With Baton Rouge 's climate, it is easy to enjoy outdoor activities such as golf, tennis, or watching sporting events. The home of the 2007 NCAA National Football Champions, Baton Rouge and LSU offer many fun sports to watch. Enjoy a day at the tennis courts or watch the baseball team do their thing. Whatever your pasttime is, Baton Rouge can be the place to enjoy it.

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The Island Offers More Than a Day of Golf

Known as the "Sweet Spot of the South," the Island is an eighteeen hole championship golf course that is 14 miles from Baton Rouge in historic Plaquemine, Louisiana. Featured on the Golf Channel and Golf Magazaine it was designed by Mike Young whose use of several man-made lakes adds to the visual appeal of the course. Besides being a local golfing venue, the Island is one of the sites on the Louisiana Audobon Golf Trail and hosts several tournaments throughout the year. It offers a golf shop, clubhouse, showers, lockers and a staff that prides itself on providing top-notch customer service.

Guests have several options for relaxation after a round of golf. A short trek to the well-appointed clubhouse and veranda provide golfers with a chance to forget their game or rave about it. Situated within the clubhouse is a fireplace to saddle up to on cool days or evenings. A full service bar is also onsite for those who would like to have drinks. But one of the most touted features of the clubhouse is the dining experience. Guests can order lunch or dinner from the vast menu selections of renown Food and Berverage Director, Godfrey Herbert. For tee times call (225)685-0808. The Island is located at 23550 Myrtle Grove Road, Plaquemine, LA.