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The Irish course hole 10

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The first hole on the Irish Course shows a view of the green and flags stick from the tee off.
No. 1

High Ground

Par 4 — Handicap 4

A generous landing area for the opening hole leads way to a long-narrow elevated green.

The green of Hole 2 on the Irish Course at Whistling Staits with a pond on the left.
No. 2

Giants Leap

Par 4 — Handicap 6

Safety first is the motto on the short par 4 second. A tee shot in the fairway is a must if you expect to hold the narrow front-to-back green.

A view of the green of the third hole of the Irish Course at Whistling Stratis with a sand bunker on the left.
No. 3

Sleeper

Par 3 — Handicap 18

The bunker and pond on the left create an intimidating short iron shot into the large undulating green.

The sand bunkers in front of the green of hole 4 on the Irish Course.
No. 4

Sandbanks

Par 4 — Handicap 2

Bunker left and bunker right may be your thought on the tee box of this lengthy par 4, but don’t be intimidated. It is a generous fairway if positioned well.

The front of the green of hole 5 of the Irish Course with sand bunkers on the left.
No. 5

Devil's Elbow

Par 5 — Handicap 14

Long hitters can cut the corner on this reachable par 5; a split fairway for the second can create a difficult layup.

The front of the green of hole The island green  of hole 6 on the Irish Course surrounded by sand bunkers.  of the Irish Course with sand bunkers on the left.
No. 6

Mulligan's Watch

Par 3 — Handicap 16

Stay calm as you prepare to hit this unique island green surrounded by one very large bunker.

The green of hole 7 on the Irish Course.
No. 7

Troll

Par 4 — Handicap 12

A short dogleg right can be attacked from almost any angle on this generous fairway. The large two-tiered green is protected by two very deep bunkers in the rear

The split fairway on hole 8 of the Irish Course.
No. 8

Garden Creek

Par 5 — Handicap 10

This split fairway par 5 invites you to go for the green in two, but beware of the large fairway bunker and false front that surrounds the large undulating green.

The winding creek and green of hole 9 on the Irish Course from the fairway.
No. 9

Last Gaspe

Par 4 — Handicap 8

A winding creek creates visual intimidation as it cuts the fairway in two, then again on the approach as it dashes across the front of the green.

The fairway of hole 10 on the Irish Course.
No. 10

Shepherd's Post

Par 4 — Handicap 5

This slight dogleg left looks a lot longer than it plays, gradually climbing to one of the highest points on the property.

A view of the green from the tee off of the eleventh hole of the Irish Course.
No. 11

Lamb Chop

Par 3 — Handicap 15

Club selection is difficult on this treacherous par 3. The left side of the green is home to a couple of the deepest pot bunkers on the course.

A View of the green of hole 12 on the Irish Course.
No. 12

Highland Trek

Par 4 — Handicap 13

Check out the great views of Lake Michigan and The Straits from the highest point on The Irish while teeing off to the valley below.

A view of the tee off and green of hole 13 on the Irish Course.
No. 13

Blind Man's Bluff

Par 3 — Handicap 17

The name describes it all on this multilevel, double-tee par 3 leading to the largest green on The Irish.

A view of the green of hole 14 on the Irish Course with  flag stick, mounds and sand traps.
No. 14

Tullamore Dew

Par 5 — Handicap 11

A tee box in the farthest northwest corner of the property, this tricky risk/reward par 5 is among the most scenic on the back nine.

The green of hole 15 on the Irish Course with trees and golfers in the background.
No. 15

Frog Water

Par 4 — Handicap 1

Do not try to cut off too much on the right side of the difficult dogleg right. The long, skinny green is protected by undulating mounds and difficult pot bunkers.

View of the green of hole 16 on the Irish Course from a sand trap.
No. 16

Deep Dye

Par 4 — Handicap 3

Among the most undulating of the greens on The Irish, the pin location is key here. Trust your tee line as intimidation is definitely a factor

The green of hole 17 on the irish Course at sunrise with water on the left side of the fairway.
No. 17

Irish Mist

Par 4 — Handicap 7

This short par 4 wraps around the beautiful pond creating a difficult tee shot. If intimidation is in your blood, bail out to the right.

Water protecting the green of hole 18 on the Irish Course.
No. 18

Black and Tan

Par 5 — Handicap 9

The skinny winding fairway of this par 5 snakes to the left of the mound in the fairway.  A miss to the right of this green will give the best chance for a par.