El Dorado Country Club is a Private 18 hole golf course located in McKinney, Texas.
This Gary Baird designed course first opened for play in 1982.
Par for the course is 72. From the back tees the course plays to 6,770 yards. From the forward tees the course measures 5,461 yards. The longest hole on the course is # 2, a par-5 that plays to 556 yards. The shortest hole on the course is # 5, a par-3 that plays to 187 yards from the back tees.
Watch out for # 12, a 426 yard par-4 challenge and the #1 handicap hole on the course. The easiest hole is # 8, a 370 yard par-4.
The course has a creek and an irrigation lake in addition to a multitude of trees to challenge your game. The course is known for its sloped greens, which are often protected by heavy bunkering.
#2 and #6, both par-5s are narrow doglegs with a small pond looming right of the green. #6 is just 503 yards but features the creek cutting the fairway and riding the right side of the hole.
On the back, No. 14 is one of the toughest hole, measuring 431 yards with out-of-bounds on the right and a pond in the fairway at 200 yards from the tee. The approach must carry the bunker fronting the green.
(cart included), played on Saturday, June 2007 at 6am
The name of the club is spelled incorrectly on this site. It is actually Eldorado. This is short, tight, and very challenging course. The greens are generally on the fast side with subtle breaks and contours that can surprise a careless newcomer.
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