No. 16 at Augusta National Golf Club
Bradley S. Klein, Golfweek’s architecture editor, offers his opinion on one memorable hole:
Yards: 170, par 3
Architects: Robert Tyre (“Bobby”) Jones and Robert Trent Jones Sr. (1947)
Where: Augusta, Ga., The Masters, April 8-11, 2010
Ranked: No. 9 on Golfweek’s Best Classic List
It’s great because . . . the last of the five water holes on Augusta National – all on the back nine – provides a theatrical setting for championship golf. The hole, established in its current form in 1947, embodies a distinctly modern sensibility of power, aerial shotmaking and all-or-nothing drama. In many ways, it’s a precursor ...
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