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3.7
23 Reviews (23)
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3 Stars
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1 Stars
2
Conditions
3.3
Value
4.1
Layout
3.9
Friendliness
4.4
Pace
3.6
Amenities
3.2
84.5%
Recommend this course
18 out of 23 reviews
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2.8
6 Reviews (6)
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Conditions
3.0
Value
3.6
Layout
3.5
Pace
3.0
Amenities
2.4
StaffFriendliness
4.2
50.0%
Recommend this course
3 out of 6 reviews
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3.6
18 Reviews (18)
5 Stars
3
4 Stars
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3 Stars
6
2 Stars
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1 Stars
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Conditions
3.5
Value
4.2
Layout
3.9
Pace
3.2
Amenities
2.8
StaffFriendliness
4.3
77.8%
Recommend this course
14 out of 18 reviews
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About

Holes 9
Type Public/Municipal
Style Executive
Par 32
Length 2300 yards
Slope 107
Rating 31.2
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Historic City Park Golf Course
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Course Details

Year Built 1928
Golf Season Year round
Architect Tom Bendelow (1928) Craig Schreiner

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range No
Teaching Pro Yes

Policies

Metal Spikes Allowed No
Fivesomes Allowed No. Only with permission.
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Proper attire is required.

Available Sports

FootGolf, Tennis

Reviews

3.7
23 Reviews (23)
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Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Previously Played

Historic City Park

The layout of the course is neat going through the hilly area of Baton Rouge. The fairways are tight and narrow which provides a huge challenge. The greens were in okay condition. Not the fastest greens I’ve played on. The course overall is worth the money.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
1.0
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First Time Playing
Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Poor
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Very Slow pace of play

This course has been a go to for me for about a decade or so. Considering other local options as the pace of play has got ridiculous to say the least. Five or even six different groups all waiting to tee off at the same time, with three groups coming off number nine to finish their round. This is absurd. Our group wound up having to skip ahead several holes on multiple occasions to keep pace of play. I understand there may be a lot of new comers to the sport and that is encouraging. However, don’t book tee times and allow everyone walking up to start play immediately and cause the fiasco I witnessed at hole number one. A little attention to detail could really alleviate this, and make this place a lot more enjoyable for everyone.

Conditions Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 29
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Staff are friendly greens are good even with a week of rain, cart paths ar a little rough in places over all a very nice place to play golf

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Walked
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Embarrassing for the city

Needs MAJOR renovation, seams like money hasn’t been spent on the course since it was open in 1920

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 8
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 38
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
3.0
First Time Playing

Greens and tee boxes were bad

For a 9 hole course, it should be a bit easier to maintain. The greens are tee boxes were pretty bad. Staff was not interested in being accommodating. So much so that the gentleman driving the blower blew grass in our faces on the first tee. He told us to turn away rather than waiting for us to tee off.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap 20-24
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Previously Played

Good Value But Play is Often Slow

I like the course and have played there a lot. The course is much better in terms of maintenance than in previous years. The staff is very friendly and accommodating, and it’s nice to be able to practice chipping and putting on the practice green. The problem is there are too many people walking and it slows down the pace since most people are riding. You just can’t spread out enough with only 9 holes and limited space.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Better than ever

Fairways have nice fluff grass to them, greens look GREAT. Fast and rolls smooth. I think the amount of rain has really helped this course in the last month. Take advantage while you can lol

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great Course

I recommend this course because it’s the best price around for 18 holes of golf and the course is wonderful. Also the staff is well mannered and the equipment is always clean and ready to go. Thanks for a great experience.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 11
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Fair
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser

New go to!

This was my 4th time playing this course since October 26. It is my new go to course. Pace of play has been great. I’m 30 and like that there is never any “youngins makin a ruckus”. Nice easy day on the course everytime ive been. Greens were in really good shape as they have been the past few times.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Really good course in Baton Rouge. Especially for the money. I’ve sworn off LSU and was looking for something new and every time I have gone there it’s been really nice.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Great value

People dont give this place enough credit. Great for beginners. Walking price of 10 dollars when you pay ahead cant't be beat. Greens are in beeter shape right now than at private courses in the area with 50 dollar tee times.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 25+
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Used cart
Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Fair
Friendliness Poor
Pace Fair
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 10
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
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