Gulf Coast Golf Destinations

  • Mississippi

    Long before glitzy casinos dotted the Mississippi coastline and the golf boom produced daily-fee treasures, there was a historic match that just might have caused folks in these parts to re-think the game of golf.

    The 18-hole Oaks Golf Club in Pass Christian, Mississippi is a public golf course that opened in 1998. Designed by Dr. Gil Morgan, Oaks Golf Club measures 6885 yards from the longest tees and has a slope rating of 131 and a 72.
    The 18-hole Dogwood Hills Golf Course in Biloxi, Mississippi is a public golf course that opened in 1993. Designed by Brent Williams, Dogwood Hills Golf Course measures 5927 yards from the longest tees and has a slope rating of 113 and a 69 USGA rating.
    The 18-hole The Grand Bear Golf Course in Saucier, Mississippi is a resort golf course that opened in 1999. Designed by Jack Nicklaus, The Grand Bear Golf Course measures 7200 yards from the longest tees and has a slope rating of 143 and a 75.5 USGA rating. The course features 5 sets of tees.
  • Alabama

    The Gulf Shores area of coastal Alabama has attracted some of the world's most sought after golf architects to utilize the sandy terrain and seaside beauty in developing a top Gulf Coast golf destination. Plus, a moderate climate makes it possible to hit the fairways of Gulf Shores' best golf courses year round.

    The 18-hole Foley Golf Course in Foley, Alabama is a public golf course that opened in 1996. Designed by A. J. Stewart, Foley Golf Course measures 4054 yards from the longest tees. The course features 3 sets of tees for different skill levels.
    The 18-hole Forest at Lake Forest Yacht & Country Club in Daphne, Alabama is a private golf course that opened in 1969. Forest at Lake Forest Yacht & Country Club measures 6435 yards from the longest tees and has a slope rating of 131 and a 71.
    Glenlakes Golf Club, widely regarded as one of the Gulf Coast's premier golf facilities and the area's best value, features 27 holes of unforgettable golf. The 18 hole links-style Dunes course and the 9 hole resort-style Lakes course provide a golf experience second to none.
  • FL's Emerald Coast

    Florida's Gulf Coast might be overlooked by vacationers preferring Disney theme parks and Palm Beach resorts. But West Florida isn't just for Spring-Breaking college kids. Getaways like Destin showcase some of the state's best golf on beaches just as beautiful as the ones on the other side of the state. Already an established golf destination, courses continue to pop up along Florida's Emerald Coast.

    The East Course at Tiger Point Golf & Country Club runs alongside the Intracoastal Waterway, offering panoramic ocean views. The course was designed in the tradition of classic Scottish links golf courses but with the added feature of water, which comes into play on 14 holes.
    Baytowne Golf Club at Sandestin Golf & Beach Resort is routed from the beach to the bay, providing stunning views along the way. The course rolls across the few elevation changes that the area has to offer.
  • Louisiana

    If you love great music, tasty food, festivals and nightlife with your golf, then Louisiana might be the perfect destination for you. This is the land of bayous, Bengal Tigers, beignets and big fun.

    English Turn Golf & Country Club is a Jack Nicklaus design that was crafted in 1988 to host the New Orleans PGA Tour event. Nicklaus designed the course to be enjoyed equally by spectators and golfers, incorporating gallery berms and spectator mounds throughout.
    Situated just 25 minutes outside of New Orleans, Oak Harbor Golf Club is one of the area's most popular courses. The course is a challenging test without being too intimidating for beginners. It offers risk-reward holes that will appeal to low and high handicappers alike.