Where to Golf in New Orleans

The Crescent City is home to the famous French Quarter, Garden District and the best Mardi Gras celebrations.  From Café du Monde's world-famous beignets to the many jazz and music clubs, NOLA has a lot to offer--including some fantastic golf courses.  Whether you are headed to the city for leisure or work, here are our top picks for golfing in New Orleans.  

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Lakewood Golf

Recently renovated by Ron Garl, the original course's character was preserved while adding strategy, new fairway contouring and unique bunkering.  These challenging fairways, tees and greens are nestled amongst cypress and oak.  Here you'll also find a one-of-a-kind feature in the golfing world on the 18th hole--traps in the shape of flames set in red sand, a tribute to New Orleans firefighters.  

4801 General DeGaulle Drive
New Orleans, LA 70131

(504) 373-5926

Green Fees:  $60 - $110

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English Turn

This semi-private Jack Nicklaus design played host to the PGA Tour from 1989 to 2004 and again in 2006.  Each hole has its own personality and plenty of hazards to test golfers of all skill levels.  The 18th hole has been ranked one of the hardest holes at least once in PGA Tour history.  

One Clubhouse Drive
New Orleans, LA 70131

(504) 392-2200

Green Fees:  $120 - $145

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South Course at Bayou Oaks

Recently opened and re-imagined after Hurricane Katrina, you'll find giant old oaks and lovely lagoons.  This Rees Jones layout requires strategy and stretches 7,350 yards in a park-like setting that dates back to 1902 and sits on the remnants of the facility's old East and West courses. 

1040 Filmore Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70124 

(504) 483-9410

Green Fees:  $179

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Audubon Park

Located in the Garden District of New Orleans, Audubon Park's layout dates all the way back to 1898 and embodies the spirit of the city.  Backdrops on this course include the Holy Names of Jesus Church and buildings from Tulane and Loyola Universities.  Here you'll also find towering, gnarled oaks covered in moss as well as lagoons and bunkers that will keep you on your toes.  As a bonus, this course is easily accessible by streetcar!  

6500 Magazine Street
New Orleans, LA 70118

(504) 861-2537

Green Fees:  $28 - $58

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TPC Louisiana

Home to the Zurich Classic since 2007, this course is on the bucket list of many avid golfers.  This Pete Dye design incorporates oak and cypress trees, lots of water hazards and bunkers to make for a fearsome round of golf.  As a member of the Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary program, the landscape provides a beautiful backdrop to a tough round.  

11001 Lapalco Boulevard
Avondale, LA 70094

(504) 436-8721 

Green Fees:  $161 - $229

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