The Bridges Golf Club at Hollywood Casino


4+ (4 gold): one of our top-rated 4-star courses, worthy of 4½ stars.
   The Bridges Golf Club at Hollywood Casino Est. 1997

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The Bridges Golf Club at Hollywood Casino Resort, sits alongside the expansive Bay St Louis, which you'll enjoy views over from several holes. Generally recognised as one of Mississippi's top-quality and most challenging layouts, this is the only Arnold Palmer design on Mississippi's Gulf Coast. The opening par-5 dog-legs round a good-sized pond, the first of many such small lakes and ponds you'll encounter along the way.
Laid out on relatively flat terrain, with enough earth moving to create gently rolling fairways, the course pleasantly weaves its way through a mix of pine forest and wetland areas. From time-to-time the course opens out as it moves into the expansive marshlands that flank Bay St Louis. Here you will find holes like the very scenic and testing par-3 7th, requiring a tee-to-green carry over the wetland, and the equally challenging, risk-reward, short par-4 8th. Plenty of reeds await anything hit too far offline on either of these two excellent holes. Neat, sharp-edged and sometimes quite deep bunkering is liberally deployed to provide solid defences around the typically large and undulating greens. The course provides a wonderful test for your all-round game without intrusion from housing or roads. A must play if you are in the area.

Stay & Play at The Bridges, the Hollywood Casino Hotel offers on-site accommodation (see Where2Stay section below).

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Making Contact

The Bridges Golf Club at Hollywood Casino
711 Hollywood Blvd,
Bay St Louis, Mississippi MS 39520
USA
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Office   +1 (228) 463 4047
Pro Shop   +1 (866) 447 3275
Fax

  +1 (228) 466 8077

Email  
Website   www.hollywoodcasinobsl.com
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Golf Pro
 
Chris Altese (Director of Golf); Billy Baumgartner (Head Golf Professional).
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About the course

The course: 18 holes. Tree-lined & open parkland.
Relatively flat terrain - easy to walk.
 
Surroundings: Wetland and woodland.
 
Designer: Original layout by Harrison Minchew; significantly redesigned by Arnold Palmer & Ed Seay (2006)
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  Men Back Men Front Women Front
Yards 6841 5883 5108
Par 72 72 72
SSS or Slope 73.2 68.7 68.6
 
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How2Get There?

17 miles W of Gulfport.

Essential information

Green Fees:
2015 visitor fee, 18-holes in high season (June thru' Sept): Mon-Thur $59; Fri-Sun $69. Golf cart included. Reduced twilight rates. [Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc]. Credit cards accepted.
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Who can play and When?
Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends. Closed Tuesdays.  Must book in advance.
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Other Information
Walking permitted (after 3pm).

Practice facilities
Excellent
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Published Ranking
2017-18 Golf Digest rating: 10th best course in Mississippi.
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Location

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Latitude: (30.334898)
Longitude: (-89.350095)
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Hollywood Casino Hotel 
711 Hollywood Blvd, Bay St Louis, MS 39520
+1 (866) 758 2591
www.hollywoodcasinobsl.com

The 14-story waterfront Hollywood Casino hotel is situated on an Arnold Palmer designed golf course just minutes away from the Gulf Coast beaches. The hotel features 291 well-appointed guest rooms and suites, free in room WiFi, complimentary access to the pool and jacuzzi and a gift shop located in main lobby. Additional shopping can be found in quaint old town Bay St. Louis.

Golf at this hotel The Bridges at Hollywood Casino
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Golf within 5 miles No
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Golf within 20 miles Diamondhead; The Oaks; Windance (23 mi).
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