As a general rule, the degree of difficulty on a resort course rises as you play more holes. That way, golfers have a better chance of feeling good at the beginning of the round so they can build some confidence. Water is used for visual appeal as much as for a hazard, and greens tend to be larger and flatter on resort courses.
Here are some tips to help you score well:
* Ask for a yardage guide - Most major resorts have golf guides that offer a hole-by-hole description.