Pine Valley Golf Club

Clementon, New Jersey

Promontory (Painted Valley) (Park City, Utah)

Promontory (Painted Valley) logo Golf Course Review by: Bill Satterfield (2008)

Rankings:  7th      

Quick Facts

Designer:  Jack Nicklaus in 2007

Cost:  Private

Phone Number:  (435) 333-4016 - Steve Hupe, Director of Golf Operations

Course Website:  Official Website - Visit Promontory (Painted Valley)'s official website by clicking on the link provided.

Directions:  Get here! - 8758 N. Promontory Ranch Rd., Park City, Utah – UNITED STATES

Photos:  See additional photos of Promontory (Painted Valley)

What to Expect:  What should you expect at Painted Valley? Expect pounding your driver all day at the longest course you've likely ever experienced. At nearly 8100 yards, Painted Valley is extremely long even at nearly 7000 feet elevation. Two of the par 4s are over 500 yards and none of them are under 400 yards. The course is kept in excellent condition and water hazards come into play on several holes on the course, particularly on the back nine. The 6th-13th holes play uphill and into the wind and are nothing short of brutal from the back tees. It is a unique challenge from a length aspect, but the most difficult part of the course is the severely undulated greens that require precision and touch to navigate when kept at 10+ on the stimpmeter. With a rating/slope of 78.7/155 from the tips, Painted Valley delivers as one of the most challenging tracks in the world.

By the Numbers

Tees Par Yardage Rating Slope
Black 72 8098 78.7 155
Blue 72 7297 75.0 145
White 72 6538 73.5 140
Red 72 5444 67.3 122

Individual Hole Analysis

Signature Hole:  12th Hole – 673 Yard Par 5 – The 12th hole at Painted Valley typifies everything at the Promontory course; big, long, and difficult! Big views of the valley and mountain surroundings abound at this larger than life hole that plays downhill to the heavily bunkered fairway. The double dogleg hole tips out at 673 yards which shockingly isn't even the longest par five on the course (the opening hole is 718 yards). Lastly, it is the most difficult par five on the course as it plays severely downhill from the tee and then back uphill and into the prevailing wind when traveling back to the green. It is a great hole that embraces the feel and theme of Promontory.This hole typifies Painted Valley at Promontory; big, long, and tough!

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