Prison View Golf Course is a public 9-hole golf course located in Angola, Louisiana.
The course was designed by the prison dentist, Dr. John Ory. The course was built with prison labor and funds generated from the annual prison rodeo. No public funds were spent to build the course which is open to the public. The course opened for play in 2004.
Prison View Golf Course is located on the grounds of Louisiana State Penitentiary, Angola, LA, and is operated by the Louisiana State Penitentiary Employee Recreation Committee.
Prison View offers players a challenging round of golf, practice facility, and Clubhouse.
Number 1 tee box is elevated approximately 75 yards into the Tunica Hills, offering a spectacular view of Louisiana’s only maximum security prison.
This 9-hole, par-72 course measures approx. 6,000 yards, with the front and "back nine" never using the same tee boxes.
Rules allowing play ____________
Prison View Golf Course is located on the grounds of Louisiana State Penitentiary; therefore, all guests must provide personal information (date of birth, drivers license number, social security number, etc.) for complete background check before play. (48 hours in advance)
No tee times will be scheduled prior to completed background check.
Convicted felons and individuals listed on any inmates visiting list will not be allowed access.
All golfers must present valid, state issued identification upon arrival.
Play may be suspended at any time, due to institutional need or at the Warden's discretion.
Tee times may be cancelled without notice.
Absolutely NO firearms, drugs, alcohol or other contraband items (such as, but not limited to, cameras, knives, etc.) are allowed on the premises.
Persons entering Louisiana State Penitentiary must consent to a search of their vehicle, belongings and/or person at any time, while on institutional grounds. top
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