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Carved out of the wooded land in Swope Park, this tight layout, along with its undulated fairways and multi-tiered greens, provides a true test of golf; one that legends Ben Hogan and Sam Snead have been challenged by! Find your golf home here.








Year opened

Why play golf at Swope Memorial?

Unique setting

Skyline views of downtown, accompanied by the roars of lions from the K.C. Zoo below give this course character that is unmatched anywhere in the city.

Historic design

Designed in 1934 by A.W. Tillinghast and once the home of the PGA Tour's Kansas City Open (1949) making it the only public course in the area to have hosted a PGA Tour event.

Course tour


Pick up a scorecard at the course or print and download today. We now have NEW TEES playing at approximately 5000 yds. Come try them out!

Download & print

Where we are

In downtown Kansas City Missouri right by
the Kansas City Zoo.

Where are we

Book a tee time

Why waste time searching when you can book your next tee time right here?

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Improve your golf game with individual, couples, junior, or playing lessons!

Up your game


Swope Memorial Golf Course has several regularly meeting golf leagues.

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