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4.0
133 Reviews (133)
5 Stars
34
4 Stars
72
3 Stars
20
2 Stars
5
1 Stars
2
Conditions
3.9
Value
4.5
Layout
4.3
Friendliness
4.4
Pace
3.9
Amenities
3.7
91.3%
Recommend this course
121 out of 133 reviews
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Average Rating
Avg Rating
4.3
23 Reviews (23)
5 Stars
10
4 Stars
12
3 Stars
0
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.3
Value
4.8
Layout
4.7
Pace
4.4
Amenities
3.9
StaffFriendliness
4.6
95.7%
Recommend this course
22 out of 23 reviews
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Average Rating
Avg Rating
4.2
28 Reviews (28)
5 Stars
11
4 Stars
14
3 Stars
2
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.2
Value
4.7
Layout
4.5
Pace
4.3
Amenities
3.7
StaffFriendliness
4.5
92.9%
Recommend this course
26 out of 28 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Municipal
Par 72
Length 6823 yards
Slope 129
Rating 71.6
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Joseph Bartholomew Golf Course
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Course Details

Year Built 1956
Fairways 419 Bermuda Grass
Greens Emerald Bermuda Grass
Golf Season Year round

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Metal Spikes Allowed No

Reviews

4.0
133 Reviews (133)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 11
Course Challenges Include:
Water Hazards 15
Bunkers 11
Forced Carries 7
This course/club is great for:
Locals 17
Seniors 13
Walkers 12
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 18
Worth the Drive 6

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Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

DO NOT PLAY HERE

if you are traveling to new Orleans do not play this course. I played as a single behind a 3 and 2 some Before I even teed off the 4some behind me at the first says hey buddy go lay the back first you are going to hold us up. I told them the desk did not say play back. I played the front went and got a drink at the turn and told the 4 some behind me to go ahead and play then the Marshall pulls up and demands my receipt that the 4 some said I cut in front of them on 10. Showed him my receipt and he says again well they said you didn't pay and pushed in in front of them. mind you I played the front in front of them. The course manager refused to do anything and refused a refund saying not their policy to refund. Do not play here go to Lakewood and Stonebridge a little higher priced but better staff, course and other players.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Poor
Pace Fair
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Well desighned coursel

Most courteous and friendliest that I've ever encountered.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

Nice course hidden in the city

Fairways were manicured and greens were in nice shape. Some spots on a couple greens were it was repaired and not yet taken but overall a really nice gem in the city. Would play here again.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Why can't all the courses in our area be this nice.

This course was a pleasure to play today. The greens were great, and lightning fast. Other courses in this area struggle keeping the grass cut. The ball was rolling in the fairways like we are use to this time of year.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Handicap Don't know
Skill Beginner
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Perfectly manicured golf course!

This is a hidden gem in New Orleans !
If you want to play a challenging yet playable golf Course. Love it love it love it.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great value

Several greens were being repaired otherwise one of my favorite bargain courses

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Hot Time at Joe B.

Hadn't played in two weeks and was "jones-in" to go out. With bad weather pending, I wasn't sure I would be able to play. Thankfully, the rain held off and it was a hot but breezy afternoon at Joe. B. in Ponchartrain Park. The fairways are in excellent condition right now. The greens are another story. Most have either fungal damage or heat damage, not sure which one. However with a little creativity, say, placing your ball in an undamaged line of sight, this challenge can be overcome. In fact, I only did it once yesterday, so maybe it won't have to be done at all.
Beautifully warm and breezy weather with few golfers, probably scared-off by fear of bad weather. The course is mostly flat with a challenging layout. Good course for the average or above-average golfer.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great value

Friendly staff nice course. I enjoy playing this course and recommend it

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Windy weather
Used cart

Best value in NO

I have played most public and some private courses in NO and continue to come back to "Joe Bart." Lots of water and big oak trees make the fairways challenging. The greens need work but are also topographically challenging. It is generally easy to get a tee time and it rarely takes more than 4 hours to play.

It used to have a pretty good breakfast/lunch restaurant. That has been closed for a while. Lunch at the Ponchatrain Landing, overlooking the Industrial Canal, is a short drive away, with a very good lunch menu.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

NOLA Gem

I play this course every time I come to New Orleans. The course is in very good condition,, the people friendly, the pace of play is good and overall it’s a great value.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Great value

Have played this course a number of times and enjoyed every time.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Good for the price

A few challenges out there and occasionally the pace can get slow. Never saw a Ranger except on the first tee. But it is a good value for the money.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Rangers

The rangers @ this place is the worst. After they pat u down for ur receipt 5 or 6 of them get in the rangers carts an start playing golf crazy

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Poor
Played On
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Best value in New Orleans

Course is in reasonably good shape for the cost. A few bare spots in fairways and around greens, inconsistent grass, etc., all is to be expected. But given the cost, it's impossible to beat this course in the New Orleans area.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Good course

One of the better courses in NOLA. They take good care of the course. The only knock i have for this place is there is no chipping area. But, you get your money's worth at this course for sure. Greens are fast though lol.

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