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Grand Bear Golf Course

12040 Grand Way Blvd,

Saucier, Mississippi MS 39574

  • Office

    +1 (228) 539 7806

About the course

  • The Course:

    18 holes. Tree-lined parkland. Gently undulating terrain - easy to walk.

  • Surroundings:

    Woodland and riverside (Big Biloxi River).

  • Designer:

    A Jack Nicklaus Signature Course
Back
tees
Club
tees
Front
tees
Yards
7204
5638
4801
Par
72
72
72
SSS or slope
75.5
67.9
68.4

Location

Latitude:

30.509089

Longitude:

-89.060175

How to get there:

18 miles N of Gulfport

Grand Bear Golf Course

4-PLUS: Must play course - excellent standard; worthy of 4½ stars.

Est. 1999

The two excellent nine-hole loops of Grand Bear are laid out through pristine, quiet woodland, located about 10 miles back from the Gulf of Mexico shoreline. Here there are no roads, housing or modern-day intrusions to detract from your enjoyment of this wonderful Jack Nicklaus Signature design. The good-width, gently undulating fairways are individually routed through the hole-lining forest, a mix of pine, oak, magnolia and many other tree varieties. As is often the case, Nicklaus gives you ample room to work with from the tee, but hitting the heavily bunker-defended greens will typically require well-judged approach work. You also need to be mindful of occasional wetland areas that cross some fairways. Among this collection of excellently crafted holes, the par-4 13th is one of the most handsome, played from a nicely elevated tee, with wetlands, tall pines and bunkering combining to very scenic effect. The 15th, 16th and 17th are flanked by the Big Biloxi River; another pleasantly natural feature to be enjoyed. Benefitting from excellent conditioning, Grand Bear is generally recognised as one of Mississippi's top-quality golf courses, which provides a wonderful test for your all-round game. A must play if you are in the area. 30 miles to the south-east of Grand Bear, and also owned by the Caesars Entertainment group, the Grand Biloxi Casino, Hotel & Spa offers an excellent place to stay, on the shores of the Gulf of Mexico.
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Visitors

Who can play and when?

Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends. Closed Tuesdays.

Must book in advance.

Green fees

Visitor fee, 18-holes: weekends $109. 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.

Practice facilities

Excellent

Did you know?

Grand Bear Golf Course and the associated Grand Biloxi Casino, Hotel & Spa are part of Caesars Entertainment Corporation, the world's largest casino entertainment company. Since its beginning in Reno, Nevada over than 70 years ago, Caesars has grown and expanded, now owning or managing casino resorts on four continents. The resorts primarily operate under the Harrah's, Caesars and Horseshoe brand names. Caesars also owns the London Clubs International family of casinos and the World Series of Poker.

Published ranking

2019/20 Golf Digest rating: 6th best course in Mississippi.

Where2Stay

  • Grand Biloxi Casino, Hotel & Spa

    280 Beach Blvd, Biloxi, MS 39530

    +1 (228) 436 2946

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    Grand Biloxi Casino, Hotel & Spa is located in the heart of the Mississippi Gulf Coast. An ideal destination to escape to exciting gaming, enjoy fine dining and the luxury of a full-service spa, or play golf on the Grand Bear course, a Jack Nicklaus Signature Design (located just over 30 miles away). The Grand Biloxi hotel features 500 modern rooms all equipped with plasma TVs and pillow top beds. This is also where you'll find the 16,000-square-foot Bellissimo Spa & Salon, a fitness center, an outdoor pool with luxury cabanas, the award-winning LB's Steakhouse and a gift shop. Grand Biloxi's all-new casino floor offers 800 slots and 35 gaming tables.
    • Golf at this hotel:

      No

    • Golf within 5 miles:

      No

    • Golf within 20 miles:

      The Preserve; Shell Landing; Grand Bear (32 mi).

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