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About Us

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The Golf Connection is a locally owned business that provides golfers with the best equipment and advice. We are passionate about golf and have over 40 years of experience. Our mission is to help golfers of all skill levels improve their game and reach their golfing goals. We understand the importance of having the right equipment and the latest technology. We strive to provide you with the best brands, the latest trends and helpful advice to make sure you have the best golfing experience.


Visit us today and start your journey with The Golf Connection!


George Carroll

George started his professional career in golf as an assistant golf pro at Baton Rouge C.C. in August 1980. In 1985, he managed Pro Golf Discount in Mandeville, LA, and held that position until October 1989. In November of 1989, he and his wife Debbie opened the first Golf Connection and had the store until March of 2008. After a brief stint in the real estate business, he and Debbie opened the second Golf Connection in May 2011.


Larry Aillet

Larry has been in retail sales for over 30 years. He worked for his father Charlie Aillet at Richard-Aillet Furniture from 1978–1984. His retail golf career began while working as store manager for Pro Golf Discount from 1985–1988. From 1990–2008, he joined George Carroll at the Golf Connection as sales manager, and while there, created a successful golf club repair shop. In May of 2011, he joined George again opening up The Golf Connection at their current location.

Larry was a member of the USL Golf Team that won the Southland Conference Championship from 1975-1978. His golfing accomplishments are many, but are highlighted by his runner-up finish in the Louisiana State Amateur in 1981 and 1996.

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