The first hole is a short, downhill par 4 of 350 yards. The narrow fairway will prevent the players from getting much closer than 10 yards to a narrow green guarded by deep slopes on all side. The two-tier green is relatively flat and easy to putt - a good hole to start with a birdie.
This par 4 of 384 yards makes a slight turn to the right. The fairway has bunkers to the left and a lake on the right and will require the players to play to an opening on the left side of the fairway center to have a free view of the green. This will leave an approach to the green from about 140 yards. The green has a mound in the center and is protected by bunkers.
This is the first par 5 - measuring 545 yards; it is the longest on the course. An ideal shot is to hit driver off the tee to the left fairway, leaving a wood or long iron to the highest part of the hill and a good view of the small green. This green is one of the most complicated on the course, especially when the hole is located on the right.
At 420 yards, this par 4 is one of the longest on the front nine. It turns to the left and has a lake that runs on that same side after the first 150 yards, crossing in front of the green. It is very important to stay on the fairway this hole to have an easier second shot to the green. A hole location on the front and back and left of the green are the most difficult.
This hole is one of the best on the course. The rise and turn to the left, are without doubt a challenge to accuracy. The best tee shot is played to the left center of the fairway. The green is protected with a slope at the front and a deep bunker to the right. This is the green with the most undulations on the front nine. This hole is par 4 of 405 yards.
The downhill par 3 of 170 yards offers a relatively easy approach the hole locations because of its spacious and open green. The secret to this hole is to account for the elevation change and choose the right club. A mistake missing the green long could be costly.
The last par 4(376 yards); of the front nine is a great birdie opportunity. The fairway is wide but tee shots must avoid the right bunkers or it could be costly. The green is one of the widest on the course and even with its small undulations; it is a green that can easily be attacked.
This par 3 is played long at 179 yards and demands accuracy. The green is protected by a lake to the left and the La Culebra River to the right as well as bunkers back and on the right. The green has three different levels and is difficult to put the ball to close to the hole when located at the back of the green.
This is a par 5 of 507 yards played uphill back towards the Club House. It is reachable in two shots if both long and precise. The Mesquite, the GCC course tree, protects against any shots left, and a deep bunker guards the right part of the green. The ideal lay-up third shot will be from about 80 yards. The green is relatively flat and easy to putt.