Missouri Golf Post


Don Bliss, Jim Holtgrieve Voted Into MGA Hall of Fame

Jefferson City, Missouri  (December 9, 2013) At their annual meeting, The Board of Directors of the Missouri Golf Association voted unanimously to induct prominent St. Louis amateurs Don Bliss and Jim Holtgrieve into their Hall of Fame. The induction ceremony will be June 23rd during the playing of the 2014 Missouri Amateur at Norwood Hills […]

The New Golf Galaxy® “Superstore”

It seemed like a good idea to accept the invite to tour the newly remodeled Golf Galaxy store on THF Blvd in Chesterfield Commons East. I hadn’t ever been out to that Galaxy location, hadn’t been to a golf retail store in a while, probably wouldn’t hurt to check out the new products and technologies, […]

A Tour of the “RTJ” Course at The Legends

The drive into the Legends takes one on a hilly, winding road through a series of beautiful residential neighborhoods. As I got deeper into the property, the hum of the highway faded and a sense of tranquility took over.   Upon arrival, I felt as though I was walking onto the grounds of a classic course— […]

Interview Series: The Country Club of The Legends

Jim Vastyan with The Missouri Golf Post sits down with Jeff Whitfield (General Manager/Director of Golf), Brett Moomey (Head Golf Professional), and Allison Fanger (Membership Director) to discuss the reopening of The Country Club of The Legends in Eureka, Missouri. Part two of Jim Vastyan’s conversation with Jeff Whitfield (General Manager/Director of Golf), Brett Moomey […]

Old Kinderhook Announces New Lodge and Conference Center

Old Kinderhook, the Lake of the Ozark’s premiere golf and lake resort, unveils The Lodge at Old Kinderhook, a new 84-room lodge and conference center. “The lodge completes the destination resort experience at Old Kinderhook. For nearly 15 years, Old Kinderhook has built a reputation for exceptional golf, outstanding dining venues, marina facilities and lake […]

KCGA launches Golf Hall of Fame

Watson, Thirsk headline Hall of Fame inaugural class  Local golf legend, Tom Watson and long-time Kansas City Country Club Head Professional, Stan Thirsk headline the inaugural class of the Kansas City Golf Hall of Fame. Created in 2012 to cap the celebration of the centennial of the Kansas City Golf Association (KCGA), the Hall of […]

So You’ve Always Wanted to Learn to Golf…

… so have I.  We could capture a few hours with Mother Nature, swing our cares into the wind, and walk away with a splash of color in our cheeks. The yearning began in high school when I heard Barry White’s Love Unlimited Orchestra as the intro to live golf on television.  The instrumental accompanied […]

Interview Series: Liz Green

We met recently with Liz Green, President of the St. Louis Women’s Golf Association (SLWGA), to learn more about that organization. Here is a bit of their history: The St. Louis Women’s Golf Association began in 1975 in the mind of its founder, Pam Rothfuss Whalen. With a background of competitive golf in the state […]

What is Hot Yoga?

            Hot Yoga is a series of specialized yoga poses performed in a heated room which is usually maintained at a temperature of 100 to 105 degrees. As you can imagine, a vigorous session at this temperature promotes profuse sweating which rids the body of toxins. It also makes the […]

The Rebirth of The Legends

The bad news came in late January in the form of a letter from Patricia Natoli to the membership of the Country Club at The Legends. (Natoli is the daughter of the former owner of The Legends, the late Carmelo Natoli, who passed away in November,2012.)  Following their customary January closing—“the Club will not open […]

About Us

The Missouri Golf Post is a monthly digital magazine that “celebrates the people who play the game.” Each monthly issue contains several “feature” stories on golfers, golf courses, and/or major tournaments of interest statewide. Each issue contains a number of regular departments on topics such as Tournament Summaries, Fitness, “The Superintendent’s Corner,” Instruction, and Rules.


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