Meet our Golf Professionals


Carl Poche

Carl Poche is a lifetime member of the PGA of America after 34 years of service. A New Orleans native, he learned to play golf at the City Park golf complex and went on to a prolific college career. He won the Louisiana Amateur championship and is a two-time Gulf States PGA champion. He was the Head Professional at Lakewood Country Club and spent time working with the First Tee program at Bartholomew Park. He currently teaches golf at Bayou Oaks.
To schedule a lesson with Carl, call 504-259-1324

Golf Programs

Golf Lessons

Our skilled team of PGA Professionals and Apprentices offer lessons to golfers of all abilities. 
1 Lesson (1 hour)
3 Lesson Package
Jr. Lesson 15 & Under (30 mins)

For more information, please email

PGA Jr. League

PGA Jr. League is a game changing opportunity for boys and girls to learn and play golf. The program brings family and friends together around fun, team golf experiences with expert coaching from PGA and LPGA professionals. 

Nike Junior Golf Camps

Nike Junior Golf Camps offers a variety of programs designed for the needs of each camper. Every facet of the
game is covered and players can immerse themselves in the sport for an entire week.
Please see
Nike Junior Golf Camps, Bayou Oaks at City Park

The First Tee

The First Tee of Greater New Orleans 
offers weekly programming at Bayou Oaks. 

Learn More About The First Tee