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Masters Hole-by-Hole

No. 18 - Holly

Yards: 465
Par: 4

Now among the most demanding finishing holes in golf, this uphill dogleg right is protected off the tee by two deep bunkers at the left elbow the only bunkers in play off the tee on the back nine (except for par 3s). Trees get in the way of a drive that strays to the right. A middle iron typically is required to a green that has a bunker in front and to the right.

Highlight: Sandy Lyle was tied for the lead with Mark Calcavecchia when he hit 1-iron in the first of two bunkers down the left side of the fairway. Not thinking he could get on the green, Lyle hit 7-iron over the tall lip and behind the flag, and it rolled back to 10 feet. He holed the putt for birdie to win in 1988.

Lowlight: Arnold Palmer walked up the 18th fairway accepting congratulations for another victory, then hit into the bunker and wound up with a double bogey to finish one shot behind Gary Player in 1961.

Source: Associated Press


Flyovers from Augusta National


2016 Cumulative Stats
CourseAugusta National Golf Club
NameHolly
Rank5
Stroke Avg4.236
Yards465
Par4
Aces0
Double Eagles0
Eagles0
Birdies21
Pars101
Bogeys51
Double Bogeys3
Others2
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