(Golf) Swing into Spring

Mississippi is where the game of golf meets Southern charm and where lush fairways lead to unparalleled post-round entertainment.

Affordable packages and superb accommodations, along with year-round golfing weather, make the Magnolia State ideal for groups of all skill levels and sizes. Visiting golfers have their pick of more than 140 courses – designed by prominent names like Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus, Jerry Pate, Tom Fazio, Davis Love III and Bob Cupp, just to name a few – sprinkled from the northern hills region to the coast along the Gulf of Mexico.

To learn more about the more than 140 golf courses throughout the state, check out the 2019 Mississippi Golf Guide.

Here are the state’s Top 10 golf courses according to Golf Digest:

1. Fallen Oak, Saucier
2. Old Waverly, West Point
3. Annandale, Madison
4. Dancing Rabbit (Azaleas), Choctaw
5. Grand Bear, Saucier
6. Shell Landing, Gautier
7. Dancing Rabbit (The Oaks), Choctaw
8. The Preserve, Vancleave

PGA/LPGA GOLF TOURNAMENTS COMING UP

Don’t miss the PGA Tour’s Rapiscan Systems Classic March 25-31 at the Beau Rivage Resort and Casino’s breathtaking Fallen Oak golf course in Biloxi. Enter for free and see the best of the best compete.

Old Waverly Golf Club in West Point will be the host site for the 2019 U.S. Women’s Amateur Championship. Scheduled for Aug. 5-11, this will be the third USGA championship contested at Old Waverly, which previously hosted the 1999 U.S. Women’s Open and the 2006 U.S. Women’s Mid-Amateur.

The Sanderson Farms Championship at the Country Club of Jackson will now tee it up as a stand-alone event on the PGA Tour Sept. 16-22. The tournament will bring the biggest names in golf to Mississippi’s capital city.

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