Photo of Dancing Rabbit Golf Club (The Azaleas course)

Dancing Rabbit Golf Club at Pearl River Resort

One Choctaw Trail, Hwy 16,

Choctaw, nr Philadelphia, Mississippi MS 39350

  • Office

    +1 (601) 663 0011
  • Pro shop

    +1 (866) 447 3275
  • Fax

    +1 (601) 663 3910
  • Golf pro

    Sean Racki (Head Professional)
  • Academy

    Dancing Rabbit Golf Academy

About the course

  • The Course:

    18 holes. Tree-lined parkland. Undulating terrain - several slopes to climb.

  • Surroundings:

    Woodland.

  • Designer:

    Tom Fazio & Jerry Pate
Back
tees
Club
tees
Front
tees
Yards
7128
5802
4909
Par
72
72
72
SSS or slope
74.4
68.5
68.6

At the same location:

18-hole par-72 Oaks course (7076 yds from back tees).

Location

Latitude:

32.772319

Longitude:

-89.207332

How to get there:

7 miles W of Philadelphia, MS / 74 miles NE of Jackson.

Dancing Rabbit Golf Club (The Azaleas course)

5-star: Fabulous – courses don’t get much better than this.

Est. 1997

Dancing Rabbit Golf Club (The Azaleas course): Two excellent Tom Fazio-Jerry Pate designed courses await at the wonderfully named Dancing Rabbit Golf Club, part of the Pearl River casino and golf resort. Both layouts are excellently maintained, framed by towering oaks and pines, and both weave their way through pleasantly undulating terrain.

On the Azaleas course, many beautifully crafted holes are given real character by the layout's natural elevation changes. Plenty of stylish sand-faced bunkers define the fairways and protect the greens, while the riotous bloom of the azaleas provides wonderful splashes of colour, especially in April. Comparisons with Augusta National have oft' been made.

Although several elevated tees give you a good view of the hole ahead, some fairways will feel a tad tighter than on the companion Oaks course. Rarely are they too tight to be unfair. If you do stray too far offline, your ball should be findable, most likely sitting under the trees on the pine straw. However, you'll need to be mindful of some less forgiving thicker vegetation and grassy creeks, which also occasionally come into play.

Located in a natural woodland environment, without a road or house in sight, Dancing Rabbit's two courses provide a top-quality golf experience. As a fully integrated resort, there's always the chance to win back your green fee (and more!) at the resort's gaming tables. The Azaleas course, built two years before The Oaks, is predominantly reserved for members and resort guests.
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  • Photo of Dancing Rabbit Golf Club (The Azaleas course)
  • Photo of Dancing Rabbit Golf Club (The Azaleas course)
  • Photo of Dancing Rabbit Golf Club (The Azaleas course)
  • Photo of Dancing Rabbit Golf Club (The Azaleas course)
  • Photo of Dancing Rabbit Golf Club (The Azaleas course)
  • Photo of Dancing Rabbit Golf Club (The Azaleas course)
  • Photo of Dancing Rabbit Golf Club (The Azaleas course)
  • Photo of Dancing Rabbit Golf Club (The Azaleas course)
  • Photo of Dancing Rabbit Golf Club (The Azaleas course)
  • Photo of Dancing Rabbit Golf Club (The Azaleas course)
  • Photo of Dancing Rabbit Golf Club (The Azaleas course)
  • Photo of Dancing Rabbit Golf Club (The Azaleas course)
  • Photo of Dancing Rabbit Golf Club (The Azaleas course)
  • Photo of Dancing Rabbit Golf Club (The Azaleas course)

Visitors

Who can play and when?

Resort guests (staying at Silver Star, Golden Moon and Dancing Rabbit Inn hotels) can book to play on weekdays and weekends.

No outside visitor play available.

Green fees

Resort guest fee, 18-holes, peak rate in high season (March thru' Oct): Mon-Thur $120; Fri-Sun $150. Shared golf cart included.
Credit cards accepted. Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc. [Last updated: 2018].

Other information

Non-metal spike facility. Walking permitted. Golf carts are fitted with GPS.

Practice facilities

Excellent

Did you know?

The Pearl River Resort and Dancing Rabbit Golf Club are developments of the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians, a tribe that received Federal recognition in 1945. The Choctaw lands cover 35,000 acres in ten different counties of Mississippi, with 10,000 tribal members.

Published ranking

2019/20 Golf Digest rating: 5th best course in Mississippi.

Where2Stay

  • Silverstar Hotel & Casino

    Pearl River Resort, Hwy 16, Choctaw, MS 39350

    +1 (866) 447 3275

    Visit website
    With over 500 rooms, including more than 75 suites, Pearl River Resort's first hotel and casino offers accommodations with all the amenities you expect from a top-quality hotel. Silver Star's 90,000 square-foot casino houses nearly 2,500 slot machines, as well as 67 gaming tables devoted to craps, blackjack, roulette, mini baccarat and poker.
    • Golf at this hotel:

      Dancing Rabbit (Azaleas and Oaks courses)

    • Golf within 5 miles:

      No

    • Golf within 20 miles:

      No

  • Dancing Rabbit InnAAA 3-Diamond

    13240 Hwy 16 West, Pearl River Resort, Choctaw, MS 39350

    +1 (601) 389 6600

    Visit website
    The Dancing Rabbit Inn is located next to the Dancing Rabbit Golf Club, Silver Star and Golden Moon Casinos, Geyser Falls Water Theme Park, Clearwater Key Beach and The Beach Club at Clearwater Key. The hotel, located in close proximity to the golf clubhouse, provides a 24-hour shuttle service to/from the casinos. The guest rooms are equipped with a spacious work desk, two phones, voicemail and wired/wireless Internet access.
    • Golf at this hotel:

      Dancing Rabbit (Azaleas and Oaks courses)

    • Golf within 5 miles:

      No

    • Golf within 20 miles:

      No

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