Fallen Oak Fact Sheet

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COURSE LOCATION:       Fallen Oak is located 15 miles north of Beau Rivage Resort on a 510-acre tract in Biloxi, Mississippi. The course runs adjacent to the DeSoto National Forest.
 
COURSE ARCHITECT:    Tom Fazio
 
COURSE LAYOUT:           Playing to a par-72, Fallen Oak features five sets of tees and extends 7,487 yards from the back tees. It is open exclusively to Beau Rivage Resort guests.
 
NATURAL FEATURES:   Fallen Oak is characterized by a lush, rolling landscape covered in oak and pine ridges, magnolias, pecan groves, large lakes, winding streams and wetlands. The course features 10 bridges and concealed cart paths to protect the natural features of the terrain.
 
COURSE FEATURES:       Fallen Oak features the following elements:
 

  • A Sub air drainage system, which alternately heats and vacuums moisture out of the greens to keep them consistent and healthy.
  • Tiff eagle Bermuda grass (greens), 419 Bermuda grass (fairways), zoysia grass (flanking the bunkers and creeks) and native Bahia grass (flanking the course).
  • Transplanting of more than 1,000 oaks, magnolia, pine and other hardwood trees.
  • More than 3,500 tons of Ohio-based, Tour Grade Signature Blend bunker sand, brought from barge down the Mississippi to Mobile, Ala., and trucked to the site.
  • Approximately 125 acres of sod, enough to cover 96 football fields.
 
CLUBHOUSE:                     12,000-square foot Acadian-style Southern mansion with a 1,000-square foot pro shop, 70-seat lounge and restaurant and locker facilities.
 
GREENS FEES:                   $200
 
OPENED:                              November 2006.
                                               
 


ABOUT BEAU RIVAGE RESORT & CASINO
Casual elegance awaits at Beau Rivage Resort & Casino, MGM Resort's International’s destination resort on the Mississippi Gulf Coast.  French for "beautiful shore," Beau Rivage blends the charm and character of the Mediterranean with graceful touches of Southern hospitality. From the 31 majestic oak trees that line the front entry drive to the 1,740 elegantly appointed guest rooms and suites, the resort offers AAA Four-Diamond accommodations unparalleled anywhere in the Southeast. Ten restaurants, four nightclubs and bars, an 85,000 square-foot casino, a world-class spa and salon, an upscale shopping promenade, a state-of-the-art convention center, a 1,550-seat showroom featuring headline entertainment and a wide array of production shows and Fallen Oak, a Tom Fazio-designed championship golf course, make a visit to Beau Rivage one of the finest destination resort experiences in the South. For more information or to make reservations, call (888) 567-6667 or visit www.beaurivage.com.
 
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