VALLEY NINE

Hole 1

Valley Nine

The tee shot needs to be struck with a fade to cater for the slope of the fairway, which runs downhill and off the left. Bunkers are stationed on the right side of the right of the fairway at the landing area. This green tends to be harder than most has well-positioned bunker at the front.



Hole 2

Valley Nine

This par three will require correct club selection and needs to be struck as it is all carry to a green which slopes from right to left and front to back. Take time to enjoy the scenery as the backdrop to this hole is the mountains and slopes contouring down and is capped off with the huge pond that runs up to the green

 



Hole 3

Valley Nine

One of the more difficult tee shots. The left side of the fairway is littered with bunkers and down the right is out of bounds. The green is elevated and will require precession with club selection to avoid a long putt. Of all the greens on the golf course, this is one of the biggest.

 



Hole 4

Valley Nine

A shortest par three with two greens and your tee shot is required to be struck over a ravine. The right hand green is nestled into a semi forest enclosure and the left hand green is positioned at the end of a steep embankment, which leads back into a creek. Club selection once again is critical.

 



Hole 5

Valley Nine

A short par four with dogleg left and is out of bounds on the right. There is a river, which cuts some 20 meters in front of the green.

 



Hole 6

Valley Nine

A little dogleg right and golfers need to beware of the out of bounds on the right before approaching the green, Enjoy one of the most challenging and elevated green.

 



Hole 7

Valley Nine

Dogleg par five to the left with a creek running down the left side and then cuts back about 340 meters and continue to run parallel down the right side to the green, Keep the ball well left for your second shot to avoid running into the creek. Fattish putting surface.

 



Hole 8

Valley Nine

Dogleg right par four hitting from an elevated tee. Bunkers placed to the right and left of the fairway and huge da is on the left of the bunkers. Golfers need to beware of the intruding out of bounds to the right side of the fairway. Take extra club hitting into huge elevated green.

 



Hole 9

Valley Nine

This is another dogleg hole off to the right and teeing from an elevated teeing area. The right side has two intruding bunkers that should be avoided. Once again hitting into an elevated green, which has bunkers, placed on the right and left side of the green.

 



 

WATERFALL NINE

Hole 10

Waterfall Nine

Downhill tee shot with a bunker on the right hand, water hazard cuts across the fairway at the 320 meters mark. A water hazard to the left of the green and bunkers to the right are to be negotiated when hitting into this green. The surface is always one of the hardest to stop the ball on and this needs to be factored into your game plan.

 



Hole 11

Waterfall Nine

Par four dogleg right and hitting into an uphill fairway. Water hazard lines the left side of the fairway and out of bounds down the right side. Second shot is to an uphill green, which is both narrow and elongated.

 



Hole 12

Waterfall Nine

Short par three although the green size is the smallest on the golf course. You are hitting across a gully with out of bounds on the right and a steep fall on the left side if you happen to miss the green.

 


Hole 13

Waterfall Nine

Par four with a damn on the right side where the drives land and a creek meander all the way up the left of the fairway. The water hazard then cuts across in front of the green and continues to run around the back of the green. Bunkers flank the green and there is a steep slope from to back with a slight tier to make putting when faced with downhill positions.

 


Hole 14

Waterfall Nine

Long par five with a dogleg to the right and out of bounds down the right side of the fairway. A water hazard runs down the left side of the fairway. Beware of the five pot bunkers, which lie short of the green on the right hand side. Once you have reached the putting surface you will find a kind flattish putting surface.

 


Hole 15

Waterfall Nine

Dogleg par four with a lake down the left hand side and fairway bunker for those who hit off to the right. The green is two tiered and slopes from front to back with a bunker on the right side.

 


Hole 16

Waterfall Nine

One of the best par three on the golf course as the golfer can feel that is forced to hit over the lake, which cuts in on the left hand side. A grass bunker and sand bunker can be found on the right side of the green. Beware of pin placed on the left center of the green.

 


Hole 17

Waterfall Nine

Long par five, doglegs off to the right with the tee shot, cuts back into a bunker and water hazard guarded green. Long hitters may choose to cut the dogleg off from the tee shot.

 


Hole 18

Waterfall Nine

Long par four hitting to an uphill fairway and bunkers strategically down the right hand side. There is an out of bound line along the right hand fence line and along the left side. The green has a grass bunker to catch approach shots coming up short.

 


 

RIVER NINE

Hole 19

River Nine

Tee shot needs to be angled from left to right avoiding the steep tree lined slope to the left of the fairway. A fairway bunker will punish shots that travel off to the right of center. The second shot is slightly uphill to a green protected by bunkers on the sides and front right.

 


Hole 20

River Nine

This is a three shot hole for most golfers. Once you negotiate your tee shot to a generous fairway, which runs downhill, you need to lay up well short of the small stream which cuts some 20 meters in front of the green. Beware of the sleeping fairway bunker to the right side of the fairway shots of the green. Large green with subtle slopes and water to the right and bunker left awaits the third shot challenge.

 


Hole 21

River Nine

Enjoy the shortest hole which presents the golfer with a huge green and decorative large white bunkers surrounding. Enjoy the atmosphere and you should be rewarded with at least a par.

 



Hole 22

River Nine

This hole may lack distance however needs to be treated with caution. The lone palm tree to the right of center signals a fairway bunker, which needs to be avoided. There are three more fairway bunkers to the left of the fairway and an out of bound awaits errant shots to this side of play.

 



Hole 23

River Nine

A small stream in front of the tee box is then followed by an uphill fairway with a huge lone tree in the center. You will need to negotiate your way around the fairway bunkers in the center and left areas of the fairway for your tee shot. Uphill shot to the putting surface, which has a severe slope from front to back.

 



Hole 24

River Nine

One of the trickier tee shots on the golf course as it requires the golfers to move the ball right to left off the large mounding on the right. Long hitters should avoid the driver as the fairway funnels downhill to a sloping surface moving further down towards a dissecting stream, which cuts across the fairway. Second shot is to a wide landing area, which will set you up for a straightforward pitch to a large green with subtle breaks.

 



Hole 25

River Nine

A strong dogleg hole to the right that has a single tree gaping out in the middle of the fairway, which can catch even the best tee shots.
Staying left is the desired shot and then you can enjoy a clear view to an uphill second shot. The green is protected with a bunker front short and putting slope is generally fast and sloping downhill from the back.

 



Hole 26

River Nine

The elevated tee boxes offer a spectacular view of this long par three. The tee shot drops some 50 meters to a green snuggled on the edge of an old mining pond. Golfers of all levels wait in anticipation as their ball flies through the air for a safe landing the opposite side of the pond. The length, drama and beauty of this hole ensures it to be one all golfers look forward to.

 



Hole 27

River Nine

This ins another dogleg par four with a grand water view finish. As the hole takes on a right to left shape try to play it as the design goes. Short cuts to the left will be punished with newly planted trees along this line. The second shot to the green will be viewed as intimating as water cuts into green and bunkers awaiting balls hit off to the right.