September 2, 2015 – Steven E. Smith has accepted the position as Golf Superintendent for the Diamondhead Country Club on Mississippi’s Gulf Coast.
Smith joins the Diamondhead team from the Arnold Palmer-designed Bridges Golf Course at Hollywood Casino in Bay St. Louis, MS.
Other prior experience includes working at Stonebriar Country Club in Frisco, Texas; Walden on Lake Conroe and Woodlands Country Club in Montgomery, Texas; and Northwood Club in Dallas.
Smith holds a Bachelor’s of Science double major degree in Agronomy and Entomology from Texas A & M.
Conveniently located between Mobile & New Orleans, DCC is accessible off I-10 at exit 16 and welcomes public play. Diamondhead is the only facility on the MS Gulf Coast that offers 36 championship golf holes – 18 each at the Cardinal and Pine courses. Stay & play packages are available with DCC lodging partners. With the addition of the Golf Academy of Diamondhead, golfers can book stay & play packages that include professional golf instruction in the indoor/outdoor state of the art golf training facility. A full service restaurant and 19th Hole, 8 hydra clay tennis courts (lighted), a marina and an airport are some of the other property features.
Back Tee Stats
Yardage: Pine/6769 Cardinal/6729
Slope: Pine/132 Cardinal/129
Rating: Pine/72.8 Cardinal/72.7
More Information: www.diamondheadms.org.