The Bluffs Country Club


4+ (4 gold): one of our top-rated 4-star courses, worthy of 4½ stars.
   The Bluffs Country Club Est. 1989

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The Bluffs Country Club: Nestled among the hardwoods and undulating landscape alongside Thompson Creek, The Bluffs is an upscale, master-planned, residential community that includes a fabulous Arnold Palmer Signature Golf Course - following a change of ownership in the late 2000s, this excellent layout can now be played on a visiting "green fee" basis or (as before) as a Stay & Play guest at the adjacent Lodge - the natural beauty of the land takes precedence here and the homes are generally set well back, behind the attractively tree-lined fairways - with excellent quality bunkering, a myriad of water hazards provided by natural creeks and ponds, pleasant elevation changes and some splendid views out onto Thompson Creek, The Bluffs will hold your interest and test your golfing skills from start to finish - the immensely scenic opening and closing holes are perched directly above the bluffs, which form the westerly bank of Thompson Creek - an award winning layout and ranked by many as the top course in the state of Louisiana.

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Making Contact

The Bluffs Country Club
14233 Sunrise Way,
St Francisville, Louisiana LA 70775
USA
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Office   +1 (225) 634 5222
Pro Shop   +1 (225) 634 5757
Fax

  +1 (225) 634 5890

Email  
Website   www.thebluffs.com
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About the course

The course: 18 holes. Tree-lined & open parkland.
Mix of flat and gently undulating terrain
 
Surroundings: Residential and woodland.
 
Designer: Arnold Palmer & Ed Seay
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  Men Back Men Front Women Front
Yards 7003 5726 4669
Par 72 72 72
SSS or Slope 73.9 68.2 67.2
 
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How2Get There?

26 miles N of Baton Rouge

Essential information

Green Fees:
2015 visitor fee, 18-holes: Tues-Thur $50; Fri-Sun $65. Golf cart included. [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. Closed on Mondays.  Must book in advance.
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Other Information
Non-metal spike facility. Walking permitted at all times.

Practice facilities
Good
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Did you know?

Originally known as The Bluffs at Thompson Creek, this once private golf course now accepts visiting green fee payers. Members and Lodge guests still retain advance tee-time booking privileges. | Just a couple of miles away is Oakley Plantation House, located within the Audubon Memorial State Park. It was here, while hired for four months as a drawing teacher, that naturalist John James Audubon painted 32 of his famous bird pictures. The house, kitchen and slaves dwellings are now open to the public, and have been restored to the period style (1790-1830), reflecting their appearance when Audubon stayed here. A guided tour is recommended.

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Published Ranking
2017-18 Golf Digest rating: 4th best course in Louisiana.
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Location

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Latitude: (30.803515)
Longitude: (-91.244738)
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The Lodge at the Bluffs 

+1 (225) 634 3528

The Lodge at The Bluffs is a small, exclusive, all-suites facility providing peaceful overnight accommodations. Guests of The Lodge can arrange to play the Arnold Palmer Signature Golf Course and take advantage of other club amenities, including fitness centre, paved walking-jogging trail, tennis, swimming and sports court. A non-denominational Chapel is also open to Lodge guests. The overnight facilities include one- and two-bedroom suites.

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