With more than 140 beautifully designed Mississippi golf courses to choose from a golf vacation in the state is a great way to see more of the area while enjoying a favorite pastime. There are numerous courses that have gained national recognition and many people are traveling to the state for a fantastic Mississippi golf vacation. The Southern Farm Bureau Golf Classic is a stop on the PGA tour of events in the autumn and the U.S. Women's Open Championship was held in Mississippi in 1999. That makes two very good examples of just how fast Mississippi golf is growing and accommodating golfers.
One of the highest ranked Mississippi golf courses is
the Tunica National Golf Course in Tunica
MS. The 18-hole course is part of Tunica Resorts
and also features a tennis club for more choices in things
to do. An impressive 7,219-yard, 126 slope and par 72
championship design is what you'll experience when
golfing here. Mark McCumber, a well known PGA Tour player
as well as an accomplished architect designed the course
with careful consideration.
The gentle hilly terrain and pristine course is a great place to spend a Mississippi golf vacation. Well planned water hazards add a challenging element to your game while ample landing area at bunkers makes this course great for all levels. A GPS systems provides both scoring and yardage right inside the carts. With green fees between $29.00 and $58.00 you'll not only love this Mississippi course design but also the price.
Many of the casinos and hotels in Gulfport offer a Mississippi golf package available for guests. Stay and Play packages at the casinos offer great savings for accommodation, dining and golf and also provide transportation to the courses. One of the better known courses for Mississippi golf in Gulfport is at the Windance Country Club. This 18-hole course is highlighted by 6,660 yards of exciting golf, a par of 72 from the longest tees and a slope rated at 129. This course was also designed by Mark McCumber. For over three decades this course has been providing the perfect backdrop for Mississippi golf and the lovely town on the Gulf of Mexico close to Biloxi provides a wealth of attractions and sights. Green fees are between $65.00 and $70.00.
A Mississippi golf package through the Imperial Palace Biloxi can be one of the best choices on the Gulf Coast. When planning a Mississippi golf vacation make sure to explore the options they provide. They offer golf packages that can accommodate any number of golfers. Stunning scenery and professionally composed courses are waiting! With an amazing 15 courses to choose from there's something for every golfer. Just a few of the host of Mississippi golf courses available to play through the Imperial Palace include Diamondhead Cardinal, Grand Bear, Magnolia Grove, Oak Harbor and Great Southern.
Great Southern was established in 1908 and is the oldest of Mississippi golf courses in the state. Situated on the Gulf of Mexico it was a PGA Tour stop in 1945. The history at this course is something to be admired. 6,214 yards of Mississippi golf are offered with a par of 71 and a slope rated at 124. Designed by Donald J. Ross, ASGCA this just one of the excellent choices for a Mississippi golf package from the Palace. Golf packages vary and the more players there are the better the discounts get. Contact the hotel directly for packages. If opting out of a package deal the green fees at Great Southern are between $30.00 (for twilight fees) and $70.00 for weekdays and weekends.
A Mississippi golf vacation can be a great way to spend some exciting time away from home. With the many different courses come a variety of challenging greens. Stay and Play packages can be found from a host of hotels and Mississippi casinos for great deals. Be sure to do some research and find the courses you most want to play before arriving to round out the perfect leisure getaway.