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3.0
91 Reviews (91)
5 Stars
7
4 Stars
19
3 Stars
19
2 Stars
20
1 Stars
26
Conditions
2.6
Value
3.6
Layout
3.7
Friendliness
4.2
Pace
3.4
Amenities
3.7
70.2%
Recommend this course
51 out of 91 reviews
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Average Rating
Avg Rating
2.3
6 Reviews (6)
5 Stars
0
4 Stars
2
3 Stars
0
2 Stars
2
1 Stars
2
Conditions
2.0
Value
2.7
Layout
3.0
Pace
2.7
Amenities
3.7
StaffFriendliness
4.3
33.3%
Recommend this course
2 out of 6 reviews
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3.1
13 Reviews (13)
5 Stars
1
4 Stars
6
3 Stars
1
2 Stars
3
1 Stars
2
Conditions
2.6
Value
3.6
Layout
3.9
Pace
3.4
Amenities
4.0
StaffFriendliness
4.5
69.2%
Recommend this course
9 out of 13 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 67
Length 5737 yards
Slope 114
Rating 67.3

Golf has been played at City Park since 1902 when the nine-hole New Orleans Golf Club opened. At the time it was one of only 80 golf courses in the country. There were four 18-hole courses at the complex before it was destroyed by Hurricane Katrina in 2005. The North Course was rebuilt in 2009 and now there is also a 36-hole mini-golf complex. The course is just over 5,400 yards from the back tees and features water on eight holes. Proper club selection is the key to scoring well on this layout. The golf course is popular among both locals and visitors because it's not only player friendly enough to accommodate all skill levels but its location is also easily accessible from anywhere in New Orleans. The affordable rates make it even more appealing and there's also a 74-stall driving range.

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Bayou Oaks at City Park – North Course
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Course Details

Year Built 1968
Golf Season Year round
Architect Rees Jones (2008) Greg Muirhead (2008)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Collared shirts are not required. Denim and T-Shirts are allowed. No tank tops. No cut-offs.

Food & Beverage

Snacks

Available Facilities

Banquet Facilities

Accolades

  • Golf Advisor: Top 25 Most Improved U.S. Golf Courses (2021 #23)

Reviews

3.0
91 Reviews (91)

What Golfers Are Saying

This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 7

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Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Good
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Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
2.0
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First Time Playing

NORTH was in horrible shape

Greens were shaggy to say the least and barren in most parts. Hole 2 had a temporary green which wast revealed until I played it. Fairways were just ok. Rough had not been cut and I lost to balls due to this issue. For the price it was cheap but the course conditions were atrocious.

Conditions Poor
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

North Course UnPlayable

The grass in the fairways has not been cut in a very long time. The course is unplayable and the greens are an absolute mess. Don't waste your time and money on this course...

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Previously Played

Every other course is better

The greens have cancer so putting is pointless. The tee boxes are uneven and uncut. Since the South course is such a nice course and it's the only driving range worth going to in the New Orleans area the course is always packed even though it's an absolutely horrible course. Every other course that you can find on this site is better and the majority of them are cheaper. If you have the extra money play the South course it's nice but overpriced.

Conditions Fair
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Greens and tee box’s a little rough, great gps tracker on carts

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

Tee and greens

Tee boxes a. Little rough, sloped, few greens need repair

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Poor
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Beginner
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Decent

Local weather had the course in pretty bad shape, but the greens were great. Good value for your money.

Conditions Fair
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap Don't know
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Previously Played

Only if you are desperate or a beginner..

It’s a shame they don’t keep this course up, because it’s actually a good fun layout. It’s a goat ranch and The greens are horrible.

If you are a beginner, go for it before playing a real course. Otherwise, save your money and play somewhere else.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Fair
Pace Fair
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Value golf

Bayou oaks does a good job maintaining this entry level course.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 26
Handicap 20-24
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
2.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Ehhhhh. You get what you pay for.

Greens are terrible on the front nine. They become below average on the back nine. Fairways can be un kempt. Tee boxes have potholes. But you can't hate on it too much because you get what you pay for...it's a classic spot. A good place to learn the game and not take it too seriously.

Conditions Poor
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Poor
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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