PGA Jr. League is shifting the perception of youth golf and the way the game is learned and played. The program brings family and friends together around fun, team golf experiences with expert coaching and instruction from PGA and LPGA Professionals. It’s a game changer, and we’re so excited to offer PGA Jr. League at Facility!

Facility’s PGA Jr. League program is open to boys and girls ages 13/17 and under of all skill levels – no golf experience required! Kids will learn the game and enjoy relaxed competition in a two-person scramble format that encourages mentorship, builds confidence and teaches sportsmanship.

Sign up today as space is limited!

The program fee for PGA Jr. League is $200. Each PGA Jr. League golfer will receive:

  • Two high-quality team jerseys; one orange and one blue (for home and away games). Jerseys are available in boys and girls sizes and customizable with our team name and player’s chosen jersey number!
  • Performance T-shirt, hat, bag tag, stickers and drawstring bag
  • 10-14 team practices and free range balls
  • 6 regular season matches
  • Opportunity to advance to All-Star teams during the postseason

If you have any questions, please contact Mark Peterson, PGA, at You can also visit and follow @pgajrleague on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram to learn more.

We look forward to a fun PGA Jr. League season at Facility!

Our Joplin PGAJLG Teams are still forming. Practices will be starting soon. Let’s get your young golfers on a team. Carthage Golf Course, Schifferdecker Golf Course, and Briarbrook Golf Course can still accept registrations.

Check it all out!

What is PGAJLG?

Format and Rules?


Carthage Golf Course PGA Teaching Professional Taylor Griffith talking about wedges.


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You may email Taylor at or call him at 417-793-5650.

Our PGA Teaching Professional Taylor Griffith giving you some putting advice.



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You may email Taylor at or call him at 417-793-5650.

The Carthage Men’s Golf Association is hosting the CMGA 6-6-6 this Saturday. Tee times begin at 11 am. This event is open to all players. The CMGA is the largest Men’s Golf Association in southwest Missouri! Join the fun. 2019 CMGA Form

CMGA 6-6-6 Entry Form HERE!


6 – 6 – 6

Saturday, April 27th, 2019

Carthage Golf Course

Format – 2 player – 6 holes of Best Ball, 6 holes of Scramble and 6 holes of Alternate Shot.

11 AM Tee Times

Entry fee – $15.00 per player for CMGA members and $25.00 per player for non-members plus applicable golf course fees.

Optional skins game will be available.

Flights and prizes will be determined by the number of entries.



Our PGA Teaching Professional Taylor Griffith giving you some help with the driver.


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You may email Taylor at or call him at 417-793-5650.


Our Carthage PGA Teaching Professional, Taylor Griffth, PGA is discussing tempo and showing a drill to help you with the transition from backswing to downswing.

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You may email Taylor at or call him at 417-793-5650.


A big thank you to all our 2019 CMGA Members. We had a great turnout today for our Opening Day Breakfast and Scramble. Breakfast, Rules, 4 Man Scramble and loads of fun! 20 teams today. Check out the results and pictures.






CMGA Opening Day

Carthage Golf Course



1st place  58 $60 Per Player

Aaron Borland

Dustin Johnson

Glen Borland

Harlan Block


2nd place  60 $50

Lowell Catron

John Goodman

Karl Moorhead

Harold Smart


3rd Place  60 $45

Jordan Burks

John Zamouski

Bob Hamm


4th Place  61 $40

Tug Baker

Leo Ifamilik

Doug Berner

Jim Gourley


5th Place 61 $35

Scott Harley

Gary Springer

Tom Garrison

Jack Trostle


6th Place  62 $30

Dustin Edge

Ryan Lankard

Greg Golden

Danny Curry


7th Place  62 $25

Ryan Knell

Carl Green

Sean Borland

Jim McClellan


8th Place  63 $20

Gene Smith

Gary Hill

Larry Buckmaster

Jim Dykens


Closest To The Pin

#3 Gene Smith

#6 Steve Johnson

#8 Tug Baker

#12 Dennis Detert

#17 Steve Watts


The Missouri Sports Charity Golf  Tournament Entry Form HERE!

Co-Chairmen Darrell Waggoner and Kevin Rhinehart put in many hours all year round to make this event successful. The event is already 95% full. This event has everything a great event delivers… good prizes, good food, loads of fun, great friends and wonderful charitable contributions! Carthage Golf Course is proud to host this event with Darrell and Kevin. They do a wonderful job and they enjoy doing it. Spend a few minutes with them and their enthusiasm for the event will jump out at you. If you can’t play in the event please consider a contribution to the event to benefit their charities.

Welcome to the Carthage Golf Course Titleist Loyalty Rewarded Pro Shop!

Dear Carthage Golf Course Loyalist,

The golf staff and I are extremely excited to welcome you back to Carthage Golf Course for the 2019 golf season.  To get your season off to a proper start, we have partnered with Titleist to offer the Loyalty Rewarded Program.

Order 3 dozen Pro V1, Pro V1x or AVX in white or YELLOW and the 4th matching dozen is FREE!

This program is only available from 3/22 until 4/22 2019. Take advantage Now!

All golf balls must be personalized.

To enter the online store you must use the password – CarthageGC

Thank you as always for your support and we look forward to another outstanding season at Carthage Golf Course!

Enter the Carthage Golf Course Titleist Loyalty Rewarded Pro Shop HERE!

Play on,

Mark Peterson, PGA

PGA Professional

Carthage Golf Course

The Carthage Men’s Golf Association is ready to kick off 2019. This is your invitation to join the largest Men’s Golf Association in Southwest Missouri!

Best public course in the area!

Why should you join the CMGA? 2019 CMGA Form

  • Tuesday Men’s Night an opportunity to play a different event every Tuesday night beginning 4/16. Sign up by noon on Tuesday through the Carthage Golf Course pro shop. We draw for teams at 5:15 and have a shotgun start at 5:30 pm. This is open to all male golfers. CMGA Members receive a $5 discount on entry fees. Meet new people! Create new friendships! Enjoy your time on the course! Sign up individually. Teams are drawn from player pools based on handicaps or known ability.
  • 14 events on the CMGA Event Schedule. Play one or play them all! A variety of events…competitive events as well as some hit & giggle events. Stroke Play, Match Play, Scramble, Net…a lot of variety. Download the form and schedule HERE!
  • Special Friday Night Events spread out from May through September…Shoot Outs, Par 3 Tournament, 3 Club Tournament etc.!
  • An opportunity to be the CMGA Player of the Year or the CMGA Senior Player of the Year! The CMGA has a points-based system where players earn points for finishes in all CMGA sponsored events. CMGA Member-only and the CMGA Championship events have added points value as well.
  • The best part is the camaraderie and friendship with all of the players in the CMGA. New friends, new golf groups and golf invitations. It is a great way to seek out some buddies who want to do the same thing as you…play golf!

It all kicks off on April 6th  Download the information HERE!

CMGA Opening Day Breakfast and Four Man Scramble!

8:00 AM Saturday, April 6th, 2019

Free breakfast – The Lighthouse @ First Christian Church 800 S. Main

 * Please bring your completed 2019 membership form.

* Please have your most available email address on the form. This is our primary communication tool.

* Our CMGA President and Vice President will outline the tournament/event schedule and answer questions.

8:30 AM USGA Rules and Handicap Discussion 

* New USGA Rules!

* How to post scores for your GHIN Handicap!

 10:30 AM Shotgun Start

Four Man Scramble

* Draw for 4-man teams based handicap or known ability.

* The range will be available with balls out at 10:00 AM.

* $15.00 entry fee plus applicable golf course fees.

* We will register for the tournament at the breakfast.

* If unable to attend the breakfast, you may contact the golf course to sign up for the tournament prior to Friday the 5th.

* If weather conditions prevent play of the tournament, we will still have the breakfast and discussions on rules and handicaps.

* Please invite all golfers you think would be interested in joining the CMGA.

2019 Opening Day Breakfast and Four Man Scramble

“Join Us”