Hole 10 – Par 5 Stroke 5

521 m   491 m    482 m   461 m

A delightfully challenging hole. If your driver is working you can try to hit it over the hill on the right of the fairway and even go for the green in two. Don’t go too far right though, there’s water waiting down the right side of the fairway. If you don’t fancy going over the top, be prepared to lay up your second shot short of the water crossing the fairway. It’s a good, solid play though as you’ll only have about 110m left to the green.

Hole 11 – Par 4 Stroke 1

414 m   401 m    368 m   362 m

Another long, tough par 4 that will need a good drive to be reached in two shots. Don’t try to take too much off the corner on your drive, there’s a second bunker hidden down the left side. Watch out on your shot to the green, there’s a steep slope short and water over the back so if you’re hitting a fairway wood or long iron into the green make sure you hit it high otherwise stopping it before the water could be a problem.

Hole 12 – Par 3 Stroke 11

180 m   173 m    114 m   109 m

Intimidating. It’s a long carry over the water so aim at the left side of the green where the steep bank will feed your ball down onto the green. Especially if you’re hitting a wood! The green is severely sloped so getting your ball onto the correct level is key. Take an extra club!

Hole 13 – Par 4 Stroke 9

331 m   309 m    298 m   279 m

Looks harder from the tee than what it actually is. Hit a long iron or fairway wood from the tee to leave yourself a mid to short iron to the green. The difficult aspect of this hole is the wild terrain to the right of the fairway, you want to avoid it at all costs! So play smart from the tee and you might be able to make birdie here.

Hole 14 – Par 4 Stroke 3

415 m   398 m    378 m   368 m

You need to play smart on this tough par 4. The fairway narrows just where you’ll probably be landing your drive. If you can, try to keep your drive low and take advantage of the high tee to get some roll and the extra distance you’ll need to be able to hit the green in two. When hitting your second shot watch out for the different levels on the green. If you land the ball in the wrong place its almost guaranteed to get wet! The best play is to land the ball short and let it roll up.

Hole 15 – Par 4 Stroke 17

312 m   304 m    296 m   246 m

Time to make birdie. Go for a long drive over the bunkers, if you make it you’ll be left with a chip up to the green or with a good bounce you might even make the putting surface. If you don’t want to go over the bunkers play to the left with a fairway wood and you’ll have a short or mid iron to the green. Be careful where you land the ball on the green though, steep slopes make for unpredictable bounces.

Hole 16 – Par 3 Stroke 15

223 m   195 m    166 m   160 m

It’s very long, there’s trouble left, trouble right and water over the back. The logical choice here is a fairway wood or driver, struck low and rolling up to the green. It’s a tough green to hit so try to put yourself in a position where you can make a chip putt par. And on this monster par 3, that means short or front edge.

Hole 17 – Par 5 Stroke 7

447 m   440 m    389 m   370 m

If you’re feeling good there’s an eagle to be made on this technically demanding but shortish par 5. The green is definitely reachable in two shots but it is tough to hold from a long way out. So rip it off the tee, if you can get it a long way down the fairway then go for the green. Otherwise be sensible. There are plenty of birdies to be made with a wedge for your third shot.

Hole 18 – Par 4 Stroke 13

367 m   357 m    323 m   291 m

Straightforward finishing hole. Unless closing hole nerves get the better of you this par 4 shouldn’t cause too many problems. Attack from the tee as the fairway is wide. The hill up to the green doesn’t look like much but it’s worth taking an extra club to make sure you get there.

Vuelta

3.210 m   3.068 m    2.814 m   2.646 m