TPC Summerlin Golf Course Review
Las Vegas, NV
72.4 rating; 131 slope
Review by GolfTop18
Rating: n/a out of 5
Year Last Reviewed: 2018
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TPC Summerlin Golf Course Overview: As usual, with private clubs, no official "rating" is given for this golf course, as there is more to a private club than just the golf course. So, the golf course itself, is the classic, home-lined country club in the desert. It hosts a PGA fall schedule event and is quite the challenge with lots of rock-strewn desert in play and tough green complex. A few of the best holes are noted below:
TPC Summerlin Hole 2: This par four is one of the more exciting tee shots on the day with desert creeping well into play down the right side. The pesky bunker on the left is there to grab the over-cautious tee shot. From there, the approach is fairly standard to a typically small and undulating green.
TPC Summerlin Hole 3: This par five has a tee shot with trouble on both sides, but the real great shot value comes on the second with the player being able to hit the "safe" shot to the right, cross the desert to the left fairway or, if a big drive is hit, try to take a shot at the green in two. The putting surface is more wide than deep and has bunkers short and long, so the best advice is to check the pin placement and play the best angle in.
TPC Summerlin Hole 5: This par three has a redan style feel to it with the back right pin being the hardest.
TPC Summerlin Hole 11: This par four was the best version of a hole type that finds itself on the course a few times; fairly long and fairly straight with bunkers on either side of the fairway and rocks/desert farther right and left. The green complex is diabolical with plenty of undulation on and around it.
TPC Summerlin Hole 12: This par four has water that is reachable from the tee so the player can lay back short of it to leave a longer approach or can thread the needle between the water and bunkers to leave a little less stress on the 2nd shot (if they don't find trouble). The green is right on the water and, again, undulating.
TPC Summerlin Hole 16 (from behind): The drive on this par five is wide open and the player should bomb it as the second and third shots will likely be tough due to the water on them. The green is very shallow and wide, with water fronting it and bunkers right behind it.
TPC Summerlin Hole 17: This par three is a classic design with pond to the left and bunker to the right.
TPC Summerlin Hole 18: The last hole of the day is a long par four with a very tough approach featuring water on the left and bunkers right. Once again, the putting surface has plenty of break to it.