DE­FER­RING THE CHAL­LENGE

Golf Digest (South Africa) - - Play Your Best -

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 .

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