The Bayou District Foundation has a committed objective in their recreational plan to redeveloping City Park’s dormant golf facilities. City Park originally opened in 1902 with four golf courses, North, South, East and West, but today only the North Course remains which was rebuilt after Hurricane Katrina.
Joining the North Course will be a newly constructed Championship Level Golf Course comprised of a 250 acre footprint. The layout of the eighteen hole course incorporates portions of the former East and West courses and features many of the historic oak trees and existing lagoons that are characteristic of the Park. Designed by renowned golf course architect Rees Jones, the par 72 layout can be stretched from 5,100 – 7,350 yards and has been designed to accommodate players of all skill levels. In addition, a new Clubhouse, maintenance facility and renovated practice facility are also included in the rebuild.
Bayou Oaks Golf Course is currently seeking an Assistant Golf Course Superintendent. This position is responsible for:
Assisting with recruiting, hiring, scheduling and performance management of employees of a 36 hole golf course property
Making daily golf course maintenance assignments in accordance with agronomic/turf management plan
Managing a crew of operators
Ensuring proper pesticide/fertilizer application and calibration
Assisting the Golf Course Superintendent with maintaining budgets and other necessary projects
2 or 4 year turf degree
2-4 years’ similar golf course maintenance experience
Prior supervisory experience preferred
Computer and organizational skills
Ability to train/supervise a crew of up to 20 on a daily basis
Strong attention to detail, passion for excellence and a great attitude
Familiarity with Celebration Bermuda and Tiff Eagle a plus
Bayou District Foundation (BDF), a New Orleans, LA based 501c3 nonprofit seeks a Golf Course Superintendent for the 36 hole City Park golf facility. City Park golf has been in existence since 1902. Restored and reestablished in 2017, the South Course features 18 holes of championship golf in New Orleans City Park. The pristine South Course was designed by renowned golf course architect Rees Jones and Greg Muirhead of Rees Jones, Inc., in association with Torre Design Consortium. Sitting on over 200 acres, the South Course measures between 5,054 and 7,302 yards. The South Course features multiple tee off locations in order to accommodate players of all skill levels. The new state of the art clubhouse rounds out the alluring design that makes the South Course renovation stand out and complete New Orleans only 36 hole golf complex. First opened in 1969, the North Course originally expanded City park's golf complex to an impressive 72 holes. Unfortunately, 2005 brought Hurricane Katrina and the closure of the North Course. Reopened in 2008, the North Course offers a challenging yet fun round for all levels of golfers. The North Course incorporates four sets of tees ranging in length fr...om 5,740 yards at the tips to 4,300 yards from the Gold Tees. Water comes into play on eight of the eighteen holes, adding to the competitive nature of the course by making club and shot
selection a key factor in the ability to score.