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Sandy Lodge Golf Club

A Golfers Club

Mon 23
14ºC
Tue 24
15ºC
Wed 25
18ºC

Course Status

Sandy Lodge: 1 The Course is open, please be cautious whilst playing the 5th and 6th holes, this is a shared fairway. There are no restrictions on buggies or trolleys. The 14th is closed for irrigation and the 12th is a temporary green for drainage.

Hole 4 - Hill's Brae

Member’s Tip:

A relatively short Par five, offering a good chance of a birdie or better. The tee shot is over a slight rise that hides the 3 bunkers down the left side of the fairway, the furthest at 275 yards from the tee. My ideal drive would be aimed to the middle of the fairway with a slight fade. This should counter the slope of the fairway that encourages any shot left of centre into the bunkers. A drive placed too far to the right will find some heavy rough. A well struck shot will leave me with around 190 yards to the centre of the green. I always see the second shot coming in from right to left and landing just short of the putting surface to roll up to pin high. A pushed second will find the gorse surround the right side of the green and over drawing the ball will find the left green side bunker or gorse, so precision is required. The green has a significant slope from front to back and right to left so putting is always a challenge. Two good putts should secure a four! Good luck. 

David Scammell - Handicap 2
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Yds 506 Par 5
Yds 501 Par 5
Yds 472 Par 5
Yds 414 Par 5




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