Ponoka Golf Club Course Layout
Hole 1 – Par 5 – 596 yards
Hole number 1 is a dog-leg left. Your Tee Shot should be right center of the fairway. A long iron second shot will allow for a full pitching wedge or sand wedge onto the green.
Hole 2 – Par 4 – 293 yards
Hole number 2 is a straight away hole. A long iron off the tee is recommended, resulting in a level lie for your second shot to an elevated green.
Hole 3 – Par 3 – 179 yards
Hole number 3 requires an elevated tee shot to a kidney shaped green. Pay attention to pin position as the length of the green could make up to 3-4 different club selections.
Hole 4 – Par 4 – 329 yards
Positioning off the tee is all important. Play off tee with a long iron to 3 wood to leave full second shot to a small tiered green.
Hole 5 – Par 3 – 140 yards
The green slopes severely uphill and left to right. It is all-important to stay below the pin for your first putt. Even chipping from below the green not bad for the second shot.
Hole 6 – Par 4 – 408 yards
Hole number 6 is rated the toughest hole on the course. A long tee shot is required right of center to allow for a level lie. Your second shot is to a heavily bunkered elevated green. take an extra club on the second shot.
Hole 7 – Par 4 – 314 yards
A mid to long iron off the tee leaves you a pitching wedge or sand wedge into the green. Feeling Lucky…go for green off the tee…but don’t go right.
Hole 8 – Par 5 – 522 yards
Hole number 8 is straight forward with out of bounds to the right. GRIP IT AND RIP IT. Easily reachable in 2 shots.
Hole 9 – Par 4 – 339 yards
Long iron to 3 wood recommended off the tee. Keep your tee shot to the left of center allowing a level lie to a small unforgiving green. Don’t miss the green LEFT, RIGHT, OR LONG.
Hole 10 – Par 5 – 503 yards
This par 5 is reachable in 2 with a long tee shot straight away and a fairway wood to 5 iron into the green.
Hole 11 – Par 4 – 383 yards
Hole number 11 is one of the most under rated holes on the course. A 230 yard STRAIGHT tee shot is a must. Hit Driver if you dare! Watch for pin placement, the green is 50 yards long and can change second shot by 3-4 clubs.
Hole 12 – Par 4 – 400 yards
Hole number 12 has a dog-leg left where you must cut the corner to allow for a short iron in. Straight away leaves a long iron to fly a DEEP Pot bunker in order to reach this green in regulation.
Hole 13 – Par 4 – 365 yards
Hole number 13 has a dog-leg right. Cutting the corner allows for a sand wedge into a large green. Conservative play is straight away which leaves you 150 yards in. A 3 wood or long iron is all you need off the tee.
Hole 14 – Par 4 – 331 yards
Hole number 14 is a short par 4. Go for the green… but don’t styray right or left…TROUBLE. Long iron to 3 wood puts you in sand wedge range to a large receptive green.
Hole 15 – Par 3 – 138 yards
Hole number 15 is a short par 3. Large green so pay attention to the pin placement as it can change your club selection up to 3 clubs.
Hole 16 – Par 5 – 486 yards
Hole number 16 is easily reachable in two for the long STRAIGHT hitter. Think Birdie if your tee shot is left of center. Hit driver if you are accurate. Tee shots right of center force you to lay up.
Hole 17 – Par 3 – 214 yards
Hole number 17 is considered one of the toughest Par 3’s in Alberta. Don’t miss right, left or long. A short tee shot will allow for an unobstructed chip to the pin. Don’t relax once you’re on the green…have a careful look at the break.
Hole 18 – Par 4 – 398 yards
Going over the water not recommended for the weak- hearted. 220 yard carry that is normally into the wind. Safe play is straight away or hug the edge of the water to leave 150 yards to the green. Long hitters aim at the pin.