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About

Holes 18
Type Resort
Par 72
Length 7076 yards
Slope 139
Rating 74.6
Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Gold 72 7076 yards 74.6 139
Blue 72 6641 yards 71.9 136
White 72 6100 yards 69.7 129
Silver 72 5978 yards 68.8 128
Red (W) 72 5097 yards 69.0 123
Oaks Short 68 4400 yards
Scorecard for The Oaks
Metrics:
Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Out 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 In Total
Gold M: 74.6/139 367 468 209 536 190 424 446 327 577 3544 322 220 444 387 566 421 540 177 455 3532 7076
Blue M: 71.9/136 341 442 188 516 172 408 427 304 548 3346 304 188 415 365 535 397 511 155 425 3295 6641
White M: 69.7/129 312 404 161 498 152 385 393 274 507 3086 278 164 363 333 512 372 479 135 378 3014 6100
Silver M: 68.8/128 306 398 155 492 136 379 387 268 501 3022 272 154 357 327 506 366 473 129 372 2956 5978
Red W: 69.0/123 282 326 115 394 111 292 295 233 418 2466 229 144 324 305 469 318 400 107 335 2631 5097
Handicap 14 4 16 10 12 8 2 18 6 17 11 1 9 13 7 3 15 5
Par 4 4 3 5 3 4 4 4 5 36 4 3 4 4 5 4 5 3 4 36 72
Handicap (W) 12 6 16 4 18 10 8 14 2 13 15 7 9 1 11 3 17 5

Course Details

Year Built 1999
Fairways Meyer Zoysia Grass
Greens Tifway II Bermuda Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Tom Fazio (1999) Jerry Pate (1999) Beau Welling (1999)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Amex, Discover Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Fivesomes Allowed No. Only with permission.
Dress code Proper attire is required.

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The Oaks at Dancing Rabbit GC

Our group from Nashville, TN had never played golf in the Magnolia state prior to our recent visit that included rounds at Old Waverly GC, Mossy Oak GC and Dancing Rabbit GC. The Dancing Rabbit GC leg of the trip was preceded by three days staying on property and playing golf at Old Waverly and Mossy Oak. After playing the Bob Cupp designed course at Old Waverly and Gil Hanse designed course at Mossy Oak, we made the hour and a half drive to Philadelphia from West Point to play the Tom Fazio designed Oaks and Azaleas courses at Dancing Rabbit.

The Oaks course at Dancing Rabbit is Tom Fazio at his best. The Oaks course features generous Zoysia fairways that were in excellent shape. The bermuda greens are large and despite being slow due to topdressing, were healthy and rolled true. The bunkering style is typical other Fazio designed courses built in the late 90's and on several holes the liners were visible and in need of repair, but at $70 per player it's understandable that the bulk of the course budget is devoted to greens and fairways. The cart paths are also in need of repair in several places, but these are very minor gripes on what is an otherwise outstanding layout.

The property on which the course is laid out is expansive with each hole being separate and distinct. The fairways are lined with towering pines and hardwoods and wildlife can be spotted on nearly every hole. The elevation changes on the property are dramatic and it's hard to believe at times that you're playing golf in Mississippi and not the mountains of North Carolina or Georgia. Native grasses are planted across the property and if the player strays from the generous fairways, lost balls are inevitable. The Par 3's are mainly of the drop shot variety and club selection is paramount as it's easy to come up both short or go long on any given hole.

The Par 4 and Par 5 holes are routinely punctuated by blind or semi-blind tee shots. Additionally, many of the Par 4 and 5 holes play downhill. Sidehill lies are not uncommon and many of the fairways are designed to kick tee shots either left or right. Our group has some long hitters off the tee but being long is not always the best strategy on many of the holes. A good long iron player will excel on the Oaks course and it's equally important to be skilled with a wedge in your hand 100 yds into the green.

Overall, the Oaks course rewards skilled players with scoring opportunities but gives less skilled players a chance at bogies by keeping their ball in play off the tee due to the generous fairways. For the money, you'd be hard pressed to find a better conditioned course in the region that's also architecturally stimulating.

The only negative part of the experience at the Oaks course has nothing to do with golf and more to do with service. The service is severely lacking at Dancing Rabbit GC. Employees on the property don't seem at all concerned with enhancing the player's experience. The employees aren't rude or mean, they're just disinterested.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Fair
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

danicing rabbit, oaks course

It has been Number of years since I played this course; I don't hit it as long as I used to, so I played the sliver tees. It was the perfect distance being the oaks course has a lot of ridges and valleys; For being this time of year, march the course was greener than my home area, Memphis; I am still impressed by dancing rabbit courses and would definitely come back her; they had off season rates good til end of march I believe;If I go back in the summer time I am sure it will be more expensive, but still worth the price;
Definitely go theses courses in Philadelphia, ms; well worth it!!

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Excellent weather
Used cart

fantastic winter round

very nice resort course. well laid out and very nice for the time of year. Weather was a huge factor ` unseasonable 70 degrees in Feb, but made the day great. we are already planning a return for a guys weekend. Staff was top notch and very friendly

Conditions Good
Value Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Average weather
Used cart

This course has everything that's allowed on a course

The course from Tee to green was in excellent shape.The greens were soft which made putts slow,especially against the grain.Very challenging course.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Excellent weather
Used cart

Oct. golf trip

great place to play long course for seniors but very enjoyable round

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Used cart

Enjoyable course.

Course in excellent condition - tough playing the first time as there are several blind shots. Played by myself and had to drive the hole in my cart on some holes to see where things are. Good thing I played mid-week as I had no problem doing so. Course was lots of fun and in a beautiful setting - rolling hills, great scenery.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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