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Correct play bites off as much of the lake as possible on the right side of the hole to have a go at reaching this green in two. Twin, deep bunkers protect the elevated, two-tiered green and it is tricky to putt. The approach plays through a narrow opening guarded by a lone Ponderosa…(Read More)

This is a deceptive, medium-length par three over water to an angled green. A soft, left-to-right tee shot is the best play to avoid the lake on the front and right. A successful tee shot should leave a good birdie opportunity; this is a friendly putting surface…(Read More)

This is a moderately long straightaway that plays south down the valley. A lake runs down the entire right side of the hole and cliffs down the left. After a well-placed tee shot, the approach shot requires precise iron play to a small green that has roll-offs on all sides and water protecting…(Read More)

Valley Course Hole #15

This hole is a short downhill, dogleg-right with a generous landing area free of hazards. A driver is probably not the best choice. An unforgiving bunker guards the front right portion of the green with the putting surface elevated about 15 feet above the landing area…(Read More)

You will need a precise iron shot off the tee on this par three, but if you hit the green keep watching. This hole yields the most hole-in-ones per year…(Read More)

This short downhill doglegs left through thickets of Gambel oak and Ponderosa pine. Big hitters may go for the green but it is a blind shot. The money shot is a long iron from the tee to the middle of the fairway and a short iron to a green guarded by a bunker right. This…(Read More)

The fairway turns left to right and after the tee shot plays straight uphill. The native area that frames the left side of the second landing area is closer than you think. A towering Ponderosa pine in the right center makes the third shot difficult and punishes errant second shots from the longer hitters…(Read More)

A hard-hit left-to-right tee shot offers the best chance to reach the green in one, but the best strategy may be to place an iron off the tee and wedge it on. The green is fast and tricky with a shelf running diagonally through the middle. Although short, this hole is sure…(Read More)

The back nine begins with a par four that doglegs right around a beautiful mountain lake. The elevated tee shot needs to be hit solid and hug the left. Remaining will be a long uphill approach to a green that slopes from back to front, so beware if you are past the hole; it is…(Read More)

Surrounded by towering Ponderosa pine, this short, uphill par four demands a well-placed tee shot. The hole doglegs left, while a deep bunker guards the left side of the green. A long iron or fairway wood from the tee and a short iron second is the percentage play…(Read More)