Pelican Point Golf Club (Links course)


3+ (3 gold): one of our top-rated 3-star courses, worthy of 3½ stars.
   Pelican Point Golf Club (Links course) Est. 1998

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Pelican Point Golf Club (Links course): Located less than a mile from the Mississippi River and tucked in behind the Houmas House Plantation - Pelican Point comprises 36-holes split between the championship Links layout and the more compact, 6500 yard Lakes course - with its own clubhouse, the relatively open, nicely mounded, and less house-lined Lakes course is open for public play at most times - the longer, more challenging Links course is slightly more restricted for visitors, but still accessible - on the Links course, you'll find a pleasantly testing layout that weaves its way around several small ponds and through the Pelican Point residential community - in a predominantly open environment, with housing often on both sides of each hole, the fairways are generally good-width and bordered by a generous band of not overly penal, mounded rough - the flattish terrain leads you to excellent quality, large and significantly sloping greens, often defended by round, dish-shaped bunkers, both large and small - staying out of the frequently threatening water hazards and excellent bunkering is key to scoring well - contrasting with much of the course, the par-3 17th and gently-doglegging par-4 18th are played in a wonderfully natural, tree-lined setting - as a visitor (rather than Pelican Point home-owner), you may be left wondering why more of the layout could not have benefitted from this more natural routing.

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Making Contact

Pelican Point Golf Club
40631 Pelican Point Pkwy,
Gonzales, Louisiana LA 70737
USA
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Office   +1 (225) 746 9900
Pro Shop   +1 (225) 746 9955 (tee-times)
Fax

  +1 (225) 746 9925

Email  
Website   www.golfthepoint.com
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Golf Pro
 
Bruce Bell (Head Golf Professional)
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About the course

The course: 18 holes. Open parkland.
Relatively flat terrain - easy to walk.
 
Surroundings: Residential setting.
 
Designer: Ferris Land Management: Links course (1998); Lakes course (2002).
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  Men Back Men Front Women Front
Yards 6931 5869 4951
Par 72 72 72
SSS or Slope 73.3 68.4 68.8
 
At the Same Location:
18-hole par-71 Lakes Course (6513 yds from the back tees).
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How2Get There?

28 miles SE of Baton Rouge

Essential information

Green Fees:
2015 visitor fee, 18-holes on The Links course: Mon-Thur $55; Fri-Sun $65. Golf cart included. Reduced twilight (from 3pm) and seniors (Mon-Thur) rates. Lower rates apply on the Lakes course. [Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc]. Credit cards accepted.
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Who can play and When?
Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends (more restricted on the Links course at weekends).  Must book in advance.
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Other Information
Non-metal spike facility. Golf carts compulsory on Links course. Walking permitted on Lakes course.

Practice facilities
Good
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Did you know?

A mile from Pelican Point, on the banks of the Mississippi, you can discover Houmas House Plantation, one of the South's oldest and most beautiful plantation estates. The mansion house, award-winning gardens, wine cellars, Latil's Landing Restaurant and Cafe Burnside are all open to the public. The plantation's first owners were the indigenous Houmas Indians, who sold the land to Maurice Conway and Alexander Latil in the mid 1700s. The original French Provincial house that Latil erected is still situated directly behind the Mansion, known in its antebellum heyday as the "The Sugar Palace." In the late 1800s Houmas House was the largest sugar producer in the country, producing over 20 million pounds of sugar each year.

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Latitude: (30.163407)
Longitude: (-90.932786)
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