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Friday, March 18, 2016

For Immediate Release

Final Field Set for 2016 Mississippi Gulf Resort Classic Presented by C Spire

Includes 19 PGA TOUR Champions Major winners and Five World Golf Hall of Famers

Mississippi Gulf Coast – With five World Golf Hall of Famers, 19 PGA TOUR Champions Tour major winners and 11 PGA TOUR major championship winners overall, the 2016 Mississippi Gulf Resort Classic Presented by C Spire will again boast one of the strongest fields ever visiting the Mississippi Gulf Coast. 2015 champion David Frost


Dan Bourgeois


SOAK UP THE RUN at 1st Annual

Mississippi Gulf Coast Marathon, December 9 - 11, 2016

A Three-Day Running Festival Showcasing the Mississippi Gulf Coast Culture

BILOXI, MS (March 14, 2016) - Registration opens for the Mississippi Gulf Coast Marathon, a three-day running festival happening December 9-11, 2016 beginning in Pass Christian, Mississippi, winding along the beach front on Highway 90, or Beach Boulevard, to Biloxi, Mississippi. A true celebration of running and

Erin Kenna

Public/Media Relations Manager


Biloxi Boat Captains Honored with Legendary Captains and Crew Awards

Mississippi Gulf Coast – Visit Mississippi Gulf Coast is proud to share that local Captains Jay Trochesset, Kenny Barhanovich, Adam Ladnier and First Mate Alex Soto have earned distinguished wins in Florida during the Billfish Foundation and International Game Fish Association (IGFA) ceremonies.

“Our waters are integral to the history and culture of the Mississippi Gulf Coast, and


Wednesday, March 2, 2016

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David Frost Set to Defend Title at 2016 Mississippi Gulf Resort Classic Presented by C Spire

Official Public Schedule of Events Announced

Mississippi Gulf Coast – With four World Golf Hall of Famers and 26 of the Top 30 on this year’s Schwab Cup Money List, the 2016 Mississippi Gulf Resort Classic Presented by C Spire field will feature the greatest golfers in the world. The current field, led by defending champion David Frost,

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March 2, 2016


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Seasonal service to Minneapolis/St. Paul returns to Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport

GULFPORT, Miss.–Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport welcomes the return of non-stop service to/from Minneapolis, Minnesota this fall.

The seasonal service, offered by Sun Country Airlines, will run September-December with flights on Thursdays and Sundays. Last year, the

First series of site visits to be held Feb. 24-25, 2016

BILOXI, Miss. ~ Biloxi Main Street District was one of seven national programs selected as a demonstration site by the National Main Street Center, Inc. to carry out community revitalization and preservation based economic development techniques.

“Biloxi is just now, 10 years after Hurricane Katrina, recovering,” said Kay Miller, Main Street Director/Downtown Services Manager of Biloxi. “Downtown development has been in the works and the ‘Refresh’ project is beginning at the perfect time.

Mississippi Gulf Coast – It’s easy to get passionate about food, especially when living on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. Eat Y’all, a culinary group comprised of self-proclaimed “eaties,” will be canvassing the region to experience everything from fine dining to dives and corner markets that serve up the very best po-boys, fresh seafood, burgers and more. Then, the team will share their findings on their latest blog,

“The Coast is primed for a full-out foodie experience. We are ready to tell the story of our incredible food

JACKSON, MISS. – February 16, 2016 – Mississippi is home to blues and is the heart of the Americana Music Triangle. Gospel, country, jazz, bluegrass and rock 'n’ roll have deep-running roots here. The sound is still alive and well.

In spring 2016, Mississippi is celebrating Americana music in a totally new way. With itineraries spanning the state, the Americana in Mississippi Music Tour boasts headliner Rambling Steve Gardner and The Jericho Roadshow performing in 16 communities. Each location will supplement the show with a performance by a

The Mississippi Gulf Resort Classic Presented by C Spire is currently running the B1G1 Ticket Promotion for the 2016 tournament. Now through January 30th, fans can take advantage of the special “Buy 1 Get 1 Free” general admission ticket offer when ordering tickets online at by using the code B1G12016.

The 2016 Mississippi Gulf Resort Classic Presented by C Spire will take place March 28 – April 3 at Fallen Oak in Biloxi. This will be the seventh year that the Mississippi Gulf Coast will host the best players on the Champions

GULF SHORES, Ala.SportsEvents Media Group, the leading industry publication focused exclusively on helping sports event planners produce excellent competitions in the United States, has announced Mississippi Gulf Coast Regional Convention & Visitors Bureau as one of its 2016 Readers’ Choice Award winners.

Winners will be announced in the January 2016 issue of SportsEvents.

Sports event professionals were asked to nominate destinations and sports venues that they believe display exemplary creativity and professionalism toward the groups they