The National clubhouse restaurant nearing completion

Published 9:23 am Wednesday, September 29, 2021

The National Golf Club of Louisiana clubhouse restaurant in Westlake will open in about six weeks.

Architect Barry King gave a report on the new clubhouse at The National, which will have a restaurant that pays homage to Westlake school sports teams and coaches.

“We’re at a point right now, we’ve got to wrap everything up,” King said. “We’ll be getting a fire marshal and Board of Health walk-through in the next couple of weeks. So, once that’s completed, I’m sure the contractor is going to hand over the keys halfway through or at the end of October.”

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National Golf Club Manager Gerry Pocket said after the keys are handed over, some time will be needed for training.

“We have a good chef and I look forward to opening in a month, month and a half,” Pocket said. “This is a public restaurant. We want everybody in the community to come out there often and enjoy Louisiana cuisine.”