#24: La Quinta Resort Dunes Course, No. 17

The 17th hole of the Dunes Course at the La Quinta Resort and Club (Marilyn Chung/The Desert Sun)

Course name: La Quinta Resort Dunes Course

Hole info: No. 17, par-4, 433 yards

Course address: 50200 Avenida Vista Bonita, La Quinta

Pro shop number: (760) 564-7610

Of note: The PGA of America once named this hole the toughest No. 17 hole in the country.

Playing tip: Do not be ashamed of a 5 on this par-4. A drive down the left side is best for reaching the green in two, but a drive down the right is much, much safer.