Course name: PGA West Nicklaus Tournament Course
Hole info: No. 9, par-4, 470 yards
Course address: 56150 PGA Blvd., La Quinta
Pro shop number: (760) 564-7170
Of note: This course has hosted a number of PGA Tour final qualifying tournaments and will again this year.
Playing tip: A wide-open fairway gives way to a difficult approach shot. If the pin is in front, just stay away from it and hope for a 30-foot birdie putt (or par putt) coming back.