The Heart of America Golf Academy is located on the south east end of Swope Park in Kansas City, Missouri. The Academy hosts three courses that are open to the public. The Academy has a hitting range, 2 practice chipping greens and a putting clock. The academy is the home of the First Tee of Greater Kansas City and hosts several events for the organization throughout the year.
For the junior golfer the academy has The Hill course. The course is located on a hilltop and provides beautiful views of Kansas City. The three hole course is designed for use by juniors to practice and for training to play.
The Rock Course is a par 3 course with trees, hills and water to test a player’s short game. The course is a good beginning place for juniors and beginners. For the better player it will test your skills and knowledge of ball striking for the irons.
The River Course is a nine hole course that ranges from 2,150 yards from the yellow tees to 2,604 yards on the blue tees. Blue River runs throughout the golf course. It has links style look with prairie grass to carry to reach most fairways. With elevated fairways and greens any errant tee ball or iron play will be penalized.