Audubon Park Executive Golf Course, a par 62 course located in historic uptown New Orleans, is spread across 81 tree-lined acres on St. Charles Avenue and is the country’s only course accessible by streetcar.
This signature design by PGA champion and LSU alumni David Toms was named among the “Top 10 You Can Play” by Golf Magazine in 2003. The spectacular 18-hole, 7,050-yard, par-72 course plays through three distinct Louisiana landscapes--live oaks, cypress wetlands, and upland pine forests.
Cypress Bend Resort
You’ll experience the magic the moment you set foot on Cypress Bend, a jewel on the Texas-Louisiana border. The 186,000-acre Toledo Bend Lake was already legendary for bass fishing — now it’s famous for golf as well. The 18-hole course features ten holes along the water and six with shots across hidden coves and inlets.
Gray Plantation is an artfully landscaped 18-hole, 7,000-yard course designed to challenge the pro and amateur alike. 60 acres of lakes coming into play on 12 holes of veteran course architect Rocky Roquemore’s Calcasieu River course which includes 94 bunkers and towering pines at most every turn.
OakWing Golf Club, which opened in September 2002, offers a unique Jim Lipe design interwoven throughout its beautiful England Air Force Base location. This 7,043 yard links-style course blends the natural beauty of Louisiana bayous, lakes and towering tree-lined fairways with the challenge of rolling hills and undulating greens.
Gracing 340 acres of pristine rolling hills near Shreveport is Olde Oaks Golf Club, designed in close collaboration with PGA Ryder Cup Captain Hal Sutton. A native of the area, Sutton calls his first signature course one of the finest in the region.
Golf is in the cards at the Paragon Resort and Casino, At the Tamahka Trails Golf Club, natural beauty cloaks an endless series of subtle, surprising challenges. Master golf course architect Steve Smyers coupled his “new school” design with a passionate appreciation of Scotland’s legendary courses to create 18 holes of pure perfection.
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. This par-72 course measures over 7,000 yards from its championship tees and features 54 bunkers. There are nine lakes on this challenging course, as well as Bayou Plaquemine and Bayou Jacob. Of the 18 holes, only one doesn’t bring water into play.
TPC Louisiana brings world-class, daily fee golf to New Orleans and the Audubon Golf Trail. Working in conjunction with PGA TOUR players, Steve Elkington and Louisiana native Kelly Gibson, master architect Pete Dye created a 7,600-yard, par-72 championship course that sits low on the property and utilizes natural vegetation, including numerous cypress trees. Many compare it to a private nature preserve.
The Atchafalaya at Idlewild
The Atchafalaya Golf Course at Idlewild is surrounded by the rich wildlife and incredible beauty found only in the heart of the Atchafalaya Basin. Designed by Robert von Hagge, the 7,533-yard course contains five lakes and 10 native wetland areas that encompass nearly 40 acres of this 175-acre layout. More than a half million yards of native soil were used to develop dramatic elevations, creating breathtaking vistas.
The Wetlands is Lafayette's newest golf course and the newest member of the Audubon Golf Trail. Opened in April 2006, this course was designed by Architect Frank Burandt. The course not only showcases the region's many lakes and wetland areas, it also features abundant flora, native grasses and wildflowers.