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VIDEO: Golfing With The Prison Guards at Angola

POSTED ON August 8, 2017 @ 2:57 pm

In the YouTube series Adventures In Golf, documentary filmmaker Erik Anders Lang takes viewers on a tour around the globe searching for the craziest, most intriguing stories in golf.

In the latest episode Erik and the filmteam visits a golf course that few have heard of and even fewer have played: The Prison View Golf Course.

The course is located in the city of Angola on the land of  one of the world’s largest and most notorious maximum security prisons – Louisiana State Penitentiary, which is currently holding 6300 offenders and 1800 staff members.

Open to the public, maintained by prisoners, and  with a grounds keeper serving a life sentence for second degree murder, this course is definitely something different…

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