Sanctuary Course

Sanctuary - Hole #1 - 416 Yards
Don’t let the lack of bunkers fool you, the nineteenth hole is no place to rest. The irregular shaped mounding that frames the left side of the hole bleeds into the fairway in several spots and may provide some interesting lies for the approach shot to the green. A strong face that runs perpendicular to the pond sets up the strategic angle that the green rests within. The large mound back right ties into the green seamlessly and can be used to help guide a ball to a back left pin.

*Hole Art by: Playersʼ Book Publications © 2007 • 1-800-557-4370*

Sanctuary - Hole #2 - 552 Yards
Another strong par-5 that is set against a beautiful backdrop of mature trees. The first landing area is deceivingly wide across the back of the fairway target bunkers. From there, the fairway scissors around a group of bunkers to the front right of the second landing area, and then pinches down to about 40 feet between the mammoth cross bunker at the back of the second landing area. The kidney-shaped green is closely guarded by a pond to the left. Playing smart will yield a par at this classic!

*Hole Art by: Playersʼ Book Publications © 2007 • 1-800-557-4370*

Sanctuary - Hole #3 - 415 Yards
The bunker in the left center of the landing area creates an ominous presence. If this bunker is not challenged, then the ridge short left of the green plays a more prominent role in the second shot. The back of this ridge runs directly into the front of the green. Anything short on the approach will certainly be kicked off line by this ridge. Two distinct cupping areas are created by the terminus of the ridge that bisects the front third of the green surface.

*Hole Art by: Playersʼ Book Publications © 2007 • 1-800-557-4370*

Sanctuary - Hole #4 - 215 Yards
The two bunkers that front the green look wonderful to the eye but their only function is to create distraction and confusion. There’s plenty of room to run the ball onto the sprawling green with a large open fairway between the fore bunkers and the front of the green. Don’t miss it left! A watery grave awaits a wayward approach shot.

*Hole Art by: Playersʼ Book Publications © 2007 • 1-800-557-4370*

Sanctuary - Hole #5 - 322 Yards
This very tricky, drivable par-4 may have players of all skill levels shaking their heads. The pond along the right sets up the fairway’s angle but the ideal tee shot will need to shoulder up to the large bunker on the left side of the fairway. Keeping the “big dog” in the bag may be the choice, as a wetland on the right and a series of moguls and hollows on the left will swallow up most shots that are slightly offline. Two bunkers protect the left side of the small “fortress” green and a hammock of palms guard the right side. This is certainly one of the shortest par fours but birdie will need to be fought for and earned. 

*Hole Art by: Playersʼ Book Publications © 2007 • 1-800-557-4370*

Sanctuary - Hole #6 - 440 Yards
Two deceptive target bunkers should be avoided to have a realistic shot of reaching the putting surface and creating a birdie opportunity. This hole sits within the most natural setting of the property. A beautiful collection of hardwoods and pines frames the left side of the hole and the green complex. A large bunker abuts the green on the left and a swale bisects the green from the back right to front left.

*Hole Art by: Playersʼ Book Publications © 2007 • 1-800-557-4370*

Sanctuary - Hole #7 - 196 Yards
The last of a remarkable collection of par-3’s! This hole lays on the land like a glove on a hand.  A large bunker guards the right side of the hole from tee to green. However, there is plenty of room at the front of the green to carry the large bunker and run the ball onto the putting surface. The deep bunkers short left and behind the green are strategically placed to catch errant shots. The fairway collection areas between the bunkers will provide the player with a variety of options to get up and down for par.

*Hole Art by: Playersʼ Book Publications © 2007 • 1-800-557-4370*

Sanctuary - Hole #8 - 409 Yards
This is another memorable hole that lies within the tidal area of the Manatee River. The fairway bunkers are an extension of the swale that cuts through the back center of the fairway. The fairway plateau on the right is enticing but it requires a mammoth carry over the corner of the pond that runs down the right side of the fairway. Bailing out left will leave a longer approach shot over the bunkers that block the foreground of the green.

*Hole Art by: Playersʼ Book Publications © 2007 • 1-800-557-4370*

Sanctuary - Hole #9 - 505 Yards
Homeward bound! A birdie or even an eagle would end the round on a great note on this short par-5. The fairway meanders around the wooded tributary on the left and a pond and large low on the right. A strategically placed bunker between the first and second landing areas will certainly come into play after a poor tee shot. The long, linear green is closely guarded with a trench bunker to the left and two bunkers within the mounding complex on the right.

*Hole Art by: Playersʼ Book Publications © 2007 • 1-800-557-4370*


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