This is the signature hole on the course, a difficult par 5 with a sharp dog-leg to the left.
The white tee requires a drive across the main body of the water whilst the yellow and red tees are on the other side and have the water all down the right side. The dogleg is at about 270 yards to the green meaning the a tee shot from the white tee needs to carry over an expanse of water to the corner of the dogleg some 225 yards away. A pull to the left is likely to go out of bounds – the further right the shot the longer the carry and possible watery grave.
The drive from the yellow and red tees needs an accurate straight shot between the lake (which is now all the way down the right) and the out of bounds along the left hand side. From these tees the dogleg is about 190 yards away.
Once at the dog-leg the hole progresses slightly uphill to a two tier elevated green. Out of bounds runs all the way to the left hand side and deep bunker protects the front right approach to the green. A slight pull to the left is likely to get an unfavourable bounce into the out of bounds which is only 5 yards from the left of the green.
At this hole a par will feel like a birdy to the average golfer.
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