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2.2
52 Reviews (52)
5 Stars
3
4 Stars
4
3 Stars
12
2 Stars
11
1 Stars
22
Conditions
1.9
Value
2.5
Layout
2.8
Friendliness
3.5
Pace
2.6
Amenities
2.5
29.6%
Recommend this course
21 out of 52 reviews
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2.2
10 Reviews (10)
5 Stars
1
4 Stars
0
3 Stars
3
2 Stars
2
1 Stars
4
Conditions
2.0
Value
2.4
Layout
2.7
Pace
2.1
Amenities
2.2
StaffFriendliness
3.1
40.0%
Recommend this course
4 out of 10 reviews
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2.4
11 Reviews (11)
5 Stars
1
4 Stars
1
3 Stars
3
2 Stars
2
1 Stars
4
Conditions
2.2
Value
2.6
Layout
2.9
Pace
2.3
Amenities
2.4
StaffFriendliness
3.3
45.5%
Recommend this course
5 out of 11 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

Reviews

2.2
52 Reviews (52)

What Golfers Are Saying

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

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Reviews 1
2.0
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First Time Playing
Wet weather
Used cart
Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 2
1.0
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Was wrongly charged a no-show fee

Golfnow wrongly charged me a no-show fee. I have called and emailed. Golfnow claims to have live chat support but that is a lie.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Fairly Easy
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Commented on 06/11/2020

Hi! We're happy to work with Golfnow to look into this for you. Please call the golf shop to discuss with our team at 504-483-9410.

Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Previously Played

Decent course

It’s one of an affordable public course for the residents, but the people that play on this course has no etiquettes.. often seen group of five and doesn’t let other ppl play through. The course condition is below decent. It’s rare to see the course in good condition. Overall it’s a good course if you just got into golf or just want to practice your golf game. Greens are slow. I’m not complaining about the course, you get what you paid for.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times 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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Commented on 08/02/2020

Thank you for the nice review and for playing the North course!

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
2.0
Previously Played

Ok for beginners. Greens need improvement. Most greens were poor quality.

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
Previously Played

What a joke

I will never give money to this course again. The pace of play was horrendous with no help from the marshal. The greens were spotty, dry, hard as rock, and entirely too fast. I’m a budget-minded golfer, I dont stick my nose up at any course. I prefer finding value in municipal courses where I feel like I’m getting the most for my money. You wont find that at this course. Don’t waste your time. Coming from the second hole we passed a group who had driven their cart into a lake. On 7, I looked to my left and there was a 5some doing donuts in the fairway and driving their cart onto the green. Coming off of nine, there were 5 new groups in front of us in line for the 10th tee. What. A. Joke.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Fair
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Previously Played

Golfing during the pandemic

Had a blast... i joined up with another single for the front and two more guys to finish the round. I finished in 3 hours and 25 minutes.. Greens were in decent shape and pace was ok considering the number of golfers out... Weather was great too!!!

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Average
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Commented on 05/12/2020

Thank you for playing the North course!

Played On
Reviews 9
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Previously Played

cart need pay xtra !!

watch out hot deal price .they are not including cart.
xtra 16.00 + 10% tax will charge

hsha ha ..

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
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Commented on 04/20/2020

Hi, thanks for playing the North course! Please note that we do advertise on Golfnow that the hot deal price does not include the golf cart as carts are very limited due to COVID-19.

Played On
Reviews 9
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Previously Played

only few hole's green was ok .other green was so bad. and they cheating with hot deal price . the cart is not included.it looks cheap but need extra

only few hole's green was ok .other green was so bad. and they cheating with hot deal price . the cart is not included.it looks cheap but need extra moneyp

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
First Time Playing

Great budget/beginner course

Greens were in bad shape, but its winter. Very average city course, if you're looking to practice or are a new golfer, this is the spot. Price is great if you're playing on a budget.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
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Commented on 04/20/2020

Thank you for playing the north course!

Played On
Reviews 52
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 500 Contributor
First Time Playing
Windy weather
Used cart

Great fun

Fun course use lots of clubs n your bag. Greens pretty spotty but its winter time. love playing here

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart

NEES quite a bit of work

I play this course frequently. Enjoying it for practice but the short chipping really sucks! The work that's needed is neglected because of the management across the street. They treat the workers poor and neglect having any real serious attention. What can anyone say. The so called big shot management is never available to discuss anything whatsoever. But "This is America!" But I do enjoy the workers on this coarse. And it is a nice coarse to play practice on.

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
1.0
First Time Playing

lol

Worst course i have ever played. First time i considered leaving a round after nine. Course was in awful conditions. I thought the green was the rough with how long the grass was. Not a good experience

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Poor
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Previously Played
Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Poor golf Etiquette

Course does a poor job of maintaining pace of play. Allowed a group of 6 and a foursome with a walker on consecutive holes plus another group of 6 a couple holes ahead, which the groups couldn’t play either. Nobody from the course came out to tell them to speed up.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Start Over

Just blow this up, and restart from scratch. Awful. Just awful.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Fair
Pace Good
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Only if you can't afford someplace else.

I'm a typical budget-conscious muni golfer who's seen a lot of cheaper courses, and this may be one of the worst. The greens were so sandy, rough and sloooooooooow that a couple of them should have had bunker rakes next to them. The bunkers on the other hand had so little sand that it was best to play a clean-contact pitch out of them. On the plus side, the weather was great, and I got paired up with a couple local girls who were a real pleasure to play with. The carts are surprisingly nice, too, complete with GPS.

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Nice place

Course is in good shape and well maintained. Staff was friendly. Carts have gps and tv screen to give you yardage.mostly par 4s and a lot of par 3s. But still challenging enough to play a good game. For an old course it’s a nice course. Will play it again and would recommend to friends.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Very poor greens

You get what you pay for. Nice spot for a beginner. For those with a little more experience and money, play the south.

Conditions Poor
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 9
Handicap 20-24
Skill Beginner
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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