Palm Valley Golf Club
Palm Valley’s four par 5’s are short to medium in length; the longest two open and close the round. The 1st hole measures 537 yards; the 18th plays 534 yards. The finishing hole is a slight dogleg right with water to the right from tee to green and out-of-bounds left, so a premium is placed on accuracy. Fairway bunkers left also come into play, and bunkers on the left and in the back guard the green.
The 177-yard 3rd hole is the shortest of the four par 3s. The 16th hole plays a demanding 229 yards to an elevated green guarded by three bunkers left and a sharp drop off to the right. Palm Valley’s ten par 4s give players a good chance to try out all their shot-making skills. The par 4’s measure nicely across the spectrum from the shortest, the 343-yard 14th hole, to the longest, the 454-yard 5th hole that is rated the toughest on the course. Water extends from the tee about 50 yards out, while the fairway doglegs right and five bunkers right guard the turn. The green is well protected by three bunkers tight and in back.