Official Name of Tournament: Rapiscan Systems Classic Presented by Coastal Mississippi
Dates: March 25 - 31, 2019
Location: Mississippi Gulf Coast – Biloxi, MS
Purse: $1.6 million ($240,000 winner’s share)
Format: Three-day, 54-hole stroke play competition; no cut
Tournament Course Par/Yardage: Par 36-36=72; 7,054 yards
Host Course: Fallen Oak
2019 Champion: Kevin Sutherland (-7)
Television Coverage: Three-day broadcast; The Golf Channel
Friday 9:30 PM -11:30 PM CDT
Saturday 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM CDT
Sunday 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM CDT
Event Management: Bruno Event Team
Economic Impact: $100 million since 2010; estimate $15.5 million annually
Benefactors: Local Charities of the Mississippi Gulf Coast through Birdies for Charity
The Rapiscan Systems Classic Presented by Coastal Mississippi is a non-profit PGA TOUR Champions golf tournament in South Mississippi. It debuted years ago in 2010 at Fallen Oak Golf Club in Saucier, north of Biloxi. Each year, the tournament draws large crowds and puts the Mississippi Gulf Coast in the national spotlight, thanks to
“We will put on
- Create an economic driver in 2010,
post HurricaneKatrina to signal to the world the Mississippi Gulf Coast was open for business.
Highlight the Mississippi Gulf Coast culture through great food, high-end resort properties, great beaches, outstanding fishing
andworld-class golf courses.
Utilize the Golf Channel telecast to highlight all of our natural assets and tell the Mississippi Gulf Coast’s story.
Focus on Community, Culture