Monday, October 29, 2018 / by Juli Jenkins
Designed by Robert Trent Jones, Sr. and listed on the prestigious Audubon Trail, Santa Maria Golf Course is built on 150 acres of rolling terrain, featuring 18 lakes and two natural waterways. This is the perfect memorable setting to test your golf skills, complete with sand bunkers, exquisite Bermuda fairways and mature oaks.
The 18-hole course measures 6,969 yards in length from the championship tees. The Spanish-style clubhouse includes a pro shop, a full-service restaurant and a private conference/dining room and fitness center. Champions Grill overlooks the beautiful par-five finishing hole, and you’ll want to stop in for a meal or drinks after your round.
Santa Maria Golf Course has a history of being recognized as one of the best public golf courses in southeast Louisiana; having received Golf Digest’s highest ranking for a municipal course. It is conveniently located one mile off historic Highland Road near I-10.
Improvements to Santa Maria’s drainage. Course Superintendent Phil Watson and staff undertook a project involving drainage for several holes in an effort to improve turf conditions and increase time carts could get off the path after heavy rains. It is BREC’s continuing effort to improve our facilities and make your experience more enjoyable.