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West Point Country Club
662/494-3535
Lakeside Dr
West Point , MS
Type
Private
# of Holes
9
Year Built
1958

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Whispering Pines Golf Club, Columbus AFB Golf Course
662/434-7932
Columbus AFB
Columbus , MS
Type
Military
# of Holes
9
Year Built
1959

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Starkville Country Club
662/323-1733
S Montgomery - Fairway Dr
Starkville , MS
Type
Private
# of Holes
18

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Aberdeen Golf & Country Club National
662/369-6251
Country Club Dr
Aberdeen , MS
Type
Private
# of Holes
9
Year Built
1959

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Columbus Country Club
662/328-5584
2331 Hwy 12 E
Columbus , MS
Type
Private
# of Holes
18

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Old Waverly Golf Club
662/494-8780
1802 Magnolia Dr
West Point , MS
Type
Private
# of Holes
18

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Elm Lake Golf Course
662/329-8964
1609 Taylor Thurston Rd
Columbus , MS
Type
Semi-Private
# of Holes
18

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Mississippi State University Golf Club
662/325-3028
1520 Old Hwy 82 E
Starkville , MS
Type
Public
# of Holes
18
Course Architect
Brian Ault

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Green Oaks Golf Club
662/328-3879
326 Green Oak Dr
Columbus , MS
Type
Semi-Private
# of Holes
18

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Hamilton Country Club
662/343-8907
40018 Country Club Cir
Hamilton , MS
Type
Public
# of Holes
9

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What Are The Top Golf Tournaments

PGA TourThere are some golf tournaments whose pedigrees demand respect and admiration for what they contribute to the game's history. These tournaments test the resolve and skills of the players to a degree that other contests can't begin to match. Actually, it's a good thing that the really great golf tournaments don't come around but a few times each year. Anything beyond the strain evident in those occasional contests could be so dangerous to the psyches of some players that they might very well have short golf careers.

The world's golf season doesn't begin until the Masters Tournament opens play at Augusta National in the first week of April. Until that time of year, golf tournaments have been fun to watch and even seemed to illuminate which players were mastering their craft to really compete for the famed Green Jacket. It's when the Saturday round is over, and the field has shaken out to leave a few who have a chance to take the Masters title, that the real contest begins. And it isn't on the golf course. It's in the players' minds where the real struggle takes place. It's Greg Norman in 1996 watching a six-shot lead on Sunday give way to the steady play of Nick Faldo. It's Scotsman Sandy Lyle serving haggis at the Champions' dinner in 1989. It's Tiger Woods winning his first Masters and crying on his father's shoulder after dropping his last putt. It's just the Masters.

Next on the list of great tournaments is the U.S. Open Championship. It’s held at various golf courses in America, and is known for how difficult the USGA can set a course for play. The real rough begins at two inches, a little further in it’s four inches, and beyond that even a hay mower would have trouble getting through it. U.S. Open officials don't like their tournament being roughed up by par breaking players. On Sunday, the pin placements are in their toughest positions and the greens are slick as glass.

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