Blue Hills Country Club, established in 1912 received its name from the fields that were covered in beautiful blue grass. In 1963, the Club moved to its current location located on Burning Tree Drive.
The golf course, designed by Robert Dunning, is kept in tournament ready condition and is consistently rated among the top courses in the Midwest. It's 7,250 yard layout has hosted many state, USGA, and U.S. Open local and sectional qualifiers. For twenty-five years, Blue Hills had the honor of hosting Tom Watson's Children's Mercy Hospital Golf Classic. Tom hosted four of the games greatest players - Jack Nicklaus, Arnold Palmer, Gary Player, and Lee Trevino. Over the years this event raised ten million dollars for the hospital and is considered to have been one of the finest and largest grossing events of its kind. Mr. Watson, an honorary member of Blue Hills, retired this event in 2004.
Blue Hills Country club continues to be the finest championship golf course in the Kansas City area. With the completion of the greens renovation, Blue Hills has an A-4 bent grass putting surface that is second to none. A new irrigation system was installed in 2007 and the pond on #5 was enlarged.
Since Blue Hills's inception in 1912, there have been seventy-three Club President's and through their guidance and the efforts of a dedicated and talented staff, Blue Hills Country Club remains one of the area's most prestigious clubs and boasts an impressive roster of members of all age groups.
General Course Usage
Open from 7am to Sundown
The course is usually closed on Mondays for corporate/charity outings. Golfers are allowed to come out after the outing to walk and carry their clubs. If there are no Monday outings golfers may come out after 2:00 p.m. to walk and carry their clubs. One Monday a month the course will be completely closed for golf course maintenance. Specifics on each date can be found on the calendar or by contacting the golf shop.
18 Hole Ladies play in the morning. The first tee will open after their last tee time unless they have a shotgun start or tournament.
9 Hole Ladies play in the morning. The first tee will open after their last tee time unless they have a shotgun start or a tournament.
Wednesday Evenings the “Bucs” tee off from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. They have various events throughout the season. Please check the Bucs website for more information: www.bluehillsbucs.com
Junior golf will occupy the course from the first week in June to the third week in July. They will have the course all morning for 6 weeks. Tee times will begin at 11:30 or after the juniors clear the #1 tee.
Fridays – Open play. Tee times are encouraged.
Tee times are required Tuesday through Friday. Saturday, Sunday and Holidays we do not take tee times.