Thursday, December 29, 2016

Master Plan - 11th hole

Yesterday I highlighted the new par 3 10th hole, let's continue through the back nine looking at the potential changes for each hole.  As I stated previously, our current 10th hole will become the 11th hole under the Plan, so for today I will reference this as 11.

We renovated the new 11 last year, rebuilding the bunkers, moving the tees, adding moguls to the right side and shortening the fairway.  I won't spend a lot of time highlighting the changes as we have already made them.

As you can see, according to the plan we made a few changes once we started moving dirt around.  Being a Golf Course Architect is an art, you have to let the land and the course tell you what fits.  It is one thing to place a plan on paper, but it is usually necessary to make changes in the field as the renovation develops.  The changes that were made include: moving the forward tee over to the left, adding moguls on the right side down by the approach, and keeping the approach bunker in place - for a total of 4 bunkers.