If you’re traveling to Las Vegas, odds are you’re planning to gamble. And if you’re playing golf at one of 50 Las Vegas golf courses such as Rhodes Ranch Golf Club, you will have chances to gamble on the golf course as well. This particular Las Vegas golf course that is situated in the southwest corner in Las Vegas’ golf mecca. Rhodes Ranch, a Ted Robinson design, offers numerous risk reward options.
It’s a layout Las Vegas golf course that draws in both locals and visitors and Tate Stull, General Manager, says the course itself is the primary reason for repeat play. “We really push course conditions, value and it’s close to The Strip,” he says about the course where golfers travel through an oasis with white-sand bunkers, deep blue ponds and streams, and enormous palm trees lining the fairways. “And it’s very playable.
It’s a few of risk reward Las Vegas golf holes on this par-72 design that will supply players the alternative to gamble on the course. Playing close to 320 yards from the tips, the par-4 8th hole and par-4 11th hole are each driveable based upon on conditions, but water as well as bunkers defend the fairways and greens flawlessly and add to the test. Feeling lucky? Here’s your chance to prove it. “Both holes are very intimidating,” says Stull. “Each of them are almost one hundred percent carry and if you push either tee shot to the right, there’s a lot of problems with water and desert area. Generally there is bailout are to the left on both holes.”
The four par 3s are some of the greatest. On the third, 14th and 16th holes, beauty and challenge collide. The third plays a massive 227 yards from the tips with a pond guarding the right side and bunkers behind. The undulations make this no easy two-putt should your tee shot discover the green. On the 14th, water front, back and left make club selection key. The 16th sees a stream feeding throughout the fairway to a pond on the right so carrying water with your tee shot is a must. This is the remaining par-3 in what Robinson calls his finest selections of par 3s. After playing these, you’re likely to agree.
“Players need to take an extra minute to make sure that they have got the right yardage,” Stull says. “With water lingering around these holes, they are very difficult. It’s greatest to just aim at the heart of the green and forget about where the flag may be nestled.” And that's good advice for many of the golf holes at Rhodes Ranch as the greens, which roll true, are undulating and will test even the best putter in your group.
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