Perfectly nestled among the native wetlands and majestic timberlands of Mississippi, The Oaks Golf Club is all about unforgettable golfing experiences. This par-72 golf course is being highlighted by the dramatic green complexes, strategic bunkering, and a meandering routing that provides tranquil and serene golf atmosphere. The golf course was given a rating of 74.0 and a slope rating of 138. Since the course’s opening in 1998, the golf course has been receiving numerous awards and accolades from reputable publications. The awards include the “Top Ten Courses in Mississippi”, “Best Course on the Coast”, and the 2003 “Golf Course of the Year for the Mississippi Gulf Coast”. Golf Digest also cited The Oaks Golf Club as the “2008-2009 Best Places to Play”. The latter also rated The Oaks with 4 ½ stars based on a 1 to 5 scale with 4 being outstanding and 5 as superb. Aside from Golf Digest, the National Golf Course Owners Association, Golf Magazine, and the Coast Magazine have also cited the golf course as one of the best.
This prized golf gem has also challenged some of the world’s finest golfers through the series of golf championship matches that the golf course has already hosted. Among the major golf competitions include the Nike Mississippi Gulf Coast Open in 1999, the Mississippi Gulf Coast Open in 2002, the USGA Junior Amateur Qualifying Site in 2002, and the PGA Tour Q-School – Stage 1 in 2003. The Oaks Golf Club is also known to have the popular “Hooters Girls” that provides golfing guests with refreshment and snacks through the club’s traditional refreshment cart.