Louisiana Golf Courses

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Atchafalaya at Idlewild

Patterson, Louisiana

985-395-4653

www.atchafalayagolf.com

This Robert von Hagge design is surrounded by the rich wildlife and incredible beauty deep in the heart of the Atchafalaya Basin. With over 40 species of indigenous flora thriving on the site, the Atchafalaya at Idlewild offers one of the most unique golfing experiences around. Expansive greens and rolling fairways offer wonderful challenges.

 

Course – Length – Rating – Slope

Gator – 7533 – 76.9 – 145
Bear – 7032 – 74.6 – 134
Eagle – 6520 – 72.1 – 131
Owl – 5932 – 69.5 – 122
Otter – 5263 – 70.9 – 124

From I-90: exit Cotton Road (Kemper Williams Park & Campground exit) in Patterson.

• 18 holes
• Soft Spikes
• Walking (limited)
• Alcoholic Beverages
• Grill
• Club Rental
• GPS

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The Golf Club at Audubon Park

New Orleans, Louisiana

504-212-5290

www.audubonnatureinstitute.org/golf

A Championship executive-style, par 62 course located in New Orleans’ historic district, Audubon Park Golf Course is spread across 81 tree-lined acres on St. Charles Ave. and is the country’s only course accessible by streetcar. It was recently awarded 4.5 of 5 stars on Golf Digest’s “Best Places to Play” rankings. Golf Digest calls the newly renovated course “the most scenic and interesting spot for New Orleans golfers.” Golfweek has listed this outstanding course among their top fifty municipal courses. The golf Club at Audubon Park was the only executive course among the rankings.

 

Course – Length – Rating – Slope

Gold – 4220 – 61.6 – 104
Blue – 3776 – 60.4 – 100
White – 3341 – 58.8 – 100

From downtown New Orleans take Magazine Street to Audubon Park and Zoo.

• 18-holes
• Soft Spikes
• Walking Permitted
• Alcoholic Beverages
• Grill & Snacks
• Club Rental
• Audubon Zoo is located across the street

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Bayou Oaks at City Park South Course

New Orleans, Louisiana

504-483-9410

www.cityparkgolf.com

Open in 2017 as a sister course to the North Course in the heart of New Orleans, Bayou Oaks South Course features many of the historic oak trees and existing lagoons that are characteristic of City Park. Designed by world renowned golf course architect Rees Jones, the 18-hole course boasts 46 bunkers and features multiple tee locations. The par 72 course is designed to accommodate players of all levels from amateur to professional.

 

Course – Length – Rating – Slope

Gold – 7302 – 74.7 – 128
Black – 7013 – 73.3 – 126
Blue – 6642 – 71.3 – 125
White (M) – 6111 – 68.8 – 121
Green (W) – 5522 – 63.7 – 101
Red (W) – 5011 – 68.5 – 112

From I-610, take Exit 1A to Canal Blvd. Head north towards Lake Pontchartrain for 1 mile and then take a right on Filmore Ave.

• Driving Range
• Pro Shop
• Instruction
• Club Rental
• Full Restaurant and Bar
• Appropriate golf attire

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Black Bear Golf Club

Delhi, Louisiana

318-878-2162

www.blackbear-golf.com

Black Bear Golf Club, located just east of Monroe, meanders through wooded creek bottoms that border the 3,000-acre Poverty Point Reservoir State Park. Featuring four sets of tees, the layout spans varied topography, from tree-lined holes to open approaches. Affordable pricing tied to a great experience make Black Bear a “must play” on your Louisiana list. In fact, Black Bear was named the 7th Best New Public Courses by Golf Digest when it opened and Golfweek has ranked it the #1 Public Course in the State. Golf packages include state park cabins nearby or the new Black Bear Lodge right on the course.

 

Course – Length – Rating – Slope

Gold – 7276 – 74.9 – 136
Blue – 6964 – 73.2 – 134
White – 6298 – 70.1 – 123
Black – 5567 – 66.7 – 118
Red – 5567 – 72.1 – 128

Interstate I-20, Exit @ Highway 17 in Delhi. North on 17 6.7 miles. Turn right @ Audubon Golf Trail sign. Course is on the left.

• 18 holes
• Soft Spikes
• Accommodations
• Walking Allowed
• Golf Packages
• Alcoholic Beverages
• Snacks
• Club Rental
• Driving Range
• Putting Green
• Chipping Green

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The Bluffs on Thompson Creek

St. Francisville, Louisiana

985-395-4653

www.thebluffs.com

The world-famous golfer Arnold Palmer was given complete freedom in designing his golf course at The Bluffs on Thompson Creek. Located in beautiful West Feliciana Parish and its unique, rolling, south Louisiana hills, the Club has received numerous awards and accolades since its debut. Currently, it’s named the number one course you can play in Louisiana by GOLF Magazine and landed fourth on Golf Digest’s best in state rankings. The clubhouse, and its restaurant, offer beautiful views of Thompson Creek and the on-site Lodge at The Bluffs is a great stay and play option.

 

Course – Length – Rating – Slope

Black – 7005 – 74.4 – 142
Blue – 6446 – 72.0 – 131
Green – 5758 – 68.9 – 118
Silver – 4762 – 64.0 – 111
Red – 4634 – 67.9 – 112

From Baton Rouge, head west on I-10 and take the split to I-110 North until it ends at Exit 8c. Take Hwy 61 North for 20 miles and turn right on Hwy 965; Travel 6 miles to entry on right.

• On site accommodations
• Clubhouse restaurant
• Instruction

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Carter Plantation

Springfield, Louisiana

225-294-9855

www.carterplantation.com

This signature design by PGA champion and LSU alum David Toms has been named among the “Top 10 Courses You Can Play” by GOLF Magazine. The spectacular 18-hole, 7,050-yard, par-72 course plays through three distinct Louisiana landscapes—live oaks, cypress wetlands, and upland pine forests. Great effort has been made to preserve the historic plantation’s native wildlife habitats. Golf groups will love the on-site accommodations. Each of the six villas contains seven guest rooms with private baths that may be reserved individually or in varying combinations, plus kitchen, living and dining room.

 

Course – Length – Rating – Slope

Black – 7104 – 73.9 – 133
Gold – 6548 – 71.0 – 130
Blue – 5693 – 67.1 – 115
Red – 5057 – 69.0 – 117

I-12 exit Hwy 43; south on Hwy 43 to Hwy 42; east on Hwy 42; merge with Hwy 22; continue to Carter Cemetery Rd; right on Carter Cemetery Rd; Carter Plantation straight ahead.

• 18 Holes
• Soft Spikes
• Walking,
• Alcoholic Beverages
• Grill & Snacks
• Club Rental

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Copper Mill Golf Club

Zachary, Louisiana

225-656-0656

www.coppermillgc.com

Designed by golf course architects Max Maxwell and Nathan Crace, the championship course at Copper Mill is a refreshingly eclectic mix of old world shot-making and contemporary agronomic conditioning. Copper Mill is a “links-style” course reminiscent of those found in Scotland, with a unique layout that’s a combination of holes with three par 3 holes, three par 4 holes, and three par 5 holes on each nine! The course, which features the native terrain of Louisiana, weaves it way through grasses, wetlands and marshes.

 

Course – Length – Rating – Slope

Black – 6866 – 73.3 – 134
Copper – 6190 – 69.7 – 125
Green – 5379 – 66.5 – 108
White – 4693 – 67.4 – 111

From Baton Rouge, head west on I-10 and take the split to I-110 North until it ends at Exit 8c. Take Hwy 61 North for 3.5 miles and turn right on Hwy LA-965; Travel 4 miles to entry on right.

• Driving Range
• Pro Shop
• Instruction
• Club Rental
• Full Restaurant and Bar
• GPS
• Walking allowed

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Cypress Bend Golf Resort and Conference Center

Many, Louisiana

888-256-4366

www.cypressbend.com

You’ll experience the magic the moment you set foot on Cypress Bend, a jewel on the 80 mile long Toledo Bend Lake situated on the Texas-Louisiana border. The 186,000 acre lake is well known for the bass fishing, and now it is known for golf as well. With an onsite hotel and conference center, Cypress Bend Resort offers a restaurant with views over the lake, spa facilities, and more.

 

Course – Length – Rating – Slope

Gold – 6707 – 72.7 – 142
Blue – 6248 – 71.0 – 136
White – 5784 – 68.3 – 134
Red – 5091 – 70.2 – 128

I-49 exit Hwy 6; west on Hwy 6 for 32 miles to Hwy 191; south on Hwy 191 for 3 miles; Cypress Bend on right.

• 18 holes
• Soft Spikes
• Accommodations
• Golf
• Packages
• Walking (limited)
• Alcoholic Beverages
• Grill
• Club Rental

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Gray Plantation

Lake Charles, Louisiana

337-562-1663

www.grayplantationgolf.com

Golf Digest has ranked Gray Plantation #75 in its list of “America’s Greatest 100 Public Courses.” It was also named #3 in its list of “America’s Best New Courses” when it opened and the second Best Course in Louisiana. Next to the Calcasieu River, the course takes full advantage of the area’s natural surroundings with 60 acres of lakes, 94 bunkers, and towering pines coming into play at most every turn. Particularly impressive are the club’s four dynamic par 3s, two of which feature island greens. Enjoy drinks or a superb meal on the veranda of the clubhouse, a raised plantation house overlooking the 18th green.

 

Course – Length – Rating – Slope

Black – 7191 – 74.6 – 140
Blue – 6703 – 72.6 – 132
White – 6309 – 70.7 – 129
Green – 5554 – 66.9 – 118
Red – 4814 – 68.1 – 119

I-10 to I-210 loop west; exit Nelson Rd; south on Nelson to Country Club Rd; right on Country Club to Big Lake Rd; left on Big Lake one mile; Gray Plantation on right.

• 18 holes
• Soft Spikes
• Walking (limited)
• Alcoholic Beverages
• Grill
• Club Rental
• GPS

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The Island Golf and Country Club

Plaquemine, Louisiana

225-685-0808

www.theislandgolf.com

Sweet. How else do you describe a championship course carved out of a sugar plantation? As a matter of fact, sugar cane still grows in the field next to The Island. Bayou Plaquemine and Bayou Jacob encircle the course giving it its name.

 

Course – Length – Rating – Slope

Black – 7010 – 74.4 – 135
Gold – 6486 – 71.8 – 130
Green – 5997 – 69.8 – 123
Brown – 5408 – 72.0 – 123

From Baton Rouge; cross Mississippi River on I-10; exit Hwy 1; south on Hwy 1 for 10 miles to Hwy 77; right on 77; The Island on left.

• 18 holes
• Soft Spikes
• Walking (limited)
• Beer Sold at course
• Grill
• Club Rental

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OakWing Golf Club

Alexandria, Louisiana

318-561-0260

www.oakwinggolf.com

OakWing Golf Club offers a unique design interwoven throughout its beautiful England Air Force Base location. Centrally located in Alexandria, Louisiana, the course is only minutes from the main interstate. This 7,043 yard links-style course blends the natural beauty of Louisiana bayous, lakes, and tree-line fairways with the challenge of rolling hills.

 

Course – Length – Rating – Slope

Black – 7043 – 73.7 – 125
Gold – 6552 – 71.2 – 124
Blue – 6257 – 70.0 – 119
White – 5819 – 68.0 – 115
Red – 5007 – 69.1 – 112

I-49 exit Hwy 498 (Airbase Rd); east on Airbase to England Dr; right on England Dr to Vandenburg Dr; left on Vandenburg Dr to OakWing.

• 18 holes
• Soft Spikes
• Walking (limited)
• Beer
• Sold at course
• Grill
• Club Rental
• GPS

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Santa Maria Golf Course

Baton Rouge, Louisiana

225-752-9667

Golf.BREC.org

Designed by Robert Trent Jones Sr, Santa Maria golf course sits on 150 acres of rolling terrain, featuring 18 lakes and 2 natural waterways. The 18-hole course measure 9,969 yards from the Championship tees and is the home of the Baton Rouge Open and Amateur championships. Santa Maria has a history of being recognized as one of the best public golf courses in southeast Louisiana.

 

Course – Length – Rating – Slope

Gold – 6969 – 73.4 – 132
Blue – 6278 – 70.3 – 124
White – 5737 – 67.7 – 116
Red – 5153 – 70.0 – 117

Located off of historic Highland Road just over one mile from I-10

• Pro shop
• restaurant
• private conference/dining room
• driving range
• fitness center

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Tamahka Trails Golf Club

Marksville, Louisiana

318-240-6300

www.paragoncasinoresort.com

Golf is in the cards at the Paragon Resort and Casino, an operation of the Tunica-Biloxi Tribe. At the resort’s golf course, the Tamahka Trails Golf Club (“tamahka” is the tribe’s word for alligator), natural beauty cloaks an endless series of subtle, surprising challenges. Its numerous and often massive bunkers evoke a lunar landscape–and always require strategy. The GPS helps you navigate the way. After the round, the Paragon Casino offers action of another kind-Las Vegas, Louisiana style.

 

Course – Length – Rating – Slope

Gold – 7019 – 73.1 – 132
Black – 6495 – 71.3 – 126
Brown – 5894 – 67.5 – 119
Green – 5087 – 68.7 – 115

I-49 exit Hwy 67; south on Hwy 67 for 4 miles to Hwy 3170; east on Hwy 3170 to Hwy 1; south on Hwy 1 for 20 miles to Paragon Casino; left just past casino on Slim Lemoine Rd to Tamaha Trails

• 18 holes
• Soft Spikes
• Accommodations
• Packages
• Walking (limited)
• Alcoholic Beverages
• Grill
• Club Rental
• GPS

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TPC Louisiana

New Orleans, Lousiana

504-436-8721

www.tpc.com/Louisiana

Located just 15 minutes from the French Quarter in New Orleans, TPC Louisiana is the official home the PGA TOUR’s Zurich Classic of New Orleans. When it opened, Golf Digest recognized TPC Louisiana as the fourth “Best New Course” in the nation. Pete Dye carved the 7425-yard layout out of the South Louisiana forest and wetlands. Majestic 400-year-old cypress trees line the fairways.

 

Course – Length – Rating – Slope

PGA – Tour – 7520 – 76.6 – 138
Dye – 7010 – 73.9 – 135
Tournament – 6668 – 72.3 – 131
Players – 6210 – 69.8 – 129
Club – 5121 – 69.7 – 119

From downtown New Orleans; cross Mississippi River bridge; west on Westbank Expy 12 miles to Segnette Blvd (Alario Center); left on Segnette Blvd to Lapalco; right on Lapalco; TPC on left.

• 18 holes
• Soft Spikes
• Walking (limited)
• Alcoholic Beverages
• Grill
• Club Rental

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The Wetlands

Lafayette, Louisiana

337-291-7150

www.wetlandsgc.org

Deep in the heart of Cajun Country, Lafayette is the home of The Wetlands. The course offers a beautiful links-style design wrapping around several inland lakes and marshlands. The Wetlands accommodates all levels of players with five tees ranging from 7,300 yards in the back and just over 5,000 yards from the forward tees. The TifDwarf© greens are smooth rolling, providing a test for every golfer. Wind is a factor on this golf course’s #9 and #18 holes, which feature a double green that ends at the clubhouse for dramatic finishes.

 

Course – Length – Rating – Slope

Black – 7293 – 74.9 – 134

Gold – 6831 – 73.1 – 126

Blue – 6348 – 70.3 – 126

White – 5760 – 67.3 – 116

Red – 5025 – 68.7 – 110

Lafayette, LA; Interstate 10; exit University St; North on University 1 mile; The Wetlands is on the left.

• 18 Holes
• Soft Spikes
• Walking Permitted
• Alcoholic Beverages
• Pro Shop
• Driving Range
• SnackBar
• Rent Clubs

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