Hole 1 “Takeoff” Par 4
This relatively short, straight par 4 is reachable for most players and makes for the perfect takeoff hole.
Hole 2 “Throttle Up” Par 4
This longish par 4 requires you to Throttle Up your driver early in the round to have a chance at reaching this difficult two-tiered green with your second shot.
Hole 3 “Windsheer” Par 4
The #1 handicap hole on the course requires a solid drive toward the left center of the fairway to hold off the easterly wind and avoid the hazard down the right side. This hole will most likely require a long second shot at the left center of the green to avoid the Windsheer and large greenside bunker.
Hole 4 “Runway” Par 5
The longest par 5 on the course usually plays into the wind parallel to the St. Lucie County International Airport Runway. You will most likely need to take an extra club or two to reach this large, well-guarded, slightly elevated green.
Hole 5 “May Day” Par 3
As soon as you hit your tee shot you will know if it has a chance or if it is May Day. One of the deepest greens, this one could take two extra clubs to reach a back hole location.
Hole 6 “Tailwind” Par 5
Two great shots with enough Tailwind and you could get home on this middleweight par 5. Pay special attention to your putt this is one of the trickiest greens to read.
Hole 7 “Wildwinds” Par 4
This sharp dogleg right requires a well-calculated approach shot through the swirling Wildwinds at a deceiving angle to a shallow green.
Hole 8 “Headwinds” Par 3
Keep your tee shot low into the Headwinds of this straight forward par 3.
Hole 9 “Tale Spin” Par 4
This long par 4 typically into the wind and could quite easily put your round into a Tale Spin. Stay down the left center of the fairway from tee to green and keep your approach below the hole.
Hole 10 “Touch ‘n’ Go” Par 4
This very challenging hole is going to take one of your best drives to Touch ‘n’ Go at the flagstick with your second shot. There usually is a hair more break on the green than meets the eye.
Hole 11 “Aces” Par 3
While over half of all Aces recorded at Fairwinds are made on this very short par 3, many players find themselves in a lot of trouble long and left. This long, narrow kidney shaped green is the inspiration for the golf courses new logo after the bent palm was blown away in the hurricanes of 2004. Two Aces, one and one, make 11.
Hole 12 “Crosswinds” Par 4
A relatively short par 4 with all the makings of a beautiful hole. This one is harder than it’s ranked. Pay special attention to the Crosswinds during your approach.
Hole 13 “Twist of Fate” Par 5
Choose your line carefully, as this twisting hole is known to make or break around depending on the path you take and determine your Fate.
Hole 14 “Turbulence” Par 3
This is a great hole! This hole favors the player who moves the ball left to right with plenty of dry ground right. Trust your instincts, take plenty of club andlet someone else in your group watch your ball, unless you want to feel the Turbulence.
Hole 15 “Downwind” Par 4
Usually, this hole plays Downwind! If that is the case today, Grip it and Rip it! Have fun with this tee shot. The real key is placing your second shot on the right tier of the green.
Hole 16 “Ground Loop” Par 4
Drive this one down the middle? Tempted to take the shorter route down the right side? Too far right and you will learn the hard way why we call this one Ground Loop.
Hole 17 “B-17 Bomber” Par 5
The shortest of all par 5’s, fire (swing) like a B-17 Bomber and you could find yourself standing over an eagle putt.
Hole 18 “The Spoiler” Par 4
It’s show time! The hole you’ve all been waiting for… or hoping would never come. This is it, the Spoiler. Voted one of the Treasure Coasts most challenging holes. Keep it high and dry and you won’t be disappointed.