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     THE ATCHAFALAYA AT IDLEWILD                GRAY PLANTATION
                PATTERSON                          LAKE CHARLES
     The Atchafalaya at Idlewild is surrounded by the rich   Gray Plantation is an artfully landscaped 18-hole,
     wildlife and incredible beauty found only in the heart   7,000-yard course designed to challenge the pro and
     of the Atchafalaya Basin. Designed by Robert von   amateur alike. Sixty acres of lakes come into play on 12
     Hagge, the 7,533-yard course contains five lakes and 10   holes. Particularly impressive are the club’s four dynamic
     native wetland areas that encompass nearly 40 acres.   par 3s, two of which feature island greens. The club-
     Dramatic changes in elevation create breathtaking   house is a raised plantation house surrounded by scenic
     vistas and challenges.              marshland.


















              THE WETLANDS              THE BLUFFS ON THOMPSON CREEK
                LAFAYETTE                       SAINT FRANCISVILLE
     The Wetlands Golf Club was designed by architect   The Bluffs is  an Arnold Palmer signature design,
     Frank Burandt, formerly of Nicklaus Design. The   located in the wilderness of Thompson Creek that was
     course not only showcases the region’s many lakes and   revered by the painter, John James Audubon. The layout
     wetland areas, it also features abundant native grasses   traverses a dense forest and sandy creek shores, with
     and wildflowers. The challenge of the golf course presents   shots over hills, off bluffs and into hollows. You’ll find
     itself with well-bunkered greens and water hazards that   elevation changes, flowing creeks and rolling bluffs
     affect 11 of its 18 holes.          along the course.


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