Lake Charles/SW Louisiana

Soak in the blend of intriguing contrasts from Cajun/Creole cooking to luxurious surroundings and outdoor recreation in Louisiana’s Playground. Home to four gaming resort properties, L’Auberge Casino Resort and Golden Nugget, both boasting championship golf courses, plus the brand-new Horseshoe Casino and Hotel and teh exciting Delta Downs Racetrack Hotel & Casino.

Play Tom Fazio’s Contraband Bayou Golf Club at L’Auberge or the Country Club at Golden Nugget, named the #1 course in Louisiana in Golfweek’s Best of 2022! While on property at either resort, you can enjoy lazy rivers with swim-up bars, the warm glow of firepits overlooking the beach, live music or get a spa treatment or two – not to mention fine or casual dining on site.

Nearby, The National Golf Club of Louisiana, named as one of the Top 5 Public Courses in Louisiana, recently underwent renovations with their new restaurant – “The Max.” Louisiana signature dishes are on the menu, so you’ll want to make sure you save room for a filling, classic Louisiana meal. Another stand-out is the new city-owned, links-style course, Mallard Golf Club . Course Architect Jeff Blume used the unique landscape to create a course that is sure to become one of the most picturesque landscapes in the Lake Charles area.

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