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Biloxi, Mississippi is a bonafide "bang for your buck" golf destination, and Grand Bear Golf Course in nearby Saucier is a big reason why. Golfers are greeted with a Jack Nicklaus signature design at a fraction of most Golden Bear courses.
Golf should be a part of any trip to the Gulf Coast area of Mississippi, where visitors will find some outstanding courses as well as superb accommodations, great restaurants and a quality of Southern hospitality that is unmatched. A recent trip to the area included four courses that ranged from good to great. Here's a look at them.
Over the past 15 years, the entertainment scene in northwest Mississippi changed rapidly. Gaming has replaced cotton as the biggest money maker. Golf and gambling -- not fishing and hunting -- rank as the most popular recreational activities. Ten million visitors a year visit the area around Tunica, making it a modern-day hotbed. And fortunately for the tourists and locals alike, the region has retained its deep roots mired in blues music, Mike Bailey writes.
With or without the bloom, Azaleas course at Dancing Rabbit Golf Club in Mississippi passes with flying colors
No matter the season, The Azaleas golf course at Dancing Rabbit Golf Club offers plenty. And you'd expect nothing less from a Tom Fazio-Jerry Pate design on the rolling, wooded terrain of Mississippi's Choctaw Indian land. This top-rated public golf course is challenging and enjoyable. And from the beginning, its beauty is striking, Mike Bailey writes.
Fifteen years ago, quality daily-fee golf didn't exist in Mississippi Delta. That was before Tunica Resorts became one of the Mid-South's top gaming destinations, however. These days, Tunica National Golf & Tennis offers a challenging round of Mark McCumber-designed golf at rates that make the area one of the more economical golf vacations in the country, Mike Bailey writes.
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