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Getting To Know: Dogwood Hills Golf Resort

An Insightful Interview With K.C. Cloke, Marketing Director

By Brian Weis

Whether you have played a course 20+ times a year or looking to play the course for the first time, insights from an insider can help enhance your golf experience. Below is an interview with K.C. Cloke who shares some valuable tidbits about the course, memorable holes and must eats and treats at the 19th.

Give Our Readers An Overview of the Golf Course/Property
Dogwood Hills is nestled in beautiful Lake of the Ozarks. Celebrating 50 years of service, Dogwood is not only known for it's excellent course condition and playability they also are highly recognized because of their resort amenities available on site. Dogwood Hills features deluxe hotel guest rooms, Fairway Villa Suites, the Lake's only lighted practice facility, 18-holes of golf, beautiful courtyard with pool and hot tub and Mitch & Duff's Restaurant.

If Someone Was Looking To Golf In The Area, Why Should They Play Your Course?
Dogwood Hills offer tremendous value for your money. Dogwood Hills was voted 2011's Lake Sun Readers Choice Best Golf Course at the Lake and we're proud to offer that quality at an affordable rate!

What Tips or Local Knowledge Would You Provide To Help Them Score Better At Your Course?
Hit the practice facility before heading out for your round. Better yet, schedule a golf lesson with one of our PGA Teaching Professionals before hitting the tee box.

Recent Awards or What You Are Most Proud About The Course?
2011 Lake Sun Readers Choice - Best Golf Course at the Lake
Celebrating 50 years of Service

What Is The Signature, Most Talked About, or Most Photographed Hole?
#12 is our most talked about hole because of it's yardage, slope and one of a kind green and green side bunker. #12 is also part of what our guests call the "Amen" corner. Once you finish holes 10, 11 and 12, which are located on a separate corner of land from the remaining course, you'll be saying "Amen" .

What Is Your Favorite Hole? Any Tips to Play It?
#13 because of the landscaping. Tip for this hole, keep it straight and watch out for the grass bunker.

Must Have Dish or Drink after the round at the 19th Hole?
Whether you're stopping in for a drink or meal you're sure to find what you're craving at Mitch & Duff's Restaurant. Featuring favorite dishes such as Eggs Benedict, huge pork tenderloin sandwich and All-You-Can-Eat pancakes.

Ready for that drink? Mitch & Duff's offers a full bar, daily drink specials, draft beer and famous Bloody Mary's!

Who Holds Course Record and What Was Their Score?
Robert Wilson holds the course record with a score of 61. This round was played in July of 2008. 29 on the front and 32 on the back.

Back Tee Stats
Par: 70
Yardage: 6441
Slope: 120
Rating: 71

More Information
Dogwood Hills Golf Resort
1252 State Hwy KK
Osage Beach, MO, 65065

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About: Brian Weis

Brian Weis Brian Weis is the Publisher of, a network of golf travel and directory sites including,,,, etc. Professionally, Brian is a member of the Golf Writers Association of America (GWAA), International Network of Golf (ING), Golf Travel Writers of America (GTWA), International Golf Travel Writers Association (IGTWA) and The Society of Hickory Golfers (SoHG). In 2016, Brian won The Shaheen Cup, an award given to a golf travel writer by his peers.

All of his life, Brian has been around the game of golf. As a youngster, Brian competed at all levels in junior and high school golf. Brian had a zero chance for a college golf scholarship, so he worked on the grounds crew at West Bend Country Club to pay for his University of Wisconsin education. In his adult years, his passion for the game collided with his entrepreneurial spirit and in 2004 launched In 2007, the idea for a network of local golf directory sites formed and was born. Today, the network consists of a site in all 50 states supported by national sites like, and It is an understatement to say, Brian is passionate about promoting golf and golf travel on a local, regional, national and international level.

On the golf course, Brian is known as a fierce weekend warrior that fluctuates between a 5-9 handicap. With a soft fade, known as "The Weis Slice", and booming 300+ drives, he can blast it out of bounds with the best of them.

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