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Since coming on board a few years ago, the Mississippi Gulf Resorts Classic has become a favorite among Champions Tour players. One reason is the hospitality and food, but another is the host course, Fallen Oak Golf Club, a superb Tom Fazio layout in Saucier, Miss.
Grand Bear Golf Course, a semiprivate course that also serves as an amenity for guests at the Harrah's Gulf Coast, is simply one of the most enjoyable Jack Nicklaus designs you'll ever play. The fairways are generous, the greens are beautifully sculpted and the bunkering, while not easy, frames the holes well. Plus, it's carved out of natural forest and wetlands that give each hole a memorable look.
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.
Saucier Golf Courses