Tips for Playing
West Palm Beach is a unique waterless facility with waste sugar sand areas. When you encounter these areas, the smart shot is to get the ball back in play rather than try for that ‘career shot'.
Most holes have deceptive elevations so take an extra club.
Here are a few other tips to help you enjoy your day at one of the great golf courses in South Florida:
Hole # 1-A good opening par 4 that requires a tee shot just left of the fairway bunker.
Hole # 4-A long par four that the green falls left, Be careful!
Hole # 5-A short par 4 that make you want to drive the green. This well bunkered hole is more smartly played by laying up and having a more full shot to this elevated well bunkered green.
Hole # 6- A good par 4 that can fool you on your approach-the green runs away from you, so take one more club.
Holes # 7, 8, and 9-These holes have very elevated greens. Take a lot of club!
Hole # 12- A moderate length par 5 that requires a lay up short of the fairway bunkers, unless you are a’ big stick’ and can hit the green in two.
Hole # 17- The short dog leg left par 4. Watch out driving it too far down the right hand side. The fairway drops off and you will end up in the sand. Play left and a little shorter off the tee and you will still have a short iron in.
Judy Dickinson PGA/LPGA
Rick McGee PGA