Brian Wright

Publisher Kansas City Golf Guides

Brian Wright is the publisher of the Kansas City Golf Guide—the Midwest’s premier golf guides.

Golf KC

What makes Kansas City’s golfing unique?

You’ll find good variety at good prices. Visit our beautiful older courses like Swope Memorial Golf Course’s parkland style course to Prairie Highland’s Golf Course prairie length style course.

What are Kansas City’s best-kept golf secrets?

The amount of water we have provides for some spectacular shots. Try the 3rd hole at Falcon Lakes Golf Course, the 16th hole at Heritage Park Golf Course, the 4th hole at Tiffany Greens Golf Club, and the 10th hole at Paradise Pointe’s Outlaw Course.

What’s your insider tip for someone visiting Kansas City golf course?

For spring, be prepared for a variety of weather. Also, utilize the I-435 loop—a highway that makes the 43 public courses around Kansas City extremely accessible. Finally, be prepared for some challenging golf by spending your first day on the practice tee with a local PGA golf professional.

What do you love best about Kansas City?

We’ve got great music, food and friendly people—all of which constitute a great quality of life here. The sincere friendliness of locals makes the good food and music even more enjoyable. It’s like being surrounded by friends wherever you go.

If you had three places to take visitors, where would you take them?

Visit one of our great golf courses. Then, go to Hereford House for lunch or dinner. It’s hard to beat their t-bone steak or their blackened salmon. End the evening with a show at the Starlight Theatre with its intimate setting.

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