Mississippi has all you can dream of and more for your golf vacation with over 140 stunning golf courses brought to life by such great names as Pate, Fazio, Palmer, Love, Cupp, Nicklaus and Irwin with some reputed ones like Fazio’s 36-hole Dancing Rabbit and Nicklaus’ Grand Bear standing out.
More than a few of these courses have secured national recognition by Golf Digest and Golf Magazine. The 1999 U.S. Women’s Open Championship took place in Mississippi and every fall the PGA TOUR arrives here for the Southern Farm Bureau Golf Classic.
Mississippi offers you the chance of complementing a once-in-a-lifetime golf experience with numerous other attractions such as luxurious casinos, world famous gourmet cuisine, blues music, its rich heritage, history and architecture.Mississippi Golf courses score over others because of year round great weather, easy accessibility, affordable golf courses compared to other U.S. golf destinations, parks, beaches and other attractions.
The 140 golf courses in the region are located in five distinct regions in a variety of designs and with different price categories to suit any budget. Whichever region you choose to play golf in, you are bound to find accommodation to suit your requirements ranging from stunning Antebellum Era bed and breakfasts, family hotels and luxurious casino resorts offering gourmet cuisine and southern-style dining. The nightlife here is definitely something to write home about with non-stop casino gaming and some of the top names in entertainment.
Mississippi beyond a doubt, offers some really breathtaking and spectacular views. The golf courses here compete with each other for the best scenic setting. Apart from this, the diverse golf courses suit all levels of play and offer some of the most challenging courses.
Post hurricane Katrina, the Golf course industry on the Mississippi has been credited with paving the way for a revival in tourism.