Golf. The game you can play your whole life. The game you can clap so timidly at, the game you still have to dress up for. The game that Robin Williams famously said (minus a few expletives) was invented to have you whack away at your ball, and each time you miss you feel like you’re going to have a stroke. And we love it. Golf on vacation? A big yes, but finding great public courses can be difficult. Luckily, in Overland Park you can find several non-members-only courses to enjoy and challenge your game.

 

Sykes/ Lady Overland Park Golf Club

A beautiful park-like setting with 27 regulation golf holes that accommodates skill levels from “beer me” to “green jacket,” and has an additional challenging 9-hole, par 3 course. Golfers (and non-golfers) can break for food and drinks at the Club 27 Restaurant’s big patio while taking in gorgeous views of the course. There’s also a driving range, and chipping and putting greens to practice your swing, and of course a full-service pro shop to keep you looking the part.

St. Andrews Golf Club

St. Andrews is one of the most popular choices among locals. The 18-hole golf course brings Ozark vibes with tree-lined scenery and five sets of tees. It has a driving range with extended hours, chipping and putting greens and of course a pro shop full of the finest gear and apparel. Golfers can also wet their whistle with pub style food and drinks at the Greenside Grill.

TopGolf

While this isn't a full golf course experience, TopGolf is a great place for any skill level to have a great golf game. Bring the kids or just come to get a few practice swings in. TopGolf has a full restaurant menu and a full bar -- both are full service at your bay. TopGolf is also a great place to go when it's too hot or too cold for the golf clubs. It's always a comfortable temperature with full heaters in the winter and plenty of cool air circling the 3-tier entertainment complex.

Craft Putt

It's Overland Park's happy place! Craft Putt is a locally-owned mini golf taphouse/ The 9,000 square foot space features a custom design 10-hole indoor mini golf course, 24 local beers on tap, handcrafted cocktails, deluxe handheld food bites, and one-of-a-kind mini golf themed games. It's a great rainy day date place! Or bring the kids too -- the course is easy enough for kids too.

Shopping for Golf Gear?

Whether you are looking for a new set for the season, need to get your clubs re-gripped, lost too many balls on the course or just need your new Ricky Fowler bright orange pants and polo, Overland Park has you covered!  Here are the best sporting goods stores in Overland Park dedicated to support your game.

Edwin Watts Golf

Our staff looks forward to helping you select the latest in golf equipment, apparel, and accessories. We are a Ping Fitter of the Year award recipient, and we are certified fitters for Cobra, Ping, Mizuno, TaylorMade, Callaway, and Titleist. We offer all major brand fitting carts and use Launch Monitor club-fitting technology. Take advantage of our full-service club repair, practice your swing in our indoor hitting bays, or play a virtual round with our golf simulators.

Golf Galaxy

Get ready to better your best at the Overland Park Golf Galaxy store. Golf Galaxy has everything you need to improve your game from tee to green, starting with our incredible selection of equipment. Shop the latest drivers, fairway woods, irons and hybrids from top-rated brands like Callaway, TaylorMade, Titleist, PING, Cobra and more. Our certified fitters will use the latest technology to analyze your mechanics and find the best clubs for your swing. When it comes to the short game, Golf Galaxy offers an unbeatable selection of wedges and putters. Services like wedge gapping and stroke-path analysis can help you hole out in fewer shots. You know you can get better. We know we can help. Stop into the Overland Park Golf Galaxy today and see how we can better your best.

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