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4.6
244 Reviews (244)
5 Stars
148
4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
3
1 Stars
3
Conditions
4.2
Value
4.7
Layout
4.8
Friendliness
4.8
Pace
4.7
Amenities
4.7
98.9%
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236 out of 244 reviews
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4.5
17 Reviews (17)
5 Stars
10
4 Stars
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Conditions
4.2
Value
4.5
Layout
4.9
Pace
4.8
Amenities
4.8
StaffFriendliness
4.6
100.0%
Recommend this course
17 out of 17 reviews
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4.6
49 Reviews (49)
5 Stars
31
4 Stars
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3 Stars
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Conditions
4.2
Value
4.7
Layout
4.9
Pace
4.8
Amenities
4.8
StaffFriendliness
4.8
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49 out of 49 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 72
Length 7533 yards
Slope 136
Rating 76.4
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Atchafalaya Golf Course
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Course Details

Year Built 2006
Golf Season Year round
Architect von Hagge, Smelek and Baril (2006)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fee
Clubs Yes
GPS Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Bunker Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted Yes
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Dress code Collared Shirt Required, No Denim Allowed

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Reviews

4.6
244 Reviews (244)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 15
Amazing Food 13
Patio Dining 12
Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 18
Water Hazards 17
Undulating Greens 13
This course/club is great for:
Advanced Golfers 15
Locals 15
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 14
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 14

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4.0
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Golf

When we played it was damp but the only course in a 70 mile radius u could play good course good lay out fair price

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
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5.0
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Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Late Autumn Here is Perfect for Golf!

There are a lot of beautiful things about The Atchafalaya at Idlewild for anyone who enjoys a real challenging round of golf, but it is especially nice to be there this time of year. Today was a mild to cool afternoon with lots of sunshine and great playing conditions. The greens are smooth and quick and the fairways still have a fair amount of grass to give you a nice lie for your next shot. Good course management is a must when playing this course but the multiple tee boxes available on each hole allows golfers of every skill level to enjoy the championship layout. There are lots of friendly faces to assist you at the cart pickup area and the pro shop. The practice area feature a driving range, as well as chipping and putting greens that really help you prepare for the round ahead. There are a lot of things to enjoy about playing The Atchafalaya... even when the putts may not be falling!

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Skill Beginner
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great place

Bunkers need some work but still great place to play

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Skill Beginner
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Previously Played

Great course but they charge $30 for your kid, Crazy!

Only course I’ve ever been to that charged for you to have your kids with you. I was checking in and the lady asked if that was my kid and I said yes then she said does he play and I said a little bit then she charged an extra $30. I was shocked and said I’ve never heard of anyone charging for Children before, then she looked at me like I was weird. I will still play here but seldom now and I will be harboring some animosity when I do play. Too bad I loved this course. So it’s a great course if you don’t have young kids, that like to tag along. I want my sons to love golf and would be fine with paying if everyone charged, and will be fine paying once they are teenagers.

Conditions Good
Value Poor
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Commented on 10/25/2019

Hello MikeLsteele. Thanks for the review. We apologize for any confusion or misunderstanding regarding your recent reservation. Please reach out to our team in the golf shop. We always appreciate the feedback. Thank you for playing The Atchafalaya at Idlewild.

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Played On
Skill Intermediate
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I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Good course

I enjoy playing Atchafalaya it a great halfway meeting point for my cousin and I. The food aftwards is always great. The course could sure use some work but overall it was playable and challenging.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great day

Beautiful golf course. Always a pleasure to play here.

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

Almost perfect course

The course is great I don’t care to play anywhere else.very picturesque ,loads of wildlife for viewing.the sand traps need work that’s about it just a pleasure to play at atchafalaya.

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

A Hidden Gem in Patterson

I have played this course several times. It is challenging layout and a real test for any golfer. Only negative is the bunkers if they were redone with crushed granite and better drainage they would be one of the top courses in the state of Louisiana!!
Their staff in pro shop is great. The Resturant staff and food are really great.!!
I have enjoyed every time I have played there!!.
Looking forward to playing as soon as the rain allows a dry out.
Love the place!!

Conditions Good
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

Weekday play

Course was a little wet but in good shape except for the sand traps which are all considered ground under repair.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Played On
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Had a blast playing here

1st I can’t say enough about the staff especially Lacey for her help... with a hurricane approaching and being we were coming from Lafayette to play I wanted to make sure they were open and it wasn’t cart path only.. she found out the info for me and politely called me back within 15 minutes... 2nd, we were greeted with all smiles from the staff there and even though the greens were punched and sanded they were very much playable and the course was in excellent shape....well worth the money, well worth the drive... we will return... THANK YOU

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 07/09/2019

Hello, NIcholas. Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We are sorry to see that your overall experience was anything short of 5 stars, but we hope you'll give us another try in the near future.

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I Recommend This Course
5.0
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First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Beautiful course

Play at this course all the time! Must see it to appreciate it!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great practice range also chipping and putting range

Excellent course, fairways are excellent grass is mowed higher now very challenging holes, love the hole layouts very enjoyable round of golf

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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