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Oak Knoll Country Club
504/542-5756
45246 Country Club Rd
Hammond , LA
Type
Private
# of Holes
18

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Carter Plantation
225/294-7555
Carter Cemetery Rd
Springfield , LA
Type
Resort
# of Holes
18
Year Built
2003
Course Architect
David Toms, Glenn Hickey

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Springview Country Club
504/748-9760
Hwy 1054
Amite , LA
Type
Semi-Private
# of Holes
18

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Acadian Hills Golf Course
318/232-1979
500 Nw Frontage Rd
Lafayette , LA
Type
Private
# of Holes
18
Course Architect
Luca Barbato

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Bluffs On Thompson Creek, The
225/634-5551
Hwy 965 At Freeland Rd
Saint Francisville , LA
Type
Resort
# of Holes
18
Course Architect
Arnold Palmer

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Ironwood Golf Center
504/542-7908
15592 West Club Deluxe Rd
Hammond , LA
Type
Public
# of Holes
9
Course Architect
Zieske Family

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Carter Plantation
(225) 294-9855
23475 Carter Trce
Springfield, LA
 
Springview Country Club
504/748-9760
64358 Hwy 1054
Roseland , LA
Type
Semi-Private
# of Holes
18

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Gemstone Plantation Country Club
504/795-8900
266 Gemstone Dr
Franklinton , LA
Type
Semi-Private
# of Holes
18
Course Architect
James Ray Carpenter

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Wetlands Golf Course
(337) 291-7151
2129 N University Ave
Lafayette, LA
 
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What Are The Top Golf Tournaments

PGA TourThere are some golf tournaments whose pedigrees demand respect and admiration for what they contribute to the game's history. These tournaments test the resolve and skills of the players to a degree that other contests can't begin to match. Actually, it's a good thing that the really great golf tournaments don't come around but a few times each year. Anything beyond the strain evident in those occasional contests could be so dangerous to the psyches of some players that they might very well have short golf careers.

The world's golf season doesn't begin until the Masters Tournament opens play at Augusta National in the first week of April. Until that time of year, golf tournaments have been fun to watch and even seemed to illuminate which players were mastering their craft to really compete for the famed Green Jacket. It's when the Saturday round is over, and the field has shaken out to leave a few who have a chance to take the Masters title, that the real contest begins. And it isn't on the golf course. It's in the players' minds where the real struggle takes place. It's Greg Norman in 1996 watching a six-shot lead on Sunday give way to the steady play of Nick Faldo. It's Scotsman Sandy Lyle serving haggis at the Champions' dinner in 1989. It's Tiger Woods winning his first Masters and crying on his father's shoulder after dropping his last putt. It's just the Masters.

Next on the list of great tournaments is the U.S. Open Championship. It’s held at various golf courses in America, and is known for how difficult the USGA can set a course for play. The real rough begins at two inches, a little further in it’s four inches, and beyond that even a hay mower would have trouble getting through it. U.S. Open officials don't like their tournament being roughed up by par breaking players. On Sunday, the pin placements are in their toughest positions and the greens are slick as glass.

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