Hole by Hole: Back 9

Straight away.  Wind is always a factor here. Play left to center of the fairway. Generally, a fairway wood or long iron will get you there. Stay below the hole with your approach. Green slopes back to front. Local Rules:Creek bisecting the fairway is a water hazard.

Blue 434 yards | White 410 yards |Yellow 378 yards
Handicap:4Hole #10 from tee

Red 345 yards
Handicap: 8

No frills par 3. Center to right center of green is ideal. Green slopes from back to front.  Local Rules: Creek crossing in front of green is a water hazard. Bulkhead should be considered an integral part of the golf course.

Blue 2295 yards | White 168 yards |Yellow 128 yards
Handicap:6

Red 116 yards
Handicap: 12

Dog leg left.  Center to right center of fairway is ideal.  Green slopes from back to front.  Local Rules: Balls lost in wooded area…determine your ball’s point of entry, drop another ball within two club lengths of entry point and continue play. One (1) stroke penalty.

Blue 374 yards | White 337 yards |Yellow 309 yards
Handicap:12Hole #12

Red 241 yards
Handicap: 14
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Tempting Par 4. Truly a risk, reward hole. A layup is the percentage tee shot here. Green slopes from right to left.  Local Rules: Creek left of fairway is a lateral water hazard, creek short of green is a water hazard.

Blue 293 yards | White 260 yards |Yellow 255 yards
Handicap:14Hole #13 behind green

Red 2295 yards
Handicap: 10

Long uphill par 5. Fairway bunkers create a “gloomy” vista. Stay in fairway left of these. Hole then doglegs right to left. 3 shot hole. So lay up to your best wedge. Plays longer than it looks.  Local Rules: Balls lost in wooded area…determine your ball’s point of entry, drop another ball within two club lengths of entry point and continue play. One (1) stroke penalty.  Out of bounds fence on left (white fence and white stake line) 

Blue 540 yards | White 495 yards |Yellow 175 yards
Handicap: 8Hole #14

Red 426 yards
Handicap: 4

Downhill. Don’t be fooled, hit enough club. Short is not good.  Local Rules: Out of bounds left (white fence), natural wetlands left and right of green should be played as a lateral hazard.

Blue 159 yards | White 134 yards |Yellow 118 yards
Handicap: 18

Red 97 yards
Handicap: 16

Sycamore’s signature hole. Tee shot to left center of fairway will open up your approach to a green which is protected by a creek and a large sycamore tree to the right. Green is wide and slopes from back to front. A “4″ here will feel like a birdie.  Local Rules: Wooded area left and right is a lateral hazard. Creek in front is a water hazard. Bulkhead should be considered an integral part of the golf course. Out of bounds left of boundary fence on green side.

Blue 379 yards | White 349 yards |Yellow 307 yards
Handicap: 22nd Shot into #16

Red 275 yards
Handicap: 2

Simple looking hole but don’t be short. Commit to your swing here.  Local Rules: Creek is a water hazard. Balls lost in wooded areas…determine your ball’s point of entry, drop another ball within two club lengths of entry point and continue play. One (1) stroke penalty.

Blue 169/127 yards | White 127 yards |Yellow 117 yards
Handicap: 16

Red 91 yards
Handicap: 18

Dogleg right. Tee shot left center of fairway is rewarded. Lay up to left center of fairway for optimum opportunity. Large pond guards the green. Definitely a birdie chance with 3 well placed shots.  Local Rules:Both ponds should be played as lateral water hazards.Out of bounds left of hole marked by white stakes.

Blue 506 yards | White 490 yards |Yellow 438 yards
Handicap: 10Hole #18 behind green

Red 362 yards
Handicap: 6

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For the entire rules of golf, consult the USGA or R&A in St. Andrews, Scotland