Sun Valley has a long and rather romantic relationship with shotguns. That’s why the walls of the Sun Valley Gun Club—which opens for the season this weekend—are lined with iconic images of famous folks like Ernest “Papa” Hemingway, Clark Gable, Gary Cooper, Jane Russell, Ann Sothern and the legendary shooter Rudy Etchen, with shotguns in hand. “The history and tradition here is great,” Sun Valley Gun Club manager J.C. Dovey said. J.C.’s been at the Gun Club for a decade now, coming on full-time as manager after...
Hole 1, Par 5
This opening par 5 requires an accurate tee shot between the fairway bunker and the trees on the left. Longer hitters can reach this green in two, but the lake on the left, the hazard on the right, and the two large greenside bunkers make it a daunting task.