Griff’s Golf Academy: Front Pin Locations

Step up your golf game.

Contact us today to set up a lesson!

Today we held our 57th Annual Junior Tournament at Carthage Golf Course.

We had 54 golfers today at our event and it is great seeing so many young golfers come out and enjoy the sport. It was a lot of fun and their were a lot of great scores!

Congratulations to Robbie Sager for shooting the low round today with a -2 69!

You can see the full results online by going to or simply clicking HERE!

Thank you to everyone who came out to help during this event, we hope to see everyone out next year to enjoy our Junior Tournament here at Carthage Golf Course.



A great night to have everyone out for our weekly Tuesday Men’s Night. A lot of great scores and a lot of laughs made for a fun night here at Carthage Golf Course!

Congratulations to our winners Rob Harmon, Jerry Ralston, Brent Smith, and Johnny Murray for taking 1st place with a -6 29!

You can see the full results by clicking HERE 


Thanks to everyone who came out tonight, don’t forget to sign up for next week and join in on the fun!

Due to new COVID restrictions, we have rescheduled some of our upcoming events. See details below.
Our leagues and Tuesday Men’s Night will still be going on as planned. We can’t wait to see everyone there!
Carthage Junior Tournament
July 15th (as planned)
7:30 AM Tee Times – End Time – 2:30 PM
Missouri Sports Charity Golf tournament
Rescheduled: August 15, 2020
7:30 AM & 1:00 PM shotgun starts
2- person scramble
All players receive the following: A round of golf w/ cart, a traveling drink cart, lunch provided by Woody’s Smokehouse, 5 Flights, 3 winners per flight. Every Player receives a prize!
It is a GREAT day of Golf, Good Times, Good Food, Good People helping Good People in need
To sign up, contact:
Kevin Rhinehart, 438-7466,
Darrell Waggoner, 438-7414,
Red White and Boom
Rescheduled: Labor Day- Sept. 7, 2020
8 AM – All Day Event
Carthage Football Scramble
Rescheduled: TBD
CMGA Mansfield 2 Person Scramble
Rescheduled: Canceled for 2020- rescheduled for 2021.

Another Tuesday Men’s Night in the books!

We had a great night tonight holding another Tuesday Men’s Night. After all the rain this morning it turned out to be the perfect night for some golf. We had some great scores tonight and everyone had a great time! Congratulations to Karl Moorhead, Greg Golden, and Dan Curry for taking 1st place tonight shooting a 27!

You can view the full leaderboard HERE

We hope to see everyone next Tuesday and enjoy our beautiful golf course, and have fun at our weekly Tuesday Men’s Night. Don’t forget to call or visit the Pro Shop to get signed up so you don’t miss out on the fun!


Tuesday Men’s Night

5 PM Check-in | 5:30 PM Shotgun start

Players must register by 12 PM day-of, Tuesday.

​Come to Carthage Golf Course for our Tuesday Men’s Night. Every Tuesday night is a new event!

Players will be divided into pools based on handicap or known ability. Teams are then drawn with 1 player from each pool. We’ll have closest-to-the-pins on all par 3 holes paid out in a sleeve of Titleist ProV1 balls.

$20 per player for prize pool that includes:

  • Cash payout
  • Cash skins game
  • 3 closest-to-the-pins

Meet new members & play with new golfers every week!

Sign up today!

Call us at ​(417) 237-7030​ to sign up
or register at the course.

Players must register by 12 PM on Tuesday.

Join the CMGA!

Join the Carthage Men’s Golf Association for exclusive CMGA-only tourneys as well as discounted public tournament entries.

Call us at (417) 237-7030 to sign up today!

Membership Benefits and Details

  1. Optional USGA Handicap Service – This Handicap service is updated daily during the season. The handicap system allows us to play on a level playing Field. We will have two events that include handicaps. A Match Play and Net Championship.
  2. Special events throughout the year only available For CMGA members.
  3. An opportunity to be “CMGA Player of the Year” In both Regular and Senior divisions. Season long points list is used to determine  These two Player of the Year awards.
  4. CMGA “Majors” are member’s only events. The others are open to the public. Those non CMGA members Pay an additional $10 for entry into CMGA events.
  5. CMGA members receive $5 off for Tuesday Men’s Night events.

$30 CMGA Membership Fee l $25 Optional USGA Handicap Service

CMGA Opening Day

June 27th | 1 PM Shotgun Start

Griff’s Golf Academy: Water Shots

Step up your golf game.

Contact us today to set up a lesson!

“Tee It Up!”

Sponsored by the Joplin Golf Foundation
Hosted by Rangeline Golf Center


The Joplin Golf Foundation in conjunction with area PGA Professionals and High School Golf Coaches from Carthage, Joplin, Webb City, and Carl Junction has put together a junior golf development program for area youth. The program is open to area youth that are entering grades 3rd through 8th.  Golf instruction will be administered by area PGA Professionals and High School Golf Coaches. Instruction that will be covered includes the short game, full swing, course safety, etiquette and an introduction to playing the golf course. If a child does not have any golf clubs, don’t worry, the Joplin Golf Foundation has your child covered! “Tee it Up” will provide equipment during instruction and playing opportunities.

Registration HERE! – Please enter all of the information at the bottom of that page when registering your junior golfer 

Three sessions will be held each day Monday, June 22nd – Friday, June 26th

First session – 8:00 am – 9:00 am
Second session – 9:00 am – 10:00
Third session – 10:00 am – 11:00

We have changed the sessions and dates from our normal 4 Mondays during June to the one full week in an effort to reduce group sizes allowing us to distance players more effectively. Please list your sessions choices 1st through 3rd. We will have a maximum of 50 per session

June 26th “Tee it Up” Party at Rangeline Golf Center!

“Tee it Up” junior golf party at Rangeline Golf from 11:00 am – 1:00 pm. All of the “Tee it Up” participants are invited out fro pizza and fun at Rangeline Golf

“Tee it Up” Drive, Chip and Putt Night

We will not have a DCP Practice Night for 2020. All DCP activities have been canceled for 2020.

On Course Development Opportunities

Briarbrook Golf Course, Carthage Golf Course, and Schifferdecker Golf Course are hosting a schedule of playing opportunities for the participants of “Tee it Up”. Those youth completing all areas of instruction, etiquette, and course safety will have supervised playing opportunities at these area courses. More information on dates and times will be provided during instruction sessions.

PGA Professionals at Briarbrook Golf Course, Carthage Golf Course, Schifferdecker Golf Course and Twin Hills Country Club are captaining teams in the Joplin PGA Junior League. For more information, please go to . PGA Junior League Golf is a fun, social and inclusive opportunity for boys and girls, ages 16 and under, to learn and enjoy the game of golf from PGA and LPGA Professionals.  Like many other recreational youth sports, participants wear numbered jerseys and play on teams with friends.
The Joplin Golf Foundation, area PGA Professionals and the High School Coaches from Joplin, Carthage, Webb City and Carl Junction are working together to grow the game.
Briarbrook Golf Course – 417 649 6777 Carthage Golf Course – 417 237 7030 Schifferdecker Golf Course – 417 624 3533


It was beautiful weather here at Carthage Golf Course while we held our second Men’s Night of the season. Everyone had a great night and there were some great scores!

Congratulations to Dave Newby, Jay O’Donnell, Johnny Murray and Larry Buckmaster for shooting a -8, 27 on the front nine!

You can see the full leaderboard here!

We love to see everyone come out for a night of golf and some fun and we hope to see everyone out next Tuesday. Don’t forget to contact the Pro Shop to get signed up for our weekly Men’s Night!