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Vegas Show TicketsHole #12, a long par 4, 441 yards hole and number one rated handicap on Diablo Course weaves golfer toward Red Rock and Spring Mountains. As you travel westerly, away from strip, a much longer second shot is upon you than yardage markers may attest. Again, this is due to combination of direction and uphill terrain.
Hole #13, a par 4, 371 yards test is not as long as previous hole with a distance of 371 yards. It is second most difficult hole on Diablo as it winds between several easily reachable sand traps protecting each side of its fairway. Once you are positioned correctly, golfer is confronted with a short and graceful wedge to angulating green.
Hole #15, a par 4, 374 tribulation is a beautiful mark perched some 50 feet above a fairway with a severe dogleg right to a green not visible from tee boxes. A lay up shot using a long iron or fairway wood is appropriate for downward amphitheater-like fairway nestled in canyon walls. Not much rough between far outer canyon wall and fairway exists. This means an arid golf shot may require a drop and penalty. This hole is very reachable in two if you stay out of trouble, although if you pull or overdrive your tee shot, this could be a costly mistake. The manicured fairway is well protected from wind too. To reach green in regulation, golfer will be smart to bring ball in from right side, hitting over less steep arroyo which borders right side of fairway all way around to back side of green.
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By Mel Barosay, Jetsetters Magazine Correspondent. Read Jetsetters Magazine at www.jetsettersmagazine.com
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