Golf Course Details

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PRACTICE FACILITY

Driving range and putting/chipping areas are available to all guests at the CasaBlanca Golf Club. Hours of operation: Seasonal

Lessons at CasaBlanca are available. For more information please call 866-401-6022 or golflessons@mesquitegaming.com

 

HOLE BY HOLE PLAYING TIPS

Hole 1 – Par 4

This is a good beginning hole, slightly downhill, relatively easy and straightforward. Golfers should get off to a good start with a par or better on this hole.

Hole 2 – Par 5

A beautiful par 5 with no major hazards except fairway bunkering on the right, until the golfer gets near the green. To the right of the green, a “beach bunker” stands guard between the water to the right of the green. This second hole should be played conservatively to set up a positive attitude for the golfer to challenge the rest of the course.

Hole 3 – Par 4

A short par 4 where the tee shot is the key with enough distance and loft to carry the water. Aim at the pine tree behind the green. Use an appropriate club to set up your position for a short iron to the heavily bunkered green. The direction and strength of the wind will make all the difference on this hole.

Hole 4 – Par 3

A par 3 adjacent to the Virgin River with natural wetlands to the left from tee-to-green. A slight bailout to the front right side allows you a chance to get “up and down” for par.

Hole 5 – Par 4

This #1 Handicap hole is long and deceptive. Club selection off the tee box is key. Long drivers aiming too close to the lateral hazard stakes left are risking a possible penalty, as the hazard comes into play more than it appears. Aiming for the left side of the green is the “smart” play, otherwise bunkers guarding right may cause some difficulty.

Hole 6 – Par 5

This hole plays slightly uphill and is well bunkered. The length makes this par 5 tough to reach in two, unless wind is blowing from the southwest. Most golfers will take at least three shots to get to the green, which is heavily protected on the right side by deep bunkers. The best approach to the green is from the left side of the fairway.

Hole 7 – Par 4

Problems abound from tee to green. A lateral hazard lay to the left off the tee, a hidden bunker waiting to the right off the tee, and water lise to the right all the way to the green. The second shot plays slightly downhill with traps fronting the middle to the right side of the green as well as behind it. The best approach shot would be to the left side of this large green.

Hole 8 – Par 3

What you see is what you get on this relatively long, challenging and beautiful par 3. It has a waterfall, lake, and menacing beach bunker guarding the right side of the large undulating green. There is bailout space to the left of the green but don’t go too far as you’ll be in the desert.

Hole 9 – Par 4

Aim at the CasaBlanca sign in the far distance off the tee because water on the right is prevalent off the tee. The second shot plays uphill and hidden bunkers on the left and right sides of the green are challenging.

Hole 10 – Par 4

Off the tee, a bunker on the left side of the fairway comes into play as well as an out-of-bounds area to the left all the way to the green. A lake flows down the entire right side all the way to the green. A beach bunker guards the green on the right. A good tee shot left center of the fairway is the key to this challenging par 4 to start the back nine.

Hole 11 – Par 5

Feast or famine. This deceptive medium length par 5 can relinquish eagles (with two long straight shots and a putt) or birdies (with three good shots and a one-putt or chip in), pars (anyway you want), or up to double-pars if your ball finds any of the trouble spots along the way. There is an out-of-bounds area to the left and a lake to the right from tee to green, a bunker to the left off the tee, bunkers on the left side short of the green, and a large bunker to the right of the split-level green.

Hole 12 -Par 4

This tough par 4 demands an accurate, long tee shot to be in good position for your shot onto the green. Out-of-bounds and desert are on the left from the tee. The right side is guarded by a large fairway bunker and lateral hazard further to the right. Tee shots right side of fairway force you to carry the hazard or you can lay up to the left into the narrow opening to avoid any trouble. The green is bunkered on the left side and slopes from back to front.

Hole 13 – Par 4

Risk-reward says it all on this short par 4 which plays uphill all the way. Trouble in the desert abounds if you duff your drive. Your tee shot must carry the desert and land 80-100 yards short of the green to avoid the bunkers lining to the left and right side of the fairway, or you can “go for the gold” and try to drive the green! It’s fun and challenging but a wayward tee shot can turn an easy hole into a nightmare. The green has two levels and you do not want your ball to roll past the center of the green.

Hole 14 – Par 3

This par 3 has birdie potential, however par is more likely and bogey is a definite possibility. Avoid the bunkers right and left of the green and allow for the wind which is usually a challenging factor. The green slopes from back to front.

Hole 15 – Par 5

A par 5 that requires a straight tee shot played to the left of the bunkers and a straight second shot toward the left side of the green to avoid the bunkers left and water to the right of the landing area. The third shot must stay left of, or carry the bunker fronting the green which slopes from right to left. An honest par 5 hole with great birdie potential.

Hole 16 – Par 3

From the back tee box this beautiful par 3 has forced carry over the pond and stream. From the other tees the lake is on the left side with a huge beach bunker guarding the left side of the green, another bunker behind the green, and beyond that natural desert wasteland. Don’t go long! Proper distance and direction off the tee are the keys to this hole.

Hole 17 – Par 4

There is only one good way to play this second toughest hole on the course – hit your ball straight all the way from tee to green. Do everything in your power to avoid the natural wastelands along the entire right side, the fairway bunkers to the left off the tee, the natural wastelands down the left side on the second shot and the bunkers to the left of the green. One or two putt. Do that and you’ll love this fantastic par 4.

Hole 18 – Par 4

This par 4 closing hole is a good birdie opportunity that requires the tee shot to be in the center or left side of the fairway to avoid the bunkers down the right side and out-of-bounds to the left. A good second shot to the center of the green will take the bunkers left, right, and behind the green out of play, allowing a relatively straight and flat putt.