General view of the Par 4, 11th Hole on the Kintyre Course at Turnberry Hotel in Ayrshire, Scotland. Hole No. 10 would be even better if they would move the green way left to the site of the 11th tee along the shore, which would make for an even more dramatic par 4.
Bradley S. Klein, Golfweek’s architecture editor, offers his opinion on one great hole:
Yards: 456, par 4
Architects: Mackenzie Ross, 1949; Tom Mackenzie and Martin Ebert, 2007
Where: Turnberry, Ayrshire, Scotland
Event: British Open, July 16-19
It’s great because . . . for all the heralded seaside courses on the British Open rota, this is the only hole where the water actually is supposed to be in play, as opposed to reachable by a poorly struck shot. Since the last British Open at Turnberry in 1994, the setting along the headland has been dramatically enhanced by a new tee on the ...
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