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4.0
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Holes 18
Type Public
Par 72
Length 7302 yards
Slope 128
Rating 74.7
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Bayou Oaks at City Park - South Course
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Course Details

Year Built 2017
Fairways Celebration Bermuda
Greens TifEagle
Golf Season Year round
Architect Rees Jones (2017) Greg Muirhead (2017)

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.

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4.1
30 Reviews (30)
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I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
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Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Weather Warning

Weather was great most of the day, some thunder storms bubbled up quickly with a few nearby lightning strikes. No warning horns to bring golfer in. Skies opened up shortly after, still no horns. No issues thankfully, just odd about no horn.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Call before you go

I’m extremely unhappy with this course. I booked a time and brought a friend and we were both excited because we’re both locals and we haven’t played this course in a long time.
But after I book my time and my buddy pays they finally mention that they only have 9 holes available.
Seriously?! You really couldn’t mention this before hand at all? I wouldn’t of come. I would of waited until they open the whole course. But no they wait until you pay. Once they have your money it’s like they don’t care.
I will never go back and only recommend to people I hate so they can lose money too.

Conditions Good
Value Poor
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Fair
Pace Poor
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 250 Contributor
First Time Playing

Over priced but wide open

This course is not worth 95$ the greens was sanded, it was cart path only the day I played . Should be 50$ at the most. Course was wide open almost impossible to lose a ball.

Conditions Average
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Golfing in City Park

Checking into pro-shop was easy. We were given a code for a small bucket of balls on the driving range across the street. You will hit off of mats and may have a hard time finding the right tee for your woods. This is a fun little track that we enjoyed playing. Greens were recently punched, but didn't really show until we got to the front 9, we started on the back.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Great local course beautifully maintained.

Despite the busy Saturday, it was a great 18 holes. Golf Marshal's are excellent and the greens were in good to excellent condition. The carts were readily available and the nice young men greeted us with a helpful hand. The clubhouse is nice but the snacks were limited. The concession cart had very little in selection of beverages other than beer and mixer drinks.
Nice day overall on the course.

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

Decent course

The only course I know where people are always working while golfers are playing. You’d figure by now they’d have the course the way they wanted it and not always having mowers etc. going on while playing. The price is a little steep for this course as well. I know better courses that are cheaper!

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

City Park South

Solid track. Recommend it. Nothing fancy, but actually one of the better courses in New Orleans (a city lacking good golf courses). Large fairways and greens are forgiving. Greens and bunkers are usually in solid shape. Hazards are rare, and typically don’t come into play. A few nice water features on the front nine. No houses or neighborhood on/around course, which is a plus. Avoid for a few days after rain. Course drains poorly, like many in Nola.

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

In short I love this course

As usual my friends and I always enjoy it here at City Park north course it's always a pleasure to play here

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Championship golf in the heart of New Orleans!

The course has a great layout and is challenging. The course allows you to hit a errant shot without penalizing you too much. A must play in NOLA.

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

Greens continue to be in good shape. Speed and Roll is good. Course is still soggy even after rain couple days ago.

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

The course to play when I come home

I have had the good fortune of playing this sport we love all over the world, and certainly throughout the U.S. Golf came to me in my 30s, so I didn't spend much time at all with the sport when I grew up in the crescent city. What I love about The South course is that it has all the charm of the city. The track itself is not perfection, but, it is a great place to play in a fantastic city. Let's face it, New Orleans will never be a golfing paradise. There is just too many other activities to indulge in. But, when your festivities are done, or before they start anew, this is a great way to unwind. The greens are pure. The bunkers have the fluffiest sand I have ever played in (not that you want to be in the bunkers too often). The fairways are well manicured. The layout is challenging enough. All this can be found at many golf courses, but what can't be found are those views of this unique city, and the Spanish moss hanging down from those Live Oaks f better than a hundred years in age. The Pelicans and other water and air fowl is a treat as well that sets this course apart. The pricing is high for the city, and no doubt set for an air of exclusivity. And the staff is wayyy too stuffy for a city known for its hospitality. But the most heartbreaking part is that this "city" course has no inner city youth playing on it! A huge miss in my opinion. All this notwithstanding, it is my favorite place to play when I return home.

Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Windy weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Greens beaten up!!

No one fixes there ball marks any longer. New Orleans if y’all want a good course to play on in the future FIX YOUR BALL MARKS!!!! Other than that had a great time.

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

One of the best courses in New Orleans.

The course pace was a little slow for a few holes, but not bad considering it was one of the nicest weekends in a while for golf. Staff was friendly, but the area that needs improvement is the bar/restaurant inside. The turkey sandwhich was a roll with a small slice of turkey, but nothing else. I’ll still be back to play again, just don’t order the food.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Birmingham Advisor
Top 10 Contributor
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Bayou Oaks is a pleasant play, but not ready for PGA Tour

I was intrigued to play Bayou Oaks at City Park since it has generated so much buzz locally and regionally. Particularly, that in certain circles it has been rumored that the Zurich Classic could eventually move here from TPC Louisiana.

Having played it, the course is very well manicured. Course conditions were optimal. Yet, I cannot envision a Tour event here. It is too flat, too open and the greens are too large for a Tour event not to turn into a minus-30 kind of event. The course can be lengthened to stretch more than 7,000 yards. But there are few hazards to challenge a Tour pro. I believe they would eat this course alive, particularly in the current team format. I honestly think in a stroke play format that a Tour pro could scare 57 here.

That said, it does not diminish the quality of the course. The Tift Eagle greens were exceptional. Approach shots held great and puts. Though grainy, rolled very true. The fairways were excellent. The bunkers were of high quality. It had rained earlier in the day, making the sand slightly wet and packed.

The course has its fair share of its’ namesake - large oaks. Still, the course is very wide off the tee. I didn’t find myself blocked out from the green except once when missing the fairway. There is a ton of room. There are a couple of wetlands and a few ponds that come into play, but the course is largely free of hazards. Again, when hazards are present, there is a wealth of room to play away from it, rendering the hazards pretty much a non-issue.

The course offers two putting greens, a double-decker driving range and what appeared to be an indoor practice facility in a bubble, though I didn’t investigate.

I played at 4 pm for $60. I’m not sure this course warrants the $160 non-resident peak rate. The course, however, is a part of rebuilding the area neighborhoods surrounding City Park, so that adds to the value.

In summary, this is an ultra-playable track that will likely yield one of your better scores, provided you play well.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Fairly Easy
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Commented On 06/20/2019

The bubble is the maintenance facility. :)

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Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

great track,but slow play

love the course, greenskeeper is on the ball....but pace of play was awful

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Played On
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Not worth the money

The course is in the city making it attractive to visitors and residents alike, but it's not worth $75 for residents or $135 for non-residents. The greens are OK and very slow. This course should cost no more than $50.

Conditions Average
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Cold weather
Used cart

Better than I thought

First time at the new course. Had been told it wasn't worth the money. Found the conditions, i.e fairways, greens, bunkers, etc. in very good shape. Fairways wide enough. Many tee positions to choose from. Layout reminiscent of the older East & West courses. Albeit a rather chilly day and slow play, the overall experience was most enjoyable.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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