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MahiFishn
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Driving ranges in Covington/Mandeville area?

I tried this on the other board, with not much of a response.

I just moved to Madisonville and am wondering if there is a driving range somewhere close? I don't have any interest in getting a membership to any of the private courses around.


ForeverLSU02
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re: Driving ranges in Covington/Mandeville area?
I know of Ironwood in Hammond, but that's the closest that I'm familiar with. There has to be something closer though


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trident
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re: Driving ranges in Covington/Mandeville area?
I would try Abita Country club


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wish i was tebow
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re: Driving ranges in Covington/Mandeville area?
Abita is the only one i can think of



MahiFishn
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re: Driving ranges in Covington/Mandeville area?
Well damn. If I were loaded with cash, i'd find a chunk of land an open up just a driving range with a serious sports bar.


wish i was tebow
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re: Driving ranges in Covington/Mandeville area?
most people in mandy that play golf are part of a country club. thats why there arent many


MahiFishn
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re: Driving ranges in Covington/Mandeville area?
I live right across from Tchefuncte. I'm not sure what the specifics are on joining or if it's even possible to join, but i'm sure they are higher than a giraffes arse. I don't play that much to justify spending retarded amounts of money on a membership.


4WHLN
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re: Driving ranges in Covington/Mandeville area?
Couple years ago I went to one off 1085 in Covington. It was on Rousseau Rd I believe. It was a goat ranch, but the only local place besides abita to hit balls


wish i was tebow
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re: Driving ranges in Covington/Mandeville area?
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Tchefuncte.


Decent track. need to hit a draw out there. We used that as one of our practice courses in HS. I have no idea what the dues are but its not gonna be super cheap


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SippyCup
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re: Driving ranges in Covington/Mandeville area?
Abita is the only course with a range that allows non members.

There are no ranges outside of country clubs.


OldSouth
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re: Driving ranges in Covington/Mandeville area?
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Couple years ago I went to one off 1085 in Covington. It was on Rousseau Rd I believe. It was a goat ranch, but the only local place besides abita to hit balls
I think it went out of business.


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LSUfan4444
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re: Driving ranges in Covington/Mandeville area?
Pay $1.00 to go to Fountainbleau State Park, tee up a bag of range balls and wack away into the lake.


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MahiFishn
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re: Driving ranges in Covington/Mandeville area?
Tchefuncte just emailed me the brochure with membership pricing.

You would either have to be a serious OT baller to pay that or be real freaking serious about some golf.

I just want to hit a few balls every other week or so.

:whitepeopleproblems:


nikki6
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re: Driving ranges in Covington/Mandeville area?
They need a Top Golf type place over there on the Northshore. I'm not really into golf, but I've played at the one here in Dallas a few times and it's fun as hell.


TypoKnig
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re: Driving ranges in Covington/Mandeville area?
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You would either have to be a serious OT baller to pay that or be real freaking serious about some golf


Im curious. What does the membership fees look like?


MahiFishn
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re: Driving ranges in Covington/Mandeville area?
That's kinda what I was getting at earlier. I believe there is definitely a market for it here (there is plenty of money and golfers around here).


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MahiFishn
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re: Driving ranges in Covington/Mandeville area?
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Im curious. What does the membership fees look like?


Stock: $500.00
Initiation Fee: $8,000.00
Monthly Dues: $246.95

That's just for an individual not a family, and does not include all the cart fee b.s. and whatnot.


SippyCup
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re: Driving ranges in Covington/Mandeville area?
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Stock: $500.00 Initiation Fee: $8,000.00 Monthly Dues: $246.95


You sure that's not for family? That's about what I pay for Beau Chene and that includes the family. On the other hand, my Camp Creek membership rates would cover both Beau Chene and Tchefuncta.
This post was edited on 6/18 at 1:55 pm


MahiFishn
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re: Driving ranges in Covington/Mandeville area?
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You sure that's not for family? That's about what I pay for Beau Chene and that includes the family.


Stock: $500.00
Initiation Fee: $8,000.00
Monthly Dues: $308.71

Family plan.

Apparently Tchefuncte > Beau Chene
This post was edited on 6/18 at 1:53 pm


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wish i was tebow
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re: Driving ranges in Covington/Mandeville area?
You are at beau Chene?? Me too


You could probably get them to drop the initiation fee


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