Buckingham is rated among the top three 9 hole courses in California. Eighteen sets of tees for 18 distinctly different holes of golf. PGA professional Mark Wotherspoon has redesigned the course with new tees new hazards, new bunkers and a new island for the par 5 17th hole. Local golfers consider the par 5 17th hole at Buckingham, Lake County's most challenging golf hole. Followed by the par 4/ 464 yard hole 18th hole, Buckingham is a great test of golf for golfer of any ability level.