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PHOTOS: Bulldog's Blog, Prestwick

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A view of the Prestwick clubhouse, looking back at the 15th tee.

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The first hole at Prestwick is called Railroad.  Right of the tee you can see Prestwick Station and the railroad tracks running along the fairway.
The green at the first hole is well bunkered in front.
Most of the holes at Prestwick are heavily bunkered, but because the first is relatively short it is well bunkered as you can see from this massive crater fronting the first green.  Notice the train track just continues along the hole.
The second hole is a short par 3 that is also bunkered well in the front.
The third hole is a par five that clearly inspired Pete Dye with railroad ties used.
The stream or burn runs the length of the third hole on the right side.  Once you clear it on the drive, it typically will not come into play.
A mistake on the third hole can find this bunker, cavernous and capable of making a round miserable.
The fifth hole is a par three that is totally blind – this being the view off the tee.
At Prestwick's fifth hole, which features a blind tee shot, one must take a good look at the box to learn the hole location.
A reminder on Prestwick's fifth hole, a par-3 with a blind tee shot, reminds players not to hit before the group ahead rings a bell to signal the green is clear.
Golfers are reminded when leaving Prestwick's fifth hole, a par-3 with a blind tee shot, to let the next group know when the green is clear.
The sixth hole at Prestwick is a short par 4 that goes back towards town and is called Elysian Fields.
Monkton Miln, the par-4 seventh hole at Prestwick, measures 484 yards from the back tees and has 10 bunkers to navigate.
The par-5 12th hole called Wall.
A look back at the 14th green from the 15th tee.
Looking more like a moon scape, the 15th hole is a difficult tee shot, thus the name of Narrows for the hole.
A view of the Prestwick clubhouse, looking back at the 15th tee.
The tee shot on the Alps hole; now the 17th at Prestwick, it was the second in Old Tom Morris' times.
The second shot on the Alps hole, the 17th at Prestwick, is a blind one with a good poke required over the Sahara bunker to a medium-sized green.
A common sight in the UK: A dog on the golf course waits for his master to tee off.
Young Tom Morris' scorecard from the 1868 Open Championship at Prestwick.  Note on the eighth hole he had an ace – the first in Open history.
In Prestwick's dining room, pictures of former captains adorn the walls.
Open Champions at Prestwick.