Rules and Regulations


The Bella Vista POA owns and operates each of the seven golf facilities located within Bella Vista. To better understand our operations, we provide this material for your convenience.

Members are required to carry a Photo ID Card in order to obtain member fees at all Bella Vista facilities. Cards may be obtained through the mail or in person at the POA’s Membership Services Department. For members that are in town while the Membership Services Department is closed, temporary cards are available at all golf shops, Branchwood Recreation Center and Riordan Hall. Fees for POA-issued photo ID cards are as follows:

  • Photo ID Card (Annual) – Age 19 and over – 1st Lot-Member – $35, plus tax
  • Photo ID Card (Annual) – Age 19 and over – 2nd Lot-Member or Dependent – $35, plus tax
  • All other Photo ID Cards (after 1st two purchased) – Free
  • Temporary ID Card (30 Days) – Age 19 and over – $15, plus tax
  • Replacement Cards – ALL categories, including paper cards – $6, plus tax

Your tee time access number appears as your Member number on your POA paper membership card. If your tee time access number does not allow you to make a tee time, please call (479) 855-5079 or any golf shop for assistance.
Members may begin to make tee times 10 days in advance of play at 7:00pm from the online system. Non-Member booking availability will remain 7 days in advance. Members can book their tee times 3 different ways; Online at, Calling the golf operations office at 479-855-5079 during office hours or by calling any of the Bella Vista Pro Shops during Operations hours.

All Bella Vista Village golf and golf facilities are available to non-members with payment of the appropriate use fee.

Non-members may call (479) 855-5079 in order to reserve an advance tee time. Same day tee times must be made by calling the golf shop of choice.

Golfers are allowed one reservation per day (the reservation may be for one or consecutive tee times).

  • All golfers must have a current POA-issued Photo ID card, a current non-member card, a current membership card and a form of photo ID, or a sponsoring member
  • All golfers will report to the golf shop desk at least 15 minutes before their tee time and pay the appropriate fee before beginning play
  • Children 12 and under must have golf equipment, pay the required fee, and be accompanied by a fees-paid adult to play
  • One non-playing person may accompany each fees-paid adult golfer
  • Children under five years of age are not permitted on the golf course
  • Golf carts may only be rented and/or operated by individuals 16 years of age or older
  • Individuals misusing or damaging POA property will be required to pay for any damages
  • Golfers are expected to conduct themselves in a manner considered appropriate to a family environment
  • All golf carts must adhere to two riders only at all times
  • Groups must maintain their position on the golf course
  • Groups falling behind by 1 1/2 holes will be directed to immediately advance to their correct position on the course
  • Each golfer is expected to wear attire which is considered appropriate to the golfing atmosphere Shirts/tops must have collars or sleeves. Shirts must be worn at all times. No swimwear, gym or jogging shorts, or cut-offs are allowed
  • Metal spikes are prohibited on all Bella Vista Village golf courses. Unsuitable footwear that may cause damage to the course is prohibited
  • Foursomes must reserve a tee time. Fivesomes are permitted for tee times that begin after 11:00am and must maintain their position on the course

The Bella Vista Village is served by Chuck Ritter, Class “A” PGA golf professional. Call the Tanyard Creek Practice Center at (479) 855-8133 for complete lesson information or contact Chuck at (479) 855-5072.