Course Tour

Course Overview

Hole 1 - Par 4

Hole #1 – A challenging opening Par 4 awaits with Out of Bounds along the right side of the fairway and a strategic fairway bunker in the landing zone on the left side.  A solid tee shot will leave you in position to attack the green, but do not go long of the flagstick on your approach or a 3-putt may be in your future.

Hole 2 - Par 3

Hole #2 – This picturesque Par 3 has you staring at the expansive Rice Lake behind the green.  While the tee shot appears straightforward, keep an eye on the wind, especially above the tree line, to ensure proper club selection.  The green slopes severely from back to front making Par a good score here.

Hole 3 - Par 4

Hole #3 – Our number one handicap hole is a deceptively difficult Par 4.  An aggressive tee shot can bring plenty of trouble into play with Out of Bounds right and two water penalty areas up the left side.  Lay up to the middle of the fairway with a 200-225 shot and you will be left with a manageable approach to this shallow green.

Hole 4 - Par 3

Hole #4 – This lengthy Par 3 seems to play downhill, but be sure your club selection accounts for the prevailing winds.  Two greenside bunkers hug both sides of the green making any tee shot on the putting surface a good one.

Hole 5 - Par 5

Hole #5 – Our uniquely designed “S” shaped Par 5 is a scoring opportunity with a well-placed tee shot.  Out of Bounds stretches the length of the hole on the right with mature trees shaping the fairway on both sides.  Two solid shots will give you an opportunity at birdie, as long as your approach is not above the hole.

Hole 6 - Par 3

Hole #6 – The shortest hole on the golf course can be anything but a gimmie.  The crosswinds can play havoc with your tee shot and the green is well protected by bunkers.  Commit to your line and let it fly.

Hole 7 - Par 4

Hole #7 – Accuracy is paramount on this lengthy Par 4.  With Out of Bounds up the right, a penalty area and fairway bunker up the left, finding the fairway is critical in making Par.  Club down on your approach shot as many race through the green and over the back on this firm and fast putting surface.

Hole 8 - Par 5

Hole #8 – The second Par 5 can yield a birdie (or better) with an aggressive strategy.  But, you had better be accurate as water features guard the green on both sides.  A sensible tee shot and layup will give you the best opportunity at birdie.

Hole 9 - Par 4

Hole #9 – Position off the tee is key on this straightaway Par 4.  Long hitters can carry the hidden water penalty that cuts across the fairway on the right, but the smart play is to layup short of the water, leaving you a mid-iron approach to the elongated green.

Hole 10 - Par 4

Hole #10 – The fairway is split by a large gathering of trees on this Par 4, forcing most players to play to either side of them.  A short iron should give you an opportunity at hitting the green, but be careful of the bunkers left and right, with the green severely sloping from front to back.

Hole 11 - Par 4

Hole #11 – This dogleg Par 4 has plenty of tree trouble left and a fairway bunker in the righthand landing zone.  If you find the fairway, your approach is met with a very small, elevated green that can be difficult to hold.  If you can bend your tee shot around the dogleg, a short iron provides the best scoring opportunity.

Hole 12 - Par 3

Hole #12 – The downhill Par 3 generally plays one club shorter than normal.  Attacking any pin on the right side of the green may result in finding the bunker.  Anything in the center of the green can leave a makeable birdie try.

Hole 13 - Par 4

Hole #13 – This lengthy Par 4 plays mostly uphill throughout.  A tee shot to the top of the hill will leave you the best scoring opportunity.  Go too long, and you’re faced with an awkward lie to an elevated, shallow green.  Any approach shot over the green will test even the most skilled short game.

Hole 14 - Par 3

Hole #14 – A downhill Par 3 met with a large greenside bunker on the left with the expansive green sloping from left to right.  Be aggressive at your own peril as anything less than perfect can bring bogey easily into play.

Hole 15 - Par 5

Hole #15 – The challenging, yet rewarding Par 5 fifteenth is a masterpiece in hole design.  The pond on the right is definitely in play off the tee with Out of Bounds beyond that.  The mature pine trees block out the left side forcing an accurate tee shot as the only way to setup a manageable birdie.

Hole 16 - Par 4

Hole #16 – This dogleg Par 4 is also a true risk/reward where big hitters are tempted to fly the corner.  If successful, a short pitch can easily yield birdie.  But with Out of Bounds protecting the corner, the smart play is to aim left of the fairway bunkers and take your chances from the fairway.  This leaves a mid-iron approach to the undulated, tricky green. 

Hole 17 - Par 5

Hole #17 – Another dogleg right Par 5 requires a precise tee shot over the corner for those looking to be aggressive.  Out of Bounds right and a blind landing area force many to hit something less than driver straight up the fairway instead.  The expansive trees require accuracy from tee to green and the narrow, severely sloped green will test your nerves.

Hole 18 - Par 4

Hole #18 – Our signature Par 4 finishing hole is reachable for big hitters and fairly straightforward for the more modest player.  But Out of Bounds on the right and a mature tree guarding the front left portion of the green make this a narrow landing zone.  Once you’ve navigated to the green, pin position will dictate how aggressive you can be with your putt.

Location

43080 Golf Ave
Lake Mills, IA 50450

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