Tuesday, November 22, 2011

What Must Not Be Missed: Golfing in Mississippi

Mississippi--- is one of the United States most well known golf vacation destinations. This state is a home to a wide choice of top quality golf courses. These courses consist of many breathtaking historic landmarks.  Mississippi's unique southern history is what makes golfers fall in love with this Gulf Coast Resort destination, located in Biloxi, Mississippi's. The resorts beautiful scenery and southern hospitality is what makes Gulf Coast Resort a perfect destination for all golf vacation seekers!! 


Gulf Coast Resort is home to not one, not two, but FIVE breathtaking golf Courses and Country Clubs:


Diamond Head Country Club
The Diamond Head Country Club has two 18-hole championship courses, the Pine and the Cardinal. These courses, designed by Earl Stone and John Lefoy. They are two very distinct courses each having its own special quality. The Pine has bunkers and water hazards and the Cardinal is wooded with no parallel fairways. The Pine Course is longer at 6,832 yards Cardinal's 6,730.


The Oaks Golf Club
A perfect concoction of scenery and layout is what give Oaks Golf Club the award for being ranked the best golf site in the state. It's been ranked among the Top Ten Courses in Mississippi (Golf Digest), voted as Best Course on the Coast (Coast Magazine),  and was the 2003 winner of the “Golf Course of the Year for the Mississippi Gulf Coast Resort” by the National Golf Course Owners Association. It currently holds a four-star rating as the best place to play from Golf Digest's. This Course has already been the host to a number of huge golfing events like the Nike Tour/Buy.com events. The par 72 layout is characterized by unique hole routing and strategic bunker placements.


Mississippi National Golf Club
This course bears the name of the state, which shows its "State Worthiness!" This Earl Stone design was made to have the complete package a traditional and demanding layout. The course stretches to 6,983 yards from the longest tees, and plays for a par of 72.


Shell Landing Golf Club
Designed by Davis Love, this course is perfect for those noble golf vacationers. This course is known for updating their courses to maintain a high class and up to date. This course top condition has been awarded as  one of America's Best New Courses of 2002 (Golf Digest) and #5 in America in the Best New Upscale Public Category (Golf Digest, 2003). It measures 7,024 yards from the longest tees, and plays for a par of 72.


The Bridges Golf Club
The Bridges Golf Club is an Arnold Palmer creation. It includes pristine lakes and marshlands. It measures 6,841 yards from the tips, par 72. This course is a true challenge and a fun treat even for championship professionals. 


As you can tell the golf courses at Gulf Coast Resort each have their unique breathtaking scenery and offer high class amenities. These characteristics add to the many reasons why Gulf Coast isn't just an ordinary resort -- it's resort that gives all visitors an experience of a life time!! 


Contact a Golf Zoo Travel Specialist that can help make this dream vacation a reality!!
Call (800-929-7300) TODAY!!

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