Oak Harbor Golf Club

201 Oak Harbor Blvd,

Slidell, Louisiana LA 70458

  • Office

    +1 (985) 646 0110
  • Fax

    +1 (985) 646 2352
  • Golf pro

    Jamey Clark (General Mgr)

About the course

  • The Course:

    18 holes. Open parkland. Relatively flat terrain.

  • Surroundings:

    Residential setting.

  • Designer:

    Lee Schmidt

Back
tees
Club
tees
Front
tees
Yards
6897
5796
5226
Par
72
72
72
SSS or slope
73.6
68.5
70.5

Location

Latitude:

30.236170

Longitude:

-89.780869

How to get there:

27 miles NE of New Orleans

Oak Harbor Golf Club

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.

Est. 1991

Oak Harbor Golf Club: This popular and challenging golf course is located across the eastern end of Lake Pontchartrain from New Orleans, in the residential community of Slidell - here you will find a well-laid out and testing course where small lakes, ponds and canals ensure water threatens on just about every hole - the slightly more tree-lined front-nine can get a little noisy with I-10 in close proximity to one or two holes - a quieter back-nine is played in a seemingly more open setting, with housing generally tucked out of the way across the canals - plenty of dune-like mounding gives clear definition to the good-width fairways, while also creating a linksy feel to many parts of the course - tucked into the mounds is an array of stylish bunkering, which further adds to the challenges of Oak Harbor - many of the excellent quality, large and sloping greens are flanked by water and demand well executed approach shots - make the most of the "dry" par-3 13th and (relatively dry) par-4 14th holes - like the front-nine loop, the closing stretch of back-nine holes are accompanied by water from every tee to every green, at least on one side of the hole - mainly exuding an open, linksy feel, Oak Harbor expansively weaves its way through this residential community, with an excellent variety of golf holes to test your game (and perhaps from time to time your ball-fishing skills as well).

List of courses: Louisiana

Visitors

Who can play and when?

Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.

Must book in advance.

Green fees

Visitor fee, 18-holes: weekdays $65; weekends $85. Golf cart included.

Credit cards accepted. Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc. [Last updated: 2018].

Other information

Golf carts compulsory.

Practice facilities

Excellent

Did you know?

Oak Harbor is a LinksCorp owned and managed facility. | Lake Pontchartrain is the second-largest saltwater lake in the United States, after the Great Salt Lake in Utah. It is not a true lake but an estuary connected to the Gulf of Mexico via the Rigolets strait (known locally as "the Rigolets"). The lake is named after Louis Phélypeaux, comte de Pontchartrain, a senior government minister during the reign of France's Louis XIV, for whom Louisiana is named.

Where2Stay

  • Hampton Inn, Slidell

    56460 Frank Pichon Rd, Slidell, LA 70458

    +1 (985) 726 0141

    Visit website
    • Golf at this hotel:

      No

    • Golf within 5 miles:

      Oak Harbor

    • Golf within 20 miles:

      No

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