The Links at Cottonwoods


4-star: generally an excellent standard golf course, well worth visiting.
   The Links at Cottonwoods Est. 1998

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The Links at Cottonwoods: GOLF COURSE WAS CLOSED IN 2014, and has remained closed thru' end-2016. Check for current status before planning a visit.

[Original Where2Golf description]: Harrah's Tunica Resort, sitting alongside the Mississippi River, is home to three hotels, convention facilities, a large casino and impressive 18-hole championship golf course.

The Links at Cottonwood, as its name suggests, offers Scottish links-style golf on a layout that was originally crafted from flat, open cotton fields. The Hale Irwin designed and almost treeless layout, incorporates plenty of dune-like mounding topped with long fescue grasses, which define the good-width, rippling fairways. Good bunkering and slick run-off areas around the large, undulating greens further add to the course's Scottish-links feel. Significant water hazards come into play on a few occasions, not least at the par-4 5th, with a large pond awaiting anything hit too far right off the tee.

Two of the strongest holes are the par-3 16th and par-5 17th. Both are played alongside water, this time an expansive lake, across which is the resort's Veranda Hotel. With no housing or roads around the course, and only flat cotton fields beyond much of the perimeter (characteristic of this historic Mississippi "Delta" region), your full concentration can be given to building a good score on this good-quality, enjoyable course.

Stay & Play at the Links at Cottonwoods, Harrah's Tunica Resort offers on-site accommodation (see Where2Stay section below).

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The Links at Cottonwoods
13615 Old Hwy 61 North,
Tunica Resorts, Mississippi MS 38664
USA
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About the course

The course: 18 holes. Links-style.
Gently undulating terrain - easy to walk.
 
Surroundings: Rural countryside (cotton fields).
 
Designer: Hale Irwin
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  Men Back Men Front Women Front
Yards 6916 6127 5261
Par 72 72 73
SSS or Slope 72.3 69.2 69.8
 
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How2Get There?

27 miles SW of Memphis.

Essential information

Green Fees:
Check with club (if and when it reopens). Credit cards accepted.
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Who can play and When?
Check with club (if and when it reopens). 
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Other Information
Non-metal spike facility. Walking permitted. Golf carts are fitted with GPS.

Practice facilities
Good
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Location

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Latitude: (34.850826)
Longitude: (-90.277040)
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Harrah's Tunica Resort 
13615 Old Highway 61 North, Tunica Resorts, MS 38664
+1 (800) WIN-4-WIN
www.harrahstunica.com

THE RESORT CLOSED IN 2014 (including the casino, hotels and golf course). [Original Where2Golf description]: Harrah's Tunica is the largest casino resort between Las Vegas and Atlantic City, offering three luxury hotels: the Casino Hotel, Veranda Resort and Terraces Resort. In addition there is a world class Convention Center, state-of-the-art event and entertainment center, RV resort, Bellissimo (a full-service spa and salon), The Links at Cottonwoods (Hale Irwin designed golf course), Willows Sporting Clays and Hunting Center, three outdoor pools, indoor pool, tennis courts and many great restaurants. 24-hour gaming is available in Harrah's 140,000 square foot casino, which offers 2,000 slots, 60 gaming tables, a non-smoking gaming area and the South's largest poker rooms.

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