Getting To Know: The Pointe at Pointe Royale Golf Village
An Insightful Interview With Evan Bradley, Head Golf Professional
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 Evan Bradley 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
Nestled along the banks of Lake Taneycomo, make it a point to play The Pointe during your golf vacation in the Ozark mountains. Experience our scenic 18 hole, par 70 golf course that offers abundant wildlife and beautiful rolling terrain, accented by crisp white sand traps and flowing streams. Known as the original 18 hole championship course in Branson, The Pointe offers tee boxes that allow all level of players to enjoy this wonderful golf property. Our Club Car Precedent golf car fleet equipped with GPS units are sure to provide a comfortable and memorable experience during your day of golf at The Pointe!
If Someone Was Looking To Golf In The Area, Why Should They Play Your Course?
The Pointe is easily the best bang for your buck in regards to price and the quality of course you get for that price! Course is extremely well maintained and weaves throughout well-kept homes and condos surround by mature trees and wonderful landscaping.
What Tips or Local Knowledge Would You Provide To Help Them Score Better At Your Course?
The golf course is fairly tight and will keep you honest off the tee. Hit the club you are most comfortable with to make sure you get the tee shot in the fairway. Fairways and greens are a must at The Pointe!
Any recent changes to the golf course? Or any upcoming changes?
The Pointe experienced a 1.3 million dollar renovation 8 years ago. New greens, new crisp white bunkers, and small touches here and there really shows the care the owners of this golf village have in their course.
Recent Awards or What You Are Most Proud About The Course?
Along with superb course conditions, A fun and inviting atmosphere welcomes you at The Pointe!
What Is The Signature, Most Talked About, or Most Photographed Hole?
Hole 12 is our signature hole. This beautiful par 3 is complete with a large pond with fountain, waterfall, landscaping, stair-step tee boxes, and crisp white sand trap protecting the uniquely shaped green.
What Is Your Favorite Hole? Any Tips to Play It?
Hole 3. This hole is a gorgeous, dog leg left par 4 that will challenge the best of players. The tee shot must be hit shy of the creek that splits this hole in half. Trees left off the tee and trees right on the approach make ball position critical! When you're on the green putting, take a look over at Lake Taneycomo as water cruises by.
Must Have Dish or Drink after the round at the 19th Hole?
Come eat at the grill where you must try Branson's best Bloody Mary along with the Cuban sandwich! Sliced ham, pulled pork, Swiss cheese, dill pickles and mustard on a toasted hoagie roll makes this a MUST HAVE!
Who Holds Course Record and What Was Their Score?
Jeff Julian, former PGA tour player and member of The Pointe holds the course record pre-renovation with a 62. Since the renovation, Jarod Meyer, a long-time member of The Pointe, has also fired a 63 from our back tees.
Back Tee Stats
The Pointe at Pointe Royale Golf Village
1000 Pointe Royale Drive
Branson, Missouri, 65616
Revised: 05/09/2017 - Article Viewed 1,559 Times - View Golf Course Profile
Written By: Brian Weis
Brian Weis is the Publisher of GolfTrips.com, a network of golf travel and directory sites including GolfWisconsin.com, GolfMichigan.com, ArizonaGolfer.com, GolfAlabama.com, 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 GolfWisconsin.com. In 2007, the idea for a network of local golf directory sites formed and GolfTrips.com was born. Today, the network consists of a site in all 50 states supported by national sites like GolfTrips.com, GolfGuide.com and GolfPackages.com. 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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