BILOXI, Miss - February 27, 2014 - The fifth annual Mississippi Gulf Resort Classic Presented by C Spire will take place March 21-23 at Fallen Oak in Biloxi. With seven World Golf Hall of Famers and 17 major championship winners, the 2014 Mississippi Gulf Resort Classic Presented by C Spire field will feature the greatest golfers in the world. The field, led by defending champion Michael Allen, includes six Masters Champions and, as of today, 28 of the Top 30 on the Champions Tour Money List are scheduled to visit the Mississippi Gulf Coast.
The field is highlighted by 2013 Champions Tour Player of the Year Kenny Perry, 2013 Money Winner Bernhard Langer and 2013 Rookie of the Year Rocco Mediate. In addition, World Golf Hall of Fame members Nick Faldo and Colin Montgomerie will play for the first time, joined by fellow Hall of Famers Langer, Tom Kite, Sandy Lyle, Larry Nelson and Nick Price.
“We are proud to host this spectacular tournament again and look forward to welcoming the Champions Tour professionals back to Fallen Oak,” said George P. Corchis, Jr., MGM Resorts International’s President and Chief Operating Officer of Regional Operations. “The MGRC has quickly become one of the region’s signature sporting events and provides a tremendous boost to the Mississippi Gulf Coast tourism industry.”
Once again, many of the game’s most decorated players will find a course not only in pristine condition, but a course among the most decorated they play all year. Fallen Oak has earned numerous awards since it opened in November 2006. It earned a top 40 spot on Golf Digest’s America’s 100 Greatest Public Golf Courses for 2013/14 while Golfweek named Fallen Oak no. 16 on its list of Best Resort Courses for 2014.
Tickets are for the Mississippi Gulf Resort Classic are $15 and on sale now. They can be purchased online at www.2014MGRC.com or by calling the tournament office at (228) 896-6365. Children 15 and under are admitted free with a ticketed adult.
Make Beau Rivage your home for the weekend. Book hotel reservations now by calling 1-888- 567-6667 or online at beaurivage.com. Beau Rivage also offers Mississippi Gulf Resort Classic discounts throughout the tournament Show your MGRC ticket to receive the discount amount below on Fallen Oak merchandise only from March 18th - 24