Getting To Know: Ole Miss Golf Course
An Insightful Interview With Tate Anderson, Pro Shop Manager
By Brian Weis
Whether you have played a course 20+ times a year or looking to play the course for the first time, insights from an insider can help enhance your golf experience. Below is an interview with Tate Anderson who shares some valuable tidbits about the course, memorable holes and must eats and treats at the 19th.
Give Our Readers An Overview of the Golf Course/Property
The Ole Miss Golf Course is nestled in the exciting college town of Oxford, MS. It is located only a couple of miles from the University of Mississippi's main campus, the University-Oxford airport, and downtown Oxford. The Ole Miss Golf Course provides an excellent getaway for individuals and families of all ages. The layout and design of the course provides enjoyment and challenge for golfers of all ability levels.
If Someone Was Looking To Golf In The Area, Why Should They Play Your Course?
Ole Miss Golf Course is the University course and open to the general public. You will find alot of students on the course after class but before hand, we are an excellent course to play for locals and travelng golfers.
What Tips or Local Knowledge Would You Provide To Help Them Score Better At Your Course?
The course is wide open and all in front of you. Pay attention to the cart's GPS as it provides tips. The front is more flat and the back is more undulating.
Any recent changes to the golf course? Or any upcoming changes?
The driving range was just rebuilt and now open. Hole #4 changed as it had a huge pine tree that was removed because it was struck by lightning. Things are much more open now.
What Is The Signature, Most Talked About, or Most Photographed Hole?
Hole number #14 is know as the airport hole that borders the University's airport. There is a huge gully on the left. Keep your tee ball to the right to set yourself up for a birdie look.
What Is Your Favorite Hole? Any Tips to Play It?
Hole #14, is a dog leg right right par 5 with water on the right. Second shot accuracy is important to give yourself an opportunity at birdie or par.
Must Have Dish or Drink after the round at the 19th Hole?
The grill serves hot dogs and sandwiches.
Back Tee Stats
Ole Miss Golf Course
147 Golf Club Drive
Oxford, MS, 38655
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About: Brian Weis
Brian Weis is the Publisher of GolfTrips.com, a network of golf travel and directory sites including GolfWisconsin.com, GolfMichigan.com, ArizonaGolfer.com, GolfAlabama.com, etc. Professionally, Brian is a member of the Golf Writers Association of America (GWAA), International Network of Golf (ING), Golf Travel Writers of America (GTWA), International Golf Travel Writers Association (IGTWA) and The Society of Hickory Golfers (SoHG). In 2016, Brian won The Shaheen Cup, an award given to a golf travel writer by his peers.
All of his life, Brian has been around the game of golf. As a youngster, Brian competed at all levels in junior and high school golf. Brian had a zero chance for a college golf scholarship, so he worked on the grounds crew at West Bend Country Club to pay for his University of Wisconsin education. In his adult years, his passion for the game collided with his entrepreneurial spirit and in 2004 launched GolfWisconsin.com. In 2007, the idea for a network of local golf directory sites formed and GolfTrips.com was born. Today, the network consists of a site in all 50 states supported by national sites like GolfTrips.com, GolfGuide.com and GolfPackages.com. It is an understatement to say, Brian is passionate about promoting golf and golf travel on a local, regional, national and international level.
On the golf course, Brian is known as a fierce weekend warrior that fluctuates between a 5-9 handicap. With a soft fade, known as "The Weis Slice", and booming 300+ drives, he can blast it out of bounds with the best of them.
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