Pack your clubs – or rent a set! – and tee off at New Orleans’ newly renovated golf course, located at Audubon Park. The course, which underwent a $6 million renovation in 2002, reopened in November, 2002.
Noted golf course architect Denis Griffiths transformed the 81-acre site into a 4,189 yard, par-62 course with 12 par 3s, four par 4s, and two par 5s.
Golfers find beautiful greens, lush landscaping and four lagoons brimming with geese and duck. The course was the site of the World’s Fair of 1898, and the eagle-eyed golfer can find a stone relic of the exhibition near one of the holes.
Plan to allow three and a half hours to play a round of golf. The Audubon Park Golf Course is located across the street from the Audubon Zoo, a 25-minute drive from Canal Street.