Olde Oaks Golf Club

60 Golf Club Drive,

Haughton, Louisiana LA 71037

  • Office

    +1 (318) 742 0333
  • Fax

    +1 (318) 742 0412
  • Golf pro

    David Martinez (PGA, Director of Golf)

About the course

  • The Course:

    27 holes. Tree-lined & open parkland. Gently undulating terrain - a few slopes to climb

  • Surroundings:

    Woodland, residential and wetlands

  • Designer:

    A Hal Sutton Signature Design

Back
tees
Club
tees
Front
tees
Yards
7260
6128
5072
Par
72
72
72
SSS or slope
75.0
70.0
69.8

At the same location:

Above distances are for the Oak-Cypress combination. The Meadow-nine, at 3681 yds from the back tees, is similar in length to the other two nines.

Location

Latitude:

32.439278

Longitude:

-93.575266

How to get there:

12 miles SE of Shreveport

Olde Oaks Golf Club

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

Est. 1999

Olde Oaks Golf Club: Located a few miles south-east of Shreveport, Olde Oaks is one of several well-designed golf courses in a region sometimes referred to as Ark-La-Tex. With 27-holes laid out as the Oak, Cypress and Meadow nines, you can pit your golfing skills against three contrasting layouts. Each nine follows an expansive out-and-back routing from the clubhouse, but there the similarities end.

As the name suggests, the Oak-nine exudes a predominantly tree-lined feel, with pleasant undulations rather than pronounced elevation changes along the way. Oaks and pines line the nicely rolling fairways that lead you to excellent quality greens, often home to extravagant slopes and borrows.

The Cypress-nine provides a mixed environment, sometimes tree-lined, at other times more open. Upscale housing is more noticeable, though never too close to the course to be intrusive, nor detract from the naturalness of the layout. More water is in play on the Cypress-nine, as you'll quickly discover at the good-length par-5 1st, which is flanked by a good-sized lake from tee-to-green. Water threatens again on four of the remaining eight holes, in distinct contrast to the other two nines.

The Meadow course is based on an open, British links-style design, although with more water in play than the average Scotsman might be accustomed to. Rolling, rather than towering dunes line the good-width fairways, which weave through a scenic and very natural wetland landscape.

[This write-up is based on Where2Golf's visit in 2008. It seems Olde Oaks has enjoyed a mixed press in more recent years].

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: Mon-Thur $40; Fri-Sun $45. Golf cart included.

Credit cards accepted. Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc. [Last updated: 2021].

Other information

Non-metal spike facility. Walking permitted (preferably on weekday afternoons).

Practice facilities

Good

Did you know?

Located 15 mi away on the east side of Shreveport, in the StoneBridge residential development just north of I-220, you'll find Olde Oaks' sister course, the Golf Club at StoneBridge. Also a championship layout stretching to 6,851 yards from the back tees, StoneBridge was designed by Fred Couples and Gene Bates and opened in 1999.

The nearby city of Shreveport is Louisiana's third-largest city. It was founded in 1836 by the Shreve Town Company, which was established to develop a town at the intersection of the newly navigable Red River and the Texas Trail (an overland route into the newly independent Republic of Texas, formerly part of Mexico). The Red River was made navigable by Captain Henry Miller Shreve, commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The company and fledgling town were named in Shreve's honour.

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