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Sunday, February 28, 2021

Tagged: Hole of the Week

Justin Rose Wins Fort Worth at Colonial

Charles Schwab Challenge Starter: Storylines, Power Rankings, Sleeper Pick, and Whatnot

The second Major of the 2019 PGA Tour season is now in the books, with big-stage prodigy Brooks Koepka again having his name engraved in the trophy of a major championship, the second consecutive...
16th hole during the 2017 World Golf Championships-Bridgestone Invitational at Firestone Country

Hole of the Week: Firestone’s 16th, aka “The Monster”

Still the PGA Tour’s distance king even as courses have grown longer over the decades, No. 16 was dubbed “The Monster” by none other than Arnold Palmer after a triple bogey there cost him...

Hole of the Week: No. 18 at the Old White TPC

Though par-3s typically don’t make very compelling finishing holes – just two exist on the PGA Tour schedule – the Old White’s 18th has seen its share of excitement in just seven editions of...
Jamie Lovemark

Hole of the Week: No.1 at Quail Hollow Club

Already boasting what’s perennially the PGA Tour’s toughest closing stretch in the “Green Mile,” Quail Hollow also now features an opening brute that might give Augusta National’s first hole a run for its money. Created...

Hole of the Week: No. 9 at TPC San Antonio’s Oak Course

The only hole on the Oaks layout without a bunker, No.9 has proven to be hazardous enough by ranking among the PGA Tour’s 50 toughest holes in four of the past seven years. Last...
Augusta National Hole 13

Hole of the Week: Amen Corner’s Finale

Considered by many to be the quintessential risk/reward par-5 in golf, Amen Corner’s exit seems to have provided more reward than risk in recent years. Nonetheless, No.13 manages to find a way to draw...
Arnold Palmer Invitational Bay Hill Hole No. 18video

Hole Spotlight: Bay Hill’s Exciting Finisher

Boasting perhaps the most creative moniker on the PGA Tour, the “Devil’s Bathtub” was given long ago to the rock-lined pond that stands guard to Bay Hill’s hook-shaped 18th green. It rarely fails to...
Snake Pit

Hole of the Week: The Snake Pit Entrance

Many will tell you the entrance to the “Snake Pit” is the segment that packs the most venom – a long, narrow dogleg right that forces players to navigate between a pond guarding the...
Justin Thomas Hole 7 WGC Mexico Championship

Hole of the Week: No. 7 at Chapultepec

The longest par-3 on the course also has one of its smallest greens – rendered smaller by a large pine tree on the right that blocks access to perhaps a third of the...
Hole 15 PGA National

No. 15 at PGA National: Hole of the Week

The entrance to the vaunted three-hole “Bear Trap” produced not a single hole-in-one during the Honda Classic’s first 10 years at PGA National. Then a year ago, there suddenly were two. Scott Stallings broke the...
Riviera Country Club Hole 10

Hole of the Week: Riviera’s 10th

No.10, Riviera Country Club Par 4, 315 yards 2017 average: 3.87 (15th toughest) A pioneer of the short risk/reward par-4, No.10 has stood the test of time and technology to remain one of the best of...
Hole 8 Pebble Beach

Hole of the Week: The 8th at Pebble Beach Golf Links

Soaking in the view of Carmel Bay from the tee, it’s easy to see why Jack Nicklaus has called No. 8 at Pebble Beach his favorite par-4 in golf. Then, of course, you have...
TPC Stadium 16th

Hole of the Week: “The Coliseum”

Officially known as the Coliseum in WMPO lingo – and “Thunderdome” in more casual parlance – Scottsdale’s 16th remains the only fully-enclosed hole on the PGA Tour and the trendsetter others look to emulate. Corporate...
Hideki Matsuyama

The Starter: Golf World Order Restored, the Coliseum Awaits, and Whatnot

This week’s edition won’t leave you in the dark, as opposed to the finishes on the PGA Tour and LPGA circuits. Didn’t they have lights installed somewhere last weekend? Oh yeah, Dubai. Anyone care...