The Island Country Club


3+ (3 gold): one of our top-rated 3-star courses, worthy of 3½ stars.
   The Island Country Club Est. 1999

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The Island Country Club: Just outside the city of Plaquemine, sandwiched between historic Bayou Plaquemine on one side, and Bayou Jacob on the other, The Island Golf Club is laid out on a former sugar cane plantation - the two nine-hole loops occupy relatively flat and open terrain, with plenty of water hazards along the way - although the larger bayou (Plaquemine) is rarely in play and often 100 yards or more from the course, Bayou Jacob threatens on several occasions - the entire stretch from the tee of the par-4 10th to the par-3 13th green is played with the bayou flanking the rightside of each hole - on the front-nine, the opening three holes are also played alongside the bayou - gentle mounding and a mix of pot bunkers and more expansive sand traps provide added defences to all but two holes: the bunkerless and sharply doglegging par-4 1st and the water defended 13th - when bayous and wetlands are not present, single-storey housing could well be flanking the holes, including a replica of the original plantation home that once stood here (the replica, on your just after the par-4 17th tee, is apparently only 10 years old) - there's not too much to see beyond the course, with flat farmland stretching away to the north and the mainly tree-screened Bayou Plaquemine occasionally in view on the southside of the course - an enjoyably open and challenging layout, not least if the wind is blowing, although not necessarily one of the Audubon Golf Trail's most picturesque and scenic layouts.

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Making Contact

The Island Country Club
23550 Myrtle Grove Rd,
Plaquemine, Louisiana LA 70764
USA
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Office   +1 (225) 685 0808
Pro Shop  
Fax

  +1 (225) 685 0584

Email  
Website   www.theislandgolf.com
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Golf Pro
 
Glen Clouatre (General Mgr & Director of Golf)
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About the course

The course: 18 holes. Open parkland.
Relatively flat terrain - easy to walk.
 
Surroundings: Open rural countryside and residential
 
Designer: Mike Young
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  Men Back Men Front Women Front
Yards 7010 5998 5406
Par 72 72 72
SSS or Slope 74.4 69.8 72.0
 
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How2Get There?

16 miles SW of Baton Rouge

Essential information

Green Fees:
2015 visitor fee, 18-holes: Tues-Thur $55; Fri-Sun $65. Reduced twilight (from 3pm) and super-twilight (from 4:30pm) rates. [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.  Must book in advance.
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Other Information
Non-metal spike facility. Walking permitted.

Practice facilities
Excellent
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Did you know?

The Island is a member of Louisiana's Audubon Golf Trail. | Flanking the course to the south is Bayou Plaquemine, a distributary of the Mississippi River and former commercial transport route to the heartland of Louisiana through the Atchafalaya Basin. Now a State Historic Site, Plaquemine Lock, at the northern end of the city of Plaquemine, was completed in 1909 to provide a short-cut from the Mississippi River into Louisiana's interior. It was significant for having the highest fresh water lift of any lock in the world, 51 feet.

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Latitude: (30.286133)
Longitude: (-91.252873)
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