Sun Valley Resort Starts Renovation of Trail Creek Course

The first hole on Sun Valley's Trail Creek Course will be closed for a significant remodel. While the work is underway, the resort has implemented a contingency hole to enable a full 18-hole round.

The par-5, 530-yard hole will receive a redesigned green, a widened and re-contoured fairway landing area off the tee, and a fairway bunker. A pond-side green will be made smaller. The project is slated to be completed in July 2013.

"Sun Valley is excited to begin the Trail Creek Course first-hole renovation," said Rick Hickman, the resort's director of golf. "The hole will be made more player friendly, with improved playability and conditions, and without taking a hole away from golfers, thanks to our extra hole.

"This is the latest in our ongoing commitment to ensure Sun Valley is a world-class golf resort and destination."

Sun Valley features 45 holes on its Trail Creek (18), Elkhorn (18) and White Cloud (nine) courses, as well as a 25-acre practice facility, two clubhouses and 18-hole putting course.

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