The golf course - Hole by hole

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The first hole provides a challenging start to the round with out of bounds to the right, and trees lining the left-hand side of the fairway. A solid drive will leave a mid to short iron into the green which is protected by a bunker to the left and right.

A long par 5 measuring over 500 yards. Longer hitters will be confident of carrying the fairway bunkers, but miss hit shots, or slightly wayward will be caught up by one of the 2 bunkers. From there the fairway dog legs to the left and drops significantly downhill from roughly 100 yards in. Approaches to the green should keep right to avoid the greenside bunker, or even worse having the dreaded flop shop to contend with.

One of the hardest holes on the course, a lengthy uphill par 3 measuring 186 yards from the back tees. Club selection is paramount, as from front to back of the green is at least a 2-club difference. In addition, 2 pot bunkers guard the left and right side, as well as the severe drop-off on the left-hand side. Take a par and run!!!!

A picturesque dog leg right par 4, which provides risk reward from the tee, offering the option of laying up in line with the strategically placed marker post, or going all out and taking the tiger line. A well-placed tee shot will provide the player with a good angle into the green, where going long is a not an option if the pin is at the back due to the back to front slope. Be careful, high numbers can be racked up if you're out of position.

Shorter than the second hole, the fifth provides more of a challenge off the tee, with a woodland area running down both sides of the hole. Although small, a craftly placed fairway bunker will devour errant tee shots, leaving a chip out as the only option. Shot 2 will be a definite lay up for most, but longer hitters may want to challenge the green and the long ditch which protects the front portion of the green. On the green you will be presented with a tricky sloping putt, due to the undulating green.

Running adjacent to the fifth, this straight par 4 is protected by the woodland to the left and out of bounds right. Most golfers will be left with a blind second shot to a narrow green, which has trouble to the right, left and long. Therefore, golfers may want to run their second shot in to avoid the multiple hazards as mentioned earlier.

A short par 3 with a long narrow green. Favouring the left side with your tee shot would be advisable as balls tend to feed in from the left, but this will also help you avoid the steep bunker that runs the full length of the green. Avoiding the overhanging trees to the left of the hole vital to avoid having a very tricky chip onto the green.

Hitting a draw would be a preference off this tee, internal out-of-bounds covers the right side of the hole, and left isn't really an option either. Miss hit shots off the tee also bring the ditch into play, which will incur a penalty stoke in most situations. Playing downhill for the second shot into a 2-tiered green protected by a bunker to the left and right. Caution is key on this hole, and being straight for the first and second shot is key to maximise your chances of a par.

Concluding the front 9 is one of the most challenging par 4s on the course. Measuring over 400 yards, a fade of the tee is required, and leaving yourself down the left is needed to ensure you’re not blocked out by the overhanging trees on the right, or even worse being out of bounds right of the beck which run along the entire hole. A lengthy second shot will be the case for most, hitting a long iron/wood into a tough green, protected by a deep bunker on the right. Not obvious, but around 100 yards from the green is a ditch which runs through the fairway, so carrying this a necessity to achieving a good score on this hole. A strong finish to the front 9, where par is taken every day of the week by any player.

A relatively short uphill par 4 begins the back 9. The undulating fairway can leave an awkward stance for the second shot. An accurate tee shot is required to leave a clear shot to the green as trees to the left and right will block your shot to the green. No fairway bunkers on this green, but mounds at either side will leave a tricky chip if the green is missed.

Not just the longest hole on the course this par 5 used to be the longest hole in Yorkshire. A dead straight hole begins with a daunting tee shot as the green can be seen way in the distance. Two mounds need to be avoided off the tee and the hole is tree lined on both sides. Getting on or near the green in 3 shots would be deemed a success on this hole with a ditch running across the fairway just under 150 yards to the green and fairway bunkers protecting the left, right and back of the green. Making it no wonder this is the hardest hole on the course.

Golfers will see the twelfth hole as a good chance to make a birdie. A short par 4 which longer hitters will fancy their chances of driving the green. That said a fairway bunker and bushes to the left and right of the fairway will take away any birdie chance from a wayward tee shot. The green is surrounded by 4 bunkers meaning missing the green will provide a tough up and down.

A very demanding par 4 and the longest on the course. A well struck tee shot is required to give golfers the chance to get on this green in 2. The undulating fairway can leave an awkward lie for shots into the green. Tree lined to the left with a gauze bush on the right of the fairway. A long narrow green awaits with a large bunker to the left of the green and a small bunker to the back means an accurate approach is required. Walking of this hole with a 4 is a great achievement.

A bunker less par 4 that dog legs slightly to the right. The fairway is tree lined on both sides. Position from the tee is paramount to leave a clear shot to the green. A slightly wayward tee shot will leave shots to the green blocked out by trees that cut into the fairway at both sides. A narrow green that slopes from back to front and is often difficult to read.

A picturesque slightly downhill par 4 awaits. Strategically placed trees to the left and right of the fairway need to be avoided from the tee. Large willow trees take up the left side of the hole from 100 yards in. The narrowest green on the course awaits surrounded by 3 bunkers. Run off areas to the right side and back of the green mean that any slightly off line shots to the green will leave a very tough chip shot.

An uphill par 4 that dog legs slightly right to left. This hole plays much longer than its yardage. A sliced tee shot will find itself in the trees to the right of the fairway while woodland will await pulled tee shots. An uphill shot to the green will leave picking the right club tough as the bottom of the flag cannot be seen. There are bunkers to the left and right of the green, this hole grits its teeth from start to finish.

A beautiful par 3 which many class as the signature hole on the course. An elevated tee means a downhill shot to the green. With a bunker short and to the left of the green, a water hazard to the right and run off area to the back any shot not finding the green leaves a tricky shot to have a chance at making a par. From the elevated sheltered tee club selection is key.

A fantastic par 4 finishes the round off. This hole can be a card wrecker. Curving from left to right a blind tee shot starts the hole. You need to trust your aim and swing as only a perfectly placed tee shot will leave a clear shot to the green. A sliced tee shot will find itself in the willow trees or even worse out of bounds which runs all down the right of the hole. Left tee shots could find the fairway bunker or poplar trees. A narrow entrance to the green which is guarded by a large tree to the front left and a steep bunker to the right. A steep run-off area awaits any shots going long. A very demanding hole to finish.

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