Posts Tagged ‘Golf’

No. 2: The Preserve Golf Club, Vancleave

There might not be a more aptly named golf course in Mississippi. The Preserve Golf Club in Vancleave was built adjacent to an 1,800-acre nature preserve. Designed by former U.S. Open champion and award-winning golf course designer Jerry Pate, The Preserve was voted by Mississippi Business Journal readers as the number two golf course in […] [...]

No. 3: The Dogwoods, Grenada

He may be slightly biased, but Jeff Sanford is certain that there’s not a more scenic view for golfers in Mississippi than The Dogwoods Golf Course at Hugh White State Park in Grenada. “It’s such a beautiful and picturesque course, what with Grenada Lake serving as the backdrop for so many holes,” said Sanford, The […] [...]

No. 4: Timberton, Hattiesburg

If you’re looking for peace and tranquility in a golf course, Timberton Golf Club might be the answer. The Hattiesburg club was voted fourth by Mississippi Business Journal readers as one of the state’s top five golf courses to play. “We feel very proud to be recognized by the folks that read your publication and […] [...]

No. 5: Tunica National, Tunica

Matt Cooper believes the main function of a golf course is that golfers have fun. Now in his fourth year as director of marketing for Tunica National Golf & Tennis Club, Cooper was elated when informed Mississippi Business Journal readers voted the golf course as Mississippi’s fifth best. “We are definitely thrilled with being mentioned […] [...]

10 Mississippi golf courses among tops in the nation

Ten Mississippi golf courses have been rated on par with the best in the nation. The courses were selected to Golfweek magazines’s “America’s Best Courses You Can Play” list for 2010, doubling the number of Mississippi courses listed by the publication last year. “Mississippi’s increased number of courses listed reflects the depth of its high-quality […] [...]

The comeback trail

Jackson club sees good times ahead after suffering the tough times Featuring one of the state’s most picturesque golf courses, Brookwood Country Club had fallen on hard times in the fall of 2007. Memberships had dipped dramatically, the South Jackson club’s buildings needed a major overhaul and the once-pristine golf course resembled a cow pasture. […] [...]

Richardson leading charge at Brookwood

by Published: February 14,2010

Tags: Brookwood Byram Country Club, Golf, NFL, Willie Richardson

Willie Richardson has had a lot of great moments in his life. Consider the Clarksdale native’s body of work: -An All-Pro receiver with the Baltimore Colts who played in one of the NFL’s most memorable Super Bowls • Inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame • Inducted into the National High School Sports Hall […] [...]

Bridges makes national ranking

by Published: December 29,2009

Tags: casinos, gaming, Golf, golf courses, media, sports

BAY ST. LOUIS — The Bridges Golf Club at Hollywood Casino Bay St. Louis rates among the Top 40 casino layouts in the United States, according to Golfweek’s recently-released rankings. Golfweek’s Best Casino list for 2009-2010 was published in the Dec. 12 issue of the national magazine. “We’re very pleased and not surprised that the […] [...]

Dates set for Viking Classic

by Published: December 28,2009

Tags: Golf, PGA Tour, professional sports, sports

MADISON — Viking Classic and Century Club Charities Inc. announced the 2010 Viking Classic would be held Sept. 27-Oct. 3 at Annandale Golf Club, making it the first event of the PGA TOUR’s 2010 Fall Series. Viking Classic also announced that chef Emeril Lagasse would headline the Viking Culinary Tent’s lineup of cooking demonstrations during […] [...]

Golf tournament raises Make-A-Wish funds

The Harrison County Young Lawyers hosted its 3rd Annual Charity Golf Tournament benefiting the Make-a-Wish Foundation at the Great Southern Club, raising more than $1,200. The tournament was open to the public where all participants vied for trophies and a shot at a new 2010 Jaguar XF sponsored by the Jaguar of the Gulf Coast. […] [...]

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