A long and challenging par 4 that dog legs severely to the left. A well positioned drive is required to give yourself a clear sight to the raised green which is well guarded by bunkers. Shorter hitters would be well advised to stay on the right hand side of the fairway to leave a clear view of the approach to the green whereas more powerful players may prefer to keep to the left hand side of the fairway, leaving a shorter iron to the green.
Another long and challenging par 4 which heads straight up hill. The real challenge of this hole awaits you at the green, which is very narrow and guarded by several bunkers and a gully to the left, ready to swallow up any errant shot. Try and hit the left hand side of the fairway from the tee to leave a better angle to the green and a shorter shot.
A long sweeping downhill par 5 to the left, first you have to negotiate two carefully placed bunkers from the tee. Then decide how you are going to navigate your way between two large lakes in order to leave the best approach to the green. Most golfers would be better served laying up just short of the lake in front of the green, whereas longer hitters will be tempted to go for the green in two shots although the downhill lie will make holding the green with a long club very difficult.
A nice respite after a challenging start, this short par 4 however is not without its dangers. First, you must avoid the penal bunkering off the tee to leave an approach to a difficult raised green. Make sure you don´t under club on the approach as this will leave a difficult pitch up to the flag from below the level of the green.
A long par 3 protected by water on the left and bunkers to the right. Perhaps take one more club than you think and play for the centre of the green, as any mis-hit will be severely punished.
Another short uphill par 4 but don´t let that fool you!! Finding the fairway is a must if you want to leave yourself an approach to this very long and narrow tiered green. Be careful as there can be a difference of at least two to three clubs from the front to the back of the green.
The shortest par 3 on the course which is made more difficult due to the fact that you tee off from an elevated tee towards a green that slopes away from you. Take care with your club selection, as if you miss the green or leave yourself a long way from the flag, making par could be difficult on this short hole.
A spectacular downhill par 4 that requires a carefully placed tee shot to leave yourself an approach to a well-protected green. Any shots hit to the right may roll off the green and down a steep slope, leaving a difficult recovery shot to this narrow putting surface. Approach shots hit to the left generally feed down on to the green but be careful as a severe bounce can also result in finding your ball at the bottom of the slope on the right hand side.
An intimidating tee shot due to the number of bunkers that await a lightly wayward drive. Most players would be well advised to aim away from the bunkers on the right hand side of the fairway, as if you find one, a bogey is the most likely outcome.
A challenging par 3 with a narrow green protected by bunkers to the left. Finding the right level on this three tiered green is important if you want to avoid the risk of three putting. Many players will bail out to the right to avoid getting themselves into more serious trouble.
A monster of a par 5, which although played downhill for the most part, is lined by bunkers. The key to playing this hole well is in the second shot as it is all too easy to find a bunker, making par very difficult to achieve, but be too cautious and a long third shot will be required to reach the elevated putting surface.
A birdie is very achievable on this short par 4, however the large green is very well protected by several deep bunkers that are awaiting anyone that under clubs. Try and keep your tee shot to the left hand side of the fairway to leave yourself a shorter approach.
A par 4 with a sweeping dogleg right and a fairway which is surrounded by numerous bunkers. Longer hitters will be tempted to try and carry the bunker on the right to leave themselves a shorter shot to this large green. The safe play however is to play towards the bunkers on the left which are likely to be unreachable for the majority of players.
A striking par 3 to a green which is surrounded with danger – a lake to the left, bunkers, and a rocky stream guarding the entrance to the green. An accurate shot is required to leave yourself a putt for a well-deserved birdie. The safe option would be to play for the middle of the green, no matter where the flag is, as it gets progressively narrower from front to back.
A long par 5 that ends with a difficult shot to a green perched on an intimidating peninsular. To achieve a par on this hole requires a well-placed drive avoiding water on the left, bunkers on either side, and out of bounds on the right. The second shot should be kept to the right hand side of the fairway to avoid the next lake that comes in to play on the left hand side, almost encircling the green.
A great par 4 which dog legs to the left around a large lake, but don´t make the mistake of trying to take on too much of the water. Once safely on the fairway, an approach to a large undulating green that is well protected by bunkers awaits. Finding the right portion of the green is important if you want to avoid a three putt.
A testing par 3 that measures an incredible 226 metres from the Championship tees. Most players would be content to find the front of the green, and avoiding the bunkers, even if you are then left with a long putt.
A terrific par 5 to finish the round, which is reachable in 2 shots for the longer hitter. It is however fraught with danger with bunkers and water lining the fairway on the approach to the green. If you decide to lay up, be careful not to flirt with the water, but rather stick to the left hand side of the fairway – there is more room there than appears! Find the correct half of the wide undulating green with your approach, and you may well sign off in style with a birdie.