Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Golf Scorecard History 101, Louisiana - Set #5

Golf Scorecard History 101, Louisiana
Set #5
Brechtel Memorial Park Municipal GC to Chateau G&CC

Flag of Louisiana

Some facts about Louisiana:
  1. The world famous "Mardi Gras" is celebrated in New Orleans. Mardi Gras is an ancient custom that originated in southern Europe. It celebrates food and fun just before the 40 days of Lent: a Catholic time of prayer and sacrifice.
  2. The Battle of New Orleans, which made Andrew Jackson a national hero, was fought two weeks after the War of 1812 had ended and more than a month before the news of the war's end had reached Louisiana.
  3. Louisiana was named in honor of King Louis XIV.
  4. Baton Rouge hosted the 1983 Special Olympics International Summer Games at LSU.
  5. Louisiana has the tallest state capitol building in the United States; the building is 450 feet tall with 34 floors.
  6. Louisiana is the only state in the union that does not have counties. Its political subdivisions are called parishes.
  7. Louisiana is the only state with a large population of Cajuns, descendants of the Acadians who were driven out of Canada in the 1700s because they wouldn't pledge allegiance to the King of England.
  8. The Superdome in New Orleans is the worlds largest steel-constructed room unobstructed by posts. Height: 273 feet (82.3 meters), Diameter of Dome: 680 feet (210 meters), Area of Roof: 9.7 acres, Interior Space: 125,000,000 cubic feet, Total floor footage: 269,000 sq. ft. (82,342 sq. meters), Electrical Wiring: 400 miles (640 kilometers)
  9. Metairie is home to the longest bridge over water in the world, the Lake Pontchartrain causeway. The causeway connects Metairie with St. Tammany Parish on the North Shore. The causeway is 24 miles long. 
  10. There are approximately 200 golf courses in Louisiana.  Twenty-three  scorecards from eleven of their courses are shown below.

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Shennecossett GC Scorecards
The Ocean Course, South Carolina
Tasmania, Australia Scorecards
Maine Scorecards

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