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18
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4
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2
1 Stars
2
Staff Friendliness
3.9
Pace
3.7
Amenities
3.1
Conditions
2.8
Value
3.0
Layout
0
68.1%
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14 out of 18 reviews
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Staff Friendliness
4.0
Pace
5.0
Amenities
4.0
Conditions
4.0
Value
4.0
Layout
4.0
100.0%
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Staff Friendliness
4.3
Pace
4.0
Amenities
4.0
Conditions
3.7
Value
4.0
Layout
4.7
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About

Holes 18
Par 72
Length 6897
Slope 143
Rating 73.6
Type Semi-Private
Situated just 25 minutes outside of New Orleans, Oak Harbor Golf Club is one of the area's most popular courses. The course is a challenging test without being too intimidating for beginners. It offers risk-reward holes that will appeal to low and high handicappers alike. Lee Schmidt, who worked closely with Pete Dye, designed the golf course, and incorporated many of Dye's signature features into the design. Sculpted mounding and native grasses frame the generous landing areas and you'll even find Dye's trademark railroad ties framing the greens. There are also several lakes that come into play throughout. Oak Harbor Golf Club's seventh and 15th holes are particularly notable for their intimidating tee shots over water. If you strategize carefully, the four par 5s provide some birdie opportunities but you'll have to carefully navigate through a combination of water, traps, and undulations.
Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Blue 72 6897 yards 73.6 143
White 72 6282 yards 70.5 132
Gold 72 5796 yards 68.5 128
Red (W) 72 5226 yards 70.5 126
Scorecard for Oak Harbour
Metrics:
Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Out 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 In Total
Blue M: 73.6/143 363 533 387 368 213 427 167 479 544 3481 381 339 537 189 450 174 371 518 445 3404 6885
White M: 70.5/132 335 479 346 333 174 386 152 439 508 3152 363 310 508 164 391 162 333 476 402 3109 6261
Gold M: 68.5/128 313 465 330 288 158 350 143 383 469 2899 350 251 487 154 360 123 338 459 375 2897 5796
Red W: 70.5/126 244 434 303 282 107 311 116 381 438 2616 315 244 435 140 331 111 272 408 336 2592 5208
Handicap 9 5 13 15 11 3 17 1 7 12 18 14 16 4 10 8 6 2
Par 4 5 4 4 3 4 3 4 5 36 4 4 5 3 4 3 4 5 4 36 72

Course Details

Year Built 1992
Golf Season Year round
Architect Lee E. Schmidt (1992)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Bunker Yes
Golf School Academy Yes
Golf Simulator Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Indoor Practice Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Amex, Discover Welcomed
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Casual

Reviews

3.1
18

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 2
Patio Dining 2
19th Hole Scenic Views 1
Course Challenges Include:
Water Hazards 3
Bunkers 2
Forced Carries 2
This course/club is great for:
Locals 2
9-Hole Rounds 1
A Weekend Splurge 1
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 2
Convenient to the City 1
In the 'Burbs 1
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Played On 05/17/2018
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Top 1000 Contributor
New Orleans Advisor
Previously Played
Used cart

On the Way Back

I've played this course many times over the years. It has seen it's ups and downs. But the layout itself remains a solid one and a good test. The course is on it's way back to greatness. The new owner will undoubtedly put a great deal of time and effort into making this course all it can be. For the time being, it is a work in progress. They haven't had rain in a while so the course is hard and fast. There are a couple of rough fairways. The greens were all in good shape, but a bit hairy and slow on the day I played. They have eliminated some useless bunkers and are making the course more user friendly overall.
Staff Friendliness Good
Pace of Play Excellent
Off-course amenities Good
Course Conditions Good
Value for the Money Good
Course Layout Good
Played On 10/21/2017
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Under new ownership and a lot being done to improve.

First of all, I'm not writing this review to make this golf course look better than 3 stars if it's not. Second, this course is much better than a 3 star, and my opinion it's on its' way to a 4 1/2 stars rating. I play regularly and at many different courses in the states, and I can say that right now, Oak Harbor Golf Club is just as good as some of the 4 stars courses I played. Yes many improvements lately has help with this review. In the last 4 months the owner has made great improvements and it don't look like he is going to slow down. This course is very challenging and that may be why many golfers rate this course bad instead of rating themselves. With all that said, I feel that OAK HARBOR GOLF CLUB is going to be for the money, best in the New Orleans area. At this time, the course is in great shape.
Staff Friendliness Excellent
Pace of Play Good
Off-course amenities Excellent
Course Conditions Good
Value for the Money Good
Course Layout Excellent
Played On 08/23/2017
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Nice course

This course is under new ownership and it shows. Granted, there are things that need attention like the bunkers, but this course is on the way to staking it's claim as the best semi-private course for miles around. Condition is very good. Nice definition of fairways and rough, greens are good and layout makes you think. Fairways are as good as they have been in a decade. Exciting to see what's happening at this course. Well worth playing. If you play this layout well, you'll play well anywhere.
Staff Friendliness Good
Pace of Play Average
Off-course amenities Average
Course Conditions Average
Value for the Money Good
Course Layout Excellent
Played On 02/11/2017
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

terrible golf course

i've played here throughout the years. conditions have been gradually going downhill. bunkers are bad. fairways barely have any grass, its hard as a rock. forget about taking a divot. you might injure your joints or tear a muscle. i would never come back. i'd rather drive 20-30 minutes and play better courses in mississippi. i don't know how this place is still open. save yourself the time and money and go somewhere else.
Staff Friendliness Average
Pace of Play Average
Off-course amenities Poor
Course Conditions Poor
Value for the Money Poor
Course Layout Average
Played On 07/14/2014
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Good weather
Used cart

Good times

Had a good day on the course. The course was in great shape, for all the rain we had.
Staff Friendliness Good
Quality of food & beverage Good
Pace of Play Average
Off-course amenities Excellent
Course Conditions Good
Value for the Money Good
Played On 05/20/2014
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Course needs work

Course needs work on fairways, greens, bunkers. Think greens were recently spiked. Fairways are not in good condition nor are bunkers. Great layout though. Nothing wrong that some influx of money wouldn't correct
Staff Friendliness Good
Quality of food & beverage Excellent
Pace of Play Good
Off-course amenities Good
Course Conditions Fair
Value for the Money Average
Played On 04/26/2014
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great greens

Fun course, fairways seemed a little rough not we, greens in great shape!!
Staff Friendliness Excellent
Pace of Play Excellent
Off-course amenities Good
Course Conditions Good
Value for the Money Excellent
Played On 04/20/2014
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Excellent weather
Used cart

Great Layout...However

Great Layout however theT maintenance of course left a lot to be desired. Little to no sand in the bunkers and the fairways were in poor condition.
Staff Friendliness Good
Quality of food & beverage Good
Pace of Play Excellent
Off-course amenities Average
Course Conditions Fair
Value for the Money Average
Played On 10/12/2013
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great challenging course minutes from New Orleans.

Always a good trip to Oak Harbor. Greens in great shape.
Staff Friendliness Average
Pace of Play Excellent
Course Conditions Average
Value for the Money Excellent
Played On 9/30/2013
Handicap 25+
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Good Value

Oak Harbor is a great public course. It's well maintained and offers a great challenge. What you get for the money is well worth it.
Staff Friendliness Excellent
Pace of Play Excellent
Course Conditions Average
Value for the Money Excellent

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