Be aware of the sand waste areas which line both sides of the fairway when hitting your tee and approach shots. Make sure you choose the correct club and start-line for your semi-blind approach shot as the green is hidden directly behind the sand dunes. Aim at the top of the dunes as this will give you an easy birdie opportunity.
The most difficult hole on the front nine offers a few options off the tee, challenge the sand on the left or bail out to the right. If you carry the sand on the left and hit the fairway, this hole offers you an easy birdie opportunity. The bail out area on the right will present you with very steep sloping lies for an extremely challenging approach shot. A more conservative strategy to this hole would be to tee off with a long iron or fairway wood to the front left side of the sand area, a smart lay-up and then rely on your wedge game to save three shots on the green.
Very important to consider the landing area for your tee shot as the location of your ball will dictate the level of difficulty of your approach shot. The first part of the fairway slopes from left to right, the more right you go, the steeper the slope. Passed the highest part of the fairway, the fairway slopes downwards and from right to left, offering a “speed slot” for your tee shot and an excellent angle to the green.
This is the only hole can set for Par 5 or Par 4 .Uphill par 5 with a vertical rise of 9.5 meters from the fairway to the A green . A. Two-shot approach to the green strategy is risky at best if you don’t have adequate distance off the tee. A more conservative strategy to consider is to layup short of the green and hit a good wedge shot for the third shot for a one putt Birdie. B green for Par 4 to play. After you finish this hole, remember take a picture on the green, which is the highest point of elevation on the course, with the majestic Maowusu Desert in full view.
Plenty of water and spectacular scenery of the closing hole make this par 5 very memorable. Choosing where to hit your 2nd shot is the key to a good chance at birdie on the 18th hole. There is plenty of space on the area behind the large triangular sod wall . Don’t say we didn’t tell you.