DEFERRING THE CHALLENGE
Over time, I bet you’d average a lower score by selecting the club – perhaps a 3-wood or hybrid – that finishes in the wide part of a fairway like this one. I’d rather have 30 more metres on my approach than face something testy further up the hole and be hitting from the rough or behind a tree. If the course is so from rain, all the more reason to lay back because the green will be receptive to a long approach. The biggest mistake is not putting your tee shot in play. With a creek down the entire right side here, you’d want any miss to go le .