NEW ORLEANS, LA — In a city internationally known for its authenticity, magnificent architecture and outstanding fare , English Turn Golf and Country Club stands out as an unmatched example of a luxurious environment with superb recreational facilities.
English Turn’s spectacular 43,000 square foot clubhouse recalls the grace and grandeur of one of Louisiana’s legendary plantation homes. Surrounded by romantic verandas, an expanse of green lush lawns and flowering gardens, the clubhouse offers members and their guests the very finest in New Orleans Golf, Dining and Events.
The 18-hole championship English Turn Golf & Country Club is a fitting testimony to Jack Nicklaus’s extraordinary reputation not only as a world-renowned player, but as a world-class course designer.
New Orleans is known for its dedication to sports with our Golf Course, Tennis Center and Swim Pavilion receiving high praise as being among the city’s most complete recreational and entertainment facilities.
English Turn’s Fitness Center, situated conveniently within the clubhouse, offers members the opportunity to fulfill their personal fitness goals through exercise while enjoying an unparalleled atmosphere of luxury.
Only 8 miles from New Orleans CBD, English Turn Golf and Country Club is a tribute to the city’s timeless elegance. English Turn is the perfect venue for those who wish to experience the pinnacle of New Orleans Golf country club magnificence.
This Jack Nicklaus Signature Design, Par 72 Championship Golf Course presents a unique challenge to golfers of all skill levels. Every hole has an individual personality including numerous bunkers, large waste bunkers, plentiful grass depressions and mounds which line the sculpted fairways. The property was designed with meandering lakes surrounding the golf course giving a separation from the community and a magnificent Plantation Style Clubhouse making your visit at English Turn an unparalleled experience.
The Signature Course at English Turn was originally designed in 1988 for the New Orleans PGA Tour event, which was held at the facility until 2004 and in 2006 following Hurricane Katrina. The Inaugural event was the USF & G Classic in 1989 and the course proved to be a challenge for the PGA Tour with notoriously undulating greens, water in play on seventeen of the eighteen holes and the signature fifteenth Island Green. In Addition, the 18th Hole had been ranked the hardest hole on tour many times during the tournament tenure.
A Piece of New Orleans Golf History
During the Spring of 1699, war raged between England and France. The exploration and colonization of the Mississippi River were prime concerns for both countries. France had established a small colony along the Mississippi near New Orleans. England, anxious to control the river, dispatched a warship to invade the French Settlement.
Iberville and Bienville, the French colonists, realizing the impact of the invasion by the English dispatched a small convoy to the British warship anchored below New Orleans. Bienville, approaching the English captain, warned him to depart immediately or face a large-scale military battle. The English turned the warship around and returned to England.