Atlanta Athletic Club’s back nine in Instagrams

Final scores

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JOHNS CREEK, Ga. – Most people remember Atlanta Athletic Club from the 2011 PGA Championship when Keegan Bradley defeated Jason Dufner in a three-hole aggregate playoff.

But have you ever seen it up close and personal?

The answer is probably not.

The match-play portion of the U.S. Amateur is set to begin Wednesday, with the top 64 players from stroke play advancing. Take a look and see what the players will be facing down the stretch to win the ultimate amateur prize in amateur golf – the Havemeyer Trophy:

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Hole 10: Par 4, 442 yards

A straightforward par 4 after making the turn. Make a birdie and this hole will give you momentum heading into the back nine of match play.

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Hole 11: Par 4, 457 yards

With a narrow landing area, players need to make sure they get it in the fairway. Don’t miss the green right, or players will be in the water.

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Hole 12: Par 5, 551 yards

A dogleg left with a risk-reward second shot as the green once again has water on the right-hand side.

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Hole 13: Par 4, 336 yards

The fairway has a small landing area, in between bunkers. Most players will likely use 3-wood off the tee.

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Hole 14: Par 4, 451 yards

Driving the ball is key to this hole. Be sure to be on top of the hill to have a view of elevated green for this par 4.

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Hole 15: Par 3, 260/231 yards

It’s a flat green, but players need to be sure they hit it as water is down the right portion of this hole. This hole could be pivotal in match play.

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Hole 16: Par 4, 476 yards

It’s an uphill par-4. The approach shot needs to be spot on into this green as there are many undulations.

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Hole 17: Par 3, 207 yards

Make sure to get it over the water. Probably not the best idea to aim for the pin here as there will be sucker pins close to the water for match play.

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Hole 18: Par 5, 557 yards

A dogleg left par-5. If matches go the distance, birdies should win the hole.

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