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3.4
144 Reviews (144)
5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
40
2 Stars
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1 Stars
6
Conditions
2.9
Value
3.8
Layout
3.8
Friendliness
4.4
Pace
4.3
Amenities
3.2
66.8%
Recommend this course
107 out of 144 reviews
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3.1
13 Reviews (13)
5 Stars
1
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3
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2
1 Stars
2
Conditions
2.6
Value
3.5
Layout
3.7
Pace
4.5
Amenities
2.7
StaffFriendliness
4.5
53.8%
Recommend this course
7 out of 13 reviews
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3.4
29 Reviews (29)
5 Stars
6
4 Stars
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3 Stars
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1 Stars
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Conditions
2.9
Value
3.6
Layout
3.8
Pace
4.3
Amenities
3.2
StaffFriendliness
4.4
58.6%
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17 out of 29 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Semi-Private
Par 72
Length 6278 yards
Slope 117
Rating 69.7

Established in 1908, the Great Southern Golf Club overlooks the Gulf of Mexico as the oldest golf course in Mississippi. That helps explain the course's peculiar greens.

In 1999, Great Southern Golf Club was renovated by Brian Curly, who took pains to keep Ross' square greens and still satisfy the USGA's specifications. The greens are minuscule, undulating and hump-backed with deep swales in the middle of some and wild, unexpected slopes in others.

No. 6, for example, is a 250-yard par-4, which appears easy enough, but there are big oaks on both sides of the fairways, a small, elevated green that slopes sharply left to right and bunkers left, front and behind.

Great Southern Golf Club measures 6,278 yards from the longest tees and has a slope rating of 117 and a 69.7 USGA rating. The course features three sets of tees for different skill levels.

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Course Details

Year Built 1908
Fairways Bermuda Grass
Greens Bermuda Grass/Rye grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Donald Ross (1922) Brian Curley (1999)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fee
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range No
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Amex, Discover Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No

Reviews

3.4
144 Reviews (144)

What Golfers Are Saying

Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 9
Undulating Greens 6
This course/club is great for:
Locals 10
Seniors 9
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 15
Near Local Attractions 10

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4.0
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First Time Playing

Narrow fairways
Small greens,but in excellent condition

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
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Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Great value

Great course for the price. Friendly staff .. wide open especially the back 9 fairways are fine and greens in great shape. I enjoyed my round eve getting a picture of one o the few coyotes on the course. Very good experience. I hope the weather cooperates so I can get back there soon.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Agree with other reviewers

Staff are extremely friendly. Some fairways were more akin to bunkers. Greens were a mix of sand and crabgrass & really slow (for once in America!).

Conditions Poor
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Most of the front 8 holes have an ocean view.

This is one of my favorite courses in Biloxi, MS. Maybe not the nicest course, but the views of the ocean are worth the cost of the green fee. It's a fairly open course with some challenging holes. Greens are a little rough, but not hard to two putt - one putt if you're a great putter. It is a course that i always like to play when visiting Biloxi.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Great southern

Great Southern is a great price Golf Course is not Immaculate condition but it's a good course for the price

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Not Great

Golf now should be embarrassed by even allowing this “worse than a dogtrack” course to sell tee times. Do you have any minimum standards?? We played 4 holes and then walked off the golf course, the reason we played 4 was simple, that was when the green was relatively close to the club house. This may have been a great course 100 years ago, but like most people are dead after 100, this course is also dead. What a piece of trash..

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Used to be Great.

This course was destroyed by Katrina. Lost 300 trees & clubhouse. Surrounding neighborhood was also destroyed, and hasn't recovered yet. They do not have the play to upgrade the course. Greens are not great. Fairways are ok shape. If in Biloxi, I would play again.
For $35 I was not expecting a resort course. It met my expectations.

Conditions Fair
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Great Southern Golf Course

This may be the oldest course in the State and its looks like it! For 42.00 its not worth it. WAY overpriced. We can always play The Oaks for the same price and get a better experience. This course show be a 20.00 -25.00 based off of 2 THING !
Staff was great.very nice..
Fairways were OK,......The Tee boxes and Greens are awful. Mixture of sand and grass and some tee boxes had no grass, All the greens have crab grass and weeds....like if you went in your back yard and cut grass as low as possible just to make a green. Carts were great...wont be back again until we hear different...very disappointing for the price.

Conditions Fair
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great course

Very nostalgic. The history is worth the play. The fairways kinda shaggy but no complaints. Very nice course over all would play again. Staff super friendly

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Wet weather
Used cart

It was just ok

I understand it was a historical course , BUT being that, the upkeep on it is not one of such. The tee boxes were terrible and some holes, you couldn't tell the fairway from the rough. Also there is no driving range or real warm up area. If asked to play there again, I'd probably pass on it!

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Fun round

Course in much better condition than when I played a couple of months ago. Staff was super friendly and even gave me a more discounted rate than what was on Golfnow because of a Thursday special rate. Will definitely be back as many Thursday’s as I can.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Coming along

Although the course is restructuring their finances the course is fairly good condition. Pleased with the progress

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
2.0
First Time Playing

Not worth the money

Course is not in very good shape.some of the tee boxes are like hitting out of a sand bunker would not recommend this course for a vacation person to go play

Conditions Fair
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing

Get away

I played just nine holes to get away from wife & mother in law. The staff was very friendly & gave me an earlier tee time than what I booked to get me ahead of a larger group. The course was very nice and forgiving for my bad shots even though it rain very hard the night before I played

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Fathers Day gift

Have played better and worse. Have heard the Gulf Coast courses are alway in great shape. Greens were not but the rest of the course was good!

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Course in poor condition

This course was recommended to us while we were golfing in Florida by someone who had not played it in many years. It turned out to be bad advice. The weather was fine. All the people were met were friendly. The course layout wasn't impressive but had a couple nice views of the Gulf of Mexico. No elevation changes. The greens were in terrible condition with shaggy un-mowed grass and many bald spots. Fairways were also in bad condition. My wife and I have golfed in nearly every state and this one of the worst we played. Would not recommend this course to anyone except beginners who just need a cheap place to learn the game.

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart

A fun old style course

The course could use some rain but is still very playable. A very unusual layout as you play the first 8 holes then cross a railroad track, play holes 9 to 17 re-cross the railway and finish up on 18.
Great scenery on the Gulf.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Bad shape

Greens in bad shape and slow. Could not tell the fairway from the ruff. However the cart was nice.

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Fair
Friendliness Fair
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
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