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 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.
    The 18-hole Sunkist Country Club in Biloxi, Mississippi is a semi-private golf course that opened in 1954. Designed by Roland Robby Robertson, Sunkist Country Club measures 6319 yards from the longest tees and has a slope rating of 121 and a 70.3 USGA rating. The course features 3 sets of tees for different skill levels.
    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.
  • 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.

    Glenlakes Golf Club in Foley, Alabama, 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, a Devlin-Von Hagge layout, is a 6,912-yard, par-72 championship test that will evoke the feeling of Scottish links golf -- strategic mounding, extensive bunkering and undulating fairways and greens.
    The 18-hole Gulf State Park Golf Course in Gulf Shores, Alabama is a public golf course that opened in 1974. Designed by Earl Stone, Gulf State Park Golf Course measures 6563 yards from the longest tees. The course features 3 sets of tees for different skill levels.
    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.
  • 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.

    Lakewood Golf Club is one of the South's premier golf destinations. Opened in 1961, the course has hosted the New Orleans Open 26 times over the years. Beautiful cypress and oak trees frame the golf course, providing a beautiful backdrop throughout the round.
    The Bluffs Golf Resort enjoys a beautiful setting tucked away amid mature hardwood forests. Creeks freely meander throughout the golf course, interconnecting with the sparkling ponds that can be found throughout. The layout is an Arnold Palmer design that takes advantage of the hills, bluffs, and hollows of the varied landscape.
  • 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 golf course at Seascape Resort winds through a series of freshwater and coastal dune lakes, naturally making water a prominent feature on the course. It comes into play on fifteen of the 18 holes.
    Carved from pine, oak, and magnolia trees, Cypress Lakes Golf Club tumbles through gently hilly terrain, a rare landscape for a Florida course. Formerly known as the Solutia Golf Club, Cypress Lakes is also covered with hundreds of crepe myrtles and blooming azaleas and of course, cypress trees.
    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.