Pontchartrain Park

Joseph M. Bartholomew, Sr. Golf Course Reopens

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Joseph M. Bartholomew, Sr.
Municipal Golf Course

Clubhouse & Pro-Shop
6514 Congress Drive
New Orleans, Louisiana 70126

Course Info

The Joseph M. Bartholomew Municipal Golf Course is an 18-hole, par 72-course measuring between 5,314 yards to 6,823. Owned and operated by the City of New Orleans Department of Parks and Parkways, the renovated course includes a double ended driving range, putting green and a fully stocked pro-shop.

Originally opened as the Pontchartrain Golf Course in 1956, The Joseph M. Bartholomew Golf Municipal Course was renovated in 1979 and renamed to honor the first African-American inducted in the Greater New Orleans Sports Hall of Fame.

Hours of Operation 

7:00 AM – 5:00 PM, Tuesday - Sunday

Reserve a Tee Time

For your convenience, you may reserve a tee time online.

Course Features

  • Newly Renovated, Year Round Golf
  • Double Ended Driving Range
  • Open to the Public
  • ProShop & Café
  • Senior, Youth and Twilight Rates
  • 8’ Cart Paths/ 5 Miles Cart Paths
  • Emerald Bermuda Greens
  • 419 Bermuda Fairways / 40 acre Fairways
  • 2 Practice Greens
  • 9 Lakes
  • Four tee boxes in each hole
  • Rental Clubs and Carts
  • Online Tee Time Scheduling Encouraged

Course Green Fees 

Weekdays (Tues – Fri)


Twilight (3:00pm/1:00pm Winter)


Seniors: Tues - Fri Only (60+)


Juniors: (18 and younger)



$7.00 per player

Weekends & Holidays


Twilight (3:00pm/1:00pm Winter)


Cart Rental

$10.00 per person/ 18 Holes

Cart Rental (After Twilight)

$7.00 per person

Rental Clubs


Driving Range

$3.50 per 1/2 bucket (35 balls)

Rate Fees Subject to Change – Effective 11/23/11
** Group Discounts Available
*** Deposit required for groups prior to play in order to receive discount.


Joseph M. Bartholomew Municipal Golf Course
6514 Congress Drive
New Orleans, Louisiana 70126
(504) 65TEE-UP or (504) 658-3387
Hours of Operation
7:00 AM – 5:00 PM, Tuesday - Sunday

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