The 1st hole of the Charger 9 is a par 4 that measures 397 yards from the Palmer tees. The hole bends slightly from left to right. There is OB left of the fairway. To the right of the fairway is the 9th hole of the Charger 9. The green is a double green. The other pin is for #8. Try to avoid the bunkers short and left.
The 2nd hole of the Charger 9 is a par 3 that measures 156 from the Palmer tees. This picturesque hole has a narrow green that has water short and left of the green. Over the green your ball may find a shallow bunker. Club selection and distance control are important.
On September 7, 1979, Arnold Palmer shot his 10th lifetime hole-in-one on Charger #2, going a distance of 151 yards with a 7-iron.
The 3rd hole of the Charger 9 is a par 4 that measures only 313 yards from the Palmer tees. Finding the fairway with your tee shot is essential. The fairway has OB left and water right. After finding the fairway your approach shot is over water to a green that is guarded by bunkers left, long and right of the green.
The 4th hole of the Charger 9 is a par 5 that measures 524 yards from the Palmer tees. Your tee shot is played to a generously wide fairway. There is OB left and to the right are some moguls. If you choose to lay up with your second shot favor the left side of the fairway. There are bunkers on the right side that would leave you with an awkward shot into the green. The green has bunkers guarding the front, left and over the back.
The 5th hole of the Charger 9 is also a par 5. This dogleg left measures 513 yards from the Palmer tees. There is OB along the entire left side. This fairway is also generous in width. Avoid the temptation to get too aggressive with your tee shot. There are bunkers and moguls on the left. Once you get around the dog leg you will see the green with water in front and bunkers behind. Regardless if you choose to go for the green in two or choose to layup be aware that green runs away from you making club selection important.
The 6th hole of the Charger 9 is a par 4 that measures 368 yards from the Palmer tees. This straightforward par four has bunkers on the left side of the fairway that must be avoided from the tee. Your approach shot is into a green that has bunkers left, right and behind. If the hole location is back left you will need to be accurate with your approach to hold the green.
The 7th hole of the Charger 9 is a par 3 that measures 192 yards from the Palmer tees. This hole plays slightly downhill. The sloping green has water guarding the front. To the right there is a lone bunker. Whether you hit the green or not par is a good score on this hole.
Arnold Palmer shot his 20th lifetime hole-in-one on November 8, 2011 on Charger #7, going 163 yards with a 5-iron.
The 8th hole of the Charger 9 is a par 4 that measures 429 yards from the Palmer tees. This hole has OB all along the right side and bunkers guarding the left side of the landing area. The hole dog legs to the right. The green is the other part of the double green from #1. It is guarded by bunkers short and long. In addition there is a large oak tree protecting the right side.
The 9th hole of the Charger 9 is a par 4 that measures 432 yards from the Palmer tees. It is a dogleg left that plays longer than the yardage. If you can shape your tee shot from right to left this would be a good time to do so. Any tee shots that travel too straight run the risk of finishing in the bunkers on the right side or perhaps number 1 fairway. If you do not catch all of your tee shot the green will accept a low rolling approach. However, there are bunkers right, left and long to catch any shots that are offline or too aggressive.