#10: La Quinta Resort Mountain Course, No. 16

The 16th hole of the Mountain Course at the La Quinta Resort and Club (Marilyn Chung/The Desert Sun)

Course name: La Quinta Resort Mountain Course

Hole info: No. 16, par-3, 167 yards

Course address: 50200 Avenida Vista Bonita, La Quinta

Pro shop number: (760) 564-7610

Of note: The Dunes and Mountains courses at La Quinta Resort were the first Pete Dye courses in the desert.

Playing tip: Few holes in the desert are as straight-forward as this hole. There are playable bunkers around the green, but it is the fear factor that stops golfers from taking an aggressive swing on this hole.