11001 Lapalco Blvd,
Avondale, Louisiana LA 70094
Office+1 (504) 436 8721
Pro shop+1 (866) 6652 872 (toll free)
Fax+1 (504) 436 8724
18 holes. Tree-lined & open parkland. Relatively flat terrain - easy to walk.
Pete Dye, with PGA Tour playing consultants Steve Elkington & Kelly Gibson.
14 miles SW of downtown New Orleans
TPC Louisiana, a member of the Tournament Players Club network, is undoubtedly one of the flagship courses on the state of Louisiana's Audubon Golf Trail. As they say in the Big Easy (that's New Orleans rather than Ernie Els), "laissez les bons temps rouler!" No better place to "let the good times roll" than at TPC Louisiana.
This fabulously natural and challenging Pete Dye design, which plays host to the PGA Tour's New Orleans Classic, is located just south-west of the Crescent City in an unspoilt area of woodland and classic Lou'siana swamp. Immaculately maintained and presented, the layout winds through a tranquil, pristine, housing-free environment. The gently rippling and at times tightish fairways are flanked by tall cypress trees and long expansive bunkers.
Occasionally there is water to contend with, but perhaps not as much as you might expect in this swampland setting. That said, the long par-3 9th provides a scary water-defended challenge to complete the front-nine loop, while the rightside of the long par-5 18th is nothing but water, from tee-to-green. On some holes the feel is a little more open and less tree-lined, but typically compensated for by the presence of water or pampas-defined waste bunkers.
A formidable array of pot bunkers, "coffin" bunkers and sometimes more expansive sand traps provide stern defences around the top-quality, fast and not overly large greens. Invading one or two fairways, don't be surprised to find small pot bunkers built into pyramid-shaped mounds, not least at the par-4 8th.
Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.
Must book in advance.
Credit cards accepted. Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc. [Last updated: 2018].
Non-metal spike facility. Walking permitted.
A member of the TPC (Tournament Players Club) network, which operates over 30 public-access and private golf courses across the United States. Many of the courses are well known as host venues for PGA Tour, Champions Tour and LPGA Tour championships.
TPC Louisiana is a member of Louisiana's Audubon Golf Trail and current home to the PGA Tour's Zurich Classic of New Orleans. | The course is located in the south-west of the city, just north of the Jean Lafitte Historic Park and Preserve, and Lakes Cataouatche and Salvador. | The arrival of this top-quality layout in 2004 further enhanced New Orleans' reputation as a great golf destination, as well as being America's top party-town and home to the world's best known Mardi Gras festivities.
Louisiana: 4th best course in Louisiana (Golf Digest, 2023/24).
9008 Westbank Expressway, Westwego, LA 70094
+1 (504) 304 7980Visit website
A quiet and friendly alternative to the busy New Orleans scene, located in Westwego. This 3-star hotel is 2.5 mi from TPC Louisiana golf course.
Lakewood; English Turn; Audubon Park.
555 Canal St, New Orleans, LA 70130.
+1 (504) 581 1000Visit website
Situated on the edge of the French Quarter, this 41-storey downtown Marriott is within walking distance of Jackson Square, Audubon Aquarium of the Americas and world-famous Bourbon St. Many of the 1,333 guest rooms offer stunning city and Mississippi River views.
Audubon Park; Lakewood; English Turn; TPC Louisiana.
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