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By Travel Tunica on Wednesday June 9, 2010
Have you played golf in Tunica before? Have you ever taken a golf lesson in Tunica? Maybe you’re interested in golf, but you’ve never played at all! Tunica is the perfect place for everyone ranging from beginners learning the game to weekend golfers wanting to spend time with friends playing golf at championship level courses.
Here are Tunica’s three golf course General Managers and their backgrounds, so you can know more about the three course managers and instruction when planning your golf getaway. For more detailed information on the three championship level golf courses in Tunica, click HERE.
Doug Cameron is the newest golf professional in Tunica and oversees operations at River Bend Links. He is originally from southern Michigan and the Midwest, serving on the Wisconson PGA Board of Directors for 12 years, and moved to Tunica from Augusta, Georgia, this year. He says his passion is giving golf lessons, and he’s been a PGA teaching pro for 30 years.
Hotel/golf packages are available for River Bend Links by calling the pro shop at (662) 363-1005, or check out rates and packages available at these casino properties: Bally’s Casino, Hollywood Casino, Resorts Casino, and Sam’s Town Casino.
Matt McNeil’s tenure in Tunica has been the longest of any golf professional. He helped open the Links at Cottonwoods in 1998 and took over operations in 2000. In college, he was a golfer on the University of Memphis team, and since 1999, he’s held a PGA membership. He brings this expertise of teaching, playing, and loving the sport to Cottonwoods every day.
Hotel/golf packages are available for Cottonwoods by calling the pro shop at (662) 363-2788, or check out rates and packages online HERE.
Bob Wolcott is the General Manager of Tunica National Golf & Tennis and opened the property in March of 2004. Having played five seasons on the PGA Tour, he is a Class A PGA Member. His impressive golf and teaching record includes winning the Arkansas, Missouri, and Tennessee State Opens and was an All SEC and All-American Golfer at the University of Georgia. He specializes in improving players of all levels. Call 1-866-TEE-OFF-1 to book a tee time, and ask for Matt Cooper if you would like to get a stay and play rate at one of the casino hotels.
These are three of the golf professionals at our courses who offer lessons and instruction. Contact each of the three courses for other pro information, lesson rates, group discounts, and information on planning, or call/e-mail (1-888-4TUNICAfirstname.lastname@example.org) for free planning for groups for all three courses for the perfect golf getaway!