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Our favorite places to play

More Mississippi Business Journal readers play golf than any other sport, and they have chosen their favorite places to play in the Magnolia State To those that play, golf is a passion, an obsession, a romance and a nice acquaintanceship with trees, sand and water, veteran sportswriter Bob Ryan said. Waxing philosophically about the sport, late journalist Grantland Rice once wrote ...

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No. 1: Old Waverly Golf Club, West Point

Voted by Mississippi Business Journal readers as their favorite Mississippi golf course to play, Old  Waverly in West Point features gently rolling terrain and two lakes that come into play on many of holes. Conceived in 1986 by George Bryan, then a senior vice president of Bryan Foods, the Jerry Pate-Bob Cupp collaboration opened two years later in the Golden ...

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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 the state. “We’re excited that ...

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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 Dogwood’s director of golf.  “Not ...

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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 play courses around the state,” ...

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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 with the best courses in ...

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