Par 4 - 392 yards
This classic “nail biter” makes the most experienced player pause to consider its historical significance. Many of the game’s greatest champions teed off here, just steps away from the Professional Shop, launching their legendary careers.
Fairly open, bounded by bunkers left and trees right. The tee shot is limited to 285 yards by a steep, rough-covered slope that descends to a broad semi-floodplain floor. A short approach shot leaves the ball on an incline, featuring thick rough.
The green is well located on a plateau edge and is framed by two attractive bunkers.
Par 4 - 439 Yards
With multiple teeing options, an accurate drive avoids strategic bunkering on both sides of a narrow landing zone, 290-340-yards from the tee. Deep rough left, and trees right, supply challenging approach shots for errant drives.
The green is protected by deep bunkers front left and right. It is divided by a ridge, which can make it difficult to find the flagstick with the approach shot. The putting surface is multifaceted, requiring attention at approach and on the green.
Par 3 - 197 Yards
The first par 3 on the course offers plenty of length but features a large approach to provide access onto the green, feeding along the ground. Dramatic bunkering right and left guard the preferred line.
The green site is elevated along the left and rear. A long shot will find a tricky recovery, from a deep depression rough, back onto the green.
Par 4 – 430 Yards
This dogleg left features an elevated tee looking down into a multitude of risk/reward strategies. A brook running along the left side of the fairway, crosses the fairway approximately 350-yards out. The landing zone is pinched by right-side bunkers 300-yards away
The approach shot requires a moderate to long iron shot into an elevated putting surface, protected by bunkers right and short-left. A short approach shot finds a steep slope bringing the ball down a hill.
The green demands attention, with an undulation that creates two distinct putting levels, penalizing inaccuracy.
Par 3 – 172 Yards
This short par 3 features a distinct challenge, matched by a multitude of pin placement options on the green.
The bunker complex includes a deep protection front right, with another left and one on each side of the green. The green is contoured to create a difficult par challenge.
Par 4 – 430 Yards
An excellent long par 4 that presents a hole that is classically beautiful and challenging. It typically plays into the prevailing wind.
Fairway bunkers on each side of the landing zone, penalize wayward drives, making par unlikely.
A well struck driver will leave a mid- to long-iron approach into a slightly elevated green that sits atop a plateau.
The green features a false front and slopes from front-right to back-left creating numerous challenging hole positions.
Par 4 – 434 Yards
This is the number one handicap hole for the membership and features a spectacular view from its elevated tee box.
There is a slight dogleg right feature — bringing a creek and rough mounds into play.
The creek challenges all levels requiring a carry of 300 yards from the championship tee.
Two fine shots are needed to gain the green surface. The approach requires a mid- to long-iron into an elevated green, with a steep slope off the right side and false front. Shots from around the green are made especially difficult by deep rough and varying elevations. The green is contoured, challenging the best putters.
Par 5 – 522 Yards
This is the longest hole on the course. An accurate drive down the right side or to the bottom of the slope provides an open view to the green. The right side dogleg bunker is 320 yards from the tee. The left side dogleg bunkers begin at 270 yards and require a shot in excess of 300 yards to carry.
Two outside bunkers in the second landing area guard the right and left sides, beginning 110 yards from the center of the green.
Deep bunkers front right and left, protect the green from reaching in two.
Par 4 – 358 Yards
This legendary short par four has a slightly elevated tee 358 yards away, bunkering frames the green, creating a number of hazards.
The putting surface is severely sloped, requiring a perfectly placed approach shot to match the pin placement. There is a sharp swale, bordering the right side of the green, creating a razors edge between a putt for birdie and an almost certain bogie.
The green is nestled in a large natural amphitheater, supplying dramatic viewing lines, accommodating thousands of spectators.
Par 4 – 387 Yards
This hole is one of the shortest and most picturesque on the course. The tee shot flies a deep valley and is limited to 270-yards by a steep, rough covered slope. The right side of the fairway shares the bunker complex from number one, if found, making par a tough score.
The green is sunken, inviting a short iron approach. Shots over the green surface, into a rough incline, leaves one of the more difficult shots on the course.
The green rests in a natural amphitheater providing stunning views of approaching shots, as well as the putting surface.
Par 4 – 378 Yards
The 11th hole is defined in large part by its green and approach.
The large bunker along the right side of the fairway, starting at 320-yards out, needing 350-yards to clear, is shared with number two, and is one of the most dominant on the course.
The putting surface flows seamlessly out of the fairway and creates an interesting series of hole locations. The green is flat, low to the ground, and bunkers protect the left and right sides. Over the years, sand from the bunkers have created slopes within the green, creating many interesting and challenging putting contours.
Par 3 – 152 Yards
This hole, with an almost island nature to it, lends a nice balance to the overall routing. The bunkering in front and to both sides of the green is classic, aged bunkering, admired for their character.
The green surface is gently rolling and can challenge even the best putters.
Par 5 – 519 Yards
With a quality tee shot, this is a most interesting and rewarding hole. A yard or two right or left sends the ball into the rough or to an awkward lie.
A large bunker lines the right side of the fairway, from 270 to 300 yards. The fairway slopes to the left where drives will meet another bunker at 325-yards.
The creek is a challenge if a lay-up is required. The carry to the upper plateau, where the green rests, is protected by bunkers to each side of the landing area and green. Hitting the green in two, requires an accurate long iron or fairway wood, uphill.
Reading the green is difficult. The putting surface is very quick from back to front, making shots over the green something to avoid.
Par 4 – 420 Yards
The 14th starts a brilliant run of par 4’s to the finish.
This hole features a gentle movement to the right and is typically played into the prevailing wind. The opening to the green is from the left side of the fairway and was designed to be played from near the long, severe left side bunker.
A long drive will be followed by a short- to mid-iron approach. The small green is a work of art. The bunkering around the green is a perfect complement to the putting surface, completing a superb hole.
Par 4 – 417 Yards
Well placed tee shots disappear into fairway switchbacks.
Bunkers penalize tee shots right, from 280 to 325 yards out. Short- to mid-iron approach shots are to a small green, well sloped from back to front.
The green is protected by liberal bunkering and is sunken with wonderful elevations for spectators. From the green, players have a clear view of the 18th fairway and finishing green.
Par 4 – 408 Yards
Typically faced with a prevailing wind, a well-placed tee shot, avoiding fairway bunkers on either side, yields an advantage.
A mid- to short-iron approach is to a large green that slopes gently from front to back, making for a number of interesting pin placements. Large greenside bunkers left and front right add a penalty to errant approach shots.
Par 4 – 411 Yards
An accurate drive is required. The left side is protected by trees, and a tee shot right lengthens the approach shot from thick rough.
The approach shot is elevated for a short- to mid-iron to the green. Well bunkered on the left side and front right, the green is severely sloped to the front, making putts from above the hole very fast.
The green complex is an exceptional arrangement within a beautiful natural setting. The hillside surrounding the green provides ample seating for the gallery.
Par 4 – 367 Yards
Two right side fairway bunkers begin 290 yards off the tee, requiring a carry of 340 yards. The left side of the fairway is protected by a bunker at 350-yards, and another placed left-center of the fairway, at 370 -yards.
The approach requires an accurate mid-iron shot into a small, sharply sloped green.
The green bunker complex is very stylish, particularly the unique front right bunker, creating a challenging shot to the green.
The putting surface has varied sloping, giving it a number of challenging pin placements. The green is tilted aggressively back to front, making the final putts on the front nine some of the most challenging.