Yamaha Coast Open postponed

The Mississippi Gulf Coast major season will have to wait until November because the The Yamaha Coast Open at The Grand Bear Golf Club has moved to December 2-4.

"The course is perfect, but the weather did not cooperate," said head professional Ian Kahn.

The Yamaha Coast Open and Bancorp South Coast Amateur are long-running events that have crowned the champion amateur and professional golfers of the Coast for years. For the first time in several years, the Bancorp South Coast Am/Senior Am/Super Senior Am will kick off the major season November 5 and 6 at Shell Landing Golf Club in Gautier. To register for either event visit

"The course will be a bit faster in December," added Kahn.