Friday, August 29, 2014

Thanks for Voting for Us in the 2014 Lake Sun Reader's Choice!

Old Kinderhook is very honored to have been chosen as the BEST at the Lake in 8 different categories for the 2014 Lake Sun Reader's Choice Awards!  We would like to thank everyone that voted for us, as well as everyone for your continued support. Check out our winning categories below:

Best All Around Restaurant - The Trophy Room 


The Trophy Room features frequent live entertainment, gorgeous views and a warm ambiance. The Trophy Room is open daily, year-round, for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Our chef has prepared menus ranging from sandwiches and pizza to steak and seafood with nightly specials. Indoor, outdoor and private dining are available.  PLUS many of our staff members at the Trophy Room received awards!

Best Waitress - Ashley at the Trophy Room 
Best Bartender - Kelly at the Trophy Room 
Best Cook/Chef - John Biggs at the Trophy Room 


Favorite Day Spa - Old Kinderhook 


The Elements Spa at Old Kinderhook is open daily by appointment.  Services feature massage, facials, manicures, pedicures, hair removal and more!  For a complete list of services, click here.

Favorite Golf Course - Old Kinderhook 


Nestled among beautiful valleys at the Lake of the Ozarks, lies one of America's most spectacular courses. Old Kinderhook Golf Course will challenge the most serious golfer, yet plays on the friendly side. The course is renowned for its unsurpassed drama: valleys, waterfalls, hills, trees and water hazards, plus its beautiful lake setting. The elevation changes and breathtaking views will thrill you at every hole.

Best Realtor - Randy Bowling at Old Kinderhook 


If you have imagined owning a home with a championship golf course and a lake at your doorstep, Old Kinderhook is your dream come true. Allow the sales team at Old Kinderhook Realty to help you discover your perfect home. With golf cottages, villas, condos, patio homes, estate homes and homesites, we offer an option to fit every family and every price point.


Best Website - OldKinderhook.com 


Be sure to check out our website to see why we were voted the BEST! www.oldkinderhook.com

















Old Kinderhook is a premier resort and golf course at the Lake of the Ozarks.  From lodging to golf to dining, we have something for the typical vacationer to the soon to be bride.  Old Kinderhook serves as the perfect backdrop for weddings and other celebrations.  With being voted the best in 8 different categories, Old Kinderhook is a place you need to see if you've never been there!  

Monday, August 18, 2014

Come See Old Kinderhook at the 2014 Lake of the Ozarks Shootout!

Old Kinderhook is a proud sponsor of the Lake of the Ozarks Shootout.  The excitement began yesterday with the 6th Anuual Shootout Benefit Golf Tournament here at the best golf course at Lake of the Ozarks. Thanks to everyone who came out to support the event!  The fun is just beginning though, because there are fun activites for the entire family all week long leading up to the big race this weekend!

Shootout Schedule of Events


Monday, August 18
“LakeExpo.com presents”  The Great Shootout Treasure Hunt at Captain Ron's and Buccaneer Bay
  • 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. - Dinner and Drinks
  • 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. - Treasure Hunt
  •  7:00p.m. -  Live Entertainment with Sax on the Beach at Captain Ron's.
  •  7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. - Check out and presentation of awards

Tuesday, August 19
  • 8 am to 11 am - Captain Ron's open for breakfast.
Shootout Volleyball Tournament
  • 4 - 8 p.m. - Shootout Volleyball Tournament at Captain Ron's
  • 6:00 p.m. - Live Entertainment with Pearl at Captain Ron's
Border Xpressions presents the 1st annual Shootout Pontoon Poker Run

Wednesday, August 20
“Performance Boat Center" presents – "Shootout in the Park”
  • 8:00 a.m. to Noon - Vendor Booth set-up.
  • Noon to 10:00 p.m. - Race Boats lines up and located throughout the Park for meet and greet.  Location at the Fair Grounds in Laurie.
Vendors, Beer Garden, bounce houses for the kids and much more.
Enjoy the day at the Shootout in the Park.
  • 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. - Vendor Booth set-up at Buccaneer Bay
  • 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. - Racer Village set up at Buccaneer Bay
  • 6:00 p.m. - Live Entertainment with Jazz West at Captain Ron's

Photo from: FunLake.com
Thursday, August 21
Shootout PWC Dam Run
  • $150.00 entry/shootout registration fee to benefit charities
  • 9:00 a.m. - Registration at Surdyke Yamaha
  • 10:00 a.m. - Start from Surdyke Yamaha to Truman Dam and back to Shorty Pants
  • 5 - 6:00 p.m. - Post Party at Shorty Pants
At Captain Ron's
  • 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. - Vendor Booth set up at Buccaneer Bay
  • 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. - Racer Village set up at Buccaneer Bay
  • 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. - Captain Ron's open for breakfast
  • 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. - First National Bank "Make-A-Wish"  Powerboat rides - Dock 3
  • 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. - Racers can pick up registration packets
  • 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. - Poly Lift Poker Run Registration at Captain Ron's
  • 4:00p.m. to 11:00p.m. - Meet - and - Greet with racers
Shootout Hall of Fame Dinner
  • 6:00 p.m. - Doors open.  
  • 7:00 p.m. - Shootout Hall of Fame Dinner at the Stables at Cannon Smoked Saloon
Stereo Shootout
  • 6:00 p.m. - Stereo Shootout presented by Waves and Wheels at Camden on the Lake
  • 8:00 p.m. Live Entertainment with Soca Juke Box at Captain Ron’s

Friday, August 22
  • 7:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. - Poly Lift Poker Run - Registration and start at Backwater Jacks
  • 8:00 a.m. to 11 a.m. - Captain Ron's open for Breakfast
  • 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. - Racer Village open to public at Buccaneer Bay
  • 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. - Vendor booths open to public at Buccaneer Bay
  • 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. - On-Site Registration on Cannonball Beach
  • 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. - Safety Inspections & Class Identifications on Dock 4 and Cannonball Beach
  • 7:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. - Live Entertainment with Soca Jukebox at Captain Ron's.
  • 7:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. -  Benefit Auction at Captain Ron’s (following the Poker Run)
  • 11:00 p.m. -  Close - Music with DJ Kyle at Captain Ron’s

Photo from: FunLake.com
Saturday, August 23
** Drivers will not be having an official drivers meeting, but will be required to watch the video about the course at the time of the tech inspection”
  • 8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. - Captain Ron's open for Breakfast
  • 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. - Registration on Cannonball Beach
  • 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. - Safety Inspections & Class Identification
  • 8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. - PWC Classes Run
  • 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. - Racer Village open to public at Buccaneer Bay
  • 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. - Vendor booths open to public at Buccaneer Bay
  • 10:00 a.m. - Opening Ceremony / National Anthem
  • 11:00 a.m. – Noon – Manufacturer Classes have priority runs
  • Noon – 2:00 p.m. – Professional Classes have priority runs
  • 1:45 p.m. - Flying Performance
  • 1:55 p.m. - Drag Race
  • 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. – Non-Professional Classes have priority runs
  • 2:50 p.m. -  Missing Man Flyover For Brad Smith and Jeff Asbell
  • 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. – Manufacturer/Professional Classes have priority runs
  • 7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. - Live Entertainment The Mighty Wheel House on the barge at Captain Ron's
  • 10:00 p.m. to Close – Music with DJ Kyle at Captain Ron’s

Sunday, August 24
** Drivers will not be having an official drivers meeting, but will be required to watch the video about the course at the time of the tech inspection”
  • 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. - Registration on Cannonball Beach
  • 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. - Safety Inspections & Class Identification
  • 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. - Racer Village open to the public at Buccaneer Bay
  • 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. - Vendor Booths open to the public at Buccaneer Bay
  • 10:00 a.m. - National Anthem
  • 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. – Professional Classes have priority runs
  • 11:00 a.m. – Noon – Manufacturer Classes have priority runs
  • 11:50 a.m. - Missing Man flyover in honor of Steve Tripp
  • Noon- 1:00 p.m. – Non-Professional Classes have priority runs
  • 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. – Professional Classes have priority runs
  • 1:45 p.m. – Flying Performance
  • 1:55 p.m. - Drag Race
  • 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. – Open for final runs
  • 4:00 p.m. - Awards Ceremony
  • 4:00 p.m. - Vendors may start taking down

Be sure to stop by the Old Kinderhook booth during the 2014 Lake of the Ozarks Shootout! You can also stop by our Lake of the Ozarks golf resort and check out the progress on the Lodge at Old Kinderhook. The shootout is the largest unsanctioned boat race in the United States, a spectacular event you won't want to miss!  All proceeds from the event go to support Lake Area Rescue Teams and other charitable organizations. 

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Teams Needed for the Shootout Benefit Golf Tournament this Weekend!

Old Kinderhook is proud to host the 6th Annual Shootout Benefit Golf Tournament this weekend! Join us on the best golf course at Lake of the Ozarks this Sunday, August 17. Registration & lunch at the Old Kinderhook Golf Club starts at Noon, with a 1:00 shot gun start for the tournament. Awards will follow the tournament; there will be hole in one prizes, proxies and on course events!

Golf Tournament Participants and Sponsor Levels


  • Player:  $125 - Includes 18 holes of golf, cart and lunch 
  • Hole Host:  $75 - Limited to 18 and must provide a giveaway for each golfer (est. 120)
  • Hole Sponsor:  $100 - Includes recognition at a designated hole
  • Bronze Sponsor:  $400 - Includes recognition at a designated hole, one player entry fee, one Shootout hat, one Shootout t-shirt and recognition on sponsor board 
  • Silver Sponsor:  $600 - Includes recognition at a designated hole, two player entry fees, two Shootout hats, two Shootout t-shirts and recognition on sponsor board
  • Gold Sponsor:  $1,000 - Includes recognition at a designated hole, four player entry fees, four Shootout hats, four Shootout Polos and recognition on sponsor board

Teams are still needed for this Lake of the Ozarks golf tournament, so grab some friends, call the Pro Shop - 573-317-3573, and get a team signed up today!  All proceeds will go to benefit Lake Area Firefighters, and many other Lake Area Charitable Organizations.   Old Kinderhook Golf Course will challenge the most serious golfer, yet plays on the friendly side. The course is renowned for its unsurpassed drama: valleys, waterfalls, hills, trees and water hazards, plus its beautiful lake setting. The elevation changes and breathtaking views will thrill you at every hole!

Make Old Kinderhook Your Place at the Lake by calling 888-346-4949 today! 


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Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Lake of the Ozarks Joint Networking Social

Working together. Playing together. 


Get to know fellow Lake Area business owners/managers at the Lake of the Ozarks Joint Networking Social, Tuesday August 5th here at Old Kinderhook.  Challenge your golfing talent on one of the best golf courses at the Lake of the Ozarks and indulge in terrific appetizers while you're here.  All Area Chambers as well as the CVB and TCLA are invited to attend this event!

Complimentary Golf


Participate in a round of golf from Noon to 4 PM. Members must have an advance tee time between to golf, so call the Pro Shop at 573-317-3573 to reserve your spot.  Mention that you are a member of the CVB, TCLA or any one of the Chambers.

Old Kinderhook Projects Q&A


Join us for a session of question & answer with Jeff Carroll from 4 to 5 PM.  As many of you know, the Lodge at Old Kinderhook is well underway.  Now is your chance to ask any questions you may have about the project or anything else going on here at Old Kinderhook.

Member Social 


The social will be from 5 to 7 PM.  Enjoy the Grand Appetizer Buffet, a cash bar, networking and lots of fun!

Old Kinderhook is proud to host this Lake Area networking event. If you've never been to our golf resort at the Lake of the Ozarks, now would be a great time to check it out!  In addition to an amazing Lake of the Ozarks golf course, the resort features a spa and two restaurants with some of the best fine dining at the Lake of the Ozarks.  We hope to see you at the event!

Make Old Kinderhook Your Place at the Lake by calling 888-346-4949 today! 




Friday, August 1, 2014

Family Fun Charity Events at Lake of the Ozarks this Month!

The Kinderhook Cares Program is one way that Old Kinderhook supports local charities.  Every month, 10% of the proceeds each Monday night at the Trophy Room go to a different charity. In June, we raised $970 for CADV. July's proceeds will go to Camdenton School District and the charity of the month for August is the Annual Lake Rescue Benefit Shootout. Many other businesses and organizations host charity events all year round at the Lake of the Ozarks, giving back to the community!  This month there are several great charity events going on and we want to make sure you know about them.  So come on out for some family-fun and help support the local community!

GREAT BAGNELL DAM DUCK DROP - AUGUST 2


The Family Fun Zone will open at 10 AM on Saturday August 2 at the Dam Bait Shop Grounds just below the Bagnell Dam.  Entry is $5 per child. Celebrating the 6th year, the Great Bagnell Dam Duck Drop will be better than ever! Family Fun Zone activities include:

  • Games & Prizes
  • Pony Rides 
  • Bounce Houses
  • Face Painting 
  • Martial Arts Demonstrations
  • Dance Demonstrations 
  • Live DJ
  • Great Food 
  • Duck Ticket Sales (Ticket Sales End at 11 AM Sharp!) 

The ducks will fly at noon and someone will win $5,000!  You can walk to the viewing area from the Family Fun Zone.  The best viewing area is just past the Dam Bait Shop on the shoreline at the Campground.  Ducks will be dropped from the helicopter by our very own Jeff Carroll, as well as from pontoon boats in the river. They will "race" to the finish line!

SHOOTOUT BENEFIT GOLF TOURNAMENT - AUGUST 17


Join us here at Old Kinderhook for the 6th Annual Shootout Benefit Golf Tournament on Sunday, August 17.  Registration and Lunch at Old Kinderhook Golf Club starts ay 12 PM. Shot gun start is at 1 PM. Please call Old Kinderhook Pro Shop at 573-317-3573 to register. All proceeds benefit Lake Area Firefighters, and many other Lake Area Charitable Organizations

  • Player: $125.00 Includes 18 holes of golf, cart and lunch
  • Hole Host: $75.00 Limited to 18 and must provide a giveaway for each golfer (est. 120)
  • Hole Sponsor: $100.00 Includes recognition at a designated hole
  • Bronze Sponsor: $400.00 Includes recognition at a designated hole, one player entry fee, one Shootout hat, one Shootout t-shirt and recognition on sponsor board
  • Silver Sponsor: $600.00 Includes recognition at a designated hole, two player entry fees, two Shootout hats, two Shootout t-shirts and recognition on sponsor board
  • Gold Sponsor: $1,000.00 Includes recognition at a designated hole, four player entry fees, four Shootout hats, four Shootout Polos and recognition on sponsor board

Old Kinderhook is your home away from home here at the Lake!  Whether you're just vacationing or looking for a second home, our golf resort at the Lake of the Ozarks is the perfect place to stay.  The resort restaurant features some of the best fine dining at the Lake of the Ozarks you can find.  Give us a call or stop by today to learn more or book your tee times and reservations! 

Make Old Kinderhook Your Place at the Lake by calling 888-346-4949 today!