Good Golf at Las Vegas Badlands
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According to folklore, it is thought that Johnny Miller turned to Chi Chi Rodriguez during golf course's construction and asked, what should we name it? Chi Chi answered Baddddlanddds! Badlands Golf Club is adjacent to brand-new Suncoast Hotel & Casino, traced-out over a similar stretch of dry unavailing acreage as Angel Park - Mountain Course which borders Suncoast on its opposite side. It too has many of same characteristics of Angel Park courses such as putts which roll toward Las Vegas Strip and all shots heading away from strip will require one or two extra clubs to carry distance. The unique 27-hole layout of Badlands meshes with natural terrain of mountains preserving desert landscape, while unitizing beautiful washes, arroyos, gorges and canyons. The Badlands also offers panoramic views of spectacular Vegas skyline.
Badlands, a Johnny Miller Design with special consulting from Chi Chi Rodriguez, is a 7,000+ yard layout which allows golfer to chose different venues while enabling course management ability to maneuver play for maximize speed. This article will be covering a round of golf, which went out on Diablo Course, a target scheme, and came in on more forgiving Outlaw Course. Both tracts are somewhat running parallel to one another, which are unlike third nine-hole layout of highly acclaimed Desperado Course that lies on far Eastern parcel of property.
Hole #10, a par 4, a straight and short 301 yards measure from blue (middle) tees to an island-like green is first hole of Diablo Course. Its design manufactures difficulty from surrounding dry ravine below it. Accuracy on your approach shot to green is essential here!
The second hole played today is hole #11, a par 5, 482 yards that starts golfer over another small ravine to a wide-open fairway for easy passage to green. This green is quite reachable in two for a long hitter.