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Louisiana Derby Golf Tournament Set for March 24 at Lakewood Golf Club

The Louisiana Derby Golf Tournament to benefit the Fair Grounds’ backstretch community will take place this year on March 24 at Lakewood Country Club and Golf Course (4801 General Degaulle Dr, New Orleans, LA 70131). Registration forms can be found BY CLICKING HERE.  The event will begin with registration at 11 a.m., continue with lunch at 11:30 a.m., and the shotgun start to the tournament will begin at 12:30 p.m. A crawfish boil will follow the tournament for an additional fee.

Players may sign up as a team of four ($450/team) or as individuals ($125/player), and a team scramble format will be used with a max score per hole of a bogey. Hole partnerships are also available in two different ways – a hole partnership paired with a participating golfing foursome ($500) or a standalone hole partnership with no golfing ($150). Players will play to par on each hole, with the assigned par being the worst score available to each player. Team handicaps and final scores will be determined by Lakewood Golf Course Officials.

Participation fees for all players will include 18 holes of golf, use of a cart, lunch, and a goodie bag. Designated specialty holes will also have additional prizes: Closest to the Pin and Longest Drive That Stays in the Fairway, will win prizes.

Door prizes will be available along with a raffle, with prizes including: Tickets to Jazz Fest, a two-night stay at Hotel Monteleone, Edwin Watts gift certificates, Pat O’Briens gift cards, and more.

Vendor partnerships are also available. Vendors, players, and partners may contact Paige Marcinek at Paige.Marcinek@fgno.comor at 504.948.1161 for more information.

Registration for the event is open now and closes March 22. 


For questions contact Paige Marcinek (Paige.marcinek@fgno.com) or Sandra Salmen (Sandra.Salmen@FGNO.com) in Horsemen’s Relations at (504) 948-1150