About BiloxiGolfing and gaming are a winning hand in the Biloxi area play 18 or 36 holes during the day and hit the casinos at night. You have to be a guest at the Beau Rivage Resort & Casino to play Tom Fazio's 18-hole masterpiece, Fallen Oak Golf Club in nearby Saucier.
Visit the Grand Biloxi Casino Hotel & Spa and play the Grand Bear Golf Course, also in Saucier, although you can stay anywhere and tee it up on the stellar Jack Nicklaus design known for its wide fairways and serene setting.
Shell Landing Golf Club, a Davis Love III design in Gautier, features large greens and plenty of trouble on and around them. The Preserve Golf Club in Van cleave, a Jerry Pate design, may be even tougher. Courses to check out in Biloxi itself include Sunkist Country Club and Dogwood Hills Golf Course.
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With states now free to create their own sports betting laws, which golf destinations are poised to reap the benefits? Brandon Tucker examines.
Brandon Tucker checks in from the Mississippi Gulf Coast, where the cuisine and good times match the great golf at courses like Fallen Oak, Grand Bear, Shell Landing and more.
The Mississippi Gulf Coast features more than 20 golf courses, large casino hotels, great restaurants and beautiful beaches at a price that fits the budget of most travelers.
The nationwide explosion of casino gambling has fueled an interesting side effect -- a nationwide explosion of casino golf courses, often of better quality and at lower prices than their non-casino peers. In few places is this selection larger, better or more of a bargain than on the Gulf Coast, where famous designers and full-service hotels vie with plush beaches and wonderful regional cuisine for the traveler's attention.