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Directions & Parking


Public Parking:

Public Parking is located at the Alario Center, 2000 Segnette Blvd., Westwego, LA 70094.  The cost is $15 per automobile.  A shuttle service is provided to and from the course Wedensday through Sunday from 6:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

From Downtown New Orleans (Approx. 13 miles):

  • Take the Crescent City Connection over the Mississippi River to the Westbank Expressway US 90.
  • Continue on the Expressway to the traffic light at Segnette Blvd.
  • Turn left and follow the signs for Public Parking.

From I-10:

  • Exit on Clearview Parkway and proceed to the Huey P. Long Bridge.
  • Cross the Bridge and continue on US90 West until you see signs for the Westbank Expressway/US 90 East.
  • Continue on the Expressway to the traffic light at Segnette Blvd.
  • Turn right and follow the signs for Public Parking.

From Baton Rouge (Approx. 71.5 miles):

  • From I-10 Eastbound take exit I-310 South.
  • Continue on I-310 for approximately 10 miles until you reach US 90 East.
  • Turn left at the traffic light.
  • Continue on US 90 and go past the traffic light at Lapalco Blvd.
  • Proceed to the Westbank Expressway until you reach the traffic light at Segnette Blvd.
  • Turn right and follow the signs for Public Parking.

Sponsor Lot Parking:

Sponsor Lot Parking will be located across from the main entrance at TPC Louisiana on Lapalco Blvd.  You must have the proper parking credential.  The lot hours are from Monday through Sunday from 6:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

From Downtown New Orleans (Approx. 15 miles):

  • Take the Crescent City Connection over the Mississippi River to the Westbank Expressway US 90.
  • Continue on the Expressway for approximately 13 miles, go past the traffic light at the Alario Center/Segnette Blvd. and proceed to US 90 West.
  • Continue on US 90 West to the traffic light at Lapalco Blvd., turn left and stay in the left lane.
  • Follow the signs for Sponsor Parking.

From I-10:

  • Exit on Clearview Parkway and proceed to the Huey P. Long Bridge.
  • Cross the Bridge and continue on US 90 West to the second traffic light at Lapalco Blvd.
  • Turn left on Lapalco Blvd., stay in the left lane and follow the signs for Sponsor Parking.

From Baton Rouge (Approx. 70 miles):

  • From I-10 Eastbound take exit I-310 South.
  • Continue on I-310 for approximately 10 miles until you reach US 90 East.
  • Turn left at the traffic light.
  • Continue on US 90 for approximately 13 miles.
  • Turn right at the traffic light on Lapalco Blvd, stay in the left lane and follow the signs for Sponsor Parking.
  • Turn right and follow the signs for Public Parking.

Hotels

Hilton New Orleans Riverside
504-561-0500
Poydras St. at the Mississippi River
New Orleans, LA 70140
Windsor Court
504-523-6000
300 Gravier Street
New Orleans, LA 70130
Wyndham Canal Place
504-522-9915
100 Iberville St.
New Orleans, LA 70140

Loews New Orleans Hotel  
(504) 595-3300
300 Poydras Street
New Orleans, LA 70130      

W New Orleans
(504) 525-9444
333 Poydras St.
New Orleans, LA 70130

Sheraton New Orleans Hotel
(504) 525-2500
500 Canal Street
New Orleans, LA 70130

Harrah's Hotel and Casino
(504) 533-6000
228 Poydras Street
New Orleans, LA 70130

Restaurants

ACME Oyster House
724 Iberville St. (504) 522-5973
 
More than 80 years of serving true New Orleans seafood in the heart of the French Quarter. $$

Bayona
430 Dauphine St. (504) 525-4455
 
Chef Susan Spicer's Mediterranean-influenced menu garners national as well as local praise. $$$
Brennan's
417 Royal St. (504) 525-9711
 
Brennan's celebrated its 50th anniversary last year.Home of the city's best and most expansive wine list. $$$ 

Dickie Brennan's Steakhouse
716 Iberville St. (504) 522-2467
 
A creole twist on USDA choice steaks with a swanky steakhouse setting. $$$

Emeril's
800 Tchoupitoulas St. (504) 528-9393
 
Chef Emeril Lagasse has won national praise for his cuisine. Seven-course menu offered nightly. $$$
Emeril's Delmonico
1300 St. Charles Ave. (504) 525-4937
 
Chef Neal Swidler's traditional style grand creole cuisines. $$$
The Grill Room
Windsor Court Hotel, 300 Gravier St. (504) 522-1992
 
The only Mobil 5 star restaurant in New Orleans. The Grill Room features cuisine by Chef Rene Bajeux. $$$$
The Gumbo Shop
504-525-1486
630 St. Peter St.
 
Great dark seafood gumbo and French Quarter atmosphere. $$
House of Blues
504-529-2583
225 Decatur St. (504) 529-2583
 
Cuisine by Chef Dean Berthelot with live music nightly. $$ 
K-Paul's Louisiana Kitchen
504-596-2530
416 Chartres St. (504) 596-2530
 
Home of the ambassador of New Orleans cuisine, Paul Prudhomme. $$$
Mother's Restaurant
401 Poydras St. (504) 523-9656
 
Original New Orleans po-boys. $$ 
Mr. B's
201 Royal St. (504) 523-2078
 
Local's French Quarter favorite. $$
NOLA
504-522-6652
534 Saint Louis Street
New Orleans, LA  70130 

Prices: $$$

The second restaurant of local chef superstar Emeril Lagasse.

Red Eye Grill
852 S. Peters (504) 593-9393
 
Burgers, chicken and fries are a favorite of many TOUR players at this establishment. $$

($$ for meals costing $10-$20 and $$$ for meals costing $20 or more.)

Activities

Audubon Zoo:
Located in beautiful Audubon Park, the Audubon Zoo is internationally acclaimed as one of the top zoos in the world.With more than 1,800 of the world's rarest animals displayed in their natural habitats, the lush foliage and exciting wildlife make Audubon Zoo an "Urban Eden. "The award winning Louisiana Swamp Exhibit is unique to any American zoo with over 100 animal species, including the world's only white alligators.

French Quarter:
The original city, the historic French Quarter, or Vieux Carre, is one of America's oldest neighborhoods.Visit the history, architecture and folklore of New Orleans. The French Quarter is the home of world famous shopping, restaurants and the beautiful St. Louis Cathedral, as well as the Voodoo palaces, haunted houses and night life of Bourbon Street.

National WWII Museum:
Witness the courage and spirit of the men and women who won WWII by visiting the only museum in the U.S. dedicated to their heroic efforts. Situated in the arts and warehouse district, this four-story, 19th century warehouse contains more than 70,000 square feet of space for the four state-of-the-art galleries, education and leadership center, research and curatorial center, theater and the museum store.

Swamp Tours:
Take a boat tour Cajun-style through the heart of Louisiana's swamplands. Travel into the bayous and see and hear the alligators, egrets, white-tailed deer, mink, nutria and other wildlife.

Aquarium of the Americas:
Newly reopened after Hurricane Katrina, the Aquarium offers enhanced exhibits and a wonderful aquatic animal collection.  Visit new animals and old favorites, too, including our beloved penguins and sea otters Buck and Emma.  Come see why the Aquarium is one of the Top 5 in the United States...but watch out for the white alligator!

Louisiana Children's Museum:
Explore and experience 30,000 square feet of hands-on fun, engaging exhibits and exciting programs--all designed with curious kids (and grown-ups) in mind.  Pilot a towboat down the Mighty Mississippi, shop until you drop in a pint-size grocery store, anchor the evening news, create a masterful work of art and much more!

Blaine Kern's Mardi Gras World:
Take a look behind the magic of Mardi Gras!  Mardi Gras World is New Orleans' showcase of carnival, with thousands of sensational sculptured props and breathtaking giant figures on display all-year round.  View colorful Mardi Gras props and the most awesome floats ever built for carnival and see the artists at work!  Don't forget to taste a piece of king cake on the way out!

General Information

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