Excelsior Springs, Missouri, located approximately 30 miles northeast of Kansas City Missouri in Clay and Ray Counties, has a population of 11,084. The area around Excelsior Springs has 20 mineral springs which are responsible for the town’s early growth and notoriety. Many travelers came to drink from the springs for their curative properties. Excelsior Springs is served by the Excelsior Springs School District.
The Excelsior Springs Golf Course was established in 1915 and is a links style public course. Attached to the Club House is the "Oly" deck that honors the late Don Olinger. This deck was built by donations and donated labor in honor of Don. Don was well known in the community and hired me when I went to work for Boatmen's Bank. Don was a "Blue Suit" in a dark suit era of banking.So come up and enjoy a game of golf. Grab something from the clubhouse and take a break on the "Oly Deck". Who know's if you listen hard enough you may hear one of the stories that Don loved to tell.