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The Mozingo Lake Golf Course
is a 7,137 yard long, 18-hole municipal golf course on the banks of Mozingo Lake
Mozingo Lake is a reservoir in Nodaway County, Missouri on the Mozingo Creek branch of the One Hundred and Two River.The reservoir is owned by the city of Maryville, Missouri and is the city's water source and operates as a 3,000 acre park with of shoreline.The reservoir was completed in 1994...
in Nodaway County, Missouri
Nodaway County is a county located in the U.S. state of Missouri. The county was organized in 1845 and named for the Nodaway River.As of 2010, the population was 23,370...
The course was designed by Donald Sechrest
Donald Ray Sechrest was an American designer of more than 90 golf courses mostly in the Midwest.Sechrest was born in St. Joseph, Missouri where he attended Christian Brothers High School. He graduated in 1956 from Oklahoma State University where he played on the varsity golf team...
and opened in 1995. It is a par 72 course and has a rating of 73.5 and a slope rating of 134 on Rye crass. It is owned by the city of Maryville, Missouri
Maryville is a city in Nodaway County, Missouri, United States. The population was 10,581 at the 2000 census. The town, organized on February 14, 1845, was named for Mrs. Mary Graham, wife of Amos Graham, then the county clerk. Mary was the first Caucasian woman to have lived within the boundaries...
. According to the city website says Golf Digest
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and USA Today
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call it the "best course to play in the state of Missouri for under $50."http://www.maryville.govoffice2.com/index.asp?Type=B_BASIC&SEC=%7B6F6F7282-1790-4737-BA96-5324E9C67948%7D
The most distinctive architecture of the course is the grain elevator which has been converted to be part of the club house. The signature hole is #8, a 170-yard, par 3, requiring a tee shot over a pond to the green.