20 off each club Buy 3 $30 off each club!

We had a great time playing Briarbrook in our second PGAJLG game this year. Our Teaching Professional Taylor Griffith, PGA, and our Assistant Golf Professional, Tyler Markham, have done a great job preparing Team Carthage for a fun season. You have to see these games in action to appreciate how much fun they are. The most fun youth golf activity ever!

Congratulations to Team Briarbrook and Captain Ron Spencer! We look forward to our next match up at Briarbrook.