Golf Resorts

Biloxi Proves to be a Great Experience
On Two Fronts – Golf and After-Golf Fun

Fifteen years had passed since the first golf trip to the Biloxi, Mississippi area. In those days Biloxi was in the beginning stages of a double boom – casinos and golf courses. It was just beginning to find its stride. Fast forward to 2016 and the development in both areas is quite evident. There are now in the neighborhood of a dozen casinos and 15 golf courses in the area. And, despite a recession, hurricanes and other factors, all seem to have gotten better with age.

Course Renovations: Golf’s Way of Recycling

In the last decade of the 20th Century, golf course openings in the United States were taking place at the dizzying rate of almost one per day. The “build it and they will come” mentality had taken over the golf industry. Twenty years later, almost no new courses are being built. And many more are being closed. But, luckily, golf course architects are not forced to stand in the soup line. While there are less of them these days – and their staffs are much smaller than during the heyday – they have still found a way to keep busy. Golf course renovations have hit an all-time high.

World Amateur Handicap Championship-Day 5 (Final Day)

To say there has been an assortment of very different champions in the Myrtle Beach World Amateur Handicap Championship is an understatement. Over the years the championship trophy has been hoisted by a left-hander, a woman, two years in a row by a marvel in his early 70s who regularly shoots his age, high handicappers and low handicappers.