Nature at its finest is what Biloxi is all about. When visiting the place, guests are greeted by the miles of scenic beaches as well as other great views overlooking the Gulf of Mexico. Biloxi’s vast outdoors also serves as the haven for the plethora of adventure-packed wholesome activities for the entire family. At sunset, a vibrant nightlife awaits guests as the array of dining establishments and the coast’s casino resorts provide a great escape for those who would want to relax after a tough and tiring day. Biloxi is also home to some of the pristine greens that were created by world-renowned golf course architects and designers. Some of the layouts that come with affordable golf vacation packages include The Preserve Golf Club, The Oaks Golf Club, the Shell Landing Golf Club, the Mississippi National Golf Club, and the Pine Course of the Diamondhead Country Club.
Designed by the famed Jerry Pate, a golf course designer and a U.S. Open champion, The Preserve Golf Club has been cited among the “Best New Courses of 2007” by Golf Digest. This award-winning layout features the generous fairways, smooth rolling greens, marshy wetlands, Southern cypress swamps, and the scatter area with pitcher plant bogs. Golfers of all ability levels will surely experience undisturbed, uninterrupted, unparalleled and unbelievable rounds of golf.
A former host to some of PGA’s Nationwide Series Tours, The Oaks Golf Club has already challenged some of the world’s finest golfers. This par-72 layout that meanders through native wetlands and majestic timberlands features the dramatic green complexes, strategic bunkering, and a meandering routing that add up to the challenge. In 2007-2008, The Oaks was cited as one of the “Best Places to Play” together with the 4-star rating by Golf Digest.
The Shell Landing Golf Club has been cited by Golf Digest as among “America’s Best New Courses of 2002”. This Davis Love championship masterpiece also ranks #5 in the category for Best New Upscale Public in America. To test every golfer’s skill levels, the course features the five sets of tees with the immaculate course conditioning. Golfers can also take rounds of swinging on the course’s 25-acre practice facility before heading to the greens for the actual competition.
The Mississippi National Golf Club is a one-of-a-kind Earl Stone masterpiece that is situated in Gulf Coast’s most breathtaking terrains. This par-72, 6,983-yard layout has become a demanding test of golfing skills even that for the advanced and professionals. The course also offers water features that come into play on the layout’s ten holes that would demand strategy and shot placement. The course has also hosted several high profile golf events including the Mississippi Coast Classic of the Nike Tour event.
The Pine Course of the Diamond Country Club is an 18-hole layout that offers high standards of golfing. Designed by John Lefoy and Earl Stone, this challenging course features the tree-lined fairways, well-placed bunkers, gently rolling terrains, extra long sand bunkers, and some water features that will challenge even the skilled golfers. From the blue tees, this course plays to 6,832 yards.