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Designed by Christy O'Connor Jnr., this course complements the neighbouring Oceanico Faldo Course and also takes full advantage of being situated in a fertile valley. Its various water features, both lakes and watercourses that are spread throughout the entire course, demand accuracy and test all golfers, and the rich topsoil was skilfully landscaped and planted with mature palm–trees, affording a lush, ornamental setting like an extensive oasis.

This course has tees that are generally connected to the fairways but its greater overall distance, the water hazards and big greens provide a great challenge. Golfers must also be prepared to read the subtly contoured putting surfaces that are strong features. Holes 7, 8 and 9 average length par-fours, offer a particular challenge as all three run alongside lakes, so golfers’ concentration and accuracy of tee-shots as well as approaches are vital. 3rd and 17th holes are both excellent par 3’s.

Two consecutive par-fours, the 14th and 15th with rolling greens, are tough hurdles to overcome at such a critical stage of the round, and then the finishing hole, 356 metres off the white tee, requires a precision drive to set up the approach to a two tier green benched into the hillside.

       Course Information
       18 holes - Par 72
       Markers Length
       Brown 6708m
       White 6273m
       Yellow 5939m
       Blue 5630m
       Red 5242m
       Minimum Handicap
       Male -   24 Female -   36
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